What Quotations Motivate You? – Part 1

It’s just one of those days.  We all have them, but today it seems like everything is going wrong.  It’s pouring down rain and you forget your umbrella. You’re late for a meeting so you hop in your car and try to rush to get there.  Unfortunately, you get pulled over by a cop for speeding.  One of your major suppliers leaves because he has found a better price and a more convenient alternative.

Now you understand the saying, when it rains, it pours.



 “If you have a problem with someone you have to go after them, and it’s not necessarily to teach that person a lesson, it’s to teach all the people that are watching a lesson that you don’t take crap, and if you do take crap, you’re just not going to do well” – Donald Trump

Thanks to Jonathon Papsin!



My desk is on a wall that I painted with chalkboard paint that is filled with quotes and motivational sayings. Yet, nothing motivates me more than Apples Think Different Commercial.

Thanks to Amy!


You have to believe it’s possible and believe in yourself. Because after you've decided what you want, you have to believe it’s possible, and possible for you, not just for other people. Then you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches. – Jack Canfield

Thanks to Shawn Hermanson!


“Pressure makes diamonds.” Think about it – things can be squeezing you from all directions, but in the end, you come up brighter, more knowledgeable, and more valuable than before.

Thanks to Anthonette Klinkerman!

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Get big fast. Damn the cost. Be brave. Go over the cliff. The competition doesn't have the balls. – Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien

Thanks to Patti Hill!


The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw

There is only one success — to be able to spend your life in your own way.” — Christopher Morley

Thanks to Terry Hanrahan!


Whether your glass is half empty or half full, there is always room
for Vodka

Some days you are the windshield, some days you are the bug

We have no rules. We are actually trying to accomplish something here.

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the

Thanks to Kelly Daugherty


My most favorite quote is simple and powerful: “Never Give Up”. Whatever the troubles, they are just passing clouds. Patience always wins over power, so it’s important to hang in there and work toward bringing the better day closer. After all, what’s the point if you don’t fight with everything you’ve got?

Thanks to Ravitej Yadalam!


Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
– T.S. Eliot

Thanks to Lauren Chang Sommer and Alana Chang Weirick!


Unlimited possibilities await the person who never stops striving to reach success.

Thanks to Paul Lawrence Vann!

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“When most people think why we think why not” Renee Mayne

“Whatever you do, do something” Troy Harris

“It’s thought, action, result” Cheyanne Brae

Thanks to Renee Mayne!


Nothing changes, if nothing changes.

Thanks to Richard Garard!


Nothing hurts when you win. – Joe Namath

Thanks to Mike Krause!


“Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others have no choice but to believe with you”. Cynthia Kersey.

Thanks to Helen Rosing!



Find somebody that you want to be just like…then be better than them.

Thanks to BLESSEDselling Author E N Joy!


No longer forward nor behind
I look in hope and fear;
But grateful take the good I find,
The best of now and here.
John G. Whittier

Thanks to Jeremy!


Tough times don’t last but tough people do.

Thanks to Syed!


“If it is to be, it is up to me.”

Thanks to Kelley C. Long!


What gets me through the day is a quote from Tara in Gone With The Wind: Tomorrow is another day. I always look ahead at the possibilities and never behind at the “I should haves.”

Thanks to Lori Rosen!


My favorite quote is: “The cow runs away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it—and gets through it faster. When I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment. I become the buffalo.” By Donna Brazile

Thanks to Michelle Kulp!

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