Thursday, March 19, 2009

Quotes and Sayings on Self Motivation

Motivation that thrives on external things to drive it doesn’t last. Self Motivation that springs from a deep desire within lasts forever. I’ve gathered some fine quotes and sayings to uplift you.

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey

A small trouble is like a pebble. Hold it too close to your eye and it fills the whole world and puts everything out of focus. Hold it at a proper distance and it can be examined and properly classified. Throw it at your feet and it can be seen in its true setting, just one more tiny bump on the pathway of life.
Celia Luce

If you want to accomplish anything in life, you can't just sit back and hope it will happen. You've got to make it happen.
Chuck Norris.

You are what you think about all day long.
Dr. Robert Schuller

The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Dale Carnegie

Just as an archer requires a target before he can shoot his arrow, you need a target before you can get motivated to achieve it.
Anonymous

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.
Thomas J. Watson

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.
George Horace Lorimer

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie

It doesn't matter what you are thinking or what fear you have, if you just do it. Action is the only thing that matters…. I can see that at the end of my life, I'm going to look back and say, 'Gosh, I wish I had taken more action’.
Diana von Welanetz Wentworth

I believe a little bit of success lies in everyone! Will you be the one to deny that? Or rather be the one who chooses to be guided by it? I hope you choose as I, to do the latter!
Josh S. Hinds

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