This will be a growing list as I see quotes that I think would be good to share and I will enjoy referencing at school . .

“When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.” – Nido Qubein

“Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J.K. Rowling

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop

When your mind says give up, hope whispers one more try.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. -Helen Keller

I don’t want to get to the end of my life & find I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. -Diane Ackerman

“Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.” – William A. Ward

People too weak to follow their own dreams will always find a way to discourage yours.

There are no mistakes in life, just lessons.

If you really want something, & really work hard, & take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way. -Jane Goodall

“By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliot

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. -Anthony J. D’Angelo

“I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.” – Lou Holtz

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Lao Tzu

“Any fool can criticise, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie

“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine. -Oprah

“We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Hegel

I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. -Whoopi Goldberg

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

“Your attitude is more important that your aptitude.” – Zig Ziglar

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” Benjamin Disraeli

“Nothing is an obstacle unless you say it is.” – Wally Amos

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, It is about learning to dance in the rain

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realise they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

“You need to find a way to live your life, that it doesn’t make a mockery of your values.” – Bill Ayers

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

“Success is achieved by development of our strengths, not by elimination of our weakness.” – Marilyn Vos Savant

“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold Glasow

“The noblest search is the search for excellence.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power.

“Nothing we learn in this world is ever wasted.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them. But do not let them master you. -Hellen Keller

“They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.” – James Allen

“Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.” – William James

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“Today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” – Dr Seuss

“Follow your honest convictions and be strong.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“There are two ways to spread happiness; either be the light who shines it or be the mirror who reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

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

“Thinking too well of people often allows them to be better than they otherwise would.” – Nelson Mandela

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – King Solomon

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done right is an achievement.” – Anonymous

“Realise that true happiness lies within you.” – Lucian

“In spite of your fear, do what you have to do.” – Chin-Ning Chu

“Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.” – Dale Carnegie

“To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Joseph Chilton Pearce

“The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.” – Mortimer Adler

The worst thing about being lied to is simply knowing you weren’t worth the truth. -Unknown

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison

“We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.” – Madeleine L’Engle

“Courage is knowing what not to fear.” – Plato

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

“The achievements of an organisation are the results of the combined effort of each individual.” – Vince Lombardi

I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. -Mary Gardiner Brainard

“Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi

“Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognise how good things really are.” – Marianne Williamson

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Althsuler

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” – Jonathan Winters

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. It’s the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead

“Sometimes it is not good enough to do your best; you have to do what’s required.” Winston Churchill

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

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He’s going to be up all night anyway. Mary C. Crowley

“When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.” – Arland Gilbert

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” -Mahatma Gandhi

“The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.” Voltaire

“God never sends us more than we can handle.” – Mother Theresa

“Risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

“If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

“Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals.” – Henry Ford

“Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” – Dorothy Parker

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” – Victoria Holt

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Here are some links to help you find quotes that you may like to use: 

Great Minds Quotes  @GreatestQuotes Ireland                              

Inspirational quotes by the greatest Women Of History.