Nov 7, 2006

Motivational Quotes

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Albert Einstein

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Albert Schweitzer

There is no work of art that is without shortcuts.
Andre Gide

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie

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

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action.
Benjamin Disraeli

Once you embrace unpleasant news, not as a negative but as evidence of a need for change, you aren't defeated by it. You're learning from it. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Bill Gates

If you have talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.
Brendan Francis

There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you.
Carol Matthau

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

Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done, and the worst is that which delays them.
David Lloyd George

The world stands aside and lets anyone pass who knows where he is going.
David Starr Gordon

You have a very powerful mind that can make anything happen as long as you keep yourself centered.
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Earl Nightingale

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
Edward Gibbon

I have found power in the mysteries of thought.

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.
Frank Gaines

In this life we get only those things for which we hunt, for which we strive, and for which we are willing to sacrifice.
George Matthew Adams

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton

Ideas without action are worthless.
Harvey Mackay

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Heber J. Grant

Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
Henry David Thoreau

Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Once you get people laughing, they're listening, and you can tell them almost anything.
Herbert Gardner

Nobody reads advertising. People read what interests them.
Howard Gossage

Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
James Garfield

If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way.
Jane Goodall

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.
Jane Smiley

Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy.
Jim Hightower

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

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time.
Joe Girard

Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
Joel Hawes

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.
Kenneth Hildebrand

Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to.
Lynn Johnston

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