Motivational Quotes in English

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. --David Brinkley


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt


The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it. --Henry Ford


If you're going through hell keep going. --Winston Churchill


The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. --Anonymous


Don't raise your voice, improve your argument. --Anonymous


What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. --Oscar Wilde


The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. --Anonymous


The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. --Bruce Einstein


When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you. --Lolly Alaska


I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. --Oprah Winfrey


No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist. --Anonymous


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. --Albert Einstein


Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. --Anonymous


Do one thing every day that scares you. --Anonymous


What's the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable.--Anonymous


Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. --Lolly Alaska


Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. --Anonymous


Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it. --Anonymous


Your problem isn't the problem. Your reaction is the problem. --Anonymous


You can do anything, but not everything. --Anonymous


Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. --Steve Jobs


There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. --Ray Go forth


Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life. --A.P.J. Abdul Kampala


I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. --Thomas Jefferson


The starting point of all achievement is desire. --Napoleon Hill


Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out. --Robert Collier


If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. --Thomas J. Watson


All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. --Michael John Bourbaki


You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing. --Philippics


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear. --Mark Twain


Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. --Pablo Picasso


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


We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret. --Earl Nightingale


The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. --Vidal Sassoon


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. --Les Brown


I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing. --Martha Stewart


It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. --Anonymous


The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. --Colin R. Davis


The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.--Ralph Nader


Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. --Maya Angelou


As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. --Bill Gates


A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them. --Henry Travis


The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. --Mark Cain


People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy. --Tony Robbins


When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. --Audrey Lord


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. --Mark Twain


The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. --Bruce Lee


There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.--Roger Staubach


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


If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. --Jim Ron


If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it--teach yourself to be impatient.--Baksheesh Chagall


Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. --Robert Sukiyaki


If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you! --T. Hare Eke


You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something--your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. --Steve Jobs


Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.--Robert Frost


The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. --Napoleon Hill


The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.--Denis Whitley


In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. --Jane Smiley


Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. --George Bernard Shaw


I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. --Diane Mackerel


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


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. --Jim Ryan


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


There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. --Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. --Francis Chan


You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction. --George Mortimer


A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at. -- Bruce Lee


Success is ... knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others. --John C. Maxwell


Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. --Wayne Dyer


To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. --Anatole France


Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all. --Dale Carnegie


You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals. --Booker T. Washington


Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. --Theodore N. Val


It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. --Herman Melville


What would you do if you weren't afraid. --Spencer Johnson


Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it. --Washington Irving


Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.--Truman Capote


Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. --John R. Wooden


You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.--Margaret Thatcher


A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done. --Vince Lombardi


Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.– Dennis P. Kim bro


There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.– Josiah Gilbert Holland


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.– William James


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.– Erma Bomber


Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.– Will Rogers


When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’– Sydney Harris


Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.– Benjamin Disraeli


Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.– Mahatma Gandhi


Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.– Ray Kroc


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.– Lao Tu


You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.– English Proverb


Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.– Winston Churchill


The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.– Oliver Wendell Holmes


Live each day as if your life had just begun.– Johann Wolfgang Eon Goethe


Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.– Arthur Schopenhauer


The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi


Jim Ron inspirational quote “Either you run the day, or the day runs you Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Ron


If not us, who? If not now, when?– John F. Kennedy


Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.– Jack Can field


Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.– Carl Bard


Some men see things as they are and say why – I dream things that never were and say why not.-George Bernard Shaw


We become what we think about.-Earl Nightingale


I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.– Albert Einstein


I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.– Dudley Field Malone


Eighty percent of success is showing up.– Woody Allen


Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.– Martin Luther King Jr.


I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.– Stephen Covey


An obstacle is often a stepping stone.– Prescott


Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.– Babe Ruth


Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.– Joshua J. Marine


It is not enough to aim, you must hit.– Italian Proverb


Rule #1 of life. Do what makes YOU happy.– Unknown


Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.– Larry Winger


Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.– John Wooden


Every noble work is at first impossible.– Thomas Carlyle


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.– Lao Thu


Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison


Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.– Sir Claus Morse


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.– Ralph Waldo Emerson


Speak less than you know; have more than you show.– William Shakespeare


The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.– Arthur C. Clarke


Tough times don’t last. Tough people do. – Robert H. Schiller


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


Courage is one step ahead of fear. – Coleman Young


Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. — George Add air


Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kanji Muawiya


A problem is a chance for you to do your best. – Duke Ellington


It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. – Jillian Michael


Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt


You are so much more than what you are going through. – John Tu


Passion first and everything will fall into place. – Holly Holt


Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations. – Gig Glazier


Goals may give focus, but dreams give power. – John Maxwell


Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better. ― Jim Ron


Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve


You cannot fail at being yourself. – Wayne Dyer


The first and greatest victory is to conquer self. – Plato


With confidence you have won before you have started. – Marcus Garvey


Success is what comes after you stop making excuses. – Luis Garza


The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it. – J.M. Barrie


Be so good they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin


When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it. – Jim Horn


The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. – Swati Sharma


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Ron


Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius


Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe


I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it. – Art Williams


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. — Aristotle Onassis


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


He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali


All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney


The path to success is to take massive, determined action. – Tony Robbins


Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James


Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. – Charles R. Swindon


Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E.E. Cummings


Don’t let your fear decide your future. – Shane Flanagan


The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Franklin D. Roosevelt


Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. – Anne Wilson Schema


Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Ana's Ni


If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. -Anonymous


Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. --John Wooden


To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. --Anonymous


If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. --Jim Roan


Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it's safe or certain. --Anonymous


Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life--think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. --Swami Vivekananda


All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. --Walt Disney


Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.--Anonymous


If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got.--Anonymous


Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. --Winston Churchill


Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. --Proverb


Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them. --Havarti Shah


Opportunities don't happen, you create them. --Chris Grosser


Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value. --Albert Einstein


Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. --Eleanor Roosevelt


I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. --Thomas A. Edison


If you don't value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents--start charging for it. --Kim Gars


“The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney



“The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty.” – Winston Churchill



“Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers



“You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.” – Unknown



“It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.” – Inspirational Quote By Vince Lombardi



“If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs



“People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.” – Rob Siltanen



“Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.” – Og Mandino



“Entrepreneurs Are Great At Dealing With Uncertainty And Also Very Good At Minimizing Risk. That’s The Classic Entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai



“We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.” – Maya Angelou



“Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe



“Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like?” – Brian Tracy



“We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.” – Dr. Henry Link



“Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.” – Quote By Henry Ford



“Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing.” – Life Quote By Helen Keller



“The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.” – Hasidic Proverb



“The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.” – Motivational Quote By Franklin D. Roosevelt



“Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun.” – Albert Einstein



“What You Lack In Talent Can Be Made Up With Desire, Hustle And Giving 110% All The Time.” – Don Zimmer



“Do What You Can With All You Have, Wherever You Are.” – Theodore Roosevelt



“Develop An ‘Attitude Of Gratitude’. Say Thank You To Everyone You Meet For Everything They Do For You.” – Encouraging Quote By Brian Tracy



“You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream.” – C.S. Lewis



“To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.” – Confucius



“Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.” – Brian Tracy



“Fake It Until You Make It! Act As If You Had All The Confidence You Require Until It Becomes Your Reality.” – Brian Tracy



“The Future Belongs To The Competent. Get Good, Get Better, Be The Best!” – Success Quote By Brian Tracy



“For Every Reason It’s Not Possible, There Are Hundreds Of People Who Have Faced The Same Circumstances And Succeeded.” – Jack Canfield



“Things Work Out Best For Those Who Make The Best Of How Things Work Out.” – Positive Quote By John Wooden



“A Room Without Books Is Like A Body Without A Soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero



“I Think Goals Should Never Be Easy, They Should Force You To Work, Even If They Are Uncomfortable At The Time.” – Michael Phelps



“One Of The Lessons That I Grew Up With Was To Always Stay True To Yourself And Never Let What Somebody Else Says Distract You From Your Goals.” – Michelle Obama



“Today’s Accomplishments Were Yesterday’s Impossibilities.” – Robert H. Schuller



“The Only Way To Do Great Work Is To Love What You Do. If You Haven’t Found It Yet, Keep Looking. Don’t Settle.” – Steve Jobs



“You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start, But You Have To Start To Be Great.” – Zig Ziglar



“A Clear Vision, Backed By Definite Plans, Gives You A Tremendous Feeling Of Confidence And Personal Power.” – Brian Tracy



“Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman



“It is Always the Simple That Produces the Marvelous.” — Amelia Barr



“The World is Full of Magical Things Patiently Waiting for Our Wits to Grow Sharper.” — Bertrand Russell



“Let Us Make Our Future Now, and Let Us Make Our Dreams Tomorrow’s Reality.” — Malala Yousafzai



“All You Need is the Plan, the Road Map, and the Courage to Press on to Your Destination.” — Earl Nightingale



“The Glow of One Warm Thought is to Me Worth More Than Money.” — Thomas Jefferson



“Once We Believe in Ourselves, We Can Risk Curiosity, Wonder, Spontaneous Delight, or Any Experience That Reveals the Human Spirit.” — E. E. Cummings



“The Power of Imagination Makes Us Infinite.” — John Muir



“Try to Be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud.” — Maya Angelou



“I Believe That if One Always Looked at the Skies, One Would End Up With Wings.” — Gustave Flaubert



“I Dwell in Possibility.” — Emily Dickinson



“Light Tomorrow With Today.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning



“I Arise Full of Eagerness and Energy, Knowing Well What Achievement Lies Ahead of Me.” — Zane Grey



“When the Sun is Shining I Can Do Anything; No Mountain is Too High, No Trouble Too Difficult to Overcome.” — Wilma Rudolph



“Let Your Life Lightly Dance on the Edges of Time Like Dew on the Tip of a Leaf.” — Rabindranath Tagore