Motivational Quotes of the Day

[Today's Quotes] [Yesterday's Quotes] [Archive]
Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - January 25, 2022
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
[info][add][mail][note]
Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883 - 1955)  
I'd rather work with someone who's good at their job but doesn't like me, than someone who likes me but is a ninny.
[info][add][mail][note]
Sam Donaldson (1934 - )  
This above all: to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day; Thou canst not then be false to any man.
[info][add][mail][note]
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), 'Hamlet,' Act I, Scene iii  
There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.
[info][add][mail][note]
Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)  

If an author's name is highlighted, you can click it for more quotations by that author. Click on a quotation for more information about it, or click on the icons next to each quotation:

  • [info] View further information about the quote or link to it on its own page
  • [mail] Email the quotation to yourself, or to a friend
  • [notes] View notes about the quotation

Note: These quotes are randomly selected from my collection by an automatic routine once a day. If you want more quotes, try the Quotations by Author page to browse our entire collection, or try the Random Quotations Page, which chooses new quotes each time you load it.