200+ Motivational quotes to keep the flame alive.

Insightful and thought-provoking motivational quotes can help you sustain your enthusiasm, reignite your passion for life, and more.

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Motivational quotes to inspire and illuminate.

Life will take you by surprise and sometimes knock you down. Motivational quotes can provide solace and wisdom during difficult times. They also serve as a beacon of hope for some. Creative projects like flyers, letters, and wallpapers featuring powerful motivational quotes can help you turn your life around.

Explore this curated selection of motivational quotes to find one that best fits your needs. Choose the ones that help you clearly get your message across.

Motivational quotes for work.

You might be in a job you love, but, you may still feel down in the dumps. Finding the perfect motivational quote can speak to your heart and soothe your soul.

Aside from inspiring you and your colleagues, these motivational quotes for work share a lot of wisdom and valuable insights. Feature your favorite motivational quotes for work through a standout wallpaper, poster, or card. This way, you’ll always have something inspiring within easy reach.

I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.”

Thomas Jefferson

Luck doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. This quote reminds you that luck is still a product of your hard work.

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.”
Steve Jobs
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
African Proverb
A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job.”
Michael Larsen
It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit.”
Harry S. Truman
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
Maya Angelou
Your most important work is always ahead of you, never behind you.”
Stephen Covey
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.”
Calvin Coolidge
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
Beverly Sills
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”
Colin Powell
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Powerful motivational quotes.

Shift your perspective with these powerful motivational quotes. Whether it’s for school, work, or personal use, these quotes can keep the light shining, even on dark days.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”
Helen Keller
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
Barack Obama
Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.”
Miguel de Unamuno
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things.’”
John Burroughs
The problem … is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people … recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”
Napoleon Hill , Think and Grow Rich
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

Norman Vincent Peale

This is your reminder to start believing in yourself more. You’re capable of accomplishing a lot of things. You have the power to take action now and turn your life around.

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us."

Joseph Campbell

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. When things go awry, be prepared to pivot.

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.”
Chinese Proverb
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
Malala Yousafzai
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Short motivational quotes.

When life throws you a curveball, sometimes short motivational quotes can work their magic. These fantastic quotes can help you cope and keep you inspired. Pick your favorite short motivational quotes to add to creative projects like flyers, letters, and collages.

One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
Sigmund Freud
I cannot let the fear of the past color the future.”
Julie Kagawa , The Eternity Cure
Live boldly. Push yourself. Don't settle.”
Jojo Moyes , Me Before You
One must always be prepared for riotous and endless waves of transformation.”
Elizabeth Gilbert , Eat, Pray, Love
Life’s short. Live passionately.”
Marc A. Pitman
A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.”
Ray A. Davis
Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won't carry a quitter.”
Stephen King , Duma Key
Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running.”
Zig Ziglar
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”
Charles R. Swindoll
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
Arthur Ashe
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Motivational quotes for success.

As cliché as this may sound, success doesn’t come easy. To achieve it, means putting in the work, overcoming challenges, and continuously improving yourself. These motivational quotes for success will serve as your guide, stirring you to action and helping you grow along the way.

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Anonymous

While this quote is often attributed to figures like Vidal Sassoon, Vince Lombardi, and Stubby Currence, its earliest appearance was back in the 1920s, with a strong match appearing in 1934 in the Oklahoma City Star.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”
Aristotle
You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.”
Steve Garvey
Goals should never be easy. They should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.”
Michael Phelps
A goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.”
Joe Vitale
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”
Epictetus
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better."
Samuel Beckett , Worstward Ho
Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember—the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”
Zig Ziglar
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
Henry David Thoreau
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
John F. Kennedy
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Best motivational quotes.

The best motivational quotes will show you the truth and give you several ideas on how to live your life. From using every opportunity to learn what you can to changing your perspective on time, these quotes will help illuminate your path.

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
Viktor E. Frankl , Man’s Search for Meaning
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”
Arthur C. Clarke
It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.”
The Bhagavad Gita
Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”

Eleanor Roosevelt ,

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are … The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw , Mrs. Warren's Profession
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet … And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up.”
Stephen Hawking
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day … No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”
Denis Waitley
Now is the time to get serious about living your ideals. How long can you afford to put off who you really want to be? Your nobler self cannot wait any longer …”
Epictetus , The Art of Living
Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.”
Nelson Mandela
Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can, there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.”
Sarah Caldwell
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Funny motivational quotes.

The words “funny motivational quotes” don’t seem like a good combination, but they work. Sometimes, when you feel like you’re losing hope, a healthy dose of laughter can make a difference. Check out these funny motivational quotes and showcase your sense of humor through your creative projects.

It is impossible to discourage the real writers - they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write.”
Sinclair Lewis
I need to stop getting into situations where all my options are potentially bad.”
Jack Campbell , Dauntless
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy-ass weights.”

Ronnie Coleman

It’s not enough for you to just want something. This funny motivational quote is a great reminder that if you want to become or achieve something, you still need to put in the work.

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.”
Erma Bombeck
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

Jack London

Waiting for inspiration won’t result in anything. You need to be proactive and chase it down.

My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.”
Dave Barry
I have noticed that even people who claim everything is predetermined and that we can do nothing to change it look before they cross the road.”
Stephen Hawking
Life is hard. After all, it kills you.”
Katharine Hepburn
Whatever you do, always give 100%—unless you’re donating blood.”
Bill Murray
Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.”

Mark Twain

Worrying is a trap that sucks the joy out of the present and the future. And while it can be difficult to not worry, take a cue from this quote and try to worry a bit less. You’ll be doing yourself a huge favor.

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Positive motivational quotes.

A little positivity can go a long way. Fill your life with inspiration with these positive motivational quotes. Feature your favorites on customized wallpapers or cute cards. There’s no limit to what you can do with these nuggets of wisdom.

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”
Veronica Roth , Divergent
Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”
Roy T. Bennett , The Light in the Heart
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full, also, of the overcoming of it.”
Helen Keller
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.”
Samuel Lover , Rory O'More
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.”
Maya Angelou
‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning ... Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”
Chico Xavier
If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.”
Lev Grossman , The Magicians
The most important step a man can take. It's not the first one, is it? It's the next one. Always the next step, Dalinar.”
Brandon Sanderson , Oathbringer
Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it … Don't allow his anger to become your anger.”

Bohdi Sanders,

Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior

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Motivational work quotes.

Need additional motivation for work? Here are some more motivational work quotes to get you through the week. These highlight the importance of hard work and ambition, as well as the need to change for the better.

Working hard is very important. You're not going to get anywhere without working extremely hard."
George Lucas
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.”
Robert Hall
It’s not about money or connection—it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.”
Mark Cuban
We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”
Max De Pree
All employees have an innate desire to contribute to something bigger than themselves.”
Jag Randhawa
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
Ella Fitzgerald
Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”
Henry Ford
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
Nelson Mandela
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
Mark Twain
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Daily motivational quotes.

No one knows what’ll happen in a day. You might wake up feeling excited, but as the day progresses, you start to feel unmotivated. While these daily motivational quotes won’t exactly solve your problems, they can provide some guidance and wisdom to help you get through the day.

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts—it gives you what you demand with your actions.”
Steve Maraboli , Life, the Truth, and Being Free
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.”
Anthony Robbins
Make today worth remembering.”
Zig Ziglar
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
Les Brown
Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.”
Lindsey Vonn
There is always a light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.”
Amanda Gorman
Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.”
Nicole Kidman
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”
The Dalai Lama
When you arise in the morning, think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
Marcus Aurelius
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
Wayne Dyer
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Weekly motivational quotes.

A lot can happen within a week. When things don’t turn out the way you’d want them to, look for inspiration from these weekly motivational quotes. Pick your favorites and create bespoke letters or banners to help you stay motivated throughout the week.

Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.”

Zig Ziglar,

Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World

What's done is done. What's gone is gone. One of life's lessons is always moving on. It’s okay to look back to see how far you’ve come but keep moving forward.”

Roy T. Bennett,

The Light in the Heart

The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”
Mother Teresa
You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.”
Mandy Hale
Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.”
Pablo Picasso
Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”
Isabel Allende
Rivers know this: There is no hurry. We shall get there someday.”
A.A. Milne
True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.”
Mortimer J. Adler
If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”
Jim Rohn
If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”
Erica Jong
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Success motivational quotes.

Sometimes, a handful of motivational quotes for success just won’t cut it. So, we’re sharing more success motivational quotes to refresh your spirits.

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”
Robert Collier
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.”
Earl Nightingale
All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do.”
Norman Vincent Peale
Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.”
Germany Kent
There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.”
Mister Rogers
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.”
John Wooden
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”
Benjamin Disraeli
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
David Brinkley
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.”
Dale Carnegie
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill
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Good motivational quotes.

Good motivational quotes encourage you to be a better version of yourself. You can often find them on posters, wallpapers, and cards. From living life on your own terms to celebrating small wins, these motivational quotes will be a constant source of enlightenment and positivity.

Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you."
Margaret Thatcher
The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.”
Peter Shaffer , Five Finger Exercise
People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren't already complicated enough.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón , The Shadow of the Wind
The voice says, maybe you don't go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go to hell for the things you don't do. The things you don't finish.”
Chuck Palahniuk , Lullaby
Remember to celebrate the small accomplishments along your journey because they will provide the support needed when the road gets rocky.”
C. Toni Graham
The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue.”

Brian Tracy,

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Nothing is born into this world without labor.”
Rob Liano
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
Confucius
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”
Coco Chanel
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.”
William James
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Deep motivational quotes.

Don’t let the “deep” in deep motivational quotes deter you from using these for your creative projects. They’re actually very accessible and easy to understand. However, some might require you to ponder them just a bit more.

Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams … Don't accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind ...”

Robin S. Sharma,

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
William Faulkner
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
Thomas Edison
A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”
B.F. Skinner
Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.”
Theodore Roosevelt
Hope in the shadow of fear is the world's most powerful motivator.”
Neal Shusterman , Scythe
Writer’s block results from too much head. Cut off your head … You have to be reckless when writing. Be as crazy as your conscience allows.”

Joseph Campbell,

A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.”
Calvin Coolidge
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

Herman Melville

Failure is an inevitable part of life, but whatever you do, strive to be original. Based on Melville’s quote, it’s much better to fail with an original idea than to achieve success with something copied.

I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process.”
Oprah Winfrey
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Famous motivational quotes.

Look to these famous motivational quotes for inspiration. No matter the journey, these quotes from well-known leaders, artists, activists, and educators will help guide you through some of life’s tougher moments. Share the wisdom and motivation with your loved ones via custom letters, cards, and collages.

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer … I will face my fear … Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Frank Herbert , Dune
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
Booker T. Washington
You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script.”
Oprah Winfrey
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”
Alice Walker
Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”
Audrey Hepburn
I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.”
Lucille Ball
You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”
Tina Fey
The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.”
Amelia Earhart
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Cute motivational quotes.

These cute motivational quotes are fairly short and easy to memorize. And if you need a quick tonic for encouragement and inspiration, showcase these on your custom-made desktop wallpapers, banners, or flyers.

Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”
Paulo Coelho , Brida
I write for the same reason I breathe—because if I didn't, I would die.”
Isaac Asimov
And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!”
Dr. Seuss , Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all.”
Nathan W. Morris
Do it badly; do it slowly; do it fearfully; do it any way you have to, but do it.”

Steve Chandler ,

Reinventing Yourself: How to Become the Person You've Always Wanted to Be

A birth-date is a reminder to celebrate the life as well as to update the life.”
Amit Kalantri , Wealth of Words
If reading makes you happy, do it. Whatever makes your heart sing and brings you joy, do that too.”

C. Toni Graham

This is your sign to pick up a hobby, rediscover your passion for reading, and any other activity that brings you joy.

I have learned not to allow rejection to move me.”
Cicely Tyson
If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy”
Mark Cuban
I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.”

Edna Mode, The Incredibles

You can learn a lot from the past, but it’s also important that you remember to focus on the present.

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Motivational quotes for life.

Everyone has a unique journey to take in this life. Whether you’re planning to venture out of your comfort zone or take back control over your life, these motivational quotes for life will help guide you and chart your path.

Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.”
Michelle Hodkin , The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making.”

Stephen Richards,

Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”
Les Brown
I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.”
Joe Abercrombie , Last Argument of Kings
When things do not go your way, remember that every challenge—every adversity—contains within it the seeds of opportunity and growth.”
Roy T. Bennett
Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.”
Shannon L. Alder
You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we're not. We always have the power of our minds …”
Louise L. Hay
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
Lou Holtz
I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would.”
Tehmina Durrani , My Feudal Lord
No one asks how to motivate a baby. A baby naturally explores everything it can get at, unless restraining forces have already been at work. And this tendency doesn't die out, it's wiped out.”
B.F. Skinner , Walden Two
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Happy motivational quotes.

These happy motivational quotes will fill your day with positivity. Use these for different creative projects and spread good cheer no matter where you are.

Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you.”
Beyoncé
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
Oprah Winfrey
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”
Helen Keller
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”

Epictetus

Some things will be beyond your control. When you’re facing such situations, do yourself a favor and try to worry less. Start taking proactive action to take back your happiness.

We forge the chains we wear in life."
Charles Dickens
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts."
Richard Bach
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes."
Andrew Carnegie
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them."
Bernard M. Baruch
Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it."
Greg Anderson
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Love motivational quotes.

Love, romantic or otherwise, requires conscious effort. And that’s a good thing. These love motivational quotes will give you the wisdom and guidance needed so you can create and nurture better relationships.

When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.”
Jordan Belfort
It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and that is faithful to what it finds."
St. Augustine
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself."
Søren Kierkegaard
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be."
Anton Chekhov
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life."
Leo Buscaglia
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Rules for happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for."
Immanuel Kant
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.”
Lord Byron
Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice."
Eric Fromm
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined to strengthen each other and to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories."
George Eliot
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Cheesy motivational quotes.

Yes, they’re corny and they’re cliché. But these cheesy motivational quotes hold a grain of truth. They can still motivate and inspire. Add a dash of humor to creative projects like posters, cards, and banners with these cheesy motivational quotes.

Be happy, it drives people crazy.”
Paulo Coelho
Life is like a sewer … what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.”
Tom Lehrer
Everyone wants happiness. No one wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.”
Anonymous
You are strong enough to face it all, even if it doesn’t feel like it right now.”
Anonymous
One day someone is going to hug you so tight that all of your broken pieces will stick back together.”
Kathleen Long , Broken Pieces
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
Elbert Hubbard
Bad decisions make good stories.”
Ellis Vidler
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Simple motivational quotes.

Memorize these. Write them down. Use them for cute wallpapers or school flyers. Regardless of how you use them, these simple motivational quotes will lift your spirits and keep you motivated.

The expert in anything was once a beginner.”
Helen Hayes
The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.”
Tricia Cunningham
Follow your bliss and doors will open where there were no doors before.”
Joseph Campbell , The Power of Myth
Keep creating: The world yearns to celebrate your next masterpiece.”
Ken Poirot
Patience is the only way you can endure the gray periods.”

Teri Hatcher ,

Burnt Toast: And Other Philosophies of Life

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
H.G. Wells
Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”
Sam Levenson
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.”
W. Clement Stone
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”

Robert H. Schuller

This is a thoughtful way of looking at problems. Instead of seeing them as hurdles, why not think of them as guides—maybe even side quests?

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Motivational leadership quotes.

Even leaders have their moments of vulnerability. If you find yourself losing sight of your goal or purpose, get some much-needed inspiration from these motivational leadership quotes.

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”
Rosalynn Carter
Leadership is absolutely about inspiring action, but it is also about guarding against mis-action.”
Simon Sinek
Good leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse perspectives who can disagree with you without fear of retaliation.”
Doris Kearns Goodwin
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent."
Douglas MacArthur
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit."
Arnold Glasow
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
John Quincy Adams
The student has goals. The master has systems to reach her goals.”
Maxime Legace
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”
Ralph Nader
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Summer motivational quotes.

Summer is a magical time that’s filled with endless possibilities. Soak up the sun and share the freedom that summer brings with these summer motivational quotes. Create stunning wallpapers, collages, and posters that capture the season’s fun-filled spirit.

If you're not getting better in the summer, you're wasting your time."
Chris Bosh
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
Anton Chekhov
A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows."
St. Francis of Assisi
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.”
While it’s not what you’d expect from summer motivational quotes, this reminds you to take it easy. Give yourself enough time to have fun and take in the beauty of the season.
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Summer isn’t just a time of fun and adventure. Like spring, it can also be a season for new beginnings.

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Spring motivational quotes.

Spring brings the promise of new beginnings. Stay motivated with the help of these insightful spring motivational quotes. These are guaranteed to inspire you, no matter the time of the year.

Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
Leo Tolstoy , Anna Karenina
Spring is proof that there is beauty in new beginnings.”
Matshona Dhliwayo
An optimist is the human personification of spring.”
Susan J. Bissonnette
You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”

Walter Hagen

Give yourself time to take in all the wonders that life has to offer. This spring motivational quote reminds you to take each day as it comes.

Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.”

Luther Burbank

Make custom creative projects like wallpapers or posters featuring this quote so you have beautiful daily reminders.

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Fall motivational quotes.

These fall motivational quotes show you the beauty of the season. From learning the value of letting go to reframing your perspectives on endings, they share nuggets of wisdom. Stay motivated by using these as writing prompts or as part of your personal projects.

Autumn is the season to release what no longer serves you.”
Unknown
Autumn, the season that teaches us that change can be beautiful.”
Heather Stillufsen
Autumn is the eternal corrective. It is ripeness and color and a time of maturity; but it is also breadth, and depth, and distance.”
Hal Borland
Autumn leaves don’t fall; they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.”
Delia Owens
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Winter motivational quotes.

Winter may bring in the colder months but it’s not all doom and gloom. These winter motivational quotes share the brighter side of winter. They also shed light on the opportunities that the season brings. Pick your favorite winter motivational quotes and use them to take your custom projects to the next level.

We all grow tired eventually; it happens to everyone. Even the sun, at the close of the year, is no longer a morning person.”
Joyce Rachelle
How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!"
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Even the strongest blizzards start with a single snowflake.”
Sara Raasch , Snow Like Ashes
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: If we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”
Anne Bradstreet
Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.”
Paul Theroux
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Recommendations for using motivational quotes.

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