Managing Life with Motivational Quotes

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills

Quotes that inspire, encourage, make us laugh, and motivate us into action are those words of wisdom that we return to time and time again.

The following quotes are some of my favorites, and they may be special to you too.

  1. There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind. Mister Rogers
  1. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston S. Churchill
  1. Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it. Henry David Thoreau
  1. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.  John 16:33 ESV
  1. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.  Thomas Edison
  1. The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.  Joe Girard
  1. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar
  1. Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.  Anne Lamott
  1. Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.  Abraham Lincoln
  1. A year from now you will wish you had started today.  Unknown
  1. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  Aristotle
  1. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.  Philippians 2:3-4 ESV
  1. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.  Babe Ruth
  1. True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.  C.S. Lewis
  1. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.  Joshua 1:9 ESV
  1. For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not,I am the one who helps you.” Isaiah 41:13 ESV

Do you have a quote that touches your heart and motivates your spirit?