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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.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

Drew Barrymore

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.

Reese Witherspoon

I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.

Zac Efron

Great advice comes from people that have been around a lot longer than you.

George Harrison

There's high, and there's high, and to get really high - I mean so high that you can walk on the water, that high-that's where I'm going.

Jim Morrison

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself

Venus Williams

When you lose, you're more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything.

Courtney Love

I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming.

Andrew Carnegie

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

Emily Dickinson

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

Billy Graham

Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.

Toni Morrison

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.

Robert Louis Stevenson

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.

Soren Kierkegaard

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

Arthur Ashe

You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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

Dale Carnegie

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities

Robert Browning

The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!.

Mia Hamm

I hope all you young girls see yourself up there... we were just like you.

Osama bin Laden

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

Ayn Rand

Do not ever say that the desire to do good by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.

Henry Ford

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.

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Henry James

I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.

Lou Holtz

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Paulo Coelho

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Dale Carnegie

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

John Ruskin

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it

Phyllis Diller

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.


Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

Andre Gide

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.

Denis Waitley

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Elon Musk

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

Princess Diana

Only do what your heart tells you.

Stephen King

Get busy living, or get busy dying.

Ulysses S. Grant

Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.

John D. Rockefeller

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

Jim Morrison

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free

Courtney Love

I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.

Aldous Huxley

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.

Linda Evans

Find out what you don't want to know about yourself, what you're afraid of.

Joseph Campbell

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Zora Neale Hurston

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.

Robert Browning

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?.

Dorothy Day

They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time.

Brian Tracy

Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.

Thomas Moore

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

Wallace Stevens

After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.

Eudora Welty

Never think you've seen the last of anything.

Henry Ward Beecher

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

Edgar Watson Howe

Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better.

Richard M. Nixon

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.


Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

John D. Rockefeller

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

Courtney Love

I can turn on the radio right now and be inspired.

Lou Holtz

If you're bored with life - you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things - you don't have enough goals.

Charles Baudelaire

Any man who does not accept the conditions of life sells his soul.

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Phyllis Diller

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.

Margaret Mead

A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Zig Ziglar

If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Pearl S. Buck

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

Carl Sandburg

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

Stevie Nicks

If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?

Stephen King

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Willie Nelson

I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.

Halle Berry

The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.

Martin Luther

Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.

Dalai Lama

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

Francis Bacon

A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.

Lewis Carroll

Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.

John Milton

Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.

Dale Carnegie

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

Anais Nin

Dreams are necessary to life.


Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

Horace Mann

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

Andre Gide

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.

William Lyon Phelps

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.

Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Osama bin Laden

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

Linda Evans

It doesn't matter if I don't succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.


Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

George Eliot

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

Joseph Campbell

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.

Jorge Luis Borges

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

Dale Carnegie

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Walter Scott

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

Zig Ziglar

If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.

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.

Quentin Crisp

If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

Malcolm X

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

James Stewart

If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little.

Andrew Carnegie

You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.

Billie Jean King

Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.

Emily Dickinson

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

Louisa May Alcott

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.