50 Encouraging Positive Affirmations and Motivational Quotes In Life

Looking for positive affirmations and motivational quotes that will inspire you to get through some rough patches in your life? 

Life is challenging and we sometimes get knock over by the things we could or couldn’t control. Nonetheless, we should all get all the energy and will power to move forward to get through tough times.

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Here are some positive affirmations and motivational quotes to help and inspire you.

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” 
Roy T. Bennett

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” 
Og Mandino

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” 
St. Jerome

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” 
Carol Burnett

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” 

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” 
Thomas A. Edison

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” 

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” 
Nelson Mandela

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” 
Rabindranath Tagore

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” 
George Herbert

“We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.” 
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” 
Theodore Roosevelt

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” 
Tony Robbins

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” 
Winston Churchill

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” 
Arthur Ashe

“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.” 
Kyle Chandler

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” 
Dale Carnegie

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” 
Dalai Lama

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” 
John D. Rockefeller

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” 
Nikos Kazantzakis

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” 

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” 
Walt Disney

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” 
Wayne Dyer

“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” 
Denis Waitley

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” 
Thomas Paine

“You will never win if you never begin.” 
Helen Rowland

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” 
Benjamin Franklin

“No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.” 
William Blake

“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

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” 
Babe Ruth

“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.” 
Elbert Hubbard

“Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” 
Albert Schweitzer

“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” 
Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.” 
Philip Emeagwali

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” 
Victor Kiam

“You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.” 
George Lucas

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” 
Napoleon Hill

“Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.” 
Theodore Roosevelt

“When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.” 
Natalie Gulbis

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” 
Norman Ralph Augustine

“Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.” 
Jimmy Dean

“The more things you do, the more you can do.” 
Lucille Ball

“The wise does at once what the fool does at last. ” 
Baltasar Gracian

“The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” 
Walt Disney

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” 
Will Rogers

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” 
Vince Lombardi

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” 
Rob Siltanen

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” 
Maya Angelou

“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” 
Dr. Henry Link

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