Famous Inspirational Quotations By Men

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Inspirational Quotes By Men

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Art is the gift of God, and must be used unto His glory. That in art is highest which aims at this.

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fateof empires depends on the education of youth.

Cheerfulness and content are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of youthful looks.

When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
Alexander Graham Bell

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
Victor Hugo

Art is a shadow of Devine perfection.

Our intention creates our reality.
Wayne Dyer

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington

Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
Nelson Rockefeller

Happiness itself is sufficient excuse. Beautiful things are right and true; so beautiful actions are those pleasing to the gods. Wise men have an inward sense of what is beautiful, and the highest wisdom is to trust this intuition and be guided by it. The answer to the last appeal of what is right lies within a man's own breast. Trust thyself.

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Henry David Thoreau

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw

No man is an island, entire of itself, every peace of the continent,a part of the main: any mans death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
John Donne

To be of use in the world is the only way to be happy.
Hans Christian Anderson
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Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
Dan Rather

Where we love is home,
Home where our feet may leave,
But not our hearts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good dead in a naughty world.
William Shakespeare

Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from worry.
Dr. Charles H. Mayo

To reach the port, we nust sail sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it; but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

We become what we think about all day long. The qustion is, "What do you think about?"
Wayne Dyer

Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.

Inspirational Quotes by Men

Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
Irving Berlin

More famous inspirational quotations by men.

The future depends on what we do in the present.
Mahatma Gandhi

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
John Muir

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso

It takes no more time to see the good side of life, than it takes to see the bad.
Jimmy Buffett

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie

I have not observed men's honesty to increase with their riches.
Thomas Jefferson

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight Eisenhower

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

At a dinner party we should eat wisely, but not too well, and talk well, but not too wisely.
Somerset Maugham

If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney

A merry heart goes all the way,
A sad one tires inan hour.
William Shakespeare

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Kahlil Gibran

Real Success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough

The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where they stand in times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Success is getting what you want.
Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie

The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.
Zig Ziglar

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Grandpa was a very wise man. I would like to share some of Grandpa's words of wisdom. Famous Inspirational Quotations By Men, This Time From Grandpa.

Wisdom From Grandpa


When a man marries a woman, they become one; but the trouble starts when they try to decide which one.

Whether a man winds up with a nest egg, or a goose egg, depends a lot on the kind of chick he marries.

Trouble in marriage often starts when a man gets so busy earnin' his salt, that he forgets his sugar.

Too many couples marry for better, or for worse, but not for good.

If a man has enough horse sense to treat his wife like a thoroughbred, she will never turn into an old nag.

On anniversaries, the wise husband always forgets the past - but never the present.

A foolish husband says to his wife, "Honey, you stick to the washin', ironin', cookin', and scrubbin'. No wife of mine is gonna work."

The bonds of matrimony are a good investment, only when the interest is kept up.

Many girls like to marry a military man - he can cook, sew, and make beds, and is in good health, and he's already used to taking orders.

Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age, and start bragging about it.

The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.

Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know "why" I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to your youth.... Remember about Algebra.

You know you are getting old, when everything either dries up, or leaks.

I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.

One of the many things no one tells you about aging is that it is such a nice change from being young.

Ah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.

Old age is when former classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald, they don't recognize you.

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you are old.

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