Being able to motivate yourself is the difference between achieving success and maintaining the status quo. Find the motivation to achieve your personal goals or inspire your team or business organization to greater success with these motivational quotes.
“If you want what you've never had...you have got to do what you have never done before.”
“What works is doing, not thinking about doing.”
“Choose to reinvest your free time into expanding your future, not spending it in ways you can never get back.”
“Everything your mind acts on is guided by your beliefs.”
“Either you're committed or just interested. If you want to succeed, you need to upgrade.”
“If you tolerate mediocrity, that's exactly what you'll get.”
“When it comes to improving, world-class winners are fanatical about always getting better...they know they are never done.”
—From the inspirational book What Extraordinary People Know by Anthony Moore.
“Things will always change. We don't have a choice about that, but we do have a choice for how we react to change.”
“Whatever we accept and believe determines how we behave...and how we behave determines what we achieve (or don't achieve).”
“Getting your team to believe it can be done is the most important thing you can do.”
“To change any culture, in any company, the people at the top have to show it! Because words without deeds mean nothing.”
“Like the gardener, the effective leader recognizes that change takes time to take root.”
“To get people to follow you through the unpredictable twists and turns, you must not only sell your vision, you must show that you care.”
—From the inspirational book Change Is Good...You Go First by Mac Anderson and Tom Feltenstein.
“Making sure that everyone knows what values are important and then helping everyone turn those good beliefs into everyday behaviors is how leaders create a great place to work.”
“Plans provide us with the direction, focus, and organization we need to stay on task.”
“Don't just teach them how to do their jobs. Also teach them how to be successful!”
“Nothing motivates employees more than knowing they're making a difference.”
“Getting big things done all year long isn't about magic. It's about leadership.”
—From the inspirational book The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus by Eric Harvey.
“You were given your genes, but what you do with them is up to you.”
“Your brain, including all your cognitive strengths and weaknesses, is changeable.”
“The most effective way to exercise your brain is to exercise your body.”
“Your brain is like a seed; nourish and care for it, and it will blossom.”
—From the inspirational book Smarter Next Year by David Bardsley.
“To achieve exponential results requires additonal effort.”
“Customer service is not a department...it's an attitude.”
“The only thing that stands between a person and what he or she wants in life is the will to try it and the faith to believe it possible.”
“They don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.”
“You cannot get what you've never had unless you're willing to do what you've never done.”
—From the inspirational book 212° The Extra Degree by Mac Anderson and Sam Parker.
"It's not how well you start. What matters is how well you finish."
"Every moment you're blessed with on this Earth is, in fact, the perfect moment for action and activity."
"Everyone has to get older. That doesn't mean you have to be old."
"Find joy in your work, and you'll discover the fountain of youth."
"To feel the freedom that comes from being able to do new things and accomplish new goals is wonderful and magical."
—From the inspirational book Your Best is Next by Ira Blumenthal.
“Inspiration is valuable, but it's not enough to affect real change. That requires follow-through and commitment.” -Robert Glazer
“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It's precisely that simple, and it's also that difficult.” -Warren Bennis
“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.” -John Foster Dulles
“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” -Jim Rohn
“The greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” -Joyce Meyer
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” -Marianne Williamson
“It's easier and more convenient to make excuses. It's more difficult - and far more rewarding - to believe you are fully in control of your own destiny.” -Robert Glazer
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” -Oliver Goldsmith
“Be the person you needed when you were younger.” -Ayesha Siddiqi
—From the inspirational book Elevate by Robert Glazer.