100+ Inspirational Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams (updated 2018)

Sometimes things will happen in life that will push those dreams further and further. When that happens, it is easier to give up than keep on pursuing something that is not happening. However, when you understand that that’s how life functions, you are able to face whatever comes your way head one. Very few people achieve their dreams at the first try and failure is a part of life. We have compiled a list of inspirational motivational quotes to help you achieve your dreams no matter how hard it may seem. We hope you enjoy the quotes and share them with someone else who is as deserving as you are.

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1. “Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.”


2. “How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.”

– Bill Bennot –

2. "How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great."
3. “Life is too ironic to fully understand. It takes sadness to know what happiness is. Noise to appreciate silence & absence to value presence.”

3. "Life is too ironic to fully understand. It takes sadness to know what happiness is. Noise to appreciate silence & absence to value presence."
4. “You are braver than you believe stronger than you seem smarter than you think.”

4. "You are braver than you believe stronger than you seem smarter than you think."
5. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.”

5. "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain."
6. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

6. "If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you.''
7. “Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.”

7. Don_t tell people your dreams. Show them.
8. “Don’t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, I notice more than You realize.”

8. _Don_t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, I notice more than You realize._
9. “My father used to say, “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.”

9. _My father used to say, _Don_t raise your voice. Improve your argument._

10. “If you want something you never had. You have to do something you’ve never done.”

10. "If you want something you never had. You have to do something you've never done."
11. “Don’t look back – you’re not going that way.”

11. _Don_t look back - you_re not going that way._
12. “Don’t call it a dream. Call it a plan.”

12. _Don_t call it a dream. Call it a plan._
13. “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”

– Oprah Winfrey –

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do._
14. “Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.”

Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.
15. “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.”

– Dalai Lama –

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.
16. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

– Zig Ziglar –

17. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.”

You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.
18. “Unsuccessful people make decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make decisions based on where they want to be.”

Unsuccessful people make decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make decisions based on where they want to be.
19. “When it rains look for RAINBOWS. When it’s dark look for stars.”

When it rains look for RAINBOWS. When it's dark look for stars.
20. “One day or day one. It’s your decision.”

One day or day one. It's your decision
21. “Things money can’t buy: 1. Manners 2. Morals 3. Respect 4. Character 5. Common sense 6. Trust 7. Patience 8. Class 9. Integrity 10. Love.”

21. _Things money can_t buy_ 1. Manners 2. Morals 3. Respect 4. Character 5. Common sense 6. Trust 7. Patience 8. Class 9. Integrity 10. Love._
22. “The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find.”

The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find.
23. “If you never go, you will never know.”

– Anonymous –


24. “Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.”

24. Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.
25. “Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence.  Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”

25. Dont waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
26. “They told me I couldn’t. That’s why I did.”

26. They told me I couldnt. Thats why I did.
27. “Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your heart.”

27. Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your heart.
28. “Never let someone waste your time twice.”

28. Never let someone waste your time twice.
29. “If God shuts a door, stop banging on it! Trust that whatever is behind it is not meant for you.”

29. If God shuts a door stop banging on it Trust that whatever is behind it is not meant for you.
30. “Live in such a way that those who know you, but don’t know God, will come to know God because they know you.”

30. Live in such a way that those who know you but dont know God will come to know God because they know you.
31. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.”

– Dwayne Johnson –

31. Success isnt overnight. Its when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up. - Dwayne Johnson -

32. “Successful people do what they need to do even when they don’t feel like it. Toughen up.”


33. “5 things to quit right now. 1. Trying to please everyone. 2. Fearing change. 3. Living in the past. 4. Putting yourself down. 5. Overthinking.”

33. 5 things to quit right now. 1. Trying to please everyone. 2. Fearing change. 3. Living in the past. 4. Putting yourself down. 5. Overthinking.
34. “Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.”

34. Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
35. “You don’t inspire others by being perfect. You inspire them by how deal with your imperfections.”

35. You dont inspire others by being perfect. You inspire them by how deal with your imperfections.
36. “Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.”

37. “No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.”

37. No one is really busy. It all depends on what number you are on their priority list.
38. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.”

– Tony Robbins –

38. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited of what could go right. - Tony Robbins - -1
39. “Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.”

39. Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must but take the step.
40. “Tears are words the heart can’t say.”

40. Tears are words the heart cant say.
41. “The problem is not problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?

– Captain Jack Sparrow –

41. The problem is not problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand - Captain Jack Sparrow
42. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.”

42. Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.
43. ” Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.”

43. Accept what is let go of what was and have faith in what will be.-1
44. “Keep your head up. God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers.”

44. Keep your head up. God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers.
45. “I’ve learned what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

– Maya Angelou –

45. Ive learned what you said people will forget what you did but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou -
46. “If you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room.”

46. If you are the smartest person in the room you are in the wrong room.
47. “Nothing changes if nothing changes.”

47. Nothing changes if nothing changes.
48. “Stay away from negative people, they have a problem for every solution.”

48. Stay away from negative people they have a problem for every solution.
49. ” No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around.”

49. No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction you can always turn around.
50. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”

50. You are what you do not what you say youll do.
51. ” Stay patient and trust your journey.”

51. Stay patient and trust your journey.
52. “Your best teacher is your last mistake.”

52. Your best teacher is your last mistake.
53. “Unfuckwithable (adj.): when you’re truly at peace and in touch with yourself, and nothing anyone says or does bothers you, and no negativity or drama can touch you.”

53. Unfuckwithable adj. when youre truly at peace and in touch with yourself and nothing anyone says or does bothers you and no negativity or drama can touch you.
54. “For everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

54. For everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
55. “The 3 C’s in life: Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the Choice, to take the Chance, If you want anything in life to Change.”

55. The 3 Cs in life Choice Chance Change. You must make the Choice to take the Chance If you want anything in life to Change.
56. “Don’t Ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go.”

56. Dont Ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Let it go.
57. “Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.”

57. Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.
58. “Never forget 3 types of people in your life. 1. Who helped you in difficult. 2. Who left you in difficult times. 3. Who put you in difficult times.”

58. Never forget 3 types of people in your life. 1. Who helped you in difficult. 2. Who left you in difficult times. 3. Who put you in difficult times.
59. “No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.”

59. No matter how much it hurts now someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
60. “It won’t be easy but it’ll be worth it.”

60. It wont be easy but itll be worth it.
61. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being positive about what could go right.”

61. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being positive about what could go right.-1
62. “I’ve seen better days, but I’ve also seen worse. I don’t have everything that I want, but I do have all I need. I woke up with some aches and pains, but I woke up. My life may not be perfect but I am blessed.”

62. Ive seen better days but Ive also seen worse. I dont have everything that I want but I do have all I need. I woke up with some aches and pains but I woke up. My life may not be perfect but I am blessed.
63. “In my life, I’ve lived, I’ve loved, I’ve missed, I’ve hurt, I’ve trusted, I’ve made mistakes, but most of all, I’ve learned.”

63. In my life Ive lived Ive loved Ive missed Ive hurt Ive trusted Ive made mistakes but most of all Ive learned.
64. “Insanity is when you love someone so much, you help them destroy you by trying to save them.”

64. Insanity is when you love someone so much you help them destroy you by trying to save them.
65. “Always say what you mean and mean what you say. Express how you feel and don’t ever apologize for being real.”

65. Always say what you mean and mean what you say. Express how you feel and dont ever apologize for being real.
66. “Never give up on the things that make you smile.”

67. “God always puts the right people in your life at the right moment.”

67. God always puts the right people in your life at the right moment.
68. “Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever.”

68. Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now but it cant rain forever.
69. “If you want to be successful in this world, you have to follow your passion, not a paycheck.”

– Jen Welter, NFL’S First female coach –

69. If you want to be successful in this world you have to follow your passion not a paycheck. - Jen Welter NFLS First female coach -
70. “A little progress each day adds up to big results.”

70. A little progress each day adds up to big results.
71. “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.”

– H. Johnson Brown, Jr –

71. Life doesnt require that we be the best only that we try our best. - H. Johnson Brown Jr -
72. “Wise people learn when they can; fools learn when they must.”

– Duke of Wellington –

Wise people learn when they can fools learn when they must
73. “Sometimes God will put Goliath in your life, for you to find the David within you.”

73. Sometimes God will put Goliath in your life for you to find the David within you.
74. “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.”

74. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.
75. ” Don’t wish for it. Work for it.”

75. Dont wish for it. Work for it.
76. “Stop wishing start doing.”

76. Stop wishing start doing.
77. Before you speak, Think. T–is it true?. H–is it helpful?. I–Is it inspiring?. N–Is it necessary?. K–Is it kind?.”

77. Before you speak Think. T--is it true. H--is it helpful. I--Is it inspiring. N--Is it necessary. K--Is it kind.
78. ” Depend on no one. Get shit done yourself.”

78. Depend on no one. Get shit done yourself.
79. ” The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.”

– Mike Murdock –

79. The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. - Mike Murdock -
80. “If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan. But never the Goal.”

80. If the plan doesnt work change the plan. But never the Goal.
81. “You can never win an argument with a negative person. They only hear what suits them and listen only to respond.”

81. You can never win an argument with a negative person. They only hear what suits them and listen only to respond.
82. “You get what you work for not what you wish for.”

82. You get what you work for not what you wish for.
83. “There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.”

83. There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.
84. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

84. If opportunity doesnt knock build a door.
85. “Times goes on. So whatever you’re going to do. Do it now, don’t wait.”

85. Times goes on. So whatever youre going to do. Do it now dont wait.
86. “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.”

86. Successful people are not gifted they just work hard then succeed on purpose.
87. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.”

– Jillian Michaels –

 Its not about perfect. Its about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day thats where transformation happens. Thats how change occurs.
88. ” Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.”

– Rick Warren –

Remember how far youve come not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be but neither are you where you used to be.
89. “Your speed doesn’t matter, forward is forward.”

89. Your speed doesnt matter forward is forward.
90. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”

– Groucho Marx –

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
91. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.”

– Ray Kroc –

 If you work just for money youll never make it but if you love what youre doing and you always put the customer first success will be yours.
92. “It’s impossible- said pride. It’s risky- Said reason. It’s pointless- said reason. Give it a try- Said Ambition.”

 Its impossible- said pride. Its risky- Said reason. Its pointless- said reason. Give it a try
93. “Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”

93. Dont limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.
94. ” Strength isn’t about how much you can handle before you break. It’s about how much you can endure after you’ve been broken.”

94. Strength isnt about how much you can handle before you break. Its about how much you can endure after youve been broken.
95. “Someone else wants it just as badly as you do. Work harder and smarter.”

95. Someone else wants it just as badly as you do. Work harder and smarter.
96. “Today is not just another day. It’s a new opportunity, another chance, a new beginning. Embrace it.”

96. Today is not just another day. Its a new opportunity another chance a new beginning. Embrace it.
97. ” Train your mind to see the good in every situation.”

– Kushandwizdom –

Train your mind to see the good in every situation
98. “When you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you’ll have more opportunities.”

98. When you focus on problems youll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities youll have more opportunities.
99. ” Whoever is trying to bring you down, is already below you.”

99. Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.
100. “Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.”

100. Courage doesnt mean you dont get afraid. Courage means you dont let fear stop you.

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