Quotes About Motivation

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“Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.”―Leonardo da Vinci

“We talk on principle, but act on motivation.” —Walter Savage Landor

“Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others.” ―Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.” —Greg Anderson

 “Nobody motivates today’s workers. If it doesn’t come from within, it doesn’t come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.” —Herman Cain

“We don’t invent our mission; we detect it.”― Victor Frankl

“Forget about willpower. It’s time for why-power. Your choices are only meaningful when you connect them to your desires and dreams.” ―Darren Hardy, The Compound Effect

“You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things—to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.” —Edmund Hillary

“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” —Dwight D Eisenhower

“Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.”―Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” —Rumi

“Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.” —Vince Lombardi

“It’s not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It’s my job not to de-motivate them.” —Lou Holtz

“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“You cannot be anything you want to be, but you are the best at being who you were designed to be, and within that space, there is unlimited joy and purpose” —A. F. Miller

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