Motivational quotes that will inspire you to greatness
Stuck in a rut lately? You’re not alone – every day, people struggle with problems which hold them back from experiencing happiness and achieving success. Yet, some manage to rise above their challenges to accomplish remarkable things.
By motivating yourself on a daily basis, you can join their ranks. Below, we’ll share a few quotes we use whenever we get stuck.
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
Forged in the cauldron of World War II, Sir Winston Churchill was the man who inspired a nation in its darkest hour to rise up against the Nazis. Despite facing dire circumstances, his unfailing optimism worked – the Axis power smashed up against the Stiff Upper Lip of Mother Britain, but they failed to break through.
If he could find a way to seize victory from the jaws of certain defeat, you can find a way out of your problems. Just keep your head up and look for opportunities.
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
Firstly, Michael Scott did NOT make this quote – let’s just be clear about that. Secondly, Wayner didn’t have a 1.000 shooting percentage in his career. He took plenty of shots that missed or were stopped – however, many others went in.
If you are holding back on taking action, you will never be successful. Get over yourself and take the shot.
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
Belief can be tremendously empowering or debilitating. Keep thinking of ways you can get the job done, and in time, you will. Keep thinking of ways you will screw things up, and you won’t put in an honest effort.
Take the prior approach, correct course along the way, and in time, success will be yours.
“It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you don’t stop.” – Confucius
Intimidated by those who act quickly? As advantageous as it can be to act first in areas like entrepreneurship, those trying to lose weight should not concern themselves with the success of their peers.
Continue to do the right things at your own pace and results will come.
“Whatever the mind … can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill
Thoughts become things. Any object, concept, or idea you’ve come into contact with was once an idea in the deep recesses of somebody’s brain. Believe in your ideas, and you’ll be surprised with what you can achieve.
“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.” – Steve Jobs
The pressure to find one’s calling in life straight out of college is immense these days. This has a lot to do with the astronomical cost of school – nonetheless, know that you mustn’t settle for misery.
If you hate what you do, try something else that interests you. Keep doing this and in time, you’ll find your jam. Trust us.
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
We all experience personal tragedy one one level or another. Some are crippled by it and allow these circumstances to weigh them down. Others struggle to find closure, but eventually go on to have a satisfactory life. However, a few manage to attach a powerful meaning to their pain, using it to drive themselves to unimaginable heights.
As hurtful as life can be sometimes, do your best to find empowerment in negative circumstances, and in time, you’ll be better off than you ever imagined.