Famous Inspirational Life Quotes from Ireland and beyond..

Famous Inspirational Life Quotes uplift us at any time. 

Sometimes these come from famous people, sometimes we can be inspired by someone dear to us. It may come in the form of a motivational life quotes or love quotes. It may be a motivational sport quotes or just a famous funny quote about life.

Whatever its source it inspires us.

Ways where motivation and inspiration arrive can be unexpected at times and could be any of these:

  • inspirational people
  • inspirational poems
  • inspirational prayers
  • inspirational love quotes
  • motivational videos 
  • motivational images
  • inspirational speeches
  • inspirational short stories
  • famous inspirational quotes
  • inspirational pictures

Following are a selection of famous inspirational life quotes with our own northern Ireland links and also some of our own favourites. Enjoy.

Famous Inspirational Life Quotes Selection:
Part 1-Irish connections & quotes

A collection of motivational inspiration quotes from people connected with our Emerald isle:

"Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he should be, and he will become what he could be."
-Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Dramatist and Poet

"If you have made mistakes...there is always another chance for you...you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down."
-C.S. Lewis (Irish Poet)

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."
-John Wayne

"The key to life is to become skillful enough to be able to do rewarding things."
-John F. Kennedy 1917-1963, Former American President

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” 
― Oscar Wilde

Famous Inspirational Life Quotes:
Part 2

Some of our international favourites:

"There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can."
-Henry Ford

"Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down."
-Charles Kettering

"I can accept failure -- everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."
-William Wordsworth 1770-1850, Poet

"My greatest point is my persistence. I nevër give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories."
-Dr. Maxwell Maltz

"Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning."
-Nelson Mandela

"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness or ablities that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again."
-Joe Clayton

"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start now and make a brand new ending."
-Brian Tracy 

"I became an overnight success after 20 years of effort."
-William Shakespeare

"The most important thing about winning is believing that you can win no matter who you are playing."
-Brian Tracy

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