25 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Positivity

You may have come across the quote The pen is mightier than the sword – Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The power of words is the very thing that could lift that sword or inspire peace! The power of words is also the very thing that will motivate you or be the persuading factor in you giving up.

Here are 25 of the most powerful quotes that will help to inspire positivity and motivation

1 “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” –Elbert Hubbard


2 “When life gives you curdled milk, be patient. You get very good cheese!” – Braum


3 “You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.” – Joyce Meyer


4 “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu


5 “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”― Albert Einstein


6 “Of all sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these: it might have been.” — John Greenleaf Whittier


7 “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” ―Mahatma Gandhi


8 “Even heaviest door can be opened.” – Braum


9 “I fear not the man who has practised 10,000 kicks, but I do fear the man who has practised one kick 10,000 times.” Bruce Lee


10 “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” — Jiddu Krisnamurti


11 “To love is to recognise yourself in another.” – Eckhart Tolle


12 “And when you gaze long enough into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” — Friedrich Nietzsche


13 “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education”-Mark Twain


14 “A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” — John F. Kennedy


15 “Every man dies, but not every man truly lives.”— William Wallace


16 “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”— Plato


17 “Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” — Albert Einstein


18 “Some cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go.” ― Oscar Wilde


19 “Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend?” — Abraham Lincoln


20 “Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.” — Indian Proverb


21 “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” –Kahlil Gibran


22 “Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.” – William Saroyan


23 “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” ― John Lennon


24 “You never fail until you give up trying.” – Albert Einstein


25 “Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” – Dalai Llama

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