Inspirational Messages For LIfe

Hypeless Messages To Show Life Is Not Hopeless

Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 399

 
 

The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down
by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you’ll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.

 

Dr. Kent M. Keith

 

Young Man Wearing Scarf Stood Against White Wall

 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 397

 
 

“I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.”

 

Jack London

 

Kite Surfer Leaping Into The Air In Big Surf

 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 396

Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 395

 
 

“To be effective as a leader or parent,
you need to maintain a level of consistency.
If you’re not consistent in your actions,
people may be guarded around you
and misunderstand your communication.
Others may assume a defensive position.
Your self-control can help you be consistent and better understood.”

 

Jay Riffenbary (No Excuse! I’m Doing It)

 

Beautiful Intelligent Lady In Black Looking Into Camera

 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 394

 
 

“All things are mirrors in which you see yourself reflected,

and the gloom which you perceive in your work

is but a reflection of that mental state which you bring to it.

Bring a right, an unselfish, state of heart to the thing,

and lo! It is at once transformed,

and becomes a means of strength and blessedness,

reflecting back that which you have brought to it.”

 

James Allen (Byways To Blessedness)
 
Madame Jeantaud In The Mirror by Edgar Degas

 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 393

Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 390

 
 

“In the world’s broad field of battle,
In the bivouac of Life,
Be not like dumb, driven cattle!
Be a hero in the strife!

Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time.

Let us then, be up, and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labour, and to wait.”

 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (A Psalm Of Life)

 

Footprints On A Tropical Beach With Two People In The Distance

 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 388

 
 

 

“Having a sense of humour is vital,

not just to amuse yourself at parties

but as an essential psychological resource.

Research has shown that when we smile we release serotonin,

otherwise known as ‘happy chemicals’, in the brain.”

 

 

Paul McKenna (Change Your Life In 7 Days)

 

Three Young Women Playing With Their Hair For Fun 

 


 
 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 387

 
 

“It is one of the strange ironies of this strange life
that those who work the hardest,
who subject themselves to the strictest discipline,
who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal,
are the happiest men.
When you see 20 or 30 men line up for a distance race in some meet,
don’t pity them,
don’t feel sorry for them.
Better envy them instead.”

 

Brutus Hamilton

 

Sprinters Lining Up At An Indoor Competition

 
 

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Daily Motivating Quotes: Number 386