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Inspirational quotations

A number of things other people have said that I have found inspiring…


“As ‘no man is an island’, so too are we not men of stone who are not moved by the noble passion of love, friendship and human compassion” – Nelson Mandela

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.  People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.” – Nelson Mandela

“Be the scriptwriters of your destiny and feature yourself as stars that showed the way towards a brighter future.” – Nelson Mandela

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do.” – John Wooden

“Promise me you will always remember – you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin (to Pooh Bear)

“One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.” – Washington Irving

“Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.” – Ghandi

“Go the extra mile.  It’s never crowded.” – Author unknown

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

“Act as is what you do makes a difference.  It does.” – William James

“It’s not that successful people are givers; it is that givers are successful people.” – Patti Thor

“Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.” – Les Brown




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