The Quotation Treasury: the best quotes and proverbs on creativity and living life with humour, grace and inspiration.

We share these quotes and proverbs with you hoping to inspire, provoke thought, illuminate and pay homage to those that inspire us.

Please feel free to send us your inspirational and creative quotes and we will add them as well!


Favorite Coaching and Creative Quotes, proverbs


"Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it's the courage to continue that counts" Churchill


"Life is too short...so kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly & forgive quickly." Unknown
"Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted." Aldous Huxley
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." Albert Einstein
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other." Abraham Lincoln
"The real challenge lies not in seeking new landscapes, but in seeing them with new eyes". Proust
"People of accomplishment rarely sat back & let things happen to them. They went out & happened to things." Leonardo Da Vinci
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? Unknown
"A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes." Gandhi
"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek & find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." Rumi
"First realize that your world is only a reflection of yourself & then stop finding fault with the reflection." Nisargadatta
"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it." Bill Cosby
"Overcoming negative tendencies and enhancing positive potential are the very essence of the spiritual path." Dalai Lama
"Life without love is like a tree without fruit." Kahlil Gibran
"Follow your bliss.” Joseph Campbell
"If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there." Lewis Carroll
"The enhancement of fundamental values is indispensable to our basic quest for happiness." Dalai Lama
"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe." Lao Tzu
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Eleanor Roosevelt
"When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this." You haven't. Thomas Edison
"And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anais Nin
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" Mary Oliver
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." Oscar Wilde
"I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders." Jewish proverb


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