Membaca kata-kata mutiara dari tokoh-tokoh besar dunia seringkali dapat memberikan suntikan motivasi dalam menjalani kehidupan sehari-hari. Terlebih saat kita sedih, galau, kehilangan semangat, merasa gagal, atau butuh inspirasi.
Berikut adalah 100+ kata mutiara pilihan dari orang-orang besar yang telah sukses dalam kehidupan pada bidangnya masing-masing. Mereka adalah para filsuf, negarawan, seniman, ilmuwan, businessman, sastrawan, hingga dokter. Nama-nama besar yang mungkin sudah pernah kamu dengar sebelumnya: Plato, Buddha, Dr. Seuss, Einstein, Gandhi, hingga Frank Sinatra.
Semoga kata-kata bijak mereka dapat memberikan inspirasi dan suntikan semangat dalam kita kehidupan sehari-hari; dalam cinta dan hubungan dengan orang lain, karir dan bisnis, kepemimpinan, serta aspek-aspek hidup lainnya.
Kata Mutiara tentang Hidup dan Kehidupan
Berikut quotes pilihan tentang hidup dan kehidupan secara umum.
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde
“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain
“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” ― Narcotics Anonymous
“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ― Marilyn Monroe
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” ― Charles Darwin
“Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” ― Shari R. Barr
“Do it or not. There is no try.” ― Yoda
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ― Abraham Lincoln
“There is nothing permanent except change.” ― Heraclitus
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ― Voltaire
“The past has no power over the present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” ― Audrey Hepburn
Kata Motivasi tentang Diri Sendiri
Kutipan-kutipan untuk memahami diri sendiri dengan lebih baik.
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde
“If you work really hard, and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.” ― Conan O’Brien
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch
“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story
“Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are.” ― Thomas John Carlisle
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” ― Aldous Huxley
“But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” ― Ernest Hemingway
“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” ― Jane Austen
“The only journey is the one within.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke
“Banyak hal yang bisa menjatuhkanmu. Tapi satu-satunya hal yang benar-benar dapat menjatuhkanmu adalah sikapmu sendiri” ― RA Kartini
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
Kata Bijak tentang Belajar
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” ― Albert Einstein
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward
“If you spend your life trying to be good at everything, you will never be great at anything.” ― Tom Rath
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.” ― Henry James
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” ― Leonardo da Vinci
“Lawan sastra ngesti mulya (Dengan ilmu kita menuju kemuliaan).” ― Ki Hadjar Dewantara
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” ― Plato
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin
Kutipan tentang Cinta dan Hubungan
Kata mutiara tentang cinta dan hubungan dengan orang lain.
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss
“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou
“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” ― Khalil Gibran
“Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” ― Karl A. Menninger
“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” ― George Washington
“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” ― George Sand
“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” ― Mother Teresa
“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” ― Loretta Young
“Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” ― Aristotle
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” ― Maya Angelou
Quote tentang Keluarga dan Persahabatan
Kata mutiara tentang pertemanan, persahabatan, dan keluarga.
“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead. Walk beside me… just be my friend.” ― Albert Camus
“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard
“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” ― Euripides
“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” ― Desmond Tutu
“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ― Thomas Aquinas
“Jelas sekali bahwasanya rumah tangga yang aman damai ialah gabungan di antara tegapnya laki-laki dan halusnya perempuan.” ― Hamka
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Kata Bijak tentang Kebahagiaan
Kata-kata mutiara tentang happiness.
“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.” ― George Orwell
“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” ― Anne Frank
“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.” ― Democritus
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” ― Marcus Aurelius
Kata-kata Inspiratif tentang Kepemimpinan
Kata-kata mutiara tentang leadership.
“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things.” ― Ronald Reagan
“Don’t tell people how to do things; tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” ― George S. Patton Jr.
“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” ― Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” ― Peter F. Drucker
“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” ― John C. Maxwell
“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” ― Albert Schweitzer
“A leader is a dealer in hope.” ― Napoleon
“I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.” ― Robert E. Lee
“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” ― Tony Blair
“It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” ― Niccolo Machiavelli
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” ― John C. Maxwell
“Memimpin adalah menderita.” ― KH Agus Salim
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ― John Quincy Adams
Kata Mutiara tentang Kesuksesan dan Kegagalan
Kata-kata mutiara pilihan tentang kesuksesan dan kegagalan.
“The best revenge is massive success.” ― Frank Sinatra
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” ― Henry David Thoreau
“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life-think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” ― Swami Vivekananda
“If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do.” ― Anonymous
“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston Churchill
“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” ― Vaibhav Shah
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” ― Albert Einstein
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” ― Robert Collier
“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ― John D. Rockefeller
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser like focus.” ― Bruce Lee
“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” ― Jim Rohn
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ― Thomas A. Edison
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” ― John Maxwell
“I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” ― Herbert Bayard Swope
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” ― Steve Jobs
“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” ― Napoleon Hill
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” ― Samuel Beckett
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ― Mark Twain
“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” ― David Allen
Kata Mutiara tentang Keberanian
Kutipan inspiratif tentang keberanian.
“Everything you have ever wanted, is sitting on the other side of fear.” ― George Addair
“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain
“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ― Nancy D. Solomon
Kata Inspiratif tentang Traveling
Kutipan yang menginspirasi kita untuk traveling, menjelajah dunia.
“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J. R. R. Tolkien
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ― Lao Tzu
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You
Semoga kumpulan kata-kata mutiara pilihan di atas dapat menginspirasi harimu, ya!
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