100 Inspirational Quotes That Motivates You To Succeed

As we grow older day by day, life also becomes tougher – problems and challenges become bigger. Sometimes, we wish that we could go back to the years when we were still kids and when problems are as tiny as our little dreams. One of the best ways to keep lighting up the fire inside our body and soul is by reading inspirational quotes and sayings from popular people through their powerful words.

Here you will find the list of 100 inspirational quotes to motivate you every day.

  1. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill
  2. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” –Proverb
  3. “Successful entrepreneurs are givers and not takers of positive energy.” –Anonymous
  4. “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” –Anonymous
  5. “Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.” –Anonymous
  6. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” –Oscar Wilde
  7. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” –Anonymous
  8. “The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” –Bruce Feirstein
  9. “Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” –Vaibhav Shah
  10. “If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” –Anonymous
  11. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” –John Wooden
  12. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” –David Brinkley
  13. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
  14. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” –Henry Ford
  15. “If you’re going through hell keep going.” –Winston Churchill
  16. “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
  17. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney
  18. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” –Albert Einstein
  19. “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” –Anonymous
  20. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” –Anonymous
  21. “What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable.” –Anonymous
  22. “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –Lolly Daskal
  23. “Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.” –Anonymous
  24. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” –Chris Grosser
  25. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” –Albert Einstein
  26. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
  27. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –Thomas A. Edison
  28. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents–start charging for it.” –Kim Garst
  29. “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.” –Anonymous
  30. “If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got.” –Anonymous
  31. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.” –A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  32. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it–teach yourself to be impatient.” –Gurbaksh Chahal
  33. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” –Robert Kiyosaki
  34. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” –T. Harv Eker
  35. “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
  36. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.” –Robert Frost
  37. “You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.” –Philippos
  38. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.” –Mark Twain
  39. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” –Pablo Picasso
  40. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing–that’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar
  41. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” –Thomas Jefferson
  42. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” –Napoleon Hill
  43. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” –Robert Collier
  44. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” –Thomas J. Watson
  45. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” –Michael John Bobak
  46. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” –Earl Nightingale
  47. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” –Vidal Sassoon
  48. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” –Les Brown
  49. “I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.” –Martha Stewart
  50. “The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” –Napoleon Hill
  51. “The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.” –Denis Waitley
  52. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” –Jane Smiley
  53. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” –George Bernard Shaw
  54. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” –Diane Ackerman
  55. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” –Anonymous
  56. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” –Mark Twain
  57. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” –Bruce Lee
  58. “There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” –Roger Staubach
  59. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” –Dale Carnegie
  60. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” –Jim Rohn
  61. “To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” –Anonymous
  62. “If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” –Jim Rohn
  63. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” –Mark Caine
  64. “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
  65. “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” –Audre Lorde
  66. “Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.” –Anonymous
  67. “When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.” –Lolly Daskal
  68. “I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.” –Oprah Winfrey
  69. “No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” –Anonymous
  70. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” –Truman Capote
  71. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John R. Wooden
  72. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” –Margaret Thatcher
  73. “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
  74. “Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” –Nathaniel Hawthorne
  75. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” –Colin R. Davis
  76. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” –Ralph Nader
  77. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” –Maya Angelou
  78. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” –Bill Gates
  79. “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” –Henry Kravis
  80. “Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it.” –Anonymous
  81. “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” –Booker T. Washington
  82. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” –Theodore N. Vail
  83. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” –Herman Melville
  84. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid.” –Spencer Johnson
  85. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.” –Washington Irving
  86. “Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.” –Anonymous
  87. “A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” — Bruce Lee
  88. “Success is … knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” –John C. Maxwell
  89. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” –Wayne Dyer
  90. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” –Anatole France
  91. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.” –Dale Carnegie
  92. “You can do anything, but not everything.” –Anonymous
  93. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” –Steve Jobs
  94. “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
  95. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” –Michael Jordan
  96. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryun
  97. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” –Dale Carnegie
  98. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” –Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  99. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” –Francis Chan
  100. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” –George Lorimer

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