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Looking for some power of words quotes? Then you have come to the right place!


We all know words have power right? Here are 100 power of words quotes to help you when you have no motivation.

For all the dream chasers out there, these power of words quotes have the potential to change your life.



Inspiring quotes have long helped people strive to achieve more in life.

In fact, the right words and advice have the power to inspire you and are instrumental in changing lives.

Truly, words are like magic.

They can lift your spirits or crush you.

They can heal your soul or shatter you.

They can move you to tears or give you strength and joy.

They can be comforting, heart-wrenching, uplifting, nurturing or tear you to bits.

If you take only one thing away from this post please let it be this gold nugget piece of advice:

Never, ever underestimate the power of a positive word.


Remember: you are a unique and amazing human being, possessing special gifts and talents. 

It is true – it really is – so own it!

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Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat

– Theodore Roosevelt



Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent

– Calvin Coolidge



Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great

– Fernando Flores



Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out

– Robert Collier



Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up

– Thomas Edison



We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit

– Aristotle



Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come

– Perry Paxton



Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time

– Arthur Glasgow



Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm

– Winston Churchill



Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great

– Mark Twain



Do what you can, with what you have, where you are

– Theodore Roosevelt



You always pass failure on the way to success

–  Mickey Rooney


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Some look at things that are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?

– George Bernard Shaw



Ideas 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



Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in but with what it is still possible for you to do

– Pope John XXIII



Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by the moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world

– Oscar Wilde



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

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die tomorrow

– James Dean.



I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish

– Michelangelo Buonarroti



Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. This time will pass anyway

– Earl Nighingale



Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will

– Karim Seddiki



Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life

– Confucius


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They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself

– Andy Warhol



Nothing is permanent but change.

– Heraclites



If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always gotten.

-Henry Ford



It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters

– Epictetus



You are either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem

– Eldridge Cleaver



If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying.

– Dalai Lama



You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have.

– Jim Rohn






You must do the thing you think you cannot do

– Eleanor Roosevelt



The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do

– Anonymous



Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear

– Mark Twain


Only those who will risk going too far can possible find out how far one can go

– T.S Eliot



You can’t test courage cautiously

– Anne Dillard



I think people resist freedom because they’re afraid of the unknown. But it’s ironic. The only solution is to confront it – confront yourself- with the greatest fear imaginable. Expose yourself to your deepest fear. After that, fear has no power, and fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free

– James Douglas Morrison



I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear, that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well have never lived.

– Rabbi Harold Kosher



Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear

– Ambrose Red Moon



If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything

– Win Borden



If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it’s great

– Tom Hanks



Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow.

– Mary Anne Radmacher



Don’t give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring which opens the door

– Paulo Coelho



Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best

– Henry Van Dyke






Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again.

– Henry Ford



The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

– Dale Carnegie


Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s ok. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.

-Stanley Judd



Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

– Julie Andrews



History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.

– B. C. Forbes



No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.

– Napoleon Hill



The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly…

– Theodore Roosevelt



Inside every problem there is a hidden treasure inside. It’s your job to find it.




Failure is success if we learn from it.

– Malcolm Forbes



Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

– Conrad Hilton



The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything

– Theodore Roosevelt



Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

– Calvin Coolidge



Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary existence

– C.S Lewis



You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice


– Bob Marley



Those who want to succeed will find a way; those who don’t will find an excuse

– Leo Aguila



I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past

– Unknown






Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover

– Mark Twain



Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable

– Sydney J. Harris



I do not regret the things I’ve done, but those that I did not do

– Rory Cochrane



When a door closes, another opens but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

– Alexander Graham Bell



We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand

– Randy Pausch



If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.

– Tom Hanks



No rain, no flowers

– Unknown



Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall never have a beginning

– John Henry Cardinal Newman






If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought

– Peace Pilgrim



Our greatest battles are that with our own minds

– Jameson Frank



To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift

– Roland Premontane



Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself

– George Bernard Shaw



Thoughts can make you, thoughts can break you

– Swami Sukhabodhananda




Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment

– Anonymous


Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

– Aldous Huxley



Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress

– Thomas Edison



Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

– African Proverb



There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

– Nelson Mandela




Never compromise yourself, it’s all you got

– Janis Joplin



Self-confidence is the first requisite for achieving great things

– Samuel Johnson



Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too

– David Malcolm Story



Holding anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned

– Buddha



Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t

– Eleanor Roosevelt



When once you have tasted flight you will always walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward: for there you have been and there you will always be

– Henry Van Dyke



If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves

– Thomas Edison



Whatever you are, be a good one

– Abraham Lincoln



Anything is possible. Anything can be

– Shel Silverstein



To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment

– Ralph Waldo Emerson






The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost

– Gilbert Chesterton



Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself

– Edmund Lee



Wherever you go, go with all your heart

– Confucius



Not everything that can be counted counts. And not everything that counts can be counted

– Albert Einstein



If you judge people, you have no time to love them

– Mother Teresa



You have to find happiness in yourself before you can find it with someone else

– Anonymous



To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when no one else will

– Sugar Ray Robinson



Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do

– H. Jackson Brown Jr






Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All of life is an experiment

–   Ralph Waldo Emerson



Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny

– Kamran Hamid



In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on

– Robert Frost


Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today

– Will Rogers



If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will

– John Atkinson



How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives

– Anne Dillard



You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead

– Robert de Niro



The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware

– Henry Miller



Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

– John W. Gardner



Life is what happens when you are making other plans

– John Lennon



Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all

– Helen Keller



Things are never so bad that they can’t be made worse

– Humphrey Bogart



Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours

– Dale Carnegie



Get busy living or get busy dying

– Stephen King



The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waster my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time

– Jack London



Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right

– Henry Ford






There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience

– Archibald Mc Leash



Mistakes are the portals of discovery

– James Joyce



A rough road leads to the stars

– Anonymous



You miss 100% of the shots you never take

– Wayne Gretzky



When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity

– John F Kennedy



If one truly has lost hope, one would not be around to say so

– Eric Bentley


The only difference between dreams and achievements is hard work

– Mayor Chris Bollwage



In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity

-Albert Einstein



Learn from the mistakes of others – you can never live long enough to make them all yourself

– John Luther



Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end

– John Lennon



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