Fifty Quotes about Motivation

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Fifty Quotes about Motivation

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Mark Twain


“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” - William James


“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” - Zig Ziglar


“If you're going through hell, keep going.” - Winston Churchill


“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” - Confucius


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


“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” - H. G. Wells


“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.” - Aldous Huxley


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


“Hitch your wagon to a star.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” - Aristotle


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


“Leap, and the net will appear.” - John Burroughs


“You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” - Rabindranath Tagore


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


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


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


“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.” - William Blake


“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


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


“Well done is better than well said.” - Benjamin Franklin


“A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” - Ayn Rand


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


“If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” - Dale Carnegie


“Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.” - Carl von Clausewitz


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


“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” - Napoleon Hill


“March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.” - Kahlil Gibran


“If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.” - Émile Zola


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


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


“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” - Thomas Paine


“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” - William Butler Yeats


“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” - Gordon B. Hinckley


“I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.” - Florence Nightingale


“You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” - Jack London


“They can conquer who believe they can.” - Virgil


“We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.” - Katharine Hepburn


“You create your opportunities by asking for them.” - Shakti Gawain


“One finds limits by pushing them.” - Herbert A. Simon


“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


“God always strives together with those who strive.” - Aeschylus


“There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!” - Edgar Cayce


“Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.” - Sri Swami Sivananda


“There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.” - Richard Rorty


“We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.” - Orison Swett Marden


“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


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


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