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Motivation Quotes

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A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

Related topics: Values Success Intention

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Money was never a big motivation for me,
except as a way to keep score.
The real excitement is playing the game.
- Donald Trump

 

I find motivation and inspiration and hope in information.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.
- Placido Domingo

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Walking your talk is a great way to motivate yourself.
No one likes to live a lie.
Be honest with yourself, and you will find the motivation
to do what you advise others to do.
- Vince Poscente

There's always the motivation of wanting to win.
Everybody has that.
But a champion needs, in his attitude,
a motivation above and beyond winning.
- Pat Riley

Motivation is what gets you started.
Habit is what keeps you going.
- Jim Ryun

I don't care about motivation.
I care about credibility.
- Eliot Spitzer

We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
- Walter Savage Landor

Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in
the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living
was because I was really not motivated.
I had no motivation.
- Paul Twitchell

While many hackers have the knowledge,
skills, and tools to attack computer systems,
they generally lack the motivation to cause violence
or severe economic or social harm.
- Dorothy Denning

I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional
dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
- Sidney Sheldon

Motivation is everything.
You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people.
Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the
line and get him to inspire his people.
- Lee Iacocca

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common
is not gender or ethnic background,
but motivation, perseverance, and desire -
the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
- Ellen Ochoa

Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book,
because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished.
However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
- Anita Desai

I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation.
- Leigh Steinberg

I don't know if there are words to describe my motivation.
- Lorrie Fair

Action, reaction, motivation, emotion,
all have to come from the characters.
Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
- Nora Roberts

When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character,
I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says,
'But what's my motivation?, ' I say,
'Your salary.'
- Alfred Hitchcock

I fear that our true motivation is about oil and our own flailing economy;
about the failure to destroy Al Qaeda and about revenge.
- Dave Matthews

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up.
The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up
the motivation in a story line.
- Desi Arnaz

At the same time, it makes me feel like I have to prove
myself to the new guys coming in as well as prove myself to the coaching staff,
which is a good bit of motivation for me.
- Michael Strahan

A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
- Pat Riley

In the new economy, information, education,
and motivation are everything.
- William J. Clinton

In my experience, there is only one motivation,
and that is desire.
No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.
- Jane Smiley

Ability is what you're capable of doing.
Motivation determines what you do.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
- Raymond Chandler

If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.
- Noel Coward

Myths are stories that express meaning,
morality or motivation.
Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.
- Michael Shermer

It was all about wanting to get revenge.
Pathetic, really, but it still is the motivation.
- Julian Clary

Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging,
narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken
for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
- Warren Beatty

I'd say the most memorable thing for me was my dedication
and motivation in how I got so involved in boxing.
- Alexis Arguello

An employee's motivation is a direct result of the
sum of interactions with his or her manager.
- Bob Nelson

All directors are storytellers, so the motivation was
to tell the story I wanted to tell.
That's what I love.
- Spike Lee

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration,
motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
- Bo Bennett

We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter.
- Donald Norman

Everybody kind of perceives me as being angry.
It's not anger, it's motivation.
- Roger Clemens

The motivation part is all essential in keeping my voice,
but there are the human factors of discipline.
- Jerome Hines

I have worked enough and I am happy to be touring the
country speaking about living with MS to give people
inspiration and motivation to help themselves.
- Teri Garr

We had an opportunity to clinch a playoff berth and
I think if that's not enough motivation I don't think
you should be playing this game.
- Tina Thompson

I think change is possible, but only for individuals
who were never truly gay in the first place and who
have a strong personal motivation to recover their heterosexuality.
- Marilyn vos Savant

You know looking back on it now I used the fight and
after the fight as motivation,
to make sure I was going to be the best middleweight
in the world for a long time.
- Marvin Hagler

Deficiency motivation doesn't work.
It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me.
Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are.
- Wayne Dyer

My motivation for running for Senate was not for the
stature of being a senator,
but because I wanted to make a difference on issues I feel passionate about.
- Herman Cain

Money was never the motivation.
It never should be in sports.
- Katarina Witt

But what was my motivation was music,
and the fact that I love to move around.
I'm always moving around.
- Suzanne Farrell

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

People need motivation to do anything.
I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation.
- Jim Carrey

The last two years we got beat in this round.
They came out with the motivation to win.
- Jimmy Haynes

I don't believe in team motivation.
I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it
will have the necessary confidence when it steps on
a field and be prepared to play a good game.
- Tom Landry

I sat down with my trainers to check my past seasons
and to see what could be done to keep me motivated and in good shape.
I had to find a new motivation, a new momentum.
- Hermann Maier

But now I'm getting that spiritual motivation to visit Africa.
- Dennis Brown

Wanting something is not enough.
You must hunger for it.
Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order
to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
- Les Brown

It doesn't matter who is playing or how old they are.
I just worry about what I can control.
It doesn't give me more or less motivation.
- Monica Seles

Motivation is simple.
You eliminate those who are not motivated.
- Lou Holtz

I love Nautilus and stretching.
The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue.
- Donna Dixon

If someone is going down the wrong road,
he doesn't need motivation to speed him up.
What he needs is education to turn him around.
- Jim Rohn

People are stupid;
given proper motivation, almost anyone will believe almost anything.
Because people are stupid, they will believe a lie
because they want to believe it's true,
or because they are afraid it might be true.
- Terry Goodkind

If people are really excited about their music,
and that's their primary motivation,
then that comes through in demo tapes.
That's the most important ingredient.
- Greg Ginn

I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt,
not admiration.
- Orson Scott Card

I don't think any collector knows his true motivation.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

The initial motivation of the experiment which led
to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the
inexhaustible wealth of nature,
a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
- Bruno Rossi

Well, I actually grew up in the sixties.
I feel very lucky, actually, that that was my slice
of time that I was dealt.
Let's remember that the real motivation in the sixties,
and even in the fifties, was the Cold War.
- Ann Druyan

I think a lot of times it's not money that's the primary motivation factor;
it's the passion for your job and the professional
and personal satisfaction that you get out of doing
what you do that motivates you.
- Martin Yan

Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this
has never stopped for a single instant.
It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16.
I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed;
it's the same fervour that drives me.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness
to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at.
This simple process of focusing on things that are
normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
- Edward de Bono

The biggest problem in rock journalism is that often
the writer's main motivation is to become friends with the band.
They're not really journalists; they're people who
want to be involved in rock and roll.
- Chuck Klosterman

And, I think, as a kid, I had a strong motivation to do something of my life.
And, I think that's the strongest motivation I really got.
And, that came obviously from my parents and my grandparents.
- Philippe Perrin


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