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Motivational Quotes

Everyone has capability to fight the hurdles of life and turn them into opportunities. However, the one who believes in himself and realizes his potential can only make a difference. Those who are in doubt accept their fate and don't do anything to change the situation. The major difference between success and failure is of motivation. A motivated person has a hunger and desire to achieve his targets. The motivational quotes given here will make you believe in yourself and realize that nothing is impossible in this world. Read these famous motivating quotations and sayings and get inspired to carve your own destiny.

Adolf Hitler

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

Taika Waititi

Music - it's motivational and just makes you relax.

Soren Kierkegaard

Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it.

Norman Vincent Peale

It's always too early to quit.

Osama bin Laden

Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands.

Joan of Arc

I am not afraid... I was born to do this.

Malala Yousafzai

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.

Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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


Don't think, just do.

Christopher Morley

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

Denis Waitley

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.

Elon Musk

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

Stephen Hawking

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

Walt Disney

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

Henry Ford

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

William James

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

Tom Stoppard

Every exit is an entry somewhere else.

Les Brown

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

Thomas Moore

Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.

Eudora Welty

Never think you've seen the last of anything.

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Benjamin Franklin

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

Walt Disney

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Arthur Ashe

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

Benjamin Disraeli

Never complain and never explain.


Only the educated are free.

Zig Ziglar

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

Albert Schweitzer

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.

Carl Sandburg

To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

John D. Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.


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

Dalai Lama

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

Lao Tzu

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.

Golda Meir

The dog that trots about finds a bone.

Mia Hamm

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

Leo Buscaglia

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Tiffany Trump

I don't know what it's like to have a typical father figure. He's not the dad who's going to take me to the beach and go swimming, but he's such a motivational person.

Nelson Mandela

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Life Zeal Living
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

Osama bin Laden

The effort was never: Determine which individuals we ought to roll up.

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.

Benjamin Franklin

Well done is better than well said.

Stevie Wonder

If you don't ask, you don't get.


The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

William Wordsworth

To begin, begin.

Norman Vincent Peale

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Walter Scott

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.


The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

Nelson Mandela

It always seems impossible until it's done.

Malcolm X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Lucille Ball

The more things you do, the more you can do.

Lenny Kravitz

People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that's just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.

Helen Keller

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

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Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The body has to be utilized for service to others. More bliss can be got from serving others than from merely serving oneself.

Baltasar Gracian

Know or listen to those who know.

John F. Kennedy

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

Rupert Murdoch

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Water Sea

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

Ayn Rand

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

Simone Weil

I can, therefore I am.

Elbert Hubbard

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.

Baltasar Gracian

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

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

Achievement Hope
William Blake

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.

William Butler Yeats

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

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

Adolf Hitler

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

Oprah Winfrey

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.

Aldous Huxley

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

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Dale Carnegie

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

Walter Winchell

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Brian Tracy

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

Adolf Hitler

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.

Winston Churchill

Never, never, never give up.

Maya Angelou

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

Thomas Moore

True change takes place in the imagination.

Muhammad Ali

I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.

Malcolm X

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Soren Kierkegaard

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

William James

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

Malcolm X

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Dalai Lama

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.

John Greenleaf Whittier

From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.

Oh, I would love to be a motivational speaker. I have pulled myself out of a million potholes, and I can see the potholes ahead of me. That doesn't mean that I could always do that so perfectly for my own life. I totally fall in potholes.

Jim Carrey

If you've got a talent, protect it.

Napolean Hill

A goal is a dream with a deadline.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.

Theodore Roosevelt

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

I'm thrilled to continue my partnership with U by Kotex for Generation Know while helping to empower girls. I've always been a motivational resource for my younger sisters and hope I can positively impact and inspire other young girls too.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.


The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.