65 Best Self Motivation Quotes On Success In Life

These self motivation quotes will inspire you. Self-motivation is the force that continually pushes us forward it is our inner drive to achieve, produce, develop, and keep moving forward.

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

Inspirational Self Motivation Quotes

  1. “You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.” ~ Homer Rice
  2. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett
  3. “To get momentum, you must first focus on a specific goal with passion and intensity.” ~ Donald Trump
  4. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ~ C. S. Lewis

  5. “No matter how small you start, start something that matters.” ~ Brendon Burchard
  6. “The least lack of discipline starts to erode our self-esteem.” ~ Jim Rohn
  7. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” ~ Gail Devers , Self motivation quotes for work
  8. “There is one grand lie – that we are limited. The only limits we have are the limits we believe.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  9. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” ~ Jesse Owens
  10. “Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day today, and you are a success.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker
  11. “Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!” ~ Zig Ziglar
  12. “The best motivation is self-motivation.” ~ Jim Rohn

  13. “If what you are doing is important, you will encounter resistance. If what you are doing isn’t important it will be easy.” ~ Donald Miller
  14. “Dream the impossible. Know that you are born in this world to do something wonderful and unique; don’t let this opportunity pass by. Give yourself the freedom to dream and think big.” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  15. “If we’re really committed to growth, we never stop discovering new dimensions of self and self-expression .” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  16. “Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.” ~ Zig Ziglar

  17. “Don’t ever allow yourself to feel trapped by your choices. Take a look at yourself. You are a unique person created for a specific purpose. Your gifts matter. Your story matters. Your dreams matter. You matter.” ~ Michael Oher
  18. “Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU!” ~ John Assaraf
  19. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” ~ Mario Andretti
  20. “Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.” ~ Gloria Steinem

  21. “Nothing is an obstacle unless you say it is.” ~ Wally Amos
  22. “The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  23. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” ~ Michael Jordan
  24. “Don’t talk about the way you are. Talk about the way you want to be.” ~ Joel Osteen

  25. “Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” ~ Denis Waitley
  26. “No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it. The state of mind must be BELIEF, not mere hope or wish.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  27. “Be the kind of person others admire, can count on, trust, and enjoy spending time with. After you have developed that reputation, people will start to ask you what you do and you will be amazed at how many people will want to work with you. You will attract others based on your character.” ~ Larry Winget
  28. “Yeah I want it all, that’s why I strive for it” ~ Drake

  29. “I succeed on my own personal motivation, dedication, and commitment. My mindset is: If I’m not out there training, someone else is.” ~ Lynn Jennings
  30. “Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do… but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” ~ Venus Williams
  31. “I think the challenge is to take difficult and painful times and turn them into something beneficial, something that makes you grow.” ~ Michelle Akers
  32. “The path to self-esteem lies in getting over yourself. There is nothing to esteem about our smaller dramas; it’s our commitment to something beyond ourselves that is truly estimable to ourselves and others.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  33. “If you truly want to become a better you, it is imperative that you learn to feel good about yourself.” ~ Joel Osteen

  34. “People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.” ~ Andrew Carnegie
  35. “There’s a storm inside of us, a burning river, a drive. You push yourself further than anyone could think possible. You are never out of the fight.” ~ Marcus Luttrell
  36. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” ~ Samuel Beckett
  37. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  38. “Life is a unique combination of “want to” and “how-to” and we need to give equal attention to both.” ~ Jim Rohn
  39. “Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity’s door if you ardently wish to enter.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  40. “Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune.” ~ Jim Rohn
  41. “Do you know how much faster I can fix an airplane when I want to fix it than when I don’t want to fix it?” ~ Gordon Bethune

  42. “The only person who is going to give you security and the life you want is you.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  43. “If you’re always in a hurry, always trying to get ahead of the other guy, or someone else’s performance is what motivates you, then that person is in control of you.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  44. “The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” ~ Steve Young
  45. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” ~ Sam Levenson

  46. “We need to practice acting in spite of fear, in spite of doubt, in spite of worry, in spite of uncertainty, in spite of inconvenience, in spite of discomfort, and even to practice acting when we’re not in the mood to act.” ~ T. Harv Eker
  47. “Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.” ~ Diane Arbus
  48. “Life is not just eating, drinking, television and cinema…The human mind must be creative, must be self-generating; it cannot depend on just gadgets to amuse itself.” ~ Lee Kuan Yew , Self motivation quotes about life
  49. “Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.” ~ James Allen

  50. “If you will keep being your best right where you are, you will come into more favor, promotion and opportunity than you ever imagined.” ~ Joel Osteen
  51. “You know I need that cockiness, the self-belief, arrogance, swagger, whatever you want to call it, I need that on the golf course to bring the best out of myself. So you know once I leave the golf course, you know that all gets left there.” ~ Rory McIlroy
  52. “Don’t sacrifice your spirit for wealth. Grow your wealth by first growing your spirit.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  53. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

  54. “Be a voice, not an echo.” ~ Albert Einstein
  55. “Control your destiny or somebody will.” ~ Jack Welch
  56. “Every time you make a mistake, don’t bring up everything that’s wrong with yourself; tell yourself that you’re paying the price for growth and that you will learn to do better next time. Every positive thing you can say to yourself will help.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  57. “Let excellence be your brand… When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Doing the right thing, even when nobody knows you’re doing the right thing will always bring the right thing to you.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  58. “Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  59. “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” ~ Bruce Lee
  60. “The goal of the martial arts is not for the destruction of an opponent, but rather for self-growth and self-perfection. The practice of a martial art should be a practice of love – for the preservation of life, for the preservation of body, and for the preservation of family and friends.” ~ Dan Inosanto
  61. “I’m never satisfied with what I do. I always think I can do it a lot better.” ~ Michael Jackson
  62. “It took me a long time to realize this: We get to choose what defines us.” ~ Sarah Addison Allen

  63. “Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  64. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  65. “If you want to reach your goals and dreams, you cannot do it without discipline” ~ Lee Kuan Yew

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