We all have good days, as well as bad days.

When things are going well for us, we remain upbeat and motivated and keep trudging on toward our goals. However, it is when we meet into obstacles that our motivation gets rocked.

And it is in times like these where you need to stay motivated, as it will go a long way in helping you overcome the obstacles and inch steps toward your ultimate goals.

In today’s post, I’m going to share with you 25 famous motivational quotes and I hope these will give you an boost in your motivation in helping you get and stay motivated in overcoming even the toughest of obstacles and challenges ahead…

1. “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it’s when you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it!”
– Margaret Thatcher

2. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.”
– Ray Kroc

3. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”
– Muhammad Ali

4. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
– Zig Ziglar

5. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
– Michael Jordan

6. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path with take on greater meaning.”
– Oprah Winfrey

7. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” 
– Mark Twain

8. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
– Barack Obama

9. “The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.”
– Anthony Robbins

10. “The best motivation is self-motivation. The guy says, I wish someone would come by and turn me on. What if they don’t show up? You’ve got to have a better plan for your life than that.”
– Jim Rohn

11. “It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.”
– Jane Fonda

12. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
– Thomas A. Edison

13. “If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot.”
– Robert Townsend

14. “You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can’t even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know.”
– Steven Spielberg

15. “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.”
– Gary Ryan Blair

16. “At any moment, you have the ability to dramatically change any area of your life, or follow your heart’s deepest desires. It’s yours to create, any way you want it.”
– Craig Townsend

17. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
– Dale Carnegie

18. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”
– Norman Vincent Peale

19. “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much”
– Jim Rohn

21. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”
– Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

22. “Let us not bankrupt our today’s by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.”
– Ralph W. Sockman

23. “The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where the stand in times of challenge and controversy.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

24. “The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: Find what interests you and that you can do well, and put your whole soul into it – Every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.”
– John D. Rockefeller III

25. “Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something while sitting down.”
– Charles F. Kettering

There you have it… A total of 25 famous motivational quotes that I hope will serve well in getting you motivated even in the toughest of days.

If you have more motivational quotes to share, please feel free to type them into the comment box below and share with the entire community…


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