26 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire Success

Inspirational quotes have an amazing ability to motivate others and change the way we feel about ourselves. This is why I find them so interesting and crucial on our paths to success.

You see, the way you think and feel about yourself, including your beliefs and expectations about what is possible for you, determines everything that happens to you. When you change the quality of your thinking, you change the quality of your life, sometimes instantly.

You have complete control over only one thing in the universe — your thinking! You can decide what you are going to think in any given situation. Your thoughts and feelings determine your actions and determine the results you get. It all starts with your thoughts – and I have found that inspirational words are a quick way to retune your thinking.

Motivational Quotes For a Better 2017

I’ve compiled a list of some of the best motivational quotes for the new year so you can start the year by taking control of your thoughts, thinking positively and setting new goals. I’ve also compiled a FREE E-BOOK OF QUOTES that you can get by clicking the link.

1) “The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney

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2) “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” -Winston Churchill

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3) “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” -Will Rogers

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

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5) “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”- Vince Lombardi

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

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7) “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”- Rob Siltanen

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8) “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”- Og Mandino

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9) “Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur.”- Mohnish Pabrai

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10) “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”- Maya Angelou

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11) “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.”- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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12) “Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like?”- Brian Tracy

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13) “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.”- Dr. Henry Link

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

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15) “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”- Helen Keller

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16) “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.”- Hasidic Proverb

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17) “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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18) “Creativity is intelligence having fun.”- Albert Einstein

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19) “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.”- Don Zimmer

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20) “Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.”- Theodore Roosevelt

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21) “Develop an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you.”- Brian Tracy

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22) “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”- C.S. Lewis

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23) “To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.”- Confucious

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24) “Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body.”- Brian Tracy

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25) “Fake it until you make it! Act as if you had all the confidence you require until it becomes your reality.”- Brian Tracy

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26) “The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!”- Brian Tracy

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Thanks for reading my favorite motivational quotes of this year. I wish you a wonderful year and hope you can look to these inspirational words whenever you need a boost so you may confidently crush any challenges or goals that you set for yourself.

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Bonus: 20 Inspirational Quotes for Leaders

Success in business comes from great leadership.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, business owner, or manager, here are 20 leadership quotes for a little extra motivation.

True leadership is about striving to become better in all areas of life and empowering everyone around you to become the best versions of themselves. Always focus on improving your leadership qualities as well as others around you.

1) “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.”

2) “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people”

3) “Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance”

4) “Clarity is the key to effective leadership. What are your goals?”

5) “The best leaders have a high Consideration Factor. They really care about their people”

6) “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.”

7) “The key responsibility of leadership is to think about the future. No one else can do it for you.”

8) “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.”

9) “Leaders never use the word failure. They look upon setbacks as learning experiences.”

10) “Practice Golden Rule Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.”

11) “Superior leaders are willing to admit a mistake and cut their losses. Be willing to admit that you’ve changed your mind. Don’t persist when the original decision turns out to be a poor one.”

12) “Leaders are anticipatory thinkers. They consider all consequences of their behaviors before they act.”

13) “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.”

14) “Leaders concentrate single-mindedly on one thing– the most important thing, and they stay at it until it’s complete.”

15) The three ‘C’s’ of leadership are Consideration, Caring, and Courtesy. Be polite to everyone.

16) “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. How much people respect you determines how well they perform.”

17) “Leadership is more who you are than what you do.”

18) “Entrepreneurial leadership requires the ability to move quickly when opportunity presents itself.”

19) “Leaders are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future oriented. They focus on getting the job done.”

20) “Leaders are never satisfied; they continually strive to be better.”

Please Share Your Favorite Motivational Quotes in the Comments Below

Leave a comment with your best inspirational quotes or uplifting words of wisdom – – – I’d love to hear your top picks!

About Brian Tracy — Brian is recognized as the top sales training and personal success authority in the world today. He has authored more than 60 books and has produced more than 500 audio and video learning programs on sales, management, business success and personal development, including worldwide bestseller The Psychology of Achievement. Brian's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. You can follow him on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Linkedin and Youtube.

  • http://www.linkedin.com/pub/brian-benstock/4/606/707 Brian Benstock

    Thank you for sharing

  • Archangel Bakolo

    The quotes make my day

  • Dave Downes

    These are some great motivational quotes. I would like to add a small quote of my own…”Do Good Things” Simple, but powerful.

  • Virginia Reeves

    Great variety of uplifting messages Brian. Thanks for sharing.

  • http://infocreeds.com/ Infocreeds

    Such an inspirational and motivational quotes. Thank you for sharing such a valuable information.

  • http://www.3d-architectural-rendering.com/3D-Floor-Plan.html Nicoli Redmayne

    So happy that he made it to #7 on your list. He is my personal favorite. I like the way he writes and opens up with his blog.

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