Share your favorite motivational quote

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  1. Rehma Jamshed profile image59
    Rehma Jamshedposted 8 years ago

    Hi,

      There are times when you are feeling very low! There is always a saying or a quote that lifts you up. Which one is it. Share it!

    1. Pearldiver profile image79
      Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Do you intend to publish these in a hub that you 'wrote?'

    2. Terasso profile image56
      Terassoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space.

    3. Neil Sperling profile image77
      Neil Sperlingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      "If you are afraid to fart, you will live with cramps" .... Neil Sperling

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    "Drop your co@ks and grab your socks"

    Drill Instructor USMC

  3. Helen Cater profile image78
    Helen Caterposted 8 years ago

    Get off your horse and drink ure milk!!

  4. Rehma Jamshed profile image59
    Rehma Jamshedposted 8 years ago

    Nothing is permanent in life,not even sorrows!

  5. creativeone59 profile image73
    creativeone59posted 8 years ago

    If you want to succeed in life, don't let the petty things in life get you down, if you get knock down, get up; if someone put a stumbling block in your path go around it, because there's no victory in giving up. I might give in, but I want give up.

    creativeone59

    1. profile image0
      Sarra Garrettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How true.  I call them speed bumps in the road of life.  You can't give up.  You have to keep on keeping on and be the absolute best you can be.

  6. wyanjen profile image79
    wyanjenposted 8 years ago

    ... did you exchange a walk-on part in the war / for a lead role in a cage

    lyrics
    Always makes me analyze myself a little, when I hear that song. I don't want to be a star in a cage so I better go to war.

  7. Jackson Riddle profile image51
    Jackson Riddleposted 8 years ago

    This ad is so motivational, I love it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIl5RxhLZ5U smile

  8. donotfear profile image86
    donotfearposted 8 years ago

    "It's better to face your fear and fail than never face your fear at all".    A.T.Sharp

  9. Philent profile image59
    Philentposted 8 years ago

    "What the mind of man can conceive and believe, It can achieve." ------ Napolean Hill

  10. blaise25 profile image78
    blaise25posted 8 years ago

    "Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the  next window--or break down a f*ckn door."

    --Brooke Shields

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    Sarra Garrettposted 8 years ago

    The hardest day was yesterday.
    US Navy Seals

  12. readytoescape profile image60
    readytoescapeposted 8 years ago

    "Leave the Gun, Grab the canolli"

  13. Helen Cater profile image78
    Helen Caterposted 8 years ago

    Do something today, and be rewarded for it tommorrow...I made that one up but it could be a real one.

  14. Treasured Pasts profile image78
    Treasured Pastsposted 8 years ago

    Give the hardest task to the laziest person and they will find the easiest way to do it. (Didn't have to research that one. It was on a sugar packet.)

  15. Laura du Toit profile image84
    Laura du Toitposted 8 years ago

    " Be the best each moment, so that each day becomes the best."
    Author Unknown --

  16. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

    1. wyanjen profile image79
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      love it

      1. sannyasinman profile image60
        sannyasinmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        We seem to be on the same page (Just joined your fan club!). There are many quotes from Emerson - a truly wise man it seems.

        1. wyanjen profile image79
          wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          My quote is from Wish You Were Here  by Pink Floyd. Profound poetry set to music.
          Another from them: Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way.
          Some of my family emigrated from the UK. I can sense that in me sometimes - quiet desperation. I have to remind myself at that point to go yell!

          OK I'm going to fire up the stereo! :-)

  17. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness" - Confucius

  18. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

  19. Rehma Jamshed profile image59
    Rehma Jamshedposted 8 years ago

    Wow! I have new favorite quotes!!

  20. Laura du Toit profile image84
    Laura du Toitposted 8 years ago

    " I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure."
    Reggie Jackson

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    Lots of good ones here. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.smile

  22. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "I was very sad because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet" - Harold Abbot

    1. Rehma Jamshed profile image59
      Rehma Jamshedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That was a good one!

      1. sannyasinman profile image60
        sannyasinmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Glad you liked it. Yes, there is always someone worse off than us. We truly have no right to complain.

  23. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "It is never too late to have a happy childhood" - Tom Robbins

  24. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "Only when the last tree has died, and the last river has been poisoned, and the last fish has been caught, will man realise that he cannot eat money" - Cree Indian Proverb

  25. ThePartyAnimal profile image76
    ThePartyAnimalposted 8 years ago

    It is what It is

  26. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "Do not seek sanctuary in anyone other than yourself" - The Buddha

  27. Randy Godwin profile image93
    Randy Godwinposted 8 years ago

    "Root hog or die pore"

  28. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    If you do not act, you will not acheive, If you do not have faith you will not believe, If you lie to yourself, you live to deceive.

  29. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "The man who conquers himself is superior to the one who conquers a thousand men in battle" - The Buddha

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    If you're going to do it make it count.

    If you're going to die, die a hero not a coward.

  31. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "The ones who got most out of life are not those who lived a whole century, but those who lived every minute" - Colette

  32. wavegirl22 profile image41
    wavegirl22posted 8 years ago

    1. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
    2. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.
    3. Never spend your money before you have it.
    4. Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will      never be dear to you.
    5. Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.
    6. Never repent of having eaten too little.
    7. Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.
    8. Don't let the evils which have never happened cost you pain.
    9. Always take things by their smooth handle.
    10. When angry, count to ten before you speak; if very angry,count to one hundred.
            Author: Thomas Jefferson

  33. Treasured Pasts profile image78
    Treasured Pastsposted 8 years ago

    In archery as in life we must aim well above the target to hit the bullseye.

  34. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "Love increases the more you spend it" - Richard Huch

  35. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 8 years ago

    "It's better to remain silent and be thought of a fool, than to speak up and remove all doubt."

    ...not very appropriate for writers, perhaps, but a very good quote, indeed!

  36. kirstenblog profile image77
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    If ignorance is bliss they why are so many people unhappy?

    Not really motivating but it always makes me feel better!

  37. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "A clean conscience is the best pillow" - Unknown

    1. Rehma Jamshed profile image59
      Rehma Jamshedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with that!!

      1. sannyasinman profile image60
        sannyasinmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Although my pillow gets a bit lumpy sometimes smile

  38. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 8 years ago

    "What fits your busy schedule better, excercising one hour a day or being dead 24 hours a day?"

    ...I'm off to the gym!

  39. zadrobi profile image56
    zadrobiposted 8 years ago

    You can DUUUUUEEE it!

  40. profile image0
    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    I have the enemy to the right of me, to the left of me,and to the rear!  They ain't getting away this time!


    or words to that effect   Chesty Puller USMC

    Goodnight Chesty wherever you are!

  41. sannyasinman profile image60
    sannyasinmanposted 8 years ago

    "One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time" -  Andre Gide

  42. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    If not now , when ?

  43. Lily Rose profile image85
    Lily Roseposted 8 years ago

    "Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body"

  44. shamelabboush profile image68
    shamelabboushposted 8 years ago

    "O God, God, How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable
    Seem to me all the uses of this world!"


    Hamlet.

  45. KevCC profile image71
    KevCCposted 8 years ago

    Today could be the last day of your life! KCC.

  46. GoldiString profile image60
    GoldiStringposted 8 years ago

    The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.smile

    1. wyanjen profile image79
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      AMEN!

  47. spease profile image59
    speaseposted 8 years ago

    The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.  JFK

  48. profile image0
    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

    " Let me consult with my lawyer" - Hunter S. Thompson..lol

  49. lizy625 profile image60
    lizy625posted 8 years ago

    "men are born to succeed, not fail"...-Thoreau

    "Before God, we are all equally wise and equally foolish"...-Einstein

  50. Lee Boolean profile image56
    Lee Booleanposted 8 years ago

    "Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get."
    - Anonymous

 
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