The 50 Most Motivational Quotes

We all have days when we can use a little extra motivation. However, in order to achieve our dreams and goals, we do have to be self-motivated and know how to jump the hurdles that are thrown our way.

So, here are 50 of the most motivational quotes to help you stay focused:


1.”It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.”~ Henry James

2.”You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~Jim Rohn

3.”Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” ~George WashingtonCarver

4.“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in life has a purpose.” ~Elizabeth Kubler Ross, MD

5.”Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.~Brian Tracy



6.”The indispensible first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.” ~Ben Stein

7.”The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~Michaelangelo

8.”Create your future from your future, not your past.” ~Werner Erhard

9.”Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” ~Richard Bach

10.”The phrase I can’t is the most powerful force of negation in the human psyche.” ~Paul R. Scheele



11.”You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. That’s what makes you a winner.” ~Venus Williams

12.”Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” ~ Napoleon Hill

13.”If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” ~Andrew Carnegie

14.”If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things—you don’t have enough goals.” ~Lou Holtz

15.”You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieving it you become someone worth becoming.” ~Jim Rohn


16.”Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.” ~Robert Allen

17.”Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~Albert Einstein

18.”Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.” ~Charles F. Kettering

19.”Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” ~Abraham Lincoln

20.If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it. ~Jonathan Winters



21.”No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.” ~William E. Gladstone

22.”You can’t cross the sea by merely staring into the water.” ~Rabindranath Tagore

23.Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see whole staircase. Just take the first step.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.

24.”For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” ~Mary Kay Ash

25.”Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” ~Frederick Wilcox

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