60 Most Powerful Quotes You’ll Ever Read

Part of the human experience is finding other people who can relate to us. Some people need to know they’re not alone, while others need a little bit of encouragement to keep moving forward. Sometimes we just need to be reminded that we are capable of more than it seems at this moment. No matter what it is that you’re in need of, a powerful quote can go a long way. Soak in a little inspiration from the leaders, inventors, actors, and world-changers to motivate and encourage you today.

powerful quotes 60 Most Powerful Quotes You’ll Ever Read

  1. “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” – Lionel Messi
  2. “Don’t practice until you get it right.  Practice until you can’t get it wrong.” – Anonymous
  3. “May the best day of your past be the worst day of your future.” – Anonymous
  4. “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”– William G.T. Shedd
  5. ”A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
  6. “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said, ‘Faster horses’.” – Henry Ford.
  7. “A tiger doesn’t lose sleep over the opinion of sheep.” – Shahir Zag
  8. “Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain
  9. “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu
  10. “Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win.” – Tom Fleming
  11. “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee
  12. “We choose to go to the moon and do these other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”?– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  13. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle
  14. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  15. “There ain’t no problem that some other dude didn’t have 1,000 years ago.” – Will Smith
  16. “Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it’s OK to lose. I don’t. You have to be merciless.” – Magnus Carlsen
  17. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” – Gerard Way
  18. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – W.B. Yeats
  19. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”– C.S. Lewis
  20. “People often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  21. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” –Muhammad Ali
  22. “Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.” – Antisthenes
  23. “Be like the flower that gives fragrance even to the hand that crushes it.” – Ali Ibn Abi Talib
  24. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
  25. “The greatest mistake you can ever make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.” – Ellen Hubbard
  26. “Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.” – Will Smith
  27. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling
  28. “Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine, and injustice when He could do something about it, but I’m afraid he might just ask me the same question.” – Abdu’l-Baha
  29. “Opportunity is missed by people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” –Thomas Alva Edison
  30. “It has been said that a person may have ten years of experience, or one year of experience repeated ten times.” – Yukiso Yamamoto
  31. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs
  32. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go and do that, because what the world needs is people that have come alive.” –Howard Thurman
  33. “As men grow old enough to look back on their lives, any pain they have does not come from the things at which they failed, but the things they never tried.” – Antwan McLean
  34. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”  – Napoleon Bonaparte
  35. “If you don’t turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else’s story.” – Terry Pratchett
  36. “When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.” – Buddha
  37. “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  38. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” – Albert Einstein
  39. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” – Robert Schuller
  40. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  41. “Talent is luck. The important thing in life is courage.” – Woody Allen
  42. “Not until we are lost, do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau
  43. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden
  44. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  45. “I don’t know what frightens me more, the power that crushes us, or our endless ability to endure it.” – Gregory David Roberts
  46. ”Today I do what others won’t, so that tomorrow I can accomplish what others don’t.” –Jerry Rice
  47. “The most important things are the hardest to say because words diminish them.” –Stephen King
  48. “Don’t confuse comfort with happiness.” – Dean Karnazes
  49. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” – M?ori proverb
  50. “I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” – Dudley Field Malone
  51. “If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun.” – APJ Abdul Kalam
  52. “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
  53. “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” – Ancient Indian Proverb
  54. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” –William Faulkner
  55. “Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?” – Sun Tzu
  56. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  57. “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson
  58. “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” – Dalai Lama
  59. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  60. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.” – Roy L. Goodman

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