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Motivation Quotes

We’ve collected the best Motivation Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Laura Schlessinger, Homaro Cantu, Baker Mayfield, James Rodriguez, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Use them as an inspiration.

Psychology doesn’t like to talk about evil. It likes to talk about bad childhoods. But I very much believe that some people are evil and motivation is not necessary for evil.
People often think that losing your job is one of the worst things that can happen to someone. And, in some cases, that might be true. But for me, unemployment can be the time and the motivation to finally go after my goals.
You need to be competitive, but a lot of that you can internalize and use that as motivation to drive you. You do not need to show it all the time.
I think I am someone who is happy playing football. It is just that. Whenever I go onto the pitch, I always try and be happy. That is the big motivation that I have always had. Nothing else.
Having a child changes your priorities. I am convinced, for me, it will be something very positive and give me even more motivation.
Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
I don’t think there’s any real motivation for somebody to be a truck driver. Mine was simple; dad was a truck driver, I wanted to own one.
What drives success, and the most successful students, is internal motivation.
I always used the media – if people were having a go I could use it as motivation to prove them wrong.
Extrinsic motivations are like, ‘I wanna get rich, I wanna be famous.’… Even missionary ones like, ‘I wanna change the world with this idea.’… That’s an extrinsic motivation. And when things are hard, you’re going to be like, oh why am I doing this?
It’s nice to hope to inspire people out there who maybe have a little less motivation or who are low in confidence or self-belief to go out there and achieve.
I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.
I know people know how good I am playing basketball… All I do is just use it as motivation: keep getting better, keep doing the same stuff and doing it even better.
I grew up with nothing, and that was my motivation.
The motivation when you put on a United shirt is big and the obligation is always big because we represent the greatest club in England and one of biggest in the world.
I am lucky to get the ­opportunity to play for France and that alone is a huge motivation for me, whenever I go on the pitch.
I like to win my own way, and I like to lose my own way. I believe motivation comes from within.
The fact that I can play with a lot of veterans is very good for me, a big motivation for me.
I just wanted to speak to the streets and give them motivation on making it out. Whatever situation they’re in, know that they can make do and have a better life.
My motivation is to get a deeper understanding and exploration of something that I want to know about the human condition. So, that’s what I look for in the material I read: if it’s asking a genuine question about a concept of the world that interests me. And also, it helps if it’s a context that I find interesting.
Often, writer’s block will occur when I don’t understand a character or his/her motivations. So I will make notes analysing characters.
I don’t think it’s a Western thing to really talk about intrinsic motivation and the drive for autonomy, mastery and purpose. You have to not be struggling for survival. For people who don’t know where their next meal is coming, notions of finding inner motivation are comical.
Initially, I was very skeptical about getting involved because I, much like many Americans, had preconceived notions about Stormy Daniels and her motivations and what she is all about.
As a younger actor, my motivation may have been ‘Do you want that job or don’t you?’ Now it’s ‘Do you want to look like crap on film?’
Liam McIntyre
If more students use self-compassion to reframe their failures, they may discover more nourishing sources of motivation and healthier strategies to pursue their goals.
For me, it’s just acting. It’s pretending. The best actors are children, and children don’t do research. You never see a child going, ‘I’m wondering about my motivation here. How can I do this toy? How can I do this train? I don’t feel train.’
I routinely interview college students, mostly from top schools, and I notice that their brains are like old maps, with lots of blank spaces for the uncharted terrain. It’s not that they lack for motivation or IQ. It’s that they can’t connect the dots when they don’t know where the dots are in the first place.
The pavilion that seems to intercept divine aid does not cover God but occasionally covers us. God is never hidden, yet sometimes we are, covered by a pavilion of motivations that draw us away from God and make Him seem distant and inaccessible.
My motivation has always been health – eating healthy and taking care of myself.
Today, in the Internet gold rush, so many people go into dot-com jobs right from school or even before finishing. Their motivation is understandable, but sometimes they just lack experience.
One of the central motivations for holiness in the New Testament is to be who you are, to understand your identity and your union in Christ and to live that way.
I think motivation is a thing that is inside of you.
Raj Kundra kept telling me that Shilpa Shetty liked my videos and photos. This gave me more motivation to work on such videos. When you are motivated by people like Shilpa Shetty, you don’t understand what’s right and wrong. When I was praised for making such videos, it gave me a push to do more.
Hate equals motivation. Five years ago, I was known as Doc Rivers‘s son, and now I’m known as my own person, and that’s through hard work.
You don’t step back and have less motivation when you get older, the opposite is true. You become more focused, more professional in terms of things like looking after your body and more determined because you can see all the younger players coming up, looking for your place.
Anything negative that comes at me throughout the week, you just take it and put it in that box over there for motivation and use it on Sunday.
It’s hard to find the motivation to perform at 100 percent when you’re trying to find yourself, trying to figure out what feel you need, really when you feel like you’re not racing for anything.
Narcissism is the result of longstanding behavioral patterns that reflect fixed brain functioning. It requires a lot of motivation to change these patterns.
The distinction is large in my mind. The gay police captain is eventually going to be wearing hot pants and singing ‘YMCA.’ The police captain who happens to be gay is going to be a huge collection of personality characteristics and motivations.

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