65 Driving Force Quotes On Success In Life

These driving force quotes will inspire you. Driving force, someone or something that has the power to make things happen.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging driving force quotes, driving force sayings, and driving force proverbs.

Best Driving Force Quotes

  1. “An artist is only an ordinary man with a greater potentiality.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  2. “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  3. “Remember: Jobs are owned by the company; you own your #‎ career !” ~ Earl Nightingale
  4. “There is a driving force more powerful than steam, electricity and nuclear power: the will.” ~ Albert Einstein

  5. “If I had to choose my driving force, it would be passion.” ~ Anita Roddick
  6. “An artist is only an ordinary man with a greater potentiality–same stuff, same make up, only more force. And the strong driving force usually finds his weak spot, and he goes cranked, or goes under.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  7. “When you break up the individuals from a community into individual units, they become disempowered because it’s the collective consciousness and the collective energy of the group from which power comes. The principal driving force that lies before us is that we have to recognize the nature of community as the evolutionary step that we just took a step backwards from in the last century.” ~ Bruce H. Lipton
  8. “If I had to name a driving force in my life, I would name PASSION every time” ~ Anita Roddick

  9. “Passion–it’s the driving force that you just can’t ignore. It’s what will make your new adventure seem more like fun, than work. It’s the difference between wanting to start a business and craving it.” ~ Mac Anderson
  10. “There is a difference between motivation and inspiration. Motivation is when you get hold of an idea and don’t let go of it until you make it a reality. Inspiration is the reverse-when an idea gets hold of you and you feel compelled to let that impulse or energy carry you along. You get to a point where you realize that you’re no longer in charge, that there’s a driving force inside you that can’t be stopped.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  11. “Life and love inspire me. I think reinventing yourself is vital to your survival as an artist and a human being. I know it’s cliché to say about me at this point, but it’s true. My curiosity definitely is the driving force in my life and career. When you stop learning, engaging and growing, you’re dead.” ~ Madonna Ciccone , Driving force quotes life
  12. “Make the driving force in your life love.” ~ Mehmet Oz

  13. “Let us be under no illusion. The Jewish spirit, which was responsible for the alliance of large-scale capital with Marxism and was the driving force behind so many anti-Spanish revolutionary agreements, will not be got rid of in a day.” ~ Francisco Franco
  14. “Beer was the driving force that led nomadic mankind into village life. It was this appetite for beer-making material that led to crop cultivation, permanent settlement and agriculture.” ~ Alan D. Eames
  15. “No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion” ~ Christopher Dawson
  16. “Knowledge is the driving force that puts creative passion to work.” ~ Maurice Sendak

  17. “For the last 15 years that I have been performing, all I ever wanted to do was transcend poetry to the world. See, it wasn’t enough for me to write a book. It wasn’t enough for me to join a slam competition, and while those things hold weight, it wasn’t the driving force that pushes the pen to the pad.” ~ Lemon Andersen
  18. “Money is the driving force of Hand to Mouth, the lack of money, and all those true stories about strange things in The Red Notebook, coincidences and unlikely events, surprise, the unexpected.” ~ Paul Auster
  19. “The driving forces of the universe, the framework upon which it is built up in all its parts, belong to another phase of manifestation than our physical plane, having other dimensions than the three to which we are habituated, and perceived by other modes of consciousness than those to which we are accustomed.” ~ Dion Fortune
  20. “I assert that the cosmic religious experience is the strongest and the noblest driving force behind scientific research.” ~ Albert Einstein

  21. “I was touching on the idea of the autonomous militaristic or autonomous law enforcement idea, but it wasn’t the primary driving force.” ~ Neill Blomkamp
  22. “You can’t write about the past and ignore religion. It was such a fundamental, mind-shaping, driving force for pre-modern societies. I’m very interested in what religion does to us – its capacity to create love and empathy or hatred and violence.” ~ Geraldine Brooks
  23. “In times of totalitarian or autocratic rule, music (indeed culture in general) is often the only avenue of independent thought. It is the only way people can meet as equals, and exchange ideas. Culture then becomes primarily the voice of the oppressed and it takes over from politics as a driving force for change.” ~ Daniel Barenboim
  24. “Curiosity urges you on-driving force.” ~ John Dos Passos

  25. “An artist needs to become familiar with that which is most hidden from the self by the self. For this one thing which one fears to know is often the driving force in one’s life. These recognitions seen in art are the difference between decent, extraordinary and great.” ~ Pat Steir
  26. “I think the idea, first and foremost, is to understand that people may label these characters as villains, but at the end of the day I have to fall in love with the characters that I play. For me, they have to be real characters with real objectives, and driving forces. So they’re all different.” ~ Edi Gathegi
  27. “We should be patient in developing and strengthening our testimonies. Rather than expecting immediate or spectacular manifestations, though they will come when needed, we should pray for a testimony, study the scriptures, follow the counsel of our prophet and other Church leaders, and live the principles of the gospel. Our testimonies then will grow and mature naturally, perhaps imperceptibly at times, until they become driving forces in our lives.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  28. “I never relax on the year before. Every year I want to get more out of myself so I use it as a driving force, rather than a pressure thing.” ~ Frank Lampard

  29. “Creativity is an attempt to resolve a conflict generated by unexpressed biological impulses, such that unfulfilled desires are the driving force of the imagination, and they fuel our dreams and daydreams.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  30. “I feel we’re on pretty solid ground in interpreting orbit around the sun as the primary driving force behind ice-age glaciation. The relationship is just too clear and consistent to allow reasonable doubt.” ~ George Kukla
  31. “Alchemy and Kabbalah are later developments in my thinking. I think the primary interest has been the relationship of magic and mystery to logic and understanding. Those are the primary driving forces of my life. I have this ability, for some reason, to be able to hold both the Magical MysteryTour we’re on in conjunction with the logical rigor of understanding theoretical physics, which makes me kind of a rare bird, because usually you’re one or the other.” ~ Fred Alan Wolf
  32. “It’s all about greed and money and it’s the driving force in Hollywood.” ~ Robert Redford

  33. “I often feel like the woman in your life is your driving force. She’s your muse. She plays a big role in determining how confident you feel when you walk out the door. She can add 1,000 kilowatts of energy – or drain that out of you. She said, “No, you’re not that funny.” I thought, She knows better than anyone.” ~ Trevor Noah
  34. “It can have an enormous effect because big budget movies can have big budget perks, and small budget movies have no perks, but what is the driving force, of course, is the script, and your part in it.” ~ Morgan Freeman
  35. “The arts, instead of quaking along the periphery of our policy concerns, must push boldly into the core of policy. The arts are a response to our individuality and our nature and help to shape our identity. The arts are not a frill and should not be treated as such. They have the potential to become the driving force for healing division and divisiveness.” ~ Barbara Jordan
  36. “Sex is the driving force on the planet. We should embrace it, not see it as the enemy.” ~ Hugh Hefner

  37. “In every well-written play the battle rages between the primary powers of Good and Evil, and it is this battle which constitutes the life impulse of the play, its driving force, and is basic to all plot structures…In any true piece of art…the beginning and the end are, or should be, polar in principle. All the main qualities of the first section should transform themselves into their opposites in the last section.” ~ Michael Chekhov
  38. “One of our greatest assets is that all men aspire to be equal and free. This fact haunts the rulers of the Kremlin today for even they cannot change this law of nature and they know it. It is up to us, not only by example but by positive acts, to make the most of this driving force within mankind.” ~ Allen Dulles
  39. “Hope is the strongest driving force for a people. Hope which brings about change, which produces new realities, is what opens man’s road to freedom. Once hope has taken hold, courage must unite with wisdom. That is the only way of avoiding violence, the only way of maintaining the calm one needs to respond peacefully to offenses.” ~ Oscar Arias
  40. “‘Godfather’ was very classical, the way it was shot, the style, the whole driving force of it was more classical, almost Shakespearean.” ~ Francis Ford Coppola

  41. “To us, your power comes from one simple thing: you’re a woman, and we men will do anything humanly possible to impress you so that, ultimately, we can be with you. You’re the driving force behind why we wake up every day. Men go out and get jobs and hustle to make money because of women. We drive fancy cars because of women. We dress nice, put on cologne, get haircuts and try to look all shiny and new for you. We do all of this because the more our game is stepped up, the more of you we get. You’re the ultimate prize to us.” ~ Steve Harvey
  42. “When we’re afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection. Our fear paralyzes us. Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators’ repression.” ~ Marjane Satrapi
  43. “To seek freedom is the only driving force I know. Freedom to fly off into that infinity out there. Freedom to dissolve; to lift off; to be like the flame of a candle, which, in spite of being up against the light of a billion stars, remains intact, because it never pretended to be more than what it is: a mere candle.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  44. “It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.” ~ Albert Einstein

  45. “There are two ways to look at life. The first view is that nothing stays the same and that nothing is inherently connected, and that the only driving force in anyone’s life is entropy. The second is that everything pretty much stays the same (more or less) and that everything is completely connected, even if we don’t realize it.” ~ Chuck Klosterman
  46. “Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.” ~ David Soul
  47. “I haven’t always been thrilled with my work. But the fear of not proving the people wrong who think you can’t emerge from a franchise and do well, that’s a very strong driving force.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe
  48. “I claim Dickens as a mentor. He’s my teacher. He’s one of my driving forces.” ~ Anne Rice

  49. “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!” ~ Earl Nightingale
  50. “For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe’s Christian roots was the driving force.” ~ Rocco Buttiglione
  51. “The systems they (the Arts) nourish, which include our integrated sensory, attentional, cognitive, emotional, and motor capacities, are, in fact, the driving forces behind all other learning.” ~ Eric Jensen
  52. “I always think about what I missed, and I think that was my driving force – never be satisfied with what I’ve done.” ~ Thierry Henry

  53. “For the blue-collar worker, the driving force behind change was factory automation using programmable machine tools. For the office worker, it’s office automation using computer technology: enterprise-resource-planning systems, groupware, intranets, extranets, expert systems, the Web, and e-commerce.” ~ Tom Peters
  54. “I was in the projects dreaming about doing music and now I’ve done music. When I had nothing to when I had something I still have this driving force that’s fueling me every day and that’s making ideas reality.” ~ will.i.am
  55. “The images in a picture book are the driving forces that tell the story. The words tell only what the pictures can’t.” ~ Dan Yaccarino
  56. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that once unleashed can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.” ~ Tony Robbins

  57. “Fear is the strongest driving-force in competition. Not fear of one’s opponent, but of the skill and high standard which he represents; fear, too, of not acquitting oneself well. In the achievement of greater performances, of beating formidable rivals, the athlete defeats fear and conquers himself.” ~ Franz Stampfl
  58. “How do you spell love?… when you reach the point where the happiness, security and development of another person is as much of a driving force to you as your own happiness, security, and development, then you have a mature love. True love is spelled G-I-V-E. It is not based on what you can get, but rooted in what you can give to the other person.” ~ Josh McDowell
  59. “Sex energy is the creative energy of all geniuses. There never has been, and never will be a great leader, builder or artist lacking in the driving force of sex.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  60. “Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.” ~ Bill Phillips

  61. “Except when it comes to Mom. She is, and always has been, the driving force in this family. And sometimes that means driving us head-on, no possible change of course, into a wall.” ~ Ellen Hopkins
  62. “Sex is the greatest driving force on this planet. Christ, why are we living if we can’t have a little fun? Sex is giving, and the more you give, the better lover you are.” ~ Jack LaLanne
  63. “Water is the driving force of all nature.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  64. “I’ve always been making up my own restrictions for myself, from day one, and it’s compelling because it forces me to think. That’s always been a driving force for me.” ~ Jack White
  65. “We need to make sure our activities and our attitudes line up with what pleases God first and foremost. Wherever we focus our attention the most will become the driving force in our lives.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst

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