Top 100 Motivational Quotes

  • “If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”
  • “My Attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.”
  • “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”
  • “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” —Thomas Fowell Buxton
  • “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
  • “All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.”
  • “The thing about goals is that living without them is a lot more fun, in the short run. It seems to me, though, that the people who get things done, who lead, who grow and who make an impact… those people have goals.”
  • “A goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.”
  • “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
  • “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
  • “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”
  • “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
  • “All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.”
  • “You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.”
  • “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
  • “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
  • “A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”
  • “Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.”
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” —Winston Churchill
  • “A minute’s success pays the failure of years.”
  • Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”
  • Life is not to be absorbed through the experiences of others; instead, it is to be grasped by you with the strength of a thousand lions.
  • Life is not to be absorbed through the experiences of others; instead, it is to be grasped by you with the strength of a thousand lions.
  • By being the best you can be, the most skilful in your endeavour and by loving yourself, your life and what you do with it, you’ll happily begin every new day with a spring in your step.
  • To be your best for your career, job, home business, volunteer work or whatever service you provide, there must be some ‘down’ time.
  • I believe in the eternal possibilities for life to expand and improve. I’m convinced that anything can be better
  • If you have the right mind-set, you can be just as happy on Monday as you are on Friday
  • People with a passion for a certain thing are most likely to put more time and effort in it than those who don’t.
  • You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.
  • Success, happiness, confidence and love are some important elements of your life. You need all of them to deal with different challenges and to increase the success and convenience of your life.
  • Positive attitude comes with motivation that something can be done anyway despite the prevailing circumstances.
  • We all need someone or something to give us our own “I can do it” moment to keep us moving forward.
  • Motivation is the reason you do something. It’s a force that compels you. Motivation is your incentive and your inspiration.
  • One of the most efficient ways you can improve your life is by simply thinking in a more positive way.
  • As individuals we are sometimes as nothing, but we can influence, and be influenced by, something much more significant.
  • Find your passion and you are halfway through achieving your purpose in life
  • In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.
  • In reality, the richness of our lives is often equal to the risks we are courageous enough to take
  • A big part of what makes a story enjoyable is that it is worthwhile, and to that end, meaningful.
  • Our hard work rewards us financially and builds our business skills and experience. But if internal motivation is not there, a rude awakening awaits when we realize what we’re missing: passion.
  • Leading any sort of creative pursuit requires an overhaul of how we motivate others and ourselves.
  • Personal freedom means choosing our own behavior; it means acting rather than reacting.
  • Ambition may be the vehicle to motivate you to great success, or it may plunge you to dreadful depths. Clearly this is a matter to have under control before beginning any great transition in life.
  • Passion and perseverance, it turns out, matter more than talent or intelligence when it comes to being successful.
  • Once you learn how to focus on the most important goals in your life, it becomes much easier to develop the strategies and the skills needed to accomplish them, and to see them become a reality.
  • “Anyone can launch a new company, but it takes patience, hard work, and commitment to make any new project a success.”
  • The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made of ourselves on the other
  • As a coach, you have to be the first one to believe that the person you are coaching has the potential to be great. You have to be an outstanding motivating force.
  • The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come.
  • Over the years, I have discovered that there are two groups of people: those who are ready to work for change and those who want a quick fix.
  • To watch the corn grow, or the blossoms set; to draw hard breath over the plough or spade; to read, to think, to love, to pray, are the things that make men happy.
  • Life is not to be absorbed through the experiences of others; instead, it is to be grasped by you with the strength of a thousand lions.
  • One of the greatest motivations for forgiveness is knowing that it’s you who will be the primary beneficiary when you do it. Forgiveness is for you.
  • By being the best you can be, the most skilful in your endeavour and by loving yourself, your life and what you do with it, you’ll happily begin every new day with a spring in your step.
  • I believe in the eternal possibilities for life to expand and improve. I’m convinced that anything can be better.
  • Your story is your memory of those life experiences that made you who you are today. It consists of “the best of times and the worst of times.”
  • If you have the right mind-set, you can be just as happy on Monday as you are on Friday.
  • Winning is important, but only the kind where every player feels that he or she is putting in the best effort.
  • People with a passion for a certain thing are most likely to put more time and effort in it than those who don’t.
  • You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.
  • I might live for the future and the achievement of the “When I …,” but I can’t really live in any other time than now.
  • Positive attitude comes with motivation that something can be done anyway despite the prevailing circumstances.
  • I believe that nothing in life is unimportant
    Every moment can be a beginning
    And a time for decision
  • One of the most efficient ways you can improve your life is by simply thinking in a more positive way.
  • Motivation is the reason you do something. It’s a force that compels you. Motivation is your incentive and your inspiration.
  • “There are those who hate to see their birthday arrive. Ah, but not I. For each year is a gift, each day is a gift. I am thankful and am grateful for this day of my birth. I find motivation within to live this year so let it begin!”
  • A book will come to a person when he or she is ready for its message, and often it will come in an amazing way.
  • As individuals we are sometimes as nothing, but we can influence, and be influenced by, something much more significant.
  • Never stop believing in yourself.
    When others doubt, don’t you.
  • Find your passion and you are halfway through achieving your purpose in life
  • In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.
  • In reality, the richness of our lives is often equal to the risks we are courageous enough to take.
  • Purpose is a complicated concept. To start with, it is about meaning and motivation.
  • Our hard work rewards us financially and builds our business skills and experience. But if internal motivation is not there, a rude awakening awaits when we realize what we’re missing: passion.
  • Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
  • One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.
  • “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”
  • “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.”
  • “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.”
  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.”
  • “If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.”
  • “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.”
  • “Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.”
  • “If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles.”
  • “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.”
  • “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
  • “We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”
  • “You be greater than your feelings. I don’t demand this of you—life does. Otherwise, you’ll be washed away by feelings. You’ll be washed out to sea and never seen again.”
  • “Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.”
  • “Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination.”
  • “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
  • “If I create from the heart, nearly everything works: if from the head, almost nothing.”
  • “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”
  • “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
  • “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
  • “You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.”
  • “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
  • “Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich.”
  • “Only if we understand, can we care. Only if we care, we will help. Only if we help, we shall be saved.”
  • “There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more.”
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