80+ Inspiring Motivational Quotes of the Day

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80+ Motivational Quotes to Inspire Change and Growth

Success in life doesn't come from nowhere, it stems from continuous effort and determination that is only possible through motivation. But where do we begin looking for motivation? 

Motivation is the driving force behind the actions we take in order to gain something we desire. It fuels our determination to take actions and changes the way we think, feel, and behave. Motivation is the core behind success.

Have you ever been asked to wash the dishes or take out the trash? These tasks may seem boring and unappealing to you and you may perform them in a careless manner. However, if you were to be rewarded for these tasks, you would exercise a better attitude towards the tasks placed upon you. Your motivation to be rewarded causes you to be the best version of yourself in order to fulfill those tasks. The same is true in life, whether it be your job, business, side hustle, or project. Here are a few quotes to fuel your motivation for today!

Motivational Quotes to Get Started

1. "Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." -Warren Buffet

2. "The best way to predict your future is to create it." -Abraham Lincoln

3. "Do something today that your future self will thank you for." -Sean Patrick Flanery

4. "A year from now you will wish you had started today." -Karen Lamb

5. "You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." -Martin Luther King Jr.

6. "We all have ability. The difference is how we use it." -Stevie Wonder

7. "You never know what you can do until you try." -William Cobbett

8. "Someday is not a day of the week." -Janet Dailey

9. "If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens." -Fay Weldon

10. "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." -Arthur Ashe

11. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." -Walt Disney

Motivational Quotes about Success

1. "Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success." -Joyce Brothers

2. "There is only one success...to be able to spend your life in your own way." -Christopher Marley

3. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." -John D. Rockefeller

4. "People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do." -Rob Siltanen

5. "Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want." -Ken Poirot

6. "Find your why, and you'll find your way." -John C. Maxwell

7. "One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers." -Edmond Mbiaka

8. "Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning." -Benjamin Franklin

9. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." -David Brinkley

10. "Success is a vehicle which moves on a wheel called 'hard work' but the journey is impossible without fuel called 'self confidence.'" -James Carter

11. "Success is never owned, it is rented, and the rent is due everyday." -Unknown

Motivational Quotes for Work

1. "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison

2. "Your only limitation is the one you set up in your own mind." -Napoleon Hill

3. "You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction." -George Lorimer

4. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." -Helen Keller

5. "Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other." -Walter Elliot

6. "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve." -Napoleon Hill

7. "Act if what you do makes a difference. It does." -William James

8. "I didn't get there by wishing for it or going for it, but by working for it." -Estee Lauder

9. "Working hard for something we don't care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion." -Simon Sinek

10. "The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -Winston Churchill 


Encouraging Motivational Quotes

1. "Don't watch the clock, do what it does: keep going." -Sam Levenson

2. "Strength and growth only come through continuous struggle." -Napoleon Hill

3. "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." -Ayn Rand

4. "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up." -Babe Ruth

5. "The best way out is always through." -Robert Frost

6. "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." -Stephen R. Covey

7.  "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today." -Will Rogers

8. "If they say it's impossible , remember it's impossible for them, not for you." -Unknown

9. "Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them." -Unknown


Motivational Quotes For Women

1. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” -Unknown

2. "Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatures in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter what size we are." -Alicia Keys

3. “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” -Malala Yousafzai

4. “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.” -Melinda Gates

5. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” -Nora Ephron

6. "Strong women don't have 'attitudes', we have standards." -Marilyn Monroe

7. "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." -Maya Angelou

8. "Turn your wounds into wisdom." -Oprah Winfrey


Motivational Quotes About Winning

1. "Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try." -Dennis DeYoung

2. “Losers quit when they fail. Winners fail until they succeed.” -Robert Kiyosaki

3. “I never lose. Either I win or lose.” -Nelson Mandela

4. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” -Zig Ziglar

5. "The only one who can tell you 'you can't win' is you, and you don't have to listen." -Jessica Ennis

6. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up." -Nelson Mandela

7. "I haven't failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

8. "Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try." -John F. Kennedy

9. "Success is a sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." -Robert Collier 2

10. "If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can't hear them anymore." -Michele Ruiz


Motivational Quotes About Failure

1. "The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it." -Epicurus 

2.“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

3. "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." -Confucius

4. "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." -Henry Ford

5. "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." -Charles R. Swindoll

6. "The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone is how high you raise your foot." -Benny Lewis

7. "Make glorious, amazing mistakes." -Neil Gaiman

8. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success." -Dale Carnegie

9. "Falling down is how we grow, staying down is how we die." -Brian Vaszily

10. "If you've failed, that means you're doing something. If you're doing something, you have a chance." -Robert Kiyosaki

11. "Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor." -Truman Capote


Motivational Quotes About Hustling

1. "Hustle beats talent when talent doesn't hustle." -Ross Simmonds

2. "All we have to do is decide what to do with the time that is given to us." -J.R.R. Tolkien 

3. "Don't focus on the pain, focus on the progress." -Dwayne Johnson

4. "Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow." -Unknown

5. "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

6. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." -Steve Jobs

7. "If you don't risk anything, you risk even more." -Erica Jong

8. Opportunity doesn't knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door." -Kyle Chandler

9. "Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far." -Gary Vaynerchuk

10. "Dreams don't work unless you do." -John C. Maxwell

11. "Hustle until your haters ask if you're hiring." -Unknown 

How to develop a successful mindset

Motivation is an important part of your journey, and its great that you've come looking for it through empowering quotes. However, in order to develop a successful mindset and life, you need more than just motivation. Here are 3 tips for how to maintain your goals and build yourself up in every day life. 

1. Embrace failure and learn

Failure is a normal aspect of life and a stepping stone to success. Sometimes, you need to be cut down to grow back better. Your mistakes will discourage you and create doubt in your mind, but you have the power to turn that fear into fuel for your success. Today, use your mistakes and failures as tools for your benefit. Embrace failure and try again, this time better.

2. Surround yourself with people who will help you grow

Find the right people to be around. It has been proven by professionals that you inherit personality traits from the people you are near. Are the people around you making you a better person? Are they encouraging you to be the best version of yourself? Are they making you want to be a better person? Find people around you who will encourage you to do your best and who can help you on your journey. Never be the smartest person in the room, find people who can build you up.

3. Give back to others  

Once you've learned and found the right people to be around, give back to your community. Provide others with the information you wish you knew before you started. Help people to avoid the mistakes you made and save time. Your generosity will be rewarded.