Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities. Charles Dickens. Bill Gates Microsoft. All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle. Nikola Tesla. The challenges in our lives are there to strengthen our convictions. They are not there to run us over. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Sometimes, you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.
Jim Kwik. No matter how much it hurts now, someday, you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better. I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature. I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity. Rockefeller Click to tweet. Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur. Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it. I truly believe that in order to truly be great at something you have to give into a certain amount of madness. Joe Rogan.
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Confidence comes from experience. Experiences comes from trying and failing and trying again, this time better. Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. Joyce Brothers. One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. Arthur Ashe. I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It was there all the time. Anna Freud. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. John C. Albert Einstein Click to tweet. Rarely are opportunities presented to you in a perfect way.
In a nice little box with a yellow bow on top. Susan Wojcicki YouTube. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion.
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. Erica Jong Click to tweet. When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. Viktor E. Remember: the promised land is on the other side. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Joseph Campbell. The biggest risk is not taking any risk. Mark Zuckerberg Facebook. Fear is the biggest disability of all. And will paralyze you more than being in a wheelchair. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. Arthur C. The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat. Be willing to sacrifice what you think you have today for the life that you want tomorrow.
Neil Strauss. The only way to shut everybody up is to win. Terry Bradshaw Click to tweet. Goals are powerful motivators but they can also make you miserable. World-class daily habits are what you need. Fight Club. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. Michael Phelps. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. Jerry Rice Click to tweet. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. Aristotle Click to tweet. Thomas Jefferson. Make your habits so specific and your dreams so inspiring that motivation will take care of itself. Consistent hard work gains success. Dwayne Johnson The Rock. Aldous Huxley. Do 40 hard minutes , not an hour and a half of nonsense. Jason Statham. Jillian Michaels. The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. Arnold Schwarzenegger. People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Jim Rohn Click to tweet. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Dwayne Johnson The Rock Click to tweet. Popularity games is what envious kids play. Long term learning games is what smart kids play. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. The more that you read, the more things you will know.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford. There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie. People do not decide to become extraordinary.
They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. Edmund Hillary Click to tweet. The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now. Po Kung Fu Panda. Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Albert Einstein. By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin Click to tweet. True growth is slow and steady. Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. I am just a child who has never grown up. Occasionally, I find an answer. Stephen Hawking. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Lee Iacocca. Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
Albert Schweitzer Click to tweet. If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now. Master Shifu Kung Fu Panda. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.
She believed she could so she did. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Marianne Williamson. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Delia. You have the power to change the course of your life with each thought, habit, and action. Make it count. If you had one shot, or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted in one moment.
Would you capture it or just let it slip? The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Francis of Assisi. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela. The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet. I was not the most talented, but I was the one who worked the hardest. It made all the difference. You gotta do that extra one. Usain Bolt. I wanted to be the best body builder of all time. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Lou Holtz Click to tweet. Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner. Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. What is your favorite motivational quote? Would you like to add another one here?
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Please let me know in the comment section below! Good Morning and thank you for the beautiful quotes, my favourite one is the one which says : The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm. With the right motivation, passion and perseverance, we can all do it. Thanks for sharing with us, Joseph. Hi Maxime, Inspiring collection of quotes. Very strong Quotes. Made my day. Never give up and never forget the power of staying positive. Life is a gift. Do not take it for granted.
Your email address will not be published. By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. I want to feel comfortable with my own sexuality and desires. I want to feel comfortable with the power that I know that I have.
I want to have conversations that open up the constraints of dialogue. I want to hold a strangers gaze for longer than 3 seconds. I want to wear thongs to work. I want love not to pass me by. Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this write-up and also the rest of the site is also really good. I wanna keep this going because its an amazing page of real people coming into reality of what it is their deepest inner man desires. I wanna Learn to love myself I wanna be able to love others more and help them get through things I have experienced.
I want to be able to let go of the past and and cling to the present and all forgiveness to flow from a heart filled of love for people. I want to live a life Im proud to live, not letting my Ego get in the way of my inner being.
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I want to explore my sexuality without the fear of self condemnation and hatred. I want to immerse myself in situation that are uncomfortable and breathe my way through them with humility and confidence. I want to develop lifelong relationships with people I fell I can be totally open with and not feel judged.
I want to rid myself of all preconceived notions that people are bad or out to get me. I want to live life being able to express my emotions more wisely to be more Healthy. Look it up. Your instincts and anxieties serve a purpose: to keep you alive. Choose one already. Brilliant post David. Just stumbled upon your site. Honest, thought-provoking and totally resonates with me; I want is to be madly in love with the life I have and realize that everything 1 do counts. I want to make the right choices that will enhance my spirit and empower myself I want to be aware, alert and centered with my soul — in order for me to make the right decisions in my life — that will lead me to my blissful path.
If you dont know what I dont know how do you know not to know about not knowing? What an upheaval that would be! You have changed my perspective on it, though. What could be better than experiencing the things you truly want? Not just think you want? It can only lead to a more fulfilling and satisfying life. Thank you! I have always envied people like you. I think a majority of us settle into fear-based thinking where we are afraid to move. A minority of people I know seem to be driven by desires more than fears. Best to you! Her smooth, elegant writing style works well alongside the generous full-color photography by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni Tropical Asian Style.
I want to be able to express myself correctly and not be afraid of what others will say. Today is a good day. My family and society have always tried to put me down the path which would result in material success and good social status. I've had the same concerns and recently went through a similar experiment.
I realized I still needed a lot of the I like the way you referenced the cell phone as having a magnetic force in our lives. When I'm waiting in line somewhere, I never pick up my phone. I leave it in my bag and prefer to people watch everyone on their phone or make eye contact So absolutely true.
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One phone, not a toy. I don't have social media or games on my phone either, so I'm not constantly enticed to waste time on it. I know, shocking! I encourage you to step back in phone technology. Get a slider so you can still text because so many do not answer their phone except that way. My phone is a flip and text is difficult but those who call me know I don't text.
I do have a Classic novel about a former basketball star failing to manage married life. The main character is despicable; some of the people around him are more likable. The prose is outstanding though, and reason enough to read it… the way Updike conveys moods and sensory experiences with short, original metaphors is incredible, and I will definitely read the sequels even though the main character is a solipsistic prick. The first habit book that actually changed how I did things. And those changes went well beyond habits.
This book met me where I am, and actually improved my self-esteem with respect to getting things done, unlike, say, Getting Things Done. Gee, I wish I have more drive and determination to lose weight. I want to leave everything behind and run away as far as i can…. I want to let go of the hold I have in my mind.
I want to be happy I want to live happy. I want to be financially secure and still travel the world. Great post. Have a happy new !