Life Coaching Inspirational Quotes
These quotes give a picture of how I conduct my life and my life coaching. Inspirational quotes encourage us to think deeply and highly, and emotionally connect with the best parts of ourselves. Enjoy!
The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What would you be like if you were the only person in the world? If you want to be truly happy you must be that person.
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 who have come alive.
We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.
Inner freedom is not
guided by our efforts; it comes from seeing what is true.
The greatest deception
men suffer is from their own opinions.
The very things we wish
to avoid, neglect and flee from turn out to be the 'prima materia' from
which all real growth comes.
form of escape from the self.
consciousness is an individual responsibility.
Conflict is the
beginning of consciousness.
If you put yourself in
a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you
are forced to expand your consciousness.
It's exhilarating to be
alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing,
disorienting, and painful.
No problem can be
solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
Only when your
consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you
receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
The key to growth is
the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our
Our attitude toward life determines life's
attitude towards us.
Optimism is the one quality more associated
with success and happiness than any other.
The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in the mind.
Things turn out best for the people who make
the best of the way things turn out.
achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it... Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
No pressure, no diamonds.
I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my
career. I've lost more than 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been
trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and
over and over again in my life... and that is why I succeed.
That which you persist in doing becomes easier to do.
Not that the nature of the thing itself has changed,
but that your ability to do it has increased!
We don't see things as they are, we see them
as we are.
Put up in a place where it’s easy to see.
The cryptic admonishment T. T. T.
When you feel sometimes how slowly you climb.
It's well to remember that Things Take Time.
Our doubts are traitors,
All that we are is the result of
Fear regret more than failure.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Life's failures are stepping stones to success.
If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.
Mary Kay Ash
Leap and the net will appear.
No one knows what he can do till he tries.
Be not afraid of greatness
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of
Inspiration...Is remembering the
You must be the
change you wish to see in the world.
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the
direction of his
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The future depends on what we do in the present.
Happiness is when what you think, what you
say, and what you do are in harmony.
Until we extend the circle of our compassion to all living
The greatest thing about man is his ability to transcend himself, his ancestry and his environment
and to become what he dreams of being.
Tully C. Knoles
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whoever you are, there is some younger person who thinks you are perfect.
There is some work that will never be done if you don't do it.
There is someone who would miss you if you were gone.
There is a place that you alone can fill.
Jacob M. Braude
To laugh often and much:
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children,
to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others,
to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child,
a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed easier because you lived.
This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do or do not. There is no try.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice.
is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Not to dream boldly may turn out to be simply
The first and most important step toward success...is the feeling that we can succeed.
It's not the days in your life, but the life in your days
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Mary Kay Ash
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The present moment is the only moment available to us,
the door to all moments.
It is better to light one candle than to
curse the darkness.
How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to
If you have nothing else to do,
look about you and see if there isn't something close at hand that you can improve!
It may make you wealthy, thought it is more likely that it will make you happy.
George Matthew Adams
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands,
but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides,
and following them, you reach your destiny.
You can't steal second base and keep
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
Johann Friedrich von Schiller
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare.
It is because we do not dare they are difficult.
Anyone who has never made a mistake
You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
"I can't do it" never yet accomplished anything; "I will try" has performed wonders.
George P. Burnham
Nothing is so powerful as an idea whose time has
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our
today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the man you want to be.
Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
If we all worked on the assumption that
what is accepted as true were really true,
Try not to become a man of success but a man of
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is
to venture a
little way past them into the impossible.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
There are no classes in life for beginners:
right away you are always asked to deal with what is
You may never know what results come from your action.
if you do
nothing, there will be no results.
Don't limit yourself.
Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do.
You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.
The thing always happens that you really believe in;
the belief in a thing
makes it happen.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but
each of us can
work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those
acts will be written the history of this generation.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
If you don't know where you are going,
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land amongst the stars.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Imagination is more important than
Things usually turn out better than you think.
Von R Atkinson
For a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin- real life.
But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first,
some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid.
At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
This perspective has helped me to see there is no way to happiness.
Happiness is the way.
So treasure every moment you have and remember that time waits for no one.
Happiness is a journey, not a destination...
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world...
as in being able to remake ourselves.
Refuse to criticize, condemn, or complain.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide
it into small jobs.
When the student is ready, the teacher will
To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams, to have goals in life and a drive to succeed, and to surround yourself with the things and the people that make you happy - this is success!
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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