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motivational quotes (78)

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Aristotle   Category: Motivational

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Saint Teresa of Avila   Category: Motivational

I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.
Donna Brazile   Category: Motivational

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
Sylvia Browne   Category: Motivational

Leap, and the net will appear.
John Burroughs   Category: Motivational

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Eileen Caddy   Category: Motivational

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
Mark Caine   Category: Motivational

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

If you've got a talent, protect it.
Jim Carrey   Category: Motivational

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

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Sasha Cohen   Category: Motivational

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

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

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
Jimmy Dean   Category: Motivational

If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney   Category: Motivational

Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
John Donne   Category: Motivational

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

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

Wherever you are - be all there.
Jim Elliot   Category: Motivational

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

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus   Category: Motivational

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

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

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Motivational

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

Know or listen to those who know.
Baltasar Gracian   Category: Motivational

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Baltasar Gracian   Category: Motivational

When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.
Natalie Gulbis   Category: Motivational

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
Mia Hamm   Category: Motivational

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Gordon B. Hinckley   Category: Motivational

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
Muhammed Iqbal   Category: Motivational

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

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
William James   Category: Motivational

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
William James   Category: Motivational

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Motivational

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

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Motivational

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
John F. Kennedy   Category: Motivational

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

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Michael Korda   Category: Motivational

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C. S. Lewis   Category: Motivational

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

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Og Mandino   Category: Motivational

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

One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Peter Marshall   Category: Motivational

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Peter Marshall   Category: Motivational

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Ralph Marston   Category: Motivational

The dog that trots about finds a bone.
Golda Meir   Category: Motivational

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Alfred A. Montapert   Category: Motivational

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
Rupert Murdoch   Category: Motivational

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
Thomas Paine   Category: Motivational

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

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

It's always too early to quit.
Norman Vincent Peale   Category: Motivational

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

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

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

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn   Category: Motivational

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

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Jim Rohn   Category: Motivational

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

To be a good loser is to learn how to win.
Carl Sandburg   Category: Motivational

No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
Jessica Savitch   Category: Motivational

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller   Category: Motivational

Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Swami Sivananda   Category: Motivational

Always desire to learn something useful.
Sophocles   Category: Motivational

Who seeks shall find.
Sophocles   Category: Motivational

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
Baruch Spinoza   Category: Motivational

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Baruch Spinoza   Category: Motivational

To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
Robert Louis Stevenson   Category: Motivational