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.

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.

Alan Alda

The only real handicaps are those we create for ourselves.

Paul Stuart Wichansky

The only person who can limit your possibilities is you.

Jon Gordon

…[I]t may be necessary to encounter defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

Maya Angelou

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.

Guideposts reader, Karen Lorimer, Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey

A lot of people give up when the world seems to be against them, but that’s the point when you should push.

James Dyson

If you find opportunities, take them, and if you find no opportunities, make them.

Rev. Floyd Flake and M. Elaine McCollins Flake

You have to be going somewhere to have the energy you need to get there.

Mehmet Oz

Remember, God doesn’t seem to call the equipped; rather, he equips the called.

Guideposts reader Jean McGinley of Innisfil, Ontario

That which holds our attention, determines our action.

John C. Maxwell

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.

Zig Ziglar