Motivational Quotes!

Everyone struggles with motivation sometimes. Here is a list of some of my favourite inspirational quotes, which I find helpful during such times!




“Nothing is worth it if you aren’t happy” – Anonymous

“Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.” – Lawrence K. Fish

“Not all who wander are lost” – J. R. R. Tolkien

“Dance like no-one is watching” – Souza

“Walk where your heart leads and you will reach where you truly belong” – Apoorve Dubey

“You know all those things you’ve always wanted to do? You should go do them” – Anonymous

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I- I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us” – Anonymous

“Yesterday you said tomorrow” – Nike

“For one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence, look up at the sky, and contemplate how amazing life is” – Anonymous

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious” – Albert Einstein

“A river cuts through rock not because of its power but its persistence” – Jim Watkins

“At any given moment, you have the power to say this is not how the story is going to end” – Ritu Ghatourey

“Live in such a way that if anyone should speak badly of you, no-one would believe it” – Anonymous

“No-one has ever become poor by giving” – Anne Frank

“A tiger doesn’t lose sleep over the power of sheep” – Zag

“If you’re 22, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel- as far and widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them- wherever you go” – Anthony Bourdain

“Climb mountains not so the world can see you but so you can see the world” – Anonymous

“Be in love with your life. Every minute of it” – Jack Kerouac

“Life is too short and unpredictable not to live it exactly as you please” – Anonymous

“Enjoy the little things in life, because one day you will look back, and realise they were the big things” – Robert Brault

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment and I told them they didn’t understand life” – John Lennon

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there” – Lewis Carroll

“The trouble is, you think you have time” – Buddha

“Getting lost is not a waste of time” – Anonymous

“A year from now you will wish you had started today” – Karen Lamb

“Every morning starts a new page in your story. Make it a great one today” – Doe Zantamata

“The things you take for granted someone else it praying for” – Anonymous

“The difference in winning and losing is most often… not quitting” – Walt Disney

“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it” – Anonymous

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying “I will try again tomorrow” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list” – Susan Sontag

“If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be” – Maya Angelou

“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 harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover” – Mark Twain

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do” – Bill Philips

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way” – Anonymous

“Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible” – Claude Bissell

“Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity” – Dany Gokey

“You are confined only by the walls you set yourself” – Andrew Murphy

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try” – Seth Godin

“Every man dies. Not every man really lives” – Braveheart

“I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring” – David Bowie

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met” – John Green

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go” – Dr. Seuss

“Do one thing everyday that scares you” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should do for the rest of your life” – Jessica Hische

“Be brave. Take Risks. Nothing can substitute experience” – Paulo Coelho

“No-one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep” – Anonymous

“We’ll never be as young as we are tonight” – Chuck Palahniuk

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life” – Dolly Parton

“Most of us spend our lives as if we had another one in the bank” – Ben Irwin

“Whatever the mind of man can conceive, it can achieve” – Napoleon Hill

“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it” – John Mayer

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go” – T.S. Eliot

“Travelling – It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta

“Ordinary life does not interest me” – Anais Nin

“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives” – Lemony Snicket

“I’m not sure what I’ll do, but – well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life” – Michael Leboeuf

“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no-one” – Wayne Dyer

5 Replies to “Motivational Quotes!”

  1. My favorite: “The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should do for the rest of your life”. It’s such a great concept!

  2. Reblogged this on Resilience Life Coach and commented:
    Beautiful Quotes.
    I feel such quotes can be a great pick me up when I am feeling a little low.

    1. Hi and welcome,

      Thanks for your comment! I completely agree – Sometimes they are just so helpful!

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