Here are 25 of my favorite motivational quotes from some famous and not-so-famous folks. I hope you find inspiration in them like I have!
1. Strive for progress, not perfection. -Unknown 2. You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it. -Maya Angelou 3. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky 4. If you donít make mistakes, you arenít really trying. -Unknown 5. You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. -Ruth E. Renkl 6. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. -Mahatma Gandhi 7. Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. -Norman R. Augustine 8. I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate. -George Burns 9. Energy and persistence conquer all things. -Benjamin Franklin 10. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 11. No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. -Aesop 12. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. -Albert Einstein 13. Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. -Lou Holtz 14. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryan 15. I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. -Michael Jordan 16. Fear is what stops you... courages is what keeps you going. -Unknown 17. The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race. -Unknown 18. The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline. -Steve Smith 19. Just do it.ô -Nike 20. In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself. -Anonymous 21. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. -Mark Twain 22. It's not who you are that holds you back, itís who you think youíre not. -Anonymous 23. Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. -Oprah Winfrey 24. It's never too late to become what you might have been. -George Elliot 25. Clear your mind of canít. -Samuel Johnson
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