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Motivation is the driving force that pushes individuals to take action, set goals, and persevere in the pursuit of those goals. It plays a crucial role in determining the direction, intensity, and persistence of our efforts. Here are some key points to consider when it comes to from within an individual. It involves personal desires, values, and a sense of purpose. Remember that motivation is a dynamic and personal aspect of human behavior. Finding what inspires and drives you is key to staying motivated in various aspects of life.


“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” – Bruce Lee

“If my mind can conceive it and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.”– William Arthur Ward

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible!” — Audrey Hepburn

“ Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth

“Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.” – Dr. APJ Kalam

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” – Earl Nightingale

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

“ The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

“ If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

“ If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it — teach yourself to be impatient.” – Gurbaksh Chahal

“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” – T. Harv Eker

“The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” – Napoleon Hill

”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”– Brian Tracy

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”– Abraham Maslow

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”– Charles F. Kettering

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”– Mae Jemison

“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”– William James

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”– Mark Twain

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”– Napoleon Hill

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”– Oprah Winfrey

“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”– Theodore Roosevelt

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”– Dale Carnegie

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”– Conrad Hilton

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”– Vince Lombardi

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”– Mark Twain

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”– Mark Victor Hansen

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”– Zig Ziglar

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”– Bruce Lee

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”– Mahatma Gandhi

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”– Albert Einstein

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

“ Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie

“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” – Mike Gafka

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“ You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington

“ Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.” – Washington Irving

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”– Herman Cain

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”– Richard Branson

“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.”– Arnold H. Glasgow

“Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.”– Malcolm S. Forbes

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”– Pablo Picasso

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”– Albert Ellis

“Being motivated costs you nothing, but can get you everything.” – Murray Newlands

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale

“Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus

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

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”– Winston Churchill

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”– George Bernard Shaw

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”– Florence Nightingale

“Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”– Vincent Van Gogh

“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
– Albert Einstein

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”– Abraham Lincoln

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”– George Bernard Shaw

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”– Alexander Graham Bell

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”– Thomas Jefferson

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”– Jim Rohn

“Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the ‘someday I’ll’ philosophy.”– Denis Waitley

“ If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” – Anonymous

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Anonymous

“If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” – Swami Vivekananda

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

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” -Albert Einstein

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“ I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents- start charging for it.” – Kim Garst

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford

“Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.” – Anonymous

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

“No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” – Anonymous

“ If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein

“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – Lolly Daskal

“Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.” – Anonymous

“You can do anything, but not everything.” – Anonymous

“The best revenge is massive success.”– Frank Sinatra

“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”– Napoleon Bonaparte

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”– Mark Twain

“Success comes in cans; failure in can’ts.”– Unknown

“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”– Napoleon Hill

“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.”– Milton Erickson

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

“If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.”– Albert Einstein

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”– Abraham Lincoln

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”– Jim Rohn

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”– Winston Churchill

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”– Earl Nightingale

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure … but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”– Francis Chan

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”– Karen Lamb

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”-Estee Lauder

“Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.”-Michael Jordan

“The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.”-Vince Lombardi

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”- Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you’ll never do a thing.” -Bill Murray

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old. They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”– Gabriel García Márquez

“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.” -Stephen Hawking

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

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

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”– Maria Robinson

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”– Robert Kiyosaki

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”
– David Bly

“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.”– Wilfred Peterson

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.”– Vaibhav Shah

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”– Robert Collier

“I’ve missed more than 9000 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


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