Famous Motivational Quotes and Sayings

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A collection of some of the most famous and best Motivational quotes, sayings from famous authors. Check out these best quotes on motivation and get motivated.

Famous Motivational Quotes

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
Voltaire

Famous Motivational Quotes and Sayings
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Samuel Johnson

He who hesitates is lost.
Proverb

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Winston Churchill

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose--a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Shelley

If you miss an opportunity, don't close your eyes with tears and feel sad; keep your vision clear so that you will not miss the next one."
Author Unknown

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."
Foster C. McClellan

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Og Mandino

If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney

Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
Bradley Whitford

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C. S. Lewis

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Maya Angelou

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Mark Twain

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller

Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
Philip Sidney

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Confucius

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Ayn Rand
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Rajan Sehgal delete 7/02/2015

Good collection of quotes on motivation.
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* I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. —Stephen Covey

* The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. —Amelia Earhart