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Motivational Quotes

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

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

Mahatma Gandhi

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

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

Dennis P. Kimbro

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

Oprah Winfrey

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

I’ve missed more than 9000 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

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

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

Aristotle

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Charles F. Kettering

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Act or accept.

Unknown

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

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

Samuel Beckett

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

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

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi