Motivational quotes

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

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

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

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

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

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas Edison

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

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

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

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
Albert Schweitzer

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

Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
– George Herbert

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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

They can conquer who believe they can.
– Virgil

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
– Don Miguel Ruiz

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.
– Victor Kiam

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

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

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

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

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

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

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Napoleon Hill

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

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

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

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

After a storm comes a calm.
– Matthew Henry

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

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

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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.
Stephen Hawking

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

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

I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.
Muhammad Ali

Be thine own palace, or the world’s thy jail.
– John Donne

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson

You have to make it happen.
– Denis Diderot

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