Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes

Hello friends, this is Ritesh and today I am writing about the Best 300 Motivational Quotes

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Motivational Quotes

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

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

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

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

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

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

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

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

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

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

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

“If you continue to think the way you’ve always thought, you’ll continue to get what you’ve always got.”

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”

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

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

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

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

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

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

“Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”

“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.”

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.”

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

“Perfection is boring. Getting better is where all the fun is.”

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

“There are two ways of spreading light. To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.”

“Your focus determines your reality.”

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”

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

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”

“Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.”

“Whether you think you can, or you can’t  – either way you’re right.”

“If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it — teach yourself to be impatient.”

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

“Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

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

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”

“There is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principles contain it or stand against it.”

“The work you do when you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.”

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

“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.”

“Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

“There are two kinds of people in this world; those who want to get things done, and those who don’t want to make mistakes.”

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

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

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

“Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.”

“The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.”

“If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents- start charging for it.”

“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

“Every now and then it’s good to stop climbing and appreciate the view from right where you are.”

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique; just like everyone else.”

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”

“If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.”

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”

“The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.”

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

“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.”

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.”

“One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.”

“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.”

“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get.”

“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.”

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

“The number one reason people fail in life is that they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.”

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”

“Find a victory in every defeat to remain hopeful, and find a defeat in every victory to remain humble.”

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”

“There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or you’re out. There is no such thing as life in-between.”

“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”

“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”

“Where there is a will, there is away. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.”

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

“You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you don’t mind failing.”

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.”

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”

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

“We aim above the mark to hit the mark.”

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“Don’t be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams.”

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”

“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.”

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”

“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.”

“Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.”

“When everything’s coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.”

“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems, and start focusing on the size of you!”

“When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

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

“Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.”

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.”

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

“The individual who says it is not possible should get out of the way of those doing it.”

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

“Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”

“There are better starters than me, but I’m a strong finisher.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”

“Fortune sides with him who dares.”

“Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.”

“Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above it.”

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

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

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.”

“Do or do not. There is no try.”

“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 that has been opened for us.”

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

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

“Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

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“If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.”

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”

“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” 

“All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.”

“All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.”

“An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.”

“The best way out is always through.”

“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands — your own.”

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.”

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”

“Enthusiasm moves the world.”

“Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.”

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

“Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.”

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

“I know what I have to do, and I’m going to do whatever it takes. If I do it, I’ll come out a winner, and it doesn’t matter what anyone else does.”

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.”

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”

“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.”

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”

“It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.”

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.”

“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.”

“My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.”

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘Press On’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”

“Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”

“Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.”

“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.”

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”

“There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.”

“If you’re going through hell, keep going”

“The secret of joy in work is contained in one-word excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.”

“With self-discipline most anything is possible.”

“The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.”

“We must train from the inside out. Using our strengths to attack and nullify any weaknesses. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist.”

“What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

“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.”

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“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”

“When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow, it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it – but all that had gone before.”

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

“Only the paranoid survive.” 

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

“I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours.’”

“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”

“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.”

“Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.”

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love as you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey

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

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

“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.”

“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.”

“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

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

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

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

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

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

“Impossible is just an opinion.”

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

“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.”

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

“Hold the vision, trust the process.”

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

“People who wonder if the glass is half empty or full miss the point. The glass is refillable.”

“Just another Magic Monday”

“One day or day one. You decide.”

“It’s Monday… time to motivate and make dreams and goals happen. Let’s go!”

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

“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

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

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

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

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

“It was a Monday and they walked on a tightrope to the sun.”

“So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends—but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more-positive partnership.” 

“Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.”

“Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it away from you.”

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“Hustle in silence and let your success make the noise.”

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

“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”

“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 hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together”

“If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.”

“Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.’

“When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.”

All Motivation Mondays needs are a little more coffee and a lot more mascara

“I’m alive, motivated and ready to slay the day”

“No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful.”― Jaymin Shah

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”― Abraham Lincoln

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”― Thomas Edison

“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

“Invest in your dreams. Grind now. Shine later.”

“Hustlers don’t sleep, they nap.”

“Greatness only comes before hustle in the dictionary.”

“Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure.”

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”

“The hard days are what make you stronger.”

“If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

“You can waste your life drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”

“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.”

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.”

“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”

“If you work on something a little bit every day, you end up with something that is massive.”

“The big secret in life is that there is no secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”

“Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.”

“At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.”

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

“Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise.”

“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.”

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

“If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going fast enough.”

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

“The only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”

“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.”

“Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be.”

“Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.”

“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.”

“Amateurs sit around and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.”

“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.”

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.”

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.”

“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.”

“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.”

“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.”

“When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters  one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.”

“Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.”

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”

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


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