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Motivational Quotes to Inspire Achievement

Whether you are looking to start a business, excel in your current career, or just need a jumpstart of motivation to achieve a goal, sometimes all you need is a little burst of inspiration, which sparks motivation, which then sparks action. Here are fifteen motivational quotes to inspire you to go to the next level. Pick the ones that strike you the most, and post them where you can see them several times a day.

  1. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese Proverb
  2. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” Amelia Earhart
  3. “Do or do not. There is no try.” Yoda
  4. “When I let go of who I am, I become what I might be.” Lao Tzu
  5. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon
  6. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” Woody Allen
  7. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” Henry Ford
  8. “Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” Joshua Marine
  9. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Steve Jobs
  10. “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain
  11. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” George Addair
  12. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost
  13. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” Beverly Sills
  14. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs
  15. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Tony Robbins