Inspirational quotations (‘quotes’) for coaching, motivation, self esteem and so on

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  • We lift ourselves up by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge you life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself – Orison Swett Marden
  • From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it – Herman Melville
  • Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives – William James
  • The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust
  • In the field of observation, chance favours only the prepared mind – Louis Pasteur
  • Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there  – Marcus Aurelius
  • Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great  – Orison Swett Marden
  • An acre of performance is worth the whole world of promise – Clark Howell
  • The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation..Chuang Tzu

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