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40 quotes that inspire and motivate

As an entrepreneur at times you may feel deflated, you may even feel like you are on struggle street. You may feel like you need a pick me up. During these moments of sadness, you often feel like you have no ideas. It is during these times of lack, that motivation is needed. If you have a motivation box or jar, dip into it and read. Read the positive thoughts, quotes and ideas. Become inspired by the positive words. Use the words to pick yourself up.

However, if you have no innovation box of ideas or quotes, all is not lost. Search on Pinterest for quotes to be inspired by, in fact, create your own quote board so you can save quotes as you see them. To get you started to save these motivational quotes to your quote board so you can read them later.

stuck on ideas 40 quotes that inspire.

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Start an idea box that motivates.

The reason some people create an idea box or inspirational jar is to be inspired, encourage change or reflect on change. An idea box stores positive quotes, ideas, words, pictures or thoughts that can be drawn on when needed. Your place to dip into some inspiration or motivation. As we all need a little motivation from time to time.
When you create your box, add something to it every day. If you don’t want to create a physical box or jar, create a Pinterest board and share positive quotes or pictures to it daily.

Recently my family started an inspiration box where we write something positive that happened that day on. In a year we will have a year of memories to reflect on. This is a great way to start practising gratitude.

Related post: Cultivate Riches; Develop A Grateful Heart

Why quotes of innovation lead to motivation?

Reading quotes from others help with inspiration and motivation. For, all innovations started with an idea. Thus, reading quotes that motivate may just prompt the next big idea. Not only that, innovation quotes can help to overcome challenges. Motivational quotes can help you overcome your fears, overcome your doubts and can motivate and inspire success in all areas of life.

Not too long ago I was feeling a little lost. Wondering about purpose, life, more to the fact, life’s purpose. While navigating my thoughts I was advised to read quotes and save pins from Pinterest. I even started an idea box. By reading and saving quotes, I started to look up and see the positiveness in everything around me. I get inspired by quotes and stories from other entrepreneurs.

the starting point of all achievement is desire Napoleon Hill
The starting point of all achievement is desire – Napoleon Hill

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Stuck on Ideas: 40 quotes that motivate.

  1. “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.”- Steve Jobs
  2. “Do not fear mistakes. There are none.” – Miles Davis
  3. “What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world.” – Simon Sinek
  4. “People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.”- Rob Siltanen
  5. “We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.” – Anais Nin
  6. “Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like?”- Brian Tracy
  7. “We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.”- Henry Link
  8. “Innovation comes from saying NO to 1,000 things.”– Steve Jobs
  9. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
  10. “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” – Unknown
  11. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  12. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  13. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  14. “If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
  15. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  16. “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” – John Steinbeck
  17. “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.” – Anna Quindlen
  18. “First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” – Napoleon Hill
  19. “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.” – Anonymous
  20. “If you do what you always did, you will get what you always got.” -Anonymous
  21. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein
  22. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde
  23. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”-Anonymous
  24. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill
  25. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”– Mark Twain
  26. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
  27. “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
  28. “Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.”– John C. Maxwell
  29. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” – Theodore N. Vail
  30. “Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” – Dalai Lama
  31. “Sit, walk, or run, but don’t wobble.” – Zen proverb
  32. “Innovation is change that unlocks new value.” – Jamie Notter
  33. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  34. “In order to succeed, we must first believe we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis
  35. “We have a strategic plan, it’s called doing things.” – Herb Kelleher
  36. “You miss 100 per cent of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  37. “It always seems impossible until it is done” – Nelson Mandela
  38. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere” – Albert Einstein
  39. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try.” – Seuss
  40. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St. Augustine

Innovation is change.  Inspiration and motivation can be drawn from quotes, mentors, peers and family. In fact, motivation can come from many sources. As you become inspired or read something that motivates you, write it down and add it to your inspiration jar. Create your own box with quotes that motivate and inspire you.
Get some inspiration on Pinterest, share quotes or even join the quotes board.

Lifestyle Anytime

Angie blogs about setting goals and mastering habits as well as productivity and living abroad. She started blogging while learning the skills to start an online business. Her goal to work online came about due to wanting to see overseas family and travel around Australia. Her mission is to help others succeed with their goals. Angie often shares tips and tricks while walking the beaches or near the lake on the Central Coast NSW Australia. 

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