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Self Inspiring Quotes To Stay Motivated Everyday

Staying motivated isn’t easy, and sometimes we need a little help. Self inspirational quotes or any type of motivational quotes for that matter harness the power to encourage, inspire and motivate us when we’re feeling lost, or lacking motivation.

When you’re motivated, life can be an adventure! You have more energy to go out and do something.

Motivation is paramount in every aspect of our lives – from careers to relationships. It has been proven time and again that people who are more motivated perform better at work, spend less time with negative thoughts, are more likely to get promoted, and make healthier choices when it comes to food consumption and exercise habits.

So if you need a little boost and some fuel to help you take action, today’s collection of self inspirational quotes will help motivate you to get going.

29 Self Inspiring Quotes To Get You Going

1. “You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.” – Idowu Koyenikan

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2. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

3. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

4. “Be yourself, but always your better self.” – Karl G. Maeser

5. “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin

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6. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen

7. “Small daily efforts multiply into weeks, months and years of effort. Change takes time but does happen over the course of time.” – Kathy Henn

8. “Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise Hay

9. “This life is mine alone. So I have stopped asking people for directions to places they’ve never been.” – Glennon Doyle

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10. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

11. “You are what you believe yourself to be.” – Paulo Coelho

12. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain

13. “Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” – Oprah Winfrey

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14. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

15. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

16. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” – Shannon L Alder

17. “Talk to yourself once in a day, otherwise you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world.” – Swami Vivekananda

18. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

19. “I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself.” – Zendaya

20. “Let no one discourage your ambitious attitude. You don’t need a fan club to achieve your goals. Be your own motivation.” – Unknown

21. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Unknown

22. “For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.” – Michelle Obama

23. “Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.” – Unknown

24. “You’ll achieve far more personal satisfaction trying to impress yourself than you will trying to impress someone else.” – Kory Livingstone

25. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz

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26. “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather the courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” – Unknown

27. “You’re busy doubting yourself while others are intimidated by your full potential.” – Unknown

28. “Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

29. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

Which self inspirational quote were your favorites?

Self-empowerment is an important part of any journey. If you’re looking for some words to motivate yourself, come back to these quotes time and time again to inspire yourself and get motivated.

Feel free to share these with your friends and family too! Let us know in the comments which quotes were your favorites!

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