My Life Coach Home

Life Coaching with Coach Michele

Featured Coaches

Become a Coach

Life Coaching Resources

Help

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life Coaching Inspirational Quotes

These quotes give a picture of how I conduct my life and my life coaching.  Inspirational quotes encourage us to think deeply and highly, and emotionally connect with the best parts of ourselves.  Enjoy!

~~~~~~~~~~

The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

What would you be like if you were the only person in the world? If you want to be truly happy you must be that person.

Quentin Crisp

 

Donít ask yourself what the world needs;

ask yourself what makes you come alive.

And then go and do that.

Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

 

We are not held back by the love we didnít receive in the past, but by the love weíre not extending in the present.

Marianne Williamson

Inner freedom is not guided by our efforts; it comes from seeing what is true.
The Buddha

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Leonardo Da Vinci

The very things we wish to avoid, neglect and flee from turn out to be the 'prima materia' from which all real growth comes.
Andrew Harvey

Identification...is a form of escape from the self.
Krishnamurti

Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.
Dennis Weaver

Conflict is the beginning of consciousness.
M. Esther Harding

If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.
Les Brown

It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
Adrienne Rich

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
Albert Einstein

Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
Barbara de Angelis

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
Lao Tzu

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Earl Nightingale

 

Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.
Brian Tracy

 

The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in the mind.

Thoreau

 

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Art Linkletter

You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.
Dale Carnegie

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin itÖBoldness has genius, power, and magic in it.

Goethe

 

No pressure, no diamonds.
Unknown

 

I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost more than 300 games. Twenty-six 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

 

That which you persist in doing becomes easier to do.

Not that the nature of the thing itself has changed, but that your ability to do it has increased!
Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Anais Nin

 

Put up in a place where itís easy to see.

The cryptic admonishment T. T. T.

When you feel sometimes how slowly you climb.

Itís well to remember that Things Take Time.
Piet Hein

 

Our doubts are traitors,
and make us lose the good
we oft might win,
by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare

 

All that we are is the result of
What we have thought.
The mind is everything.
What we think, we become.
Buddha

 

Fear regret more than failure.
Taryn Rose

 

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress
depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw

 

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle

 

Life's failures are stepping stones to success.

Unknown

 

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.

Mary Kay Ash

 

Leap and the net will appear.
Zen Saying


If you live your life afraid because you're afraid to live, then you live no life at all.
Unknown

 

No one knows what he can do till he tries.
Publilius Syrus

 

Be not afraid of greatness
some men (people) are born great
some achieve greatness,
and some have greatness thrust upon them.
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

 

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Inspiration...Is remembering the future.
©John Cahill

 

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

 

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his
dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a
success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

 

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

Albert Einstein

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can
change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

 

The future depends on what we do in the present.
Mahatma Gandhi

 

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi

 

Until we extend the circle of our compassion to all living
things, we will not ourselves find peace.

Albert Schweitzer

 

The greatest thing about man is his ability to transcend himself, his ancestry and his environment

and to become what he dreams of being.

Tully C. Knoles
 

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he
could only do a little.

Edmund Burke

 

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln
 

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.

All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Whoever you are, there is some younger person who thinks you are perfect.

There is some work that will never be done if you don't do it.

There is someone who would miss you if you were gone.

There is a place that you alone can fill.

Jacob M. Braude

 

To laugh often and much:

To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children,

to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;

to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others,

to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child,

a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;

to know even one life has breathed easier because you lived.

This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

Do or do not.  There is no try.

Yoda

 

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth
 

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. 

It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan

 

Donít judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

Not to dream boldly may turn out to be simply irresponsible.
George Leonard

 

The first and most important step toward success...is the feeling that we can succeed.

Nelson Boswell

 

It's not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.
Brian White

 

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.

Mary Kay Ash
 

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.

The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

 

The present moment is the only moment available to us,

and it is the door to all moments.
Thich Nhat Hanh

 

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

 

How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.
Anne Frank
 

If you have nothing else to do,

look about you and see if there isn't something close at hand that you can improve!

It may make you wealthy, thought it is more likely that it will make you happy.

George Matthew Adams


Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities
simply by being given the opportunity to do so.
Doris Lessing

 

Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands,

but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides,

and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Progress always involves risk.

You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first.
Frederick B. Wilcox

 

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

Hanna More

 

Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.

Johann Friedrich von Schiller
 

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. 

It is because we do not dare they are difficult.
Seneca

 

Anyone who has never made a mistake
has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein

 

You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
R. Buckminster Fuller

 

"I can't do it" never yet accomplished anything; "I will try" has performed wonders.

George P. Burnham
 

Nothing is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

 

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.

Goethe
 

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the man you want to be.

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.

Wilfred Peterson

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true,
there would be little hope of advance.
Orville Wright

 

Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
Albert Einstein

 

The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

 

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie
 

There are no classes in life for beginners:

right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
Rainer Maria Rilke

 

You may never know what results come from your action.

But if you do nothing, there will be no results.
Gandhi

 

Don't limit yourself.

Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do.

You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash


Don't try to make me consistent. I am learning all the time.
R. Buckminster Fuller

 

If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.

Walt Disney

 

The thing always happens that you really believe in;

and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal;

nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
W.W. Ziege
 

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
Robert F. Kennedy

 

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

 

If you don't know where you are going,
you'll end up some place else.

Yogi Berra

 

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land amongst the stars.

Jill McLemore

 

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses

with a sure hope and trust in itself.

Cicero

 

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein

 

Things usually turn out better than you think.

Von R Atkinson

 

For a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin- real life.

But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first,

some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid.

At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.

This perspective has helped me to see there is no way to happiness.

Happiness is the way.

So treasure every moment you have and remember that time waits for no one.

Happiness is a journey, not a destination...

Souza

 

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world...

as in being able to remake ourselves.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

Refuse to criticize, condemn, or complain.
Instead, think and talk only about the things you really want.
Brian Tracy

 

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

 

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Buddha

 

To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams, to have goals in life and a drive to succeed, and to surround yourself with the things and the people that make you happy - this is success!

Sasha Azevedo

 

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

Helen Keller

 

 

suggest a quote

 

 

Copyright © Michele Caron, 2002-2012