Motivational Quotes from Oliver James, Danny Kaye and Mark Twain

Why are you trying so hard to fit in, when you’re born to stand out?

- Oliver James

Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.

- Danny Kaye

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

- Mark Twain

Each and every one of us was created for a unique purpose and destiny. You don’t have to try hard living in someone else’s story. Go ahead, make up your own and stand out!

Take a moment

Think about how unique your life is and celebrate it. Life can be messy and confusing at times… but if you will chuck away all the negativity and continue to focus on your goals, you’ll realize that it’s also full of surprises.

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Motivational Quotes from CS Lewis, Edgar Cayce and Merida from the Movie, Brave

You control your destiny – you don’t need magic to do it. And there are no magical shortcuts to solving your problems

- Merida, Brave

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream

- CS Lewis

Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions

- Edgar Cayce

Truly, we all control our destinies. If you’re sitting on the side of the road thinking about what you’ve done wrong, think more about what you’ve done right to get you where you are.

Take a moment

Be thankful for where you are right now, but always keep in mind that you’re always in progress. There may not be magical shortcuts to what you want, but the effort that you put into the pot will get you there just the same.

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Motivational Quotes from Your Favorite Movies — Star Wars, 10 Things I Hate About You and Alice in Wonderland

Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’

- Yoda, from Star Wars

Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want

- 10 Things I Hate About You

You cannot live your life to please others. The choice must be yours

- White Queen, Alice in Wonderland

This set of three motivational quotes is for all of those who are sitting on the cusp of doing something great. You can always edit. You can always refine, too. Just get what it is out there on the page or the stage, and be all the rage.

Take a moment

Take a single moment today to think about the life that you will have when you take that first step toward your dreams. I can tell you from personal experience that it’s something that you want to experience over and over.

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Motivational Quotes from Bill Gates, Napoleon Hill and Ralph Nader

Leaders will be those who empower others.

- Bill Gates

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

- Napoleon Hill

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

- Ralph Nader

Leadership is a skill that can be learned, honed, and perfected. Each and every person is a leader of themselves – an army of one, if you will. It is through that self-leadership that we inspire others and help them reach for the stars.

Take a moment

Take a moment to think about where you can take more charge of your life. You are not meant to be an emotional football.

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Motivational Quotes from Walt Disney, Richard Bach and Michael Jordan

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

- Walt Disney

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.

- Richard Bach

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.

- Michael Jordan

By and large, we are a group of professional sideline sitters. We look at those who create their wealth and riches and react with adulation, jealousy, and sometimes fear. Very few treat these individuals as mentors and as a doorway of proof.

Take a moment

Take a moment to think about what is possible in your life with the resources that you have available. Then think about what is possible with unlimited resources. Aim for that.

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