Top 50 Inspirational & Motivational Quotes To Live By

Lovemoneyhatework December 19, 2012 1

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Inspirational quotes and motivation is what we here at Love Money Hate Work are all about!

Inspirational quotes can motivate us to take action towards the things we desire or look at life from a different perspective to see the positives rather than the negatives we might be facing. Below you can find our list of Top 50 Inspirational & Motivational Quotes To Live By:

1. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” - Sidney Greenberg

2. “That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

3. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life… and that is why, I succeed” – Michael Jordan

4. “I will not lose, for even in defeat there’s a valuable lesson learnt” – Jay Z

5. “when you are running, there is a little voice in your head that tells you that you should quit. It says you’re too tired, your legs hurt, your lungs hurt. If you can learn how to defeat that little voice in your head, then you can learn how to not quit when things get hard in your life.” – Will Smith

6. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” - Robert Brault

7. “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” - Albert Einstein

8. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” - Benjamin Franklin

9. “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” - Theodore Roosevelt

10. “You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” - Winston Churchill

11. “Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.”- Arthur Schopenhauer

12. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” - Winston Churchill

13. “Positive anything is better than negative thinking.” - Elbert Hubbard

14. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” - William B. Sprague

15. “In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.” - Theodore Roosevelt

16. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” - Oprah Winfrey

17. “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” - Chinese Proverb

18. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” - George Washington

19. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt

20. “Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” - Henry David Thoreau

21. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

22. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

23. “I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.” - Albert Einstein

24. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” - Helen Keller

25. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” - Truman Capote

26. “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

27. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” - E. Joseph Cossman

28. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford

29. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” - M.K. Gandhi

30. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” - Dennis P. Kimbro

31. “We see things not as they are, but as we are.” - H. M. Tomlinson

32. “The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” - Richard Bach

33. “The only thing worse than a man you can’t control is a man you can.” - Margo Kaufman

34. “To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” - Elbert Hubbard

35. “In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.” - Sid Caesar

36. “A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” - Frank Zappa 

37. “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” - J.M. Power

38. “The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.” - Zig Ziglar

39. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.” - Roy Goodman

40. “Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you’re still trying, keep it up! You’re right on track.” - Matthew Keith Groves

41. “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” - Prescott

42. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” - Apple Computers

43. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” - Thomas Jefferson

44. “Some men see things as they are and say why – I dream things that never were and say why not.” - George Bernard Shaw

45. “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” - Ray Kroc

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

47. “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” - Dale Carnegie

48. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” - Joe Girard

49. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” - Napoleon Hill

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


So there you have it… our top 50 inspirational & motivational quotes to live by!

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  • Noblelox

    Now all you need to do is put them on motivational posters, and I can hate them all twice as much.