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Motivational Quotes: For “One of those” Days!

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Published on July 26, 2011 with No Comments

Motivational Quotes: For

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”- 
Wayne Gretzky

“A crisis is opportunity riding on the dangerous winds of adversity.” – Chinese proverb

“Never look back unless you want to go that way.”- Linda Borah

“Don’t get bitter, get better.” – Erynn Archy

“Thinking about going to gym is not equal to actually going to the gym.”- Julia Shalom Jordan

“You learn more from defeats than victory.”- Unknown

“Hope has two daughters.  Their names are anger and courage; Anger at the way things are, and the courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.” – Augustine

“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by the perfect men.”- George Eliot

“Your mistakes should be your motivation, not your excuse.”- Surjan Chebrolu

“Discipline is inflicting pain for a redemptive purpose.” – Unknown

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

“Excuses are obstacles to success.”- Julia Shalom Jordan

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.” -Michel de Montainge

“There are two types of people in the world: those who wait for something to happen, and those who make something happen.” – Joyce Meyer

“Be the CEO of your happiness, not the janitor of someone else’s misery.” – Lisa Gee

“Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.” – James Stevens

“I am what I am.” –Popeye

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”- Joyce Meyer

 

“If you look for a reason to hate someone you will find it; if you look for a reason to love someone you will find that, too.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Sometimes the slightest shift in the way you look at things, 
a seemingly insignificant change in perspective can alter your life forever.”-  Unknown

“No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power 
to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.”- 
Barbara DeAngelis

“Courage is being scared to death – but saddling up anyway.”-
John Wayne

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with 
whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” -Napoleon Hill

“A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.”- 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It is good to have an end to journey towards; 
but it is the journey that matters in the end.”- 
Ursula Le Guin

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. 
It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. 
It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. 
It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”- 
Grenville Kleiser

“I don’t believe in circumstances. 
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look 
for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”- 
George Bernard Shaw

“All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, 
those that are movable, and those that move.”- 
Benjamin Franklin

“People who soar are those who refuse to sit back and wish things would change.” -Charles R. Swindoll

“Someday may never come. So live each day better than the last. 
That way you’ll wake up with so much excitement and anticipation 
you’ll jump out of bed and shout ‘I can’t wait!’- 
Bob Perks

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. 
Motivation determines what you do. 
Attitude determines how well you do it.”- 
Lou Holtz

“The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, 
but that it is too low and we reach it.”- 
Michelangelo

“I feel the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.”- 
Jonas Salk

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.”- 
Albert Schweitzer

 

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. 
Motivation determines what you do. 
Attitude determines how well you do it.”- 
Raymond Chandler

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”- 
 Unknown

“A leader takes people where they want to go.  A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter, First Lady

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”- 
Les Brown

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”- 
Aldous Huxley

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot loose.” – Jim Elliot

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Chris Sandoval

“If you can’t change the world, change the way you deal with it.”- Sun Young Lee

“Your body is the house you live in.  If you destroy it…you have to leave!” – Joyce Meyer

 

 

“It is better to dream big and get half of it, then dream small and get all of it.”- Joyce Meyer

“The cave you most fear to enter contains the greatest treasure.”- 
Joseph Campbell

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.”- John Maxwell

“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.” – Reps Two Four

“Don’t ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.”
- Lou Holtz

“The only reason people talk behind your back is because your running in front of them and they hate it. Keep running!” – Patrycia Krol

“Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.”- 
Benjamin Disraeli

“The better choice is usually the HARDER choice.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“The answer to three questions will determine your success or failure. 
1 – Can people trust me to do my best? 
2 – Am I committed to the task in hand? 
3 – Do I care about other people and show it? 
If the answers to all three questions are yes, there is no way you can fail.” – Lou Holtz

 

“Nothing changes IF nothing changes.” – Anthony Hall

“If all you ever do is follow you’ll never be better than second place.”- Unknown

“When a man is willing to burn every bridge behind him and cut every rope of escape and move toward his goal, he cannot lose.” – Unknown

“Believing you can achieve a goal is vital to reaching a goal.” – Charles Stanley

“You can’t do BIG things when you think “little”.” -Joyce Meyer

“Your present frustration is not your ultimate destination.” – Sergio DeLaMora

“Be yourself-then no one can ever tell you you’re doing it wrong!”- Tiffany Logan

“If not you, then who?  If not now, then when?” – Hillel

“I’m a thousand times bigger on the inside than I am on the outside.” – Smith Wigglesworth

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you.  If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.  Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”-Walt Disney

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”- Einstein

“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.” – Albert Szent Gyorgi

“Obstacles are great incentives.”- Jules Michelet

“To get something you never had, you have  to do something you never did.”-Unknown

“It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.” Chow Ching

“If you can imagine it you can create it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” -William Arthur Ward

“You see things and say ‘Why’. But I dream things that never are and say ‘Why not?'” -George Bernard Shaw

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you already mastered, you will never grow.”- Unknown

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”- Warren Buffett

“Doing something new that is bigger than yourself doesn’t depend on how old you are.  It depends on how available you are.” – Austin Gutwein

“We must become the change we want to see.” -Unknown

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” -Walt Disney

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” -Albert Einstein

“Never bet what you want to win, only what you can afford to lose.”  Lem Baker

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”-Bill Hybels

“You know what happens when you don’t take a risk?  Nothing.” – Mel Gibson

“It is never too late to be what you might have been!”- Unknown

“Stand for something, or you will fall for anything.”- Unknown

“If you think you can’t, your probably right.”- Unknown

“Winners do, what losers won’t!”- Unknown

“Nothing happens until something starts moving.” – Albert Einstein

“Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.”- Thulani Mandonsela

“I expect to pass through this world but once.  Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now.  Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”- Unknown

“Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.” -Unknown

“Don’t let the “Joneses” get you down.”- The Temptations

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

“If you are leading and no one is following than you are just taking a walk.” – Unknown

“The doctors told me I would never walk again.  My mother told me I would.  I chose to believe my mother.” Wilma Rudolph 3 time Olympic Gold Medalist, 1960’s (for tract)

“Humility doesn’t mean you think less of yourself but that you think of yourself less.” – Thulani Madonsla

“A true champion trains even when no one is watching.”- Ahmed

“What really matters is not whether we have problems, but how we go through them. We must keep going on to make it through whatever we are facing.”-Rosa Parks

“Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.”- William Hazlitt

“Love is its own reward.” -P.B. Wilson

“Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.”- Thomas Paine

“Let us not say, “Every man is the architect of his own fortune”; but let us say, “Every man is the architect of his own character.”- George Boardman

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.”-Danish Proverb

“By seeing the seed of failure in every success, we remain humble.  By seeing the seed of success in every failure we remain hopeful.” – Unknown

“Being rejected by someone doesn’t mean you’ll be rejected by everyone.” – Sergio DeLaMora

“Until it costs you to love someone, you haven’t really loved them.”- Sergio DeLaMora

“To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.” -Kiyona Ford Eldridge

“Just because something happened to you doesn’t mean you have to repeat it.”- Sergio DeLaMora

“If you don’t have a vision for your life, you’re already dead.” – Salvador DeLaMora

“Life is 20 percent joy, and 80 percent pain.  If you will embrace the 80 percent of pain in your life and learn from it, you’ll be able to really enjoy the 20 percent of pleasure, without regrets.” – Salvador DeLaMora

“To love is to risk not being loved in return.  To hope is to risk pain.  To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”- Unknown

“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb.  That is where the fruit is.”- Unknown

“No one shall make you feel inferior without your consent.”-Eleanor Roosevelt

“If all you ever do is follow you’ll never be better than second place.”- Unknown

“Learn from other’s mistakes and you have double the wisdom, with half the wounds.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“If you have to DEMAND admiration, respect, or even love, you haven’t done the work to earn it.” – Michelle McKinney Hammond

“It is better to dream big and get half of it, then dream small and get all of it.”- Joyce Meyer

“You can’t be pitiful AND powerful.” – Joyce Meyer

“Trust means we always have questions that we don’t have the answers to.” – Joyce Meyer

“You can’t do BIG things when you think “little”.” -Joyce Meyer

“To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.” -Kiyona Ford Eldridge

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy.” – Unknown

“A leader takes people where they want to go.  A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter, First Lady

“A person who forgets where he came from is a person who has forgotten his purpose.” – Unknown

 

“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.” – Reps Two Four

“When a man is willing to burn every bridge behind him and cut every rope of escape and move toward his goal, he cannot lose.” – Unknown

“Believing you can achieve a goal is vital to reaching a goal.” – Charles Stanley

“Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say.  It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill.”  – Charles Swindoll

“If you “outgo” exceeds your income then your upkeep will be your downfall.”- Unknown

“NEVER back down.” – Billy Graham

“Haters don’t sparkle.”- Autumn Weimer

“A strong person knows their weak points and isn’t afraid to tackle them.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try, what is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”- Johann Wolfgang

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge.” -Unknown

“Your presence is a present to the world.” Terri Herriman

“If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.”- St. Clement of Alexandra

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.”-George S. Patton

“Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.”-Voltaire

“Men’s best successes come after their disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“The real leader has no need to lead–he is content to point the way.”-Henry Miller

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”- John Quincy Adams

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ”-Martin Luther King, Jr.

“What you cannot enforce, do not command.”-Sophocles

“Life is not made by the dreams that you dream but by the choices that you make.”-Aunt Barbie Sterling

“Fortune favors the brave.”-Publius Terence

“Years teach us more than books.”- Berthold Auerbach

“Dreams seldom materialize on their own.”-Dian Fossey

“Shallow men believe in luck, strong men believe in cause and effect.  Amazing men believe in God.” Ralph Waldo Emerson(and Julia Shalom Jordan-the last part!)

“If you haven’t quit, you haven’t failed.”-Unknown

“Change: we either embrace it or avoid it at all costs but it’s the only constant in the universe.” -RAM

“Impossible is a word only to be found…in the dictionary of fools.”-fortune cookie

“People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.”-Alexander Hamilton

“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.”-Henry David Thoreau

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.” – Arthur C. Clarke

“Every artist was first an amateur.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.”- Horace Bushnell

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”-Leon J. Suenes

“Always do what you are afraid to do.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The future depends on what you do NOW.”- Unknown

“Work and play…rest and pray.” Brig Hart

“Opportunities are like sunrises, wait to0 long and you will miss it.”- Debbie Marcucci

“Love your haters.”- Jennifer Michelle

“I am not moved by what I see. I’m not moved by what I feel.  I’m moved only by what I believe.”- Smith Wigglesworth

“Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.”- Oscar Wilde

“Discipline is inflicting pain for a redemptive purpose.” – Unknown

“How many calories does a smile burn? Just DO it.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“You Can’t Change the Past, but You Can Ruin the Present by Worrying About the Future.” –Unknown

“Refuse to let someone else’s bad day become YOUR bad day.  Just WALK away…and pray!”- Julia Shalom Jordan

“To live WITH purpose, you must live ON purpose.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“If you can’t change the world, change the way you deal with it.” Sun Young Lee

“You can’t go forward looking backward.”- Jim Logan

‎”I saw an angel in the block of marble and I just chiseled until I set him free.”-Michelangelo

“Impossible is not a word.  It is a reason for not trying.”- Kutless

“Growth is not the result of wishing but of action and prayer.” – Jenna Perkins

“Anything done with passion has a greater chance of success (and fun)! – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Autumn Weimer

“If what’s inside is what matters, develop it.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“The better choice is usually the HARDER choice.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Hatered is a curved blade that comes back to harm us.” – Unknown

“When you are dating, you should keep both eyes wide open.  After you are married, keep them half shut.” – Unknown

“Whatever we focus on determines what we become.” – E Stanley “We often become mentally and spiritually barren because we are too busy.” – Franklin Grahm

“I may not be able to change the world I see around me, but I can change the way I see the world within me.” – John Maxwell

“You were created to add to life on earth, not just to take from it.” -Rick Warren

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.”- John Maxwell

“It is not what you know, but WHO you know.  (Even in heaven.)- Julia Shalom Jordan

“You can spend money and get it back, but when you spend time it is gone for good.” P. B. Wilson”Never give up. Never give up. Never give up.” – Winston Churchill

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”-Walt Disney

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you already mastered, you will never grow.”- Unknown

“The future depends on what you do NOW.”- Unknown

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, 
is not an act but a habit.”
- Aristotle

“The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.”
- Horace Bushnell

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”-
Leon J. Suenes

“Always do what you are afraid to do.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Take calculated risks. 
That is quite different from being rash.”-
George S. Patton

“If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.”
- St. Clement of Alexandra

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.”
- Arthur C. Clarke

“Fortune favors the brave.”
-Publius Terence

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Shallow men believe in luck, strong men believe in cause and effect.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Let us not say, “Every man is the architect of his own fortune”; but let us say, “Every man is the architect of his own character.”
- George Boardman

“People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.”
-Alexander Hamilton

“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.”
-Henry David Thoreau

“Obstacles are great incentives”.-
Jules Michelet

“Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.”-
William Hazlitt

“Nothing happens until something starts moving.” -Albert Einstein

“Growth is not the result of wishing but of action and prayer.” – Jenna Perkins

“A strong person knows their weak paints and isn’t afraid to tackle them.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Never accept anyone’s definition of you; define yourself.” – Autumn Weimer

“Impossible is a word only to be found…in the dictionary of fools.”-fortune cookie

“To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.”-Unknown

“Everyone has the power of greatness.  Not for fame, but for greatness; because greatness is determined by service.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.” Chow Ching

“If you haven’t quit, you haven’t failed.”-Unknown

“Everybody dies, but not everybody lives.”- Regina McKinney

“Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.”-Thulani Mandonsela

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

“Never look behind you, someone might be gaining”- Sachel Page

“Don’t strive for a title of importance, DO SOMETHING important.” – Julia Shalom Jordan

“Be the kind of leader you would like to follow.”- Julia Shalom Jordan

“Nobody with a victim mentality will get anywhere, ever. They will never succeed.” Jon Lovitz

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

“The man who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd.”- Albert Einstein

“The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.” –Albert Einstein

“The man who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd.  The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.” –Albert Einstein

“Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.”- Archimedes

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

 

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