Motivational Quotes

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. - Carol Burnett

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. - Charles R. Swindoll

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best. - St. Jerome

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. - Eleanor Roosevelt

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. - Nikos Kazantzakis

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. - Og Mandino

It always seems impossible until it's done. - Nelson Mandela

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. - Mark Twain

If you can dream it, you can do it. - Walt Disney

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. - Unknown

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. - Ralph Marston

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. - Rabindranath Tagore

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert H. Schuller

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. - Sam Levenson

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory. - George S. Patton

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. - Tony Robbins

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. - Aristotle

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. - Ayn Rand

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. - Arthur Ashe

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. - Leo Buscaglia

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. - Elon Musk

You will never win if you never begin. - Helen Rowland

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there. - Bo Jackson

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. - H. G. Wells

Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett

If you're going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. - Gordon B. Hinckley

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. - Dalai Lama

Well done is better than well said. - Benjamin Franklin

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - Les Brown

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. - Maya Angelou

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. - Walt Disney

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. - W. Clement Stone

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. - Walter Elliot

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. - Epictetus

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. - Benjamin Franklin

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. - George S. Patton

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine

Either you run the day or the day runs you. - Jim Rohn

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. - William James

A goal is a dream with a deadline. - Napoleon Hill

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. - Thomas Jefferson

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. - Kyle Chandler

I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. - Robert H. Schuller

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. - John F. Kennedy

If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. - Jim Rohn

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition. - Elbert Hubbard

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. - Alfred A. Montapert

The people who influence you are the people who believe in you. - Henry Drummond

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. - Michael Korda

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. - Julie Andrews

After a storm comes a calm. - Matthew Henry

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. - Muhammad Iqbal

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. - Wayne Dyer

You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win. - Ted Turner

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are. - Malala Yousafzai

Never give in and never give up. - Hubert H. Humphrey

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. - William Butler Yeats

Leap, and the net will appear. - John Burroughs

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay. - Simone de Beauvoir

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. - Confucius

I am not afraid... I was born to do this. - Joan of Arc

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. - Wayne Dyer

You just can't beat the person who never gives up. - Babe Ruth

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did. - John Burroughs

There's a way to do it better - find it. - Thomas A. Edison

The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare. - Bobby Knight

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. - Victor Kiam

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. - John Dewey

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. - William Blake

If you think you can do it, you can. - John Burroughs

Never complain and never explain. - Benjamin Disraeli

Every exit is an entry somewhere else. - Tom Stoppard

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse. - Florence Nightingale

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. - Jimmy Dean

The most effective way to do it, is to do it. - Amelia Earhart

Either I will find a way, or I will make one. - Philip Sidney

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford

You create your opportunities by asking for them. - Shakti Gawain

You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead. - George Lucas

We aim above the mark to hit the mark. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's always too early to quit. - Norman Vincent Peale

Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. - Allen Ginsberg

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. - Jack London

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. - Albert Schweitzer

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. - Norman Ralph Augustine

To be a good loser is to learn how to win. - Carl Sandburg

When one must, one can. - Charlotte Whitton

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. - Baruch Spinoza

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. - Carl von Clausewitz

Always desire to learn something useful. - Sophocles

The more things you do, the more you can do. - Lucille Ball

Go big or go home. Because it's true. What do you have to lose? - Eliza Dushku

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. - George S. Patton

Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out. - Christopher Reeve

Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail. - John Donne

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. - Peter Marshall

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. - Christopher Morley

There is always room at the top. - Daniel Webster

One finds limits by pushing them. - Herbert Simon

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl. - Benjamin Jowett

To begin, begin. - William Wordsworth

I was motivated to be different in part because I was different. - Donna Brazile

If you don't ask, you don't get. - Stevie Wonder

You have to make it happen. - Denis Diderot

The wise does at once what the fool does at last. - Baltasar Gracian

Wherever you are - be all there. - Jim Elliot

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. - John W. Gardner

The more we do, the more we can do. - William Hazlitt

Only the educated are free. - Epictetus

Deserve your dream. - Octavio Paz

They can conquer who believe they can. - Virgil

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself. - Saint Teresa of Avila

God always strives together with those who strive. - Aeschylus

I am not a has-been. I am a will be. - Lauren Bacall

From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune. - Tecumseh

We make the world we live in and shape our own environment. - Orison Swett Marden

Don't think, just do. - Horace

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. - Theodore Roosevelt

Hitch your wagon to a star. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. - Richard Rorty

Who seeks shall find. - Sophocles

I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat. - Rose Kennedy

A will finds a way. - Orison Swett Marden

Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going. - Norman Cousins

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter. - William James

Don't fight the problem, decide it. - George C. Marshall

To know oneself, one should assert oneself. - Albert Camus

The dog that trots about finds a bone. - Golda Meir

If you've got a talent, protect it. - Jim Carrey

Either move or be moved. - Ezra Pound

Step by step and the thing is done. - Charles Atlas

Know or listen to those who know. - Baltasar Gracian

I can, therefore I am. - Simone Weil

I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up. - Beverly Sills

Many are called but few get up. - Oliver Herford

I come to win. - Leo Durocher

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. - Henry David Thoreau

He conquers who endures. - Persius

Do whatever you do intensely. - Robert Henri