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Motivated Quotes

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I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.
- Donna Brazile

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What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve,
not by the desire to beat others.
- Ayn Rand

 

Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges.
Cats have the courage to live by them.
- Jim Davis

The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
- Irving Langmuir

All good music resembles something.
Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the
objects and feelings which motivated it.
- Jean Cocteau

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Well, the wonderful thing about making movies,
oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated
graduate studies in one or another field.
- Sydney Pollack

But we should also not forget the difference between
what first motivated me and the work that is the result.
- Anselm Kiefer

Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in
the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living
was because I was really not motivated.
I had no motivation.
- Paul Twitchell

I felt devalued and disrespected.
The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
- Lisa Bonet

I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all
this external success that everyone would love you
and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
- Alanis Morissette

It wasn't like I was self-motivated.
My dad started me.
It was his dream before it was mine.
- Venus Williams

The music business is motivated by money.
Music is motivated by energy and feelings.
- Erykah Badu

The films that have influenced me and the films that
have motivated me and inspired me were films that resonated,
films that made me think after I saw them.
- Eriq La Salle

The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.
- R. Lee Ermey

I'm so motivated to collaborate with people and help
them realize the kind of collective vision.
- Rachel Griffiths

I don't need to be motivated by anybody.
Never have.
- Dan Marino

I have to be motivated, and I'm sure time will avail itself.
- Bobby Sherman

I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character
than by what makes him funny.
- Jason Alexander

Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed.
Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.
- John Gray

I sat down with my trainers to check my past seasons
and to see what could be done to keep me motivated and in good shape.
I had to find a new motivation, a new momentum.
- Hermann Maier

My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time
into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
- Michael Pollan

To passively get up and play a bunch of old songs wouldn't
have really motivated us.
So we are bringing the new material into the set and
it goes down really well.
- Andy Taylor

The most extreme individuals and factions in Islamic
countries are now more motivated than ever to kill Americans,
and the number of potential terrorists has greatly expanded.
- John Olver

I feel more comfortable with gorillas than people.
I can anticipate what a gorilla's going to do,
and they're purely motivated.
- Dian Fossey

Motivation is simple.
You eliminate those who are not motivated.
- Lou Holtz

We are familiar with terrorism.
But indiscriminate, cross-border, religiously motivated terrorism is new.
- Gijs de Vries

I was inspired to do anything I could to get out of what I was doing...
today, I'm motivated to pay the bills.
- Terry Zwigoff

When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning,
by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing,
then we truly live.
- Greg Anderson

People must realize that a crime motivated by racial
or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us.
- Jose Serrano

I like villains because there's something so attractive
about a committed person -
they have a plan,
an ideology, no matter how twisted.
They're motivated.
- Russell Crowe

We were really motivated to do something with this record overseas,
even though I hate touring.
- Daniel Johns

For about the first ten years of my career,
I wasn't terribly motivated.
- Ron Silver

People don't want to talk about death,
just like they don't want to talk about computer security.
Maybe I should have named my workstation Fear.
People are so motivated by fear.
- Dan Farmer

The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges.
- Benazir Bhutto

One of the things that has always motivated me to write
is the desire to get it out and look at it in an objective way,
so that it doesn't cause me any serious pain by staying inside.
- Carly Simon

I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming
the hurdles and obstacles that face me.
There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.
- Andre Agassi

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated,
set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
- Les Brown

Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up,
because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.
- Linus Torvalds

I'm not politically motivated.
I used to be - passionately.
I used to be very Left wing.
Then I went very Right wing, and now I rest somewhere in the middle.
- Guy Ritchie

My exile was not only a physical one,
motivated exclusively by political reasons;
it was also a moral,
social, ideological and sexual exile.
- Juan Goytisolo

When you lose, you're more motivated.
When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably
no one can tell you anything.
- Venus Williams

The highly motivated young people who comprise the
backbone of our military force truly are taking their
place as one of America's greatest generations.
- Trent Lott

The private sector is motivated by profit and efficiency
and the US government often is not.
- Eric Anderson

Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers,
motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
- Bob Beauprez

They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said,
no, I'm not capable of directing.
Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it.
She motivated me to do it, because we don't have role
models as woman for directors.
- Salma Hayek

I have a hard time getting motivated to do something
that seems like a career move.
I've gotten into vague trouble with my agents for turning
down work that I thought was exploitative.
- Mira Sorvino

Unfortunately, Climate Science has become Political Science.
It is tragic that some perhaps well-meaning but politically
motivated scientists who should know better have whipped
up a global frenzy about a phenomena which is statistically questionable at best.
- Robert H. Austin

Even though I disagree with many of the changes,
when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day,
when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony,
they are still fine privates; outstanding,
well motivated privates.
- R. Lee Ermey

I have been extremely pleased to support the Trust's
work in the Lupus Unit ever since.
Personal experience also motivated me to become involved
to help raise the awareness of the disease and hopefully
thereby improve the speed of diagnosis.
- Elaine Paige

You have to be willing to accept the information,
you have to be willing to work hard.
You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind.
You have to be willing to be criticized.
Only you can do those things.
- Brandi Chastain

We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois
women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics.
No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
- Clara Zetkin

We have a way of dealing with information that has sort of personal -
personally identifying information in it.
But there are legitimate secrets - you know,
your records with your doctor; that's a legitimate secret.
But we deal with whistleblowers that are coming forward
that are really sort of well motivated.
- Julian Assange

Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop
planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated.
Today was an important and necessary victory in the war,
but there is a long road ahead.
We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty.
- Timothy Murphy

Another inspiration that has helped me get through
has been Lance Armstrong's story.
My cancer is not nearly as bad as his,
but I believe in staying motivated and keeping as fit as you can.
- Grete Waitz

The situation right after the fight wasn't too good;
I believe I'm still the only champion in the world
who never received the belt inside the ring once you've won the title.
I held that against the English fans for a long time
but I felt that also motivated me.
- Marvin Hagler

At this point, because we have stayed the same course for so many years,
I feel like we are freer to make choices that are motivated
by what feels right creatively at a given point in time.
- Mike McCready

But, I swear, they're turning Donna into Annie Hall this season.
More ties.
More suits.
But they're also keeping her really motivated,
ya know? Like, wanting to be a rock journalist.
Wanting to be the first woman president.
- Laura Prepon

An international race in the relevant technologies
is getting under way at this point,
not necessarily with an understanding of where that
race leads in the long run,
but strongly motivated by the short-term payoffs.
- K. Eric Drexler

An original is a creation motivated by desire.
Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity.
It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms.
To create is divine, to reproduce is human.
- Man Ray

When you beat a team so often - especially like this
season when Chelsea had already lost three times to us -
you know people expect you to do it again.
But you also know they're going to be even more motivated to finally win.
- Dennis Bergkamp

Motivated more by partisan politics than by national security,
today's Democratic leaders see America as an occupier,
not a liberator.
And nothing makes this Marine madder than someone calling
American troops occupiers rather than liberators.
- Zell Miller

A love of classical music is only partially a natural
response to hearing the works performed,
it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully,
to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated
by the cultural and social prestige of the art.
- Charles Rosen

Our two biggest rivals had adjusted their whole season
to this one aim of beating us.
Of course, it is a big compliment that they were so
motivated to stop us but it was very tough to face
two matches like that so close together.
Suddenly three trophies are down to one.
- Dennis Bergkamp

The Macintosh having shipped, his next agenda was to
turn the rest of Apple into the Mac group.
He had perceived the rest of Apple wasn't as creative
or motivated as the Mac team,
and what you need to take over the company are managers,
not innovators or technical people.
- Andy Hertzfeld

Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's
fear of those who are not like us.
We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism
and racially motivated violence.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

The only way to get people to like working hard is to motivate them.
Today, people must understand why they're working hard.
Every individual in an organization is motivated by something different.
- Rick Pitino

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise,
and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory.
The very philosophers themselves, even in those books
which they write in contempt of glory,
inscribe their names.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I am, first of all, a Christian and,
secondly,
a person with very very serious personal opinion,
so I'm motivated by many many things and,
certainly, not by the need or desire to satisfy other
people's ideas of who I am.
- Ken Hensley

Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense
desire to achieve a just and lasting peace.
The compassion and charity of the American people should
be reflected in this legislation,
though sadly, they are silenced.
- Nick Rahall


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