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Inspirational Quotes

When someone asks me - who I am? I direct them to the below quotes that have guided me through some challenging years and continue to guide my actions today:

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me."
-John 14:6

Jesus states, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."

-Matthew 6:33

Jesus said, "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

-Matthew 19:26

"No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn.”

-Isaiah 54:17

"Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,' says the Lord Almighty”

-Zechariah 4:6

Paul states, "To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some."
-1 Corinthians 9:22

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”

-1 Corinthians 13:13

“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.”

-Psalm 23:4

"No matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love, America is a place where you can write your own destiny."

-Barack Obama

"The strongest weapon against hateful speech is not repression; it is more speech."

-Barack Obama

"I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together."

-George Bush

"Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people."

-George Bush

“Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.”

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." 

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education." 

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way,”

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."  

-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the capacity to act despite our fears."

-John McCain 

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

-John F. Kennedy

“The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”

-John F. Kennedy

“One Of The Lessons That I Grew Up With Was To Always Stay True To Yourself And Never Let What Somebody Else Says Distract You From Your Goals.”

-Michelle Obama

"My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world."

-Billy Graham

"I have sinned against You, my Lord, and I would ask that your precious blood would wash and cleanse every stain until it is in the seas of God's forgiveness."

-Jimmy Swaggart

"Where there is truth, there is also light, but don't confuse light with the flash."

-Pope Francis

“If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, what need have you for a tomorrow?” 

-Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” 

-Edmund Burke

“Peace begins with a smile.”

-Mother Teresa 

"My best successes came on the heels of failures." 

-Barbara Corcoran

“You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start, But You Have To Start To Be Great.”

-Zig Ziglar

"The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first." 

-Iyanla Vanzant

“You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” 

-Ted Turner

“There is no greater legacy that we can leave our children and grandchildren than a peaceful and safer world.” 

-Ted Turner

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” 

-Angela Davis

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”

-Nelson Mandela

“It always seems impossible until it's done.”

-Nelson Mandela

"A real leader uses every issue, no matter how serious and sensitive, to ensure that at the end of the debate, we should emerge stronger and more united than ever before." 

-Nelson Mandela

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it." 

-Nelson Mandela

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

-Michael Jordan

"If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader."  

-Dolly Parton

"I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against."

-Malcolm X

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”

-Stephen Hawking

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."

-Jackie Robinson

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."

-Mark Twain

“Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.”

-Sun Tzu

“The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.”

-Sun Tzu

“It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.”

-Vince Lombardi

"In a place where there are no men, strive to be a man.”

‒Pirkei Avot

“People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.” 

-Rob Siltanen

“Live with it.”

-Betty White

Inspirational Quotes from my books & publications


As a person who believes in the power of education, I know that education is a gateway to a better future. I support the worth and dignity of all people and the limitless value of their intellectual potential. I support the freedom of one’s expression, thoughts, opinions, beliefs, and values. I fully support and believe in a diverse and inclusive society.

The opinions in my personal videos are my own. The views expressed in the linked YouTube videos are those of the respective authors. The views and comments expressed in all videos and quotes are not meant to divide, mislead, discredit, harm, disrespect, or belittle anyone, religion, or organization. The views expressed in the religion section are from a Christian viewpoint. I am neither a democrat nor a republican. I am politically independent. All material posted is for educational purposes only.

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