Perfect Book Quotes to Help Inspire You To Be Better


As someone who likes to read a lot, I am constantly clipping out quotes from the books that I love, to help inspire and motivate me in my life. I was chatting to a good friend of mine recently, Gregory Lindae , a very smart man and a fellow book lover like myself. During our conversation he asked me what were my favorite motivational quotes, and I wanted to share them with you in the hopes that they can inspire you in the same way that they have inspired me over the years. Feel free to steal any that you like!

Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.”

Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“It doesn’t matter what you did or where you were…it matters where you are and what you’re doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!”

Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life. You can spend your life wallowing in despair, wondering why you were the one who was led towards the road strewn with pain, or you can be grateful that you are strong enough to survive it.”

J.D. Stroube, Caged by Damnation

“The greatest personal limitation is to be found not in the things you want to do and can’t, but in the things you’ve never considered doing.”

Richard Bandler

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.”

Henry Ward Beecher

“There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.”

Richard Bach

“Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades bumps and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested And have the courage to accept that you’re not perfect nothing is and no one is — and that’s OK.”

Katie Couric

“I refuse to believe that Hendrix had the last possessed hand, that Joplin had the last drunken throat, that Morrison had the last enlightened mind.”

Patti Smith

“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.”

Brian Tracy

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