Top 25 Motivational Quotes

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Written By Ryan Patton

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Don’t miss our curated list of the Top 25 Motivational Quotes to help you find inspiration and boost your ambition.

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Motivational Quotes

Achieving the goals that we set for ourselves in life is rarely ever plain sailing.

Navigating the obstacles that can litter our path to realizing our ambitions may at times seem like an insurmountable task. 

At times when you are feeling like getting where you want to be is an increasingly lonely uphill battle, it often pays to remember that we are not alone in adversity.

Even the bravest and most successful figures in history had to overcome setbacks and self-doubt to dodge the considerable curve-balls that life threw at them. 

No matter who you are, there will always come a time when you are in need of a little extra motivation.

Luckily for us, the motivational words of some of the most inspirational people ever to have lived have been immortalized in the form of quotes. 

Here are a few of the best motivational quotes to help inspire you when you most feel like giving up.  

1. “the pessimist sees a difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

2. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

3. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” – Mohsin Jameel

4. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

5. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

6. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

7. “Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Wishing is not enough; We must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

8. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link

9. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

10. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

11. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

12. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein

13. “Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

14. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

15. “The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!” – Brian Tracy

16. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” – Stephen Covey

17. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

18. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

19. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

20. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis

21. “Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” – Thomas Carlyle

22. “If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.” – Les Brown

23. “Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” – Lifehack

24. “Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life.” – Tony Robbins

25. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

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