Posted by: empoweryourlife | December 2, 2008

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Motivational Quotes

Welcome to our selection of Motivational Quotes, where you’ll find inspirational quotes, positive affirmations to promote positive thinking, personal growth, success, and achievement in your career, relationships, and life.

“The pessimist borrows trouble; the optimist lends encouragement.”
— William Arthur Ward

“You become what you think about.”
— Earl Nightingale

“People with goals succeed because they know where they are going… It’s as simple as that.”
— Earl Nightingale

“You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. ”
— W. Clement Stone

“The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. ”
— Ben Stein

“Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working 24 hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.”
— Tom Blandi

“We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success.”
— Henry David Thoreau

“The most important thing about goals is having one.”
— Geoffry F. Abert

“This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything. ”
— Scott Reed

“The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we’ve already achieved them. ”
— Denis Waitley

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. ”
— Napoleon Hill

“Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin. ”
— Robert Collier

“Concentrate: put all your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket. ”
— Andrew Carnegie

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
— John Quincy Adams

“The first step to becoming is to will it.”
— Mother Teresa

“I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature. ”
— John D. Rockefeller

“The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible. ”
— Richard M. DeVos

“What an immense power over life is the power of possessing distinct aims. ”
— Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible. ”
— Orison Swett Marden

“Aim for success not perfection… Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. ”
— Dr. David Burns

“He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.”
— John Milton

“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh–at yourself. ”
— Ethel Barrymore

“The first thing I remember liking that liked me back was food. ”
— Rhoda Morgenstern

“The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. ”
— Erma Bombeck

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it, and spend it rather than invest it.”
— Jim Rohn

“Perseverance is more prevailing than violence and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up when taken little by little.”
— Plutarch

“Forewarned, forearmed, is to be prepared is half the victory.”
— Miguel de Cervantes

“The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. ”
— Confucius

“Only in growth, reform and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found. ”
— Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in making new landscapes but in having new eyes.”
— Marcel Proust

“A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve. ”
— John Maxwell

“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. ”
— Rabindranath Tagore

“In the power to change yourself is the power to change the world around you. ”
— Anwar Sadat

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