According to Simran Khurana of About.com, these are the Top 10 Inspirational quotes of all time.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
~ Mark Twain
“In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream.”
~ Luigi Pirandello
“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
~ Zig Ziglar
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
~ T. S. Elliot
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books about it.”
~ Peter F. Drucker
“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”
~ Nora Roberts
“Begin with the end in mind.”
~ Stephen Covey
Without taking anything away from these ten, I’m betting our readers can do better. If you have a list of Top 10 Inspirational or Motivational quotes (they aren’t the same), send them in and we’ll be happy to publish your list.