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.

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

Giving people a hand up, not a handout, is the way forward.

actor Hugh Jackman

One way to keep your momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.

author Michael Korda

Regret doesn’t remind us that we did badly. It reminds us that we know we can do better.

author Kathryn Schulz

To feel compassion or inspiration is to feel God’s personal call to action.

submitted by Skip West of South Lyon, Michigan

Someday is not a day of the week.

from Church Signs: Little Sayings to Help You on Your Way

If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the wrong place.

author Nora Roberts

Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else too.

actress Meryl Streep

When you’re always trying to conform to the norm, you lose your uniqueness, which can be the foundation for your greatness.

psychiatrist and author Dale Archer

Never allow the circumstances of your life to become an excuse. People will allow you to do it. But I believe we have a personal obligation to make the most of the abilities we have.


Jim Abbott, former baseball pitcher who was born without a right

The man who tried his best and failed is superior to the man who never tried.

Bud Wilkinson, Hall of Fame football coach

In addition to doing things better, do better things.

submitted by Guideposts reader Karen Heyden of Collinsville, Ill