inspirational quotes

By now, you've probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation.Gabby Douglas

I grew up in a bookless house - my parents didn't read poetry, so if I hadn't had the chance to experience it at school I'd never have experienced it. But I loved English, and I was very lucky in that I had inspirational English teachers, Miss Scriven and Mr. Walker, and they liked us to learn poems by heart, which I found I loved doing.Carol Ann Duffy

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.Meister Eckhart

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.Thomas A. Edison

It is never too late to be what you might have been.George Eliot

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.Queen Elizabeth II

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.Jim Elliot

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.Anatole France

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.Anne Frank

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.Anne Frank

A place for everything, everything in its place.Benjamin Franklin

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance.Morgan Freeman

The best way out is always through.Robert Frost

If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.Thomas Fuller

Great hopes make great men.Thomas Fuller

I don't dislike rappers or hip-hop or people who like it. I went to the Def Jam tour in Manchester in the '80s when rap was inspirational. Public Enemy were awesome. But it's all about status and bling now, and it doesn't say anything to me.Noel Gallagher

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.Mahatma Gandhi

When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.Robin Gibb

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.Andre Gide

I believe in the city as a natural human environment, but we must humanize it. It's art that will re-define public space in the 21st Century. We can make our cities diverse, inspirational places by putting art, dance and performance in all its forms into the matrix of street life.Antony Gormley