30 Quotes That Will (Actually) Motivate You

Today I wanted to share some quotes that have helped me through days (or weeks) where I feel lazy, unmotivated, or overwhelmed. As is the case with most things, quotes alone don’t have the power to change your life. Yet, it might help you see the light at the end of the tunnel you are standing in.


“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne Johnson

“It’s not about perfect, it’s about effort every single day. That’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” – Jilian Michaels

“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” – Unknown

If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing. —Brad Szollose

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. —Jimmy Dean

“Ordinary can’t possibly be extraordinary without taking risk. You have to learn to be uncomfortable with being comfortable to truly reach your highest potential.” – Necole Bitchie

‘The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day sets on.” – Charles Dickens

“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” Tony Robbins

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“The Best Way To Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney

Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers

“If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs

“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

“Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho

“It’s Monday… time to motivate and make dreams and goals happen. Let’s go!” – Heather Stillufsen

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together” – Vincent Van Gogh

“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

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“This is a reminder to you to create your own rule book, and live your life the way you want it.” – Reese Evans

“I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.” – Unknown

“Your only limit is your mind.” – Unknown

If you want to be successful, find out what the price is and then pay it” – Scott Adam

“When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale

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“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 are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” ― Kobe Bryant

“Everyday brings new choices” ― Martha Beck

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