201 Motivational Quotes for Winners

That help you Excel in Business and Life


By Hitesh Changela - 02 May 2017 | Motivational, Quotes| 201 Quotes


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1

You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.

Henry David Thoreau

 

2

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply all my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.

Og Mandino

 

3

When you want to succeed as much as you want to breathe, that’s when you will be successful.

Eric Thomas

 

4

If the sun comes up, I have a chance.

Venus Williams

 

5

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

 

6

If we have our own ‘why’ of life, we can bear almost any ‘how.’

Friedrich Nietzsche

 

7

If you saw the size of the blessing coming, you would understand the magnitude of the battle you are fighting.

Joyce Meyer

 

8

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Robert H. Schuller

 

9

Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

 

10

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.

Demi Lovato

 

11

I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.

Art Williams

 

12

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.

Steve Jobs

 

13

Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option.

James Cameron

 

14

At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself what is really important. Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.

Lee Jampolsky

 

15

The phoenix must burn to emerge.

Janet Fitch

 

16

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

Joseph Cossman

 

17

If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?

Joe Namath

 

18

When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you. Let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.

Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

 

19

Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared and humble when you are victorious.

Unknown

 

20

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

 

21

When you think you can't - revisit a previous triumph.

Jack Canfield

 

22

Make each day your masterpiece.

John Wooden

 

23

If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.

Mario Andretti

 

24

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

Maya Angelou

 

25

‘Finished last’ will always be better than ‘did not finish’, which always trumps ‘did not start.’

Unknown

 

26

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

Charles R Swindoll

 

27

There are no accidents... there is only some purpose that we haven't yet understood.

Deepak Chopra

 

28

What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet.

Anne Frank

 

29

Anything worth having is worth going for - all the way.

J.R. Ewing

 

30

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.

Charles Kettering

 

31

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.

Henry Ford

 

32

Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your heart.

Unknown

 

33

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there. Amazing things rarely happen in your comfort zone.

Unknown

 

34

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.

St Jerome

 

35

Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day.

Alice Morse Earle

 

36

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks!

Phillips Brooks

 

37

Good is the enemy of great.

Jim Collins

 

38

The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse.

John Mason

 

39

Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.

Unknown

 

40

Every morning you have two choices, continue your sleep with dreams or wake up and chase your dreams. Choice is yours.

Unknown

 

41

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.

Archie Griffin

 

42

Mile by mile it's a trial; yard by yard it's hard; but inch by inch it's a cinch.

Unknown

 

43

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

Jim Rohn

 

44

How do you deal with rejection? Pretend they say, "It's not you. It's me." Because that is essentially what they mean.

Emma Walton Hamilton

 

45

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

 

46

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.

Will Durant

 

47

You can't let your past hold your future hostage.

LL Cool J

 

48

You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.

John Wooden

 

49

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

Arnold Palmer

 

50

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.

Wayne Dyer

 

51

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

 

52

Ever tired. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

 

53

He who worries about calamities suffers them twice over.

Og Mandino

 

54

The difference between MUST & SHOULD is the life you want and the life you have.

Tony Robbins

 

55

I’m not where I need to be, but thank God I’m not where I used to be.

Joyce Meyer

 

56

Every morning brings new potential, but if you dwell on the misfortunes of the day before, you tend to overlook tremendous opportunities.

Harvey Mackay

 

57

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi

 

58

One finds limits by pushing them.

Herbert Simon

 

59

We sometimes feel that what we do is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

Mother Teresa

 

60

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

Winston Churchill

 

61

It's not can you, it's will you.

Tony Robbins

 

62

If it matters to you, who cares if it matters to anyone else.

Unknown

 

63

Don’t count the days, make the days count.

Muhammad Ali

 

64

There’s a difference between giving up and starting over.

Unknown

 

65

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

 

66

Don’t ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go.

Unknown

 

67

Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.

William J.H. Boetcker

 

68

There are no great men. Just great challenges which ordinary men, out of necessity, are forced by circumstance to meet.

William Frederick Halsey Jr.

 

69

The way you position yourself at the beginning of a relationship has profound impact on where you end up.

Ron Karr

 

70

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

Norman Ralph Augustine

 

71

If you have enough reasons you can do the most incredible things.

Jim Rohn

 

72

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

Jim Rohn

 

73

Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.

Tony Robbins

 

74

Human beings have the remarkable ability to turn nothing into something. They can turn weeds into gardens and pennies into fortunes.

Jim Rohn

 

75

Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.

Claude Bristol

 

76

Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.

Jack Canfield

 

77

You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending.

James R. Sherman

 

78

Develop skills and tool sets that make you better than the best and faster than the rest.

Gerhard Gschwandtner

 

79

Life’s battles don’t always go to the strongest or fastest; sooner or later those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

 

80

We need to forget what we think we are, so that we can really become what we are.

Paulo Coelho

 

81

You can only see in others what is inside of you.

Zig Ziglar

 

82

Don't expect a great day; create one.

Bob Proctor

 

83

Master your strengths, outsource your weaknesses.

Ryan Kahn

 

84

Three things you cannot recover in life:

1) The MOMENT after it’s missed 2) The WORD after it’s said, AND 3) The TIME after it’s wasted.

Unknown

 

85

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Seneca

 

86

There is no genius who hasn't a touch of insanity.

Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

 

87

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.

Winston Churchill

 

88

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

Vince Lombardi

 

89

The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present.

Alice Morse Earle

 

90

Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore.

Zig Ziglar

 

91

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.

Wayne Walter Dyer

 

92

Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.

Jim Rohn

 

93

Become the person who would attract the results you seek.

Jim Cathcart

 

94

We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't.

Frank A. Clark

 

95

Don’t be upset when people reject you. Nice things are rejected all the time by people who can’t afford them.

Unknown

 

96

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

 

97

Break through the bonds of your past.

Tony Robbins

 

98

Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time.

Brian Tracy

 

99

The most important thing in life is to stop saying `I wish’ and start saying `I will’. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.

Charles Dickens

 

100

Don’t limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded.

Charles Schwab

 

101

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

 

102

When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find ways to do it.

David Schwartz

 

103

Hope for the best, be prepared for the worse. Life is shocking, but you must never appear to be shocked. For no matter how bad it is it could be worse and no matter how good it is it could be better.

Maya Angelou

 

104

Resilience is not what happens to you. It’s how you react to, respond to, and recover from what happens to you.

Jeffrey Gitomer

 

105

If you just communicate, you can get by, but if you communicate skillfully you can work miracles.

Jim Rohn

 

106

I am too positive to be doubtful, too optimistic to be fearful, and too determined to be defeated.

Unknown

 

107

Do what is right. Not what is easy.

Unknown

 

108

There are two different sides to every Gemini: the happy/relaxed/playful side and the dark/depressed/lazy side.

Unknown

 

109

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.

Richard Branson

 

110

You begin by always expecting good things to happen.

Tom Hopkins

 

111

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Dalai Lama

 

112

What you feed your mind determines your appetite.

Tom Ziglar

 

113

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

 

114

To be outstanding, get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Alrik Koudenburg

 

115

You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.

Jim Rohn

 

116

If you want to be rich, don't allow yourself the luxury of excuses.

Robert Kiyosaki

 

117

It is our choices . . . that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

K. Rowling

 

118

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

 

119

Today is always the most productive day of your week.

Mark Hunter

 

120

Worrying is stupid. It’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.

Wiz Khalifa

 

121

Only I can change my life. No one else can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

 

122

There is always room at the top.

Daniel Webster

 

123

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

Melody Beattie

 

124

Everything you have in your life you have attracted to yourself because of the person you are.

Brian Tracy

 

125

I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

126

Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.

Malcolm Forbes

 

127

He who every morning plans the transactions of the day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.

Victor Hugo

 

128

When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

 

129

If you don’t make a total commitment to whatever you’re doing, then start to bail out the first time the boat starts leaking.

Lou Holtz

 

130

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

 

131

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.

Vince Lombardi

 

132

Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.

K. Rowling

 

133

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen Covey

 

134

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

Henry Ford

 

135

What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.

Unknown

 

136

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win.

Zig Ziglar

 

137

Everything is always create twice, first in the mind and then in reality.

Stephen Covey

 

138

You can never rise higher than your expectations of yourself. Expect the best!

Brian Tracy

 

139

Faith and fear both demand you believe in something you cannot see. You choose.

Bob Proctor

 

140

I have found that the more I get my ego out of a picture and the more I think about how can I serve other people instead of always thinking about me, the more miracles show up.

Wayne Dyer

 

141

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.

Chris Grosser

 

142

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

 

143

Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs; the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.

David Brooks

 

144

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark

 

145

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

 

146

Do a little more each day than you think you possible can.

Lowell Thomas

 

147

When you do more than you’re paid for, eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do.

Zig Ziglar

 

148

Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.

Og Mandino

 

149

I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.

Ken Venturi

 

150

You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.

Unknown

 

151

You must decide exactly what it is you want in life; no one can do this for you.

Brian Tracy

 

152

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

John D. Rockefeller

 

153

Do what you love, love what you do, and deliver more than you promise.

Harvey Mackay

 

154

Everyone should have a sense of urgency - it is getting a lot done in a short period of time in a calm and confident manner.

Bob Proctor

 

155

Your life only gets better when you get better.

Brian Tracy

 

156

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.

Jamie Paolinetti

 

157

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

158

All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.

John F. Kennedy

 

159

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

 

160

Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.

Unknown

 

161

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank

 

162

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Henry Stanley Haskins

 

163

Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity’s door if you ardently wish to enter.

C. Forbes

 

164

If you’re not scaring your boss, you aren’t trying hard enough.

Tim Frank

 

165

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Charles Kettering

 

166

Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative.

Unknown

 

167

What is the driving force propelling every human being forward in life? Hope.

Unknown

 

168

Possibilities do not merely add up; they multiply.

Paul Romer

 

169

The wise man puts himself last and finds himself first.

Lao Tzu

 

170

Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.

Brian Tracy

 

171

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can GIVE for a dollar, instead of how LITTLE he can give for a dollar is bound to succeed.

Henry Ford

 

172

There are only two options: Make progress or make excuses.

Tony Robbins

 

173

We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.

Earl Nightingale

 

174

Look closely at the present you are constructing. It should look like future you are dreaming.

Alice Walker

 

175

You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

 

176

Forget about the business outlook, be on the outlook for business.

Paul J. Meyer

 

177

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.

Steve Jobs

 

178

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

 

179

Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.

Dan Stanford

 

180

Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

Roy Bennett

 

181

Start every morning by saying, “I believe something wonderful is going to happen to me today.” Repeat it over and over.

Brian Tracy

 

182

What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.

Unknown

 

183

Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John R. Wooden

 

184

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.

Christopher Reeve

 

185

We judge of man’s wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

186

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

 

187

I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

 

188

You are not defined by your past. You are prepared by your past.

Joel Osteen

 

189

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

 

190

Fall down seven times, get up eight.

A Japanese Proverb

 

191

Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.

Aldous Huxley

 

192

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

193

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

194

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.

Tommy Lasorda

 

195

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

 

196

Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today.

Og Mandino

 

197

I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.

Mike Todd

 

198

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

 

199

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

 

200

Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music.

George Carlin

 

201

Man's mind once stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

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Hitesh Changela

CEO, Author, Enterprenuer

Hitesh Changela is CEO of CRM Ultimate Limited, an innovative software technology company, based in the UK. Hitesh has worked in the IT industry for more than 17 years, including over 6 years at Microsoft Ireland. He is author of three books already published on Amazon. Book, Workbook, and QuoteBook . Hitesh lives in London. You can connect through social share or send him email hitesh@hiteshchangela.com or call him on +447404303064.