Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Part 1. Best motivational quotes ever

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You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley, musician

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

Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin, actor

Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

If you're going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill, statesman

We can all fight the battles of just one day. It is when we add the burdens of two uncontrollable days, yesterday and tomorrow, that we get overwhelmed. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do. Bruce Lee, actor

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. Ken Venturi, athlete

Your value doesn't decrease based on someones inability to see your worth. Ted Rubin, social marketing strategist

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun, athlete

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Just because you took longer than others, doesn't mean you failed. Remember that. Conor McGregor, mixed martial artist

Theres only so much growing you can do in your comfort zone. Ranal Currie,

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal. Bruce Lee, actor

Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses. Tim Fargo, author

Do something better today, for yourself tomorrow. Jordan Peterson,

The greatest motivation you can give to others is the proof of your success Jim Rohn, businessman

Fueling your body is a process... The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain, author

It ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. Sylvester Stallone, actor

If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit. Banksy, artist

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Better. Samuel Beckett, playwright

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Don't wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill, writer

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford, actor

I'm not the type to pat myself on the back and all that, but somebody has to be lucky, right? When I got to Dallas, I was struggling - sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment. I used to drive around, look at the big houses, and imagine what it would be like to live there and use that as motivation. Mark Cuban, businessman

With good coaching, proper motivation and the right club structure with organic growth, you can achieve an awful lot in football. Gary Neville, athlete

I love the challenge of the game. I love the work. My goal right now is to have a season next year that will make people forget about this one. I'll use things like this for motivation. I'm pumped. I'm hungry. Alex Rodriguez, athlete

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way. Eileen Caddy, celebrity

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important quotes

Wise quotes about the importance of motivation.

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

The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare. Bobby Knight, coach

One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. Edward De Bono, psychologist

That moment was very important because it was political. That's what has to be done, so they struck a deal. She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that she felt was worthy trade-off. The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader. Mary McDonnell, actress

If people are really excited about their music, and that's their primary motivation, then that comes through in demo tapes. That's the most important ingredient. Greg Ginn, musician

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Quotes about life

Motivational quotes on life struggles and happiness.

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Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. Jimmy Dean, singer

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life. Dean Koontz, author

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford, actor

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health. Henry David Thoreau, author

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills, everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father. Daniel Goleman, author

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Quotes about inspirational

Deep inspirational quotes to feel inspired.

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Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down. Charlie Chaplin, actor

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. Jack London, novelist

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. Pablo Picasso, painter

Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s jobs with yesterday’s tools! Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

Independent will is our capacity to act. It gives us the power to transcend our paradigms, to swim upstream, to rewrite our scripts, to act based on principle rather than reacting based on emotion or circumstance. Stephen R. Covey,

No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts. Jack Ma, businessman

I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the country speaking about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves. Teri Garr, actress

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal. Bruce Lee, actor

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Quotes about love

Most romantic quotes which are also motivational.

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Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other. Nora Roberts, author

But what was my motivation was music, and the fact that I love to move around. I'm always moving around. Suzanne Farrell, dancer

Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values. Abraham Maslow, psychologist

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford, actor

I love the challenge of the game. I love the work. My goal right now is to have a season next year that will make people forget about this one. I'll use things like this for motivation. I'm pumped. I'm hungry. Alex Rodriguez, athlete

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Miguel Angel Ruiz, author

I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue. Donna Dixon, actress

All directors are storytellers, so the motivation was to tell the story I wanted to tell. That's what I love. Spike Lee, director

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Quotes about success

Best motivational success quotes for business and personal growth.

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I am not the richest, smartest, or most talented person in the world, but I succeeded because i keep going and going and going. Sylvester Stallone, actor

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Sir Winston Churchill, politician

I could either watch it happen or be part of it. Elon Musk, businessman

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done. Amelia Earhart, aviator

You can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

The greatest motivation you can give to others is the proof of your success Jim Rohn, businessman

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying. Michael Jordan, athlete

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. Mario Andretti, celebrity

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Quotes about yourself

Inspirational self motivation quotes to help your achieve best results today.

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You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan, athlete

Doubt your doubts before you doubt yourself. Lewis Pugh, swimmer

Walking your talk is a great way to motivate yourself. No one likes to live a lie. Be honest with yourself, and you will find the motivation to do what you advise others to do. Vince Poscente,

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford, actor

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change. Katharine Hepburn, actress

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Miguel Angel Ruiz, author

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers. Dee Hock, businessman

Don't look outside yourself for motivation, like it or not it's a do-it-yourself project. Monte Taylor,

Do something better today, for yourself tomorrow. Jordan Peterson,

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Athlete quotes

Quotes from famous athletes.

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I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. Ken Venturi, athlete

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun, athlete

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele, athlete

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher. Usain Bolt, athlete

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. Arnold Palmer, athlete

If you can't outplay them, outwork them. Ben Hogan, athlete

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.  Michael Jordan, athlete

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best. Tim Duncan, athlete

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan, athlete

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying. Michael Jordan, athlete

You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do! Bob Richards, athlete

If I would be happy, I would be a bad ballplayer. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body. Roberto Clemente, athlete

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there. Bo Jackson, athlete

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. Mia Hamm, athlete

It doesn't matter who is playing or how old they are. I just worry about what I can control. It doesn't give me more or less motivation. Monica Seles, athlete

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Sasha Cohen, athlete

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever Lance Armstrong, athlete

With good coaching, proper motivation and the right club structure with organic growth, you can achieve an awful lot in football. Gary Neville, athlete

These were the moments when I was disappointed and frustrated, when I got so low because it seemed all my hard work had been wasted. But the moments passed, and the motivation to go back to rehab was there again. Kim Clijsters, athlete

I love the challenge of the game. I love the work. My goal right now is to have a season next year that will make people forget about this one. I'll use things like this for motivation. I'm pumped. I'm hungry. Alex Rodriguez, athlete

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Author quotes

Quotes from famous authors.

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

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. Helen Keller, author

We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller, author

Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. Zig Ziglar, author

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar, author

Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you. Jerry Gillies, author

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. Stephen King, author

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis, author

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. Zig Ziglar, author

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. Alfred A. Montapert, author

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. Norman Ralph Augustine, author

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

Fueling your body is a process... The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain, author

Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses. Tim Fargo, author

Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other. Nora Roberts, author

It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone. John Steinbeck, author

Until you cross the bridge of your insecurities, you can't begin to explore your possibilities. Tim Fargo, author

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar, author

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life. Dean Koontz, author

Without a compelling cause, our employees are just putting in time. Their minds might be engaged, but their hearts are not. Meaning precedes motivation. Lee J. Colan, author

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Businessmen quotes

Quotes from famous businessmen.

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Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. Richard Branson, businessman

I could either watch it happen or be part of it. Elon Musk, businessman

Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. Jack Ma, businessman

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

Stay hungry, stay foolish. Steve Jobs, businessman

You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Ted Turner, businessman

The greatest motivation you can give to others is the proof of your success Jim Rohn, businessman

Either you run the day or the day runs you. Jim Rohn, businessman

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

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Jim Rohn, businessman

The ultimate inspiration is the deadline. Nolan Bushnell, businessman

Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves. Herman Cain, businessman

No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts. Jack Ma, businessman

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people. Lee Iacocca, businessman

I'm not the type to pat myself on the back and all that, but somebody has to be lucky, right? When I got to Dallas, I was struggling - sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment. I used to drive around, look at the big houses, and imagine what it would be like to live there and use that as motivation. Mark Cuban, businessman

I think that most of the people running companies today are motivated and pay is a small portion of the motivation. James Sinegal, businessman

My motivation for running for Senate was not for the stature of being a senator, but because I wanted to make a difference on issues I feel passionate about. Herman Cain, businessman

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers. Dee Hock, businessman

I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation. Leigh Steinberg, businessman

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Spanish quotes

Quotes from Spanish authors.

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If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently. Placido Domingo, musician

When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. if you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. Pablo Picasso, painter

The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns. George Santayana, philosopher

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French quotes

Quotes from French authors.

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Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth. Albert Camus, philosopher

There are two levers for moving men -- interest and fear. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

To know oneself, one should assert oneself. Albert Camus, philosopher

The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. Pierre de Coubertin, leader

I had never even thought I'd be an actress - I was supposed to be a lawyer. But the motivation is the same: when you act, you defend a role; you have to be convincing. It's the same career. Anne Parillaud, actress

Quand tu veux construire un bateau, ne commence pas par rassembler du bois, couper des planches et distribuer du travail, mais reveille au sein des hommes le desir de la mer grande et large. If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

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Chinese quotes

Quotes from Chinese authors.

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Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. Jack Ma, businessman

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Lao Tzu, philosopher

Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.' Lao Tzu, philosopher

Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it. Chinese Proverbs,

Deal with the big while it is still small. Lao Tzu, philosopher

I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being. Confucius, philosopher

No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts. Jack Ma, businessman

I think a lot of times it's not money that's the primary motivation factor; it's the passion for your job and the professional and personal satisfaction that you get out of doing what you do that motivates you. Martin Yan, celebrity

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German quotes

Quotes from German authors.

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Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything. Johann von Goethe, writer

Who is sure of their own motives can in confidence advance or retreat. Johann von Goethe, writer

It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage. Johann von Goethe, writer

I tried to instill a different motivation, to give them the security and the conviction that they were doing something good, something necessary, something useful - if you want to use a grandiose expression, that they were doing something for peace. Markus Wolf, public servant

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Steve Maraboli quotes

Motivational Quotes by American Speaker Steve Maraboli.

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We can all fight the battles of just one day. It is when we add the burdens of two uncontrollable days, yesterday and tomorrow, that we get overwhelmed. Steve Maraboli, speaker

If you have to ask if you’ve done enough, you haven’t. Each day brings with it the opportunity to do more than you did yesterday. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Get out of your own way… stop the paralysis by analysis… decide what you want, create a simple plan, and get moving! Steve Maraboli, speaker

No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create? Steve Maraboli, speaker

Relax. Refresh. Renew. Play. Sing. Laugh. Enjoy. Forgive. Dance. Love. Hug. Share. Kiss. Create. Explore. Hope. Listen. Dare. Trust. Dream. Learn. TODAY! Steve Maraboli, speaker

Today is yours to shape. Create a masterpiece! Steve Maraboli, speaker

People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don't EVER stop! Steve Maraboli, speaker

Learn from the past, but don’t live in the past. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Today is the only day in which we have any power. Steve Maraboli, speaker

At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets. Steve Maraboli, speaker

I am not arrogant enough to tell you what the future holds, but I am faithful enough to remind you who holds the future. Steve Maraboli, speaker

There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Stop allowing your day-to-day life to be clouded by busy nothingness. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Don't keep all your feelings sheltered - express them. Don’t EVER let life shut you up! Steve Maraboli, speaker

Fear can only grow in darkness.  Once you face fear with light, you win. Steve Maraboli, speaker

If you are not in the now you are nowhere. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Fear comes from a lack of understanding how powerful you really are. Steve Maraboli, speaker

The only power fear has is the power you give it. Steve Maraboli, speaker

You can’t fully enjoy THESE moments until you let go of past moments. Steve Maraboli, speaker

Do not let another day go by where your dedication to other people’s opinions is greater than your dedication to your own emotions! Steve Maraboli, speaker

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Zig Ziglar quotes

Motivational Quotes by American Author Zig Ziglar.

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Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. Zig Ziglar, author

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar, author

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. Zig Ziglar, author

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar, author

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Jim Rohn quotes

Motivational quotes by American Businessman Jim Rohn.

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The greatest motivation you can give to others is the proof of your success Jim Rohn, businessman

Either you run the day or the day runs you. Jim Rohn, businessman

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

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Jim Rohn, businessman

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Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

Motivational quotes by American Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Men who for truth and honor's sake Stand fast and suffer long.Brave men who work while others sleep,Who dare while others fly...They build a nation's pillars deepAnd lift them to the sky. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Five minutes of today are worth as much to me, as five minutes in the next millennium. Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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Muhammad Ali quotes

Motivational quotes by American Boxer Muhammad Ali.

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Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down, it's staying down that's wrong. Muhammad Ali, boxer

I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count. Muhammad Ali, boxer

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. Muhammad Ali, boxer

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Best of 405 Motivational Quotes. Motivational quotes that can be famous and short, spiritual or philosophical. Quotes on life, work, sports along with daily morning inspiration quotes.


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Part 1
Best Motivational quotes
Top Motivational picture quotes
New Motivational quotes

Part 2
Motivational Quotes That ARE...
Right
Important

Part 3
Motivational Quotes About
Life
Inspirational
Love
Success
Yourself

Part 4
Motivational Quotes By ...
Athlete
Author
Businessmen

Part 5
Motivational Quotes From ...
Spanish
French
Chinese
German

Part 6
Motivational Quotes by Famous Authors
Steve Maraboli
Zig Ziglar
Jim Rohn
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Muhammad Ali

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