No matter how positive a person you are, you are not a machine. It is easy to get the wind knocked out of you when the obstacles of modern life get in your way. Our collection of motivational quotes is about pushing through the hard times, to keep you going when the going gets tough.
1. When fear knocks answer with faith.
There are going to be many times in life in which we are challenged with whether to face our fears and doubts, or to choose and have faith in order to see a miracle happen. Choosing the side of fear in intense situations will never take you past where you haven’t already been. But keeping the faith ensures that you will at minimum have a chance to reach whatever desires are burning in your heart.
2. Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
The greatest successes grow out of great failures. In numerous instances the result is better that comes after a series of abortive experiences than it would have been if it had come at once; for all these successive failures induce a skill which is so much additional power working into the final achievement…. The hand that evokes such perfect music from the instrument has often failed in its touch, and bungled among the keys…. Every disappointed effort fences in and indicates the only possible path of success, and makes it easier to find.
3. Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.
You must also be willing to be you to the 100th percent. It is pointless to aim high for things that you aren’t really passionate about, because after a while, if your heart isn’t in it, you will quit. Take small daily steps to get to where you need to be, and get used to the progress and winning the small victories daily.
4. How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
So many of us run into great adversity in our lives, and refuse to look past the fact that we are only failures if we commit to being one. There is a decision to make in life in almost every moment except when we die. Even when misfortunes happen in your life, and even when you don’t get to where you want to be by the time that you want to get there, you are blessed because you still have the opportunity to make your life as good as it should be.
5. If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Overcoming our failures may take a very long time, and very large amount of tries, but if we are able to stay positive, and if we able to persevere through the most difficult times, the times where we see the result of our diligence and perseverance will be that much more worth it. As long as you have breath in your body, you still have a chance to be a winner in everything that you do. From your relationships with others, to things like getting a better education, you cannot fail until you quit trying!
6. True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
First to achieve true success we have to recognize the biggest barriers to success aren’t always the obstacles that present themselves in our lives, but are instead, fear. Success means you have to be courageous and willing to fight these fears that will attempt to subdue you before you even start working towards your passion. Be willing and eager to fight, hang on when everyone else chooses to give up and let go.
7. Your setback is the platform for your comeback.
Detach from the things that attempt to drag you down, because this is the only way you are truly going to be able to give yourself a shot at real success. Everyone who has accomplished won victories in their lives has had to deal with the setbacks that life is filled with. We are all thrown various obstacles in our lives, and those who go on to make theirs great are those who realize that every setback poses a challenge. A challenge that when conquered will allow them to become a champion in their field.