Inspirational Quotes on Hope and Aiming Big

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By Anubhav Srivastava ( Register for his Workshop – Build Super Confidence For Super Success!)


“You can bounce back even if you become bankrupt in terms of money. Becoming bankrupt of hope, however, is fatal. “

“They will tell you that you have unrealistic hopes and that life doesn’t work that way. Tell them that it’s hope that makes life work. “

“When everything is going against you, the hardest thing to do is to believe that one day everything shall pay off . Yet, you must believe in it for that is what gives you a hope to work towards. “

“Most people hope for too much initially and then stop hoping totally when the going gets tough.”

“Don’t lose hope even when there seems to be no hope, nature will always have enough examples to show how fighting back is done.”

“It’s hope that gives you the strength to survive misery. When you stop hoping, you stop living.”


“Someone told me I dream of too much. I said I am glad I do, that’s the only way I stand a chance of realizing them. “

“Better to have tried and failed than have failed because you never tried. “

“Thinking huge does not take any more effort than thinking little. But it opens up possibilities of much greater rewards.”

“Dont be afraid of setting huge goals and failing. Even in failure, you would have achieved more than everyone’s standard of success.”

“You will never know what you are capable of unless you try doing things you thought you were never capable of.”

“Life is funny, it rarely gives you what you exactly want. Desire more than what you actually want and you just might get it.”

““There is no penalty for dreaming big, but there is one for dreaming little. You never attain what you could have, had you only aimed at it.”

“If your only aim is to “give your best”, you most certainly won’t. Aim for something that you never thought you could do and be determined to achieve it. It is only then that you shall really give your best. For the only way you will ever recognize your true limits is by pushing beyond the limits you have put in your own mind.”

“Great people from all walks of life recognize that they have limitations but they never let it put a limit on their achievements.”

“ A true inspirational person does not excel in an environment which allows him to thrive. He succeeds in an environment where everything is going against him. The challenge is to achieve excellence in an environment where mediocrity is the norm. It is about not letting mediocre people pull you down to their level but to do something so great that they get inspired to come up to yours. The greatest challenge in life is to live in an environment of mediocrity and yet achieving a level of brilliance that inspires.”

“You don’t need to have extraordinary powers to be a “superhero.” You just need to have an extraordinary will.”

“Death will come to all of us. The question is did we make a difference while we lived? And you don’t have to change the world to make a difference, you just have to change someone’s world.”

“Society drills into us over and over again that we are average. That we are average beings supposed to live average lives and destined to die average. That is just not true. The seeds of greatness lie inside all of us. If you didn’t have the potential for greater things, you wouldn’t have been born as a human. Don’t waste away your life with meaningless repetition. Devote your life to a purpose that makes life worth living.”


The writer of these original inspirational quotes, Anubhav Srivastava is an author, motivational speaker and the director of Carve Your Destiny, a first of its kind inspirational documentary featuring some of the most famous personalities from diverse fields, who teach the viewers how they too can make all of their dreams come true. The movie itself has been seen on Youtube by close to 600,000 people. Anubhav has also been featured in numerous International and India Media outlets such as BBC , The Times of India, Hindustan Times,, Leicester Mercury and many others.

These inspirational quotations were written by Anubhav and posted regularly on his social media pages over a course of several years where they became very popular.

It is thus possible that many of these have been reposted by others on the Internet over time, but they all first appeared on Anubhav’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and

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