37 Quotes to Inspire You to Keep Pushing Forward Toward Your Dreams


Sometimes all the inspiration we need to keep pushing forward in life and achieve our dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom and truth.

Turn to these powerful quotes from some of the most successful and inspirational people in history whenever you feel you need inspiration and words of encouragement to keep pushing forward towards the life and success you desire.

No matter where you are now; no matter what you are facing today, with the right attitude and determination, you can turn things around and create the life that you want for yourself.

You just have to believe it and keep pushing forward towards that life that you want for yourself and for your loved ones.


Uplifting Truths for Success


Read and affirm these words of truth and power and stay the course. Take it one day at a time and you will overcome—you will succeed.


1. "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." 

—Walt Disney


2. "To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like." 

—Mike Gafka


3. "What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise." 

—Oscar Wilde


4. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." 

—David Brinkley


5. "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." 

—Charles Darwin


6. “I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.” 

—Michael Jordan


7. “We develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and obstacles.” 

—Stephen Covey


8. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." 

—Eleanor Roosevelt


9. "The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it." 

—Henry Ford


10. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." 

—John D. Rockefeller


11. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.” 

—Peter F. Drucker


12. “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” 



13. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” 

—Napoleon Hill


14. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." 

—Robert Collier


15. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."

—Thomas Jefferson


16. "If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do." 



17. "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." 

—Jimmy Spithill


18. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."

—Jim Rohn


19. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." 

—Jim Rohn


20. "Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending." 

—Carl Bard


21. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." 



22. "The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." 

—Mark Caine


23. "If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!" 

—T. Harv Eker


24. "Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life."

—Yoko Ono


25. "Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." 

—John Maxwell


26. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” 

—Abraham Lincoln


27. "Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down." 

—Charles F. Kettering


28. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." 

—Henry David Thoreau


29. "Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there's an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen." 

—Dax Shepard


30. "The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus." 

—Bruce Lee


31. "Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out."

—John Wooden


32. "Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don't have a plan." 

—Larry Winget


33. "Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them." 

—Vaibhav Shah


34. “If you're going through hell, keep going."

Winston Churchill


35. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

a student of Warren G. Tracy


36. "Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


37. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”

—Jimmy Johnson

George Mathews is a staff writer for WebWriterSpotlight.com. He is passionate about personal growth and development.