Motivational Quotes

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


I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger. – Tim Tebow


The great fights with your strongest rivals are always the biggest motivation. When you win easily it’s not the same taste. – Valentino Rossi


When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation. – Arsene Wenger


If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday. – Noel Coward


Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated. – Lou Holtz


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


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


Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. – Norman Ralph Augustine


Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way. – Les Brown


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


The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don’t fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best. – Benjamin Carson


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

– Mario Andretti


Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way. – Bella Thorne


Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.

– Bo Bennett


If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down. – Eminem


An employee’s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager. – Bob Nelson


There’s always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning. – Pat Riley


Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. – Donald Trump


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


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Ryun


I think it all comes down to motivation. If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it. – Edmund Hillary


In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.

– William J. Clinton


When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it’s time for me to move away from the game. – Michael Jordan


I don’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game. – Tom Landry


I love the challenge of the game. I love the work. My goal right now is to have a season next year that will make people forget about this one. I’ll use things like this for motivation. I’m pumped. I’m hungry. – Alex Rodriguez


Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant. – Michael Shermer


Hope is the motivation that empowers the unemployed, enabling them to get out of bed every single morning with unbounded enthusiasm as they look for work.

– Emanuel Cleaver


I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions. – Sidney Sheldon


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


People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation. – Jim Carrey


A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. – Pat Riley


What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire – the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery. – Ellen Ochoa


My motivation is tomorrow, just one day at a time, right? – Rafael Nadal


When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, ‘It’s in the script.’ If he says, ‘But what’s my motivation?, ‘ I say, ‘Your salary.’

– Alfred Hitchcock