70 Top-Notch Quotes about Motivation

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (born 6 November 1926) is an American author, salesperson, and motivational speaker.

"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us.....they can't get away this time."

(-) USMC, while encircled by 8 enemie divisions during de Korean War.

"Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it."

Donald Robert Perry Marquis (born July 29, 1878 – died December 29, 1937) was an American humorist, journalist and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist and playwright.

"Seek to renew yourself even when you are hitting home runs."

Howard Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman, and entrepreneur best known as the chairman and CEO of Starbucks.In 2006, Forbes Magazine ranked Schultz as the 354th richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $1.1 billion dollars.

"It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs."

Vince Havner (-) American Baptist preacher of the early 1900s.

"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built."

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights.

"Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and polymath. Goethe is considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture. Goethe's works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, and science. His magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust.

"I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday."

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union, ending slavery, and rededicating the nation to nationalism, equal rights, liberty and democracy.

"To successfully experience an demonstrate enthusiasm, remember the last four letters and be certain they describe you. I.A.S.M. (I Am Sold Myself)."

Harry K. Jones (-) motivational speaker.

"There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment."

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was a Protestant preacher and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of the theory of "positive thinking".