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Inspirational Quotable Quotes

Updated on June 4, 2010

Inspirational Quotations

Here are some of my favorite Inspirational Quotes...


The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
George S. Patton

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
Sidney Greenberg

All my successes have been built on my failures.
Benjamin Disraeli

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.
Malcolm X

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
Henry Ford

My reputation grows with every failure.
George Bernard Shaw

Every day the fat woman dies a series of small deaths.
Bovey, Shelley

Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.
Robert Falcon Scott

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money.
Lewis Hallam

If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger.
Georg C. Lichtenberg

A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat.
Erma Bombeck

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
Socrates

The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody put a flagstick on top.
Pete Dye

A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.
John Capuzzi

Love is unconditional, relationships are not.
Grant Gudmundson

I can’t understand why men make all this fuss about Everest—it’s only a mountain.
Junko Tabei

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Robert Browning

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
Larry Wilde

Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind.
Frank Harris

A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.
Mignon McLaughlin

He preacheth patience that never knew pain.
H. G. Bohn

Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
Saadi

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Dolly Parton

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      oneblockeast 6 years ago

      Getting Wisdom is the key to prosperity, But in all your Getting get Understanding.

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      chan bishop 7 years ago

      prosperity makes friends, Adversity tries them

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Some of my favorites. Thanks websclub!

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      websclubs 7 years ago

      Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind.

      Frank Harris

      A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.

      Sidney Greenberg

      Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.

      Henry Ford

      it's wisdom that stands the test of time. nice hub, Thanks for sharing.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      LOL, this one is an exceptional one by Socrates, thus I added it in the list of motivational quotes. Gives you a strong motivation to marry i.e the philosophy! :P

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      VickyZia 7 years ago from Lahore, Pakistan

      By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

      Socrates

      here the funny one:P but a true one in a way though :D

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Thanks James!

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      James A Watkins 8 years ago from Chicago

      Great stuff! I enjoyed these quotes. Especially Browning and Parton.

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      LOL! I'll try to talk to Mignon McLaughlin(June 6, 1913 - December 20, 1983) over this issue. :D

      Thank you for visiting WG. :)

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      Shari 8 years ago from New York, NY

      Ultimate - you already know what a lover of quotes I am, and this Hub fits right up there with one of your best ;) there is just one ;) that I have issue with . . hehehe

      "A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners."

      A car is wonderful in ny both to go east or west or to get up or downtown, even better when summer comes to get out of the city for the weekend. . and I promise my mom raised me with very good manners:)

      Rated upwards and awesome!

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Thank you for visiting Ethel. This one is a frightful quote and will give some inspiration for war. I believe the third world war won't spare the US.

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      One I read years ago by an American general or the like was: We fought world war one in europe, we fought world war two in europe and if you ba***rds let us we will fight world war three there too.

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