Motivational Quotes

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Motivational Quotes: Managing Emotions

“The purpose of anger is to let us know that something in our life needs changing and to provide the energy to make a change.” – Garrison Wynn

“Worry is not the symptom of a problematic life; it’s the problem. Situations pass that make our life difficult, it’s the worry that stay’s with us that makes us ultimately unhappy.”- Garrison Wynn

“To get rid of anger you can change the situation or change how you think about the situation.”- Garrison Wynn

“Anger management is being upset in an appropriate way.” –  Garrison Wynn

“When the pain of what we are going through becomes greater than the fear of change we change.” – Garrison Wynn

“Heroes and cowards feel the same fear and action creates opportunities.” – Garrison Wynn

“I cannot tolerate my bad behavior in another person for 10 seconds” – Guest Speaker Garrison Wynn

“Impatience has a poor track record for perfection. Getting things right usually includes calming down!” – Guest Speaker Garrison Wynn

“The easiest way to maintain happiness is to lower your expectations of other people and raise them of yourself!” – Garrison Wynn

“The key to getting and keeping people in your life is to make sure they always feel heard!” – Garrison Wynn

Motivational Quotes: Business Communications

“We are what we repeatedly do but we can be perceived by what we repeatedly say.”
– Garrison Wynn

“It does not matter how smart you are if nobody knows what you are talking about.”
– Garrison Wynn

Companies are not driven by vision, they are driven by great leaders; be one and the vision shows up! – Leadership Speaker Garrison Wynn

“When you focus on how people feel about what they are saying, you increase the level of true concern you have for others. You actually start to become the person you thought you were pretending to be: a true leader!” – Garrison Wynn

“Business friendly is the middle ground between being too cold and uncaring and the other extreme of being too familiar”-  Garrison Wynn

The value of being silent: I never miss an opportunity to say nothing.”- Garrison Wynn

“I disagree with you but I’m willing to listen.” – Professional Speaker Garrison Wynn

“In life, it’s important to walk the walk and talk the talk. Unfortunately, if we don’t control our talk, it can overshadow how well we walk.” – Garrison Wynn

“We are what we repeatedly do but we can be perceived by what we repeatedly say.” –  Garrison Wynn

“Without a repeatable process of communication in place, our assumptions shape our relationships. They limit our vision and reduce the impact of our knowledge and experience.” – Garrison Wynn

“You can’t change people but you can effect a change in them by your behavior.” – Garrison Wynn

“The truth will set you free: believability will give you credibility.” – Garrison Wynn

“If you criticize others’ ideas, they will almost never use yours no matter how good they are.” – Garrison Wynn

“Practice makes polish and polish makes money.” – Garrison Wynn

“No communication takes place until the other person feels heard” – Garrison Wynn

“Helping people develop their own brilliance is much more effective than giving them yours”- Garrison Wynn

“People buy-into what they can understand quickly. If it takes you a long time to make your point, most people think you don’t have one!” – Garrison Wynn

“Communication is like the basics of mechanical engineering, the more moving parts you have the more likely it is to break down!” – Garrison Wynn

Motivational Quotes: Sales

“When the customer is wrong it is not a good idea to tell them.” – Garrison Wynn

“The longer it takes to explain value, the more people think you don’t have any.” – Garrison Wynn

“People buy from people they trust and they trust people they like.” – Garrison Wynn

“The truth can make a liar out of anyone” –  Garrison Wynn

General Motivational Quotes

“We seem to have a consistent unwillingness to be willing; and it takes a high level of motivation to achieve that lack of drive!” –  Garrison Wynn

“Circumstances do not create the quality of your life.” – Garrison Wynn

“Connecting to your passion is being you, but better.”- Garrison Wynn

“Being stupid is not as frustrating as being brilliant for 5 seconds and then average for the rest of your life” – Garrison Wynn

“Why is it we never seem to have enough time to do it right but we always have enough time to do it again?” – Garrison Wynn

“The only way to STAY motivated is to continually motivate others”. – Garrison Wynn

“Don’t let the opinions of others define who you are. Take them into consideration, make adjustments if necessary and then go be you!” – Garrison Wynn

“True wisdom is reached when you have made so many mistakes there is nothing left to do but succeed!” – Garrison Wynn

“If risk is the key factor to success and really smart people avoid it, you might not be dumb enough to succeed!” – Garrison Wynn

“If starting over is almost always an option, then it makes sense that quitting would very rarely be a solution.” – Garrison Wynn

“It’s hard to get things done when nothing means more to you than doing nothing!” – Garrison Wynn

“Struggling” is life’s way of making sure we remember what we have learned regardless of the outcome of our efforts!” – Garrison Wynn

Quotes on Teamwork Training

“Its important that we do our job well, but we may not get the opportunity if we can’t learn to benefit from each other.” – Garrison Wynn

“People can’t give what they were never exposed to. Treat people the way you want them to treat others!” – Garrison Wynn

“When we look for differences instead of similarities, we create barriers for trust.” – Garrison Wynn

“Communication skills are the foundation of team work, allowing us to transfer a message of support and hope so we believe as a group that solutions are possible.” – Garrison Wynn

“Thy key to being able to communicate and benefit from each other is to truly see you own value. That will allow you to see it more clearly in others.” – Garrison Wynn

“A manager during change is like a sea captain, they need to get their ship together.” – Garrison Wynn

“If selfishness is what tears society apart, then helping others must be the foundation of civilization!” – Garrison Wynn

Success Quotes

“If you don’t have personal goals, you’re controlled by those who do.” – Garrison Wynn

“Change is an action not just an epiphany!” – Garrison Wynn

“Knowledge is not power; Implementation is power” – Garrison Wynn

“Long-term success is the result of relationships built on a foundation of trust. People get more value from those they trust.” – Garrison Wynn

“Fear is a survival tool not a handicap.” – Garrison Wynn

“The smartest people in the world are not in charge, they work for the action takers.”- Garrison Wynn

“Satisfaction may be the goal of the common man; but it is the enemy of greatness” –  Garrison Wynn

“Goals are like the gas in your car, you may go in many different directions after you fill up, but with out the gas you are not going anywhere” – Garrison Wynn

“Action and flexibility create opportunity” – Garrison Wynn

“Approach life talent first” – Garrison Wynn

“Before you can have great employees you have to put them in a position to create their own future.” –  Garrison Wynn

“You can’t lead by example if you are a bad example. If you stink at something, stop doing in front of everyone until you improve!” – Garrison Wynn

“Position yourself to succeed first by building good relationships with the right people; and then put your effort and expertise behind that!” – Garrison Wynn

“Let’s be real: A lack of satisfaction creates the continual improvements that move our civilization forward. And that creates the freedom and great life that allows the average person to feel contented. So if it were not for the slightly miserable overachievers, there would be a lot less joy in the world! Satisfaction may be the goal of the common man, but it is the enemy of greatness.” – Garrison Wynn

More Humorous than Motivational

“Most of us forget the basics and wonder why the specifics don’t work.”- Garrison Wynn

“All I ever wanted was an unfair advantage” – Garrison Wynn

“Squirrels are just rats with good publicity”- Garrison Wynn

“Taking accurate messages is the difference between copying and creative writing”
– Garrison Wynn

“90% of the people who don’t believe in statistics are wrong”- Garrison Wynn

“ We don’t have any real justice in the legal system, you never see a headline that reads, Millionaire Gets Death Sentence.” – Garrison Wynn

“After spending some time with my soul mate I have come to the conclusion that I may have something wrong with my soul” – Garrison Wynn

“If time heals all wounds, then why are there so many ticked off old people walking around” – Garrison Wynn

“Some people are “projectile stupid”. That means they have the influence to actually make others dumb. Be-careful; idiocy is contagious!” – Garrison Wynn


24 Responses to Motivational Quotes

  1. Qoutes says:

    thank you for sharing this qoutes.

  2. Viatdotthat says:

    Amazing… kinda great issue. I am goin to blog about it also!

  3. Akinduntire John says:

    I love u guys

  4. Karl says:

    i need to learn more and be motivated in all the areas…
    if only i cld receive them daily on mail e-mail….

  5. neeru verma says:

    hi…………………its really good and inspire us

  6. Shoaib Ahmed says:

    I want to motivate my self and my friends also for all thing to success so please sent me daily some best lines on my e-mail about success…

  7. Alexida says:

    This is a collection of the best motivation I have ever read, every motivation that is here to give new spirit to me
    maybe I’ll come back here to find other useful things

  8. Autos says:

    hhmmm…….. nice article,
    I like that

  9. Great motivational quotes and give nice inspiration for me, thanks

  10. nice quotes you have there. very motivating and uplifting. thanks

  11. Let me add one of my favorites: “You want something? Go get it. Period.”

    I’m sure it’s not only me, who often hesitates instead of taking action… Fortunately there are some quotes that can reach us and help make that first step, that requires so much energy, but after which everything is a lot easier.


  12. says:

    Great..! really interesting and the best quotes that i have ever read. Please send me on a daily basis.

  13. Communication, impress, knowledge, my small contribution in the discussion.

  14. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
    Mark Twain

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  17. I love all the quotes specially the one-“I disagree with you but I’m willing to listen.” Nice quotes.Keep motivating us.

  18. I’m a big fan of inspirational and motivational quotes. You have a great collection. Here’s another one I like:

    People often say that motivation doesn’t last.
    Well, neither does bathing,
    that’s why we recommend it daily.
    -Zig Ziglar

    Thanks for sharing,
    Inspirational Quotes

  19. Anonymous says:

    Thoughts work for them who really want them to make effective…..
    really awesome and innovative !!!

  20. […] The reward of being polite, patient and persistent is our internal joy and happiness. We will accomplish so many things in our life when we are polite to other people, patient, and persistent. So remember to be polite, patient, and persistent to other people.Motivational Quotes […]

  21. […] The first task is self awareness of your thinking. You need to begin thinking with attention and become regimented in the way you manage and direct your mind. You’ll want to release as much of the stress as well as stress you could be suffering from in your lifetime as it frequently will keep an individual in that pressured condition wherever change is achievable. Let go. And finally, try to remain in the present. Permitting the future consume you will throw you off track.Motivational Quotes […]

  22. Anonymous says:

    it’s very much worthy to came across such beautiful thoughts…
    these have the ability to show path to a person willing move on a smooth way with more enthusiasm.

  23. David says:

    “I cannot tolerate my bad behavior in another person for 10 seconds” ~ love this, the mirror is sometimes a little too revealing. Thanks!

  24. acemi says:

    Communication, impress, knowledge, my small contribution in the discussion.

    I watched youtube video. Cool

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