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Welcome to motivational quotes, we all need some positive reinforcement every now and again to keep us on track to achieve our goals, or to inspire us, or to give us hope.

People need to be encouraged. People need to be reminded of how wonderful they are. People need to be believed in - told that they are brave and smart and capable of accomplishing all the dreams they dream and more. Remind each other of this. ~ Stacey Jean Speer

Here you will find a selection of famous motivational quotes that we hope you will find useful as well as a new section of weight loss motivational quotes.

A goal without a plan is just a dream ...
The difference between a dream and a goal is a timeline.

What appears to be the END
may really be a new BEGINNING


HAPPINESS comes from within
and is found in the PRESENT
by making peace with the PAST
and looking forward to the FUTURE

Of course it's hard. It's supposed to be hard.
If it were easy, everybody would do it.
Hard is what makes it great!

~ A League of Their Own

Dreams are like stars...
you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead to your DESTINY.

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Everyone wants, happiness.
No one wants, pain.
But you can't have a rainbow,
Without a little rain

It's a New Week

I'm Alive
I'm Blessed
I'm Happy
I'm Grateful
God is good.

Famous Motivational Quotes

I believe in being strong when everything is going wrong.
I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.
I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.
~ Audrey Hepburn

He said, There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.
~ Dalai Lama

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and
courageously. This is how character is built.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

You cannot get through a single day
without having an impact on the world around you.
What you do makes a difference,
and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

~ Jane Goodall

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Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but the seed you plant
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than
anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
~ William James

Do not wait for someone else to come and speak for you. It's you who can change the world. ~ Malala Yousafzai

Keep going. Each step may get harder, but don't stop. The view is beautiful at the top.

One day at a time - this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone: and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering. ~ Ida Scott Taylor

Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day. ~ Booker T. Washington

When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. ~ Katherine Mansfield

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love what you are doing! ~ Pele

If you limit your actions in life to things nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much.~ Charles Dodgson

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ~ Thomas Edison

Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it yourself. ~ Edmund Lee

There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men. ~ Thomas Fuller

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. ~ Charles Kingsley

Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so?
Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live.
Before they know it, time runs out.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can. ~ Sydney Smith

I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it will get you pretty near. ~ Margaret Thatcher

Beware what you set your heart upon. For it shall surely be yours. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. ~ Samuel Johnson

One day you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted. Do it now! ~ Paulo Coelho

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~ Jim Ryun

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Conrad Hilton

Taking responsibility for being exactly where you are gives you the power to be exactly where you want to be.

Quit making excuses. Putting it off. Complaining about it. Dreaming about it. Whining about it. Crying about it. Believing you can't. Worrying if you can. Waiting until you're older, Skinnier, Richer, Braver. Or all around better. Suck it up. Hold on tight. Say a little prayer. Make a plan and Just Do It.

Weight Loss Motivational Quotes

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded. ~ Goethe

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. ~ Anthony Robbins

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~ Jim Rohn

Procrastination is the thief of time. ~ Edward Young

and on the lighter side...

No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch

If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people. ~ Jim Eason

You won't get the butt you want, by sitting on it!

Your body can do anything! It's your brain you have to convince.

You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is. ~ Ellen Degeneres

Motivational Work Quotes

It is not our abilities but persistence that ultimately leads us to our greatest achievements ~ Apoorve Dubey

Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit
. ~ Conrad Hilton

The only way to do great work is to love what you do ~ Steve Jobs

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.

Hard work has a future pay off; Laziness pays off now.

You may find these life strategies for helping you help yourself of interest.

12 Steps for Self Care

  1. If it feels wrong, don't do it.
  2. Say "exactly" what you mean.
  3. Don't be a people pleaser.
  4. Trust your instincts.
  5. Never speak bad about yourself.
  6. Never give up on your dreams.
  7. Don't be afraid to say "No".
  8. Don't be afraid to say "Yes".
  9. Be KIND to yourself.
  10. Let go of what you can't control.
  11. Stay away from drama and negativity.
  12. LOVE

Motivational Prayer

With a heart full of thanksgiving and a spirit of joy, we pledge to lovingly serve humanity, as service to God. Let us make a valuable contribution towards our Society and world. Our Unity is our Strength.

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