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6 Positive Quotes to Boost Your Motivation

6 Positive Quotes to Boost Your Motivation

Do you use motivational quotes or sayings that help you work through a problem or difficult situation? If you do, you have come to realize that they can be a great source of inspiration for entrepreneurs and small business owners who often travel a bumpy road to success.

Quotes and mantras can help you to do things you didn’t think you were capable of. And, sometimes, they pick you up from out of the doldrums and encourage positive emotions. They can also make you smile and can even move you to share them with someone else.

Here are six motivating quotes that can help turn your day around or simply keep the positive vibes flowing. Tuck them in your pocket and save them for a day that you need them. And, of course, share them with your team to foster a culture of positivity.

6 Quotes to Boost your Motivation

1. Maya Angelou

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”


Maya Angelou's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.
Original Image Credit: Maya Angelou

2. Michael Jordan

“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's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.

3. Theodore Roosevelt

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

Theodore Roosevelt's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.

4. Bruce Lee

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

Bruce Lee's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.

5. Steven R. Covey

“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage — pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically  — to say ‘no’ to other things. And, the way you do that is by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside.”


Stephen Covey's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.
Original Image Credit: Stephen Covey

6. Zig Ziglar

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.”

Zig Ziglar's quotes are very inspiring for entrepreneurs.
What are your favorite quotes? Is there one that really inspires you? Please share it in the comments.

Hey there, I’m Deb. I’m a Digital Productivity Coach, Certified Professional Organizer®, speaker, and lover of all things tech. I’m also addicted to apps and love helping small business owners leverage technology so they can be more productive.

This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. The last quote by Zig Ziglar has been the story of my life this year! Love these! Thanks for sharing Deb!

    1. I’ve needed each of these quotes at some point. I usually come back to this post for a quick pick me up. Glad you like them! =)

  2. umair sikander says:

    Promote positive emotions. They can make you laugh and move you can even share them elsewhere.

    1. I love positive quotes, too. They can make anyone feel better and can be very motivating. =)

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