These motivational quotes are all positive words of wisdom and encouragement from unknown sources. If you would like to read some more quotes from known people, please take a look at the Encouragement Quotes page.
Quotes are listed alphabetically
Motivational Quotes: A
A leader leads by example… whether he intends to or not.
A path is formed by walking.
A problem is a problem only when you think it is a problem. In the perspective of your Soul, every problem is an opportunity to achieve a Higher Consciousness.
Achieving starts with believing.
Act boldly and unforeseen forces will come to your aid.
Align your focus with the solution and not the problem.
All our dreams can come true… if we have the courage to pursue them.
An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming.
Motivational Sayings: B
Big shots are… little shots who keep on shooting.
Both faith and fear might sail into your harbour, but it’s your harbour and you decide who gets to drop anchor.
Motivational Quotes: C
Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
Motivational Sayings: D
Difficult roads often lead to… beautiful destinations.
Do not allow anything to be an obstacle, see everything as a stepping stone to victory.
Do not wait for your ship to come in… Swim out to it.
Don’t be pushed by your problems… Be led by your dreams.
Don’t carry mistakes around with you. Instead, lay them on the ground and use them as stepping stones so you can rise above them.
Don’t confuse your path with your destination. Just because it’s stormy now doesn’t mean that you aren’t headed for sunshine.
Don’t worry… Just breathe…
If it’s meant to be, it will find a way.
Motivational Quotes: E
Every positive thought propels you in the right direction.
Motivational Sayings: F
Failure is the mother of success.
Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.
From small beginnings, come great things.
Motivational Quotes: G
Great oaks, from little acorns grow.
Motivational Sayings: H
Hold on… God knows what He is doing.
Hold the vision… Trust the process.
Human Beings grow best with encouragement and Love. Today, let every word you speak (to yourself and others) be filled with kindness.
Seth & Sandra
Motivational Quotes: I
I can and I will… Watch me!
I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.
I wondered why somebody didn’t do something… then I realised that I was somebody.
If it makes you smile, giggle or laugh…
Do it again!
If you can’t find a way – make one.
If you want something done, ask someone who’s already busy.
I’m not here to fit into your world… I’m here to build my own.
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
It is not the things we get, but the hearts we touch that will measure our success in life.
It is the hour of trial that makes you great, not the hour of triumph.
It might take a year, it might take a day, but what’s meant to be, will always find a way.
“It’s impossible,” said pride.
“It’s risky,” said experience.
“It’s pointless,” said reason.
“Give it a try,” whispered the Heart.
Motivational Sayings: J
Just because it’s not what you were expecting, doesn’t mean it’s not everything you’ve ever needed.
Motivational Quotes: L
Let me be the one to make efforts that others can be inspired to follow my example.
Let your dreams lead you… to where your Soul knows it belongs.
Life is a roller coaster. You can either scream every time you hit a bump, or you can throw your hands up in the air and enjoy it.
Love is always the answer.
Motivational Sayings: M
Make your goals so big that your everyday problems seem insignificant.
Mistakes are portals of discovery.
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.
Motivational Quotes: N
Never lose hope… hope is a rope to swing through life.
Never regret anything that has happened in your life, it cannot be changed, undone or forgotten. So take it as a lesson learned and move on.
Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.
Motivational Sayings: O
On the other side of fear lies freedom.
Optimism converts problems into opportunities.
Motivational Quotes: R
Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening, but it always rises the next morning. At sunrise every soul is born again.
Motivational Quotes: S
Seek to find the beauty amidst the challenges.
Someday you’ll realize that every time you thought you were being rejected from something good, you were just being positioned toward something better.
Sometimes people have to cry out their tears to make room for a heart full of smiles.
Sometimes you fall down because there is something down there that you are supposed to find.
Sometimes, you just need a break… Alone in a beautiful place, to figure everything out.
Success comes in cans… failure in can’ts.
Motivational Quotes: T
The brook would lose its song, if you removed the rocks.
The end result of your life here on Earth will always be the sum total of the choices you made while you were here.
The first step is the hardest.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with… One step.
The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow, for every challenge that is encountered, there is an opportunity for growth.
The road is smooth, why do you throw rocks before you?
There are always ten better things to do than to give up.
There is little success… where there is little laughter.
Today everything is possible… Yesterday is gone.
Triumph is just ‘umph’ added to try.
Motivational Quotes: W
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen.
When everything feels like an uphill struggle…
just think of the view from the top.
When it starts to rain… let it.
When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry..
Show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.
When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say “Why me?”
Just say, “Try me.”
When you surrender your problems to the flow of life…
Solutions spontaneously come.
Where there’s a will ~ there’s a way.
Whoever has courage can give courage to others.
Just as the flame of the candle can light another’s path.
Work for a cause… not for applause.
Live life to express… not to impress.
Don’t strive to make your presence noticed…
just make your absence felt.
Motivational Quotes: Y
You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.
You have to do what is right for you… No one walks in your shoes.
Your Soul and the Universe are rooting for you.