64+ Best Self Motivation Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Self Motivation Quotes

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

 Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

 You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

 You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb

You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.

Only the paranoid survive. Andy Grove

 It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re are not.

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.  Babe Ruth

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘How far can I push this company in the next 24 hours? Leah Busque

 You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.

If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore. Michele Ruiz

 Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.

We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally, sometimes understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. Arianna Huffington

 If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it. Sauté it. Whatever. MAKE. Joss Whedon

 Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth. William W. Purkey

Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.

Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. Neil Gaiman

 Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.

Everything you can imagine is real. Pablo Picasso

 Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. Helen Keller

Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt

 Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.

It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. Lewis Carroll

 Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.

Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers. Socrates

 The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.

Do what you feel in your heart to be right for you’ll be criticized anyway. Eleanor Roosevelt

 Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama XIV

 If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln

 Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.

The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.

Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.

If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is. Catherine Pulsifer

 A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.

You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.

Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.

Impossible is just an opinion. Paulo Coelho

 Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.

Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up. Isabelle Lafleche

You didn’t come this far only to come this far.

Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

 Be selective in your battles for sometimes peace is better than being right.

If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it. Elon Musk

 If we keep doing what we are doing, we’re going to keep getting what we’re getting.

Hold the vision, trust the process.

 You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

People who wonder if the glass is half empty or full miss the point. The glass is refillable.

 The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.