Words of Inspiration

Words of inspiration serve as a guide, motivation, encouragement, giving us all strength to face life. This article provides such inspirational quotes, sayings, and bible verses.
There are times in our lives when we feel down and out. When we feel lost and do not know where and how to start all over again. At this juncture, we might even think of giving up altogether. These are the times when we need to hear some inspirational words - words of encouragement and sympathy. They guide us, comfort us, and tell us to give our best, irrespective of the circumstances. So, for all those who are looking for such words of inspiration to pep them, encourage them to live life in the best possible way, here are some really motivating quotes by famous people, followed by equally inspiring bible quotes and verses.

Quotes

"Every artist was first an amateur." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Your thoughts build your life."- Buddha

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going." - Joseph Kennedy

"The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work." - Harry Golden

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." - Walter Bagehot

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

"You see things; and you say 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?'" - George Bernard Shaw

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

"All powers are within you, you can do anything and everything." - Swami Vivekananda

"And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." - Thomas Edison

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: "Leave no stone unturned." - Edward Bulwer Lytton

"Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent." - Marilyn Vos Savant

Motivating Words for Women

"I think the key is for women not to set any limits." - Martina Navratilova

"Once you go through something you think will kill you and it doesn't, every day is like a present." - Elissa B. Terris

"Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow." - Alice Walker

"The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world." - Charles Malik

"A man's got to do what a man's got to do. A woman must do what he can't." - Rhonda Hansome

"Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression." - Margaret Sanger

"Women are the real architects of society." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it." - Margaret Thatcher

"If you look at what you have in life,
You'll always have more.
If you look at what you don't have in life,
You'll never have enough." - Oprah Winfrey

"A woman is like a teabag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is." - Nancy Reagan

Inspirational Words from the Bible

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." - Deuteronomy 31:6

"LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance. I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken." - Psalm 16:5-8

"The LORD reigns forever; He has established his throne for judgment. He will judge the world in righteousness; He will govern the peoples with justice. The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you." - Pslam 9:7-10

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight." - Proverbs 3:5-6

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am." - John 14:1-3

"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. " - Matthew 5:11-12

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever." - Psalm 23

''Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.'' - Matthew 11:28-30

Here's hoping that these quotes will provide you the strength and show you the way to get back on track in your life.
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