Get Back on Track for Success with These 17 Brilliant Motivational Quotes

Questioning your path to success and feeling as if you have failed? These wise words will motivate you to pick yourself up and get going.

Failure can be debilitating. Most of us have moments when we feel as if we are not as successful as we should be, or we have faced an obstacle that seemed impossible to overcome. Sometimes these overwhelming feelings can even lead to almost giving up on our goals and dreams entirely.

The greatest stories of bravery and persevering through the toughest times have always involved getting back up after falling (or being pushed) down. If you've hit a bottom rung in life, these wise words will inspire you to pick yourself up and get going again.

1. "Being defeated is often temporary, giving up makes it permanent." -- Marilyn von Savant

2. "It always seems impossible until it's done." -- Nelson Mandela

3. "Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity." -- Louis Pasteur

4. "The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places." -- Ernest Hemingway

5. "Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength." -- Theodore Roosevelt

6. "The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones." -- Confucius

7. "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying 'I will try again tomorrow.'" -- Mary Anne Radmacher

8. "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." -- Dolly Parton

9. "It's hard to beat a person that never gives up." -- Babe Ruth

10. "Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure." -- Benjamin Disraeli

11. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." -- Thomas Edison

12. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." -- Winston Churchill

13. "The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal." -- Criss Jami

14. "Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down." -- Charles F. Kettering

15. "When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up." -- Les Brown

16. "I don't count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. That is when I start counting, because then it really counts. That's what makes you a champion." -- Muhammad Ali

17. "Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th." -- Julie Andrews
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