100+ Motivational Quotes To Inspire Your Life

John C. Maxwell Motivational Quotes

1. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”

John C. Maxwell
Dale Carnegie Motivational Quotes

2. “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
Anatole France Motivational Quotes

3. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.”

Anatole France
Aristotle Motivational Quotes

4. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

Barbara Baron Motivational Quotes

5. “Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.”

Barbara Baron
David Brinkley Motivational Quotes

6. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

David Brinkley
Eleanor Roosevelt Motivational Quotes

7. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
Farrah Gray Motivational Quotes

8. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”

Farrah Gray
Babe Ruth Motivational Quotes

9. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

Babe Ruth
George Lucas Motivational Quotes

10. “Your focus determines your reality.”

George Lucas

11. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.”

Leonardo da Vinci

12. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.”

Michael Jordan

13. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”

Margaret Thatcher

14. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

Michael John Bobak

15. “There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.”

Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps Motivational Quotes

16. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

Napoleon Hill

17. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

Oscar Wilde

18. “If you have time to whine, then you have time to find a solution.”

Dee Dee Artner

19. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

Paulo Coelho

20. “Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.”

Stuart Scott
Stuart Scott Motivational Quotes

21. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

Thomas Edison

22. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

Thomas Jefferson

23. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”

Helen Keller

24. “An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.”

Thomas Fuller

25. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”

Vince Lombardi
Vince Lombardi Motivational Quotes

26. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

Thomas Jefferson

27. “You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.”

Walt Disney

28. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”

Tommy Lasorda

29. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”

Wayne Dyer

30. “All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.”

Orison Swett Marden
Orison Swett Marden Motivational Quotes

31. “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

32. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”

James Dean

33. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

Maria Robinson

34. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”

Lance Armstrong

35. “Study while others are sleeping, work while others are loafing, prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.”

William Arthur Ward
William Arthur Ward Motivational Quotes

36. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.”

Anne Sweeney

37. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.”

Yvon Chouinard

38. “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.”

Les Brown

39. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”

Muhammad Ali

40. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Colin Powell
Colin Powell Motivational Quotes

41. “The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.”

Robert Greene

42. ”Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. ”

Dwayne Johnson

43. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”

Ann Landers

44. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”


45. “Courage is like a muscle, we strengthen it by use. “

Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon Motivational Quotes

46. “Stop waiting. The time will never be perfect. Things will always pop up. The best time to start is always now.”


47. “Self – trust is the first secret to success.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

48. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”


49. “You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”

Zig Ziglar

50. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

Stephen King
Stephen King Motivational Quotes

51. “Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.”

Kevin Ngo

52. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Dale Carnegie

54. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

George Herbert

55. “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”

Jamie Paolinetti
Jamie Paolinetti Motivational Quotes

56. “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.”

Les Brown

57. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.”

John C. Maxwell

58. “The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.”

Matty Mullens

59. “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

Mike Gafka

60. “Find a victory in every defeat to remain hopeful, and find a defeat in every victory to remain humble.”

Orrin Woodward
Orrin Woodward Motivational Quotes

61. “The work you do when you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.”

Jessica Hische

62. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

Simone de Beauvoir

63. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

Abraham Lincoln

64. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

Albert Einstein

65. “A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

Albert Einstein Motivational Quotes

66. “Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.”

Paul J. Meyer

67. “If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.”

Stephen Covey

68. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.”

David Allen

69. “How wonderful is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.“

Anne Frank

70. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”

Mark Twain
Mark Twain Motivational Quotes

71. “Action cures fear. Indecision, postponement, on the other hand, fertilize fear. Choose.”

David J. Schwartz

72. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”

Tim Ferriss

73. “Always deliver more than expected.”

Larry Page

74. “Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

Joshua J. Marine

75. “Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it.”

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer Motivational Quotes

76. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Steve Jobs

77. “Perfection is boring. Getting better is where all the fun is.”

Dragos Roua

78. “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.”


79. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

Aristotle Onassis

80. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

Arthur Ashe
Arthur Ashe Motivational Quotes

81. “The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot.”

Benny Lewis

82. “Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

Charles Dickens

83. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”

C.S. Lewis

84. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

Dalai Lama

85. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

Earl Nightingale
Earl Nightingale Motivational Quotes

86. “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

Lolly Daskal

87. “Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.”

Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey

88. “ACT. Actions kills procrastination and creates momentum to keep yourself motivated to keep moving ahead.”

Dani Johnson

89. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

Dr. Seuss

90. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.”

John Muir
John Muir Motivational Quotes

91. “Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.”

Mario Quintana

92. “It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness; that is life.”

Jean-Luc Picard

93. “Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.”


94. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.

Dolly Parton

95. “You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly.“

Bear Grylls
Bear Grylls Motivational Quotes

96. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

John Quincy Adams

97. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

Albert Schweitzer

98. “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”

Hal Borland

99. “You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”

Victoria Holt
Zig Ziglar Motivational Quotes

100. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

Zig Ziglar
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