Inspiring Quotes from Four of the Most Influential People of All Time

Leonardo da Vinci sand sculpture

Leonardo da Vinci sand sculpture

The life you want is yours to build. But what if the one you have now is far from what you envision it to be? The one mistake you can make is to think that there is nothing you can do to change that. The change your thoughts change your circumstances approach in life is a more empowering way to living your best life. To do that, you have to feed and nourish your mind with positive thoughts and great ideas. From the world’s most brilliant minds and influential people of all time, here are some of the best quotes that will make you rethink how you view things.

Alexander the Great – One of the greatest military generals and king of Macedonia (336 to 323 BC)

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.”

Aristotle – Greek Philosopher

“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”

Che Guevara – Argentine revolutionary, doctor, political leader, social activist, and military theorist

“The first commandment for every good explorer is that an expedition has two points: the point of departure and the point of arrival. If your intention is to make the second theoretical point coincide with the actual point of arrival, don’t think about the means — because the journey is a virtual space that finishes when it finishes, and there are as many means as there are different ways of ‘finishing.’ That is to say, the means are endless.”

Leonardo da Vinci – Italian Renaissance polymath (inventor, painter, sculptor, and more)

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”