50 Best Motivational Quotes


You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford

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

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Eileen Caddy

I am not afraid… I was born to do this.
Joan of Arc

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.
Allen Ginsberg

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
George S. Patton

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
H. L. Hunt

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

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Jim Rohn

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Brian Tracy

The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
Philip Emeagwali

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

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.
Elbert Hubbard

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

He conquers who endures.

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
Jim Rohn

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
Dean Koontz

Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.
Diane Sawyer

If you think you can do it, you can.
John Burroughs

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

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
Bill Cosby

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Michael Korda

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

Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.
Norman Cousins

You have to make it happen.
Denis Diderot

The more we do, the more we can do.
William Hazlitt

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

Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.
Leo Buscaglia

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
Benjamin Jowett

Only the educated are free.

When one must, one can.
Charlotte Whitton

Go big or go home. Because it’s true. What do you have to lose?
Eliza Dushku

Leap, and the net will appear.
John Burroughs

Don’t fight the problem, decide it.
George C. Marshall

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
Jimmy Dean

God always strives together with those who strive.

Deserve your dream.
Octavio Paz

I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.
Donna Brazile

I can, therefore I am.
Simone Weil

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Baruch Spinoza

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

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Baltasar Gracian

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
Sylvia Browne

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
William James

The dog that trots about finds a bone.
Golda Meir

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Albert Camus

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.
Baruch Spinoza

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.
Thomas Fuller

You never know what motivates you.
Cicely Tyson

Be thine own palace, or the world’s thy jail.
John Donne

I believe that any type of education can be great, but an education about ourselves can create something wonderful. I am a comedian, but people have called me a motivational speaker. I don’t really consider myself that at all.
Andy Andrews

One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker – an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That’s what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public, I inspire my staff. I inspired the organizations I took over to want to succeed.
Herman Cain

I’ve always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You’re trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that’s about so you can represent it.
Edward Norton

Success is the only motivational factor that a boy with character needs.
Woody Hayes

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