Quotes That Inspire Me

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Quotes That Inspire Me

on writing…

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
~Maya Angelou

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
~Ernest Hemingway

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”
~Maya Angelou

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
~Sylvia Plath

on believing…

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
~C.S. Lewis

“Our life with Christ is about a new identity. I’m transformed from the inside out. So, empower people! Help them understand who they are in Christ.”
~Curt Pearson, Pastor/Teacher

on loving…

“To grow is to love,
…to love is to grow.”
~Matt Potratz, Pastor/Teacher

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Attitudes are contagious.  Are yours worth catching?”
~Dennis and Wendy Mannering

on leading…

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”
~Nelson Mandela

“Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.”
~Douglas MacArthur

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
~John Quincy Adams

on living…

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
~Maya Angelou

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
~Maya Angelou

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