21 Kickass Motivational Quotes

Being a motivated person is about believing in yourself, your ideas and your goals. It’s about keeping focus, perspective and vision, often in the face of others who don’t believe you have what it takes to accomplish what you’ve set out to achieve. Motivation is a decision. So is commitment. It’s a decision to commit to yourself that you’ll follow through with necessary action to see the end result. These motivational quotes will help give you the kick you need.


1. “Those who don’t take chances don’t make advances. To progress, even the turtle needs to stick its neck out.” – Unknown


2. “Stretch yourself so you can become stronger for the next level of your life.” – Unknown


3. “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


4. “If you think you can win, you can win. faith is necessary to victory.” – William Hazlitt


5. “It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you don’t care who gets the credit.” – Harry Truman


6. “The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching.” – Dennis Green


7. “Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius


8. “First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”- Epictetus


9. “Not everything that can be measured counts. Not everything that counts can be measured.” – Albert Einstein


10. “But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain,To dry ones eyes and laugh at the fall, And, baffled, get up and begin again.” – Robert Browning


11. “Consider the postage stamp; it’s usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.” – Josh Billings


12. “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 failures. Persistence and determination alone are Omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge


13. “To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.” – Mother Teresa


14. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington


15. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


16. “Great works performed not by strength but by perseverance.” Samuel Johnson


17. “By perseverance the snail reached the ark.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon


18. “We haven’t failed. We now know what won’t work, so we’re that much closer to finding what will.” – Thomas Edison


19. “Too many people let others stand in there way and don’t go back for one more try.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter


20. “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


21. “When the mind is in doubt, it is easily swayed by the slight impulses, opening the door to many wrong decisions.” – Unknown

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