My Top 10 Motivational Quotes for Success

Warning: You will be inspired.

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“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan

If there is anyone who knows how to get things done, it’s Michael Jordan.


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

When he was an adolescent, Walt Disney was fired from The Kansas City Star for “lack of creative ideas.”

  • Changed the way films were made with “Mary Poppins” bridging animation with live action.
  • Invented theme parks — Disneyland.
  • Is in the Guinness Book of World records for winning more Oscars than anyone else in history.
  • Created one of the most famous and recognizable characters and figures of all time — Mickey Mouse.


“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” — Aristotle

Aristotle was a quote machine and one of the most genius philosophers who ever lived.


“Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the most witty and intelligent people who ever walked the earth.


“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ’Til your good is better and your better is best.” — St. Jerome

St. Jerome (347–420 AD) was a priest who eventually ascended to the status of Sainthood.


“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This is another beautiful way of saying to TAKE ACTION.


The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” — Confucius

Confucius hit it on the head with this quote.


“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” — Helen Keller

Helen Keller is one of the most impressive people in history.


“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

There is a reason why Confucius made the list twice: He just gets it.


“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain

Of course, Mark Twain has the #1 spot on the list. Not only was he a genius, but he’s 100% correct on this.

Final Thoughts

So there you have it. My Top 10 Motivational Quotes for Success!

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