52 Inspiring Quotes
to Motivate You to be Your Best

We have compiled our favorite inspiring quotes, 52 in all. Taking a moment to review each and every quote will help to motivate you to be the best that you can be. Feel free to share your favorite inspiring quotes with your colleagues.

My Picks for the Top 10 Inspiring Quotes


“I didn’t like any of my early morning runs but I liked the idea of being a world champion.” -Muhammad Ali


“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” -Jackie Robinson


“It doesn’t matter where to start, just start. An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” -Peter Voogd in 6 Months to 6 Figures


“You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity…” –Marie Curie


“Never stop learning. Ever.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” -Albert Einstein


“Close the Gap Between Your Intentions and Your Behavior in your communication… We measure ourselves by our intentions; others measure us by our behavior”-Deborah Gilberg


“Life is really about creating meaning. And meaning does not come from what you get, it comes from what you give. Ultimately, what you get will never make you happy long term. But who you become and what you contribute will.” – Tony Robbins in Money: Master the Game


“9:00 to 5:00 is when you make your living, [before and] after hours is when you make your legacy.” -Peter Voogd in Entrepreneur’s Blueprint


“If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained.” – Neil Gaiman

42 More Inspiring Quotes


“I never read random articles on the Internet unless they are by people I know. Mostly I read books I love…99% of information we read, we forget anyway. The best way to remember is to DO… Otherwise, I look at nothing online. Experiences happen when you disconnect. And I choose experiences over goods or information.” – James Altucher


“Storms make trees grow deeper roots” -Kerri Walsh Jennings


“Your life should be about finding the intersection of the world’s greatest need and your greatest passion.” – Gary White


“Create value before you ask for value from someone else.” -Chris Sacca


“You only deserve what you settle for” – Ray VanAssche


“You can’t change with words what you’ve proven with actions” -Ray VanAssche


“Successful people start before they feel ready.” -James Clear (about Richard Branson)


“I came to the conclusion that we should aspire to increase the scope and scale of human consciousness in order to better understand what questions to ask. Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.” -Elon Musk


“If you only do things where you know the answer in advance, your company goes away.” -Jeff Bezos


“What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.”-Dwight Eisenhower


“Being busy is a form of laziness — lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.”-Tim Ferriss


“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.” -E.B. White


“You Don’t Find Time, You Make Time” – Tim Ferriss


“Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you.”—Steve Jobs


“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.”~Attributed to Abraham Lincoln


“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” – Lao Tzu


“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein


“Kids don’t understand logic. They understand you showing up.” -How I Met Your Mother


“It is vain to do with more than can be done with less.” -William Occam


“Losers have goals winners have systems” – Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert comics)


“Losers react, leaders anticipate.” – Tony Robbins


“Listening is about being present, not just being quiet.” -Cal Fussman


“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. IF you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work hard on yourself you’ll make a fortune.” -Jim Rohn


“A genius without a roadmap will get lost in any country, but an average person with a roadmap will find their way to any destination. In a world with so many opinions and mindless distractions from technology and information overload it can become extremely difficult to come to clarity. Most people can’t come to grips with how important clarity is and the role it plays in their future.” – Brian Tracy


“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl


“Know what you want. Clarity is power. And vague goals promote vague results.” – Robin Sharma


“In this Age of Dramatic Distraction, the performer who focuses the best wins the most.” – Robin Sharma


“Join The 5am Club. Your most valuable hours are 5am-8am. They have the least interruptions.” – Robin Sharma


“Every time you do what scares you, you take back the power that you gave to the thing that scared you. And so you become more powerful.” – Robin Sharma


“Remember that when you transform your fitness, you’ll transform your business.” – Robin Sharma


“Spend time in solitude every day. Your best ideas live there.” – Robin Sharma


“Buy a smaller TV and build a larger library.” – Robin Sharma


“Food fuels your body. Learning feeds your mind.” – Robin Sharma


“Don’t ask for respect. Earn it.” – Robin Sharma


“Know that if it’s not messy, you’re not making progress.” – Robin Sharma


“Tennis is just a game. Family is forever.” – Serena Williams


“When 99% of people doubt you, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history.” – Peter Diamandis


“There are two elements that tie very much to human longevity. It’s strange… one is those people who floss and, second, those people who have a higher VO2 max.” – Peter Diamandis


“If you study even the smallest bit of science, you will realize that, for all practical purposes, we are nothing. We’re basically monkeys on a small rock orbiting a small, backwards star in a huge galaxy, which is in an absolutely staggeringly gigantic universe, which itself may be part of a gigantic multiverse. “This universe has been around for probably 10 billion years or more, and will be around for tens of billion years afterwards. So your existence, my existence, is just infinitesimal. It is like a firefly blinking once in the night. Nothing that we do lasts. Eventually you will fade, your works will fade, your children will fade, your thoughts will fade, this planet will fade, the sun will fade . . . it will all be gone. “There are entire civilizations that we remember now with just one or two words like ‘Sumerian’ or ‘Mayan.’ Do you know any Sumerians or Mayans? Do you hold any of them in high regard or esteem? Have they outlived their natural life span somehow? No. “If you don’t believe in an afterlife, then you [should realize] that this is such a short and precious life, it is really important that you don’t spend it being unhappy. There is no excuse for spending most of your life in misery. You’ve only got 70 years out of the 50 billion or however long the universe is going to be around.” – Naval Ravikant


“The most important trick to be happy is to realize that happiness is a choice that you make and a skill that you develop. You choose to be happy, and then you work at it. It’s just like building muscles.” – Naval Ravikant


“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”— Henry Ford

Which of these inspiring quotes stand out to you as being the best? I hope that a few of these resonated with you specifically and spark new motivations for you to be your best! If you’re ready to take action and kick start a new career, check out our learning plans and rating tables to start your journey. Of course, our 1:1 consultants are available to speak with you anytime and we’re always listening at our contact page.

I would like to give all credit where credit is due, but most of the time I didn’t take note of the sources for these inspiring quotes in an effort to maintain my train of thought at the time. Please, excuse misquotes as the spirit of the quotes should still remain intact.
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