12 Powerful Quotes From Professional Books That Made Us Say Wow!


Sometimes, all it takes is a single quote to transform our perspective and leave a lasting impact on our lives. The power of words can be seen in how they have the ability to inspire, motivate, and guide us. We have compiled a list of 12 powerful quotes from professional books that made us say “Wow!” and hope these help to ignite your passion and fuel your journey to success.

1. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

2. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston S. Churchill, Richard Langworth

3. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

4. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein, Cosmic Religion

5. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay, Forbes (quoted from his speech)

6. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

7. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn, Living an Inspired Life

8. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”- Vincent van Gogh; Jo van Gogh-Bonger (translated by Hulsker)

9. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius,” The Analects

10. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt; Goodwin

11. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson; Richardson & Myerson

12. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky; Taylor


These 12 powerful quotes serve as a reminder of the wealth of wisdom available to us in professional books. By recalling and embracing these words, we can find the inspiration to persevere through challenges, chase our passions, and ultimately shape our futures. Always remember that the most profound insights are often just a page away.

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