What good sayings or good quotes inspire you? There are lots of good things that can provide inspiration, seeing someone accomplish great feat, seeing others overcome problems and adversities, even a visit to a hospital can sometimes remind us how lucky we are to be alive, hail and hearty.

At the end of it all, what matters is not how much breath you took in, but rather how many moments that took your breath away. One of the greatest mistakes in life is actually the fear of making a mistake. Mistakes does not actually mean that you have failed or that you are a failure, instead it will show you other ways you can do better. Good sayings or quotes are like a food to the soul, you need to say them to yourself on daily basis to inspire and encourage yourself. Here are some good quotes that will interest you.

100 Good Sayings That are Good For The Soul

1. “It is during our failures that we discover our true desire for success.”– Kevin Ngo

2. “So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino

3.  “Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.”– Leonard Rubino

4.  “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”– Jerry Rice

5. “To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.”– Anatole France

6. “If you’re born poor, it’s not your mistake. But if you die poor, it’s your mistake.”– Bill Gates

7. “You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.”– Jim Rohn

8. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”– Steve Jobs

9. “Too many people are thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, when they ought to just water the grass they are standing on.”– Amar Dave

10. “The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.”– Heraclitus

11.  “Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.”– Denis Waitley “Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.”– Unknown

12. “The real person you are is revealed in the moments when you’re certain no other person is watching. When no one is watching, you are driven by what you expect of yourself.”– Ralph S. Marston, Jr.

13. “Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself – and be lenient to everybody else.”– Henry Ward Beecher

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14. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”– Les Brown (Live Your Dreams)

15. “When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.” – Les Brown

16. “Each day is a new life. Seize it. Live it.”– David Guy Powers

17. “We have no choice of what color we’re born or who our parents are or whether we’re rich or poor. What we do have is some choice over what we make of our lives once we’re here.”– Mildred Taylor

18. “Make sure that your actions and behaviors live up to and reflect the words and ideas, promises and commitments that come out of your mouth.”– Steve Farber

19. “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.”– Bertie Charles Forbes

20. “Don’t be so quick to claim your limitations when you’ve never truly tested them.” – Kevin Ngo

21. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.”– Grandma Moses

22. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

23. “You can’t just sit and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.”– Diana Ross

24. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”– Steve Jobs

25. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.”– Unknown

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26. “If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.”– Robert Fritz

27. “It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.”– Dalai Lama

28. “I do it because I can; I can because I want to; I want to because you said I couldn’t.”– Unknown

29. “Either take the chance and make achieving your dreams a possibility or don’t, and make living with regret a certainty.”– Kevin Ngo

30. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”– Marcus Aurelius

31. “Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”– James R. Cook

32. “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.”– Dale Carnegie

33. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”– Mark Twain

34. “The attitude you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from more than what you tell them. They don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”– Jim Henson

35. “It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.”– Dale Carnegie

36. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”– Harriet Tubman

37. “All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.”– Orison Swett Marden

38. “Few people take objectives really seriously. They put average effort into too many things, rather than superior thought and effort into a few important things. People who achieve the most are selective as well as determined.”– Richard Koch

39. “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.”– Jim Rohn

40. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”– Unknown

41. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”– Elbert Hubbard

42. “Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.”

43. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”– Bernice Johnson Reagon

44. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”– John Wooden

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45. “It is not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.”– Hubert Humphrey

46. “You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”– Gandhi

47. “Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.”– Maxwell Maltz

48. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”– Lao Tzu

49. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”– Eleanor Roosevel

50. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”– David Brinkley

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51. “In the end, what we regret most are the chances we never took.”– Frasier Krane

52. “You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be.”– Lou Holtz

53. “Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.”– Charlie Jones

54. “People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”– Unknown

55. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”– Mary Anne Radmacher

56. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”– Rikki Rogers

57. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to become.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

58. “Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.”– Unknown

59. “No matter how slow you go you are still lapping everyone on the couch.”– Unknown

60. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”– Nelson Mandela

61. “Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.”– Nolan Bushnell

62. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”– Helen Keller

63. “Dead last is greater than did not finish which trumps did not start.”– Unknown

64. “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”– George Bernard Shaw

65. “Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.”– Marilyn Vos Savant

66. “Discipline, not desire, determines destiny.”– Unknown

67. “Believe in yourself and all that you are, know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”– Christian D. Larson

68. “Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.”– W. Clement Stone

69. “If you argue for your limitations, sure enough, they’re yours.”– Richard Bach

70. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”– William James

71. “Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don’t give 100%… you make it that much easier for me to beat you.”- Unknown

72. “One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.”– Napoleon Hill

73. “Believe in possibilities. Believe in human potential. Believe in yourself and you’ll have the power to change your fate.”– Kevin Ngo

74. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”– John Quincy Adams

75. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”– Confucius

76. “Well done is better than well said.”– Benjamin Franklin

77. “You were given this life because you were strong enough to live it.”– Unknown

78. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.”– Zig Ziglar

79. “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”– William James

80. “Where you end up doesn’t depend on where you start; it depends on which direction you choose to take from where you currently stand.”– Kevin Ngo

81. “Rewards go to those who get things done, not to those with the best excuses.”– Kevin Ngo

82. “You have exactly one life in which to do everything you’ll ever do. Act accordingly.”– Colin Wright

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83. “Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to boldly walk through them.”– Orison Swett Marden

84. “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”– Arthur C. Clarke

85. “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

86. “You don’t need to do something with your life, just do something with each day.”– Kevin Ngo

87. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”– Confucius

88. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reach, don’t adjust the goals; adjust the action steps.”– Confucius

89. “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it.”– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

90. “How far you can go in life is yet to be seen. Don’t let other people’s limited beliefs about what’s possible diminish your potential.”– Kevin Ngo

91. “No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.”– W. Clement Stone

92. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”– Earl Nightingale

93. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”– Winston Churchill

94. “Everything is hard before it is easy.”– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

95. “Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.”– Miguel de Unamuno

96. “It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.”– Anthony Robbins

97. “Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.”– Douglas MacArthur

98. “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard everyone would be doing it. The hard is what makes it great.”– From “A League of Their Own”

99. “Don’t let others define you. Don’t let the past confine you. Take charge of your life with confidence and determination and there are no limits on what you can do or be.”– Michael Josephson

100. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”– C. JoyBell C.

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