Motivational Quotes and inspiring words

These motivational quotes will inspire you to become successful and happy. You will find inspiring words from Albert Einstein, Napoleon Hill and many other well-known people. Lean back and be motivated by their wisdom.

One of the first and most important steps on the way to success is knowledge. By using the knowledge and experience of others for yourself, you can significantly shorten this path. We have collected important quotes and sayings so that you can use them directly for yourself.

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The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

— Walt Disney

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

— Michael Korda

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.

— Ralph Marston

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

— Steve Jobs

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

— Henry Ford

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

— John F. Kennedy

Time slips away like grains of sand never to return again.

— Robin Sharma

The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

— W. Clement Stone

A lot of people will just stop because they’re dead tired. You gotta do that extra one. That’s when you improve.

— Usain Bolt

You don’t get any medal for trying something, you get medals for results.

— Bill Parcells

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

— Leo Tolstoy

Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

— Jim Rohn

No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.

— Jessica Savitch

The trouble is, you think you have time.

— Buddha

I was not the most talented, but I was the one who worked the hardest. It made all the difference.

— Maxime Lagacé

How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.

— Yvon Chouinard

Don’t wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.

— William Butler Yeats

Deep down you know what you want. Deep down you have what it takes.

— Maxime Lagacé

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.

— Victor Kiam

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.

— Estee Lauder

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

— John Dewey

A bad day for your ego is a great day for your soul.

— Jillian Michaels

A will finds a way.

— Orison Swett Marden

Life is tough, darling, but so are you.

— Stephanie Bennett-Henry

There is always room at the top.

— Daniel Webster

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.

— Benjamin Franklin

Best lesson I have learned in life came from the worst feeling I ever felt in life.

— Jay Shetty

The more you give, the more comes back to you.

— Napoleon Hill

Nothing great ever came that easy.

— Kresley Cole

If someone tells you you can’t they’re showing you their limits, not yours.

— Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.

— Lucille Ball

Always deliver more than expected.

— Larry Page

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

— Benjamin Franklin

Be so good they can’t ignore you.

— Steve Martin

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

— Thomas Edison

Well done is better than well said.

— Benjamin Franklin

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

— Confucius

The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.

— Ingvar Kamprad

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

— Arthur Ashe

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

— Thomas Jefferson

I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.

— Jake Nickell

Never, never, never give up.

— Winston Churchill

Look at life with the eyes of a child.

— Henri Matisse

Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right.

— Henry Ford

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

— Robert H. Schuller

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life

— Charles Darwin

All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.

— Reid Hoffman

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

— Samuel Beckett

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

— Carl Sagan

In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.

— Steve Case

Set your goals high and don’t stop until you get there.

— Bo Jackson

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

— James Joyce

Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.

— Howard Schultz

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

— Ayn Rand

You be greater than your feelings. I don’t demand this of you—life does. Otherwise, you’ll be washed away by feelings. You’ll be washed out to sea and never seen again.

— Phillip Roth

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.

— Charles R. Swindoll

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour.

— Elon Musk

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

— Conan O’Brien

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.

— Oprah Winfrey

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

— H. G. Wells

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

— Dr. Robert Schuller

Live each day as if your life had just begun.

— J.W.v. Goethe

There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

— Aldous Huxley

I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.

— Charles Dickens

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

— Oprah Winfrey

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

— Dale Carnegie

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.

— Chanakya

Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.

— Sir Claus Moser

The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

— Mark Twain

You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

— Henry David Thoreau

Your talent is God’s gift to you.

— Leo Buscaglia

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

— Margaret Mead

The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.

— Colin R. Davis

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.

— Theodore Roosevelt

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

— Stephen Covey

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

— David Brinkley

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

— Rabindranath Tagore

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

— Benjamin Franklin

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.

— Bill Gates

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

— Confucius

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

— Thomas Edison

If you can’t fly then run. If you can’t run, then walk. And, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.

— Martin Luther King

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

— Nelson Mandela

Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

— A.C. Benson

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

— Winston Churchill

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

— Og Mandino

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.

— Simon Sinek

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does — that makes you a winner right there.

— Venus Williams

Leaders are never satisfied; they continually strive to be better.

— Brian Tracy

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

— Roald Dahl

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

— Pele

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

— Steve Jobs

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

— Mark Twain

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.

— Babe Ruth

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.

— Vince Lombardi

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.

— George Addai

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

— Theodore Roosevelt

If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.

— Steve Jobs

So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.

— Norton Juster

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.

— Henry Ford

Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.

— Will Rogers

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.

— Zig Ziglar

Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.

— Jim Hensen

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.

— Will Rogers

We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.

— Marie Curie

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

— Joe Girard

The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.

— Alice in Wonderland

Great men are not born great, they grow great.

— Vito Corleone

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?

— Ayn Rand

Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.

— Batman Begins

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

— Stephen Hawking

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

— Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe.

— Abraham Lincoln

Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.

— The Lion King

The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.

— Richard Bach

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

— Karen Lamb

The Man on the mountain didn’t fall there.

— Vince Lombardi

Do what is easy and your life will be hard. Do what is hard and your life will become easy.

— Les Brown

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.

— Jack Dempsey

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

— William Shakespeare

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.

— Alexander the Great

You must do the things you think you can’t do.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

— Milton Berle

The only journey is the one within.

— Rainer Maria Rilke

Light tomorrow with today!

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

— Henry Ward Beecher

Our greatest motivation in life comes from not knowing the future.

— Thomas Frey

The changing of the goals helps keep the motivation fresh.

— Bradley Wiggins

Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.

— Jim Rohn

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!

— Jillian Michaels

I wasn’t there to compete. I was there to win.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it.

— Jay Shetty

Action is the real measure of intelligence.

— Napoleon Hill

I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.

— Lou Holtz

You could be anyone if you put the time.

— Conor McGregor

Half-heartedness never won a battle.

— William McKinley

What’s the tiniest step you can take? Do that first.

— Maxime Lagacé

Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.

— Tina Fey

Don’t watch the clock. do what it does. Keep going.

— Sam Levenson

Make each day your masterpiece.

— John Wooden

Someday is not a day of the week.

— Janet Dailey

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

— Muhammad Ali

Every man dies, but not every man really lives.

— William Wallace

Failure is success if we learn from it.

— Malcolm Forbes

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

— Joshua J. Marine

If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen.

— Marissa Mayer

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

— Jim Rohn

There is no substitute for hard work.

— Thomas Edison

So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.

— Caterina Fake

You have to believe in yourself when no one else does — that makes you a winner right there.

— Venus Williams

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.

— Steve Jobs

Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.

— Tony Hsieh

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

— William Feather

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

— Winston Churchill

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

— George Bernard Shaw

Don’t let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future.

— Roy T. Bennett

When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure’, not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’

— Tom Preston-Werner

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

— Benjamin Franklin

Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.

— Tony Hsieh

Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.

— Tony Hsieh

Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.

— Wayne Huizenga

Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.

— Mark Pincus

Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.

— Tim O’Reilly

Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.

— Tony Hsieh

When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.

— Josh James

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.

— Bill Gates

Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.

— Anthony Volodkin

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

— Coco Chanel

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

— Mary Kay Ash

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.

— Charles F. Kettering

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

— Herman Cain

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.

— Coco Chanel

Five years from now you will arrive, the question is where?

— Jim Rohn

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

— Spencer Johnson

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

— Walt Disney

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

— Jim Ryun

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

— Bruce Feirstein

If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you.

— T. Harv Eker

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

— Thomas Jefferson

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.

— Jane Smiley

Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.

— Unknown

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

— Les Brown

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.

— Michael John Bobak

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.

— Chris Grosser

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

— Oprah Winfrey

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

— C.S. Lewis

Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.

— John Maxwell

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

— Dale Carnegie

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.

— James Dean

Everything is going to be fine in the end. If it’s not fine it’s not the end.

— Fernando Sabino

The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.

— Helen Keller

Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.

— Arnold H. Glasow

Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

— Helen Keller

To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.

— Charles J. Givens

Always ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

— Paulo Coelho

There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.

— Bear Bryant

Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.

— Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
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