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Motivational Sayings

These motivational sayings will hopefully inspire and motivate you to have a stronger belief in your dreams and goals and to go for them with an undying commitment. These sayings can help you realize that you have what it takes to live the life you truly desire. All you have to do is go out there and claim it. Life is crazy short so you want to make the best out of it while you still can.

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“So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.”

~ Og Mandino ~

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”

~ William E. Channing ~

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”

~ Bernice Johnson Reagon ~

“Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.”

~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

“We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.”

~ C. Malesherbe s~

“If not us, who? If not now, when?”

~ Kennedy, John F. ~

“Never be satisfied with what you achieve, because it all pales in comparison with what you are capable of doing in the future.”

~ Rabbi Nochem Kaplan ~

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

~ Walt Disney ~

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die tomorrow.”

~ James Dean ~

“If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.”

~ Donald Trump ~

“Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

~ English Proverb ~

“If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen.”

~ Cher ~

“A determined person will do more with a pen and paper, than a lazy person will accomplish with a personal computer.”

~ Catherine Pulsifer ~

“We will either find a way, or make one!”

~ Hannibal ~

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

~ Dale Carnegie ~

“You have a very powerful mind that can make anything happen as long as you keep yourself centered.”

~ Dr. Wayne Dyer ~

“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.”

~ Napoleon Hill ~

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”

~ Robert G. Ingersoll ~

“Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.”

~ Dale Carnegie ~

“You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.”

~ Vernon Howard ~

“Real happiness comes from inside. Nobody can give it to you.”

~ Sharon Stone ~

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

~ John Quincy Adams ~

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”

~ Abraham Lincoln ~

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

~ Thomas Edison ~

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

~ Winston Churchill ~

“When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters—one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.”

~ John F. Kennedy ~

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

“It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.”

~ Louis Kossuth ~

“Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”

~ George W. Carver ~

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

~ Mark Twain ~


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  1. A soldier is not fatigued by fighting, it is the motivation of the fight that either wears him out or pushes him on

  2. If you work with your hands & your hands only you are a labor.
    If you work with your hands & your mind, you are a craftsman.
    When you work with your hands, your mind & your hart is only when you are a professional.

      1. Here’s the actual quote:

        “He who works with his hands is a laborer.
        He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
        He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

        – Saint Francis of Assisi

  3. So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win. – Og Mandino

  4. The difficulty you are struggling with is the reason why someone else somewhere on this earth knows that they can overcome just about anything!

  5. Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending!~ unknown Author

  6. the safety of every vehicle is the break. life without control is disaster in disguise

  7. If you say “I shoulda, woulda, coulda” then why didn't you? Just do it and whatever the outcome is think, “Good or bad, this might change my life”

  8. “A boy comes to me with a spark of interest,i feed the spark than it becomes a flame,i feed the flame than it becomes a fire,i feed the fire than it becomes a roaring blaze”
    -cus D'armato on Mike tyson-

  9. Making mistakes is ok.Show me a man who hasn't made mistakes and I will show you someone who hasn't made anthing. -Mohak Pachisia

    1. “Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.” – Leonard Rubino

  10. When you are doing something and people tell you that it's not practical, tell them that you are putting it into practice so that next time when somebody else do the same, its practical.


  11. ” Never doubt the ability for a small group of people to change the world it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

  12. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare,it is because we do not dare that they are difficult..!!!

  13. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,but by the moments that take our breaths away.”

  14. It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed… bred for its skills in magic.- Napoleon Dynamite

  15. Imagination is more important then knowledge. Knowledge is limited… Imagination encircles the world… – Albert Einstein

      1. The best things in life never comes easy … there has to be some form of pain in-order to gain … In the end all will be well and that’s a great feeling.

  16. “Don't be ashamed of what hand you were Dealt, just figure out a way to play the hand to your advantage.”
    – Unknown author

  17. once you have realised you are not made of glass you should not feel alive unless you are pushing yourself as far as you can go

  18. in everything that you do ; do it with all of your power , your mind , strength and your soul , you will never go wrong .

  19. condition your mind to be courageous and then you are..there shall have more battles to be won and will always find victorious…after all…victory starts from the mind. :)

  20. They said my future has already been written in the stars but if the stars have some problem with what i desire in my life, well then the astronomers are going to have the problem in figuring out what made the stars to change its course…

  21. They said don't fly too high or else you might hit the ground hard when you fall down, i said but if i fly low, i will hit the wall much harder……..

  22. “It is not that hit the iron when it is hot, but I say that hit the iron so hard that it becomes hotter.” One needs to strike the cord cord at right time, but deligently.

  23. God will never give a task that can not be done. As long as you have the will and courage to do it, you will be able to accomplish it.

  24. To see is to regret
    the things in life you discourage
    but to have courage and forget
    will open more opportunities
    to what you will learn and soon come to love

  25. If somebody can climb up the ladder, I can also do it… Nothing is impossible if you believe. The word impossible is only found in a fools vocab

  26. “I wish I was a glow worm, A glow worm's never glum. 'Cos how can you be grumpy When the sun shines out your bum!” ~Author Unknown~

  27. Every cloud deserves a silver lineing, some get it rate away, others have to wate for a friend to sew it in for them..

  28. sometimes, life gets so difficult to face, and eventually i get so upset..
    so i decided to make myself happy all the time, and eventually i get to face an easy life.. =)

    1. Do what you want and say what you think
      Cause those who mind, dont really matter
      And those who matter dont really mind

  29. When we are young we talk about what we will do when we are older and when we are old we talk about what we did when we were younger

  30. The easiest way to learn to fly is to throw yourself at the ground until you miss. -Douglas Adams

    A learning experience is one of those things that says: you know that thing you just did, don't do that. -Douglas Adams

  31. it will start like a dream,then come the thinking,then comes faith, then out of faith comes steadfastness,out of steadfastness comes courage,out of courageousness comes hope,out of hope comes perseverance,out of comes progress and out of progress comes the big bang…SUCCESS..!!

  32. a good athlete will practice until he does it right, a great athlete will practice until he never does it wrong.

    1. Do not despise the days of humble beginnings. You need the faith to carry you through the storms of life and the time you realize it , you are victorious

  33. ''great moments, are born with great oppurtunity. and thats wat u have here tonight, thats what uve earned here tonight.'' wish for wat u dream, isnt the same as working for wat u dream.

  34. If you believe, then it does not matter if nobody else does, follow your dreams and don't ever let anyone put you down – unknown

  35. Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind….

    You can't change what has happened in the past
    But you can ruin the present by worrying over what HAS happened and what MIGHT happen… So just worry about what IS happening….

    Live life day-by-day
    And make every single day count!!!!!

  36. As long as you are breathing you can start all over again, as long as your heart is beating you can start all over again, goodbye sorrow and heloo tommorow :)

  37. Every step you take leads you somewhere. But, it's you who draws the map and its destination.
    -Kristina Ehrett-

  38. life they say is strange cause it makes you do the impossible and takes simples things for granted.

  39. I love this site of inspirational sayings. What a great collection you have.

    It’s great that you’re sharing this with others. You’re truly making a difference in the world. Keep doing what you’re doing!

    To your magnificence!

  40. “People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing – that's why we recommend it daily.” ~ Zig Ziglar

    “If we did all we were capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.”
    ~ Thomas Edison

    “Will you look back on life and say, “I wish I had,” or “I'm glad I did”?”
    ~ Zig Ziglar

    “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
    ~ Jim Ryun

    “Where the heart is willing, it will find a thousand ways. Where it is unwilling, it will find a thousand excuses.”
    ~ Arlen Price

  41. The best of all things is knowledge.Money can be lost or stolen,health and strength may fail,but what you have committed to your mind is yours 4-ever.STACKAMACKAFAMALAMAOLOGY!

  42. The realities of life are known to men but they deny it to satisfy themselves and it later turns around to harm them.

  43. TEAM, I have come to learn that there is an i in team I will do my part and it is then i will be a part of TEAM

  44. sometimes giveing up dosent always mean your weak it just means your strong enough to let go

  45. A Paper floting in air is due to luck,
    But a kite flying in air is due to efforts…
    So dont worry if luck doesnt support…..
    Efforts r always urs

  46. Endurance is a state of mind, Strength is an opinion, Fit is a lifestyle and Quitting is never an option
    – Me

  47. There is no such thing as the right college, the right house, the right car etc..If I select A college, or the B college or Z college, neither one is right or wrong .One is simply different than the other. And that is how you can decide. Nothing is more important than anything else. You made up your mind in a given moment and can carry on with your life.

  48. smile at everyone laugh at everything we are on this earth not for ourselves but to inspire others your laugh or smile could change someones day .

  49. you should always be able to differenciate between friends who can help you and friends who will laugh with you. friends who laugh with you are friends who will only want to share with you what you have and when you have nothing, they will quit, friends who can help you are friends who will share what you have and when you dont have, they will remember that you shared with them and they will also share with you what they have.

  50. If you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they can't stop you, then you become something else entirely… a legend ~ Henri Ducard

  51. If you think you can, you will if you think you can't well you would'nt.
    Believe in yourself and never ever give up~!!

  52. Love completely, give second chances and don't be afraid to make mistakes, We all do, Just learn from them as not to repeat them and move on.

    By Anita

  53. There are so many things to enjoy in this life, and so very little time to enjoy it; stop sulking , you're losing time; for we pass through this world but only once.

  54. “when you are in light, Everything will follow you… But when you enter to dark, Even your own shadow will not follow you.”

  55. life is a challenge that you must overcome.. :)

    i really do enjoy reading a motivational quotes because it can really inspired me to become a better person everyday.. thanks ..

  56. Life with no problems is a dead life. Bottlenecks are like humps on the road and life is the journey so you must meet them and it’s a must you will pass and move on.

  57. if you are happy it do not mean others are unhappy, if you are sad it do not mean that others are sad.

  58. “Shall you fail let it be known that this is not a reason to give up but an oppportunity to grow better”

  59. “Whenever you are judged, knocked down, told you can’t… Know that this is because those people have there own disbelief. “You can do anything in the power of our lord, those others need advice themselves to help them reach their dreams.

  60. “Success comes with faith, faith comes from the man above”. “Let success not be the end of your faith but the foundation of it”!

  61. some times we are like tole tea. if we don’t get into some hot water, the real color in us will not come out.

  62. “There is a vitality, a life-force, and energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable, not how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open…” Martha Graham to Agnes de Mille

  63. Inspiration: We as humans are inspired by countless things. What may inspire one may not inspire the next. These inspirations help us to be successful most important unique. To test this uniqueness i have asked numerous poeple all types of questions as i learn man (People) in a abundance of emotional forms- Angry,Sad,Hungry,Happy,Leader,Follower,ect… What that being said i come to a real understanting that you are what you seek. I dont belief in Good luck Bad luck, I belief in trail and tribulation. So i ask myself what is it that inspires people?? You must take that one little thing that inspires you and dream bigger.. The mind set i had as a kid was negative activity cause i was a victim of my community. Luck i was inspired by my parents. So lets see i have a job, my own place, my own car ” Do you see where i am going with this??” To be an independent productive adult when the sky is the limit is what inspired me to creat that circle.

    So today i will fear no evil and let the good over-ride and inspire me to be that productive adult my parents molded me to be.

  64. If a bird refused to jump out of the nest because his brothers said not to, he would die. If he died trying, he didn’t die from failing, he died from hitting the ground before he flapped his wings.

  65. “If you would not be forgotten,
    as soon as you are dead and rotten.
    Either write things worth reading
    or do things worth the writing.”
    – Benjamin Franklin

  66. It is far better to do the right thing and have it hard just now than to do the wrong thing and have it easy only now.

  67. - If you don’t fight the current your going downstream.
    – YOU make your life, and your life makes you. Its a win win solution.
    – When people call you a freak and other names it means that their jealous that you have the courage to show your true colors.
    – If your gonna play with fire you should expect to get burned.
    – If the embers get cold it means that you haven’t stirred them in awhile
    – You cant live in your dreams you have to go out there and make them reality.
    – The biggest questions, the ones we cant answer come from the smallest minds because they hold more then one idea in their heads at once.

    “for every thing that happens is felt not thought we have have the power to pridict our fate come on lets respect our feelings and we will determine our fate”

  69. don’t worry about the comments and compliments passed by others- if you are confident, because no one is better than you

  70. Impossible can be I’m possible

    One may forgot what you do or what you may say,but
    but never forget how you make them feel

  71. When whole world is against you. Don’t worry just turn your back and you can be the leader of the entire world.. :)

  72. What you choose to do in life is not as important as the attitude you have towards what you choose to do

  73. Hai,

    I have gone through the ppt its really very help full for sales motivational kindly send this ppt if haveing more

  74. That I said YES and actually meant YES: that I said NO and meant exactly that; this is what makes for authentic living. This is its simplest version – being. true.

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