Category Archives: Quotationary

Inspirational Quotes

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” – Woody Allen

“You, as much as anyone in the universe, deserve your love and respect.” – Buddha

“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.” – Theodore Rubin

“Everything is okay in the end, if it’s not ok, then it’s not the end.” – Unknown

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Buddha

Quotes on Progress

“Each step upward makes me feel stronger and fit for the next step.” (Mohandas Gandhi)

“No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought.” (John Stuart Mill)

“Change is not always progress……A fever of newness has been everywhere confused with the spirit of progress.” (Henry Ford)

“Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and regression, of evolution and dissolution.” (Goethe)

“The impulse to escape an untenable situation often prompts human beings not to shrink back but to plunge ahead.” (Eric Hoffer)

“Our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.” (George Eliot)

Quotes on Fear

“Do the thing you fear most, and the death of fear is certain.” (Mark Twain)

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” (Andrew Carnegie)

“There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.” (Alfred Hitchcock)

“In time we hate that which we often fear.” (William Shakespeare)

“There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.” (André Gide)

Quotes on Progress

“Each step upward makes me feel stronger and fit for the next step.” (Mohandas Gandhi)

“No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought.” (John Stuart Mill)

“Change is not always progress……A fever of newness has been everywhere confused with the spirit of progress.” (Henry Ford)

“Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and regression, of evolution and dissolution.” (Goethe)

“The impulse to escape an untenable situation often prompts human beings not to shrink back but to plunge ahead.” (Eric Hoffer)

“Our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.” (George Eliot)

Quotes on Riches

“The wise man does not deem himself undeserving of any of the gifts of fortune. He does not love riches, but he would rather have them; he does not admit them to his heart, but to his house, and he does not reject the riches he has, but he keeps them and wishes them to supply ampler material for exercising his virtue.” (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

“It must be great to be rich and let the other fellow keep up appearances.” (Kin Hubbard)

”I am indeed rich since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.” (Edward Gibbon)

“The rich man is not one who is in possession of much, but one who gives much.” (St. John Chrysostom)

“Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity, than a rich man who is perverse in his ways.” (Proverbs 28:6)

“If a man would guide his life by true philosophy, he will find ample riches in a modest livelihood enjoyed with a tranquil mind.” (Lucretius)

“If you can actually count your money, then you are not a really rich man.” (J. Paul Getty)

Quotes on Success

“I have always been more afraid of failing than hopeful of success.” (Samuel Johnson)

“A reputation for success tends to be self-fulfilling. Equally, failure feeds on itself.” (Henry Kissinger)

“Knowing what you want is the first step to getting it.” (Louise Hart)

Great Quotes

“Success is in the mundane.”  (Robert Bolan)

“Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.” (Corita Kent)

“Think of all the really successful men and women you know. Do you know a single one who didn’t learn very young the trick of calling attention to himself in the right quarters?” (Storm Jameson)

“By the time we make it, we’ve had it.” (Malcolm Forbes)