25 Legitimately Motivational And Inspirational Quotes

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

Farrah Gray

Farrah Gray

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”

Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Chris Grosser

Chris Grosser

“Opportunities don't happen, you create them.”

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

Murray Newlands

Murray Newlands

“Being motivated costs you nothing, but can get you everything.”

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”

Woody Allen

Woody Allen

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”

W. Clement Stone

W. Clement Stone

“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.”

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.”

Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself -- the invisible battles inside all of us -- that’s where it’s at.”

Beverly Sills

Beverly Sills

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’”

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

Robert Collier

Robert Collier

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.”

Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”