Inspirational and Inspiring Gifts

Quotes on Ecards O-P

All quotations below are found on Inspire21 ecards by corresponding "Topics."

Opportunities & Profit

"Opportunities are like sunrises; If you wait too long, you miss them." -- William Arthur Ward

"Land is the only thing worth working for, and worth dying for, because it's the only thing that lasts." -- Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind

"The secret of success in life is to be ready for your opportunity when it comes." -- Benjamin Disraeli

"There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune." -- William Shakespeare

"Gold comes to anyone who will save one-tenth of earnings for an estate." -- George S. Clason

"Gold laboreth diligently and contentedly for the wise owner who finds for it profitable employment, multiplying even as the flocks of the field." -- George S. Clason

"Make your treasure work for you. Make it your slave. Make its children, and its children's children work for you as well." -- George S. Clason - from "The Richest Man In Babylon"

"Money makes money and the money money makes makes more money." -- Benjamin Franklin

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his soul. -- Mark 8:26

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression." -- Unknown

"He profits most who serves best."  -- Rotarian Motto

"In all labor there is profit. But idle chatter leads only to poverty." -- Proverbs 14:23

"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor." -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Opportunities are seldom labeled." -- John H. Shield

"RIDE THE WAVE." -- Unknown

"You can make excuses, or you can make money, but you can't do both." -- Unknown

Note: To see these quotes on Inspire21 ecards, click Opportunities & Profit.


Patience & Perseverance

"Every little step gets us closer to where we're going." -- Unknown

"Everybody, at some point, is going to have adversity. If we don't learn from that, then it was just a penalty. But, if you use it, then it becomes TUITION." -- 'Dr. Phil' McGraw

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going." -- Joseph Kennedy

"If it is to be, it is up to me." -- Unknown

"Let us not be weary in well doing; for it is in good season we shall reap if we faint not." -- Galatians 6:9

"Failure is not falling down, it's not getting up again." -- Mary Pickford

"It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours." -- Sam Ewing

"An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth." -- Bonnie Friedman

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot, hang on and swing!" -- Leo Buscaglia

"Winners never quit, and quitters never win." -- Unknown

"You want it when?" -- Unknown

"The hurrier I go, the behinder I get." -- Unknown

"Climb every mountain, ford every stream, follow every rainbow, 'til you find your dream." -- Rogers & Hammerstein from the song "Climb Every Mountain"

"The key to everything is Patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it." -- Arbold Glasow

"There is no greater source of strength and power for me, in my life now, than being still, being quiet, and recognizing what real power is." -- Oprah Winfrey

"Failure is usually the line of least persistence." -- Wilfred Beaver

"The difficualt we will do immediately. The impossible may take a little longer." -- U.S. Military Motto

"THERE IS NO FINISH LINE." -- Arthur Blank

"I won't reach my destination if I never try... I will sail my vessel 'til the river runs dry." -- Garth Brooks

"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have been dormant." -- Horace

"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk and not faint." -- Isaiah 40:31

"A Diamond is a piece of coal that performed well under pressure." -- Unknown

Note: To see these quotes on Inspire21 ecards, click Patience & Perseverance.


Philosophy & Thoreau

"I have never found the companion that was so companionable as Solitude." -- David Henry Thoreau

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away." -- Henry David Thoreau

"Yesterday is already a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision; but, today, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope." -- From the Sanskrit

"To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding - in spite of distances or thoughts unexpressed - that can make this life a garden." -- Goethe

"Glory is a light which shines from us to others, not from others to us." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart." -- Helen Keller

"Better is one's own path - though imperfect - than the path of another well made." -- Unknown

"Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom." -- James Allen

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean: if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." -- Mahatma Gandhi

"Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on this earth to do... with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling," -- Vincent Van Gogh

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." -- Cervantes

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he imagined, he will meet with success unexpectedly." -- Henry David Thoreau

"That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest." -- Henry David Thoreau

Note: To see these quotes on Inspire21 ecards, click Philosophy & Thoreau.

Quotations on Inspire21 Ecards by TOPIC

Action & Achievement
Age & Beauty
Aim & Ambition
American & Patriotic
Caring & Consideration
Character & Attitude
Communication/ Cooperation
Confidence & Commitment
Courage & Fear
Criticism &Complaining
Determination & Will
Dreams & Hope

Spiritual - Religious
Abundance & Blessing
Church & The Word
Faith, Hope & Prayer

Special Occasions
Birthday & Anniversary
Bon Appetit & Bon Voyage
Christmas & Hanukkah

Effort & Results
Excellence & Perfection
Family & Children
Forgive & Forget
Friends & Relationships
Goals & Planning
Greatness & Leadership
Growing & Changing
Happiness & Home
Help and Heart
Humility & Honor
Humor & Laughter

Family & Friends
Giving & Growing
Glory, Joy & Spirit
Jesus & The Lord God

Congrats & Good Luck
Easter & Miscellaneous
Father's Day & 4th of July

Investing & Wealth
Learning & Teaching
Life & Living
Love & Romance
Mistakes & Mishaps
Music & Performance
Networking & MLM
Opportunities & Profit
Patience & Perseverance
Philosophy & Thoreau
Quality & Value
Reality & Insight

Love, Heart & Soul
Man, Woman & Child
Peace & Perseverance
Sin & Commandments

Get Well & Sympathy
Greetings & Invitations
Halloween & Thanksgiving

Seeds & Encouragement
Sports & Team
Success & Wellbeing
Thinking & Thought
Time & Energy
Today &Tomorrow
Truth & Integrity
Weddings & Marriage
Wisdom & Knowledge
Women  &  Mothers
Work & Worry

Treasures & Tribulations
Work & Worry - Religion
Miscellaneous - Religion

Happy Holidays/New Year
Miss & Think About You
Thank You & Best Wishes

Valentine's & Mother's Day