20 Quotes To Help Motivate & Inspire You

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Every so often, we can find ourselves in need of a bit of extra motivation. Maybe a big deal fell through, or a few clients have been less than happy with our work, or bills are piling up with no end in sight. In all of these cases, the first thing to do is to stop, take a deep breath, and find a bit of extra motivation to help keep you going.

If you find yourself in that position today, or if you just need some positive thoughts to brighten your day, take a look at these great motivational quotes:

  • “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” –Og Mandino
  • “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” –Norman Vincent Peale
  • “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” –Confucius
  • “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” –Amelia Earhart
  • “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” –Joshua J. Marine
  • “I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.” –Author Unknown
  • “I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.” –Ken Venturi
  • “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” –Babe Ruth
  • “Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.” –Author Unknown
  • “Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” –Denis Waitley
  • “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” –Ayn Rand
  • “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” –Proverb
  • “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe
  • “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
  • “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” –Mark Caine
  • “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 Winget
  • “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” –Pablo Picasso
  • “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 Rohn
  • “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” –Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • “Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John R. Wooden

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