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21 motivational quotes

21 Motivational Quotes

There are moments when we just need nothing but motivation to keep us going. Moments when we feel so weak especially when things don’t go so well with us.

Here is my list of 21 motivational quotes for this week.

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  • “Never compare your journey in life with someone else. It might leave you feeling behind in life” – Unknown
  • “If you can imagine it, you can dream it and you can become it” – William Arthur Ward
  • “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do” – John Wooden
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising every time we fall” – Confucius
  • “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy” – Martin Lurther King Jr
  • “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities” – J K Rowling
  • “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but we often look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us” – Helen Keller

  • “I have not failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that won’t work” – Thomas Edison
  • “First say to yourself what you would be and then do what you have to do” – Epictetus

  • “Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s an experience” – Victoria Holt
  • “The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work” – Vince Lombardi
  • “The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us” – Voltaire
  • “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu
  • “When angry, count ten before you speak. If very angry, a hundred” – Thomas Jefferson
  • “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake” – Confucius
  • ” Do what you can do with what you have where you are” – Roosevelt
  • “Some complain that roses have thorns and others rejoice that thorns have roses” – Unknown
  • “Remeber, there is no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end” – Scott Adams
  • “The secret of getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain
  • “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored” – Earl Nightingale
  • “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar

Izuzu Nworgu • July 14, 2017

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  1. Natalie July 15, 2017 - 8:12 pm Reply

    ” Do what you can do with what you have where you are” – Roosevelt – This is one of my favourite quotes of all the time. It basically says that you need to stop finding excuses… Just love it. <3

  2. Talisa July 16, 2017 - 12:03 am Reply

    ?Hun a bucket list is a list of things to do or get done before you die…lovely post!

  3. Pennie Anthony July 16, 2017 - 1:10 am Reply

    Some very good quotes to live by thank you for sharing…

  4. Edward Thorpe October 31, 2017 - 9:54 am Reply

    Love them all. If I had to pick a favorite, it would John Wooden’s “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do”. Can’t get much more basic than that!

    • Izuzu Nworgu November 1, 2017 - 4:52 pm Reply

      Thank you!

      That’s one of my favourite quotes.

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