Lacking drive? These motivational quotes will inspire you to knuckle down.

If you are tired of your job or deflated by constant setbacks, these motivational quotes from inspiring individuals will re-energise you.

Walt Disney

Walt Disney was a fierce entrepreneur. Consequently he was dubbed a ‘cultural icon’, Disney was famed for having high workplace expectations.

Disney was a fearless businessman. Apparently shy and self-deprecating in private, Disney was a powerful business mastermind. He left behind a treasure trove of motivational quotes. Read and enjoy!motivational quotes - Compelo

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was an American boxer and activist. Famous the world over, Ali is quite simply one of the greatest sportsmen of the 20th Century.

Most boxers let their managers do the talking, however Ali was unlike most others. He actually enjoyed the spotlight. All his talking meant that he left us with a whole range of motivational quotes. This is one of our favourites…motivational quotes - Compelo

“Live everyday as if it were your last because some day you’re going to be right.”

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey, often branded ‘the Queen of media’, knows all about perseverance in business. She weathered a very tough childhood and successfully emerged as the richest African-American.

Who better to look to for motivation and inspiration? Her motivational quotes are absolutely not to be ignored.

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.”

Franklin D Roosevelt

FDR was the 32nd President of the United States. He won a record breaking four presidential elections and led America through the Great Depression and World War II.

Roosevelt battled polio, which left him paralysed from the waist down. Despite this he managed to become one of the greatest and strongest US Presidents of all time.

We wonder if Donald Trump is looking to him for inspiration…motivational quotes - Compelo

“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.”

Thomas Edison

A major understatement to make about Edison would be that he was ‘ahead of the game’. American inventor and businessman Edison was a totally inspirational business success story. His motivational quotes focus on the power of perseverance and consequently provides us with a whole load of motivation.

Filing over 1,000 patents throughout his career, Edison’s innovations include the lightbulb, the phonograph and the motion picture camera. Pretty impressive, right?motivational quotes - Compelo

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to just try one more time.’

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