Drive and Determination: Top Motivational Quotes

Boost your motivation with energizing quotes that push you towards your goals. Achieve more with inspiring words.

Image of Carey Price
I'm not one for those motivational speeches. I've always been more of an example guy.
- Carey Price
Collection: Motivational
Image of Shreyas Iyer
I'm on the playstation, or else I go out and play football. I enjoy movies and sitcoms. I love reading motivational books too.
- Shreyas Iyer
Collection: Motivational
Image of Martina Navratilova
I've a great family, two children to take care of. Then, of course, I do commentary for TV. I do speak about various women's issues around the world - like LGBT, motivational speeches. I have a lot on my plate right now. But eventually, yes, I would like to pass on the knowledge and something that I would like to do.
- Martina Navratilova
Collection: Motivational
Image of Erin Brockovich
I have never moved away from my mainstay - trying to address all the environmental issues that come to me. I consult with law firms in the U.S., Australia, the U.K., Italy, Greece, and India to begin to address environmental disasters. I do motivational speaking.
- Erin Brockovich
Collection: Motivational
Image of Ed Reed
Ever since I was a kid, I knew I could play in the NFL because I had a knack for the game. But I can't play this game forever. When I'm finished, maybe I'll become a motivational speaker, maybe a preacher. But children need to know that life may be hard, but you can always overcome.
- Ed Reed
Collection: Motivational
Image of Bojan Krkic
I can't put this down. I'm reading it in Spanish but I am still having English lessons. It is a motivational book about basketball legend Michael Jordan. His determination was inspiring. It helps me focus and drives me on.
- Bojan Krkic
Collection: Motivational
Image of Fran Kirby
My mum was massively important to everything I've done, and now her memory is a motivational tool for me.
- Fran Kirby
Collection: Motivational
Image of Sangram Singh
I have given motivational speeches at IIT and other well-known establishments. I want to appeal to the people, and therefore, I talk from the heart.
- Sangram Singh
Collection: Motivational
Image of Kim Zolciak-Biermann
Coy Wire played in the NFL for 9 years and is now a motivational speaker and has a book out called 'Change Your Mind.' He is an amazing person with such positive energy! When Kroy and I first met and started dating, there weren't a whole lot of people that supported us, but Coy always did.
- Kim Zolciak-Biermann
Collection: Motivational
Image of Robert Christgau
The Village Voice gave me an outlet. They encouraged writers to publish idiosyncratic, intellectually ambitious journalism in voices that ranged from demonic to highfalutin. And they paid me well once the magazine was unionized. Getting paid is motivational.
- Robert Christgau
Collection: Motivational
Image of Nikki Bella
I want to build a legacy at the WWE, but I definitely want to continue to grow the Bella Empire. I want it to go beyond the ring. I would love to be a motivational speaker.
- Nikki Bella
Collection: Motivational
Image of Justin Zackham
One day, I got so disgusted that I sat down and wrote a list called 'Justin's list of things to do before he kicks the bucket.' I wrote it for myself and shortened it to 'Justin's Bucket List.' It was there on the wall, not as a story idea but as a motivational tool for myself, which actually ended up working pretty well.
- Justin Zackham
Collection: Motivational
Image of Rudy Ruettiger
People always need to hear good motivational speeches.
- Rudy Ruettiger
Collection: Motivational
Image of Laila Rouass
Sometimes I'll put on a Zig Ziglar tape: he's a motivational speaker who is really funny and really American. I know I should do the things he says, but I'm too cynical.
- Laila Rouass
Collection: Motivational
Image of Drew Barrymore
Oh, I would love to be a motivational speaker. I have pulled myself out of a million potholes, and I can see the potholes ahead of me. That doesn't mean that I could always do that so perfectly for my own life. I totally fall in potholes.
- Drew Barrymore
Collection: Motivational
Image of Lizzie Velasquez
I told myself that I wanted to be a motivational speaker, I wanted to write a book, graduate college, have my own family, and have my own career.
- Lizzie Velasquez
Collection: Motivational
Image of Morten Andersen
I make goals that are motivational, that are specific, that are realistic.
- Morten Andersen
Collection: Motivational
Image of Harris Faulkner
I'm a motivational speaker, so I'm going to look at something in as much of a positive way as possible.
- Harris Faulkner
Collection: Motivational
Image of Jason Kelce
A lot of motivational speakers - players, coaches, or whatever - they kind of speak in these kind of age-old mantras, or cliches or whatnot. Kobe was very much not like that.
- Jason Kelce
Collection: Motivational
Image of Amy Waldman
Religious speech is extreme, emotional, and motivational. It is anti-literal, relying on metaphor, allusion, and other rhetorical devices, and it assumes knowledge within a community of believers.
- Amy Waldman
Collection: Motivational
Image of Young Jeezy
As long as I'm not selling out the people that ride or die with me, I'm glad I'm not an MC. I'm a motivational speaker. I'm not that rapper dude.
- Young Jeezy
Collection: Motivational
Image of Tina Brown
Give Obama a script he has made his own, and he is the motivational speaker to end all speakers. Tony Robbins cloned with Honest Abe.
- Tina Brown
Collection: Motivational
Image of Herman Cain
One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker - an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That's what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public, I inspire my staff. I inspired the organizations I took over to want to succeed.
- Herman Cain
Collection: Motivational
Image of Mark Meadows
Stoking fears of a potential shutdown is a strong motivational tool to get members on board with legislation that they don't want to support. Both parties are guilty of this.
- Mark Meadows
Collection: Motivational
Image of Eddie the Eagle
After my ski jumping career finished, I went back to school to study law, and now I travel between five to 20 times a year doing after-dinner speaking, motivational talks, appearances, openings, TV and radio shows.
- Eddie the Eagle
Collection: Motivational
Image of George Groves
Motivational talks are something I have been asked to do and i fancy taking a crack at it.
- George Groves
Collection: Motivational
Image of Giorgio Chiellini
Choosing a system is no longer enough, coaches have to be psychologists and motivational leaders too.
- Giorgio Chiellini
Collection: Motivational
Image of John M. Grunsfeld
There is no stronger case for the motivational power of real science than the discoveries that come from the Hubble Space Telescope as it unravels the mysteries of the universe.
- John M. Grunsfeld
Collection: Motivational
Image of Alia Bhatt
My dad is too cute. Every morning, he sends me one motivational quote. I have a folder full of all his quotes.
- Alia Bhatt
Collection: Motivational
Image of Bettany Hughes
The occasional motivational speech gig tends to pay better than the books and television.
- Bettany Hughes
Collection: Motivational
Image of Daniel H. Pink
Typically, if you reward something, you get more of it. You punish something, you get less of it. And our businesses have been built for the last 150 years very much on that kind of motivational scheme.
- Daniel H. Pink
Collection: Motivational
Image of Leonard Mlodinow
Our subliminal mental processes operate outside awareness because they arise in these portions of our mind that are inaccessible to our conscious self; their inaccessibility is due to the architecture of the brain rather than because they have been subject to Freudian motivational forces like repression.
- Leonard Mlodinow
Collection: Motivational
Image of Frank Vogel
One of the hidden benefits of me being a student manager at Kentucky was me having the responsibility of driving Rick Pitino to his motivational speaking engagements.
- Frank Vogel
Collection: Motivational
Image of Montel Williams
My first book was called, 'Mountain, Get Out of My Way,' where I did an autobiographical sketch, if you will, looking back at myself and looking back at things in my life, and juxtaposing them against things that are happening in other people's lives and trying to be motivational.
- Montel Williams
Collection: Motivational
Image of Ryan Howard
I was perceived to be a first- to third-rounder. I kind of had a tough junior year and fell to the fifth round. At that time, it was motivational.
- Ryan Howard
Collection: Motivational
Image of Marvin Sapp
Marvin's Motivational Moments actually started as something that was actually therapeutic for me. I would sit up late at night after my wife passed trying to adjust to being alone.
- Marvin Sapp
Collection: Motivational
Image of Tiffany Trump
I don't know what it's like to have a typical father figure. He's not the dad who's going to take me to the beach and go swimming, but he's such a motivational person.
- Tiffany Trump
Collection: Motivational
Image of Brandon Ingram
The Duke family, those are my brothers, and it's something I'll always take with me. Coach K, he gives me a lot of motivational things and checks in on me and my family. He knows where my heart is.
- Brandon Ingram
Collection: Motivational
Image of Jim Harbaugh
Speeches? I don't ever feel like I'm giving a speech. I don't look at myself as a motivational speaker.
- Jim Harbaugh
Collection: Motivational
Image of Jordan Burroughs
I listen to a lot of TED talks and motivational speakers.
- Jordan Burroughs
Collection: Motivational
Image of Bruce Buffer
I was a motivational speaker and I've been in front of crowds a lot and I'm very comfortable with that.
- Bruce Buffer
Collection: Motivational
Image of Zig Ziglar
Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.
- Zig Ziglar
Collection: Motivational
Image of S. Sreesanth
I used to watch a lot of motivational films and videos to remain positive.
- S. Sreesanth
Collection: Motivational
Image of Rulon Gardner
I'm a wrestler with nine toes. I'm a wrestler who has been through a lot of battles. I get to do a lot of motivational speaking, and people are blown away and say, 'You never quit. You keep coming back.'
- Rulon Gardner
Collection: Motivational
Image of Gunnar Peterson
The Gunnar Challenge offers new workouts every day, a meal plan and daily 'verbal vitamins,' which are a motivational video or workout tip. The thing that really makes the program work is the forum, where Challengers can communicate with each other and with me.
- Gunnar Peterson
Collection: Motivational
Image of Neil Robertson
Before I play matches I'm always switching myself on. That's why I have that walk-on music - Two Steps From Hell - they produce really good motivational gladiator-style music. As soon as that music comes on I'm switched on and I'm ready for a brawl!
- Neil Robertson
Collection: Motivational
Image of Rudy Ruettiger
Motivational speaking became my career. Who would ever have thought it?
- Rudy Ruettiger
Collection: Motivational
Image of Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
- Confucius
Collection: Motivational
Image of Samuel Beckett
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett
Collection: Motivational
Image of Nelson Mandela
It always seems impossible until it's done.
- Nelson Mandela
Collection: Motivational