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 More Awesome Motivational and Inspirational Famous Quotes

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If you’ve read the free eBooks that I give away on our ADDer World Social Network then you probably noticed that they are sprinkled with meaningful quotes. 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 with you.

37 at a time. This is part 2. Here is part 1.

Share your favorite quote. You might win something if you do! Read the alert at the bottom of this post.


37 Quotes Collection 2:

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.  ~Napoleon Hill

“People get what they want in life when they reach the point at which they can see themselves having what they seek.”  ~Thomas D. Willhite

“We will either find a way, or make one!”  ~Hannibal

“Show me a guy whos afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.”  ~Lou Brock

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”  ~George S. Patton

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.  ~George Bernard Shaw

“There is no Challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.”  ~Michael F. Staley

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”  ~Jim Rohn

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.”  ~Deepak Chopra

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.”  ~W. Clement Stone

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.  ~Oscar Wilde

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”  ~Oscar Wilde

“If you’re remarkable it’s likely that some people won’t like you.”  ~Seth Godin

“You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.”  ~Leo Aikman

“Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”  ~William Faulkner

Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.  ~Sidney Sheldon

“An eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.”  ~Mahatma Ghandi

“Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy it.”  ~Cale Yarborough

“If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.”  ~Donald H. Rumsfeld

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”  ~Albert Einstein

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.  ~Thomas A. Edison

“Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”  ~Mark Twain

“To become successful is to recognize every tiny step towards success and then take more of them.”  ~Larina Kase

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.”  ~Robert H Schuller

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”  ~Benjamin Franklin

When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?  ~Sydney Harris

“I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.”  ~Richard Lewis

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself…”  ~Benjamin Franklin

“The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. As you think, so shall you be.”  ~William James

“If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.”  ~Cavett Robert

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.  ~Rabindranath Tagore

“Listen to your “I am’s”. You are your “I am’s” – the ones you feel in your gut. And the moment that you say, “I refuse to listen to my limitations any more; I refuse to be this or that; I am happier; I am healthier; I am more open; I am more trusting,” you start becoming that way.”  ~Thomas D. Willhite

“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.”  ~Anon

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

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.  ~Zig Ziglar

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”  ~Betty Smith

“You will find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.”  ~Lydia M. Child

What’s your favorite quote…

Feel free to share your favorite quote with us in the comments. If you would like to read the free eBooks they are all located here.

As I did with the first series, each comment with a quote will be entered into a drawing for a free, signed copy of “Adult ADHD can be Sexy!” I will draw a name 30 Sept. Congrats to Charlotte for winning the first!