Top 150 Motivational Quotes

Here we have the best Motivational Quotes from famous authors such as Epictetus, Young Jeezy, Bruce Buffer, Mark Meadows, Taika Waititi. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

I’m a motivational speaker.

I was a motivational speaker and I’ve been in front of crowds a lot and I’m very comfortable with that.

Stoking fears of a potential shutdown is a strong motivational tool to get members on board with legislation that they don’t want to support. Both parties are guilty of this.

Music – it’s motivational and just makes you relax.

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.

The more things you do, the more you can do.

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.

Eileen Caddy
You cannot compare Pep to any Brazilian coach. If you put all Brazilian coaches together, you would get Pep. One has motivational skills, another is tactically strong. But Pep has it all.

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

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

John Dewey
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.

Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

Sam Levenson
I want to build a legacy at the WWE, but I definitely want to continue to grow the Bella Empire. I want it to go beyond the ring. I would love to be a motivational speaker.

When one must, one can.

Charlotte Whitton
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.

I’m on the playstation, or else I go out and play football. I enjoy movies and sitcoms. I love reading motivational books too.

I started doing motivational tours. I’ve seen all kinds of people, from the CEOs to the lowest executive, opening up to their fears. We don’t introspect as much as we should.

I’m going to write a book, continue acting, continue motivational speaking and just share with people who I am and what I’ve learned in my second chance of life and pass it on to people in their first chance of life.

J R Martinez
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

The most effective way to do it, is to do it.

Amelia Earhart
Church is definitely still present in my life. Every Sunday I’m tuned in and then throughout the week I read scriptures, I read motivational messages.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.

Walter Elliot
From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.

It’s definitely a motivational factor, becoming a three-organization world champion.

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
There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!

Edgar Cayce
The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.

Sylvia Browne
One of the hidden benefits of me being a student manager at Kentucky was me having the responsibility of driving Rick Pitino to his motivational speaking engagements.

My mum was massively important to everything I’ve done, and now her memory is a motivational tool for me.

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.

Only the educated are free.

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

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

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.

There is always room at the top.

I’m thrilled to continue my partnership with U by Kotex for Generation Know while helping to empower girls. I’ve always been a motivational resource for my younger sisters and hope I can positively impact and inspire other young girls too.

Ever since I was a kid, I knew I could play in the NFL because I had a knack for the game. But I can’t play this game forever. When I’m finished, maybe I’ll become a motivational speaker, maybe a preacher. But children need to know that life may be hard, but you can always overcome.

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

Our subliminal mental processes operate outside awareness because they arise in these portions of our mind that are inaccessible to our conscious self; their inaccessibility is due to the architecture of the brain rather than because they have been subject to Freudian motivational forces like repression.

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.

Madam Walker was a master marketer. But her brilliance was in taking it to another level by training women, by traveling, by making very motivational speeches and by providing independent income for women who otherwise would have to be maids and sharecroppers.

Your talent is God‘s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.

I realized I love motivating and I love empowering and I love inspiring people. I did that as an athlete for 18 years, and I am able to do that as a motivational speaker now as well as doing work on television.

Dominique Dawes
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

I come to win.

Leo Durocher
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.

Typically, if you reward something, you get more of it. You punish something, you get less of it. And our businesses have been built for the last 150 years very much on that kind of motivational scheme.

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand.

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.

Jimmy Dean
Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.

H L Hunt
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

I told myself that I wanted to be a motivational speaker, I wanted to write a book, graduate college, have my own family, and have my own career.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

People always need to hear good motivational speeches.

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.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

To begin, begin.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

The Village Voice gave me an outlet. They encouraged writers to publish idiosyncratic, intellectually ambitious journalism in voices that ranged from demonic to highfalutin. And they paid me well once the magazine was unionized. Getting paid is motivational.

I want to be motivational and inspirational for everybody: my big aim is more women on bicycles.

Marianne Vos
Fear of failure, it’s the greatest motivational tool. It drives me and drives me and drives me.

Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.

The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.

Philip Emeagwali
Marvin’s Motivational Moments actually started as something that was actually therapeutic for me. I would sit up late at night after my wife passed trying to adjust to being alone.

One may miss the mark by aiming too high as too low.

You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

A goal is a dream with a deadline.

There is no stronger case for the motivational power of real science than the discoveries that come from the Hubble Space Telescope as it unravels the mysteries of the universe.

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

I find that as an athlete, we don’t get to speak our mind often or share our hearts. So I chose motivational speaking to help make a difference.

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.

I listen to a lot of TED talks and motivational speakers.

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

Leap, and the net will appear.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But… the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?’

Throughout my career, the pounding in my heart, the fright, has been ever-present, but I never turned back. Fear can be a highly motivational part of the journey.

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

Pope John XXIII
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

I think people who are creative are the luckiest people on earth. I know that there are no shortcuts, but you must keep your faith in something Greater than You, and keep doing what you love. Do what you love, and you will find the way to get it out to the world.

The occasional motivational speech gig tends to pay better than the books and television.

People always accuse me of being motivational in a way, like it was a bad thing, but that’s just how I was raised. My mom raised me in a positive environment, with lots of love in my heart, and that reflects in my music.

If you’re going through hell, keep going.

We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat.

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

If you think you can do it, you can.

I like motivational books, because I like the go-getting American spirit – your destiny is in your own hands, life is what you make it, don’t accept your limitations, jump before you’re pushed, leap before you look.

The Duke family, those are my brothers, and it’s something I’ll always take with me. Coach K, he gives me a lot of motivational things and checks in on me and my family. He knows where my heart is.

The Gunnar Challenge offers new workouts every day, a meal plan and dailyverbal vitamins,’ which are a motivational video or workout tip. The thing that really makes the program work is the forum, where Challengers can communicate with each other and with me.

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

Never give in and never give up.

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.

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

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

I’m able to do motivational speaking all over the world and do so many positive things with my life because of my journey and the battles I’ve fought. Without cancer, I would have never had some of these opportunities, and I wouldn’t be the man I am today.

I taught myself how to be a speaker on Google. I just Googled ‘how to be a motivational speaker.’

I love people who Instagram story themselves running and they’ll tag me or they’ll send me a message and they’ll be like, ‘Wow this is so motivational and so inspirational.’

I am not afraid… I was born to do this.

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Zidane transmits a very clear idea to the players. He doesn’t need to give a 20 minute motivational talk, he doesn’t need it. With his presence alone, he achieves what he wants – his personality is synonymous with success.

People say ‘dream big,’ that’s kind of one of those motivational sayings, but I would dream hard, meaning I just wanted it so badly, I could feel it.

Give Obama a script he has made his own, and he is the motivational speaker to end all speakers. Tony Robbins cloned with Honest Abe.

In motivating people, you’ve got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example – and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

Go big or go home. Because it’s true. What do you have to lose?

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.

Giving back, doing motivational speeches and stuff like that, that’s always made me feel good. If you repeatedly go out there, and you are the change that you want to see, then that’s what you are.

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.

Carl von Clausewitz
I used to watch a lot of motivational films and videos to remain positive.

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.

St Jerome
Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.