56+ Best Self Motivation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational self motivation quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Self Motivation Quotes

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too. – Paulo Coelho

Don’t judge yourself by other’s standards, develop your own. Don’t get caught in the trap of changing yourself to fit the world. The world has to change to fit you. – Barry Gordy

Don’t waste time bathing in the negative experience. Spin your energy and focus your attention on moving on. Take the lesson from the hardship, and use it in the future. – Les Brown

She knew the power of her mind and so programmed it for success. – Carrie Green

Another advantage of setting long-term goals is that they distract you from the short-term and keep you motivated in the midst of setbacks. – Rand Bennett

…there are those people who only live. These people have mundane lives that lack excitement or motivation. – Ryanne Knight

The most daring thing is to be yourself and to do exactly what you want to do at that point in time and not to be worried with what other people are doing or what’s popular. – Wiz Khalifa

Whatever your age, whatever your game, you can learn how to use your mind more constructively. You can learn how to stay focused. You can learn to deal with adversity. Stay motivated during difficult times. – Gary Mack

If you set your goals, you are setting expectations for yourself. Improving, learning, and encouraging your own self. Rather than staying where you are, your goals are the encouragement, the motivation, and the sense of purpose that will propel you to success! – Catherine Pulsifer

Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do great work. – Brian Knapp

Whether your day was full of progress or crushing setbacks, optimism is the choice to value experiences and continue believing better will come. – Zander Tsadwa

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! – Audrey Hepburn

If you find that you have very little time to engage in creating your own destiny, or self-development, or for spending with your family and friends, or for dedicating a portion to help others in need, then you may wish to revisit your priorities in life. – Robert Rivers

Doing a little bit every day has a greater impact than doing a lot on one day. How much greater? Profoundly so, because a little bit every day is enough to grow into a lifelong foundational habit, and those are a big deal, as you’ll see. – Stephen Guise

Motivation can be found in many different ways, if you can focus on your determination to overcome the odds, rather than how easy it is to quit… – Dr. Phillip Terrance

Small daily efforts multiply into weeks, months and years of effort. Change takes time but does happen over the course of time. – Kathy Henn

I’ve always believed that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success. – Gloria Vanderbilt

Morning positive thoughts will motivate you, inspire you and give you a sense of peace as you start your day. – Sumit Gautam

A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. – Coco Chanel

Take some moments to give to others this next week. Take the focus off yourself and why people are not doing things for you. – Kathy Henn

Talk to yourself like talking to a friend; encourage yourself, praise yourself and always remind yourself that you are powerful enough to overcome all the challenges that you will encounter in the future. – Matt Morris

When the times are not right, understand that life is testing your levels of patience, tolerance and perseverance. – Amit Ahlawat

If you ever need to find motivation to accomplish something, try telling a few people what you are planning to do. – Aaron P. Taylor

Each time, especially on a daily basis, that you read an inspirational story, or several quotes or a motivational article that talks about overcoming stumbling blocks or overcoming obstacles in one’s life the more your subconscious assimilates the meaning. – Catherine Pulsifer

Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. – Anne Sweeney

Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection. – Kim Collins

Why do you want to achieve your goals? The answer to that question has power. It’s what motivates you. – Michael S. Dobson

… our tendency to disengage from tedious activities isn’t a bug in our mental makeup, it’s a feature. It’s our body’s way of telling us that we were designed do better things. To keep exploring and learning. – Daniel M. Cable

… habits can be built from scratch, replaced, tweaked, or dumped… you can shape your automated behaviours the way you want. – Joanna Jast

The secret to beating procrastination is that we need to keep motivated. Every day we must motivate ourselves because when we are motivated we have energy. – Priyanka Tripathi

Being proactive means that, instead of merely reacting to things that occur around you, you consciously take action and engineer your own events. – Peter van Geest

Nothing or nobody can make you feel something you don’t think. Your thinking, and only your thinking, creates your feelings. – Garret Kramer

To be fair, anxiety does serve a positive purpose in our lives. It can be motivating, helping us maintain peak performance. – Tanya J Peterson

Success can come to you by courageous devotion to the task lying in front of you. – Bharat Ratna

You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up. – Richelle E. Goodrich

… importance is still a key variable in where we focus our effort, but it’s kept in check by another factor: interest… It doesn’t matter if you’re the most disciplined person on earth. If you’re not enjoying life and doing things that are interesting to you, you will become bored, disengaged and unhappy. – Alykhan Gulamali

You’ll achieve far more personal satisfaction trying to impress yourself than you will trying to impress someone else. – Kory Livingstone

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand

If you want to truly improve your life and have the natural motivation you see other people enjoy, you really have little choice; but to start making some type of changes. Start attacking the things that zap your motivation. – Dr. Phillip Terrance

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Rohn

Laziness is the blight of success. – Imam Ali

Most humans sit around, waiting to be inspired. The reality is, there is a whole domain out there filled with countless things that may motivate you to be awesome. – Dr. Silva Green

Working in an area that is your passion, or more trying to make your passion your work, inspirational quotes can help you keep going when you feel you might quit. – Jonny Fox

The truth is, you can change what you believe. You change your beliefs all the time in response to new information and experiences. – Mali Apple

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say ‘she doesn’t have what it takes.’ They will say, ‘women don’t have what it takes. – Clare Boothe Luce

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. – Harry Truman

I have found, however, that pessimism is escapable. Pessimists can in fact learn to be optimists, and not through mindless devices like whistling a happy tune or mouthing platitudes… but by learning a new set of cognitive skills. – Martin E.P. Seligman

Remember – our experience is not what happened to us but how we react to that happening. – Rajneesh Chaturvedi

…all lasting education is self-motivated. We cannot compel a person to learn anything. Children who are forced to learn undesired information will allow it to slip from their memory, if they ever learned it at all. – Connor Boyack

The embarrassment of admitting you haven’t been sticking to your goals is often enough to motivate you to continue. – Richard D. Rawlings

Together, self-awareness and a positive relation to yourself create a powerful force, a combination I call compassionate self-awareness. Blended properly, they are like Miracle-Gro for the soul. – Leslie Becker-Phelps

Listening to someone talk about the toughest parts of his or her life triggers an internal barometer of truth in us, a part of the soul that resonates only with genuineness. – Keith Ablow

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’ – Brian Tracy

By cheering up someone else, you actually minimize and lighten some of your own burdens. You’ll feel a lot better when you share your happiness with someone else. – Catherine Pulsifer

If you want to get motivated, then read motivational and inspirational quotes from successful people. Even if you do this 2-3 minutes every morning, it will have a great impact on your peace of mind, happiness, positive attitude for the rest of the day. – Andrian Teodoro

Having goals means you have a dream and something you want to work toward, and something that you deem valuable. – Ryan

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