100 Motivational Phrases for Everyone

100 Motivational Phrases for Everyone

Are you looking to cheer yourself up? After reading these 100 motivational phrases you will surely find inspiration in some of them. Whatever your situation (student, entrepreneur, unemployed, employed, at home, retired), at some point you need a little help to move forward with your projects and your dreams, and those dates are a gold mine


I advise you not to read them all at once, but to enjoy them. Read a few at a time, and a few more another day, and so on. If you read all those sentences at once, as they sometimes reflect very different ideas, you could waste their content. Remember that excesses are always bad, even with good things. Anyway, to help you I have grouped the sentences into groups of 10. The order is random. Some are motivational phrases for entrepreneurs, but most are valid for everyone.

Enjoy them!


Motivation phrases from 1 to 10

#1. Don’t be discouraged. Often the last key you have to try opens the padlock. Anonymous


#2. You can do anything but you can’t do everything. David Allen


#3. Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes, it’s the little voice at the end of the day that says: “I’ll try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher


#4. The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would be enough to solve most of the world’s problems. Gandhi


#5. It always seems impossible … until it is done. Nelson Mandela


#6. The longest walk begins with one step. Hindu Proverb


#7. The genius begins the great works, but only work finishes them. Petrus Jacobus Joubert


#8. I have not failed. I’ve found ten thousand ways that don’t work. Thomas Alva Edison


#9. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle.


#10. Victory is sweeter when you already knew defeat. Malcolm Forbes

Motivational quotes from 11 to 20


#11. Being good at business is the most fascinating art form. Andy Warhol


#12. How long should I try? Until. Jim Rohn


#13. Things do not go wrong to make you bitter and give up. They are to break and rebuild you so that you can be all that you should be. Charles Jones


#14. Raindrops pierce stone not by violence, but by constant fall. Lucretius


#15. They laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at them because they are all the same. Kurt Cobain


#16. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. Nolan Bushnell


#17. A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave for five more minutes. Ralph Waldo Emerson


#18. Knowledge is knowing that the tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable. Wisdom is not to use it in a fruit salad. Anonymous


#19. If you don’t make mistakes, you are not trying seriously. Coleman Hawkins


#20. Out there, in some garage, an entrepreneur is forging a bullet with the name of your company. Gary Hamel

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Motivational quotes from 21 to 30


#21. The most serious mistakes do not come from bad answers. The really dangerous thing is asking a bad question. Peter Drucker


#22. It does not matter if the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it has. Mary Kay Ash


#23. If the boat you want to take does not approach the shore, swim towards it. Jonathan Winters


#24. Luck is what happens when preparation coincides with opportunity. Seneca


#25. In business, everyone charges with two currencies: cash and experience. Take the experience first, the cash will come later. Harold Geneen


#26. Not the strongest species survive, nor the most intelligent, but those that best adapt to change. Darwin


#27. If you think you will lose, you have already lost. Attributed to Christian Barnard


#28. Nothing is especially difficult if we divide it into small tasks. Henry ford


#29. If you think adventure is dangerous, try the routine. It is deadly. Pablo Coelho


#30. If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete. Jack Welch

Motivation phrases from 31 to 40


#31. Luck is a sweat dividend. The more you sweat, the luckier you will be. Ray Kroc


#32. Entrepreneurship is like learning to drive: theory is important, but you make a difference with practice. Me


#33. Fear defeats more people than anything else in the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson


#34. The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you can’t. Walter Bagehot


#35. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay


#36. You may not know when it happens, but a punch to the face may be the best thing the world has in store for you. Walt Disney


#37. Success is falling seven times and getting up eight. Japanese proverb


#38. The key to success: wanting to win, knowing how to lose. Nicholas of Machiavelli


#39. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you like what you do you will achieve it. Albert Schweitzer


#40. Success is a decision. Decide what you will do with your life or someone else will do it for you. John Atkinson

Motivational quotes 41 to 50


#41. By continually testing we end up succeeding. Therefore, the more we fail, the more opportunities we have for it to work. Jacques rouxel


#42. Life is a play. What counts is not that it lasts long, but a good performance. Seneca


#43. With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, you can achieve it all. Buxton Thomas Fowell


#44. We are all exceptional athletes. The difference is that some train and others don’t. George A. Sheehan


#45. Make your decisions based on where you want to go, not based on where you are. James Arthur Ray


#46. Some people see things as they are and ask: why? I see things as they could be and I say to myself: why not? John Fitzgerald Kennedy


#47. The big ones only seem big to us because we are on our knees. Let’s get up! Élisée Loustalot


#48. Have serenity to accept what you cannot change, courage to change what you can, and above all, criteria to differentiate them. Marc Lévy

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#49. Don’t be afraid of making a mistake, but make sure you don’t make the same mistake twice. Akio Morita


#50. Many of life’s failures are from people who didn’t realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Alva Edison

Intermediate rest

If you have followed my initial advice, I invite you now to take a break and reflect on those motivational phrases.

Which ones have you liked the most so far? Why did you like them so much?

I assure you that they are all very good and profound, but of course, if you read them one after another without stopping, you don’t have time to assimilate them.

So slow down and enjoy.

Motivation phrases 51 to 60


#51. Those who quit are more numerous than those who fail. Henry ford


#52. Those who cannot change their mind cannot change anything. GB Shaw


#53. A good imperfect plan executed today is better than a perfect plan executed tomorrow. General Patton.


#54. Measure everything that is important. Bob parsons


#55. All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney


#56. Your most dissatisfied customers are your best source of learning. Bill gates


#57. The employer does not pay wages. The entrepreneur only manages the money. The client is the one who pays the salaries. Henry ford


#58. Success is not final, failure is not fatal. What counts is the courage to continue. Winston Churchill


#59. The only place where you will find success before work is in a dictionary. Vidal Sassoon


#60. My solution to unleashing creativity is to always set a goal. Akio Morita

Motivation phrases from 61 to 70

#61. The most important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Charles Dubois


#62. Only one thing makes a dream impossible, the fear of failure. Paolo Coelho


#63. Entrepreneurship, sometimes you win … and other times you learn. Anonymous


#64. An entrepreneur sees opportunities wherever he looks, where others only see problems. Michael Gerber


#65. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best moment is now. Chinese proverb


#66. You miss 100% of the shots you miss. Wayne Gretzky


#67. A ship is safe in port. But that is not what it was built for. William H Shedd


#68. Do not go where the path takes you. Go where there are none and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson


#69. Only he who risks going too far is capable of discovering how far one can go. TS Elliot


#70. Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do. John wooden

Inspirational quotes from 71 to 80


#71. If we play aimlessly, our decisions will become reactive and we will get to play our opponent’s game, not ours. Kasparov


#72. It is never too late to be who you could have been. George Eliot


#73. I hated every minute of training. But I said to myself: Don’t give up. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as the champion. Muhammad Ali


#74. Success should not be confused with merit. Jean Rostand


#75. Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing time. Action with vision is making a positive difference. J.Welch

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#76. Success consists of overcoming the fear of failure. Sainte-Beuve


#77. All triumphs are born when we dare to begin. Eugene Ware


#78. Change before you have to. Jack Welch


#79. Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but about learning to dance in the rain… Vivian Greene


#80. Success is learning to go from failure to failure without despairing. Winston Churchill

Motivation phrases from 81 to 90


#81. I have nothing to offer you except blood, effort, tears, and sweat. Winston Churchill


#82. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you have not yet found it, keep looking. Do not give up. Steve Jobs


#83. Failure is having the opportunity to try again more intelligently. Henry ford


#84. Storms cause oak to take deeper roots. Proverb


#85. If I had asked people what they wanted they would have answered faster horses. Henry ford


#86. The best successes of men come after their disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher


#87. I’m always doing things that I don’t know how to do, so I have to learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso


#88. Quality means doing things right even when no one is looking at you. Henry ford


#89. Failure defeats losers and inspires winners. Robert Kiyosaki


#90. In battles, you realize that plans are useless, but making plans is essential. Dwight Eisenhower

Motivational quotes 91 to 100


#91. There is no man alive who cannot do more than he thinks he can do. Henry ford


#92. Correct the wise and you will make him wiser. Correct the fool and you will make him your enemy. Chinese proverb


#93. He who follows the crowd will not get beyond the crowd. He who walks alone is very likely to find him in places that no one has ever been before. Albert Einstein


#94. The two most important things do not appear on a company’s balance sheet: its reputation and its men. Henry ford


#95. We are all inventors, each one navigating a voyage of discovery, guided by a private map that has not been duplicated. The World is all doors, all opportunities. Ralph Waldo Emerson


#96. Work separates us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. Voltaire


#97. If the wind doesn’t work, grab the oars. Latin proverbial


#98. A handful of men get rich simply by paying attention to details that most overlook. Henry ford


#99. Don’t wait for great opportunities. Take advantage of common opportunities and make them great. Orison Swett Marden

#100. When it is very dark you can see the stars. Persian proverb

Did you like those inspirational quotes?

I hope that at least some of these motivational phrases for entrepreneurs or athletes have been able to achieve their goals. Surely, you liked some of them as much as I did. And maybe you have even been able to motivate yourself. As you may have seen, a few quotes are not strictly motivational but are more about reflections for entrepreneurs (due to the content of this blog). However it involves a very small number of phrases, and anyway, they are still interesting.

I invite you to share in the comments the motivational phrases that you find most inspiring.


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