Motivation Quotes

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Rank #1
371 votes

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. 

- Anonymous

Rank #2
226 votes

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. 

- Charles Schwab

Rank #3
208 votes

What is easy and obvious is never valued; and even what is in itself difficult, if we come to knowledge of it without difficulty, and without and stretch of thought or judgment, is but little regarded. 

- David Hume

Rank #4
206 votes

Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius. 

- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Rank #5
322 votes

You cannot help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself. 

- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Rank #6
293 votes

Our mistakes and failures are always the first to strike us, and outweigh in our imagination what we have accomplished and attained. 

- Goethe

Rank #7
178 votes

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. 

- Horace Mann

Rank #8
236 votes

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. 

- Mahatma Gandhi

Rank #9
203 votes

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has. 

- Margaret Mead

Rank #10
183 votes

Everyone can be great because everyone can serve. 

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Rank #11
211 votes

When I worked on my game, that's what I thought about. When it happened, I set another goal, a reasonable, manageable goal that I could realistically achieve if I worked hard enough. I guess I approached it with the end in mind. I knew exactly where I wanted to go, and I focused on getting there. 

- Michael Jordan

Rank #12
214 votes

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. 

- Thomas Jefferson

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