Sometimes it's so hard to feel motivated. Whether you're working toward a major life goal or simply trying to get through your daily routine, motivation is a crucial ingredient in the recipe for success. Try a motivation quote to rev your engine, and invite quotes about motivation to carry you toward your ultimate destination. Motivation quotes can be the impetus you have been looking for.

God found Gideon in a hole, Joseph in a prison, Daniel in a lion's den. Next time you feel unqualified to be used by God, remember: He tends to recruit from the pit, not the pedestal. 

Jon Acuff, author and motivational speaker

A word of encouragement can make the difference between giving up or going on.

Delores Cannon

Without effort, your talent is nothing more than your unmet potential. Without effort, your skill is nothing more than what you could have done but didn't.

Angela Duckworth, author

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.

Julie Andrews, actress

Don't go out to prove somebody wrong, go and do things, whether you're female or male, just do it because you believe in yourself and you know you're there to do the job. 

Sarah Thomas, the first female full-time NFL official

Don't count the days; make the days count.

Muhammad Ali

Put your dreams on hold too long and they'll hang up on you.

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Make sure that what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.


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Life is not a rehearsal.

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Ask yourself: What is the best I can do? And then do that.

Cheryl Strayed

The stars we are given. The constellations we make.


Rebecca Solnit

I get nervous a lot. But every time I think I can't do something, I actually want to do it.

Jessica Chastain