Motivational Quotes

Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. – Randy Pausch

Be prepared. Luck is truly where preparation meets opportunity. – Randy Pausch

Apologize when you screw up and focus on other people, not on yourself. – Randy Pausch

Fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals. You’ve got to get the fundamentals down because otherwise the fancy stuff isn’t going to work. – Randy Pausch

I probably got more from that dream and not accomplishing it than I got from any of the ones that I did accomplish. – Randy Pausch


– Feel good? Don’t worry, you’ll get over it.
– For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism.
– He who laughs last…thinks slowest.
– I didn’t throw it, I dropped it over a long distance.
– If at first you don’t succeed, blame everyone else.
– It’s not difficult, just tedious. But to a person with no patience, there’s no difference.
– Lack of practice makes lack of perfect.
– Love your enemies–they’ll go crazy trying to figure out what you’re up to.
– So much to do, so little desire to do it.
– Sometimes a majority means that all the fools are on one side.
– Teamwork gives you someone else to blame.


– The best substitute for brains is silence.
– The foolish and the dead never change their opinion.
– Things that come to those who wait may be the things left by those who got there first

– When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
– Resentment is like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die
– The trouble with many of us is that in trying times we stop trying.


– Anxiety about what might happen does nothing but sap strength.
– A little modesty is a good thing–too much modesty is hypocrisy.
– If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame.
– Following the path of least resistance is what makes men and rivers crooked.
– If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.
– A lot of help at the wrong time adds up to nothing.
– Before you start on the road to revenge, dig two graves.
– Being absolutely sure of yourself is the most reliable way to be absolutely wrong.


-The bridge you burn now may be the one you later have to cross.
– If you feel “dog tired” at night, maybe it’s because you “growled” all day.
– A critical spirit is like poison ivy–it only takes a little contact to spread its poison.
– A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small package.
– People who try to whittle you down are only trying to reduce you to their size.
– The company you keep will determine the trouble you meet.
– Two things are hard on the heart–running up stairs and running down people.
– If you tell little white lies long enough, you’ll soon be color-blind.

Motivational Quotes

– Don’t ever let your problems become an excuse.
– Most people believe they see the world as it is. However, we really see the world as we are.
– The passion to get ahead is sometimes born of the fear lest we be left behind.
– Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
– People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But self is not something one finds. It is  something that one creates.
– Mental talents, if buried and not used, tend to deteriorate.
– Whoever would save his memory by not using it will lose it.
– In trying to save ourselves from being spent, we lose ourselves.
– Many a good man has failed because he had his wishbone where his backbone should have been.