24 Perfect Motivational Status Updates

Are you looking for the perfect motivational status update to inspire your friends? Then you’re going to love these 24 quotes. A lot of these motivational status updates you may not have heard before, so I hope they turn your mood around, and help you take the first step in making a change in your life!

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24 Perfect Motivational Status Updates

Happiness is not having what you want. But appreciating what you have.

“Happiness is not having what you want. But appreciating what you have.” – Unknown

We all know that when you get the one thing you want, after a couple of weeks you’re only going to want something else. It’s human nature to always want more. So why not focus on what you already have instead? If you’re reading this you probably already have everything you need!

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown

Other people can motivate you, and help you on your way. But you’re the only person who can take the action to change your life!

“I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.” – Unknown

Life is all about experience. And every time you decide not to do something new, you are literally saying no to life.

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It always seems impossible until it's done.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

Remember 100 years ago they would have said flying to the moon was impossible, nothings impossible!

“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

You are capable of doing so much more than you think you can. Imagine if you had 10 years to solely focus on one thing. How much do you think you could accomplish?

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 “So many people can be responsible for your success. But only you are responsible for your failure.” – Unknown

It’s up to you to decide whether you’re going to put in the work, take action every day and do everything in your power to make it happen. Other people can do everything for you, but if you don’t put in the work, nothing will happen for you.

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It doesn't matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.

“It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” – Bob Proctor

Where you start from doesn’t matter, you have more potential and can do more than you’d ever think possible! If you don’t believe me check out these 5 successful people who went from nothing to something.

“You are afraid to die, and you’re afraid to live. What a way to exist.” – Neale Donald Walsch

This is so true for so many people, but are you really scared of dying? Or are you scared of dying an unfulfilled life?

“The greatest oak was once a little nut, who held its ground.”  – Unknown

Just like the greatest oak comes from a tiny acorn, you also have all that unlimited energy and potential inside you as well!


The inherent nature of life is constant change. To fear change is to fear life itself.

“The inherent nature of life is constant change. To fear change is to fear life itself.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no point seeking security, life is ever-changing, and if you stay the same you’re going to fall behind. Stop fearing change and start embracing it. Because you can’t control change, but you can control how you react to it!

“Do you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears?” – Unknown

You’re either focusing on positive thoughts, or negative thoughts. Why waste time and energy thinking about negative things? When it takes just as much time and energy to think about positive things.

“You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one. Every successful person did, what no one else was willing to do!” – Unknown

The beauty of life is that you don’t have to stay the same, if you don’t like who you are, with hard work and dedication YOU can CHANGE it.

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The mind is it's own place, and in itself can a make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can a make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” – John Milton

I absolutely LOVE this quote. Because circumstances that happen to you don’t effect whether you’re happy or sad. It’s your interpretation of them that does.

“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.” – Neil Armstrong

A great way to remind yourself that your time is limited, so make the most of every moment!

There are two types of Pain in this world: Pain that hurts you, and Pain that changes you!  – Unknown

How true is this?! What pain are you going to choose the pain of what hurts you because it’s easy, or the pain that changes you so you can be better?

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To be content means to realise you contain what you seek.

“To be content means to realise you contain what you seek.” – Alan Cohen

Once you understand that everything you need is already inside of you, you’ll become content with your life!

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude” – Maya Angelou

We can change a lot of things but when a situation can’t be changed you can choose your attitude towards life!

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are” – John Wooden.

If you’re someone who always cares about what other people think then you need to read this quote. Because what would you care more about: doing the right thing even if people laugh at you? Or doing what’s wrong just so you’ll fit in?

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You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.

“You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.” – Sean McCabe

I’ve struggled with this for a long time. But why not start accepting that to leave your mark on the world you need to be doing something different from everyone else! You need to be who you are!

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” – George Patton

Anyone can reach the top, what’s harder to do is to lose everything and come back with the same resilience and determination as before!

“The only honest measure of your success is what you are doing compared to your true potential.” – Paul J. Meyer

You could be doing amazing things, but what’s the point if you’re only using 1% of your ability? What’s better a rich man who gives 1% of his wealth, or a poor man who gives 99% of his?

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Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn

Stop waiting for some great chance, or opportunity in your life. It doesn’t come by chance you have to go out and make it come to you!

“A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn’t particularly feel like it.” – Alistair Cooke

You’re not always going to feel like you should do what needs to be done. And if you do it anyway, that’s what’s going to separate you from the failures in life!

NO EXCUSES: 99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.  – Unknown

You can make a million excuses why you can’t do something. But at the end of the day those excuses aren’t going to make your dreams become reality. The only thing that is going to do that is action!

What Was Your Favourite Motivational Status Update?

All of these motivational status updates are great and all of them can change you in many different areas depending on where you are in life. My absolute favourite one had to be:

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can a make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”

I’d love to hear what one was your favourite in the comments below. And if you did like these motivational status updates make sure you check out these motivational whatsapp status updates too.

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