50 Motivational Success Quotes To Inspire & Honor Your Journey

50 Motivational Success Quotes To Inspire & Honor Your Journey

It’s hard to stay motivated when it looks like things are tough, and it sometimes can be difficult to see the brighter side. But you got this, and to make sure you got this, here are 50 success quotes to remind you that you are brave and strong enough to see this through.  

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1. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney

2. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

3. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” — Mary Kay Ash

4. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” — Michele Ruiz

5. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

6. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” — Maya Angelou

7. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” — William W. Purkey 

8. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right — for you’ll be criticized anyway.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

9. “Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” — Isabelle Lafleche

10. “When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.” — Ella Woodward

11. “Every successful person in the world is a hustler one way or another. We all hustle to get where we need to be. Only a fool would sit around and wait on another man to feed him.” ― K’wan 

12. “If this is something that you really want to do, if you believe in it…simply keep forging forward because success will come.” — Cassandra Sanford 

13. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” — Sheryl Sandberg

14. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” — Marissa Mayer

15. “Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene." — A.C. Benson

16. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” — Lou Holtz 

17. “The hard days are what make you stronger.” — Aly Raisman

18. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” — Shonda Rhimes 

19. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Kurt Cobain

20. “Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise.” — Frank Ocean 

21. “If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going fast enough.” — Mario Andretti 

22. “When you’re building a business, you’re either all in, or you’re not.” — Barbara Corcoran 

23. “Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.” — Leah LaBelle 

24. "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville 

25. “Don’t waste a single second. Just move forward as fast as you can, and go for it.” — Rebecca Woodcock 

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26. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed." — Ray Goforth 

27. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” — Dolly Parton 

28. "The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere." — Barack Obama 

29. "You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it." — Oprah Winfrey 

30. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” — Anne Sweeny

31. “I always believed that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success.” — Gloria Vanderbilt

32. “Delete the negative; accentuate the positive.” — Donna Karan

33. “Only do what your heart tells you.” — Princess Diana 

34. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” — Conan O’Brien 

35. “You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.” — Jeniffer Lopez 

36. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” — Earl Nightingale 

37. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.” — Christine Caine 

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

39. “I am not afraid…I was born to do this.” — Joan Of Arc 

40. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” — John C. Maxwell 

41. “Work smart. Get things done. No nonsense. Move fast.” — Susan Wojcicki 

42. “Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.” — Gabby Douglas 

43. “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 

44. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” — Suzy Kassem 

45. “There are no limitations on what’s possible." — Jessica Alba 

46. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” — Madeleine Albright 

47. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” — Madonna 

48. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand 

49. “Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.” — Ken Poirot 

50. “I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” — Wayne W. Dyer 

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Isabell Tenorio is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, love and relationship topics.