Positive Motivational Quotes

positive motivational quotes

Motivational quotes can be a great source of inspiration and motivation when we are feeling stuck or overwhelmed. They can provide us with a boost of positivity and help us to refocus on our goals. Positive motivational quotes can be a powerful tool to help us move forward when we are feeling discouraged or unmotivated.

Positive motivational quotes can help us to stay focused and positive. They can help us to stay on track and make progress towards our goals. They can also provide us with a sense of hope and purpose when we are struggling or feeling overwhelmed.

When we are feeling down, positive motivational quotes can help to lift our spirits and remind us of our goals. They can provide us with a sense of purpose and can help us to stay motivated. They can also help us to recognize our strengths and weaknesses, and provide us with guidance on how to stay focused and motivated.

Positive motivational quotes can also help us to stay positive during difficult times. They can provide us with encouragement and motivation when we are struggling. They can help us to stay focused and remind us of why we are working towards our goals.

Positive motivational quotes can be found everywhere. From books, movies, and online sources, there are plenty of motivating quotes to choose from. It is important to find a quote that resonates with you and speaks to your current situation.

It is also important to remember that these quotes are only one part of the equation. It is important to take action and to be consistent in order to achieve our goals. We need to stay focused and motivated, and positive motivational quotes can be a great way to help us do that.

“A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.”

Confucius Kongzi

“A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.”

Sonia Sotomayor

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.”


“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”

Helen Keller

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

Anaïs Nin

“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Be a positive energy trampoline – absorb what you need and rebound more back.”

Dave Carolan

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

Wayne Dyer

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

Henry Ford

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.“

Alexander Graham Bell

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.” — Mary Anne Radmacher

Mary Anne Radmacher

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.”

Ruth Gordo

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

Maya Angelou

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

Dale Carnegie

“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Do not wait for the perfect time and place to enter, for you are already onstage.”


“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”

Will Rogers

“Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”

Drew Houston

“Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.”

David Ogilvy

“Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.”

Les Brown

“Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.”

Anne Lamott

“Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.”

Angela Bassett

“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

Jennifer Lopez

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Nelson Mandela

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”

Jim Rohn

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”

Babe Ruth

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear.”

George Addair

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”

Vernon Sanders Law

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

Henry Ford

“Fear of what other people will think is the single most paralyzing dynamic in business and in life. The best moment of my life was the day I realized that I no longer give a damn what anybody thinks. That’s enormously liberating and freeing, and it’s the only way to live your life and do your business.”

Cindy Gallop

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.”

Octavia Butler

“For the great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together.”

Vincent van Gogh

“Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.”

Walt Disney

“Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.”

Tony Robbins

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”


“He that can have patience can have what he will.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Hustle beats talent when talent doesn’t hustle.”

Ross Simmonds

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.”

Lily Tomlin

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

Stephen R. Covey

“I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been given a no. Only to find that a better, brighter, bigger yes was right around the corner.”

Arlan Hamilton

“I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.”

Louise Hay

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”

Arianna Huffington

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

Mark Twain

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas A. Edison

“I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.”

Barbara Elaine Smith

“I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.”

Jean-Francois Cope

“I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.”

Mia Hamm

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”

Estée Lauder

“I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.”

Edna Mode

“I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.”

Don Cheadle

“I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.”


“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.”

Lucille Ball

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Thomas Jefferson

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

“If it makes you nervous, you’re doing it right.”

Childish Gambino

“If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.”

Elon Musk

“If the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person.”

Clayton M. Christensen

“If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.”

Thomas Aquinas

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

Frederick Douglass

“If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.”

Maria Edgeworth

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”

Steve Jobs

“If you believe something needs to exist, if it’s something you want to use yourself, don’t let anyone ever stop you from doing it.”

Tobias Lütke

“If you can’t yet do great things, do small things in a great way.”

Napoleon Hill

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

Wayne Dyer

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

Dolly Parton

“If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

Erica Jong

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

Jim Rohn

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”

Coco Chanel

“Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilisation work.”

Vince Lombardi

“Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.”

Pablo Picasso

“It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

Herman Melville

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

George Eliot

“It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest.”

Walter Anderson

“It’s not the will to win that matters — everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”

Paul Bryant

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

Bill Gates

“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”

Dalai Lama

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.”

Steve Jobs

“Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.”

Nicole Kidman

“Life is like a sewer… What you get out of it depends on what you put into it.”

Tom Lehrer

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

Albert Einstein

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”

Stephen Covey

“Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.”

Gary Vaynerchuk

“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”

Laird Hamilton

“More is lost by indecision than wrong decision.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Nature has given us all the pieces required to achieve exceptional wellness and health, but has left it to us to put these pieces together.”

Diane McLaren

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”

Earl Nightingale

“Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.”


“No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.”

Billie Jean King

“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.”

Pema Chodron

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. The slogan ‘Press On’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” — Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’”

Audrey Hepburn

“One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers.”

Edmond Mbiaka

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.”

Chris Grosser

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

Thomas Edison

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

Helen Keller

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


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

Zig Ziglar

“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

Vince Lombardi

“Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”

Patrick Lencioni

“Resilience is when you address uncertainty with flexibility.”


“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

A.A. Milne

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”

Bo Jackson

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

Tony Robbins

“Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.”

Jason Fried

“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.”


“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

Michael Jordan

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Warren Buffet

“Sometimes magic is just someone spending more time on something than anyone else might reasonably expect.”

Raymond Joseph Teller

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”

Carl Sagan

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

Arthur Ashe

“Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.”

Mark Twain

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.”

W. P. Kinsella

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston S. Churchill

“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.”

John Wooden

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.”

Augustine Og Mandino

“Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.”

Mia Hamm

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”

Michael Jordan

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

Andrew Carnegie

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”

Michael Altshuler

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself — the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us — that’s where it’s at.”

Jesse Owens

“The best way out is always through.”

Robert Frost

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.”

Joe Girard

“The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.”


“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.”

William James

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

“The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.”

Jessica Ennis

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”

Arthur C. Clarke

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” — Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

Ayn Rand

“The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.”

Steve Furtick

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”

Colin R. Davis

“The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why.”

Mark Twain

“There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.”

Mister Rogers

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”

Martha Graham

“There is nothing impossible to they who will try.”

Alexander the Great

“To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.”

Dorothy West

“True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.”

Mortimer J. Adler

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”

C.S. Lewis

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


“We can see through others only when we can see through ourselves.”

Bruce Lee

“We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them.”

Albert Einstein

“We don’t just sit around and wait for other people. We just make, and we do.”

Arlan Hamilton

“We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.”

Arthur Ashe

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”

Ariana Huffington

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

Jane Goodall

“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

Abraham Lincoln

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

Henry Ford

“When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.”

Melissa McCarthy

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

Paulo Coelho

“When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…”

Marcus Aurelius

“When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”

Norman Vincent Peale

“When you give joy to other people, you get more joy in return. You should give a good thought to happiness that you can give out.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.”

Carol Burnett

“Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.”


“Worry is a misuse of imagination.


“You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches.

Dita Von Teese

“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”

Zig Ziglar

“You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.”

Leymah Gbowee

“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”

Tina Fey

“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”

Wayne Dyer

“You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind. To begin, begin.

Gordon B. Hinckley

“You carry the passport to your own happiness.”

Diane von Furstenberg

“You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.”


“You’ll find that education is just about the only thing lying around loose in this world, and it’s about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he’s willing to haul away.”

John Graham

“You’ll never get bored when you try something new. There’s really no limit to what you can do.”

Dr. Seuss

“Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.”

Germany Kent

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”

Steve Jobs

Motivational quotes can be a great source of encouragement and inspiration. They can help us to focus on the positive aspects of life and to be more mindful of our thoughts and behaviors. When we are feeling down, these words can help us to realize that anything is possible if we put our minds to it. Quotes can also be a reminder to stay true to ourselves and never give up. Positive motivational quotes can be found everywhere from books, movies, and even on social media. They can be a great way to get motivated and to stay positive throughout the day. No matter what we are going through, these quotes can help us to stay focused and to keep going, even when times are tough.