Motivational Quotations For All Occasions

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: try to please everyone.
-- Herbert Bayard Suope

The Superior man is modest in his speech but excelent in his actions. -- Confucius

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. -- Robert F. Kennedy

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people can't recognize them. -- Ann Landers

Act as though it were impossible to fail. -- Dorothee Brande

You don't always get what you want in life, but in the ]ong run you'll get what you expect. -- Denis Waitley

Past experience should be a guidepost, not a hitching post. -- Gary Player

The harder you work the luckier you get. -- Gary Player

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobocy thinks of changing himself. -- Leo Tolstoy

Every noble work, at first, is impossible. -- Thomas Carlyle

Even if you're on eht eright track, you'll get run over if you sit there. -- Will Rogers

Don't find fault; find a remedy. -- Henry Ford

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. -- W. W. Z.ege

Our aspirations are our possibilities. -- Robert Browning

Humor is an affirmaticn of dignity, a declaraticn of man's superiority to all that befalls him. -- Romain Gary

If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend 6 hours sharpening my ax. -- Abraham Linecln

You don't drown by falling in water. You crown by staying there. -- Robert Allen

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -- Aesop

But above all, try something. -- Franklin D. Rooseveit

If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average. -- M. H. Anderson

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. -- William Feather

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -- Aristotle

I always view problems as opportunities in work clothes. -- Henry Kaiser

Things do not change; we change. -- Henry David Thoreau

Don't exaggerate your own importance, your own size or your own miseries. You are an ant in a human anthill. Be a working ant, not a ridiculous insect pitying yourself. -- Arthur Brisbane

Procrastination is the natural assasin of opportunity. -- Victor Kiam

Goals are as essential to success as air is to life. -- David Schwartz

The greatest failure in life is not to try. -- Debbie Fie]ds

In all things it is better to hope than to despair. -- Goethe

He who laughs, lasts. -- Dr. Robert Anthony

A great deal of talent is lost in this world for the want of a little courage. -- Sidney Smith

If you always do what you've always done, then you'll aluays get what you've always gotten. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Excuses are your lack of faith in your own power. -- Dr. Robert Anthony

One man with courage makes a majority. -- Andrew Jackson

In the long run, men only hit what they aim at. -- Henry David Thoreau

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. -- Sir Francis Bacon

No man is a failure until he gives up. -- Bishop of London

Success in life is a matter not so mueh of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance. -- C. W. Wendte

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. -- Pubillius Syrus

When a man puts a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he ean do. -- Theodore Roosevelt

Man is what he believes. -- Anton Chekov

True success is overcoming the fear of becoming successful. -- Paul Sweeney

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. -- Theodore Roosevelt

Life is like riding a bicycle; you don't fall off unless you stop pedaling. -- Claude Pepper

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude. -- W. Clement Stone

Inch by inch, anything's a cinch. -- Dr. Robert Schuller

I would rather see a crooked furrow than a field unplowed. -- Paul Jewkes

If you won't be beaten, you can't be beaten. -- Paul "Bear" Bryant

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. -- Abraham Lincoln

Whether you think you can do a thing or not, you're right. -- Henry Ford

80% of success is showing up. -- Woody Allen

Not failure, but low aim, is crime. -- James Russell Lowell

The busy have no time for tears. -- Lord Byron

The weakest spot in every man is where one thinks himself to be the wisest. -- Nathaniel Emmons

Anonymous Quotes

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

The biggest bore is the person who is bored by everyone and everything.

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.

To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it,

I have the simplest of tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

When you have a choice to make and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

To err is human; to remain in error is stupid.

The fool wonders; the wise man asks.

Depend upon the rabbit's foot if you vill, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.

Diseases enter by the mouth; misfortunes issue from it.

If you keep your mouth shut you wlil never put your foot in it.

It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all of the answers.

When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.

Life is what happens to you when you're making other plans.

Do not follow where the path may lead-- Go instead, where there is no path, and leave a trall.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

If your telling the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Oversleeping will never make your dreams come true.

Habit is the best of servants or the worst of masters.

Lose an hour in the morning and spend the whole day looking for.

Success usually depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.

A day of worrying is more exhausting than a week of work.

It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.

The way out of trouble is never as simpIe as the way in.

Do not put off unti] tomorrow what can be enjoyed today.

Acting without thinking is like shooting without aiming.