Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes


How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.

– Trina Paulus


It’s comfortable crawling on the ground, to succeed, you must desire to be in the heavens.


Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

– John F. Kennedy



If you want something to happen, then you have to make it happen!


I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit.  Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

– Muhammad Ali


Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”

– Jim Rohn


Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give me a man without a goal, and I will give you a stock clerk.

– J.C. Penny


A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.

– Elbert Hubbard


The best way to predict the future is to create it.

– Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee


Intolerance of your present creates your future.

– Mike Murdock


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

– Albert Einstein


You cannot retain a true and clear vision of wealth if you are constantly turning your attention to opposing pictures, whether they be external or imaginary.

– Wallace D. Wattles


As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.

– George Bernard Shaw


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

– Aristotle Onassis


Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

– Henry Ford


Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.

– George Bernard Shaw


First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

– Epictetus


Success…seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

– Conrad Hilton


We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.

– Lauryn Hill


In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

– Robert Frost

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.

– Buddha



To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.

– Robert Louis Stevenson


Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.

– William B. Sprague


A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.

– Joyce A. Myers


There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.

– Wayne Dyer

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

– Henry David Thoreau


The dreamers are the saviors of the world.

– James Allen


To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

– Carl Sandburg


Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

– Albert Einstein


The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.

– Buddha


If you fail, it won’t be because you didn’t know what to do; it will be because you didn’t do what you knew to do.


There is no man living that cannot do more than he thinks he can.

– Henry Ford


That’s precisely the question everyone should be asking—why the hell not?  – Why not you, why not now…

– Timothy Ferriss


Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery


If you stop struggling, then you stop life.

– Huey Newton


Lives, like money, are spent. What are you buying with yours?

– Roy H. Williams


You can do more than you’re doing right now, you can achieve more than you’re achieving right now.


You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.

– Robert Anthony


Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

– Albert Einstein


Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.

– Theodore T. Hunger

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.

– Buddha


It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

– Albert Einstein


Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. Imagination is more important than knowledge.

– Albert Einstein


Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.  For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.

– Charles De Gaulle



At the end of the day, your success depends on you.


To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

– Emily Dickinson



You know you’re living when life consumes you, when you give up the petty and the insignificant.


You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.

– Albert Einstein


Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

– Buddha


Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.

– Jim Rohn


All men think all men mortal but themselves.

– Edward Young


Change your thoughts and you change your world.

– Norman Vincent Peale


Every man dies – Not every man really lives.

– William Ross Wallace


Life is the game that must be played.

– Edwin Arlington Robinson