45 Motivational Quotes For Men To Reach Your Goals

Whenever you need a quick burst of wisdom to get back on track, you can turn to one of these motivational quotes.

By reading the motivating words of great men who have come before us, we can rekindle our own passion and drive in life.

Motivational Quotes For Men

20 Motivational Quotes For Men

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.” – Barack Obama

“Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.” – Stephen King

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” – Barack Obama

“The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether its proper technique, work ethic, or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” – Michael Jordan

Nelson Mandela Quote

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“I don’t care how busy I am, I will always make time for what’s most important to me.” – Kevin Hart

“Ask me to steal, block out, sacrifice, lead, dominate. Anything. But it’s not what you ask of me, it’s what I ask of myself.” – LeBron James

“The important thing to me is that I’m not driven by people’s praise and I’m not slowed down by people’s criticism. I’m just trying to work at the highest level I can.” – Russell Crowe

“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” – Babe Ruth

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention.” – Conan O’Brien

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” – Samuel Jason

“We can’t be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.” – Jeff Bezos

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret to success.” – Chris Rock

“Patience is a key element of success.” – Bill Gates

“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

“Success is just happiness. When you are happy, that is success.” – Jimmy Fallon

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success.” – Dwayne Johnson

10 Inspirational Quotes For Men

“The cynics may be the loudest voices – but I promise you, they will accomplish the least.” – Barack Obama

“If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.” – Michael Phelps

“Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

Bill Gates Quote

“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates

“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” – Marlon Brando

“The ability to sell yourself and your skills and expertise will empower you and build confidence, not only within yourself but within all aspects of your career in general.” – Jack Warren

“Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Bill Gates

“I don’t ever want to fail, but I want to risk failure every time out of the gate. I don’t think there’s anything to be afraid of. Failure brings great rewards.” – Quentin Tarantino

“To be disciplined or not-disciplined is a choice you make every minute in every hour of your life.” – Russell Gerald Johnston

10 Funny Quotes For Men

“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” – Clint Eastwood

“Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.” – Albert Einstein

“IF at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright

“When all else fails, there’s always delusion.” – Conan O’Brien

“When will I learn? The answer to life’s problems aren’t at the bottom of a bottle, they’re on TV!” – Homer Simpson

Jimmy Fallon Quote

“The one thing you shouldn’t do is tell a cab driver how to get somewhere.” – Jimmy Fallon

“The advice I would give to someone is not to take anyone’s advice.” – Eddie Murphy

“Funny is only something that others know about you – you can’t be funny by yourself.”

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… and try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka and have a party.” – Ron White

“I thought yesterday was the first day of the rest of my life, but it turns out today is.” – Steve Martin

15 Quotes About Life For Men

“I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that.” – Michael Phelps

“Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” – Theodore Roosevelt 

“What’s real and what’s true aren’t necessarily the same.” – Salman Rushdie

“Silence is golden when you can’t think of a good answer.” – Muhammad Ali

“Each book holds an experience and an adventure.” – Neil Armstrong

“Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave.” – Cormac McCarthy

“If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.” – Leonardo DiCaprio

“It is in the character of growth that we should learn from both pleasant and unpleasant experiences.” – Nelson Mandela

“The minute you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson

“You’ve got to dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – William W. Purkey

“Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I’m not perfect – and I don’t live to be – but before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.” – Bob Marley

Oscar Wilde Quote

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

“If you work hard and meet your responsibilities, you can get ahead, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or who you love.” – Barack Obama

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

In conclusion, these motivational quotes for men can provide a powerful source of inspiration to help you achieve your goals. Remember that success is not a destination, but rather a journey, and it requires consistent effort and perseverance.

Keep these quotes in mind as you work towards your goals, and let them fuel your drive to succeed. And for even more inspiration, check out our collection of quotes for winners for anyone striving to achieve greatness in their personal or professional lives.

David Woutersen

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David is the founder of Outofthe925.com and has been in the social media industry since 2017. Since then, his mission has been to help others take control of their online presence. For some, this has been earning an income online; for others, it's teaching how to use social networks more effectively. And each year, he continues to help millions with strategy, troubleshooting, and inspiration.

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