Motivational Phrases, Motivational Sayings

Find the very best motivational phrases, distilled from thousands considered. Here are the most motivational sayings, by truly inspirational people, including Zig Ziglar, Stephen Covey, Thomas Edison, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Motivational Phrase from an Unknown Author:

"The best way to predict your future is to create it."
~ Unknown
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Earl Nightingale Motivational Saying:

"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use."
~ Earl Nightingale
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Jonathan Winters Motivational Saying:

"If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it."
~ Jonathan Winters
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Zig Ziglar Motivational Words:

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."
~ Zig Ziglar
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inspirational words card - Never Give Up - Churchill
Never Give Up - Churchill Greeting Card
inspirational words card - Go Confidently - Thoreau
Go Confidently - Thoreau Greeting Card
Be The Change - Gandhi
Be The Change - Gandhi Greeting Card
It's Not The Years - Lincoln
It's Not The Years - Lincoln Greeting Card
Live With Intention - Radmacher
Live With Intention - Radmacher Greeting Card
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Stephen R. Covey Motivational Words:

"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
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Yoda Motivational Phrase:

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'. "
~ Yoda
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Arlen Price Motivational Words:

"Where the heart is willing, it will find a thousand ways. Where it is unwilling, it will find a thousand excuses."
~ Arlen Price
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Peter Davies Motivational Saying:

"Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups."
~ Peter Davies
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George Bernard Shaw Motivating Words:

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them."
~ George Bernard Shaw
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Dwight D. Eisenhower Motivational Saying:

"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it."
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Martina Navratilova Motivating Words:

"Just go out there and do what you've got to do."
~ Martina Navratilova
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Jim Ryun Motivational Phrase:

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."
~ Jim Ryun
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Charles Buxton Motivational Phrase:

"You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. "
~ Charles Buxton
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Thomas Edison Motivational Phrase:

"If we did all we were capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves."
~ Thomas Edison
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Zig Ziglar Motivating Words:

"Will you look back on life and say, "I wish I had," or "I'm glad I did"?"
~ Zig Ziglar
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Short and Direct Quote on Opportunity and Its Enemy - Procrastination:

"Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin."
~ Victor Kiam
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