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75 phrases that will help you move forward in life (Short and fun)

These motivational phrases come from authors who faced challenges that often seemed insurmountable. However, not only did they find inspiring ways to deal with their problems, but they also made some pretty funny observations.

Even the most ambitious of us sometimes struggle to motivate ourselves. When problems and challenges abound in your life, it takes a lot of determination and motivation to move forward. During these difficult times we can all make good use of something that motivates us quickly in a powerful way and then you will be able to push your own limits.

A correct motivation ignites the inner fire within you which keeps you moving no matter how difficult the situation is.

When you’re brimming with motivation, you’ll always strive to do whatever it takes until you’ve achieved your ambitious goals. Who doesn’t love the powerful and inspiring effects of motivational phrases? But it is much better if those same motivational phrases are fun, since it favors your motivation. For this reason I have compiled some of the funniest motivational phrases that are full of funny messages that will make you enjoy.

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to chase it with a baseball bat.”Jack London

Motivating yourself and maintaining a high level of determination doesn’t have to be a serious task. Quite the contrary, the more joy and fun you associate with motivating yourself, the more powerful the results will be. If you combine motivation with something to laugh at, you’ll get a powerful mix. That’s why I’ve compiled the following selection of truly funny motivational messages and words.

Humor can be a pretty important asset especially on your path to success. When you can look humorously at all your failures and setbacks you will be less likely to be discouraged by these past events. Enjoy these quotes:

1. “If you think you’re too young to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”Dalai Lama

2. “Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to a thing until it arrives.”Josh Billings

3. “A diamond is simply a piece of coal that behaved well under pressure.”Henry Kissinger

4. “I haven’t failed. I just found 10,000 ways that don’t work.”Thomas A. Edison

5. “Listen, smile, accept, and then do whatever you’re going to do anyway.”Robert Downey Jr.

6. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I am possible’!”Audrey Hepburn

7. “Since you’re going to think anyway, think big.”Donald Trump

8. “Opportunity doesn’t knock on the door, it comes when you knock down the door.”Kyle Chandler

9. “Opportunity is always calling. The problem is that most people have the doubt station tuned into their heads and it makes too much noise to hear.”Brian Vaszily

10. “Life is like a sewer… what you get depends on what you put into it.”Tom Lehrer

11. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are stargazing.”Oscar Wilde

12. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”Pablo Picasso

13. “If you’re going through hell, keep walking.”Winston Churchill

14. “If you spend time with chickens, you’re going to cloquear and if you spend time with eagles, you’re going to fly.”Steve Maraboli

15. “Only he who tries the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.”Miguel de UnamunoOther interesting phrases: “Friday phrases”

16. “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to venture a little beyond the impossible.”Arthur C. Clarke

17. “The elevator for success is out of service. You will have to use the stairs… One step at a time. “Joe Girard

18. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”Roger Staubach

19. “Edison failed 10,000 times before turning on the electric light. Don’t be discouraged if you fail a couple of times.”Napoleon Hill

20. “Change the way you see things and the things you see change.”Wayne W. Dyer

21. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does the bathroom. That’s why we recommend it on a daily basis.”Zig Ziglar

22. “Luck is what you have left over after giving 100 percent.”Langston Coleman

23. “It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t quit because by then I was too famous.”Robert Benchley

24. “It takes sun and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbow without sun and rain.”Roy T. Bennett

25. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is great, and it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”Marilyn Monroe

26. “Never go to bed angry. Stay awake and fight.”Phyllis Diller

27. “Life is like the stock market. Some days you get up. Some days you are depressed. And some days you feel like something the bull left behind.”Paula Wall

28. “Good things come to those who expect them, but the best things come to those who do them.”Anonymous

29. “It takes less time to do a thing well done than to explain why you did it wrong.”Henry Wadsworth

30. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”Will RogersOther interesting phrases: “Weekend phrases”

31. “Never doubt that a small group of thinking and committed citizens can change the world. In fact, they are the only ones who have succeeded.”Margaret Mead

32. “Sometimes life demotivates you and sinks you… get up, get up, get up! Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to deal with them.”Steve Maraboli

33. “The best way to cheer up is to try to encourage someone else.”Mark Twain

34. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”Vince Lombardi

35. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying small stones.”Confucius

36. “Setting goals is similar to traveling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its direction.”Thomas Abreu

37. “Be yourself; all the others are already taken.”Oscar Wilde

38. “People say nothing is impossible but I don’t do anything every day.”A.A. Milne

39. “Even a stopped clock is correct twice a day. After a few years you can boast of a long series of successes.”Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

40. “Most people miss opportunities because they are dressed in work overalls and they seem like hard work.”Thomas Eddison

41. “From the encounter between preparation and opportunity results the species we call luck.”Anthony Robbins

42. “If you’re going to be able to remember something and laugh at it, why don’t you start laughing now?”Marie Osmond

43. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight with you and then you win.”Mahatma Gandhi

44. “You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to do them all yourself.”Sam Levenson


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