30 Motivational Quotes That Will Make You Want To Get Up And Do Something

Motivational quotes work wonders to get you off your butt and work. If you ever feel at a loss or just don’t feel motivated, watch a motivational speech or read these motivational quotes. Even getting a motivational calendar or downloading an app on your phone that will give you one motivational quote a day to focus on will help you get more motivated! Never forget to believe in yourself because you can do anything. You got this!

1. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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2. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill

4. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” -Henry Thoreau

5. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie

6. “Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.” -Mark Twain

7. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” — Unknown 

8. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn

9.“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’”
— Audrey Hepburn

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10. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” — George Herbert

11. “There is nothing impossible to they who will try.”
— Alexander the Great

12. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
— Malala Yousafzai

13. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs

14. “Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” — St. Jerome

15. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” — Helen Keller

16. “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

17. “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” — Unknown

18. “I am not afraid… I was born to do this.” — Joan of Arc

19. “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

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20. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

21. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

22. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

23. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey

24. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller

25. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt

26. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life–think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” — Swami Vivekananda

27. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” — Ray Goforth

28. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” — Tony Robbins

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29. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” — Steve Jobs

30. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” — Vince Lombardi


What is your favorite motivational quote out of the ones listed above? What is a motivational quote that you read to get you off your butt? Please Comment down below!