50 Inspirational Life Quotes That Will Motivate You To Success

Inspirational life quotes are words that hold insightful wisdom from great achievers poised to help you get over those moments of despair, stir up your motivation and inspire you on the path of success.

If you are like most of us, you know it can be a bit difficult to stay motivated every day due to pressing circumstances we encounter in our daily lives.

As such, the mind is in constant need of inspiration, encouragement and motivation to keep us moving forward. These practical life quotes have been put together to help you do just that.

Here are some carefully selected, top inspirational life quotes that will help you stay focused as you strive to achieve your goals.



“That some achieve great success,

Is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. “

– Abraham Lincoln



“Far better it is to dare mighty things,

To win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure,

Than to rank with those poor spirits

Who neither enjoy nor suffer much

Because they live in that gray twilight

That knows neither victory nor defeat.”

– Theodore Roosevelt



“So go ahead and make mistakes.

Make all you can.

Because that’s where you will find success.

On the far side of failure.

– Thomas J. Watson, Sr.


“Change will not come

If we wait for some other person or some other time.

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.

We are the change that we seek. “

– Barack Obama



“Do not go where the path may lead,

Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Success often comes to those who dare to act.

It seldom goes to the timid

Who are ever afraid of the consequences.” – Jawaharlal Nehru




“Obstacles are those frightful things

You can see when you take your eyes off your goal.”

– Henry Ford



                                                                      “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




“The winners in life think constantly

in terms of I can, I will, and I am.

Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts

on what they should have or would have done,

or what they can’t do.”

– Dennis Waitley



“To be successful,

you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish,

then resolve to pay the price to get it.”

– Bunker Hunt


“It is in the small decisions you and I make every day

that create our destiny.”

– Anthony Robbins


“There are two primary choices in life:

To accept conditions as they exist,

Or accept the responsibility for changing them.”

– Denis Waitley


“I start with the premise that

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders,

Not more followers.”

– Ralph Nader


“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently”


“We are what we repeatedly do.

Excellence then is not an act but a habit.”

– Aristotle



“I don’t know the key to success,

But the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”

– Bill Cosby



“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.”

– Donald Trump


“Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty

Rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.”

– Reed Markham


“Our doubts are traitors

And make us lose the good that we oft may win

By fearing to attempt.”

– William Shakespeare


“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,

But in rising every time we fall.”

– Nelson Mandela


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.

Small people always do that,

But the really great

Make you feel that

You, too, can become great.”

– Mark Twain


“You do not pay the price of success,

You enjoy the price of success.”

– Zig Ziglar


Great minds have purpose,

Others have wishes.”

– Washington Irving


“It is observed that

Successful people get ahead

In the time that other people waste.”

– Henry Ford


“You must have long range goals

To keep from being frustrated

By short-term failures.”

– Bob Bales

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“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 that has opened for us.” —Helen Keller



“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the

firm resolve of a determined soul.” —Ella Wheeler Wilcox



“There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of

our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.” —Kurt Hahn


“The best career advice to give the young is, find out what you like doing best and get

someone else to pay you for doing it.” —Katherine Whilehaen


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” —Mohandas

  1. -Gandhi


“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured

with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” —Donald A. Adams


“You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly

have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.” —Jerry Gillies


“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life and don’t let the noise

of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Most important, have the courage

to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to

become.” —Steve Jobs


People often say that motivation doesn’t last.

Well, neither does bathing –

That’s why we recommend it daily.”

– Zig Ziglar


“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those

who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” —

Henry Van Dyke


“If someone feels that he has never made a mistake in his life, it only means that he

has never tried anything new in his life.” —Albert Einstein


“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.”

—Charlotte Brontë


“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst

thing you can do is nothing.” —Theodore Roosevelt




“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a

new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” —Richard Buckminster Fuller


“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not

to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and

their destination.” —John Schaar


“It is hard to fail,

But it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

– Theodore Roosevelt



“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude

from achieving his goal;

Nothing on earth can help the man

with the wrong mental attitude.”

– W.W. Ziege


“To be a leader, you must stand for something, or you will fall for everything.” – Anthony Pegano


“victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting” – Napoleon Hill


“Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become” – Tracy McNair


” Trust in yourself.

Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.” – Claudia Black


” Money never starts an idea;

it’s the idea that starts the money

– Mark Hansen


” you may be disappointed if you fail,

but you are doomed if you do not try”

– Beverly Sills


“No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.” – William Gladstone.


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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 sail. Explore. Dream.” – Mark Twain


Aisosa Lebarty

Motivator, self-improvement coach and founder of Geeflix.

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