Inspirational Quotes

Here are some quotes I thought you might enjoy.


The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business–or almost anywhere else for that matter.
Lee Iacocca

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes

First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do.


Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Author Unknown

Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
David Ogilvy


6 responses to “Inspirational Quotes

  1. These quotes were so encouraging to me! When I think of my writing and wanting to get published, these quotes gave me hope.
    Thanks for choosing and sharing such uplifting, positive quotes!

    Mark Ceilley

  2. …loyal to daily acts of trivia. How true! Thanks for all the great quotes.

  3. Gloria McQueen Stockstill

    I am SO guilty of that!


  4. Gloria McQueen Stockstill

    Mark, I’m so happy the quotes encouraged you. We need that as writers. It can sometimes get discouraging and we may lose hope of ever getting published. Hang in there, fellow writer!


  5. marilyn donahue

    Gloria, I went straight to my Goal Notebook and copied the quote from Seneca! Thanks.

  6. gloriastockstill

    Marilyn, that is one of my favorites, too! I also relate to the one by the author unknown.


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