Motivational Quotes to Empower You
I believe that motivational quotes empower you and your life. Do you agree with me?
The greatest thing we have is life. And life holds so many things that are important to us – our dreams, our family and loved ones, the work that we do, fulfilling our purpose and meaning, remembering our divinity as we honor the Divine and so much more.
Yet sometimes things can be overwhelming and we long to retreat and burrow our head somewhere due to exhaustion and tiredness. Sometimes we need an inspiration to keep us going and stay motivated. I share these inspirational quotes which I hope will help motivate you in one way or the other.
What do you want out of life? What dreams lie in the deepest core of your heart? Each of us is free to dream, to fly, to spread our wings and soar as high as the eagles in the sky. Keep your dreams alive…
“Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself.” -- Oprah Winfrey
“Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.” -- John Updike
"If you can dream it, you can do it" -- Walt Disney
"Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now." – Goethe
“Only as high as I reach can I grow, Only as far as I seek can I go, Only as deep as I look can I see, Only as much as I dream can I be.”-- Karen Ravn
“Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it. The ancestor of every action is a thought and skill comes of doing.”-- Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.”--William Arthur Ward
“Creation is always happening. Every time an individual has a thought, or a prolonged way of thinking, they’re in the creation process. Something is going to manifest out of those thoughts.”—Michael Bernard Beckwith
“We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.”—Donald Curtis
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” - Henry David Thoreau
Do you feel like giving up? Are the challenges too much to bear? Are you on the verge of quitting? There’s something more to what you are experiencing now. Keep still long enough to hear the voice of wisdom to light your way…
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”—Confucius
“You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.” Lee Lacocca
“So long as there is breath in me, that long will I persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles of success; If I persist long enough I will win.”--Og Mandino
“Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” --Dale Carnegie
“Some men succeed because they are destined to, but most men succeed because they are determined to.”--Greame Clegg
“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” --Flavia Weedn
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.”-Maya Angelou
“The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed in these two: common-sense and perseverance.”—Owen Feltham
"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." Dale Carnegie
“Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” - Denis Waitley
What is it that is blocking you from moving forward? Are you feeling fearful? Do you feel like running away? How can you face the difficult obstacles that lies in your path?
“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” --Robert Schuller
“Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.”-- Mark Twain
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”-- Eleanor Roosevelt
“The first and great commandment is, “Don’t let them scare you.”--Elmer Davis
“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.”—George Eliot
“Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.”--Helen Keller
“The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.”--Dr. Joyce Brothers
"He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery."-- Anne Frank
“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Auguste Rodin
“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.”--Arthur Golden
"It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt." -- Suellen Fried
"Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down."-- Charles F. Kettering
Sometimes we just have to take the leap of faith…and just do it!
“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” – Ivan Turgenev
"If you hear a voice within you saying, "You are not a painter," then by all means paint...and that voice will be silenced." --Vincent Van Gough
"We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals."--Stephen Covey
“Only a person who risks is free. The pessimist complains about the wind; The optimist expects it to change; And the realist adjusts the sails.”-- William Arthur Ward
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”--Confucius.
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”-- Thomas Edison
“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am.”—Dennis Waitley
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”--Aristotle
“When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying, "Let's go, let's go," and ceilings start to move up.” -- Zig Ziglar
"Be the change you want to see in the world."---Gandhi
Believe in yourself. Believe that you have within you all the tools necessary to be the best and grandest version of who you can become and who you really are.
"Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you."-Frank Tyger
“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.”--Albert Einstein
“Every achiever that I have ever met says, "My life turned around when I began to believe in me." -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller
“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” --Roderick Thorp
“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” --Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.” -- Oprah Winfrey
“If you would create something, you must be something.”--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”--Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.”--Christopher Reeve
“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily.”—Zig Ziglar
I believe in you.
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