Motivational Quotes

Motivational quotes for women

1. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles. – Audrey Hepburn

2. You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ― Brigham Young

3. Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. – Yulia Tymoshenko

4. Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. – Lady Gaga

5. It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. – J. K. Rowling

6. I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will. – Amy Schumer

7. It’s possible to climb to the top without stomping on other people. – Taylor Swift

8. Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. – Jennifer Lopez

9. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin

10. She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear. – Atticus

11. And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears. – Mark Anthony

12. I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b*tch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. — Maya Angelou

13. Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. — Hillary Clinton

14. We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. — Malala Yousafzai

15. If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.– Al-Anon

16. The best protection any woman can have … is courage.– Elizabeth Cady Stanton

17. Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day. –Janis Joplin

18. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker

19. One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go. – Sheila Murray Bethel

20. Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is. — Anne Frank

21. Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. – Jennifer Lopez

22. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt

23. You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. — Melissa Etheridge

24. Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. — Byron Katie

25. The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world sees us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world. —Arlene Rankin

26. If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. – Oprah Winfrey

27. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. – Rosalynn Carter

28. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions. — Catherine Cook

29. If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission. — Grace Hopper

30. It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine. — Byron Katie

31. Buckle up, and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it. –Tory Burch

32. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. — Florence Nightingale

33. What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength. — Meryl Streep

34. Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. – Anne Sweeney

35. We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. – Arianna Huffington

Motivational Quotes for Work

1. The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

2. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt

3. Nothing succeeds like success. Get a little success, and then just get a little more. – Maya Angelou

4. It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. – Henry Ford

5. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

6. I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. – Thomas Jefferson

7. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

8. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein

9. I hear the cheers when they roared and the jeers when they echoed. – Babe Ruth

10. The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. – Mahatma Gandhi

11. You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. – Jim Rohn

12. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent’s pressure, and the temporary failures. – Vince Lombardi

13. If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill

14. Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t. – Eleanor Roosevelt

15. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again. – Steve Job

16. I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected. – Jack Ma

17. Workaholics aren’t heroes. They don’t save the day; they just use it up. The real hero is home because she figured out a faster way. – Jason Fried

18. I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail … a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation. – Mark Cuban

19. The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to, every evening, think what can be done better tomorrow. – Ingvar Kamprad

20. I just love it when people say I can’t do it, there’s nothing that makes me feel better, because all my life, people have said that I wasn’t going to make it. – Ted Turner

21. If you want to succeed, you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. – John Rockefeller

22. I could either watch it happen or be a part of it. – Elon Musk

23. The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. – Oprah Winfrey

24. If you can’t tolerate critics, don’t do anything new or interesting. – Jeff Bezos

25. Some people think that if their opponent plays a beautiful game, it’s okay to lose. I don’t. You have to be merciless. – Magnus Carlsen

26. You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas. – Shirley Chisolm

27. I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-been. Life is only about I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure, but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Nikki Giovanni

28. Live life as if everything is rigged in your favour. – Rumi

29. Absorb what is useful, disregard that which is useless. – Bruce Lee

30. Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Rob Siltanen

31. If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent Van Gogh

32. You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better. – Anne Lamott

33. Someday is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. Pro and con lists are just as bad. If it’s important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually,’ just do it and correct course along the way. – Tim Ferriss

34. The most important thing about art is to work. Nothing else matters except sitting down every day and trying. – Steven Pressfield

35. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do — even when it doesn’t look like it makes any difference. And they do it long enough for the compounding effect to start to kick in. – Jeff Olson

Motivational Quotes For Life

1. The purpose of our lives is to be happy. — Dalai Lama

2. Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. — John Lennon

3. Get busy living or get busy dying. — Stephen King

4. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. — Mae West

5. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.  Thomas A. Edison

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

7. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. — Babe Ruth

8. Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. — Will Smith

9. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. — Steve Jobs

10. Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. — Seneca

11. If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour. — Eleanor Roosevelt

12. The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. — Henry Ford

13. In order to write about life first you must live it. — Ernest Hemingway

14. The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. — Frank Sinatra

15. Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny. — Stephen Hawking

16. Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. — Leo Burnett

17. Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. — Soren Kierkegaard

18. The unexamined life is not worth living. — Socrates

19. Turn your wounds into wisdom. — Oprah Winfrey

20. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. — Dolly Parton

21. Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can. — Hillary Clinton

22. Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something. — Ashton Kutcher

23. Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually, it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. — Kevin Hart

24. Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. — Kobe Bryant

25. I like criticism. It makes you strong. — LeBron James

26. You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. ― George Clooney

27. Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this. — Celine Dion

28. Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met – obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty. — John F. Kennedy

29. Live for each second without hesitation. — Elton John

30. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein

31. Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. — Confucius

32. Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood. — Helen Keller

33. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. — Steve Jobs

34. My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. — Forrest Gump

35. Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. — Lao-Tze

Success Motivational Quotes

1. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston S. Churchill

2. It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville

3. The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. – Colin R. Davis

4. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau

5. Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. – Chris Grosser

6. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

7. I find that the harder I work; the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson

8. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. – Ray Goforth

9. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. – Jim Rohn

10. Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. – Albert Einstein

11. Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. – Winston Churchill

12. Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion. – Tony Hsieh

13. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

14. I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. – G. K. Chesterton

15. Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success. – Thomas J. Watson

16. If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

17. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon


18. There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality. – Anthony Robbins

19. All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. – Michael John Bobak

20. 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

21. Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki

22. If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. – Steve Jobs

23. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. – Barack Obama

24. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

25. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller

26. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

27. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. – Bruce Lee

28. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

29. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

30. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. – Jim Rohn

31. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–It is: Try to please everybody. – Herbert Bayard Swope

32. 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

33. You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it. – Oprah Winfrey

34. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby

35. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. – David Brinkley

Motivational Quotes For Students

motivation inspirational quotes

1. Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. – John Maxwell

2. Ninety-nine per cent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. – George Washington Carver

3. The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself. – Henry Ward Beecher

4. The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top. – O.J. Simpson

5. There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to get things done and those who don’t want to make mistakes. – John Maxwell

6. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going to. – Beverly Sills

7. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford

8. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison

9. You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer

10. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m Possible. – Audrey Hepburn

11. Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid. – Albert Einstein

12. My advice is, never to do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. – Charles Dickens 

13. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

14. Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do. – Benjamin Spock

15. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. THOMAS EDISON

16. Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua J. Marine

17. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

18. I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he hits the bottom. – George S. Patton

19. If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill

20. You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. – Ed Cole

21. Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.  William Penn

22. A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin

23. A year from now you will wish you had started today.  Karen Lamb

24. Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it. – Brian Tracy

25. Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive. – Ziggy Marley

26. I find that the harder I work; the more luck I seem to have.  Thomas Jefferson

27. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.  Arthur Ashe

28. You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.  George Lorimer

29. However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.  Stephen Hawking

30. The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

31. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden

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

33. Procrastination is the thief of time. – Edward Young

34. Calmness is the cradle of power. – Josiah Gilbert Holland

35. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X

Business Motivational Quotes

1. Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day. – Gary Vaynerchuck

2. A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. – Richard Branson

3.You only have to do very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. – Warren Buffett

4.Brands mature over time, like a marriage. The bond you feel with your spouse is different from when you first met each other. Excitement and discovery are replaced by comfort and depth. – Gary Vaynerchuck

5.There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction. – Oprah Winfrey

6.Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau

7.Unless you dream, you’re not going to achieve anything. – Richard Branson

8.I feel that luck is a preparation meeting opportunity. – Oprah Winfrey

9.The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm. – Thomas Watson

10.Change is not a threat, it’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal, transformative success is. – Seth Godin

11.Beware of any enterprise requiring new clothes. – Henry David Thore

12.If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

13.Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business. – Zig Ziglar

14.Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. don’t work for money. Work for knowledge. – Robert Kiyosaki

15.If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much. – Steve Jobs

16.There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them. – Seth Godin

17.Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you. – Zig Ziglar

18.If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

19.In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes. – Robert Kiyosaki

20.If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much. – Steve Jobs

21.If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new. – Jeff Bezos

22.Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates

23.I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say what is and what is definitely not possible. – Henry Ford

24.Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Farrah Gray

25.My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style. – Maya Angelou

26.The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

27.All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

28. Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. – Winston Churchill

29.Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon

30.Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want to be done because he wants to do it. – Dwight Eisenhower

31.Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. – Napoleon Bonaparte

32.Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon

33.Eighty per cent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen

34.It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

35.I find that the harder I work; the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson


Sales Motivational Quotes


inspirational sales quotes

1. Become the person who would attract the results you seek. – Jim Cathcart

2. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan

3. The one thing you’re putting off or dreading? That’s your brain telling you it’s the thing you need to do most and next. Get it done. Stop dreading. Do. – Nancy Nardin

4. It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing. – Mark Roberge

5. If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way. – Roy T. Bennett

6. I fear not the man who has practised 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practised one kick 10,000 times. – Bruce Lee

7. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair

8. Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. – Pablo Picasso

9. There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking. – Brian Tracy

10. Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win. – Jeffrey Gitomer

11. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength. – Teddy Roosevelt

12. If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect. – Frank Bettger

13. One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections. – Daniel H. Pink

14. Sales enablement can’t be reactive. It has to be a full-blown strategy that’s woven into the fabric of the company. – Roderick Jefferson

15. If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you. – Steve Jobs

16. The best salespeople wonder what it would be like to be in the other person’s shoes. They know they can’t play that game unless they continually strive to train themselves in how we as human beings communicate. – Bob Phibbs

17. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C.S. Lewis

18. Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude. – Ralph Marston

19. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. – John Wooden

20. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

21. I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey

22. What you focus on is what you get. – Bob Burg

23. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

24. How you sell is more important than what you sell. – Andy Paul

25. Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline. – Jocko Willink

26. Establishing trust is better than any sales technique. – Mike Puglia

27. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John R. Wooden

28. A goal is a dream with a deadline. – Napolean Hill

29. There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. Closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation. – Alice Heiman

30. I never lose. I either win or learn. – Nelson Mandela

31. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison

32. If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. – Seth Godin

33. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. – Thomas Paine

34. Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out. – Deb Calvert

35. You can’t build a reputation for what you are going to do. – Henry Ford



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