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Motivational Sayings to Make Your Day

Puja Lalwani Mar 22, 2020
All we need in tough times are a few words of inspiration and motivational sayings to keep us going. Here are a few to live by when you feel let down.
All of us feel down and out at some point in time, when the going gets tough. Sometimes the lows we are facing are imaginary, but we refuse to accept them. Sometimes they are for real, even then we live in denial. This constant denial of our perceived or actual problems does nothing but create numerous obstacles in our path to success.
Maybe it is not success you are aiming for but just the desire to lead a comfortable, happy life. Neither of the desires are hard to achieve. In fact, it is only your thought process that determines how you feel about a particular problem or obstacle.
At times like these, all you need is a little push, a little motivation to get started or finish. Take a look at some words of motivation to keep you going when you feel low and unhappy.

Motivational Sayings about Life

We curse life so easily in spite of all that it has to offer. We have been gifted family, friends, relationships, a career, a job, a house to live in, etc. No one is given everything, but there is always something that is worth living for. There is so much to be grateful for, but we magnify our problems to the point where they become incomparable.
Yes, 'everyone' faces problems. Some know how to deal with it, some don't. Some take time to find the right course of action, some know exactly what is to be done. Whether you belong to any of these groups, you should know that no problem is too big. There is always a solution to it.
When you think that you can't do anything about it, maybe these inspirational quotes will help you find a path.
The best way out is always through.
-Robert Frost

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
-William James

If not now, when will you begin living your life?
-Jack Borland

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
-J.M. Power
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
-Norman Vincent Peale

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
-Anthony J. D'Angelo
It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
-Charles Dudley

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
-Les Brown

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
-Theodore N. Vail
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
-Sidney J. Harris
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
-Albert Einstein

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
-Marianne Williamson

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
-Wayne Dyer
The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.
-Al Neuharth

Keys to success... Research your idea, Plan for success, Expect success, & just plain do it! It amazes me how many people skip the last step! Practice being a "doer" and success will follow you every step of the way!
-Josh S. Hinds
Kids too need some inspiration at times. The amount of pressure that they are put through at school and from family to be the best can be overwhelming. When you notice your little one is tiring from keeping up, use these aforementioned sayings to inspire him to make it all the way.

Motivational Sayings for Work

It has been found that nowadays people experience burnout at work very quickly. It is natural that the amount of work there is and the desire to go as high up in life as possible are going to take a toll on the mind and the body. At such times, the purpose of work or a job or the money seems pointless.
The heart is not happy, and the meaning of job satisfaction is irrelevant. While it is normal to feel this way, you cannot allow these feelings to overpower your thought process. Keep going with these inspirational quotes to motivate you and achieve all your goals and your dreams.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
-Carl Jung

If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
-Ray Kroc

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
-Beverly Sills
Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
-Napoleon Hill

The next best thing to winning is losing! At least you've been in the race.
-Nelley Hershey Tullis

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
-Thomas A. Edison

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
-Betty Reese

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
-St. Francis of Assisi
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

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
-Carl Bard
You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things - to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.
-Edmund Hillary

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.
-Bill Copeland
"I can't do it" never yet accomplished anything; "I will try" has performed wonders.
-George P. Burnham

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own.
-Mark Victor Hansen
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
-Vince Lombardi
Work does not only involve a 9-5 office job. Sports persons and athletes work too. For them in fact, not only is it necessary to achieve their goals, but also to live up to the expectations of numerous supporters and fans around them. It is these athletes who need a lot of words of inspiration to never give up, which the aforementioned sayings can provide.
Again, nothing is insurmountable or unachievable. All you need is to alter your thought process a little bit, to tweak the direction of your thoughts, and you will find all your worries, fears and anxieties futile. Keep going with these words of motivation. Life has a lot to offer, only if you are willing to accept it the way it is.