141 Motivational Quotes

Dream it. Believe it. Build it.


“If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk


Remember it’s just a bad day, not a bad life.


Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.


Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.


“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”
– Bruce Feirstein


“The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.” – Hasidic Proverb


The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.


“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. – Bob Riley


You do not find the happy life. You make it.


Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.


“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” –Albert Einstein


“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.”
– Booker T. Washington


“Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing.” – Life Quote By Helen Keller


Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.


“Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” – Isabelle Lafleche


A problem is a chance for you to do your best. – Duke Ellington


Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.


Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.


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


“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” –Chris Grosser


“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
– Booker T. Washington


“Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.” – Quote By Henry Ford


Don’t wait for opportunity. Create it.


“Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa


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


Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.


Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.


“Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” –Vaibhav Shah


“Success comes from having dreams that are bigger than your fears.”
– Bobby Unser


“We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.” – Dr. Henry Link


It’s going to be hard, but hard does not mean impossible.


“You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.” – Unknown


The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow. – Unknown


Limit your “always” and your “nevers.”


Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.


If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.


“Successful entrepreneurs are givers and not takers of positive energy.” –Anonymous


“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
– Bill Gates


“Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like?” – Brian Tracy


Little things make big days.


“If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.” – Catherine Pulsifier


Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong


Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.


Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.


“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” –Proverb


“The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot.”
– Benny Lewis


“Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Do something today that your future self will thank you for.


“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.” – Unknown


Focus on your goal. Don’t look in any direction but ahead.


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.


If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.


Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.


“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill


“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”
– Benjamin Disraeli


“We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” – Maya Angelou


Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.


“Whatever you are, be a good one.” ― Abraham Lincoln


Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.


It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.


Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.


Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.


“If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got.” –Anonymous


“Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.”


“Entrepreneurs Are Great At Dealing With Uncertainty And Also Very Good At Minimizing Risk. That’s The Classic Entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai


Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.


“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV


If you feel like giving up, just look back on how far you are already.


No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.


You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.


“Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.” –Anonymous


“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
– Arthur Ashe


“Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.” – Og Mandino


Dream bigger. Do bigger.


“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”― Eleanor Roosevelt


Courage is one step ahead of fear. – Coleman Young


I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.


Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.


Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.


“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney


“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”
– Arnold Palmer


“People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.” – Rob Siltanen


The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.


“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.” – Socrates


When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.


It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think your are not.


It always seems impossible until it’s done.


“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


“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
– Aristotle Onassis


“If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs


Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it.


“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”― Lewis Carroll


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


Believe you can and you’re halfway there.


You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.


With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.


“Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.” –Anonymous


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
– Aristotle


“It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.” – Inspirational Quote By Vince Lombardi


Dream it. Wish it. Do it.


“Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt


Never give up. Great things take time. Be patient.


What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.


The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others


Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.


“If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” –Jim Rohn


“Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.”
– Anonymous


“You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.” – Unknown


Great things never come from comfort zones.


“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller


You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling at your weakest.


Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.


You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.


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


“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” –Anonymous


“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.”
– Anatole France


“Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers


Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.


“Everything you can imagine is real.”― Pablo Picasso


Keep going. Everything you need will come to you at the perfect time.


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.


You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.


A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.


“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” –John Wooden


“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.”
– Chris Grosser


“The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.


“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”― Neil Gaiman


Tough times don’t last. Tough people do. – Robert H. Schuller


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


Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.


I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.


If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.


“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”


“The Best Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney


Your limitation—it’s only your imagination.


“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

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