All of us do experience moments of anguish, disappointment, frustration and agony. We can’t be positive and cheerful all the time.
There are times when situations seem hopeless, no matter how hard we try to remain sensible and positive. That is when I seek the guidance of great life quotes.
Other than resorting to reading one of my motivational books, I usually read through my collection of great life quotes.
Personally, I find reading and pondering over these great life quotes to be therapeutic.
It is amazing how some of these great life quotes can be so uplifting, when you are down in the heap of despair and disappointment. It is just like a shot in the proverbial arm.
Here are few of my own original great life quotes to see you through the day.
Shake Your Self-Confidence Quotes
“Have faith in yourself, and your self-doubt will fade away.” – by Quotationize
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ― George Eliot
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.” – David Brinkley
“It’s not you who hold you back. Who you think you’re, is the one.” – by Quotationize
“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” – Roderick Thorp, Rainbow Drive
“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” – W.C. Fields
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t — you are right.” – Henry Ford
“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh
“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.” – Buckminster Fuller
“Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Don’t live down to others’ expectations. Live up to your own dreams.” – by Quotationize
“Your future is in your good hands. And not from someone’s bad advice.” – by Quotationize
“Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others.” – Mark Twain
“I am not a has-been. I am a will be.” – Lauren Bacall
“If you undervalued your own self, then definitely others will not raise your price.” – by Quotationize
“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. McIntyre
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin
“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.” – Richard Bach
“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Barton
“Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale
“Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being.” – Michel de Montaigne
“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.” – Les Brown
“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss
“Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control. – Richard Kline
“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember — the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar
“I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.” – Edgar Allan Poe
“Your self-worth is all in your thoughts. So only have positive thoughts if you want positive results.” – by Quotationize
“To doubt yourself is like walking blind-folded by yourself.” – by Quotationize
“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” – William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
“Just as much as we see in others we have in ourselves.” – William Hazlitt
“Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.” – Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook
“If you are going to doubt something, doubt your limits.” – Don Ward
“All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.” – Charles Dickens
“Men harm others by their deeds, themselves by their thoughts.” -Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers
If you are truly honest to yourself, you know yourself better. There will always be jerks around who for whatever reason, love to bring your self-confidence down. Unless, there is some part of you than agrees with what they’re saying.
When The Going Gets Tough Quotes
“Don’t give in and never give up. Just give yourself the benefit of the doubt.” – by Quotationize
“It’s not about setbacks. It’s how you get back and set out to do it better.” – by Quotationize
“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur
If you have gone through a rough patch in life, you definitely come out stronger. Now you know better and you know what to expect and how to handle it, if it ever comes around again. You are more prepared and ready to take the bull by the horns, so to speak.
Fear Of Making Mistake Quotes
“Look beyond obstacles and setbacks. Then only you can see opportunities and success ahead.” – by Quotationize
“Making and learning from mistakes is one way of making headway to success.” – by Quotationize
“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.” – Coleman Hawking
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – John Powell
“Men’s best successes come after their disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher
“There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
“The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.” – Edward Phelps
“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy
“We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do.” – Samuel Smiles
“Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.” – James A. Froude
“Failure teaches success.” – Japanese Saying
Yes, you are not alone. Most of us are fear of screwing up. Ironically, we are petrified of making mistake and that itself is a mistake.
We have heard the proverb: “To err is human” umpteen times, yet we are scared of making mistake.
The fear of making mistakes will stop us from trying anything new or moving out from our comfort zone. This is a sheer waste of opportunity and robs us from truly enjoying a fulfilled life.
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