Inspirational quotations and motivating sayings have the incredible power to alter our perceptions of life.
This is why I find them so fascinating and important on our journeys to success.So, what’s their trick?You see, everything that occurs to you is determined by how you think and feel about yourself, including your beliefs and expectations about what is possible for you.
When you improve the quality of your thinking, you improve the quality of your life, sometimes almost immediately.
Our thoughts react to the world in real-time, much as good remarks can make someone smile or a well-timed amusing quote can make someone laugh.Only one thing in the universe is completely within your control – your thoughts – and here is where motivational quotations come in! You have the ability to choose what you will think in each given situation.
Your ideas and feelings drive your actions and the outcomes you achieve.
It all begins with your ideas, and I’ve discovered that inspirational words are a quick method to retune your thinking. Keep a few encouraging extracts or optimistic proclamations on hand at all times.
If you ever feel your energy or spirit dwindling, simply recite an inspirational and uplifting statement to instantly lift your spirits.
Life and Success Inspirational Quotes
I’ve collected a compilation of some of the best motivating quotations so that you may begin the year by taking charge of your ideas, thinking positively, and making new goals.
I’ve also put up a free e-book of quotes, which you can access by clicking the link.
“The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
“You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” – Unknown
“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Inspirational Quote by Vince Lombardi
“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs
“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
“Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
“Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like?” – Brian Tracy
“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Quote by Henry Ford
“Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Life Quote by Helen Keller
“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb
“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Motivational Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein
“What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer
“Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.
The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Success comes from having dreams that are bigger than your fears.
If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!
T. Harv Eker
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.
Never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.
Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.