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30 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Succeed

Motivational Quotes are essentially a bit like brain coffee. Something to quickly pick you up and move you along. There’s nothing more refreshing than reading inspirational quotes to help give you that boost you need. 

We’ve gathered some of the best motivational quotes from the greatest thinkers, leaders and influential business people. Designed to encourage you to become better and move that one step closer to your goals. 


So, the next time you’re feeling overwhelmed or lack ambition, read through the list below to get back on track!

1. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious

Phil Knight – Founder, Nike 

2. “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom

William George Jordan – American Writer and Editor 

3. “Be so good they can’t ignore you” 

Steve Martin – American Actor 

4. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action

Dr. Henry Link- Psychologist 

5. “Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are

Theodore Roosevelt – 26th U.S President 

6. “Do it all with passion, or not at all

Rosa Nouchette Carey – Children’s Writer and Novelist 

7. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it

Estee Lauder – American Businesswoman 

8. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanted to win is

Vince Lombardi – American Football Player

9. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tzu – Chinese Philosopher

10. “What we dwell on is who we become

Oprah Winfrey – American Executive 

11. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength

Sigmund Freud – Austrian Neurologist 

12. “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business

B.C. Forbes – Journalist 

13. “Creativity is intelligence having fun

Albert Einstein – Theoretical Physicist 

14. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities

Robert H. Schuller – American Televangelist 

15. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try” 

Seth Godin – American Author 

16. “It always seems impossible until it’s done” 

Nelson Mandela – Former President of South Africa 

17. “Quality performance starts with a positive attitude” 

Jeffery Gitomer – American Author 

18. “Be the change you wish to see in the world” 

Mahatma Gandhi – Indian Lawyer 

19. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion

Tony Hsieh – CEO of Zappos 

20. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can” 

Nikos Kazantzakis – Greek Writer 

21. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone” 

Michael John Babak – Contemporary Artist 

22. “You must do the things you think you cannot do” 

Eleanor Roosevelt – Former First Lady of the U.S

23. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers” 

Ralph Nader – American Activist 

24. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone elses’ life

Steve Jobs – American Business Magnate 

25. “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions” 

Tony Robbins – American Author 

26. “Motivation comes from working on things we care about” 

Sheryl Sandberg – Chief Operating Officer of Facebook 

27. “It’s better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation” 

Herman Melville – American Novelist 

28. “Every problem is a gift – without problems we would not grow” 

Anthony Robbins – American Author 

29. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going” 

Sam Levenson – American Humorist 

30. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing” 

Walt Disney – American Entrepreneur 

There you go! 

When you need a dose of creativity, find inspiration from these motivational quotes and drive your next business venture to success – Don’t let the motivation go to waste! 

If You Need More Inspiration.

Abby May

Abby May

Abby May is Maverrik's Head of Marketing. Spearheading Maverriks Social Media Campaigns.

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