We all strive to live happily and struggle to meet both ends throughout our lives. But in this rat race of competition, we often take a lot of stress and unnecessary worry that actually are not genuine and worthwhile. All this juggles often require some motivation and a gentle push to lead our lives happily and without much worry. I am sure, you all will agree to this. Motivation is the core of your life and it leads you to the right path you are ought to lead.
So today let’s discuss those 13 motivational quotes that can actually change your life forever! Just don’t ever forget it all even in the wildest of your dreams. I am sure all these life quotes will change your perception about life!
1. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Henry Stanley Haskins
You’re the power. The motivation lies within. Do not get swayed away by the things that lie before or behind you. The real thing you have been looking for is within you! You are the world of your entire strength, good and bad perceptions and everything that you wish to get or become. You are the part of almighty. Do not find yourself elsewhere.
2. “The best revenge is massive success.”
–- Frank Sinatra
The greatest revenge is becoming most successful! Anyone’s success is not easily digestible to everyone! All wants to be successful stepping upon others. Most of the time on others’ success people doesn’t rejoice especially if he/she is not that successful. Make your success so massive that it becomes the best revenge. Without actually harming anyone you would win the battle of your life. Bigger your success stronger the revenge becomes.
3. “Let each man exercise the art he knows.”
There is no set rule to success. Whatever you’re good at, do it. You do not have to hold a degree or a qualification to become successful. Everyone is gifted with one or the other art and talent. Just explore it and sharpen it. Practice it. Exercise the art you know and one day you will reach the height of success. Don’t push your kids to excel in their studies, they will find their way on their own. You only have to handhold them. Don’t ever impose your aspirations on them.
4. “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”
— Ben Okri
It is said that human beings are the most intelligent and enduring social animal. Your specialty lies in your endurance. You have the power, intellect, and patience that makes you what you’re. Under every circumstance and stage of life, never forget to overcome from failure and suffering, to rekindle the light of love, and fight back for humanity. This is the way of life. Failure, distress, and negativity cannot shatter you and your dreams. It has to surrender before your endurance and desire to live.
5. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
–- Albert Einstein
The success that cannot be of any value to others is a success without a soul. It is just a phase without any joy and celebration. Do you ever feel happy when there is no one to celebrate your success? Is it something you have been looking for? Would you be happy with your success if it is of no value? If it cannot touch the hearts of others, it cannot be a real success. Better to be small and unsuccessful but valuable to others than being successful without any real value. Your value is more valuable than your success.
6. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”
–- Vincent Van Gogh
Your inner voice is your biggest competitor. It is good to have your critic within you. It will remind you of your negative side and challenge you to transform yourself and come out as a winner under all odds. Listen to your inner voice you will never have to seek any other advice from anyone. The voice within you is your biggest friend, advisor, and critic. If you could listen to it you will become the most successful and happiest person. Your consciousness is your voice. It will sail you through the rough patch of your life.
7. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”
— Mary Anne Radmacher
There is no real glory in never falling but getting up every time you fall. Have the courage to get up and take your failure as a challenge. Be quiet. Don’t cry and shout on your failure. Keep your energy and effort for the next day to try again. You may not succeed in many consecutive efforts but it should not break you. Keep trying until you succeed. Every night sleep with a determination ‘I will try again tomorrow’. This is the greatest key to success.
8. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
–- Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are what you decide to be not what you’re destined to be. Destiny can be manipulated with right efforts and undeterred determination. Think what you want to be and start working towards it. Things will become simpler, paths will become visible and destiny will be on your side. This is the greatest truth of life – you become what you decide to be! So make right decisions, strike right cords, find right resources and put best efforts. You will be what you decide to be.
9. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”
–- Farrah Gray
If you have any dream, don’t waste much time finding out its drawbacks. That you will face on its way. Start working on it. Gradually you will come to know all the troubles, setback and find out the right way to reach your destination. But if you will not start chasing your dream someone else will ask you to build the same dream for them. Why spend same effort, time, energy and resources to build someone else’s dreams when you can chase it for building your own?
10. “Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.”
This is the greatest mechanism to grow in life. If your desires are bigger than your accomplishments, nobody can stop you from achieving more and higher goals in life. You will always find new ways to fulfill your desires and never rest on your laurels. This is the best way to be successful and of worth to others too. So, friends take charge of your life and dream more and often. Never curb your desires if you know you can achieve it but never forget to stay within legitimate and achievable goals.
11. “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”
— Robert H. Schuller
So true, if you know you are invincible would you ever compete? Would you ever fight to achieve? Your success will become worthless unless it is hard earned. When you work hard and burn the midnight oil then only you relish and enjoy the taste of success. If you know you will win all battles and you cannot fail what is the fun to win this effortless success? So, you enjoy your victory only when you are afraid of your failure. Enjoy your failure but never surrender before it. Attempting every time you fall is the key to success. Get up and fight back on every failure. This gives new courage to fight back and this is the biggest win of your life.
12. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”
— Napoleon Hill
It is one of the greatest tips that can bring a lot of changes in your life. It can make you extraordinary and best in your work. Whether you do a petty task of cleaning the floor, but do it with much perfection that nobody else can do it better. This will actually keep you aside from the crowd and open great opportunities before you. Although there is no such thing as perfection but you can at least strive towards achieving near perfection. It’s not only great things that matter, how greatly you do small things is the real kick of your life.
13. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”
–- Japanese Proverb
Yet another great adage that inspires you never to give up. It’s not your success that counts but it’s your failures that make you what you’re. Don’t be afraid of failure. It sucks. You might fall hundred times but getting up every time is the real you. Every failure teaches you the one way that doesn’t lead to success. This way you are left with limited ways to success which brings success closer to you. Failure is good if you know learning lessons from it. If you know how to get up and try again.
Dear friends, I am sure these tips will help you stay motivated all your life! Just keep reminding these motivational and life quotes to remain inspired and aspired.