Inspirational quotes that motivates you to succeed

Great quotes give us inspiration and motivation. Make use of these inspiring quotes to guide your life, work decisions. Here are 100 of the best motivational quotes to inspire you to succeed:
1.    “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can”. –Arthur Ashe

2.    “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

3.    “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” –Albert Einstein

4.    “Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.”—Dax Shepard

5.    “My tombstone? I’m thinking something along the lines of, ‘Geez, he was just here a minute ago.” – George Carlin

6.    “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines”—Robert H.Schuller

7.    “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach high potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence” –Confucius

8.    “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” Robert Schuller “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” –Abraham Lincoln

9.    “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” –John Maxwell

10.    “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.” –Thomas J. Watson

11.    “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” –Steve Jobs

12.    “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!”  –T. Harv Eker

13.    “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” –Jim Rohn

14.    “The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” –Napoleon Hill

15.    “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” –Jane Smiley

16.    “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” –George Bernard Shaw

17.    “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

18.    “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryun

19.    “Our greatest fear should not be of failure … but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” –Francis Chan

20.    “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

21.    “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.” –Larry Winget

22.    “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” –Mike Gafka

23.    “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” –Baltasar

24.    “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” –Margaret Thatcher

25.    “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” –Stephen Covey

26.    “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” –G. K. Chesterton

27.    “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” –Thomas A. Edison

28.    “The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.” –Robert Hughes

29.    “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” –Robert Schuller

30.    “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” –Abraham Lincoln

31.    “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” –John Maxwell

32.    “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”!” —Audrey Hepburn

33.    “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou

34.    “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” —Henry Ford

35.    “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi

36.    “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” —Charles Swindoll

37.    “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” —Oprah Winfrey

38.    “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

39.    “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” —Jimmy Dean

40.    “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

41.    “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

42.    “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” —Les Brown

43.    “Do or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda

44.    “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” —Napoleon Hill

45.    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” —Mark Twain

46.    “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan

47.    “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” —Albert Einstein

48.    “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen Covey

49.    “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” —Henry Ford

50.    “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” —Alice Walker

51.    “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart

52.    “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” —Aristotle Onassis

53.    “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” —Robert Louis Stevenson

54.    “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” —Steve Jobs

55.    “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” —Norman Vincent Peale

56.    “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” —Ayn Rand

57.    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.” –Mark Twain

58.    “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” –Charles Swindoll

59.    “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”  –Buddha

60.    “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” –Chinese Proverb

61.    “An unexamined life is not worth living.” –Socrates

62.    “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” –Woody Allen

63.    “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” –Steve Jobs

64.    “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” –Vince Lombardi

65.    “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” –Stephen Covey

66.    “Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” –Pablo Picasso

67.    “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –Christopher Columbus

68.    “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou

69.    Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn

70.    “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” –Henry Ford

71.    “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” –Mark Twain

72.    “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

73.    “The best revenge is massive success.” –Frank Sinatra

74.    “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar

75.    “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin

76.    “If you hear a voice within you says “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” –Vincent Van Gogh

77.    “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” –Aristotle

78.    “Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.” –Jesus

79.    “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

80.    “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau

81.    “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.” –Erma Bombeck

82.    “Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.”  –Booker T. Washington

83.    “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” – Ancient Indian Proverb

84.    “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” –Theodore Roosevelt

85.    “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” –George Addair

86.    “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” –Plato

87.    “Start where you are. Use what you have.  Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe

88.    “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

89.    “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” –Japanese Proverb

90.    “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 that has been opened for us.” –Helen Keller

91.    “Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” –Confucius

92.    “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” –Anne Frank

93.    “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” –Lao Tzu

94.    “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” –Maya Angelou

95.    “Happiness is not something readymade.  It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama

96.    “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” –Sheryl Sandberg

97.    “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” –Henry David Thoreau

98.    “Inspiration and genius–one and the same.” –Victor Hugo

99.    “Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond our reach.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

100.    “The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.” –Horace Bushnell