100 Best Motivation Quotes to Achieve Your Goal

100 Best Motivation Quotes to Achieve Your Goal
Written By: Counselling Psychologist
M.Sc. Psychology - Swansea University, UK.
Reviewed By: Counselling Psychologist
MA Psychology Pennsylvania State University, USA
Last Updated: 12-05-2023

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Motivation is the driving force that helps us achieve our goals and pursue our dreams, even in the face of challenges and obstacles. It s the fire within us that keeps burning, inspiring us to take action and overcome our fears. And when it comes to finding the courage and strength to keep going, sometimes all we need is a little inspiration to remind us of our power and potential.

In this blog, we will explore the topic of motivation and courage and delve into some of the most powerful quotes from renowned thinkers, leaders, and visionaries that inspire us to be brave, bold, and unstoppable. These quotes remind us that courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to face it head-on and push through our doubts and insecurities. They also remind us that we have the power within us to achieve greatness and make a difference, no matter how daunting the task may seem.

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So, if someone is in need of some motivation and inspiration to tap into their inner courage and power, join us on this journey of exploring some of the most powerful and inspiring quotes about courage and strength. Let s ignite that fire within us and unleash our full potential to make our dreams a reality.

Motivation Quote 1 

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." — Charles R. Swindoll

Motivation Quote 2

"Success is a journey, not a destination." — Ben Sweetland

Motivation Quote 3

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." — Zig Ziglar

Motivation Quote 4 

"It always seems impossible until it s done." — Nelson Mandela

Motivation Quote 5

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” — Maya Angelou

Motivation Quote 6

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star." — W. Clement Stone

Motivation Quote 7 

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way." — Napoleon Hill

Motivation Quote 8

“Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.” — Mallika Tripathi

Motivation Quote 9

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder

Motivation Quote 10

"If opportunity doesn t knock, build a door." — Milton Berle

Motivation Quote 11

You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served.” — Nina Simone

Motivation Quote 12

"Love yourself first and everything else falls into place." — Lucille Ball

Motivation Quote 13

“If you prioritize yourself, you are going to save yourself.” — Gabrielle Union

Motivation Quote 14

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings

Motivation Quote 15

“You are your best thing.” — Toni Morrison

Motivation Quote 16

"By being yourself you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before." — Edwin Elliot

Motivation Quote 17

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” — Audre Lorde

Motivation Quote 18

“I realized that I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect, and beautiful journey of my life.” — Kerry Washington

Motivation Quote 19

“If we give our children sound self-love, they will be able to deal with whatever life puts before them.” — Bell Hooks

Motivation Quote 20

"Your talent is God s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God." — Leo Buscaglia

Motivation Quote 21

"Be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." — Judy Garland

Motivation Quote 22

"Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day." — Henri J.M. Nouwen

Motivation Quote 23

"Be happy for this moment. This moment in your life." — Omar Khayyam

Motivation Quote 24

"If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment." — Carlos Santana

Motivation Quote 25

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." — Thich Nhat Hanh

Motivation Quote 26

"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, I m possible! " — Audrey Hepburn

Motivation Quote 27

"If you can dream it, you can do it." — Walt Disney

Motivation Quote 28

"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist." — Oscar Wilde

Motivation Quote 29 

"Do something wonderful, people may imitate it." — Albert Schweitzer

Motivation Quote 30

"Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves." — J.M. 

Motivation Quote 31

Barrie"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." —Winston Churchill

Motivation Quote 32

"Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." — George Bernard Shaw

Motivation Quote 33

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." — C.S. Lewis

Motivation Quote 34

“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 which has been opened for us.” — Helen Keller

Motivation Quote 35

"Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine." — Mario Fernández

Motivation Quote 36

“Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist but in the ability to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Motivation Quote 37

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot

Motivation Quote 38

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." — Mahatma Gandhi

Motivation Quote 39

“Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the errors that counts.” — Nikki Giovanni

Motivation Quote 40

"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Motivation Quote 41

"You can t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." — Rabindranath Tagore

Motivation Quote 42

"Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will." — Suzy Kassem

Motivation Quote 43

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." — Eleanor Roosevelt

Motivation Quote 44

"The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." — J.M. Barrie

Motivation Quote 45

"You don t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens." — Mandy Hale

Motivation Quote 46

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” — Neil Gaiman

Motivation Quote 47

“What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Motivation Quote 48

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill

Motivation Quote 49

“It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest.” — Walter Anderson

Motivation Quote 50

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." — Nora Ephron


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Motivation Quote 51

"Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind." — Dodinsky

Motivation Quote 52

“When you put love out in the world it travels, and it can touch people and reach people in ways that we never even expected.” — Laverne Cox

Motivation Quote 53

"Things are never quite as scary when you have got a best friend." — Bill Watterson

Motivation Quote 54

"Never regret anything that made you smile." — Mark Twain

Motivation Quote 55

"Try to be a rainbow in someone s cloud." — Maya Angelou

Motivation Quote 56

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart." — Helen Keller 

Motivation Quote 57

"Love does not make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." — Franklin P. Jones

Motivation Quote 58

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: Only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Motivation Quote 59

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho

Motivation Quote 60

“Give light and people will find the way.” — Ella Baker

Motivation Quote 61

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde

Motivation Quote 62

“You can’t be hesitant about who you are.” — Viola Davis

Motivation Quote 63

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love as you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth.” — William W. Purkey

Motivation Quote 64

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Motivation Quote 65

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe

Motivation Quote 66

“Everything you can imagine is real.” — Pablo Picasso

Motivation Quote 67

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt

Motivation Quote 68

"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." — Albert Einstein

Motivation Quote 69

“Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.” — Maggie Kuhn

Motivation Quote 70

"Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are." — Stephanie Lahart

Motivation Quote 71

“The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.” — Trivia Cunningham

Motivation Quote 72

“You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” — Unknown

Motivation Quote 73

"It is better to travel well than to arrive." — Buddha

Motivation Quote 74

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." — Confucius

Motivation Quote 75

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." — Albert Einstein 

Motivation Quote 76

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” — Duke Ellington

Motivation Quote 77

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” — Muhammad Ali

Motivation Quote 78

“Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” — Japanese Proverb

Motivation Quote 79

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

Motivation Quote 80

"In three words I can sum up everything I ve learned about life: It goes on." — Robert Frost

Motivation Quote 81

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window — or break down a door.” — Brooke Shields

Motivation Quote 82

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey

Motivation Quote 83

“The only way to have a life is to commit it to like crazy.” — Angelina Jolie

Motivation Quote 84

“Believe in yourself. Stay in your own lane. There’s only one you.” — Queen Latifah

Motivation Quote 85

"Miracles happen every day, change your perception of what a miracle is and you ll see them all around you." — Jon Bon Jovi

Motivation Quote 86

“I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it.” — Simone Biles

Motivation Quote 87

“I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself.” — Zendaya

Motivation Quote 88

“Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” — Oprah Winfrey

Motivation Quote 89

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” — Steve Jobs

Motivation Quote 90

“A person without regrets is a nincompoop.” — Mia Farrow

Motivation Quote 91

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” — Harper Lee

Motivation Quote 92

“You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.” — Bonnie Prudden

Motivation Quote 93

“It’s a whole lot more satisfying to reach for the stars, even if you end up landing only on the moon.” — Kermit the Frog

Motivation Quote 94

“Be open to learning new lessons, even if they contradict the lessons you learned yesterday.” — Ellen Degeneres

Motivation Quote 95

“The sky isn’t the limit — the sky has no limit.” — Sarah Barker

Motivation Quote 96

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” — Andy Warhol

Motivation Quote 97

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

Motivation Quote 98

"Yesterday s the past, tomorrow s the future, but today is a gift. That s why it s called the present." — Bil Keane

Motivation Quote 99

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville

Motivation Quote100

“If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.” —Anonymous

Motivation Quote 101

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

Motivation Quote102

 “To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” —Anonymous

Motivation Quote103

 “If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” —Jim Rohn

Motivation is the driving force for everything that we’re able to do in our life. We hope these quotes were able to ignite the dimmed spark in you. There can be days when you need additional support to get through the day and for that, connect with an online psychologist from HopeQure today. 

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