30 Motivational Quotes from Eternal Optimists
Motivational quotes can be just what you need to stay focused on your goals. Check out our round-up of quotes that will inspire you every day.
Motivational quote #1
“Find the joy. When you feel it, let it wash over you… take a moment to appreciate it. Be grateful for the people in your life, for waking up feeling good and pain free, and for the stretch of road ahead that’s so full of possibilities. When you encounter bumps, keep going and don’t look back.”
Motivational quote #3
“This city is not the ‘diamond in the rough’; it is the actual diamond.”—Kenyetta Wilbourn, school principal
Motivational quote #4
“No one knows more about optimism than a Cubs fan. After waiting 104 years, it’s our optimism, and not the winning, that binds us together. We really do believe the next year will be the year.”
Motivational quote #6
“If I didn’t have spiritual faith, I would be a pessimist. But I’m an optimist. I’ve read the last page in the Bible. It’s going to turn out all right.” —Billy Graham
Motivational quote #7
“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” —John Wooden
Motivational quote #8
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
Motivational quote #9
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” —Steve Jobs
Motivational quote #10
“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” —Ray Goforth
Motivational quote #11
“I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.” —Martha Stewart
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Motivational quote #12
“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill
Motivational quote #13
“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” —Michael Jordan
Motivational quote #15
“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” —Stephen Hawking
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Motivational quote #16
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James
Motivational quote #18
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C.S. Lewis
Motivational quote #19
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” —Jimmy Dean
Motivational quote #21
“Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller
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Motivational quote #22
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” —Alice Walker
Motivational quote #24
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” —Maya Angelou
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Motivational quote #25
“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” —Vincent van Gogh
Motivational quote #27
“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” —Booker T. Washington
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Motivational quote #28
“When I was five 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
Motivational quote #30
“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” —John Barrymore
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