Inspirational quotes

Inspirational quotes: using inspiring quotes in public speaking

The use of quotes in public speaking is both popular and important. Quotations at the start of a presentation can warm your audience and make them attentive, receptive and motivated to listen to you. Inspirational quotes in particular, especially when the presentation is inspirational /motivational in nature – will get you the desired response. Tie the quote in / match it to your content/presentation, and the audience is all yours.

Our most inspiring quotes

Inspirational-quotations: here's to your success!

Here are a few of our favourite, fiery inspirational quotes.

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.” – Larry Bird

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with unexpected success.” -Henry David Thoreau

“I would rather be ashes than dust. I would rather that my spark would burn out in a brilliant blaze than be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.” -Jack London

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." –Unknown

"The real art of conversation is not only to say the right things at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong things at the most tempting moment." –Unknown

"Where the heart is willing it will find a thousand ways, but where it is unwilling it will find a thousand excuses." –Unknown

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