Inspirational and motivational quotes

Motivational Quotes and inspiring words

Motivational quotes and inspiring wordscan give us strength in difficult times. They can help us achieve our goals or simply stimulate us to think. You can find some of the best motivational sayings and quotes here.

The first step on the path to success is to realize that success has little to do with happiness. Rather, success results from ambition, persistence and a strong willpower. Many successful entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, politicians like Winston Churchill and philosophers have put their findings into words. They left us memorable quotes that make us think and keep us in mind. We have rounded up some of the most inspiring and motivating of them.

As you read, take the time to let the quotes have an effect on you instead of simply skimming them. Especially in the weak moments, these quotes can get us back on track. They can generate new ideas or help us to achieve our goals. Therefore, try to write down the quotes that mean something to you personally. Make yourself aware of them regularly in everyday life.

Use tools like the SMART system or the Eisenhower principle and stay productive every day. Find the right people in your environment. People who believe in you and who motivate you. Maintain a healthy body, an inquisitive mind, and make the most of your life.

"Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different."

— C.S. Lewis

The best Motivational Quotes

Unfortunately, we cannot turn our motivation on or off at will. Sometimes it is stronger and sometimes weaker. However, it is essential to achieve our goals. For the days when you may be lacking motivation, you can use the following great quotes. Get inspiration and remember how important your goal is to you. You can do it!

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."

— Ralph Marston

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

— Reid Hoffman

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."

— Carl Sagan

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

— Bo Jackson

"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

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

— Confucius

"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

"Believe you can and you’re halfway there."

— Theodore Roosevelt

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

— Zig Ziglar

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

— Alice in Wonderland

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

— Ayn Rand

"The changing of the goals helps keep the motivation fresh."

— Bradley Wiggins

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

— Maxime Lagacé

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

— George Bernard Shaw

"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

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

— Jim Ryun

"In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact."

— Les Brown

"Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you."

— Mark Cuban

"You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move."

— Eric Thomas

"The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy."

— Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

"Your life is an occasion. Rise to it."

— Suzanne Weyn

"The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it."

— Jordan Belfort

"Change your thoughts and you change your world."

— Norman Vincent Peale

"Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality."

— Malala Yousafzai

"Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan."

— Larry Winget

"Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."

— Michael Jordan

"It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy."

— Jane Fonda

"There are three things you can do with your life: You can waste it, you can spend it, or you can invest it. The best use of your life is to invest it in something that will last longer than your time on Earth."

— Rick Warren

"Work until your bank account looks like a phone number."

— Unknown

"You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight."

— Jim Rohn

"We choose to go to the moon and do these other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard."

— John F. Kennedy

"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

— Albert Einstein

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. "

— Beverly Sills

The best success quotes for your everyday life

We all want to be successful. Be it at school, at work, in sports or with our business idea. Even if science wants to have found formulas for certain success, there is hardly a magic bullet. Nevertheless, you can benefit from the experience and wisdom of others on this topic. Use them whenever you have doubts or need new motivation for your path to success.

"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

"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

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

— Jessica Savitch

"I never dreamed about success. I worked for it."

— Estee Lauder

"The secret to getting ahead is getting started."

— Mark Twain

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

— Henry David Thoreau

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

— Thomas Edison

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

— Og Mandino

"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

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

— Joe Girard

"Great men are not born great, they grow great."

— Vito Corleone

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

— Karen Lamb

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

— Jack Dempsey

"You must do the things you think you can't do."

— Eleanor Roosevelt

"Someday is not a day of the week."

— Janet Dailey

"There is no substitute for hard work."

— Thomas Edison

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

— Steve Jobs

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

— William Feather

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

— Tony Hsieh

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

— Mark Pincus

"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

"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

"What would you do if you weren't afraid?"

— Spencer Johnson

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

— John Maxwell

"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

"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

"You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing."

— Dale Carnegie

"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm."

— Winston Churchill

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary."

— Vince Lombardi

"Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied."

— Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."

— Vincent Van Gogh

"The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it."

— Tricia Cunningham

"Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it."

— Andy Rooney

"Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there."

— Bob Proctor

"Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!"

— Jillian Michaels

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

— Albert Einstein

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will."

— Vince Lombardi

"Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow."

— Oprah Winfrey

"Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day."

— Jim Rohn

"Success is not about who never fails. It is about who can spring – or even stagger – back up."

— Samantha Power

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

— Nikos Kazantzakis

"Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else."

— Les Brown

"The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory."

— Les Brown

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."

— Albert Einstein

"If you want to have good ideas, you must have many ideas."

— Linus Pauling

"Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up."

— Sylvester Stallone

"Striving to make dreams come true is very difficult to get along with inconsistency."

— Oliver Mally

"One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful."

— Sigmund Freud

"The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."

— Bruce Lee

"Just doing as well as you did last time is not good enough."

— Michael Jackson

"One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers."

— Edmond Mbiaka

"Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is."

— Vince Lombardi

"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life… This is the way to success."

— Swami Vivekananda

Inspirational rules for a successful life

In order to be successful and achieve your goals, it is important that you keep certain things firmly in your mind. You should keep the following quotes from well-known personalities in mind on your way to success.

"Always deliver more than expected."

— Larry Page

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

— Oprah Winfrey

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

— Theodore Roosevelt

"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

"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

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

— Babe Ruth

"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

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

— Les Brown

"There is nothing impossible to him who will try."

— Alexander the Great

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."

— Milton Berle

"Light tomorrow with today!"

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!"

— Jillian Michaels

"What you want exists. Don't settle until you get it."

— Jay Shetty

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

— Tina Fey

"Make each day your masterpiece."

— John Wooden

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

— Muhammad Ali

"Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion."

— Tony Hsieh

"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

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."

— Arleen Lorrance

"Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls."

— Joseph Campbell

"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."

— Judy Garland

"Speak less than you know; have more than you show."

— William Shakespeare

"Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears."

— Laird Hamilton

"Never regret anything that made you smile."

— Mark Twain

"If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough."

— Mario Andretti

"If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy."

— Mark Cuban

"Do not wait. The time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."

— George Herbert

"If it makes you nervous, you’re doing it right."

— Childish Gambino

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

— C.S. Lewis

Quotes about luck and happiness

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

— Thomas Jefferson

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."

— Booker T. Washington

Motivational Quotes about goals in life

"If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success."

— James Cameron

"Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future."

— Tony Robbins

"A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at."

— Bruce Lee

"The main thing to keep in mind is that there can be many sets of small goals involved in working up to your final and ultimate goal."

— Ben Johnson

Encouraging Quotes for your mindset

Changes always mean that we have to do new and unfamiliar things. Things we may never have done before and are not sure we can do it. Courage should be your constant companion on the path to success. Look your goals in the eye and don't let yourself be distracted from your way up.

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

— W. Clement Stone

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

— Bill Parcells

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

— Victor Kiam

"Life is tough, darling, but so are you."

— Stephanie Bennett-Henry

"Nothing great ever came that easy."

— Kresley Cole

"Well done is better than well said."

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— Arthur Ashe

"Never, never, never give up."

— Winston Churchill

"Live each day as if your life had just begun."

— J.W.v. Goethe

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

— Dale Carnegie

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

— Rabindranath Tagore

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

— George Addai

"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

"Action is the real measure of intelligence."

— Napoleon Hill

"Half-heartedness never won a battle."

— William McKinley

"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

"All progress takes place outside the comfort zone."

— Michael John Bobak

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

— Oprah Winfrey

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

— Fernando Sabino

"Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever."

— Lance Armstrong

"Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine."

— Roy T. Bennett

"Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever."

— Lance Armstrong

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."

— Wayne Gretzky

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door."

— Kyle Chandler

"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure."

— Paulo Coelho

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

"You choose the life you live. If you don’t like it, it’s on you to change it because no one else is going to do it for you."

— Kim Kiyosaki

"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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

— Mark Twain

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."

— Martin Luther King Jr.

"If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse."

— Jim Rohn

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage."

— Anais Nin

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."

— Anne Frank

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference."

— Robert Frost

"Life is too short to be reading quotes about life being too short. Stop reading and go live your life!."

— Kevin Ngo

"You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated."

— Maya Angelou

"Today, you have 100% of your life left."

— Tom Landry

Quotes for your self-confidence

The road to success can be long and hard. We often doubt whether we can achieve our goals. Sometimes we even consider giving up. The following quotes can help you build your self-confidence and keep working on your success.

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

— Henry Ford

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

— Maxime Lagacé

"A will finds a way."

— Orison Swett Marden

"There is always room at the top."

— Daniel Webster

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

— Napoleon Hill

"Be so good they can’t ignore you."

— Steve Martin

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

— Thomas Jefferson

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

— Howard Schultz

"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

"Tough times never last, but tough people do."

— Dr. Robert Schuller

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

— Margaret Mead

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

— Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Man on the mountain didn't fall there."

— Vince Lombardi

"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

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

— Helen Keller

"The moment you want to quit is the moment you need to keep pushing."

— Unknown

"You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over."

— Richard Branson

"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will."

— Mahatma Gandhi

"Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart."

— Roy T. Bennett

"The greatest personal limitation is to be found not in the things you want to do and can't, but in the things you've never considered doing."

— Richard Bandler

"Too many people out there tell us what we can and cannot do but… they don’t know who we are, what’s put in us."

— Alex Rogers

"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes."

— Clement of Alexandria

"A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere."

— Joyce Meyer

"Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs."

— Farrah Gray

"You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind."

— Joyce Meyer

"A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure."

— Henry Kissinger

"Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them."

— William Shakespeare

"There is no excuse for not trying."

— Barack Obama

"Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change."

— Barbara Baron

"One of the most efficient ways you can improve your life is by simply thinking in a more positive way."

— Robert Norman

"Confidence is the belief that you can accomplish something successfully and that you have the resources to do it."

— Rhonda Cohen

"If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it."

— Mary Engelbreit

"The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. It is in this relationship that you set the standard for all others."

— Steve Maraboli

"To find your perfect relationship you have to first learn to love your own company."

— Steven Aitchison

"Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith."

— Steve Jobs

Best quotes on failure

Anyone who has chosen the path to the top will inevitably make mistakes. Mistakes are part of success and are no longer tragic. Learn from mistakes, draw new strength and don't let yourself get down.

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

— Samuel Beckett

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

— James Joyce

"If you fell down yesterday, stand up today."

— H. G. Wells

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

— Charles Dickens

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

— David Brinkley

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

— Vince Lombardi

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

— Batman Begins

"Failure is success if we learn from it."

— Malcolm Forbes

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

— Coco Chanel

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

— Dale Carnegie

"Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure."

— Napoleon Hill

"Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once."

— Drew Houston

"Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

— Thomas Edison

"There are no mistakes, only opportunities."

— Tina Fey

"When it hurts – observe. Life is trying to teach you something."

— Anita Krizzan

"Where there is a ruin, there is hope for a treasure."

— Rumi

Quotes to think about

Each of us has our attitudes, views and ways of life, according to which we do our thing. But sometimes it doesn't hurt to pursue other thoughts. Read the following quotes and let them sink in. Maybe they will help you or even answer open questions in your mind.

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

— Yvon Chouinard

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines."

— Robert H. Schuller

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

— Ayn Rand

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

— Charles R. Swindoll

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

— Aldous Huxley

"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

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse."

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— Winston Churchill

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

— Roald Dahl

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

— Will Rogers

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

— The Lion King

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

— Henry Ward Beecher

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

— Lou Holtz

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

— Roy T. Bennett

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

— Wayne Huizenga

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

— Coco Chanel

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

— Bruce Feirstein

"Your problem isn't the problem. Your reaction is the problem."

— Unknown

"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

"If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan and guess what they have planned for you? Not much."

— Jim Rohn

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."

— George Eliot

"What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?"

— Robert H. Schuller

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."

— Arthur C. Clarke

"Don’t worry about looking good – worry about achieving your goals."

— Ray Dalio

"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it."

— Lou Holtz

"It's during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."

— Aristotle Onassis

"You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat."

— Joel Osteen

"Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be."

— Jack Welch

"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves."

— Viktor E. Frankl

"Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability."

— John Wooden

"The road to nowhere is paved with excuses."

— Mark Bell

"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities - brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems."

— John Gardner

"Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think."

— La Bruyere

"Don't try to look like the girl from Instagram. Even the Instagram girl doesn't look like that."

— Unknown

"Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life."

— Robin Sharma

"Suffer the pain of discipline, or suffer the pain of regret."

— Jim Rohn

"If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?"

— Unknown

"Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down."

— Jimmy Durante

"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things."

— Albert Einstein

"The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot."

— Benny Lewis

"If you have the right mind-set, you can be just as happy on Monday as you are on Friday."

— Joel Osteen

"Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality"

— Les Brown

"Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life."

— Germany Kent

"The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come. "

— Nicky Gumbel

"As men grow old enough to look back on their lives, any pain they have does not come from the things at which they failed, but the things they never tried."

— Antwan McLean

"The mind is everything. What you think you become."

— Buddha

"You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground."

— Unknown

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."

— Plato

"Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again."

— Zelig Pliskin

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you are living?"

— Bob Marley

Inspirational Health Quotes

No matter how brilliant your goals are and how high your motivation is. If you don't take care of your body and your health enough, you will never reach your goals as quickly as you can. Get enough exercise, eat healthy, and get enough sleep to recover.

"Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live."

— Jim Rohn

"A healthy outside starts from the inside."

— Robert Urich

"Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water."

— Maxime Lagacé

"A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned."

— Naval Ravikant

"If you think wellness is expensive, try illness."

— Unkown

"Let your body be your holy temple."

— Lailah Gifty Akita

"Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself."

— Unknown

Inspiring Quotes about time

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

— Steve Jobs

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

— Robin Sharma

"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."

— Leo Tolstoy

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

— Jim Rohn

"The trouble is, you think you have time."

— Buddha

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

— William Butler Yeats

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

— Charles Darwin

"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

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

— Sam Levenson

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

— Jim Rohn

"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."

— Charles Buxton

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."

— Maria Robinson

"There are 1,440 minutes in a day, and once they’re gone, you never get them back."

— Kevin Kruse

"Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is."

— Viggo Mortensen

Inspirational quotes and words

There are sentences that hit us like a slap. Statements and quotes that make us think and often make things look different from one moment to the next. We have collected some such inspirational words for you.

"Things do not happen. Things are made to happen."

— John F. Kennedy

"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

"Who is wise? He that learns from everyone."

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— Thomas Edison

"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

"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

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

— Steve Case

"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

"Your talent is God’s gift to you."

— Leo Buscaglia

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

— Colin R. Davis

"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

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

— Marie Curie

"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change."

— Stephen Hawking

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

— William Shakespeare

"The only journey is the one within."

— Rainer Maria Rilke

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

— Thomas Frey

"You could be anyone if you put the time."

— Conor McGregor

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

— Joshua J. Marine

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

— Walt Disney

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

— Les Brown

"Opportunities don’t happen, you create them."

— Chris Grosser

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

— C.S. Lewis

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

— James Dean

"The power of imagination makes us infinite."

— John Muir

"You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past."

— Richard Bach

"And you ask 'What if I fall?'. Oh, but my darling, 'What if you fly?'."

— Erin Hanson

"The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do."

— Kobe Bryant

"Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose."

— Wayne Dyer

"Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people."

— Roy T. Bennett

"Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery."

— J.K. Rowling

"The price of greatness is responsibility."

— Winston Churchill

"The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now."

— Leo Babauta

"If you know how quickly people forget the dead you'll stop living to impress people."

— Christopher Walken

"There are no weekends in war. If your life doesn't know weekends, it could well be that your life is some kind of war."

— Nirmal Gupta

"He who moves not forward goes backward."

— J.W.v. Goethe

"An oak is not felled at one blow."

— Spanish Proverb

"Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well."

— Josh Billings

"Life is something like a trumpet. If you don't put anything in you don't get anything out."

— W. C. Handy

"It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more roses."

— George Eliot

"When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you."

— Lolly Daskal

"When you’re 20, you care what everyone thinks, when you’re 40 you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you’re 60, you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place."

— Winston Churchill

"Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything."

— George Bernard Shaw

"The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago, the second-best time is right now."

— Chinese proverb

"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless."

— Jamie Paolinetti

"When you cease to dream you cease to live."

— Malcolm Forbes

"There are two kinds of people in this world; those who want to get things done, and those who don’t want to make mistakes."

— John Maxwell

"It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don’t."

— Stephen Kellogg

"Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

— Warren Buffet

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."

— Rumi

"Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change."

— Wayne W. Dyer

"The idea is to die young as late as possible."

— Ashley Montagu

"If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun."

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it."

— Mother Theresa

"Life is about making an impact, not making an income."

— Kevin Kruse

Inspirational wisdom for your life

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

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

— Maxime Lagacé

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

— Jay Shetty

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

— Lucille Ball

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

— Jake Nickell

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

— Elon Musk

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

— Stephen Covey

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

— Bill Gates

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

— Mark Twain

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

— Norton Juster

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

— Jim Hensen

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

— Richard Bach

"I wasn't there to compete. I was there to win."

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

— Caterina Fake

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

— Winston Churchill

"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

"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

"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

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

— Jane Smiley

"I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' "

— Muhammad Ali

"Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done."

— Louis D. Brandeis

"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

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did."

— Mark Twain

"And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength."

— Marcus Aurelius

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon."

— Paul Brandt

"Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time."

— Roy T. Bennett

"For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer."

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Motivation will almost always beat mere talent."

— Norman R. Augustine

"In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it."

— Norman Vincent Peale

"In three words I can sum up everything I know about life. It goes on."

— Robert Frost

"Every man dies, not every man really lives."

— William Wallace (not confirmed)

"I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself."

— Albert Einstein

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any."

— Alice Walker

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

— George Eliot

"You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result."

— Mahatma Gandhi

"Do something now. Your future self will thank you for later."

— Unknown

"The less you respond to negative people, the more positive your life will become."

— Paolo Coelho

"What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficult, and every difficulty has an opportunity."

— J. Sidlow Baxter

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood."

— Helen Keller

"You’re not defined by your past; you’re prepared by it. You’re stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence."

— Joel Osteen

"It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop."

— Confucius

"Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck."

— Dalai Lama

"I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."

— Michael Jordan

"The struggles we endure today will be the "good old days" we laugh about tomorrow."

— Aaron Lauritsen

"The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it."

— Henry Ford

"Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once."

— Lillian Dickson
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