Lao Tzu said it best, “A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” One of my favorite inspirational quotes.
Adversity is inevitable, but difficulties or misfortunes don’t have to keep you from achieving your intended goals and finding the happiness you seek in business and in life. It’s how you overcome these adversities that can make all the difference.
Every challenge we successfully conquer serves to strengthen not only our will, but our confidence, and therefore our ability to confront future obstacles.
It is important to have at hand some encouraging quotes or a few uplifting quotes. You might underestimate their effect, but reading some can do magic for your current situation. They work like a pill that helps you get back on track and face your challenges with new energy.
Motivational quotes have proven themselves to be quite beneficial for many people. They inspire and remind you that “you got this”. It’s amazing how a few words can give us such an energy boost whenever we feel like giving up.
So, the next time you find yourself standing in front of a huge mountain that feels impossible to climb–whether it involves your job, partner or business– refer to these wise words and inspirational quotes to help you find your way and remember why you started on this journey in the first place.
Here are 60 encouraging, uplifting, and inspirational quotes to help you do just that and conquer life’s many great challenges.
60 Powerful Inspirational Quotes To Help You Conquer Life’s Challenges
- The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do. -Kobe Bryant
2. When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it. -Jim Rohn
3. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
4. The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
5. Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.- Mark Cuban
6. Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.
7. You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.
8. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
9. Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.
10. Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine
11. Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.
12. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.
13. Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
14- Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.
15- I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. -Jimmy Dean
16- Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. -Napoleon Hill
17- You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.
18- Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
19- Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.
20- You just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.
21- The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. – Swati Sharma
22- Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and enjoying it for everything that it is. – Mandy Hale
23- Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.– Robert F. Kennedy
24- You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move.
25- If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou
26- Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.
27- Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from the worst times and from the worst mistakes.
28- Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.
29- Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
30- Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.
31- Your mind is your greatest asset, so be very careful with what you put in your mind.
32- I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
33- Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.
34- The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.
35- A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided. -Anthony Robbins
36- We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
37- Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.
38- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.– Michelangelo
39- Don’t mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don’t plan big moves out loud.
40- You become who like the 5 people you spend the most your time with. Choose carefully and with love!
41- Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.
42- Be patient. Empires are not built in a day.
43- You are going to be happy said life, but first I’m going to make you strong.
44- You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave.
45- Your faith can move mountains, and your doubts can create them.
46- Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. – C.S. Lewis
47- Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. – Wayne Dyer
48- Believe you can and you’re halfway there. -Theodore Roosevelt
49- As soon as something stops being fun, I think it’s time to move on. Life is too short to be unhappy. Waking up stressed and miserable is not a good way to live. – Richard Branson
50- “The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.” Ciao!
51- Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.
52- Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you.
53- If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.
54- What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.
55- Work until your idols become your rivals.
56- Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.
57- You can’t get rich thinking poor.
58. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
59- If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.
60- Love the life you have while you create the life of your dreams.
Thanks for reading my favorite motivational quotes for this year. I wish you a wonderful year and hope you can look at these inspirational words whenever you need a boost so you may confidently crush any challenges or goals that you set for yourself.
Use them to stay motivated as you learn how to write a book, become a better speaker, or set and achieve every SMART Goal on your path to success. They hold within them one of the greatest keys to success: positive energy!
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