30 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Succeed

  • Apr 7, 2018

We all want to succeed in business and in life, but sometimes we could use an extra boost of motivation. Some of the most successful people we have ever known have failed many times before succeeding. So, read on and let their words inspire you!

"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish." — Sam Walton

"Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing." — Peter Drucker

"What you do has far greater impact than what you say." — Steven Covey

"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." — Ken Blanchard

"Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better." — Jim Rohn

"Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out." — John Wooden

"Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value." — Albert Einstein

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

"Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." — John D. Rockefeller

"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

"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

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." — Thomas Jefferson

"If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." — Thomas J. Watson

"All progress takes place outside the comfort zone." — Michael John Bobak

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

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." — Vidal Sassoon

"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." — Mark Caine

"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

"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." — George Bernard Shaw

"Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning." — Robert Kiyosaki

"I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well." — Diane Ackerman

"You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them." — Michael Jordan

"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing." — Dale Carnegie

"You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction." — George Lorimer

"To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like." — Mike Gafka

"Success is … knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others." — John C. Maxwell

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe." — Anatole France

"Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." — John R. Wooden

Let these words inspire you to hit refresh on your business and strive for success. Remember, everyone fails at one point. But it’s how you recover from that failure that defines your level of ambition and success.


  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Tags: Inspiration, Lifestyle, Business Advice, Success, Quotes, Leaders