10 Quotes to Get You Motivated

By on Jan 22, 2013 in Quotes | 16 comments

Motivational Quote

Sometimes you just need a little motivation to help you achieve your financial goals. I don’t about you but often times I am inspired by quotes from successful people who have great insights that we all can learn from.

Here are ten of my favorite quotes to get you motivated:


1. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
– C. S. Lewis

2. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude”
– Maya Angelou

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

4. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”
― Thomas Jefferson

5. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
― Aristotle

6. “If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs.”
―  Tony Gaskins Jr.

7. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.”
― Gary Player

8. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
 Jim Rohn

9. “Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”
― Bill Cosby

10. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.”
 Billy Graham

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Do you have a favorite quote that gets you motivated? Share it in the comments below.


    • I agree. Sometimes a little motivation is all we need to get moving again.


      January 22, 2013

  1. Thanks for sharing! I like #8 particularly.


    January 22, 2013

    • Yeah, # 8 is good. We can either be ordinary or extraordinary, it is our choice.


      January 22, 2013

  2. Inspiring quotes, Deacon, thank you! I have to say that #5 is the most motivating for me.


    January 22, 2013

    • #5 is so true. Creating good habits is key to becoming excellent at something.


      January 22, 2013

    • Thanks Michelle!


      January 22, 2013

  3. “There’s no ‘I’ in team – but there is an ‘M’ and an ‘E’”.

    Kidding. I’m partial to the quote you have listed, but I quote it as, “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” from Thomas Jefferson.


    January 22, 2013

    • That is an awesome quote PK. Thanks for Sharing!


      January 22, 2013

    • Thanks John. Those both are great quotes because they are all about being proactive. There is no reason to just sit around and complain, we need to go out there and make it happen.


      January 22, 2013

  4. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” – So true, it is amazing how people think other people are lucky when in actual fact they just work really hard.

    Glen @ Monster Piggy Bank

    January 23, 2013

    • I totally agree. It seems that people tend to want to do business with those that work hard. Perhaps that is why they appear to be luckier than the rest.


      January 23, 2013

  5. That first quote hit me directly. Sometimes I’m too into my comfort zone and didn’t go out to try out new things & explore anything things.

    I need to keep remind myself to explore the world, try new things. Live an exciting and interesting life! =D

    JJ Wong

    September 25, 2013

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