Inspiratopia

Inspiring Stories, Quotes and Tales for the Soul

Life’s most persistent and urgent question
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his... Read more
Life is What Happens to You
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon, Beautiful Boy   Read more
Never Quite as Scary

Never Quite as Scary

Quotes January 12, 2014

Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. – Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) This quote is from the beloved comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes, penned by cartoonist Bill Watterson. The comic strip followed the adventures of young Calvin and his best friend, the stuffed tiger... Read more
The Decision to Act

The Decision to Act

Quotes January 11, 2014

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. – Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was a famous aviator and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Read more
Sometimes You Have to Lie
Sometimes you have to lie. But to yourself you must always tell the truth. – Louise Fitzhugh (Harriet the Spy) In her novel, Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh observes that unfortunately, circumstances may sometimes call for less than truthful statements. But even in these situations, it is important to always... Read more
Strikes and Home Runs

Strikes and Home Runs

Quotes January 9, 2014

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth George Herman “Babe” Ruth was one of the best baseball players of all-time and for decades remained the reigning home run champion. But he also struck out a lot. This quote reminds us that in order... Read more
Product of Decisions

Product of Decisions

Quotes January 8, 2014

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey This quote by noted author Stephen Covey reminds us that ultimately, it is not the circumstances we find ourselves in that define us, but rather the decisions we make and the... Read more
A Purpose of Human Life
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. -Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut (November 11 1922- April 11 2007) was one of the popular American novelists with an unusual writing style of long sentences and little punctuation. His... Read more
Stay Aware, Listen Carefully
My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it. – Judy Blume Judy Blume is a writer known for her accounts in creating children’s stories. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on the 22nd of February 1938. Back in her... Read more
You Can’t Stay in Your Corner
You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. – A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh) Alan Alexander Milne was a renowned English writer for books and children poems. In one of his books, the famous... Read more