Motivation

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. — Colin Powel

It is okay to ask what you can give to yourself. In fact, it’s very okay. Personal ambition, personal happiness, and personal spiritual development stoke the fires of desire, of yearning, and of achievement. They are the cornerstones of evolution. — Neale Donald Walsch

Dwell in possibility. — Emily Dickinson

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. — Og Mandino

Our visions begin with our desires. — Audre Lord

There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can. — Henry Ford

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. — Francois Bacon

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. — Winston Churchill

If you are hopeful and determined, you will always find some measure of success. Winning the gold medal does not matter. You will have tried your best. — the Dalai Lama

What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. — C. S. Lewis

The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it. — Steven Pressfield

Personally I have struggled massively with the dilemma of talent vs desire. Choosing desire may not always be the easiest thing to do. It may seem a waste to leave those natural talents behind and strike out in a new direction. But at least you’ll feel alive. — Meri Williams

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. Dream is also just a word until you decide to fight for it with all your enthusiasm and commitment — Paulo Coelho

The trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. — Erica Jong

If you want to achieve widespread impact and lasting value, be bold. — Howard Schultz

The brick walls in your way aren’t there to keep you out. They’re there to give you a chance to show how much you want it, and to keep out everyone else who doesn’t want it as much as you do. — Randy Pausch

If you think you can do it, or think you cannot do it; You are right. — Henry Ford

Go to Sleep with Visions of What you Love. Let your Dream Vision Marinate Overnight. — Wayne Dyer

Talk doesn’t cook rice. — Chinese proverb

You choose to act or procrastinate, believe or doubt, help or hinder, succeed or fail. — Lou Holtz

1. Start very small. 2. Do only one change at a time. 3. Be present and enjoy the activity (don’t focus on results). 4. Be grateful for every step you take. — Leo Babauta

The most effective way to do it, is to do it. — Amelia Earhart

The path of joy involves valuing yourself and monitoring where you put your time. — Sanaya Roman

I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk. — Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best. — Marva Collins

You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. — Lucille Ball

It’s never crowded along the extra mile. — Dr. Wayne Dyer

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. — Earl Nightingale

The greatness you seek is within you. Look inside yourself and find the voice you’ve been ignoring for so long. — Amanda Curtis Kane

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things. — Albert Einstein

If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will. — John Atkinson

Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. — David Frost

You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. — Lucille Ball

How soon ‘not now’ becomes ‘never’.   — Martin Luther

When a quiet man is moved to passion, it seems the very earth will shake. — Stephanie Barron

May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful And don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself. — Neil Gaiman

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. — Confucius

I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. — Nelson Mandela

I think only about what I can do now. By thinking small, I accomplish great things. — Dr. Wayne Dyer

Do it because you would, not because you think you should. — Alan Cohen

Many times knowing what you don’t want to do opens up the path to know what you do want to do. — Oprah Winfrey

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture…Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. — Norman Vincent Peale

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

In life you need either inspiration or desperation. — Anthony Robbins

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. — Ferdinand Foch

Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts. — William Hazlitt

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. — Ayn Rand

Whatever the mind can conceive it can achieve. — W Clement Stone

 

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