You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.— C. S. Lewis
Provocative Motivation And Change quotations
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal;
you do not change your decision to get there.
you must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
My wish for you is that you continue.
Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.
You are not happy because you are well.
You are well because you are happy. You are not depressed because trouble has come to you, but trouble has come to you because you are depressed. You can change your thoughts and feelings, and then the outer things will come to correspond, and indeed there is no other way of working.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.
If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Don't waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions.
.. Do your thing and don't care if they like it.
Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Good things come to those who hustle
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out and meet the bloody thing.
Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
Great power can come from memorizing scriptures.
To memorize a scripture is to forge a new friendship. It is like discovering a new individual who can help in time of need, give inspiration and comfort, and be a source of motivation for needed change
Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings
Good things come to those who wait.
The best thing you can do is follow your dreams
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
I'm not telling you it is going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
I cannot change the world, but I do not have to conform.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Our bodies change our minds and our minds can change our behavior and our behavior can change our outcomes.