Quotes by topic are sorted by subject matter which allows you to find an inspirational
quote on the specific theme. Thousands of positive and encouraging
quotations that can impact our lives. You will find the thoughts of
people of all walks of life represented in these. You may find by reading these quotations
that your attitude could change or you could help someone by giving them
inspiring words. Some quotes can hit you and wake you up. Quotes like
"the most important things in life aren't things", or "what I do today is
important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it" - these are only
two that can have an impact on your attitude. We hope you enjoy our collection
and that they encourage you to be all you can be!
Inspirational quotes have been used by many to express thoughts and make a point. To quote Michael Lynber, "Aristotle collected them.
Shakespeare used them in his plays.
Winston Churchill found them to be a powerful rhetorical device,
as did Lincoln, Kennedy, and many other leaders." And to quote William Feather,
"The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is
preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and
I started collecting quotes when I was a teenager. As I read one that
made me stop and think I would write it down in a book. Needless to say
I had hundreds of books filled with these words of wisdom. And, today
as I read books when I see a quote that inspires or encourages me I write
it down and add it here. Our collection continues to grow every year.