Motivational Quotes By Famous People
If people are coming to work excited . . . if they're making
mistakes freely and fearlessly . . . if they're having fun . . .
if they're concentrating doing things, rather than preparing
reports and going to meetings - then somewhere you have leaders.
When he reached the New World, Cortez burned his ships. As a
result his crew was well motivated.
The Hunt For Red October
Do not attempt to do a thing unless you are sure of yourself; but
do not relinquish it simply because someone else is not sure of you.
Stewart E. White
Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain.
Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day
obstacles of life -- facing new challenges, seizing new
opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and in
the process, discovering our own unique potential.
We know nothing about motivation. All we can do is write books
Peter F. Drucker
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent
will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with
talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan,
'Press on,' has solved and always will solve the problems of the
Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may
have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn
how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to
entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the
past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would
let go of today?
Mary Manin Morrissey author
Nobody is stronger, nobody is weaker than someone who came
back. There is nothing you can do to such a person because
whatever you could do is less than what has already been done to
him. We have already paid the price.
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you,
but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it.
Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no
one can take it away.
If what you're working for really matters, you'll give it all you've got.
Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.
Sir Winston Churchill
People prefer to follow those who help them, not those who
C. Gene Wilkes
The mechanics of industry is easy. The real engine is the people
Their motivation and direction.
I never criticize a player until they are first convinced of my
unconditional confidence in their abilities.
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do!
I've always felt it was not up to anyone else to make me give my
Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what
you should have accomplished with your ability.
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.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in
one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up s.
No one does anything from a single motive.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Sir John Lubbock
Why did I want to win? because I didn't want to lose!
The most important thing about motivation is goal setting. You
should always have a goal.
Francie Larrieu Smith
I still feel like I gotta prove something. There are a lot of
people hoping I fail. But I like that. I need to be hated.
This time like all times is a very good one if we but know what
to do with it
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.
George Van Valkenburg
There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
Marquis De Vauvenargues
Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing
that life is made up of little things.
Frank A. Clark
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