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Motivational Quotes for Life – 100+ Quotes

Motivation is important for a healthy life. One of the key ways to regain motivation is to surround yourself with positivity. For that, we’ve gathered some of the best motivational quotes that can help you, your family, and your friends. If any of these helped you, do share them in your circle so other people may benefit as well.

This has been a difficult year for all of us. Everyone, including us, has had numerous challenges thrown at us which we were not prepared for. In times like these, it’s essential that do we not lose hope and keep finding the courage to continue.

Unique quotes on life

  • If life were predictable, it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there”
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. — Albert Einstein
  •  “I changed my thinking. It changed my life”
  • “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within” — Maya Angelou
  • “You will not find yourself. You have to build yourself”
  • “Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution”
  • “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” — Mae West
  • “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody” — Stephen Chbosky
  • “Be ambitious. Get shit done. Keep your priorities straight, your mind right and your head up”
  • “Rise above the storm, and you will find the sunshine” — Mario Fernandez
  • “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for” — Oprah Winfrey
  • “You don’t grow when you’re comfortable”
  • The big lesson in life is never be scared of anyone or anything. — Frank Sinatra
  • “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do”
  • Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great. — Simon Cowell
  • “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters” — Audrey Hepburn
  • In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. — Abraham Lincoln
  • We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one. — Confucius
  • To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. — Oscar Wilde

 Short inspirational quotes

  • “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs”
  • Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. — Jack London
  • “Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places”
  • “Be a warrior, not a worrier”
  • “Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be” — Eckhart Tolle
  • “Hustle until your haters ask if you are hiring”
  • “Watch what you say, and whatever you say, practice it” — Soyen Shak
  • “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit”
  • “Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  •  “Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs”
  • Many people are afraid of the dark, but the real tragedy is those who are afraid of the light. — Plato
  • “Success doesn’t come to you, you’ve got to go to it”
  • “Every shadow—no matter how deep—is threatened by morning light” — Izzi
  • “Do it for all the people who want to see you fail”
  • “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out” – John Wooden
  • “Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Live like they dream”
  • “In every life, we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double” — Bobby McFerrin
  • “Make more moves and less announcements”
  • “When two people fall in love, past and future disappear” — Paulo Coelho
  • “Focus more on the people who inspire you than the people who annoy you. You’ll get much further in life”
  • “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song” — Maya Angelou

Super motivational quotes

  • “Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day”
  • Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “You will never always be motivated, so you must learn to always be disciplined”
  • “Time is free, but it’s priceless” — Harvey MacKay
  • “The days that break you are the days that make you”
  • “The people you must lie to, own you. The things you have to lie about, own you” — Michael Ventura
  •  “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary”
  • Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards. — Soren Kierkegaard
  • “Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying”
  • The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. – Mark Twain
  • “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way”
  • “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”
  • “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will”
  • “A body at rest will stay at rest until a net external force acts upon it.” – Newton’s Law
  • “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going”
  • “Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King
  • “Don’t give up because you had a bad day, forgive yourself and do better tomorrow”
  •  “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama
  • “When you feel like quitting, think about why you started”
  •  “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon

Quotes for success

  • “You must train your mind to be stronger than your emotions or else you will lose yourself every time”
  • “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” — Mae West
  • “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up” – Thomas A. Edison
  •  “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”– Albert Einstein
  • “Being positive isn’t pretending that everything is good – it’s seeing the good in everything”
  • “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”– Babe Ruth
  • “It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to, has power over you, if you allow it”
  • “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” — Will Smith
  • “Let your addiction for growth, be stronger than your addiction for comfort”
  • “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
  • “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” — Seneca
  • “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”– Henry Ford
  • “In order to write about life first you must live it.”– Ernest Hemingway

Quotes about life

  • “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”– Frank Sinatra
  • “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett
  • “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– Soren Kierkegaard
  • “The unexamined life is not worth living.” — Socrates
  • “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey
  • “Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”
  • “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” —Dolly Parton
  •  “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

Quotes for success at work

  • “Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become.”
  • “Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” — Ashton Kutcher
  • “Willpower is like a muscle, the more you train it, the stronger it gets”
  • “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” — LeBron James
  • “Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.”
  • “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” — Kobe Bryant
  • “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small”
  • “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 
  • Expect nothing, appreciate everything”
  • “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
  • “A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset”
  • “Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.” – Ken Poirot
  • “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney.
  • “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk
  • “Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” – Isabelle Lafleche
  • “You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.”
  • “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
  • “At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.”

We hope this article helped you find the courage to tackle your challenges. Do check out our collection of paragraphs for your significant other!

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