Motivational Quotes Page 2

There are literally thousands of motivational quotes. Here are page 2 of our collection you will find ones that have motivated us. We hope the words of these famous people are ones that will give a positive thought to your day.
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Motivational Quotes
"Have the vision to see beyond the ordinary."


"He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed." William James(1842 - 1910)

"Men who reach decisions promptly usually have the capacity to move with definiteness of purpose in other circumstances."
Andrew Carnegie

"You can motivate yourself by aspiring to be your best self." Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D.,
Negaholics How to Overcome Negativity and Turn Your Life Around

Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.
Jim Rohn

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
Calvin Coolidge

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Maya Angelou

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
Richard Bach

A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
Bernard M. Baruch

People see me and say, "If you can do it, so can I," and I am there to tell them yes, yes they can. Emma Rhodes, ED.D

It's not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause. Jack Benny

A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope. Charles Schulz

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Erma Bombeck

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Confucius

Taking the time to recognize the positive aspects in your life, may also help you to appreciate them. Diane Matyas,
Performance: Your Guide to Personal and Professional Excellence

Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts. Og Mandino,
The Greatest Salesman in the World

"If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the 'as if' technique." William James

"If you care encough for a result, you will most certainly attain it." William James

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli

It doesn't matter if I don't succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.
Linda Evans

Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals.
Henry Ford

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Brian Tracy

Risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
Leo Buscaglia

You may delay, but time will not.
Benjamin Franklin

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
John Paul Getty

Try to realize it's all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you're only very small and life flows on within you and without you.
George Harrison

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things - not the great occasions - that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.
Bob Hope

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Andrew Carnegie

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale

Speaking from my personal experiences, setting goals, along with a detailed action plan, has actually changed my life from one cast in frustration to one of purpose.
Catherine Pulsifer

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
President Obama

Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
Jean Paul Richter

If motivation is the icing on the cake, I think inspiration can be described as the cherry. Lynda Field,
Weekend Life Coach


When you are having a bad day or you feel discouraged reading motivational quotes can help change your thinking, your attitude and your day. They inject a positive thought and will give you words to consider and hopefully encourage you. Motivation comes within. No one can give it to you, people can influence you, but true motivation is something you find in yourself.



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