We all need motivational times in our lives.
Let these motivation quotes inspire you.
To be motivated means we want to act, we have a passion for something.
Here you will find motivational quotes for life, for students, for work, for many
different situations. Thoughts that may encourage you!
"No matter what you employ as a method of motivation, one thing is for sure
- keep true to your desire to put inspirational thoughts at the forefront
of your day, your life, and your thinking."
Inspirational Thoughts |
"Becoming a parent is not only a defining moment in most people's lives - it
can be unexpectedly motivating."
"Jimmy Carter was an exceptionally smart man. He could also be very
engaging; few failed to be dazzled by his memorably wide smile."
Julian E. Zelizer, Jimmy Carter (The American Presidents)
Jimmy Carter Quotes |
"Write your motivational sentences in first person addressing yourself as 'I'
and read it any time you feel like giving up or postponing."
Mark Thomas, Procrastination Cure
Never Quit |
"Unlike many people who start a new business, money was not my prime
motivation- not that I was so well off
that it wasn't a consideration; in fact, I had put my lifetime savings on the line."
Mary Kay Ash, The Mary Kay Way: Timeless Principles from America's Greatest Woman Entrepreneur
"No one can completely comprehend the mind of what truly motivates
one person over the next."
Louis Howard, Inside The Minds of Champions: Extraodinary Thoughts From Remarkable People
"When you fail publicly, the humiliation that comes from such a failure
can be a huge motivator to get better."
Jonathan Harnum, Practice Like This
"In order to have the willpower and motivation needed to be
consistent with the amount of effort you exert for productivity,
you must limit or eliminate counterproductive habits while enforcing
new habits that help productivity."
Mark Snyder, Productive Makeover Success: Simple Guide to Getting More Done in Less Time
"You can surely motivate yourself to do something that you do not
prefer to do by using positive public pressure as a form of motivation."
John Rogers, Motivation Secrets Book - How to Get Motivated Today And Turn Your Dreams Into Reality
"Your success depends on your efforts, background and motivation."
Amy J. Blake, Self Discovery Journal: 100 Days Of Self Exploration
"Stress was the majority of what we felt at that time. It was,
and still is, the predecessor and motivational spark for quick
and decisive decisions, like fight or flight."
James O'Donnell, How to Become Patient: How to Build Patience and Remove Impatience
"A goal you set yourself is far more motivating than one set by someone else."
Jenny Rogers, Manager As Coach: The New Way To Get Results
"In addition to knowing about your emotions, strengths, limits and
how others perceive you, it is vital to know what motivates your
behavior and what is the stimulus that controls your reactions to
Lanze Thompson, Transcend from Management to Leadership
The Link to Motivation |
"Motivation that is intrinsic, meaning coming from within,
is always going to be much greater than extrinsic motivation,
that which comes from outside sources."
Joe Zeller, How To Wake Up Early: For Super Lazy People
Motivational Poems |
"We all have different internal motivators and are more likely
to accomplish a task when we tap into our own 'why' rather than a
carrot or stick approach."
Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don’t “Should" On Your Kids: Build Their Mental Toughness
". . . stress can be useful to everyone, as a motivator and a
motivation to improve your situations at hand."
Jamaal Watson, Stress Management
Motivational Links |
"A little pat on the back goes a long way when it comes to
motivation and encouraging repeat behavior."
Jeff Hastings; Greg Lucas, The Most Successful Failure in the World
Words of Encouragement |
"In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire.
No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it."
"Whenever you feel you are drifting away from your path, remind
yourself of the motivation that helped to choose the path in the first place."
Kenneth J Hutchins, 10 Powerful Habits of Successful People
"Don't worry about your future. God knows you completely,
accepts you unconditionally and loves you wholeheartedly. You can trust Him."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."
"Never underestimate the satisfaction and motivation you can get from
bearing witness to the happiness of others."
Antony Richard Pearson, How To Achieve Goals
Happiness Quotes |
"A lack of motivation is the number one killer of success."
Philip Vang, Master Learning Box: You Are Smart
"Effective supervision involves motivation from within the
individual, not by externals."
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills
"Turn your desires into attainable goals that directs your thoughts,
fuels your energy and motivates your hopes."
Jonathan Brown, Depression: How to Overcome Depression And Feel Happy Forever!
"This is what motivates people to finally get married, believing
that this person who makes them feel so good about themselves,
is really the right one for them."
Cathy Pearson, How To Keep Your Man, And Be His 'One And Only'
"It isn't always easy to motivate yourself to exercise,
but it is necessary if you want to be healthy."
Amanda Thompson, The Perfect Husband For Your Wife - You!
"Anthony Robbins said that, to be motivated to create changes in your life,
you must realize and believe that your old habits and patterns are detrimental."
Kevin Johnson, Never Give Up: Motivational Stories of Determination, Perseverance and Success
"Talk more frequently with people that bring out the best in you.
They will motivate and support you to change."
Dianne Kane, Anger Management
:Motivation is getting people, cheerfully, willingly and professionally,
to do the things that the business requires them to do."
James Neal, Managing Motivation in 1 Hour
"Successful people are very often early risers. From Richard Branson
to Michelle Obama, and Tim Cook to Taylor Swift, all are known to
get up early. Whatever their motivation, they've all used beating the
alarm clock to become the elite in their profession."
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals: 12 Disciplines for a Fulfilling Life
"I find inspiration and motivation through time management."
Jason Thomas, Affirmation | The 100 Most Powerful Affirmations for Time Management
"This visualization of success not only gives you more motivation to
pursue your goal, you will also be able to plan ahead so that you
will really be successful once you started acting towards its realization."
Mia Conrad, Social Anxiety: Overcome Social Anxiety And Shyness!
"When you are changing the world with your innovations, that's all
the motivation you need."
"Christmas motivates us to help others, to help the less fortunate. My
prayer is that the Christmas spirit would stay with us all year long.
"When you believe that today is going to be a great day and that
tomorrow will be even greater, you will set it up and see to it that it
happens. You will make your predictions come true."
Dr. Irene C. Kassorla, Go For It!
Favorite Motivational Quote:
"You lack the drive to push or motivate yourself.
If you do not do something about strengthening your self-discipline,
you will always find reasons for not focusing on what needs to be done."
Brian Karr, A Self-Help Cure For Procrastination: 5 Highly Effective Strategies To Get Things Done
When I read this quote by Brian Karr it reminds me that while motivation is
good, if I don't have self-discipline then it really doesn't matter what my
We all may have the desire, an interest or a wish, to achieve a certain
thing. But if we lack self-discipline to do what we need to do then we
are not really motivated?
Let me give you an example: I want to make
more money. You
may think "making more money" is the motivation, but truly it is only
a wish. I am wishing for more money, but if I take no action, if I have
no plan to do this, or if I keep putting off things until tomorrow,
then I also have no motivation to see this through.
The difference between someone who is truly "motivated" to make more
money, and the person who "wishes" to make more money is the motivated
person will take action, they will develop a plan and they will seek
encouragement from people around them to achieve that plan that will
result in making more money. They are disciplined in that they know they
have to take certain action steps to achieve their end goal. They keep
moving forward with a burning desire. They do not put off to tomorrow, they
do it today. They have a clear vision of their success and that in itself is
motivation to them.
Self-discipline means sticking to it even when you don't feel like it, it means
being focused on the task, it means
keep moving forward even though you do not have positive results, it means
getting back up and learning from mistakes or things that did not work out.
When you are doing this, you are truly motivated to move towards success.
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