30 Quotes That Will Motivate You To Take Action This Week

Motivation is a key component of our daily lives. Without motivation, we wouldn’t have a reason to act on anything we want or need to act on. Motivation is especially important if you are striving to reach your goals.  If you do have goals, you need motivation to want to make these goals a reality.  What are your goals this week?  Think about them as you read the following quotes.  These quotes will help drive you to take action this week and possibly inspire you to take action steps toward your goals.

1. “You must be unintimidated by your own thoughts.” -Nikki Giovanni

2. “You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” -C.S. Lewis, Author

3. “Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.” -Claudia Black

4. “I learned that you don’t get anywhere by sitting comfortably in a chair.” -Conrad Hilton

5. “Someone once told me growth and comfort do not coexist. And I think it’s a really good thing to remember.” -Ginni Rometty

6.”Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.” -Helena Rubinstein

7. “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after secure in your ability to survive” -J. K. Rowling

8. “If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen” -Marissa Mayer

9. “Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.” -Soichiro Honda

10. “Make every detail perfect, and limit the number of details to perfect” -Jack Dorsey

11. “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” -Walt Disney

12. “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” -Nora Roberts

13. “There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, ‘Yes, I’ve got dreams, of course, I’ve got dreams.’ Then they put the box away and bring it out once in a while to look in it, and yep, they’re still there. These are great dreams, but they never even get out of the box. It takes an uncommon amount of guts to put your dreams on the line, to hold them up, and say ‘How good or how bad am I?’ That’s when courage comes in.” -Erma Bombeck

14. “Of course I make mistakes. I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.” -Alexander McQueen

15. “The things we overcome in life really become our strengths.” -Ann Bancroft

16. “We are to others what shines from the outside; but what we really are is what shines from the inside.” -Patty Frisco

17. “Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream.” -Barbara Sher

18. “Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure” -Michael Bloomberg

19. “But still, like air, I’ll rise” -Maya Angelou

20. “The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find their own order…the continuous thread of revelation.” -Eudora Welty

21. “Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.” -Claudia Black

22. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -Sally Berger

23. “Can anything be sadder than work unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” -Christina Rossetti

24. “Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.” -Author, Dr. Robert Anthony

25. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time” -Thomas Edison

26. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” —George Lorimer

27. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” -Diane Ackerman

28. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new” – Albert Einstein

29. Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd –‘a little bit more.’ They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.” -A. Lou Vickery

30. “Leap, and the net will appear” -John Burroughs

How do you feel? Remember, in order to take the necessary steps to achieve your goals, you need motivation.  Allow these words to inspire you to take action on your goals this week.

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