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21 of Lionel Messi’s Quotes to Inspire You to Live an Amazing Life

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Lionel Messi is an Argentine soccer player known as one of the best in the world. He plays for FC Barcelona and the Argentina National Team. He has remained loyal to Barcelona by joining their youth academy at 13 years old and has played more than 600 games for the club including providing over 500 goals.

Messi has overcome hardships in his career such as being diagnosed with growth hormone disorder at age 10. The only team willing to pay for his medical treatment at this time was Barcelona, which was why he decided to play for them.

Below are 21 of Lionel Messi’s most motivating and inspiring life quotes:

1. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.” – Lionel Messi

2. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.”- Lionel Messi

3. “Money is not a motivating factor…My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer, I would willingly play for nothing.”- Lionel Messi

4. “Sometimes you have to accept you can’t win all the time.”- Lionel Messi

5. “When the year starts, the objective is to win with all the team, personal records are secondary.” – Lionel Messi

6. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” – Lionel Messi

7. “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”- Lionel Messi

8.My ambition is always to get better and better.”- Lionel Messi

9. “There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game.” – Lionel Messi

10. “The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.”- Lionel Messi

11. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” – Lionel Messi

12.Goals are only important if they win games.”- Lionel Messi

13. “I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.”

14. “I start early, and I stay late, day after day after day.” – Lionel Messi

15. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instinct.”- Lionel Messi

16. “I never think about the play or visualize anything. I do what comes to me at the moment. Instinct. It has always been that way.”- Lionel Messi

17. “I think my desire to always get better, to always want more, to always be my top critic, and accepting the good and the bad.” – Lionel Messi

18. “I do it because I love it and that’s all I care about.” – Lionel Messi

19. “You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.” Lionel Messi

20. “In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.” Lionel Messi

21. “I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I’d have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.” Lionel Messi

Which Messi quote resonates with you the most and why?

Armando Quintana III strives to make every day a novel one by treating his life as one big experiment. He's a published writer, signed model, created an educational non-profit, and worked with multiple start-ups helping them excel in sales and marketing. He can be reached @armandoq3 on Instagram or Facebook.

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30 Inspirational Quotes by Michelle Obama That Will Lift Everyone Up

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Michelle Obama, wife of former United States President, Barack Obama, an American lawyer and writer, a former First Lady of the United States of America, a mom, an author and a style icon. In the eight amazing years that she served as the First Lady of the United States of America, she managed to become an inspiration for women all across the globe.

She has always spoken and worked towards equal rights for women, education for girls and healthy living. She is the proper definition of the modern-day revolutionary woman. Over the last couple of years, she has been encouraging people everywhere with her incredible words of wisdom and motivation. Every single person – young or old, is sure to take inspiration and motivation from her words.

Here are 30 quotes spoken by Michelle Obama:

1. “When they go low, we go high.”

2. “Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”

3. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

4. “The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”

5. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”

6. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

7. “No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are BEAUTIFUL.”

8. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.”

9. “No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contribution of half of its citizens.”

10. “You don’t have to say anything to the haters. You don’t have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up.”

11. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

12.Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.”

13. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

14. “Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.”

15. “Choose people who lift you up.”

16. “The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued.”

17. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.”

18. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

19. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

20. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”

21. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”

22. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

23. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”

24. “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

25. “Changing the big picture takes time… and the best thing to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives. If we’re doing all that – that becomes the collage of real change.”

26. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”

27. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

28. “You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”

29. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

30. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

What is your favorite quote from Michelle Obama? Comment Below!

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