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  1. Born2care2001 profile image80
    Born2care2001posted 7 years ago

    What is the most influential inspirational book, movie, website, video clip or song you know?

  2. pedrn44 profile image93
    pedrn44posted 7 years ago

    The most inspirational book I read is Catherine Ponder's "The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity"

  3. Ramsa1 profile image61
    Ramsa1posted 7 years ago

    There are so many that I really can't pick one. However, I can name some of the authors who influenced and helped me the most: Dale Carnegie, Norman Vincent Peale, Napoleon Hill, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Joe Vitale, Neville Goddard, and Jose Silva.

  4. sasanqua profile image78
    sasanquaposted 7 years ago

    ooohhh...that's a hard one. I'm not sure this is the MOST influential/inspirational book I've read, but I'll go with To Kill a Mockingbird. Atticus Finch inspires me so much, even though he's a fictional character. The film's inspirational too :p

  5. samanthamayer profile image72
    samanthamayerposted 7 years ago

    I don't know which category this fits under... well there are video clips about it, although I heard the story as a presentation. The 'Thankyou Water' project is to sell bottled water, with all the proceeds going towards water projects in third-world countries. The creator is a young Australian in his early 20s, and he did some research on both the booming bottled water industry in Australia and the millions of people in poorer countries who do not have access to clean drinking water, something we take for granted. His not-for-profit team is already working hard on wider distribution of the water throughout Australia and has provided the means for thousands of people in third world countries to build water purifiers in their communities (a much more effective form of aid than simply throwing money at them). Phwoar, no doubt the most inspirational young man I've ever heard from! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6BdrqaQ … e=youtu.be

  6. Bloget profile image60
    Blogetposted 7 years ago

    WOW.... I would have to say....Tuesdays with Morrie inspired me.

  7. chicagoguy profile image74
    chicagoguyposted 7 years ago

    i liked the book titled
    Who moved my cheese ?
    by Spencer Johnson

  8. Dee aka Nonna profile image79
    Dee aka Nonnaposted 7 years ago

    I have lived an amazing life so there are many..... but to keep this at a reasonable length I will say....

    Book:  Any of the Robert Fulghum books; Illuminata by Marianne Williamson; I Know Why the Gaged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou..... so many more.

    Song:  Yes Jesus Love me (because it is the first song I remember my mother singing to me;  Amazing Grace because I still remember the person singing it and how it made me feel and think about things after

  9. marek504 profile image65
    marek504posted 7 years ago

    The book I find most surprisingly inspirational, that I didn't think would have the impact it did, was "Open", the autobiography of Andre Agassi.  Outward apprearances of a tennis star is one thing but to see how he channelled success to help others was wonderful.

  10. Aley Martin profile image74
    Aley Martinposted 7 years ago

    Viktor Frankls' book: Mans Search for Meaning. If you never read another book in your entire life, read this one. It is worth its weight in gold.

  11. Born2care2001 profile image80
    Born2care2001posted 7 years ago

    To date, each responder has blessed me with incredibly inspiring answers. I can almost feel the wheels turning and the mind and hearts reeling from the impact of the original works.
    I am truly grateful for these comments. If more show up, I'll include them in advance of their writing!
    Peace be with all of you!
    Oh, and by the way, there were too many for me to mention but, "Callings...How to Live an Authentic Life" by Gregg Levoy is one that is well written and revealing!
    But there are others! "Untethered Soul" by Michael Singer and "Mutant Message Down Under" by Marlo Morgan and on the net, the story of Nick Vujicic.
    Feel free to update whenever you want!!!

  12. KBEvolve profile image75
    KBEvolveposted 7 years ago
  13. Jay S profile image60
    Jay Sposted 7 years ago

    For me it has to be the song Blowin in the Wind by Peter, Paul, and Mary

  14. jbrock2041 profile image78
    jbrock2041posted 7 years ago

    There's a hymn at church  that we sing called Love at Home and everytime we sing it, tears are brought to my eyes.

    Movie- The Pursuit of Happyness

    There are so many books and I might get taken as a religion freak but the Bible would be my ultimate book of inspiration.

  15. infoforum profile image64
    infoforumposted 7 years ago

    Father sergious  is definitely the most influential inspirational book!

  16. Sue Bond profile image71
    Sue Bondposted 7 years ago

    Just one?!  In addition to books, movies and songs, I find the Olympic Games very inspirational.  Watching athletes give it their all after training for years is amazing.  More so - when they have to overcome odds or injury during or prior to an event.

    Inspirational books:

    Man's Search for Meaning (Victor Frankl)

    Tuesdays with Morrie (MItch Albom)

    Little Princes (Conor Grennan)

    The movies I find more inspirational are those based on true stories.  The Blind Side, Invictus, Freedom Writers are a few that come to mind. 

    Inspiring Songs:

    When I Get Where I'm Going (Brad Paisley)

    Dream Big (Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband)

    Better Than a Hallelujah (Amy Grant)

    I Hope You Dance (Lee Ann Womack)

  17. Jarn profile image80
    Jarnposted 7 years ago

    The song Time's Scar by Yasunori Matsuda. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J46RY4PU8a8

    It reminds me that there are beautiful things in this world. The trick is finding something untouched by humanity.

  18. Leaderofmany profile image59
    Leaderofmanyposted 7 years ago

    Rocky talking to his son in about being knocked down in life.

  19. sashenikainderby profile image60
    sashenikainderbyposted 6 years ago

    I have just read Alchemist by Paula Coelho. This is one of the most inspirational books I have ever read. The main character follows his dream no matter what obtacles lay in his way.

    I find that most books inspire me one way or another when I am surrounded by doers, not talkers.

    1. Born2care2001 profile image80
      Born2care2001posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Being surrounded by doers is almost always inspirational all by itself!

    2. sashenikainderby profile image60
      sashenikainderbyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      to Born2cae2001  True, but somehow a good book helps to identify who is who.

 
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