42 Inspiring Quotes on Striving For Greatness in Life

Striving for greatness in life is the call of many of us in the 21st century, and especially those who are students of personal development. I’ve found these epic quotes to remind you that you’re much more than you give yourself credit for.

Best Quotes To Help Us Strive Everyday For Greatness

1. Life is short. Do big things.

Robin Sharma

2. You have the power to achieve greatness and create anything you want in life – but you must take action.

Jack Canfield

3. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

John D. Rockefeller

4. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Sun Tzu

5. “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibration.

Nikola Tesla

6. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

7. The questions you ask yourself will determine the course of your life.

Tom Bilyeu

8. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

9. Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy.

Barack Obama

10. This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now.

Alan Watts

11. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.

Conrad Hilton

12. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

Theodore Roosevelt

13. We should always believe we are the best.

Cristiano Ronaldo

14. You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain.

Miyamoto Musashi

15. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

16. Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.

Tony Robbins

17. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

18. No one is going to come to your house and make your dreams come true.

Grant Cardone

19. Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.

Bob Marley

20. Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.

Brian Tracy

21. People are capable, at any time in their lives of doing what they dream of.

Paulo Coelho

22. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

23. Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

Albert Einstein

24. I know what I can do, so I never doubt myself.

Usain Bolt

25. A man who wins is a man who thinks he can.

Roger Federer

26. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

Steve Jobs

27. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

28. I think sometimes in life the biggest challenges end up being the best things that happen in your life.

Tom Brady

29. Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

30. Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.

Tony Hsieh

31. Nothing is given. Everything is earned.

Lebron James

32. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

33. Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

34. It’s important that your convictions are stronger than your doubts.

Novak Djokovic

35. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.

Bruce Lee

36. Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.


37. That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

Abraham Lincoln

38. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.

David Brinkley

39. Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

40. This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

41. I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.

Estee Lauder

42. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

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