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Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don't fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.
When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren't the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.
Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.
An employee's motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager.
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down.
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
Edward de Bono
There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning.
I'll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.
One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker - an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That's what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public, I inspire my staff. I inspired the organizations I took over to want to succeed.
I don't think I ever expected anything like an Oscar ever, to tell you the truth. That is not my motivation when I do these roles. I really am motivated by being able to work with great people and create a body of work that I can look back and be proud of.
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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