Top 20 Motivational Quotes For Success, Health and The Good Life

Motivation is one of the most important factors that contributes to success in life.  Whether you’re looking to lose weight, improve your fitness, or become a better and more successful person, motivation is the driving force.

If you have a dream or a big goal, it is inevitable that at some point you may hit a stumbling block and start to doubt yourself.  Progress may be slow and you may get distracted from your goals, and it’s times like these that motivational quotes from successful and inspirational people can get us back on track and drive us towards success.

Check out our top 20 motivational quotes for success, health and the good life:


“Champions aren’t made in gyms.  Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them – a desire, a dream, a vision.  They have to have the skill and the will, but the will must be stronger than the skill.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Winning is a habit.  Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs, they become your words.  Watch your words, they become your actions.  Watch your actions, they become your habits.  Watch your habits, they become your character.” ~ Vince Lombardi

“Take a chance.  All life is a chance.  The man who goes the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“For me life is continuously being hungry.  The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to conquer!” ~ Arnold Schwarzenneger

“Whether you think than you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” ~ Henry Ford

“Aim for success, not perfection.  Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~ David Rockefeller

“Strength does not come from winning.  Your struggles develop your strengths.  When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenneger

“Success is no accident.  It is hard work, perseverance, learning,  studying, sacrifice, and most of all love of what you are doing, or learning to do.” ~ Pele

“I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas Edison

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow no matter what, even if you had no title or position.” ~ Walt Disney

“I find the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work.  Much of the best work has been done against seeming impossibilities.  The thing is to get started and get the work done.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.  Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.  Good reputations tend to follow good character.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“The mind is the limit.  As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenneger

“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, to work around it or go through it.” ~ Michael Jordan

“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

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“The measure of who we are, is what we do with what we have.” ~ Vince Lombardi


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