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Motivational Sayings

Updated on December 19, 2010

One can get motivation from quite a few things and a collection of motivational sayings sayings is one of those things. We all know how motivation can help achieve hardest of all tasks, so here are some motivational sayings to get yourself and others motivated to achieve their goals.



They can because they think they can.
Virgil


If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Napoleon Hill


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle


If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
Unknown Author


An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Prescott


Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Ray Kroc


We become what we think about all day long.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Once you choose hope, anything's possible.
Christopher Reeve


Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them.
Chaim Weizmann


Vision without execution is delusion.
Thomas Edison


People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Zig Ziglar


The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
Henry Kissinger


If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
Susan Ohanian


If at first an idea isn't absurd there is no hope for it.
Albert Einstein


The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.
Thomas Watson


If not us, who? If not now, when?
John F. Kennedy


Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Dale Carnegie


The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time.
Joe Girard


Some men see things as they are and say, "Why?" I dream of things that never were and say, "Why not?
George Bernard Shaw


Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.
Napoleon Bonaparte


Always listen to the experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.
Robert Heinlein


A person cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.
James Allen

Some More Motivational Sayings

Here are a few more motivational sayings and quotes. Now you will have more variety to chose your favorite motivational quote...


Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William E. Channing


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
Sidney Greenberg


We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
C. Malesherbes


People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.
Malcolm Forbes


Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there!
Will Rogers


The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Hasidic saying


Replace the word "problem" with the word "opportunity" in all your thoughts.
Matthew Keith Groves


To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
Donald Laird


All my successes have been built on my failures.
Benjamin Disraeli


The trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong


Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill


It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom .
Zig Zaglar


Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
Henry Ford


A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
Sa'Di


The real oppurtunity for success lies within the person and not in the job .
Zig Zaglar


Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right.
Henry Ford


The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Helen Keller


The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.
Unknown Author


Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter F. Drucker


When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
Margaret Drabble


It's never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot


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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by David!! :)

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      davidkaluge 6 years ago

      I AM MOVED BY THE QUOTES THAT I HAD TO ADD MINE TO IT. THANKS FOR MOVING ME.

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      davidkaluge 6 years ago

      " THOSE THAT WE NOW CALL GREAT MEN WERE THOSE THAT STOOD AND TREAD ON A PATH MANY WERE AFRAID TO TREAD ON" N. K. DAVID AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, " IT IS TIME WE TRULY KNOW WHY JESUS WEPT" AVAILABLE ONLINE STORES WORLDWIDE, A MOST READ FOR ALL HUMANITY

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      davidkaluge 6 years ago

      SOME DAY THE WORLD WOULD GET THIS QUOTE " NO ONE STOP YOU BUT YOU" N. K. DAVID

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      That's true KL!

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      KLeichester 6 years ago

      We all need some push sometimes. Thanks for this post.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thank you Benson for liking these.

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      Benson Yeung 6 years ago from Hong Kong

      very nice, useful and charming.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Good to hear that Joshua! Thanks!

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      Joshua526 6 years ago

      This is a great compilation. I am pulling out my inspirations from these quotes.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thank you Daud and Jalus.

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      Jalus 6 years ago

      These are great! I really like : The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

      Helen Keller So true! Thanks for sharing these.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      I'm glad that I could help Kristie! :)

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      kristie 6 years ago

      Thanks you so much. It helps me a lot to lessen my burden. I am always looking for new ones. :-)

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thank you Warrior! This one is so true, people tend to choose careers for the scope of a career instead of their own aptitude.

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      warrioRR 6 years ago from Rawalpindi Pakistan

      Love to read this

      Nice Collection of Quotes But my Favorite is. The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job .

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      I am glad you liked these sage!

      FYS, this is an interesting activity and gives more motivation. Thanks for stopping by!

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      FindYourSearch 6 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Love it! I love taking quotes and making them into inspirational images, so now I have a new source to draw from. Thanks!

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      Sage Williams 6 years ago

      Nice Collection of quotes. Thanks so much for sharing. I am always looking for new ones.

      Sage