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41 Motivational Quotes To Destroy Your Doubts & Build You Up

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Great Motivational Quotes can be the fuel to your fire when things are getting tough. We believe that everybody needs a motivational reminder during challenging times, even if you are well accomplished.

The following collection of motivational quotes will inspire you and remind you that we all have the power inside of us to achieve amazing and wonderful things.

Below are 41 Motivational Quotes To Build You Up:

1. “The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.” – Denis Watiley

2. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” – Jane Smiley

3. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman

4. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun

5. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

6. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer

7. “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” – Mike Gafka

8. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer

9. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

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

11. “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington

12. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” – Theodore N. Vail

13. “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last-minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.” – H. Ross Perot

14. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.” – Washington Irving

15. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

16. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” – Vince Lombardi

17. “So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino

18. “Perseverance is a great element of success; if you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate you are sure to wake up somebody.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

19. “The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.” – Andrew Carnegie

20. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

21. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

22. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

24. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” –Nelson Mandela

25. “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” – Unknown

26. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson

27. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore

28. “The dog that trots about finds a bone.” – Golda Meir

29. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller

30. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” –H. G. Wells

31. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

32. “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” – Walter Elliot

33. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

34. “I can, therefore I am.” – Simone Weil

35. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” – Elon Musk

36. “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

37. “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” – John F. Kennedy

38. “The people who influence you are the people who believe in you.” – Henry Drummond

39. “After a storm comes a calm.” – Matthew Henry

40. “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.” – Edith Wharton

41. “Every exit is an entry somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard

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I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances.I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 100 million lives in the last 6 and a half years.

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27 Comments

  1. Michael Alice

    Nov 12, 2018 at 8:21 pm

    I’m so impressed and blessed with all the motivational tips above.Through challenges your life pieces are pick up.Thanks

  2. Peter

    Jul 10, 2016 at 10:40 am

    Some great quotes to follow in all aspects of life and business. Thanks for sharing.

    • Minyonne Straughter

      May 4, 2018 at 3:45 pm

      Wake up to be a leader not a follower
      Wake up to be be a vioce not a silencer
      Wake up to be a entrepreneur not a dreamer
      Be all you can and some and stand up for what you believe in
      Be number one and make a difference

  3. karanbhagat

    Sep 20, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Really a very nice collection of motivational quotes to boost up our confidence.
    The one which I like the most about success is by Mark Twain – ” To succeed you need two things ” ignorance and confidence”
    Thanks for some motivation. 🙂

  4. Ziad K Abdelnour

    Sep 17, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Nice collection,
    If someone is going out of his way to ignore you, he is not ignoring you, he is obsessed by you.”

    Thank you,

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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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