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"Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you." - Jim Rohn

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people. - Lee Iacocca

A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self-confidence. - Brian Tracy

You feel you have to help yourself to grow; you develop the attitude that if you work hard you can have a better life, you don't expect someone to help you. But if you give 70%, you'll get 70% results. If you want to do well, you have to give 100% or even more. - Lee Lai Shan

Earn as much money as you possibly can and as quickly as you can. The sooner you get money out of the way, the sooner you will be able to get to the rest of your problems in style. - Jim Rohn

Have a talk with yourself. Then have a lot more talks with yourself. Convince number one that you can succeed and you will succeed. If you don't believe in you, why should anyone else? - Tom Hopkins

Make a list of all the things you couldn't stand last year - and the year before. Some of them you've now learned to emotionally accept. This is called growth. - Ken Keyes

Accomplishing anything important involves risk, and therefore fear. But if you let the fear dominate, you'd never take any risks, and therefore you wouldn't accomplish anything. - Deepak Chopra

The most important thing when confronted with adversity is to concentrate on what to do next, not on what has gone wrong. - Tom J Fatjo

One should keep going despite heavy weather; for there is always calm ahead. - L Ron Hubband

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. - William Arthur Ward

There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them. - Clare Boothe Luce

Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon. - Denis Waitley

Motivation is an inner drive, an idea captured in the imagination. - Denis Waitley

Motivation can be harnessed to an intense drive toward a goal. - Denis Waitley

Men and women who are motivated push themselves forward, plow through the inevitable setbacks, heading ever onward to their dreams. - Denis Waitley

Motivation is essential to succeeding in any endeavor you try. - Denis Waitley

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. - Les Brown

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing; that's why we recommend it daily. - Zig Ziglar

The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves. - Mike Ditka

You can change motivation by changing the way you think about yourself and your circumstances. - Psychologist

All motivation is self-motivation. - Anonymous

Motivational books and recordings can serve as a stepping stone to get you out of the dumps. - Zig Ziglar

If you ask a lot of weird questions, and if you're persistent, you can find out how anyone does anything, including motivation. - Richard Bandler

You must motivate yourself everyday. - Matthew Stasior

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life - or am I mass-motivated? - Earl Nightingale

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. - Mario Andretti

When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. - Greg Anderson

I'm slowly becoming a convert to the principle that you can't motivate people to do things, you can only demotivate them. The primary job of the manager is not to empower but to remove obstacles. - Scott Raymond Adams

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner. - Les Brown

Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves. - Herman Cain

Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening. - Edwin Hubbel

Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections. - Archibald Alexander

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Who is sure of their own motives can in confidence advance or retreat. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

We talk on principal, but act on motivation. - Walter Savage Landor

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Holtz

Motivation is an external, temporary high that pushes you forward. Inspiration is a sustainable internal glow which pulls you forward. - Thomas Leonard

Most people motivate themselves by thinking about how bad they will feel if they don't do something, and then they move away from that bad feeling. A few people uses pleasant feeling to move toward what they want to have happen, instead of away from what they don't want to have happen. - Richard Bandler

A lot of problems have to do with motivation. Either they're not motivated to do things they want to do, or other people want them to do, or they are motivated to do things they, or other people, don't want them to do. - Richard Bandler

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around. - Jim Rohn

One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. - Edward de Bono

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. - Tony Dorsett


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