I love quotes. I get a quote of the day email every day. I follow many people on Twitter just because they find awesome quotes. I enjoy reading the wisdom of those who have gone before me. It inspires me. It teaches me. Their words give me perspective. Here are a few of my favorites:
To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour. – Winston Churchill
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to coin glorious triumphs, even though checked by defeat, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the dim twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. – Theodore Roosevelt
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done. – Louis Brandeis
Do you have any quotes that inspire you? Share them if you have them.