Who has never experienced this situation or suddenly, you no longer find reasons to be happy, you no longer have the motivation to take charge of your life, even everyday tasks become difficult to manage. You no longer feel like getting up in the morning, going to work or playing sports. You lose your bearings, your goals, you feel tired of everything, but above all you lose all your motivation and energy.
We live in an increasingly stressful and demanding environment both personally and professionally. It is therefore quite normal to lose motivation from time to time. It happens even to the best of us.
However, this small wandering must be temporary. You can allow yourself a break from time to time in order to recharge and start from scratch, but never let this break last too long or you will sink into a deep depression.
Motivation is our personal willingness to make significant efforts, to exploit our talents and create value in order to achieve our goals. In other words, it is the energy that drives us, it is this force that invites us to take action, that makes us alive and effective. Without it, everything becomes bland, meaningless and nothing is done or created.
Overcoming lack of motivation is possible, but requires a strong state of mind, a positive attitude and self-questioning. Not to mention that we all have incredible strength and potential within us, we just need to know what to do with it and how to harness it to achieve our goals.
Reading motivational quotes has proven to be very beneficial for many people. These inspiring and common-sense words help you find your way, inspire you and help boost your energy to meet the challenges you face.
We have selected for you 50 motivational quotes that will have a powerful impact on your demotivated mindset and make you want to accomplish great things again.
"A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
– Albert Einstein
"I can't change the wind direction, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."
– Jimmy Dean
"In 20 years, you'll be more disappointed in the things you didn't do than the things you did. So, think outside the box. Set sail, explore, dream, discover."
– Mark Twain
"I've missed 9,000 shots in my career. I lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I was trusted to take the winning shot and I missed. I have failed again and again and again in my life. And that's why I succeed. "
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'!"
– Audrey Hepburn
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
– Eleanor Roosevelt
"Whether you think you're capable or not, in either case, you're right."
– Henry Ford
"The most common way for people to give up their power is to think they don't have any."
– Alice Walker
"Be grateful for what you have; You'll end up with more. If you focus on what you don't have, you can never get enough."
– Oprah Winfrey
"When a door closes, there is one that opens. Unfortunately, we waste so much time contemplating the closed door, that we do not see the one that has just opened."
– Helen Keller
"Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear."
– George Addair
"Believe in yourself! Have confidence in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot succeed or be happy."
– Norman Vincent Peale
"The hardest part is the decision to act, the rest is just tenacity."
– Amelia Earhart
"There will be obstacles. There will be skeptics. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits."
– Michael Phelps
"It is during our darkest moments that we need to focus on seeing the light."
– Aristote Onassis
"The pessimist sees difficulty in all occasions. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty."
– Winston Churchill
"If you hear a voice saying 'you can't paint,' then paint by any means and that voice will be silenced."
– Vincent Van Gogh
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the plane takes off against the wind, not with it."
– Henry Ford
"We can meet many defeats, but we must not be defeated."
– Maya Angelou
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. "
– Walt Disney
"Don't be overwhelmed by the fears in your mind. Let yourself be guided by the dreams of your heart."
– Roy T. Bennett
"Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you will have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do."
– Mark Cuban
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
– Nelson Mandela
"When you know what you want and you want it enough, you'll find a way to get it."
– Jim Rohn
"Optimism is the faith that leads to success. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."
"Every problem is a gift – without problems we will not grow."
"Without passion, you have no energy. Without energy, you have nothing."
– Warren Buffett
"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start being great."
– Zig Ziglar
"Work like there's someone working 24 hours a day to take everything away from you."
– Mark Cuban
"As soon as something stops being fun, I think it's time to move on. Life is too short to be unhappy. Waking up stressed and miserable is not a good way to live."
– Richard Branson
"Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to prevent you from growing. You have a choice."
– Wayne Dyer
"Difficulties often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. "
– CS Lewis
"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure."
– Paulo Coelho
"Most of the important things in the world were accomplished by people who kept trying when there seemed to be no hope."
– Dale Carnegie
"If you can adapt to your goal and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that goal, then life flows much more easily."
– Jack Canfield
"Believe you can and you're halfway there."
– Théodore Roosevelt
"It's not about perfection. It's about effort! It is when you bring this effort daily that transformation occurs. That's how change happens."
– Jillian Michaels
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
– Maya Angelou
"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what gives meaning to life."
– Joshua Marine
"It's never too late to be what you could have been."
– George Eliot
"I never dreamed of success. I worked for that."
– Estee Lauder
"The limits live only in our minds. But if we use our imagination, our possibilities become limitless."
– Jamie Paolinetti
"You can conquer almost any fear if you decide to do so. As a reminder, fear does not exist anywhere except in the mind."
"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 – yours."
– Mark Victor Hansen
"Twenty years from now, you'll be more disappointed by what you haven't done than by what you've done."
– Mark Twain
"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be."
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the list of 50 motivational quotes is not enough to get you moving, we offer 4 simple steps to boost your motivation, after that, it's up to you!
Feel free to share with us your tips to stay motivated in difficult times.
Thanks to Isabella Mendes for the cover.