“A well-cultivated mind is, so to speak, made up of all the minds of preceding ages.” - Bernard de Bovier de Fontenelle
In times of sorrow, grief, or stress, it’s not uncommon – or unhealthy – to be found in dire need of quotes reminding us of what life has to offer. Words of inspiration from esteemed men of the past like Martin Luther King Jr. and strong women like Helen Keller offer opportunities to pick ourselves off the ground and back on our feet, giving us a much-needed jumpstart to persevere and march forward when the going gets rough.
Resources like Hark.com exist all across the Web to provide a variety of inspirational quotes, making those profound words that much simpler to seek out and take in. All the same, we’ve put together a short-list below of the most inspirational quotes that have come straight from the mouths of some of the most influential people ever to grace the world.
- “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain.
- “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” - Wayne Gretzky
- “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” – Helen Keller
- “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Author bio: this guest post is from Hark.com - an online platform for sound clips and quotes by famous people such as Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and more.