We all can use a good motivational quotation to begin our work day. Here are some great positive quotations from famous, and not so famous, people aimed at inspiring you to use your day in positive and productive ways. The way you choose to begin your day generally sets the tone for the entire day.
“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” Hal Borland
“No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.” Anonymous
"Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live." Dorothy Thompson, journalist
"Choice, not chance, determines human destiny." Robert W. Ellis
"The man who chases two rabbits catches neither." Confucius
"Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect." W. Clement Stone
"I was just pursuing what I enjoyed doing. I mean, I was pursuing my passion." Pierre Omidyar, eBay founder
"An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive business advantage." Jack Welch
"Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture." Norman Vincent Peale
"Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor." Brian Tracy
"All serious daring starts from within." Eudora Welty
"I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good." Oprah Winfrey
"Successful people are simply those with successful habits." Brian Tracy
"A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle." Benjamin Franklin
"Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful." Zig Ziglar
"To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes, the wise and the good learn wisdom for the future." Plutarch
"Courage is grace under pressure." Ernest Hemingway
"If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy." Dale Carnegie
“Networking is not a numbers game. The idea is not to see how many people you can meet; the idea is to compile a list of people you can count on." Harvey Mackay
What do you think? Aren't these some great motivational quotations? You can read more great business quotations on the Business Coach forum and please take a minute to share your own favorite business quotations with us.
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