By Maxime Lagacé
Maxime is the founder and chief editor of WisdomQuotes. He has been collecting quotes since 2004. His goal? To help you develop a calm, powerful, and peaceful mind. Learn more about him on his about page.
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I’ve been playing competitive sports for the last 35 years.
I’ve spent 100+ hours studying the best motivational quotes, books, blogs, and YouTube videos.
100+ Powerful Motivational Quotes For Success.
I hope you’ll find the motivation to 10x your success, work, and life.
You’ll discover quotes from Bruce Lee, Einstein, Steve Jobs, and many more.
Obstacles are the cost of greatness. Robin Sharma
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conformity gets you nowhere. Neil Strauss
Action is the real measure of intelligence. Napoleon Hill
How bad do you want it? Gary Vaynerchuk
Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
Be so good they can’t ignore you. Steve Martin
The worst thing a man can be addicted to is comfort. Unknown
All the power is within you. You can do anything. Swami Vivekananda
Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winners circle. Pat Riley
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie
You’re probably on the right track if you feel like a sidewalk worm during a rainstorm. Larry Page (Google)
Learn to be comfortable in the uncomfortable. Learn to be peaceful, not bored. Learn to be inspired, not scared. Maxime Lagacé
What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it. Jay Shetty
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot. Make it hot by striking. William Butler Yeats
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. Conan O’Brien
What’s the tiniest step you can take? Do that first. Maxime Lagacé
I can’t believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. Lou Holtz
I want the world to be better because I was here. Will Smith
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller
There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge. Banksy
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. Stephen Covey
Deep down you know what you want. Deep down you have what it takes. Maxime Lagacé
I wasn’t there to compete. I was there to win. Arnold Schwarzenegger
To seek greatness is the only righteous vengeance. Criss Jami
If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney
It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. Maya Angelou
Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill
I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy. Marie Curie
Success is leaving a good path, or even better, leaving no path at all. Maxime Lagacé
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Someone once told me growth and comfort do not coexist. Ginni Rometty
Win from within. Usain Bolt
I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. Michael Jordan (wikipedia.org)
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anaïs Nin
It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates (Microsoft)
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill
The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. Helen Keller
You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. Eleanor Roosevelt
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky
Diligence is the mother of good luck. Benjamin Franklin
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity no matter how impressive their other talents. Andrew Carnegie
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain (More info on the source here)
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth
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
“No” simply means begin again at one level higher. Peter Diamandis
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. Martin Luther King Jr
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller
Action is character. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Action precedes motivation. Robert J. McKain
I don’t know anyone in the world who is becoming the best at something without being obsessive. Kelly Slater (Crowned World Surf League champion 11 times)
Inspiration fires you up; motivation keeps you burning. Stuart Aken
There is always room at the top. Daniel Webster
Stop whining, start grinding. Eric Thomas
Stop overthinking, start doing. Maxime Lagacé
Be your own hero. Maxime Lagacé
What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me. Helen Keller
I like getting to that point where it’s hard, and then, pushing harder. Zach Miller
Talk less. Work and show the result. Gal Shapira
Will it be easy? No. Will it be worth it? Absolutely. Unknown
Progress is the ultimate motivation. Tony Robbins
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Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. George Addair
If you want something, go get it. Sahil Bloom (Source)
I prefer to die trying. Maxime Lagacé
Remember why you started. Erin Janus
Easy is boring. Jesse Itzler
Success hits different when nobody believed in you. Stay motivated. Soulja Boy
Show them what crazy dreams can do. Nike
Always ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. Paulo Coelho
The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand
Nothing is given. Everything is earned. LeBron James
Be a practical dreamer backed by action. Bruce Lee
If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it. Unknown
I didn’t come this far to only go this far. Unknown
What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy. Unknown
One day or day one. It’s your choice. Unknown
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I am not afraid… I was born to do this. Joan of Arc
The best motivation is self-motivation. Jim Rohn
You could be anyone if you put the time. Conor McGregor
Needing motivation is a sign of your goals lacking meaning. Carlos Del Valle
I am not talented. I am obsessed. Conor McGregor
Half-heartedness never won a battle. William McKinley
The price of growth is outgrowing people. Naval Ravikant
Motivation is motive in action. Denis Waitley
Those who truly want something will keep trying until they die. Maxime Lagacé
Change is never a matter of ability, it’s always a matter of motivation. Tony Robbins
Do your thing and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey
Everything you want is on the other side of showing up and doing the fucking work. Dan Go (Source)
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. Norman Ralph Augustine
Feel the fear. Do it anyway! Jillian Michaels
Don’t wish for it. Work for it. Unknown
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. Helen Keller
- Do it to win, not to compete.
- Winning is easy: Be the one who cares the most.
- Rest and relax when you’re tired but keep in mind discomfort is your ally.
- Remember your “why”. The deeper the reason, the deeper the motivation.
- How to feel motivated?
- Set a goal
- Start small
- Build momentum
- Have the “put in the rep” mindset
- Focus on the process, not the results
- Do the best you can today, with what you have
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Are you motivated? What’s your favorite motivational quote? And remember: words can transform your life, if you find the right ones.
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