Motivational and inspirational writer, Bryan Hutchinson is the author of several books about life with ADHD including the highly acclaimed, best selling "One Boy′s Struggle: A Memoir" and the author of the hilarious eBook that went viral "10 Things I Hate about ADHD"

37 Most Awesome Motivational and Inspirational Famous Quotes

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I love collecting quotes!

If you’ve read the free eBooks that I’ve written and give away on our ADDer World Social Network then you’ve probably noticed that they are sprinkled with meaningful quotes. Every quote I select and where I place it is done with great care.

I’ve written nearly a dozen eBooks over the last several years, collecting thousands of quotes. In a series of blog posts I am going to share them all with you.

37 at a time.

Comment and share your favorite quote with us.


37 Quotes Collection 1:


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.  ~George Carlin

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?'”  ~Brian Tracy

“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”  ~Anon

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”  ~Bernard Baruch

Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.  ~Karen Ravn

“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”  ~Anon

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”  ~Eleanor Roosevelt

“When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.”  ~Albert Einstein

“Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.”  ~Wilt Chamberlain

“It is only those who never do anything who never make mistakes.”  ~A. Favre

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

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”  ~Reinhold Niebuhr

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”  ~Gandhi

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”  ~George Eliot

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.”  ~Mark Twain

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”  ~Erica Mann Jong

All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.  ~Walt Disney

“I have learned to use the word impossible with the greatest caution.”  ~Werner Braun

“Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.”  ~Earl Wilson

“You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.”  ~David Viscott

“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.”  ~Samuel Johnson

The reason adults should look as though they are having fun, is to give kids a reason to want to grow up.  ~Patch Adams

“There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.”  ~Henry Ford

“The power of “can’t”: The word “can’t” makes strong people weak, blinds people who can see, saddens happy people, turns brave people into cowards, robs a genius of their brilliance, causes rich people to think poorly, and limits the achievements of that great person living inside us all.”  ~Robert T. Kiyosaki

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”  ~Jamie Paolinetti

“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.”  ~Norman Vincent Peale

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

“Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.”  ~Frank Clark

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”  ~Lao-Tze

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”  ~Paul Valery

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”  ~Christopher Columbus

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.  ~James Conant

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”  ~Epictetus

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”  ~Albert Einstein

“Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.”  ~Brian Tracy

Comment with your favorite quote to enter a drawing to win a signed copy of “Adult ADHD can be Sexy”! AND if you know why I used the number 37 your name will be put in the hat twice. Hint: The reason I use 37 is revealed on my blog (somewhere). All comments will be put in the drawing 15 Aug and the winner will be notified 16 Aug!