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1. "How we see ourselves and what we base our worth on are primary motivators throughout life."
Author: Alan E. Nelson
2. "For at least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols"
Author: Aldous Huxley
3. "Vanity is both a great motivator and a great deceiver."
Author: Andrew Davidson
4. "Fear and greed are potent motivators. When both of these forces push in the same direction, virtually no human being can resist."
Author: Andrew Weil
5. "The desire to do different things was the main motivator that made me leave late night because I'd been there seven years. The combination of an entrepreneurial desire to see how far I could push my success and a short attention span. But now I've done other things. And I'm sort of ready to sit somewhere and sit in the same place for a while."
Author: Andy Richter
6. "Exercise helps my back. If I don't exercise, that's when it starts to hurt. The pain is a good motivator to run and exercise."
Author: Bear Grylls
7. "I see people who die a few minutes after a doctor tells them there is no hope of a cure. They give up and go. Others get angry and find joy in proving the doctor wrong. Something within them is challenged and hopeful. Hope is the divine motivator."
Author: Bernie Siegel
8. "There can be no greater motivator for evil than a huge sense of injustice!"
Author: Bill Ward
9. "I know this goes without saying, but Stonehenge really was the most incredible accomplishment. It took five hundred men just to pull each sarsen, plus a hundred more to dash around positioning the rollers. Just think about it for a minute. Can you imagine trying to talk six hundred people into helping you drag a fifty-ton stone eighteen miles across the countryside and muscle it into an upright position, and then saying, 'Right, lads! Another twenty like that, plus some lintels and maybe a couple of dozen nice bluestones from Wales, and we can party!' Whoever was the person behind Stonehenge was one dickens of a motivator, I'll tell you that."
Author: Bill Bryson
10. "Revenge is a good motivator, but it always disappoints in the end."
Author: Cecil Castellucci
11. "Conventional wisdom suggests the primary motivator for entrepreneurs is money or wealth creation and, in fact, much of the political debate tends to center around what kind of tax or regulatory policy changes will turn corporate suits into small business adventurers overnight."
Author: Chip Conley
12. "Especially for fostering creative, conceptual work, the best way to use money as a motivator is to take the issue of money off the table so people concentrate on the work."
Author: Daniel H. Pink
13. "Fear and anxiety are great motivators for me."
Author: David Nicholls
14. "Because the biological mechanisms that affect our health and well-being are so dynamic, when people change their diet and lifestyle, they usually feel so much better, so quickly; it reframes the reason for changing from fear of dying to joy of living. Also, the support that patients give each other is a powerful motivator."
Author: Dean Ornish
15. "Why do any of us do what we don't want to do?" I don't respond, unsure what answer he's looking for.He smiles, but it's sad. "Because we're afraid of what will happen if we don't."I always considered fear to be a motivator or a reason not to do something, but I never considered it a reason to continue an ongoing behavior. This opens a vault full or questions about my own life. I've always assumed I'm afraid to engage in activities because I'm afraid of what might happen. But maybe I'm looking at it all wrong. Maybe I should be asking myself if I'm really afraid of leaving what makes me comfortable."
Author: Denise Grover Swank
16. "Resistance is a powerful motivator precisely because it enables us to fulfill our longing to achieve our goals while letting us boldly recognize and name the obstacles to those achievements."
Author: Derrick A. Bell
17. "Okay. Oh-kay.Re-cap. He just had a man come in his mouth. He liked it. He may be embarking on anal sex, soon, if he was reading the subtext right.Options: stay or leave.Pros of staying: first experience with anal sex.Cons of staying: first experience with anal sex.No, no. That isn't right.Pros of staying: first experience with anal sex.Cons of staying: not being able to face Pete the next day. Maybe ever.The thing about sex, though, as Ryan is discovering, is that it's a goddamn persuasive motivator. It fucks with people's minds."
Author: Dominique Frost
18. "Haters are my motivators"
Author: Ellen DeGeneres
19. "Sometimes, we still need people who deprecate us, because they're the real motivator in our life, to make us stand up again."
Author: Fildzah Kharisma
20. "God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see."
Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
21. "But I love being scared. I think you're brave only when you do things that scare you. I've always used fear as a motivator. I'm not sure why."
Author: Ginnifer Goodwin
22. "I find fear is a great motivator to work hard."
Author: Greg Kinnear
23. "I'm always scared to death that I won't do a role justice. But fear can be a great motivator."
Author: Hilary Swank
24. "Pain makes us make bad decisions. Fear or pain is almost as big of a motivator."
Author: House
25. "A mere motivator sees potentials in people and tells them to take actions. A true leader sees the same potentials in the same people and influences them to optimize them under his God-lead inspirations."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
26. "Fear is an excellent motivator."
Author: Jeekeshen Chinnappen
27. "The most paradoxical aspect of neurotic shame is that it is the core motivator of the superachieved and the underachieved, the star and the scapegoat, the righteous and the wretched, the powerful and the pathetic."
Author: John Bradshaw
28. "Believe some people are inherently evil. I believe guilt is a powerful motivator. I believe redemption is something you can strive for but never fully achieve. I believe second chances exist only in dreams, never in reality. I believe you don't have years, or months, or weeks to impact a person's life. You have seconds. Seconds to win them over, And seconds to lose them."
Author: K.A. Tucker
29. "I feel like I'm a good motivator; I'm very determined."
Author: Kimora Lee Simmons
30. "Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to get the job done was a marvelous motivator. The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head, and off I went."
Author: Laura Hillenbrand
31. "Personal loss is the greatest motivator to a call for action!"
Author: Laurence Stuart
32. "A trip to space is a big motivator to give up some things in your personal life. Obviously, you can't give up everything and you don't want to."
Author: Mark Kelly
33. "Let your haters be your motivators"
Author: Nikki Carter
34. "Failure is the ultimate motivator, the supreme teacher, and the definitive guarantee of life. Failure is what makes success so addictive."
Author: Noel DeJesus
35. "Greed and selfishness do seem to be central motivators of mankind."
Author: Raymond Khoury
36. "Attitude is a state of mind that results in an action taken or anemotion displayed. Attitude, in the end, is a motivator or that whichgenerates or reflects motives."
Author: Reid A. Ashbaucher
37. "My point is that love is the most powerful motivator in the world. It spurs mortals to greatness. Their noblest, bravest acts are done for love."
Author: Rick Riordan
38. "Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies."
Author: Robert Kennedy
39. "And I know when you're a teenager everybody feels different and alien to the other people around them but there seems to be an added dimension when you're queer. It's because for that period of time you're more isolated than anybody else and you truly think you are the only one of your kind. So you create fantastic barriers and defence strategies for yourself to survive. And when you get older and realise that you can take them down it's an internal and eternal struggle to do so. Fear is the best anti-motivator in the world."
Author: Sean Kennedy
40. "That is why enemies can be great motivators. They serve as fuel for your fire."
Author: Simon Zingerman
41. "Some say pain is the greatest motivator. . . I say it's love."
Author: Solange Nicole
42. "I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey."
Author: Sylvester Stallone
43. "You should welcome pain; it is the greatest motivator in life."
Author: Tanner Di Bella
44. "Emotions are humanity's motivator and its omnipresent guide. (36)"
Author: Thomas Lewis
45. "Do not depend on good motivator!Find your words of self-motivation!"
Author: Toba Beta
46. "Would you like to know your future?If your answer is yes, think again. Not knowing is the greatest life motivator.So enjoy, endure, survive each moment as it comes to you in its proper sequence -- a surprise."
Author: Vera Nazarian
47. "I didn't want to settle or become complacent after winning a major, I wanted to stay hungry. It's easy to do. It's easy to win a big tournament and kind of get a little lazy, so it's been a good motivator for me to work a little harder."
Author: Webb Simpson

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