Motivational and Inspirational quotes
If you’re reading this, then you’re here for one reason. “Motivation”. These motivational quotes are the place to start.
While it’s sometimes difficult to know our purpose or the meaning of life, we must thrive and move forward. And what better way than to learn from those who have lived and shared their words of wisdom. So whether you’re lacking motivation or just need a little push to get going, get ready to get seriously motivated!
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do. Brian Tracy
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.
Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. Unknown
You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou
It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think you are not.
It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino
You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale
If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi
Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from the worst times and from the worst mistakes.
Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. Chantal Sutherland
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. Wayne Dyer
Every great story on the planet happened when someone decided not to give up, but kept going no matter what.
Don’t stop when you’re tired. STOP when you are DONE.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Success… seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.
Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life. Tony Robbins
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.
Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. Jamie Paolinetti
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”!
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. Vince Lombardi
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. Newt Gingrich
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams Franklin D. Roosevelt
Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Roy T. Bennett
Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events. Joel Osteen
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.
Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better. Jim Rohn
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle Onassis
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. Roy T. Bennett
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. Zig Ziglar
Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela
There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. Denis Waitley
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
Nothing great ever came that easy.
Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.
Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. Rikki Rogers
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
The greatest achievement was at first, and for a time, but a dream. Napoleon Hill
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho
Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll
Great things come to those who don’t wait.
It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs. Jillian Michaels
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis
You will succeed because most people are lazy.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Fortune always favors the brave and never helps a man who does not help himself. P. T. Barnum
If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. George Addair
Some people develop a wishbone where their backbone should be.
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
Staying positive does not mean that things will turn out okay. Rather it is knowing that you will be okay no matter how things turn out. Unknown
No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.
If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.
More often than not, successful entrepreneurs are givers and not takers of positive energy.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama
Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live as they dream.
Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible. Tony Robbins
You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent
There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or to accept the responsibility for changing them.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. Maya Angelou
In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. Dalai Lama
Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did. Mark Twain
Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.
No matter how hard times may get, always hold your head up and be strong; show them you’re not as weak as they think you are. Unknown
Be so happy that when others look at you they become happy too. Unknown
Do what you love, love what you do, and with all your heart give yourself to it.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua Marine
Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.
It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move. Eric Thcite
Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.
I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. Estee Lauder
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone.
Free yourself from your past mistakes, by forgiving yourself for what you have done or went through. Every day is another chance to start over. Unknown
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Michaelangelo
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. Charles Buxton
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill
Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
The Secret of Change Is to Focus All of Your Energy, Not on Fighting the Old, But on Building the New Socrates
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.
Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. Zig Ziglar
Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.
The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. Swati Sharma
Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.
There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more. Robert M. Hensel