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9 Famous Quotes That Will Supercharge Your Day

There are many famous quotes out there, but there are only a few with the power to touch your heart.

In this article, I’ve gathered 9 famous quotes that will not only supercharge your day and make you wise, but also inspire you to go after your wildest dreams and aspirations.

The truth of the matter is that you can become and have anything you want in this world. The only person stopping you is yourself.

With all that said, let’s jump right into the famous quotes, shall we?

1. ‘Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.’ – Van Wilder

We all worry more than we have to. When you think back in your life to the times when you worried excessively, did your worrying actually solve anything?

If you really think about it, I think you will find that worrying doesn’t help nor does it solve anything. In fact, it often makes things much worse and it makes you feel bad.

Whenever you start worrying, instantly shift your focus to what you can do about the problem right now. If there’s nothing to do, let it go.

2. ‘It’s your thinking that decides whether you’re going to succeed or fail.’ – Henry Ford

Most people are more than happy to make excuses and give reasons for why they can’t do something.

It is in their thoughts that most people fail. One of the most common characteristics of successful people is that they are optimistic, positive, and they never give up.

They constantly imagine themselves succeeding and they face and overcome challenges easily. If you want to go after your dream life, you first have to get your thinking in order.

3. ‘Remember that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.’ – Abraham Lincoln

It is your own resolution and determination which decides whether you succeed or not.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve failed dozens or even hundreds of times, because if you don’t give up, your success is inevitable.

You can be a success, live a life full of passion, and have everything you desire, if you will just make the decision.

4. ‘You can do anything, but not everything.’ – David Allen

You can do anything you want, but not everything at the same time. You have to pick a few primary goals in your life that you want to pursue right now.

Or even better; just pick one.

This will not only help you make more progress, but it will make you feel motivated and inspired to take action.

When you focus on as few things as possible, you give your subconscious mind a solid target to aim at.

5. ‘You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.’ – Wayne Gretzky

How many regrets do you have? How many times have you wished that you would’ve had the courage to do something?

If you’re like most people, it’s pretty often.

Take that feeling and use it to take action right now. Go after what you want, even though you may not believe that it is possible.

Go take that new yoga class, try painting because you always wanted to try it, or start your online business today.

6. ‘We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.’ – Aristotle

Courage, self-discipline, and the ability to get things done is not something you’re born with. You can cultivate the habit of being productive and achieving your goals by constantly doing so.

The people that are living their dream lives are able to do so because they have taken action. They have been where you are, and they have overcome their inertia and started moving forward.

And they have kept moving forward despite their fears and despite any challenges that stood in their way.

You can do the same. You can always make excuses but the truth is that you can always do something, so begin with that.

7. ‘Work like you don’t need money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching.’ – Unknown Author

When you find work that you would do for free, you have found your passion and calling in life. When you have no expectations, your life will be like dance.

Most people love because they want to be loved. And most people don’t dance, because they fear embarrassment.

I say, love because it feels good, and dance even though you may look like a complete idiot if that is what you want to do.

Life is meant to be an adventure full of fun, passion, and meaning. You are the only one that can create that for you.

8. ‘Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.’ – Albert Einstein

Use your imagination to create the life of your dreams. You’ve heard of the law of attraction, which is excellent, but what most people often forget is that there’s also a law of action.

Use your imagination to plant the seed in your subconscious mind about what you want, but after that start taking massive action.

You can have what you want, if you will only go after it. I repeat this over and over because it is true and I want you to understand that.

9.’The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.’ – Lao Tzu

No matter what you want to accomplish in life. And no matter how long you think the journey is, it all begins with a single step.

For example, building a profitable online business begins with a single step. You can take that step today if you choose to, or you can put it off until another day.

And that day may never come, so you as well get started now.

If you want more information on how to change your life for the better, Henri writes at Wake Up Cloud, where you can get his FREE life-changing course: Find Your Passion in 5 Days or Less.

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48 Responses to 9 Famous Quotes That Will Supercharge Your Day

  1. John says:

    Great post Henri. My favorite superchange quote is “The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step” by Lao Tzu. I think one of the most important concepts of personal development is understanding the importance of taking the first step. If you never start, you can never finish.

  2. Chetan says:

    Hi Henri,
    Thanks for the powerful quotes. During one of the spiritual course we have been told to dance by closing the eyes. No one was dancer but everyone enjoyed because we knew – no one is watching us


  3. Henri,

    Worrying is the act of an undisciplined mind. It seems as if it is doing something but really it is just chasing it’s tail.

    ‘You can do anything, but not everything.’ – David Allen. Learning to delegate tasks or simplifying your life makes things a whole lot easier.

  4. Hey Henri,

    These are all great quotes! What particularly stood our to me was the first one ‘Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.’ – Van Wilder

    This is so true. How many times do we ponder of all the possibilities but never put anything into action? This is a really great way of viewing inaction.


  5. I liked the quote which says about imagination (point 8). Its so true. Imagination is more powerful than logic.
    Thanks for the wonderful collection.

  6. Steven says:

    Wow Henri, just reading through those quotes makes me want to take the day by the horns and really do something productive and inspirational. These were GREAT picks, and I have a weakness for any wisdom that comes in <140 characters. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Venla says:

    truely the best quotes… Pick the brain is just amazing

  8. Tony Edwards says:

    Gretzky’s quote is remarkable in its simplicity. It boils down to not fearing failure, which we do all too often. We have to take the shots, though, or we will never get anywhere. We learn way more from the misses than we ever will from inaction.

  9. I like the quote on imagination. I’m very thankful to have an imagination to retreat to when I’m experiencing something in life I don’t particularly like. It enhances and directs the action I take too.

  10. As ever from you, a great post! I known all this quotes and they are all pertinently. Out where are so many people who are struggling with all kinds of mental illnesses and it still seem to be a taboo. We should try to change it!
    best regards, Rolf

  11. Ola says:

    i agree with you ccmpetely great post… and my superheao quote is :save the world

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  13. Krish says:

    These quotes made my day.

  14. me so happy by finding this blog.all are great quotes……..

  15. Lucy says:

    and one I have been repeating as a mantra the last few days

    ‘If it is to be, it is up to me’

    Not sure who said it first, but it is pretty powerful.

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  19. caroline says:

    though i think all the quotes are very powerful I love the quote: work like you dont need money, love like your never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
    i feel like life can bog us down and we forget to relax and enjoy it!
    very glad to have come across this site!

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  21. anonymous says:

    #7 is a quote by Bob Fosse

  22. Thanks for the inspiring quotes. Some of them, I always hear while some of them are new to me. I especially like 5 about the shots that we never take. Speaking of which, you might be interested in a follow-up read about getting past our problems, getting inspired and becoming as successful as we want to be. Check it out at :)

  23. JimmySuccess says:

    Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of
    -Winston Churchill

  24. MrAwesome says:

    Great quotes but my favourite quote that gets me through anything and everything-

    “The only thing stopping me from taking over the world is me” lol

  25. Karen says:

    Love these. Came across another good Albert Einstein one today: “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”

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  27. Darestical says:

    The problem we are having is the inability to recognise our past mistake.

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    i really enjoyed this. thanks for putting the time in

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  33. Chronicles of a Tossed Salad says:

    Much thanks for this! I really enjoyed reading this and shared it with my college freshmen students! I particularly like Number 2, because often, that is advice I give to friends and even myself. 

  34. MH says:

    i have been so pleased with your great collection Great post 

  35. Spring_200890 says:

    Good job! loved it so much.You made my day.Im gonna stop worrying.

  36. I love your choice of  quotes. It’s absolutely inspiring. I like the first one. Worries doesn’t get you somewhere, it only leads you to depression and anxiety and weariness.

  37. Rebekah Watkins says:

    Excellent Quotes and Post! 

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  40. goodnight says:

    well ,worrying can actually be considered as a “thinking moment”, your body and your mind build up strength and adrenaline and THAT will get you to jump off your chair and acting. Assuming obviously you do not only keep worrying 😉 great posts

  41. nap says:

    Easier said than done……

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  45. FloridaLynda says:

    Some of our “past mistakes” are so deeply embedded into our subconscious mind that they can’t even BE recognized. See

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