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Motivational Quotes And Sayings about drive

Motivational Quotes – 70 Sayings to Fire You Up

Du suchst motivierende Zitate für zusätzlichen Antrieb, um ein bestimmtes Ziel zu erreichen? Dann bist du hier genau richtig! Jeder von uns kennt diese Phasen, in denen man nicht so richtig an sich oder den Sinn eines Vorhabens glaubt. Das geht mir definitiv auch hin und wieder so. Schließlich sind eine plastikfreie Welt und ein sustainable lifestyle unserer Gesellschaft nicht gerade Ziele, die man in einer Woche erreichen kann. 😉

Da braucht es den Extra-Schub an Motivation. In dieser Sammlung möchte ich dir deshalb genau die Motivationssprüche, Aphorismen und Weisheiten vorstellen, die mich besonders antreiben. Ich bin mir sicher, dass sie auch dich nach vorne pushen! Auf geht's!

Die Sprüche habe ich dir zur besseren Übersicht in die folgenden Kategorien unterteilt:

My please: Keep in mind that many of the motivational quotes have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

Motivationssprüche: Die 70 besten, motivierenden Zitate für mehr Antrieb

Wir Menschen haben uns in eine unangenehme Situation manövriert – wir kämpfen zur selben Zeit gegen mehrere Environmental issues unserer Zeit, die wir selbst geschaffen haben und täglich weiter verschärfen. Deshalb ist ein Wandel in unserer Gesellschaft unabdingbar. Vielleicht setzt du dich ja auch für unseren Planeten und eine faire, nachhaltige Gesellschaft ein.

Und selbst wenn nicht: jeder braucht einmal etwas zusätzliche Motivation – ob im Beruf, in der Schule oder dem Studium, im Sport, beim Abnehmen oder bei Rückschlägen im Leben. Egal, was du erreichen möchtest. Mit den folgenden motivierenden Zitaten wird die Wahrscheinlichkeit dafür steigen, dass du es erreichst.

Motivierende Zitate für den Tag

  1. "Any difficult situation you overcome now will be saved for you in the future." (Dalai Lama)
  2. "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  3. "Be the change you wish to see in the world." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  4. "A very little key will open a very heavy door." (Charles Dickens)
  5. "If you stop trying to get better, you stop trying to be good." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  6. "You get a head start in life if you tackle where others talk first." (John F. Kennedy)
  7. "The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage." (Thucydides)
  8. "It's not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." (William Shakespeare)
  9. "The world changes by your example, not by your opinion." (Paulo Coelho)
  10. "Even the stones placed in one's path can be made into something beautiful." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Motivierende Zitate für ein positives Mindset

  1. "A positive attitude towards solvable problems is already half the battle." (Ernst Ferstl)
  2. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." (John D. Rockefeller)
  3. "There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure." (Paulo Coelho)
  4. "Don't spend time looking for an obstacle. Maybe there isn't one." (Franz Kafka)
  5. "With diligence, with courage and firm will, every desire will finally be satisfied." (Novalis)
  6. "If there is one faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one's own strength." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  7. "Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain." (Henry Ford)
  8. "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't – you're right." (Henry Ford)
  9. "Easy ways only send the weak." (Hermann Hesse)
  10. "Never give up on what's important to you just because it's not easy." (Albert Einstein)

Motivational Quotes For Perseverance

  1. "It's always too soon to quit!" (Norman Vincent Peale)
  2. "He who fights, can lose. He who doesn’t fight, has already lost." (Bertolt Brecht)
  3. "It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult." (Seneca)
  4. "Even skyscrapers started at the bottom once." (Hanno Nühm)
  5. "Obstacles and difficulties are steps on which we climb up to the heights." (Friedrich Nietzsche)
  6. "Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy." (Saadi)
  7. "If a woodchopper was given just five minutes to chop down a tree or lose his life, he better spend three minutes sharpening his ax." (Benjamin Franklin)
  8. "The ship is safest when it’s in port, but that’s not what ships were built for." (Paulo Coelho)
  9. "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." (Henry Ford)
  10. "The heaviest rain starts with a single drop." (German Proverb)

Secret tip: Quotes can have a big impact! Especially if you have them in front of you every day. The sayings from this collection that you particularly like can be print here as a personalized poster*.

Motivierende Zitate für Veränderung

  1. "You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." (Rabindranath Tagore)
  2. "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  3. "I will either find a way, or make one." (Hannibal Barkas)
  4. "I can't say if it will get better if it gets different. But I can say this much: it has to get different if it's going to get better." (Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)
  5. "It is never too late to be what you might have been." (George Eliot)
  6. "We can't change the wind, but we can set the sails differently." (Aristotle)
  7. "When a man has not a good reason for doing a thing, he has one good reason for letting it alone." (Walter Scott)
  8. "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got." (Henry Ford)
  9. "You only ever grow as a human being if you're outside your comfort zone." (Percy Cerutty)
  10. "Let him who would move the world first move himself." (Socrates)

Secret tip: Quotes can have a big impact! Especially if you have them in front of you every day. The sayings from this collection that you particularly like can be print here as a personalized poster*.

Motivational Quotes After Defeats

  1. "Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better." (Jim Rohn)
  2. "Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall." (Winston Churchill)
  3. "When everybody else thinks it’s the end, we have to begin." (Konrad Adenauer)
  4. "Successful people don’t fear failure, but understand that it’s necessary to learn and grow from." (Robert Kiyosaki)
  5. "Even bad prospects can give rise to good insights." (Ernst Ferstl)
  6. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." (Thomas Alva Edison)
  7. "The greatest glory in life is not in never falling, but in getting back up every time." (Nelson Mandela)
  8. "If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail." (Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
  9. "It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts." (Zig Ziglar)
  10. "No statue was ever erected to a critic. But the people they have criticized, many statues have gone up." (Glenn W. Turner)

Motivierende Zitate für Erfolg

  1. "Paths are made by walking them." (Franz Kafka)
  2. "Winning is not always the barometer of getting better." (Tiger Woods)
  3. "A mighty flame follows a tiny spark." (Dante Alighieri)
  4. "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." (Mark Twain)
  5. "A problem is a chance for you to do your best." (Duke Ellington)
  6. "Faith in our power can arise into infinity." (Friedrich Schlegel)
  7. "The real secret of success is enthusiasm." (Walter Percy Chrysler)
  8. "Focus on the solution, not on the problem." (Jim Rohn)
  9. "No one knows what he can do until he tries." (Publilius Syrus)
  10. "A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds." (Mark Twain)

Motivierende Zitate für Zielsetzungen

  1. "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." (C. S. Lewis)
  2. "The real secret of success is enthusiasm." (Walt Disney)
  3. "Because he has no goal in mind, everything he does succeeds." (Lao Tzu)
  4. "It's up to you whether you want to use the new year as a brake or as an engine." (Henry Ford)
  5. "To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe." (Anatole France)
  6. "The slowest person unless he does not lose the sight of the goal, is faster than the one who wanders aimlessly." (Gotthold Ephraim Lessing)
  7. "If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there." (Lewis Carroll)
  8. "You have to try the impossible to achieve the possible." (Hermann Hesse)
  9. "Dream as far as you can see, and when you get there, you can keep looking." (Zig Ziglar)
  10. "The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going." (David Starr Jordan)
Motivational sayings for real drive
„Niemand weiß was er kann, bevor er es probiert hat.“ – Bildquelle:

What is meant by motivation?

Motivation ist die Gesamtheit der Beweggründe, die eine Person dazu veranlasst, beständig so zu handeln, dass ein bestimmtes Ziel erreicht wird.

How can you motivate yourself better?

Wer sich Ziele setzt und auch anderen Menschen davon erzählt, ist erfahrungsgemäß besonders motiviert dazu, diese auch zu erreichen. Bei großen Vorhaben ist es ratsam, sich sinnvolle Zwischenziele zu stecken. Auch Routinen, Verbündete, schnelle Entscheidungen, motivierende Musik, die ein oder andere Pause und nicht zuletzt die Liebe zu dem, was man vorhat, können dabei helfen.

What are the types of motivation?

Man unterteilt die Motivation in die intrinsische (innerer Antrieb), die extrinsische (von außen erzeugter Antrieb), die aufgabenorientierte (klar definierte oder spannende Aufgabe) sowie die kontextorientierte Motivation. (versprochene Wirkung im Umfeld)

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Nutze die Motivationssprüche für mehr Antrieb!

Wer sich für das Gute einsetzt, erntet meist Gegenwind. So tickt unsere Gesellschaft. Doch wer wirklich etwas verändern will, muss dran bleiben und geduldig sein. Ich hoffe, dass ich dir mit dieser Zitate-Sammlung eine Liste an Motivationssprüchen an die Hand geben kann, auf die du regelmäßig zurückgreifst.

Finally, I would like to give you a few further articles helfen, die als mögliche Zielsetzungen für dich dienen können:

Do you have any questions about the post? Or can you think of other motivational quotes that are still missing here? Then feel free to write me a comment.

Stay sustainable,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS.: Are you also still looking for motivating songs? Then just check out the linked post - you won't regret it!

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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