11 More Motivational Quotes for 2011

In my last article we looked at eleven motivational quotes and we discussed how 25 percent of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after one week, and 60 percent of people abandon their New Year’s resolution within six months.

Today I want to look at 11 more motivational quotes.  Why?  Because motivation is something you need daily.

I like what Zig Ziglar said about motivation, he said, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

11 More Motivational Quotes for 2011:


“Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.”



“The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.”

–Horace Bushnell


“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”

–Vince Lombardi

“In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.”

–Author Unknown

“Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.”

–David Ogilvy

“There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way.”

–Christopher Morley

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”

–Lanston Hughes

“The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.”

–Henry Ward Beecher

“The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business–or almost anywhere else for that matter.”

Lee Iacocca

“Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.”

–A. Branson Alcott

“Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving.”

–Dennis Waitley

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