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A collection of some of the most inspiring Motivational Quotes of all times.
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Motivational Quotes

“Too many people overvalue what they

are not and undervalue what they

Malcolm Forbes
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“The dictionary is the only place where

success comes before work.“

Marc Twain
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“There is only one real sin, and that

is to persuade oneself that the
second-best is anything but the

Doris Lessing
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“You miss 100% of the shots you don´t


Wayne Gretzky
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“The will to persevere is often the

difference between failure and

David Sarnoff
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“Desire is the starting point of all

achievement, not a hope, not a wish,
but a keen pulsating desire which
transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill
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“If we did all the things we are

capable of, we would astound

Thomas A. Edison
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“Ones best success comes after their

greatest disappointments.”

Henry Ward Beecher

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“Don´t ask what the world needs. Ask

what makes you come alive, and go
do it. Because what the world needs is
people who have come alive.”

Howard Thurman
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“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
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“Never let your head hang down. Never

give up and sit down and grieve. Find
another way.”

Satchel Paige
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“The only way of finding the limits of

the possible is by going beyond
them into the impossible.”

Arthur C. Clarke
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“Great spirits have always

encountered violent opposition
from mediocre minds.”

Albert Einstein
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“How soon not now becomes never”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“Without inspiration the best powers of

the mind remain dormant. There is a
fuel in us which needs to be ignited
with sparks.”

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

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“Do not brood over your past mistakes

and failures as this will only fill your
mind with grief, regret and depression.
Do not repeat them in the future.”

Swami Sivananda
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal:

it is the courage to continue that

“Never, never, never, never give up.”

Winston Churchill
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“Really great people make you feel that

you, too, can become great”

Mark Twain
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“Most folks are about as happy as they

make their minds up to be.”

Abraham Lincoln
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“Trust yourself. You know

more than you think you

Benjamin Spock
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“If your actions inspire others to

dream more, learn more, do more
and become more, you are a

John Quincy Adams

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“All that we are is the result of what we

have thought.”

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“You will find as you look back upon your

life that the moments when you have
really lived are the moments when you
have done things in the spirit of love.”

Henry Drummond
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“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never

a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader´s job is to help
people have vision of their potential.”

John Porter
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“The difference between the impossible and

the possible lies in a person´s

Tommy Lasorda
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“You can´t cross the sea merely by

standing and staring at the water.”

Rabindranath Tagore
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“You see things; and you say, “Why?” But I

dream things that never were; and I say,
“Why not?””

George Bernard Shaw

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“Our greatest glory is not in never falling but

in rising every time we fall.”

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“Victory belongs to the most persevering.”

Napoleon Bonaparte
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“Happiness resides not in possessions

and not in gold; the feeling of
happiness dwells in the soul.”

Motivational Quotes

“Nothing can stop the man with the

right mental attitude from
achieving his goal; nothing on
earth can help the man with the
wrong mental attitude.”

Thomas Jefferson
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“It´s never too late to be what you

might have been.”

George Eliot
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“Whether you think you can or think you

can´t, you are right.”

Henry Ford
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“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”

John Muir
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“Every artist was first an amateur.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not

where he stands in moments of comfort
and convenience, but where he stands
at times of challenge and controversy.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“The greatest mistake you can make in

life is to continually be afraid you will
make one.”

Elbert Green Hubbard

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“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose

the good we oft might win, by fearing to

William Shakespeare
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“To lose patience is to lose the battle.”

Mahatma Gandhi
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“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry

about what may never happen. Keep
in the sunlight.”

Benjamin Franklin
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“If you can imagine it, you can

achieve it; if you can dream it, you
can become it.”

William Arthur Ward

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“One who fears failure limits his activities.

Failure is only the opportunity to more
intelligently begin again.”

Henry Ford
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“Whatever your mind can conceive and

believe, it can achieve.”

Napoleon Hill
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“The future belongs to those who

believe in the beauty of their

Eleanor Roosevelt
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“The harder the conflict the more

glorious the triumph.”

Thomas Paine
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“We make a living by what we get, but

we make a life by what we give!”

Winston Churchill
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“What you think of yourself is much

more important than what others
think of you.”

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“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say

nothing, be nothing.”

Elbert Green Hubbard

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“The greatest pleasure in life is in doing

what people say you cannot do.”

Walter Bagehot
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“The older I get, the more wisdom I find

in the ancient rule of taking first things
first – a process which often reduces
the most complex human problems to
manageable proportions.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower
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“If I accept you as you are, I will make

you worse; however if I treat you as
though you are what you are capable
of becoming, I help you become that.”

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Motivational Quotes

“Many of life´s failures are people

who did not realize how close
they were to success when they
gave up.”

Thomas Edison
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“Don´t spend your precious
time asking “Why isn´t the
world a better place?” It will
only be time wasted. The
question to ask is “How can
I make it better?” To that
there is an answer.

Leo F. Buscaglia
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“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to

be true. I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live up to what light I

Abraham Linclon
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“Life is meant to be a
celebration! It shouldn´t be
necessary to set aside
special times to remind us
of this fact. Wise is the
person who finds a reason
to make every day a special
Leo F. Buscaglia
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“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what

you have not; but remember that what you
have was once among the things only
hoped for.”

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“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only

response is that I am thankful I have a cup.”

Sam Lefkowitz
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“Take time to deliberate, but when the

time for action has arrived stop
thinking and go in.”

Napoleon Bonaparte
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“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to

win glorious triumphs, even though
checkered by failure, than to take rank
with those poor spirits who neither
enjoy nor suffer much, because they
live in the gray twilight that knows
neither victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt
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“The line between failure and success is

so fine that we scarcely know when we
pass it – so fine that we often are on
the line and do not know it.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Success is to be measured not so much by

the position that one has reached in life,
as by the obstacles one has overcome
trying to succeed.”

Booker T. Washington
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“There are two things to aim at in life: first

to get what you want; and after that, to
enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind
achieve the second.”

Logan Pearsall Smith

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“If one advances confidently in the

direction of his dreams, and endeavors
to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success unexpected
in common hours.”

Henry David Thoreau

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“Good people are good because they´ve

come to wisdom through failure. We
get very little wisdom from success,
you know… One who doesn´t try
cannot fail and become wise.”

William Saroyan
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“Always bear in mind that your own

resolution to success is more important
than any other thing.”

Abraham Lincoln
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“Only through experience of trial and

suffering can the soul be
strengthened, vision cleared, ambition
inspired, and success achieved.”

Helen Keller
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“Facing it, always facing it, that´s the way

to get through. Face it.”

Joseph Conrad
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“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without

vision is a nightmare.”

Japanese Proverb
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“Have patience with all things, but chiefly

have patience with yourself. Do not lose
courage in considering your own
imperfection, but instantly set about
remedying them – every day begin the
task anew.”

Saint Francis De Sales

Motivational Quotes

“The secret of the man who is universally

interesting is that he is universally

William Dean Howells

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“As human beings, our greatness lies not

so much in being able to remake the
world… as in being able to remake

Mahatma Gandhi
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“Success often comes to those who

dare to act. It seldom goes to the
timid who are ever afraid of the

Jawaharlal Nehru
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“Obstacles are those frightful things

you can see when you take your
eyes off your goal.”

Henry Ford
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“What lies behind us and what lies

before us are tiny matters compared
to what lies within us.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Champions aren´t made in the gyms.

Champions are made from something
they have deep inside them – a
desire, a dream a vision.”

Muhammad Ali
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“You just can´t beat the person who

never gives up.”

Babe Ruth
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“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help

others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What´s in it
for me?””.”

Brian Tracy
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“You measure the size of the

accomplishment by the obstacles you had
to overcome to reach your goals.”

Booker T. Washington
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“The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will and

I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking
thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or
what they can´t do.”

 Dennis Waitley
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“Deliver more than you are getting paid to
do. The victory of success will be half
won when you learn the secret of
putting out more than is expected in all
that you do. Make yourself so valuable
in your work that eventually you will
become indispensable. Exercise your
privilege to got the extra mile and enjoy
all the rewards you receive”
 Og Mandino
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“Enthusiasm is the steam that drives the


Napoleon Hill
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“Life is not easy for any of us, but what

of that? We must have perseverance
and above all confidence in

Marie Curie
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“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as

they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.”

Denis Waitley
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“Never let your work drive you. Master

it and keep it in complete control.”

Booker T. Washington
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“You say I started out with practically

nothing, but that isn´t correct. We all
start with all there is. It´s how we
use it that makes things possible.”

Henry Ford
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“I don´t have to be what nobody else

wants me to be and I am not afraid
to be what I want to be.”

Muhammad Ali
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“I studied the lives of great men and

women, and I found that the men
and women who got to the top
were those who did the jobs they
had in hand, with everything they
had of energy and enthusiasm and
hard work.”

Harry S. Truman
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“The seat of freedom is reserved for the

man who lives by his own work, and in
that work, does what he wants to do.”

Robin George Collingwood

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“Henry Ford could get anything out of men

because he just talked and would tell
them stories. He´d never say, “I want
this done!” He´d say, “I wonder if we can
do it.””

George Brown
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“It´s not that I´m so smart; it´s just

that I stay with problems longer.”

Albert Einstein
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“The pessimist sees difficulty in every

opportunity. The optimist sees
opportunity in every difficulty.”

Winston Churchill
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“To be a champion, you have to believe in

yourself when nobody else will.”

Sugar Ray Robinson

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“Great things are not done by impulse,

but by a series of small things brought

Vincent van Gogh

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“Only those who will risk going too far

can possibly find out how far they
can go.”

T.S. Eliot
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“I have failed over and over again – that

is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan
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“I would rather attempt something great and fail than attempt

to do nothing and succeed.”

Robert Schuller
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“A problem is a chance for you to do

your best.”

Duke Ellington
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“We grow great by dreams. All big

men are dreamers.”

Woodrow Wilson
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“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.

Mark Twain

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