Motivation Monday: Top 10 Quotes To Inpsire You To Get Things Done


Finding motivation on any day of the week can be hard but finding motivation on Monday…that’s especially harder.

It is a known fact that while majority of the world look forward to Friday, very many people dislike Monday. This could be for a number of reasons, Monday signifies the end of a weekend, it is also the beginning of the work/school week or maybe Garfield’s hatred of Monday simply caught on.

However, Monday should be a day in the week that many people should actually look forward to. Monday not only symbolizes new beginnings, it can also be a brand new day for you to work on achieving your goals. That’s what motivation Monday is all about, getting you gingered up to face your week and your dreams.

With that in mind, here are some motivational quotes that will definitely make you want to get up and achieve your goals.

1. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: Those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed –  Ray Goforth

2.  A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him – David Brinkley


3. The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees The Opportunity In Every Difficulty -Winston Churchill

4. If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary – Jim Rohn

5. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily – Zig Ziglar

6. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed – Michael Jordan

7. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions – Stephen Covey


8. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right – Henry Ford

9. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone – Pablo Picasso

10. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can – Arthur Ashe

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11. Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them – Anonymous

12. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover – Mark Twain

13. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

14. Either you run the day, or the day runs you – Jim Rohn


15. Opportunities don’t happen, you create them – Chris Grosser

16. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better – Jim Rohn

17. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing – Aristotle

18. Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart – Ancient Indian Proverb

19. First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end – Aristotle

20. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop – Confucius

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21. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up – Thomas A. Edison

22. Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered – just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better – Barrie Davenport

23. There is no traffic jam along the extra mile – Roger Staubach


24. If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough – Oprah Winfrey

25. The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors – Napoleon Hill

26. Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started – David Allen

27. Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian – Shari R. Barr

28. If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing – Brad Szollose


29. I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody – Herbert Bayard Swope

30. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck – Dalai Lama

31. Do what you can, where you are, with what you have – Teddy Roosevelt

32. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten – Tony Robbins

33. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try – Beverly Sills

34. Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people – Andre Dubus


35. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new – Albert Einstein

36. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time – George Bernard Shaw

37. Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs – Farrah Gray

38. The best revenge is massive success – Frank Sinatra

39. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it – Maya Angelou

40. When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wrote down ‘happy’.  They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life – John Lennon

Bonus: The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me  – Ryn Rand