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!
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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.
Once you choose hope, anything is possible.
A year from now you may wish you had started today.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
Whatever you do, don’t give up.
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
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.
The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.
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.
Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it away from you.
You were not born to just pay bills and die.
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.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
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.
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.
Invest in your dreams. Grind now. Shine later.
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.
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.
One finds limits by pushing them.
You will never always be motivated, so you must learn to be disciplined.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.
Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.
Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.
Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.
Never regret anything that made you smile.
A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.
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.
You are not your resume, you are your work.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.
The greatest weapon against stress is the ability to choose one thought over another.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.
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.
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.
When you feel like giving up just remember that there are a lot of people you still have to prove wrong.
Those who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those doing it.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
Billie Jean King
Your only limit is your mind.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
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.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
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.
It’s never too late to be what you might’ve been.
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.
What is life without a little risk?
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.
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
When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.
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.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Every day women and men become legends
Glory, John Legend and Common
If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.
Be a fruitloop in a world of Cheerios.
Wealth isn’t about having a lot of money it’s about having a lot of options.
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.
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.
You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.
It’s not what you do once in a while it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.
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.
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.
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.
Don’t give up, don’t take anything personally, and don’t take no for an answer.
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.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Whenever you feel like a failure, just remember that even Coca-Cola only sold 25 bottles their first year.
I didn’t learn to be quiet when I had an opinion. The reason they knew who I was is because I told them.
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.’
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
What is coming is better than what is gone.
When I win and when I lose, I take ownership of it, because I really am in charge of what I do.
It might not be easy but it’ll be worth it.
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.
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.
Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.
Hold the vision, trust the process.
There is a spirit inside of me that refuses to be broken.
Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
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.
H.O.P.E. = Hold On. Pain Ends.
The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.
You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
Focus on being productive instead of busy.
Don’t tell everyone your plans, instead show them your results.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
A walk to a nearby park may give you more energy and inspiration in life than spending two hours in front of a screen.
Only do what your heart tells you.
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.
Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Believe you can and you will.
There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.
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.
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.
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.
Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed.
Don’t be upset when people reject you. Nice things are rejected all the time by people who can’t afford them.
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.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Never regret a day in your life. Good days bring you happiness and bad days give you experience.
Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.
Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.
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.
Make your fear of losing your greatest motivator.
There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.
I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours.’
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.
People who wonder if the glass is half empty or full miss the point. The glass is refillable.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
If you work on something a little bit every day, you end up with something that is massive.
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.
Make each day your masterpiece.
Your time is precious, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Today is where your book begins; the rest is still unwritten.
You can cry, scream, and bang your head in frustration but keep pushing forward. It’s worth it.
It’s not all sunshine and rainbows, but a good amount of it actually is.
I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life.
Trust yourself that you can do it and get it.
If you can’t do anything about it then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change.
If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.
Just because it burns doesn’t mean you’re gonna die you’ve gotta get up and try.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What hurts you blesses you.
Do the right thing even when no one is looking.
Always be careful when you follow the masses. Sometimes the m is silent.
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.
I really appreciate people who correct me, because without them, I might have been repeating mistakes for a long time.
The best revenge is massive success.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.
The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
It’s not about having enough time, it’s about making enough time.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Either you run the day, or the day runs you.
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.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.
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.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama XIV
Just another Magic Monday
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
The hard days are what make you stronger.
If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going fast enough.
The big secret in life is that there is no secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.
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
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.
When someone says you can’t do it, do it twice and take pictures.
Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.
Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.
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
Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.
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.
Nothing is stronger than a broken man rebuilding himself.
Make today the day you learn something new.
Never let anyone treat you like you’re regular glue. You’re glitter glue.
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.
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.
What’s on the other side of fear? Nothing.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shuts down for ten years.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
There are two rules for success. 1: Never reveal everything you know.
Roger H. Lincoln
Time is money.
Think like a Queen. A Queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.
You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Every night her thoughts weighed heavily on her soul but every morning she would get up and fight another day, every night she survived.
Your mind is powerful. When you fill it with positive thoughts your whole world will change.
Losers quit when they fail. Winners fail until they succeed.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
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.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
One day or day one. You decide.
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.
If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.
Turn your wounds into wisdom
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.
I didn’t get there by wishing for it, but by working for it.
Be so good they can’t ignore you.
You can do anything you set your mind to.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.
We’re on the brink of adventure, children. Don’t spoil it with questions.
It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a life for me and I’m feeling good.
When something I can’t control happens, I ask myself: Where is the hidden gift? Where is the positive in this?
Unless they’re paying your bills, pay them no mind.
I always thought it was me against the world and then one day I realized it’s just me against me.
Be silly, be honest, be kind.’
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you fall – I’ll be there for you.
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.
That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.
Henry David Thoreau
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat is accepted as a reality.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
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.
Still, I rise.
Stop being afraid of what can go wrong and start being positive about what can go right.
Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams.
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?
There is no elevator to success. You must take the stairs.
Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.
If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.
No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become Successful.
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.
The only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.
We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.
We are all like tea bags, put us in hot water, and you find out how strong we are.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
She remembered who she was and the game changed.
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.
All we can do is the best we can do.
I can and I will. Watch me.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
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.
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
If you think someone could use a friend. Be one.
When Plan A doesn’t work, don’t worry, you still have 25 more letters to go through.
When you know your worth, no one can make you feel worthless.
Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm, and genuine people.
Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die.
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.
Know your limits. Defy them.
The trouble is, you think you have time.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
A negative mind will never give you a positive life.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
The best thing you can do is MASTER the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you ARE the fire.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.
Don’t stop when you are tired. Stop when you are done.
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
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried.
You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
I’m a great believer in luck, and find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.
This is a reminder to you to create your own rule book, and live your life the way you want it.
You never know what you can do until you try.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.
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.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Work until your rivals become idols.
If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
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.
If you can’t make a mistake you can’t make anything.
If there is no wind, row.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
If you talk about it, it’s a dream. If you envision it, it’s possible. If you schedule it, it’s real.
The biggest risk is not taking any risks.
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.
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.
Everything is hard before it is easy.
When the pain of an obstacle is too great, challenge yourself to be stronger.
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will too.
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Don’t tell people about your dreams. Show them your dreams.
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.
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!
The greatest failure is to not try.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
Impossible is just an opinion.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
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.
Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be.
Amateurs sit around and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.
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.
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.
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!
Sunshine all the time makes a desert.
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.
Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did.
Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.
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
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.
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.
If at first, you don’t succeed, then skydiving isn’t for you.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.
Practice makes progress not perfect.
It’s never too late for a new beginning in your life.
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.
Forget your excuses. You either want it bad or don’t want it at all.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Punctuality is not just limited to arriving at a place at right time, it is also about taking action at the right time.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm
At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
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.
One thing’s for sure, if you don’t play, you don’t win.
Revenge is a powerful motivator.
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.
Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.
Hustlers don’t sleep, they nap.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together
Vincent Van Gogh
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
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.
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
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
The big lesson in life is never to be scared of anyone or anything.
Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.
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.
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…
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.
Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.
If opportunity doesn’t knock build a door.
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you’ll be doomed if you don’t try.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
The key to success is to start before you are ready.
Why do we grieve failures longer than we celebrate wins?
Whatever you do never run back to what broke you.
Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
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.
The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world.
Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.
Motivation may be what starts you off, but it’s habit that keeps you going back for more.
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.
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.
You’re so much stronger than your excuses
Failure is the tuition you pay for success.
The problem with the Rate Race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.
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.
If you want to fly give up everything that weighs you down.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
It’s okay to outgrow people who don’t grow. Grow tall anyways.
It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Don’t dream about success. Get out there and work for it.
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.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Failure isn’t the end of the road. It’s a big red flag saying to you ‘Wrong way. Turn around.’
Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.
It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then.
If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.
Take the risk or lose the chance.
Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.
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.
I never lose. Either I win or learn.
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!
Motivational Quote Memes Aren’t Just for Mondays
We hope you enjoyed this inspirational collection of Motivational Quote Memes. Even though we posted this to help with the Monday Blahs, keep these in mind any time you need to boost your spirits, any day of the week.
WORDS OF WISDOM – THE BEST QUOTES TO GET YOUR THROUGH YOUR DAY