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37 Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Pushing Forward Towards Your Dreams

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Apr 18, 2016


Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom. Turn to these quotes whenever you feel you need some inspiration and words of encouragement on your way towards the future and success you desire.


  1. "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." 

—Walt Disney


  1. "To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like." 

—Mike Gafka


  1. "What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise." 

—Oscar Wilde


  1. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." 

—David Brinkley


  1. "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." 

—Charles Darwin


  1. “I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.” 

—Michael Jordan


  1. “We develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and obstacles.” 

—Stephen Covey


  1. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." 

—Eleanor Roosevelt


  1. "The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it." 

—Henry Ford


  1. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." 

—John D. Rockefeller


  1. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.” 

—Peter F. Drucker


  1. “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” 



  1. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” 

—Napoleon Hill


  1. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." 

—Robert Collier


  1. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."

—Thomas Jefferson


  1. "If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do." 



  1. "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." 

—Jimmy Spithill


  1. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."

—Jim Rohn


  1. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." 

—Jim Rohn


  1. "Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending." 

—Carl Bard


  1. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." 



  1. "The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." 

—Mark Caine


  1. "If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!" 

—T. Harv Eker


  1. "Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life."

—Yoko Ono


  1. "Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." 

—John Maxwell


  1. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” 

—Abraham Lincoln


  1. "Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down." 

—Charles F. Kettering


  1. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." 

—Henry David Thoreau


  1. "Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there's an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen." 

—Dax Shepard


  1. "The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus." 

—Bruce Lee


  1. "Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out."

—John Wooden


  1. "Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don't have a plan." 

—Larry Winget


  1. "Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them." 

—Vaibhav Shah


  1. “If you're going through hell, keep going."

Winston Churchill


  1. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

a student of Warren G. Tracy


  1. "Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


  1. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”

—Jimmy Johnson

See Also: 9 Things to Do When You Feel Like Giving Up




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