Today is my 23rd birthday so I thought what better way to celebrate than to create a birthday inspired blog post. Personally, I love inspirational quotes so I thought I would share with you guys some of my favorite motivational quotes of all-time. Below I have compiled a list of 23 inspirational quotes that have positively impacted my life while motivating me to achieve greatness! A lot of these quotes are from individuals I really look up to as they have impacted the world in a positive way while achieving their dreams. Thus, I hope these quotes have a positive impact on your life and give you a boost of motivation because they did for me!
23 Of My Favorite Inspirational Quotes
These quotes are in no particular order but be warned, you may get a burst of motivation after reading them!
“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” – Mark Zuckerberg
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” – Howard Schultz
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson
“Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself, what do I want to do every day for the rest of my life…do that.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins
“In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be.” –Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
“If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs
“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas
“When you cease to dream you cease to live” – Malcolm Forbes
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” – DNapoleon Hill
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates
“Greatness is setting ambitious goals that your former self would have thought impossible, and trying to get a little better every day.” – Tim Ferriss
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali
“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker
“The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety.” – Josh Waitzkin
What is your favorite inspirational quote? Let me know in the comments below!
Bradley Thompson is a very Canadian lifestyle blogger, digital marketer and growth hacker from Toronto who is passionate about inspiring people through his blog and vlog. Although he lives a busy life he is dedicated to personal growth, developing his expertise and growing his blog, "Living the Canadian dream"!