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Motivational Quotes - Best Motivational Quotes

Updated on August 1, 2014

I am the type of person that has little quotes posted in different places in my house. I have a few on my refrigerator and others near my computer to look at when i'm writing to remind me of why I do what I do. Sometimes I need a little reminder of why I do what I do everyday, and that reminder may simply be just a quick glance at one of my favorite quotes and I feel renewed.

Some people may be feeling defeated and down on their luck. Maybe you have been striving towards a goal that seems like you will never reach or maybe everyone has turned their back on you and you are the only one that believes in you. You may have lost someone or something special to you and you need a reason to keep going. Whatever your need is...I hope that some of these quotes can inspire you to keep going and to not give up. I know that a few of them have helped me on a daily basis.

Motivational Quotes

"Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you"


"Sometimes on your way to your dream you get lost and find a better one"


"Stop saying "I wish" and start saying "I WILL"


"Do not wait until conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes conditions perfect" ~Alan Cohen


"Failure is not an option


"Storms make oaks take roots." ~ Proverb


"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes."~St. Clement of Alexandra


"Dream big and dare to fail."~ Norman Vaughan


"With will one can do anything."~Samuel Smiles


"Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks."~ Johann Gottfried Von Herder


"Men's best successes come after their disappointments." ~ Henry Ward Beecher


"He who hesitates is lost."~ Proverb


"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."~ Albert Einstein


More Inspiring Quotes

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

“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.”~Mario Andretti

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”~Winston Churchill

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

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”~Bill Cosby


“If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a LOT of time dealing with a life you DON’T want.”~Kevin Ngo



“It is during our failures that we discover our true desire for success.”~ Kevin Ngo


“Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.”~Leonard Rubino


“When the world says, ‘Give up’, Hope whispers, ‘Try it one more time." ~Unknown


“The real person you are is revealed in the moments when you’re certain no other person is watching. When no one is watching, you are driven by what you expect of yourself.”~ Ralph S. Marston, Jr.


“Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”~ James R. Cook


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”~ Mark Twain


“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”~Unknown


“I do it because I can; I can because I want to; I want to because you said I couldn’t.”~ Unknown


“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”~ Lao Tzu

Get On Your Feet and GET GOING QUOTES!

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream" ~C.S. Lewis


"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


"Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward" ~ Victor Kiam


"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can." ~ Nikos Kazantzakis


"The secret of getting ahead is getting started" ~ Mark Twain


"One finds limits by pushing them." ~ Herbert Simon


"I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed." ~Robert H. Schuller

"Where there is a will, there is a way. 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." ~Pauline Kael

"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me" ~ Carol Burnett

"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th." ~Julie Andrews


“I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.” ~Unknown

“Its hard to wait around for something you know might never happen; but its harder to give up when you know its everything you want.” ~ Unknown


“One of the most important keys to Success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you dont feel like doing it.” ~Unknown


"Dont be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.." ~Unknown


“The best revenge is massive success.” ~Frank Sinatra


“Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.” ~ Unknown

“Three things you cannot recover in life: the WORD after it’s said, the MOMENT after it’s missed and the TIME after it’s gone.” ~ Unknown

"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." ~Mark Twain


"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." ~Mark Twain



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