Motivation Quotes

Select a category of quotes; Education, General, Learning, Literacy, Motivation, Reading, Speed Reading and Top Rated to see the great quotes collected over the years. If you know of a famous quote that is not listed in one of our categories, feel free to Contact Us.

The motivation quotes listed below are ordered by their author. Feel free to vote on these motivation quotes or any quote in our collection.

Vote on Your Favorite Locate Your Favorite Quote

Display Quotes, Order By

Rank #1
 3.7
235 votes

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

- Anonymous

Rank #2
 3.3
90 votes

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

- Charles Schwab

Rank #3
 3.1
72 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
 3.1
71 votes

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

- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Rank #5
 3.9
187 votes

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

- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Rank #6
 3.7
158 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
 3.6
43 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
 4.1
100 votes

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

- Mahatma Gandhi

Rank #9
 3.8
68 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
 3.6
48 votes

Everyone can be great because everyone can serve. 

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Rank #11
 3.6
76 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
 4.0
79 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

Copyright 2018 The Literacy Company. Designed by Rareview

Questions? Call (866) 732-3327