Friday, May 16, 2008

Motivational Words

How often when we are down, we look for motivational quotes or words to stir our enthusiasm and lift us from the depths of despair. This A to Z Collection of Motivating Words will provide you Positive Thoughts to help you feel better. And change your perspective on Success.

Achievements
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
Doug Larson

Attitude
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
William James

Belief
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

Change
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Mary Engelbreit

Challenge
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton

Desire
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms
a nucleus with power to attract to itself
everything needed for its fulfillment.
Robert Collier

Destiny
Character is fate. (Destiny)
Heraclitus of Ephesus

Dream
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
Sir James M. Barrie

Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves.

It defines how and what we learn; it allows us to set priorities; it determines the majority of our daily actions. Research suggests it is responsible for as much as 80% of the "success" in our lives.
Freedman et al, Handle With Care: Emotional Intelligence Activity Book

Faith
Faith can move mountains.
The Bible

Friendship
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Dale Carnegie

Greatness
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
Smiley Blanton

Intelligence
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
Bertrand Russell

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
George Santayana

Jealousy
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.
Joseph Addison

Kindness
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Blaise Pascal

Love
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
William Shakespeare

Motivational Quote
Always set the bar for your goals higher than you think you can jump. If you reach for it and fall, as long as you get up and give it another shot, then you will have accomplished more than you ever thought was possible. And the day that you do achieve that goal, it will be the best feeling in the world.
Author Unknown

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Norman R. Augustine

Nature
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Anne Frank

Opportunity
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognized them.
Ann Landers

Obstacles
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Henry Ford

Positive Thinking
There’s nothing wrong with having your goals really high and trying to achieve them. That’s the fun part. You may come up short. I’ve come up short on a lot on my goals, but it’s always fun to try and achieve them.
Tiger Woods, Legendary American Golfer

Questions
One who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; one who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Chinese Proverbs

Risk
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Bruce Barton

Success
Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
Mahatma gandhi, Spiritual Leader from India

Truth
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember it.
Author Unknown

The Truth sets you free.
The Bible

Uncertainity
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others.
Bertrand Russell

Vision
Vision: the art of seeing things invisible.
Jonathan Swift

Wisdom
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
Socrates, Greek Philosopher

Zeal
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul.
Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton