Sixteen Self-motivation affirmations based on quotes of successful people

Why self-motivation affirmations? It's because the best kind of motivation is self-motivation. When you can depend on yourself for motivation, the world is yours.

So, what do you want out of life? And how hard are you willing to work for it? These are important questions. Are you willing to take the time to dig deep into your answers? Seldom do answers on the surface suffice.

I promise you it will be worth it to think things through. You will be able to use the conclusions you come up with many times throughout your life.

On the other hand, a lot of people are willing to settle for what life throws at them. Please don’t let that be you. Decide what you want and go for it. Like Les Brown says, “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

Life is an not an easy adventure. While there are many high points to life, it also seems, at times, that many paths are fraught with difficulties. When that happens, take the advice of Harry Truman, the first quote below, and make each difficulty an opportunity to overcome and/or learn from.

This website, on every page, says “Life Is Primarily A Mind Game.” For as Edmund Hillary says, “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Take the challenge. It’s a chance for you to learn a lot about yourself.

The self-motivation quotes and affirmation below can power you to a life you only wished for.

Check Out These 16 Self-Motivation Affirmations Based On Quotes Of Famous People

“An optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.”  -  Harry Truman
    ⁃    I turn difficulties into opportunities

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”  -  Jim Rohn
    ⁃    I am motivated and I am forming great habits.

The essence of grit is choice, and getting back up is always a choice.” - Lance Allred
    •    Whenever I am knocked down, I choose to get back up.

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”  -  Audrey Hepburn
    ⁃    I believe my success is inevitable.

"You must learn a new way to think, before you can master a new way to be." -  Marianne Williamson
    •    I will think in new ways so I can reach new destinations

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”  -  Les Brown
    ⁃    I love what I do. I am shooting for the moon.

Everyone says they want the “American Dream,” but what price are they willing to pay for it?” - Lance Allred
    •    I am willing to pay the price I need to pay to get what I want.

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.”  -  Brian Tracy
    ⁃    I am always looking for opportunities to help others.

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”  -  Edmund Hillary
    ⁃    I am working hard to conquer myself so I can succeed.

“There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”  -  Colin Powell
    ⁃    I prepare, I work hard, and I learn from my failures.

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.”  -  Zig Zigler
    ⁃    I believe in hard work to succeed. For that reason, I take the stairs to the top.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  -  Anne Frank
    ⁃    I do not hesitate to move forward on my goals. I want to improve the world.

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it.”  -  Nora Roberts
    ⁃    I go after what I want. I am not afraid.

"Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." -- Coco Chanel
    •    I am going to proceed like a person who believes that success is inevitable, not failure.

"Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out." - John Wooden
    •    I make the best of how things work out.

"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney
    •    I have the courage to pursue my dreams.

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I hope you enjoyed reading these self-motivation affirmations and quotes of successful people. I also hope that you do more than read them. Why not pick one that really resonates with you and use the affirmation daily to start thinking a little more like the successful person that whose quote the affirmation was based on. Modelling successful people works.

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