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430 Motivational Quotes to Help You Get Through Monday

Monday’s are hard. Leaving behind the weekend that was too short and heading back into the workweek can be soul-crushing. To help you through it, we’ve gathered 430 of the best Motivational Quotes to help inspire and lift your mood.

It’s hard to stay motivated when things are going wrong. There will be times when you feel like giving up or times where it seems like the only option is to give in. However, if you want to accomplish your goals, it’s important to keep the momentum going!

In order to stay motivated, you need to remember what got you started in the very beginning. What were your original reasons for starting this journey and how can they help re-inspire you?

Maybe a motivational quote (or 430) will do or maybe just take some time out of your day to reflect on why these goals are important in the first place. It may also be helpful thinking about someone who has gone through difficult times themselves and succeeded might inspire you as well!

Want 10 minutes of pure motivation? Check out our video version with 97 of the best motivational quotes!

If all else fails, set small short-term milestones instead of focusing so much on achieving an end goal. These smaller steps won’t seem like such daunting tasks when compared with reaching a big milestone down the road somewhere!

Think about exactly do want to see yourself doing one month from now, three months from now, or even six months. Think about how many steps you’ll need to take in between right now and then so that it feels more manageable.

Christopher Reeve Choose Hope Motivational Quote
Once you choose hope, anything is possible.Christopher Reeve
A year from now you may wish you had started today.Karen Lamb
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.Chinese Proverb
Whatever you do, don’t give up.Citizen Cope
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.Walt Disney
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
The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.Unknown
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.John D. Rockefeller
When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.Ella Woodword
Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it away from you.Mark Cuban
Not Born to Pay Bills and Die Quote
You were not born to just pay bills and die.Unknown
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you have imagined.Henry David Thoreau
I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.Stephen Covey
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.Zig Ziglar
Every successful person in the world is a hustler one way or another. We all hustle to get where we need to be. Only a fool would sit around and wait on another man to feed him.K’wan
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.Shonda Rhimes
Invest in your dreams. Grind now. Shine later.Unknown
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.Conan O’Brien
Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.Anne Frank
Herbert Simon Quote About Pushing Limits
One finds limits by pushing them.Herbert Simon
You will never always be motivated, so you must learn to be disciplined.Unknown
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.Winston Churchill
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.Mark Twain
Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.Christine Caine
Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.Gabby Douglas
Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.Unknown
Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.Chris Grosser
Never regret anything that made you smile.Mark Twain
A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.Unknown

What Is Motivation? And Why Is It Important?

Motivation is being able to keep going during difficult times and it’s what can help you stay on track with your goals. It’s what you need to keep the momentum going!

Motivation is a driving force for keeping on track with goals that may seem impossible to achieve at first glance. It can be easy to give up when things aren’t going your way. However, if you want to accomplish your goals it is important that you stay motivated and remember why this journey started in the first place! Keeping your original reasons for starting this journey in mind as well as thinking about why these particular goals are so important will help you re-inspire yourself!

Quotes can come in all forms and can help inspire your dreams and your imagination. From quotes about love to quotes about food to quotes about home, you can always find some brilliant phrase to boost your energy and your mindset. This collection of motivational quotes is designed to help those who need to recharge their mental energy and keep pursuing their goals.

Seth Godin Not Your Resume Quote
You are not your resume, you are your work.Seth Godin
It is never too late to be what you might have been.George Eliot
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.Nelson Mandela
The greatest weapon against stress is the ability to choose one thought over another.William James
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.Abraham Lincoln
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.Suzy Kassem
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing the monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.C.S. Lewis
You don’t need to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.Martin Luther King Jr.
If you’re too comfortable, it’s time to move on. Terrified of what’s next? You’re on the right track.Susan Fales-Hill
When you feel like giving up just remember that there are a lot of people you still have to prove wrong.Unknown
Motivational Chinese Proverb
Those who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those doing it.Chinese Proverb
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.Billie Jean King
Your only limit is your mind.Unknown
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.Arnold Schwarzenegger
The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.Nishan Panwar
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.Ayn Rand
Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.Marianne Williamson
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.Maya Angelou
Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.Ferris Bueller
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.Sam Levenson
Albert Einstein Difficulty Opportunity Quote
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.Albert Einstein
If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.Fred DeVito
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with themMarcus Aurelius
It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.Hans F. Hansen
Don’t compare yourself to others. Be like the sun and the moon and shine when it’s your time.Unknown
It’s never too late to be what you might’ve been. George Eliot
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
What is life without a little risk? J.K. Rowling
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for. J.R.R. Tolkien
You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to. Good Will Hunting
Feel Like Quitting Motivational Quote
When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.Unknown 
Dream beautiful dreams, and then work to make those dreams come true.Spencer W. Kimball
It’s not what happens to you but how you react to it that matters.Epictetus
The best way to predict your future is to create it.Abraham Lincoln
Every day women and men become legends Glory, John Legend and Common
If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small. Richard Branson
Be a fruitloop in a world of Cheerios. Unknown
Wealth isn’t about having a lot of money it’s about having a lot of options. Chris Rock
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. Kyle Chandler
Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know. Pema Chodron
Albert Einstein Everyone is a Genius Quote
Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid.Albert Einstein 
You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.Unknown
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.G.K. Nielson
It’s not what you do once in a while it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.Jenny Craig
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. Lady Gaga
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives. Lemony Snicket
I never dreamt of success. I worked for it. Estee Lauder
Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.Rob Siltanen
Don’t give up, don’t take anything personally, and don’t take no for an answer. Sophia Amoruso
How to stop time: kiss. How to travel in time: read. How to escape time: music. How to feel time: write. How to release time: breathe. Matt Haig
Albert Einstein Quote About Imagination
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.Albert Einstein
You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you. Barack Obama
Whenever you feel like a failure, just remember that even Coca-Cola only sold 25 bottles their first year.Unknown
I didn’t learn to be quiet when I had an opinion. The reason they knew who I was is because I told them. Ursula Burns
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has been before.’ Albert Einstein
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Gandhi
What is coming is better than what is gone. Unknown
When I win and when I lose, I take ownership of it, because I really am in charge of what I do. Nicki Minaj
It might not be easy but it’ll be worth it. Unknown
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

The Inspirational Power of Motivational Quotes

Some people – me among them – use motivational quotes to help them get over difficult hurdles that are standing between them and their goals. Whether that goal is business success, financial stability, or fitness-related, there are always going to be days when the goal feels out of reach.

How can you keep the momentum going? How do you stay motivated during difficult times? How do you avoid giving up? How do you overcome that feeling of throwing in the towel and just accepting defeat?

Sometimes, it can be as small as reading a powerful and motivational quote that reminds you that the end goal is worth the effort.

Inhale the future, Exhale the Past
Inhale the future, exhale the past.Unknown
Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. Socrates
Hold the vision, trust the process. Unknown
There is a spirit inside of me that refuses to be broken. Unknown
Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure. Stanley McChrystal
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise. Frank Ocean
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. Garrison Keillor
H.O.P.E. = Hold On. Pain Ends.Unknown
The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything. Warren Buffett
Michael Jordan Expect Great Things Quote
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.Michael Jordan
Focus on being productive instead of busy. Tim Ferriss
Don’t tell everyone your plans, instead show them your results.Unknown
If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney
A walk to a nearby park may give you more energy and inspiration in life than spending two hours in front of a screen. Tsang Lindsay
Only do what your heart tells you. Princess Diana
Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.Roy T. Bennett
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance… I hope you dance. Lee Ann Womack
On my own, I will just create and if it works, it works. And if it doesn’t, I’ll just create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be. Oprah Winfrey
Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want. Ken Poirot
Thomas Edison Close to Success Quote
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.Thomas Edison
Believe you can and you will. Unknown
There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you. Derek Jeter
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas A. Edison
We can see through others only when we can see through ourselves. Bruce Lee
Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.William Faulkner
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing. William Arthur Ward
It’s okay to be a glowstick: Sometimes we have to break before we shine.Jadah Sellner
Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed. George Burns
Don’t be upset when people reject you. Nice things are rejected all the time by people who can’t afford them. Unknown
Peter F. Drucker Motivational Quote
Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.Peter F. Drucker
Time is what we want most and what we use worst. William Penn
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill Gates
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams
Never regret a day in your life. Good days bring you happiness and bad days give you experience. Unknown
Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending. Jim Hensen
Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.Roy T. Bennett
Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding, nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result. Joe Torre
Make your fear of losing your greatest motivator. Unknown
Seth Godin Motivational Quote
There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.Seth Godin
I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours.’ Leah Busque
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.Eleanor Roosevelt
People who wonder if the glass is half empty or full miss the point. The glass is refillable. Unknown
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. Lou Holtz
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. Tim Notke
If you work on something a little bit every day, you end up with something that is massive. Kenneth Goldsmith
Don’t quit yet, the worst moments are usually followed by the most beautiful silver linings. You have to stay strong, remember to keep your head up and remain hopeful. Unknown
Make each day your masterpiece. John Wooden
Steve Jobs Some Else's Life Quote
Your time is precious, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.Steve Jobs
Today is where your book begins; the rest is still unwritten.Natasha Bedingfield
You can cry, scream, and bang your head in frustration but keep pushing forward. It’s worth it.Unknown
It’s not all sunshine and rainbows, but a good amount of it actually is. Unknown
I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life. Louise Hay
Trust yourself that you can do it and get it. Baz Luhrmann
If you can’t do anything about it then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change. Tony Gaskins
If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. Grace Hopper
We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.Malala Yousafzai
Just because it burns doesn’t mean you’re gonna die you’ve gotta get up and try. Pink
Ralph Waldo Emerson Motivational Quote
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.Ralph Waldo Emerson
What hurts you blesses you. Rumi
Do the right thing even when no one is looking. Unknown
Always be careful when you follow the masses. Sometimes the m is silent. Unknown
You could rattle the stars, she whispered. You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most. Sarah J. Maas
You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. JIm Rohn
I really appreciate people who correct me, because without them, I might have been repeating mistakes for a long time. Mufti Menk
The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.Mahatma Gandhi
You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. Dave Ramsey
Wayne Gretzky Miss 100% of the Shots Quote
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.Wayne Gretzky
The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Socrates
It’s not about having enough time, it’s about making enough time.Rachael Bermingham
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right. Tony Robbins
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein
Either you run the day, or the day runs you. Jim Rohn
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one. George R.R. Martin
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. Colin Powell
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.Unknown
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdock

Keep Working Toward Your Goals With Motivational Quotes

If you keep working toward your goals and use motivational quotes to help motivate yourself, you can stay on track. How do you decide which are the best motivational quotes to inspire your success?

There are literally thousands of inspirational quotes out there that could potentially be helpful in getting through difficult times. However, not all these quotes were created equal! Some actually have negative messages or don’t align with what you’re trying to accomplish at all.

Vidal Sassoon Success Before Work Quote
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.Vidal Sassoon
If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore. Michele Ruiz
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama XIV
Just another Magic Monday Unknown
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg
The hard days are what make you stronger. Aly Raisman
If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going fast enough. Mario Andretti
The big secret in life is that there is no secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. Oprah Winfrey
When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F Kennedy
Wherever you go, go with all your heart Confucius
Dreams Don't Work Unless You Do Quote
Dreams don’t work unless you do.John C. Maxwell
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. Muhammad Ali
When someone says you can’t do it, do it twice and take pictures.Unknown
Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou
Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do. Unknown
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. C.S. Lewis
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse. Florence Nightingale
Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. The Lion King
Life’s a game made for everyone and love is the prize Avicii
Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got. Janis Joplin
Barack Obama Change Will Not Come Quote
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.Barack Obama
Nothing is stronger than a broken man rebuilding himself. Unknown
Make today the day you learn something new.Unknown
Never let anyone treat you like you’re regular glue. You’re glitter glue.Unknown
It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest. Walter Anderson
Be an Encourager: When you encourage others, you boost their self-esteem, enhance their self-confidence, make them work harder, lift their spirits and make them successful in their endeavors. Encouragement goes straight to the heart and is always available. Be an encourager. Always. Roy T. Bennett
Motivation comes from working on things we care about. Sheryl Sandberg
What’s on the other side of fear? Nothing. Jamie Foxx
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shuts down for ten years.Warren Buffett
David Brinkley Bricks Motivational Quote
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.David Brinkley
There are two rules for success. 1: Never reveal everything you know. Roger H. Lincoln
Time is money. Benjamin Franklin
Think like a Queen. A Queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. Oprah
You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way! Dr. Seuss
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. Carol Burnett
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.Groucho Marx
Every night her thoughts weighed heavily on her soul but every morning she would get up and fight another day, every night she survived. R.H. Sin
Your mind is powerful. When you fill it with positive thoughts your whole world will change. Unknown
Losers quit when they fail. Winners fail until they succeed.Robert T. Kiyosaki
C.S. Lewis Motivational Quote
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.C.S. Lewis
We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. Arianna Huffington
Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln
One day or day one. You decide. Unknown
I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. Marissa Mayer
If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles. Wayne Dyer
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Napoleon Hill
Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. St. Jerome.
Turn your wounds into wisdom Oprah
e.e. cummings Courage To Become Quote
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.e. e. cummings
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. Maya Angelou
I didn’t get there by wishing for it, but by working for it. Estee Lauder
Be so good they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin
You can do anything you set your mind to. Benjamin Franklin
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Rumi
A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence. Sonia Sotomayer
We’re on the brink of adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with questions. Mary Poppins
It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a life for me and I’m feeling good. Michael Buble
When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself: Where is the hidden gift? Where is the positive in this? Sara Blakely
RuPaul Paying Your Bills Quote
Unless they’re paying your bills, pay them no mind.RuPaul Charles
I always thought it was me against the world and then one day I realized it’s just me against me. Kendrick Lamar
Be silly, be honest, be kind.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you fall – I’ll be there for you. Floor
The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of like is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give. William Arthur Ward
Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. Louise L Hay
If today you are a little bit better than you were yesterday, then that’s enough. David A. Bednar
Quitters never win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. Mandy Hale
That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.Henry David Thoreau
Goal Dream Deadline Motivational Quote
A goal is a dream with a deadline.Napoleon Hill
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. Shiv Khera
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat is accepted as a reality. Bruce Lee
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future. Unknown
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll
Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.Unknown
Still, I rise. Maya Angelou
Stop being afraid of what can go wrong and start being positive about what can go right. Unknown
Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams. Brad Sugars

How To Find Motivational Quotes That Will Help You Stay On Track

It may be a good idea for some people who need motivation during tough times is by following an inspiring quote page on social media sites like Facebook or Pinterest. These pages curate only the most powerful and inspiring quotations so they can be easily shared with friends and family. There are also many motivational quotes apps available on mobile devices.

Looking for the right quote to help you stay motivated is often just a matter of trial and error. If one doesn’t speak to your heart, then move on until you find the perfect words that inspire you! How do you accomplish your goals? How can using inspirational quotes help motivate yourself during difficult times? How will motivation help you succeed at achieving all your personal, fitness-related or financial goals? How do I know which motivational quotes will be helpful in getting me through difficult times successfully?

Zig Ziglar Motivational Quote
There is no elevator to success. You must take the stairs.Zig Ziglar
Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE. Joss Whedon
If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is. Catherine Pulsifer
No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become Successful.Jaymin Shah
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt
The only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. Jimmy Johnson
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt
What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.  Robin Williams
We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller
Tea Bags Motivational Quote
We are all like tea bags, put us in hot water, and you find out how strong we are.Unknown
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. Katharine Hepburn
She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Deliah
Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. Hillary Clinton
All we can do is the best we can do. David Axelrod
I can and I will. Watch me. Carrie Green
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho
I just wanna let them know that they didn’t break me. Andie (Pretty in Pink)
Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.  Jennifer Lopez
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. Richard Nixon
Mahatma Gandhi Be The Change Quote
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.Mahatma Gandhi
If you think someone could use a friend. Be one. Unknown
When Plan A doesn’t work, don’t worry, you still have 25 more letters to go through. Unknown
When you know your worth, no one can make you feel worthless. Unknown
Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm, and genuine people. Tena Desae
Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die. Brian Vaszily
It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits. Charles A. Jaffe
Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw
Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable. Clare Boothe Luce
The only thing standing in the way between you and your goal is the BS story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.Jordan Belfort
Know Your Limits Defy Them Quote
Know your limits. Defy them.Unknown
The trouble is, you think you have time.Buddha
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
A negative mind will never give you a positive life. Unknown
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James
If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room. Unknown
The best thing you can do is MASTER the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you ARE the fire. Mama Indigo
The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do. Unknown
Don’t stop when you are tired. Stop when you are done. Unknown
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
Theodore Roosevelt Motivational Quote
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried.Theodore Roosevelt
You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.  Unknown
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.Abraham Lincoln
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. George Lorimer
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. Oscar Wilde
At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end. Unknown
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe
Begin anywhere. John Cage
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours. Herb Brooks
Thomas Jefferson Quote About Luck
I’m a great believer in luck, and find the harder I work, the more I have of it.Thomas Jefferson
Be happy with what you have while working for what you want. Helen Keller
This is a reminder to you to create your own rule book, and live your life the way you want it. Reese Evans
You never know what you can do until you try. William Cobbett
Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value. Albert Einstein
Don’t think or judge, just listen.Sarah Dessen, Just Listen
No one has ever made a difference by being like everyone else. The Greatest Showman
A million dreams for the world we’re gonna make. The Greatest Showman
Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else. Judy Garland
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. Paulo Coelho
Steve Jobs Motivational Quote
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.Steve Jobs
Work until your rivals become idols. Drake
If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. Dalai Lama
If you’ve never eaten while crying you don’t know what life tastes like. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path. Phillip Sweet
If you can’t make a mistake you can’t make anything. Marva Collins
If there is no wind, row. Latin Proverb
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.Uknown
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver. Jen Sincero
If you talk about it, it’s a dream. If you envision it, it’s possible. If you schedule it, it’s real. Tony Robbins
Mark Zuckerberg Motivational Quote
The biggest risk is not taking any risks.Mark Zuckerberg
The greatest gift you could give someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life you can’t get back. Unknown
It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. J.K. Rowling
Everything is hard before it is easy. Goethe
When the pain of an obstacle is too great, challenge yourself to be stronger.Unknown
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.Brian Herbert
Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will too. Jennae Cecilia
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. Zig Ziglar
Don’t tell people about your dreams. Show them your dreams. Unknown
I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan

How To Stay Motivated When You Need It Most!

There are lots of great options available today that have helped other people find success while motivating themselves throughout challenging times. Sometimes it just takes a little trial and error to find the best motivating quotes that will help you stay on track.

How do you know which motivational quotes will be helpful in getting you through difficult times successfully? How can using inspirational quotes help motivate you during difficult times, so it is possible to succeed at achieving all of your personal, fitness-related, or financial goals. What quotes would work for a person who needs some inspiration about how they can stay motivated toward their biggest dreams and aspirations!

Debbi Fields Greatest Failure Quote
The greatest failure is to not try.Debbi Fields
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
Impossible is just an opinion. Paulo Coelho
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.Thomas Edison
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. Michael Jordan
I now tried a new hypothesis: It was possible that I was more in charge of my happiness than I was allowing myself to be. Michelle Obama
Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be. Benjamin Hardy
Amateurs sit around and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work. Stephen King
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
Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another. Yuri Kochiyama
Henry Ford Motivational Quote
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!Henry Ford
Sunshine all the time makes a desert. Arabic Proverb
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is. Angelina Jolie
Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did. Mark Twain
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream. Debby Boone
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr.
Spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people. The Breakfast Club
It’s my life It’s now or never I ain’t gonna live forever I just want to live while I’m alive Bon Jovi
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt
If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. Dhirubhai Ambani
Marilyn vos Savant Defeated is Temporary Quote
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.Marilyn von Savant
You can’t have a million-dollar dream on a minimum wage work ethic. Unknown
If at first, you don’t succeed, then skydiving isn’t for you. Steven Wright
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything. Ali Krieger
Practice makes progress not perfect. Unknown
It’s never too late for a new beginning in your life. Joyce Meyers
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy
You’re already a financial trader. You might not think of it in just this way, but if you work for a living, you’re trading your time for money. Frankly, it’s just about the worst trade you can make. Why? You can always get more money, but you can’t get more time. Tony Robbins
Forget your excuses. You either want it bad or don’t want it at all. Unknown
Babe Ruth Motivational Quote
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.Babe Ruth
Punctuality is not just limited to arriving at a place at right time, it is also about taking action at the right time. Amit Kalantri
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm Winston Churchill
At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can. Frida Kahlo
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.Mark Twain
Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. Paulo Coelho
One thing’s for sure, if you don’t play, you don’t win. Kylie Francis
Revenge is a powerful motivator. Marcus Luttrell
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash
A calm sea does not make a skilled sailor.Franklin D. Roosevelt
Everything you can imagine is real.Pablo Picasso
Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up. Isabelle Lafleche
Hustlers don’t sleep, they nap. Unknown
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together Vincent Van Gogh
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi
Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit. Kamari aka Lyrikal
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. Steve Jobs
Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded there. Dr. Wayne D. Dyer
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success. Thomas J. Watson
Coco Chanel Motivational Quote
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.Coco Chanel
You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt
The big lesson in life is never to be scared of anyone or anything. Frank Sinatra
Do the best you can. No one can do more than that. John Wooden
I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself. Wayne W. Dyer
If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete. Jack Welch
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go… Dr. Seuss
The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Pirates of the Caribbean
I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. Bruce Lee
Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.Unknown
Milton Berle Opportunity Knocks Quote
If opportunity doesn’t knock build a door. Milton Berle
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. Dwayne Johnson
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you’ll be doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Sills
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.Maya Angelou
The key to success is to start before you are ready. Marie Forleo
Why do we grieve failures longer than we celebrate wins? Komal Kapoor
Whatever you do never run back to what broke you. Frank Ocean
Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve. Unknown
Do one thing every day that scares you.Eleanor Roosevelt
Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. Leah LaBelle
Mark Twain Two Most Important Days Quote
The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius
To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world. Chinese Proverb
Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else. Vince Lombardi
Motivation may be what starts you off, but it’s habit that keeps you going back for more.  Miya Yamanouchi
Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.Maya Angelou
You’re so much stronger than your excusesUnknown
Failure is the tuition you pay for success. Walter Brunell
Lily Tomlin Rate Race Quote
The problem with the Rate Race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.Lily Tomlin
To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about everyday hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It’s about embracing the pain that you’ll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge. Summer Sanders
If you want to fly give up everything that weighs you down. Buddha
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt
It’s okay to outgrow people who don’t grow. Grow tall anyways.Unknown
It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. Paulo Coelho
Don’t dream about success. Get out there and work for it.Unknown
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away. Stephen Hawking
Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso
Failure isn’t the end of the road. It’s a big red flag saying to you ‘Wrong way. Turn around.’ Oprah Winfrey
Every Accomplishment Quote
Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.Unknown
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller
Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships. Michael Jordan
It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then.Lewis Carroll
If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it. Elon Musk
Take the risk or lose the chance. Unknown
Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far. Gary Vaynerchuk
Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Roy T. Bennett
What defines us is how well we rise after falling. Unknown
I never lose. Either I win or learn. Nelson Mandela

5 Tricks to Keep the Motivation Going!

If you’re struggling to find motivation, try these five simple tricks:

Create a Supportive Environment

As anyone who has rocked out at the gym with their earbuds in can tell you, music can be a very powerful motivator. A few pump-me-up songs before you start your day can really help you tackle what’s ahead. By setting the right mindset, you have already started the day off by motivating yourself. 

Think About Why You Started

Take a step back and think about why your goals are important in the first place. How can this help inspire you now?

If you remember the reason (or reasons) behind the goal, it’s a lot easier to keep that drive going toward the finish line.

Set Small, Achievable Goals

Set short-term milestones so that it feels more manageable! And celebrate them when you reach them! Break down how many steps need to be taken between right now and the end goal so that it feels more manageable.

Surround Yourself With Motivated People

Truly motivated and powerful people work to lift others up, so surrounding yourself with people who have a positive attitude can help drive your own motivation. It’s far too easy to become demotivated when the people around you don’t support your vision – don’t let that happen!

Read Motivational Quotes

You’ve already seen a handful of great quotes that can really help get the inspirational juices flowing, but there are plenty more where they came from. Pick a few of your favorites and start with those!

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