Today’s Motivational Quotes

The greatest thing in the world is not so much where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. – William Morris

Forever is composed of nows. – Emily Dickinson

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. – George Moore

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it. – Rita Mae Brown

We are all born for love…It is the principle of existence, and its only end. – Benjamin Disraeli


Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others. – Wayne Dyer

It’s easy to be independent when you’ve got money. But to be independent when you haven’t got a thing- that’s the test.

All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. – John Locke

Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent,
free people. – Bill Clinton

All men are by nature born equally free and independent. – George Mason

Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent. – Benjamin Disraeli

Motivational Quotes

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. – Sam Walton

Outstanding people have one thin in common: An absolute sense of mission. – Zig Ziglar

Make your attitude outstanding and let the chips fall where they may.

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. – George Allen

There’s always room for improvement, it’s the biggest room in the house. – Louise Heath Leber

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. – Vernon Law

More Understanding Quotes

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. – Phillip Brooks

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. – W. Clement Stone

It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences. – Harry S. Truman

The improvement of understanding is for two ends; first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others. – John Locke

The fact that you are willing to say, “I do not understand, it is fine,” is the greatest understanding you could exhibit. – Wayne Dyer


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. – Carl Jung

All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. – Galileo Galilei

To be great is to be misunderstood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone one hears only what he understands. – Von Goethe

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. – Da Vinci

Again a different meaning has to be understood. – Buddha

There is a great difference between knowing and understanding; you can know a lot about something and not really understand it. – Charles F. Kettering

Quotes for the Day

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual. – Albert Einstein

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations. – Albert Einstein

How much of a human life is lost in waiting. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. – Albert Einstein

We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility. – Albert Einstein

Three things in human life are important; the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. – Henry James