100 Powerful Quotes To Boost Your Day

By Maxime Lagacé maxime lagace

Maxime is the founder and chief editor of WisdomQuotes. He has been writing, journaling and collecting quotes since 2004. He's also into personal development and productivity. Most of all, he's dedicated to help you live a simpler, better and more peaceful life. Learn more about him on his about page.

Here are 100 of the best powerful quotes. I’ve tried my best to find strong and inspiring sayings. I hope they will not only surprise you, but motivate you to the highest point. You’ll find quotes by Buddha, Marcus Aurelius, Lao Tzu, and more. Enjoy!

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The next message you need is always right where you are. Ram Dass

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. Peace Pilgrim

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Always remember: Silence and Smile are two very powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems. Silence is the way to avoid many problems. Paulo Coelho

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Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ Martin Luther King Jr

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The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the big facts. Paulo Coelho

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The quieter you become, the more you can hear. Ram Dass

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The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. Steve Maraboli

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Joy is your birthright. Claim it. Choose it consciously. Align with it. It’s the highest vibration you can embody, and the most powerful. Gabby Bernstein

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Sometimes saying “fuck it” at the right time can be a very powerful thing. It tells your mind that you are willing to do whatever it takes to get to the other side. David Goggins

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The most powerful, smallest and largest thing in the universe is the mind. Rangjung Rigpe Dorje (16th Gyalwa Karmapa)

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It’s time you realized that you have something in you more powerful and miraculous than the things that affect you and make you dance like a puppet. Marcus Aurelius

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It is the greatest manifestation of power to be calm. Swami Vivekananda

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The most powerful thing you can do is the right one. The most powerful thing you can be is yourself. Maxime Lagacé

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The most addictive and useless drug you’ll taste is called “comfort”. Maxime Lagacé

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He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. Lao Tzu

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The Best Powerful Quotes

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If you’re invested in security and certainty, you are on the wrong planet. Pema Chödrön

There are some things you can’t learn from others. You have to pass through the fire. Norman Douglas

If you do not take risks for your opinion, you are nothing. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The more you create, the more powerful you become. The more you consume, the more powerful others become. James Clear (Source)

The fool is arrogant and feeble. The wise man is both humble and powerful. Maxime Lagacé

This moment is not your life, it’s just a moment in your life. Ryan Holiday

When you have something to say, silence is a lie. Jordan Peterson

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The greatest superpower is the ability to change yourself. Naval Ravikant

Never wipe your tears if you still wanna cry. Never settle for an answer if you still want to know. Never accept injustice if still have force to fight against it. Never say “no” if you want to say “yes”. Paulo Coelho

Our power resides not only in what we do but also in what we refuse to do. Paulo Coelho

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F*ck the world. Do what you gotta do. You’re gonna be dead soon anyway. Fateh Singh

Gratitude is the easiest and most powerful way to transform your life. Become truly grateful, and you will magnetize everything you need. Rhonda Byrne

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You have the power to create the world you want to see. Gabby Bernstein

Developing altruism is one of the most powerful methods for countering negative tendencies and destructive impulses. 14th Dalai Lama

If you work like a maniac for three hours you will have surpassed most people who work off and on for eight. Thibaut

Real pleasure comes from overcoming challenges, feeling confidence in your abilities, and experiencing the power this brings. Robert Greene

When a situation is within your control, take action. When a situation is outside your control, make preparations. James Clear

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Intellect without balls is like a racecar without tires. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

True power lies in having nothing to gain or lose and still doing the right thing the right way and for the right reasons. Taylor Burrowes

Be strong but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be bold but not a bully. Be humble but not timid. Be proud but not arrogant. Osho

The power of people is stronger than the people in power. Wael Ghonim

Stay in the center, and you will be ready to move in any direction. Alan Watts

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Part 2. Powerful Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Powerful Quotes (Mother Teresa, Dalai Lama, Kant, etc.)

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The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. Malala Yousafzai

The world is changed by examples, not by opinions. Paulo Coelho

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela

It is the most powerful creation to have life growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift. Beyoncé Knowles

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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Seneca

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. George Washington Carver

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances. Viktor Frankl

Imagination is a powerful agent for creating, as it were, a second nature out of the material supplied to it by actual nature. Immanuel Kant

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The present moment is a powerful goddess. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is the most powerful energy there is. Lenny Kravitz

Kill them with success and bury them with a smile. Leonardo DiCaprio

I want it to be a better country and I have worked at it, and I still work at it and as long as I live I shall be pressing us to be better, better human beings, better citizens, better husbands and wives and sisters and brothers, better neighbors, just generally better. We have the potential, we can do it. Maya Angelou

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The minute you don’t want power, you’ll have more than you ever dreamed possible. Ram Dass

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. Blaise Pascal

Happiness is the feeling that power increases – that resistance is being overcome. Friedrich Nietzsche

If you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. Toni Morrison

When you slow down, you let life play its role. The wisest don’t force anything. The wisest are patient. Maxime Lagacé

People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. Edmund Hillary

Better than a hundred years of idleness, is one day spent in determination. Buddha

We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa

The less there was of me, the happier I got. Leonard Cohen

Short Powerful Quotes

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The greatest man is nobody. Zhuangzi

All knowledge is within us. Swami Vivekananda

First make yourselves pure. Swami Vivekananda

The best prayer is patience. Dhammapada

Fail quickly, succeed slowly. Johnny Uzan

You are as powerful as the purity of your heart. Yogi Ramdas (Source)

The calm are not fooled easily. Maxime Lagacé

The brain is deeper than the sea. Emily Dickinson

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The more you believe in luck, the less you believe in yourself. Maxime Lagacé

Obsession is the nectar of growth. Brian Norgard

Ideas disturb the levelness of life. Susan Sontag

I bring peace with me wherever I go. Gabby Bernstein

What you do right now is what matters. Pema Chödrön

Only the present moment contains life. Thich Nhat Hanh (Peace Is Every Step, Amazon book)

All knowledge depends upon calmness of mind. Swami Vivekananda

The ultimate productivity hack is saying no. James Clear

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Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful. Mary Shelley

Necessity is usually more powerful than duty. Seneca

No one has to agree with you for you to be right. @AmuseChimp

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. George Eliot

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. Bruce Lee

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. Ferdinand Foch

Advice for nearly everything: start slowly and maintain traction. Michael

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Have patience, perseverance, and purity. Swami Vivekananda

If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve. Zen proverb

You are free. You are powerful. You are good. You are love. You have value. You have purpose. All is well. Esther Hicks

I am whole, perfect, strong, powerful, loving, harmonious, and happy. Rhonda Byrne

The most successful are the most obsessed. The most obsessed think about one thing. Find your one thing. Maxime Lagacé

The power of the individual is as powerful as the universe is infinite. Tom Hanks

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The soft is more powerful than the hard, the water is more powerful than the rock. Osho

It is in the nature of the mind that the more we cultivate and familiarize ourselves with positive emotions, the more powerful they become. 14th Dalai Lama

Your positive energy leaves a powerful impression on the world. Gabby Bernstein

You are a powerful, unlimited and eternal soul who is here to enjoy the experience of creativity and contribute to humanity’s evolution. Timothy Leary

For everything outside of our control, we retrain – at the core of our being – an incredible power: The power to choose what we do with what happens to us. The power to decide what role an event will play in our lives. The power to write the end of the story. Ryan Holiday

Pattern I’ve noticed in very impactful people: Spend ~1 year exploring broadly, ~4 years relentless focus executing on the most interesting direction, repeat. Sam Altman

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Remember, you are the most powerful magnet in the Universe. Rhonda Byrne

The Internet has given you more power than you understand. @AmuseChimp

A person who is okay with being alone is a powerful person. Unknown

You are powerful. You are unlimited. The genes of the One who created the universe are at the core of your being. Iyanla Vanzant

Practice yourself, for heaven’s sake, in little things; and thence proceed to greater. Epictetus

The whole cosmos has come together in order to help the flower manifest herself. Thich Nhat Hanh

To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die. François de La Rochefoucauld

Related: 25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People (entrepreneur.com)

Part 3. Conclusion

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The words you speak are powerful. Especially the words you speak to yourself. Robin Sharma

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Last update

March 10, 2022

Originally published

February 5, 2020

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