Motivation is an important life skill. Being motivated is a must for reaching every goal you set and become the boss of your own life. When life hits you hard, though, it’s not always easy to see the positive aspect of it. One perfect way to stay driven under any circumstances is motivational quotes.

Here, you can find 40 incredibly motivational quotes to inspire you to work harder, take risks, grab new opportunities, achieve all your goals and dreams and succeed in every aspect of your life, no matter what you are going through.

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WHATEVER YOU ARE, BE A GOOD ONE -ABRAHAM LINCOLN

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AND, WHEN YOU WANT SOMETHING, ALL THE UNIVERSE CONSPIRES IN HELPING YOU TO ACHIEVE IT -PAULO COELHO, THE ALCHEMIST

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EVERYTHING YOU CAN IMAGINE IS REAL -PABLO PICASSO

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HOLD THE VISION, TRUST THE PROCESS -UNKNOWN

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TODAY IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THE TOMORROW YOU WANT -KEN POIROT

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DO ONE THING EVERY DAY THAT SCARES YOU -ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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FAILURE IS NOT THE OPPOSITE OF SUCCESS, IT’S PART OF SUCCESS -ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

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NEVER REGRET ANYTHING THAT MADE YOU SMILE -MARK TWAIN

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I’ M ALIVE, MOTIVATED AND READY TO SLAY THE DAY -UNKNOWN

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MAKE EACH DAY YOUR MASTERPIECE -JOHN WOODEN

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GO THE EXTRA MILE, IT’S NEVER CROWDED THERE -DR. WAYNE D. DYER

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KEEP YOUR FACE ALWAYS TOWARDS THE SUNSHINE, AND SHADOWS WILL FALL BEHIND YOU -WALT WHITMAN

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IF YOU WANT TO FLY GIVE UP EVERYTHING THAT WAYS YOU DOWN -BUDDHA

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PEOPLE WHO WONDER IF THE GLASS IS HALF EMPTY OR FULL MISS THE POINT, THE GLASS IS ALWAYS REFILLABLE -UNKNOWN

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YOUR PASSION IS WAITING FOR YOUR COURAGE TO CATCH UP -ISABELLE LAFLECHE

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IF PEOPLE ARE DOUBTING HOW FAR YOU CAN GO, GO SO FAR THAT YOU CAN’T HEAR THEM ANYMORE -MICHELLE RUIZ

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FAIRY TAILS ARE MORE THAN TRUE, NOT BECAUSE THEY TELL US THAT DRAGONS EXIST BUT BECAUSE THEY TELL US THAT DRAGONS CAN BE BEATEN -NEIL GAIMAN

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THE SECRET OF GETTING AHEAD IS GETTING STARTED -MARK TWAIN

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TURN YOUR WOUNDS INTO WISDOM -OPRAH

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DON’T COMPROMISE YOURSELF, YOU ARE ALL YOU’ VE GOT -JANIS JOPLIN

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DON’T THINK OR JUDGE, JUST LISTEN -SARAH DESSEN

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IF YOU OBEY ALL THE RULES, YOU MISS ALL THE FUN -KATHARINE HEPBURN

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I WAS SMART ENOUGH TO GET THROUGH EVERY DOOR THAT OPENED -JOAN RIVERS

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IF WE HAVE THE ATTITUDE THAT IT’S GOING TO BE A GREAT DAY, IT USUALLY IS -CATHERINE PULSIFIER

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IF SOMETHING IS IMPORTANT ENOUGH, EVEN IF THE ODDS ARE AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD STILL DO IT -ELLON MUSK

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DON’T BE AFRAID TO GIVE UP THE GOOD TO GO FOR THE GREAT -JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER

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WHEREVER YOU GO, GO WITH ALL YOUR HEART -CONFUCIUS

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IMPOSSIBLE IS JUST AN OPINION -PAULO COELHO

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I NEVER LOSE, EITHER I WIN OR LEARN -NELSON MANDELA

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IT’S THE POSSIBILITY OF HAVING A DREAM COME TRUE THAT MAKES LIFE INTERESTING – PAULO COELHO, THE ALCHEMIST

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DREAMS DON’T WORK UNLESS YOU DO -JOHN C. MAXWELL

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DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT -SHERYL SANDBER

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DO WHAT YOU FEEL IN YOUR HEART TO BE RIGHT- YOU’ LL BE CRITICIZED ANYWAY -ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

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YOU CAN EITHER EXPERIENCE THE PAIN OF DISCIPLINE OR THE PAIN OF REGRET, THE CHOICE IS YOURS -UNKNOWN

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MAGIC IS BELIEVING IN YOURSELF, IF YOU CAN MAKE THAT HAPPEN, YOU CAN MAKE ANYTHING HAPPEN -JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

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BEGIN ANYWHERE -JOHN CAGE

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BE A FIRST RATE VERSION OF YOURSELF, NOT A SECOND RATE VERSION OF SOMEONE ELSE -JUDY GARLAND

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I CAN BE CHANGED BY WHAT HAPPENS TO ME BUT I REFUSE TO BE REDUCED BY IT -MAYA ANGELOU, LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER

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LEARN TO LIGHT A CANDLE IN THE DARKEST MOMENTS OF SOMEONE’ S LIFE -ROY T. BENNETT, THE LIGHT IN THE HEART

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SOMETIMES WHEN YOU ARE IN DARK PLACE YOU THINK YOU’ VE BEEN BURIED BUT YOU’VE ACTUALLY BEEN PLANTED -CHRISTINE CAINE