Thirty Days of Motivation


Happy first day of June! I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine—I’ve actually taken my “office” outside a few days this week (one of the many perks of working from home). As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, I thought I’d share some inspirational quotes I’ve come across lately. In this post, you’ll find thirty motivational quotes, one for each day of June. Many are focused on business and success, and some are focused on overall well-being and happiness. I hope you’re able to come back to this post throughout the month when you need a little extra motivation. Enjoy!

1. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” —Maya Angelou
2. “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” —Mark Twain
3. “I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” —Art Williams
4. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” —Jim Rohn
5. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed.” —Tony Robbins
6. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak
7. “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.” —Anonymous 
8. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
9. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” —Mark Caine
10. “There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” —Roger Staubach
11. “Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.”                       —Anonymous
12. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”                 —Albert Einstein
13. “If you wait for perfect conditions, you’ll never get anything done.” —Ecclesiastes 11:4
14. “Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.”      —Pablo Picasso
15. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas A. Edison
16. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”                               —Ralph Waldo Emerson
17. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” —Diane Ackerman
18. “We are the music-makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. We are the movers and shakers of the world forever, it seems.” —Arthur O’Shaughnessy
19. “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” —Deepak K. Chopra
20. “Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend.” —Lao Tzu
21. “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.”                                 —F. Scott Fitzgerald
22. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”                   —James N. Watkins
23. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C. S. Lewis
24. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt
25. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” —Thomas Jefferson
26. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.” —Robert Frost
27. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” —Dale Carnegie
28. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” —Jane Smiley
29. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” —Francis Chan
30. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” —Anatole France