The world around us is full of inspiration, regardless if we’re trying to figure out the perfect ending to that novel we’ve been writing for two years, to decide on the perfect name for our new baby girl, or to get motivated to leave a dead-end job and push forward into new directions.
Though some of the greatest quotes in history have come from the world’s greatest orators and thinkers, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Lao-Tzu, and Frederick Douglass, we can find inspiration in even the most unlikely of places and from the most unlikely of sources.




This list presents quotes to inspire you for whatever you need a little boost for. Some of them come from the most evil people in history, and some come from people we think to be dumb or stupid. They’re also here to make you think; just because somebody may be known as a dunce or has done terrible things, does it make them incapable of brilliance? Let us know if you’re surprised or shocked by any of these sources while finding some nuggets of inspiration to make you think about the world differently from our list of 10 Quotes From Unlikely Sources That Are Actually Quite Inspirational.
Mike Tyson
“A man that’s a friend of everyone is an enemy to himself.”
Bob Marley
“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
Sherlock Holmes
“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”



Barbie, from Toy Story 3
“Authority should derive from the consent of the governed, not from the threat of force.”
Captain Jack Sparrow
“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”
Mewtwo
“I see now that the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.”



Saddam Hussein
“Remember that God has enabled you to become an example of love, forgiveness, and brotherly co-existence. I call on you not to hate because hate does not leave a space for a person to be fair, and it makes you blind and closes all doors of thinking and keeps away one from balanced thinking and making the right choice.”
Walt Disney
“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again, and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.”

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