You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.— C. S. Lewis
Mouth-watering Motivational Self quotations
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Do you know how much faster I can fix an airplane when I want to fix it than when I don't want to fix it?
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
Be a voice not an echo.
True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition.
Freedom, by definition, is people realizing that they are their own leaders.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!
You can destroy your now by worrying about tomorrow.
The motive, principle, and end of the religious life is to make an absolute gift of self to God in a self-forgetting love, to end one's own life in order to make room for God's life.
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.
Let excellence be your brand... When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Doing the right thing, even when nobody knows you're doing the right thing will always bring the right thing to you.
There's a storm inside of us, a burning river, a drive.
You push yourself further than anyone could think possible. You are never out of the fight.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don't demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference.
Know your value. Confidence breeds success. Act like the person you want to become, and people will start seeing you as that person.
Don't waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions.
.. Do your thing and don't care if they like it.
Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.
Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.
If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline
The wrong kind of praise creates self-defeating behavior.
The right kind motivates students to learn.
If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet;
how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
Football linemen are motivated by a more complicated, self-determining series of factors than the simple fear of humiliation in the public gaze, which is the emotion that galvanizes the backs and receivers.