No leader can be too far ahead of his followers. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Great and good are seldom the same man. – Thomas Fuller

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. – Albert Schweitzer

A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every calling is great when greatly pursued. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

In great moments life seems neither right nor wrong, but something greater: it seems inevitable. – Margaret Sherwood

Motivational Quotes for Today

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 that are blooming outside our windows today. – Dale Carnegie

Human behavior flows from three main sources; desire, emotion, and knowledge. – Plato

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. – Albert Schweitzer

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder. – Ronald Reagan

Man never made any material as resilent as the human spirit. – Bernard Williams

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement. – Nelson Mandela


One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. – Albert Schweitzer

Challenges make life interesting, however, overcoming them is what makes it meaningful. – Mark Twain

We acquire the strength we have overcome. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.

I’m not what I have done. I’m what I have overcome.

What you can become depends upon what you can overcome.

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. – George Patton

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