Inspiring Others Sayings and Quotes

You don’t have to be famous or have a large platform to inspire others. Most of us are influenced by the people we encounter every day, or those closest to us. You may be a role model without even knowing. Become the lighthouse in someone’s rough seas with the collection of wise and insightful quotes about inspiring others below.

It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven't been willing to try.     


What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.     

Albert Pike

People who cease to grow can't inspire others. Leadership begins with challenging oneself.     

Daisaku Ikeda

When you are living the best version of yourself, you inspire others to live the best versions of themselves.     

Steve Maraboli

Be the light in the darkness to inspire and to enlighten others.     

Debasish Mridha

Someone needs your actions to inspire his actions. Never forget, your little broken cake is someone's daily meal! Care to share you little cake!     

Israelmore Ayivor

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.     

King Solomon

Serving and attempting to inspire others is a responsibility, not a choice.     

Bill Courtney

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.     

John Quincy Adams

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.     


Your success will shine as a light of hope and inspire numbers you cannot total.     

Mary Anne Radmacher

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have the power to motivate and inspire. Let your enthusiasm shine.     


Your life is a message to the world make sure its inspiring.     

Maeve Garriosn

Serving and attempting to inspire others is a responsibility, not a choice.     

Bill Courtney

To be inspired is great, but to inspire is an honor.     

Stacey T. Hunt

It is my responsibility to do what inspires me, in order to inspire others to do what inspires them.     

Tsepiso Makhubedu

Love yourself. Be gentle, kind, respectful, sincere. If you carry that out, you might inspire others with that attitude.     

Kemmy Nola

Don't give to get. Give to inspire others to give.     

Simon Sinek

It would be wonderful if I can inspire others, who are struggling to realize their dreams, to say 'if this country kid could do it, let me keep slogging away'.     

Douglas Engelbart

What you do to-day that is worthwhile, inspires others to act at some future time.     

Marcus Garvey

First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.     

Amos Bronson Alcott

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.     

Salvador Dali

There's not another better feeling that you could have over being an inspiration to someone else. I love that feeling of inspiring other women.     

Cheryl Cole

Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.     

Orrin Woodward

When you talk, use words that inspire you and others.     

Debasish Mridha

Do more than just exist; create to inspire!     

T.F. Hodge

Find your voice and inspire others to find theirs.     

Stephen Covey

Inspire people to do things for themselves. Inspire people to think for themselves.     


It's nice when they say I inspire them, it inspires me.     

Lita Ford