An A to Z of Motivating Quotes

I collect quotes from a wide range of sources (not the stock standard ones); they are quotes that I have found speak to me and I hope they will speak to you to and inspire you throughout your day.

Here is an A to Z of motivating quotes to get you moving through the week.

A – Action

If she was going to achieve any of her dreams, she needed to make every day count.

Lisa Bigelow in ‘We that are Left’

B – Believe

Believe what you’re worth and you’ll get it… Hesitate and you’ll have a hard time getting even a lower price.

Kate Jacobs in ‘The Friday Night Knitting Club’


C – Confidence

Enjoy what you are doing for its own sake and stop looking to others for approval and praise.

Abby Strandly

D – Destiny

The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.

Fabienne Fredrickson


E – Emotions

Think about what you want people to feel when they see your work.

Matthew Smith

F – Flow

You have to let life happen. You can’t force it to be what you’d like it to be.

Diana Palmer in ‘Wyoming Winter’


G – Goals

Focus on what you want, and never lose sight of your goal. Then you must take a chance.

Kate Jacobs in ‘Comfort Food’

H – Hardwork

Luck has nothing to do with it,… it’s all about work and goals. You set goals and commit to them.

Kristan Higgins in ‘In Your Dreams’


I – Inspiration

Surround yourself with people who inspire you to be your best self.

Elle Roberts from Rare Seed Agency

J – Just Start

Improvise… it doesn’t have to be perfect when you start. Start before you’re ready. Progress before perfection.

Emma Veiga-Malta at #artfulbizcon

K – Keep Going

Win or lose, life didn’t always begin or end on the first try… If something worked you kept it.

Nora Roberts in ‘Loving Jack’

L – Lessons

Every single person who comes into your life, from a doctor to a trash collector, can teach you something if you let them.

Diane Chamberlain in ‘The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes’


M – Move

Sometimes you had to go backwards in order to go forward.

Kristin Hannah in ‘The Great Alone’

N – Noise

We’re missing something important here. It’s being lost in this clutter of facts.

Sally Goldenbaum in ‘Patterns in the Sand’


O – Opportunities

Every now and then life gives us an unexpected opportunity. How sad to walk away without sampling what is offered?

Susan Mallery in ‘A Million Little Things’

P – Plan

Start putting a plan together. Rely on the strength you used to have.

Fleur McDonald in ‘Indigo Storm’


Q – Questions

Sometimes getting what is wanted only leaves more questions.

Kate Jacobs in ‘Knit Two’

R – Relax

Relax. Stop worrying. Only then, when you least expect it, will inspiration strike.

Tara Hyland in ‘Daughters of Fortune’


S – Success

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

T – Time

It’s time. The world is waiting on each of us to shine.

Karen Gunton


U – Unique

What makes you unique, makes you successful.

William Arvuda

V – Vulnerability

Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.

Brene Brown


W – Work

Titles don’t matter, it’s whether you can do the job that counts.

Tricia Stringer in ‘A Chance of Stormy Weather’

X – Xmas

Christmas gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us.

David Cameron


Y – Yourself

Let go of who you think you should be… just be who you are in this world, your real self.

Zoe Miller in ‘The Compromise’

Z – Zone

When venturing out of your comfort zone, do it with wild abandon and confident flair.

Traci Harding in ‘The Storyteller’s Muse’

What do you think about this collection of motivating quotes?

Did they inspire you in some way?

Do you have an A to Z collection of quotes or terms used within your business?

Let’s chat about what you can do with them, book in a discovery call with me and let’s see what we can create together.


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