Every once in a while, when I need little reminder of what I’m capable of achieving, I like to find a good quote to bring my spirits up.
Here I’ve collected 30 motivational quotes which will remind you to believe in yourself, even when the going gets tough.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde
It is never too late to be what you might have been. ― George Eliot
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ― Helen Keller
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. ― Confucius
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. ― Maya Angelou
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. ― Martin Luther King Jr.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.- Bill Cosby
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. – George S. Patton
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn
If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill
I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want. – Muhammad Ali
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. – Kyle Chandler
You’re not going to enjoy every minute of the journey, but the success you’ll find at the end will make it all worth it.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ – Muhammad Ali
It’s better to be happy doing something you love, even if you don’t find success right away.
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. – George Burns
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. – George Edward Woodberry
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. – Christopher Morley
Remember that failure is an event, not a person – Zig Ziglar
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative – Woody Allen
You can’t expect to hit the jackpot if you don’t put a few nickels in the machine. – Flip Wilson
The more we do, the more we can do. – William Hazlitt
Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. – George Herbert
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vince Lombardi
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas A. Edison
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine
Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic. – Anonymous
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard
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