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Always Move Forward, Never Look Back: 33 Best Momentum Quotes for the Uninspired

by Gloria Louden

Being passionate about some things in life and having hopes and dreams is lovely. However, I’ve come to realize that dreaming is not enough — you must take action and work incessantly on achieving your goals. Therefore, I’ve selected my favorite momentum quotes to give you some boost.

Of course, it’s not always easy to keep going forward. We all have habits, fears, and insecurities that hold us back. Yet, we need to learn to move past these obstacles and keep our eyes on the prize.

So, if you lack motivation and confidence to reach your goals — keep scrolling. These momentum quotes will help you get over the finish line.

33 Momentum Quotes to Help You Achieve Success and Become Your Best Self

Momentum Quotes to Spark Your Motivation

#1. “Commitment is the ignitor of momentum.” — Peg Wood

#2. “Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds the literal momentum of the human soul and mind.”  — Bryant H. McGill

#3. “Most of life is routine — dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you’ll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.”  — Ben Nicholas

#4. “Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!” — Tony Robbins

#5. “It’s not about inviting great things into our lives. Rather, it’s about accepting the invitation of great things to step out of our lives.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

#6. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”  —  C. S. Lewis

Momentum Quotes to Keep You Moving Forward

#7. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” ― Roy T. Bennett

#8. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill

#9. “Almost any decision is better than no decision — just keep moving.” — Danielle LaPorte

#10. “Sometimes being pushed to the wall gives you the momentum necessary to get over it!” — Peter de Jager

#11. “You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.” — Conrad Hall

#12. “The step that we are on is only a step to the next place, and no step regardless of how massive is ever a destination.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

#13. “When the finish line seems too far away, remember how you felt when you were back at the starting line. Regain that motivation to recharge your momentum.” ― Toni Sorenson

#14. “You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.” — Morgan Wootten

#15. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”― Roy T. Bennett

#16. “Today if anything is trying to hold you back, give no attention to it. Get your hopes up, get your faith up, look up, and get ready to rise up.” ― Germany Kent

#17. “When you’re on a roll, you want to stay busy — you want to keep that momentum going.” — Robbie Lawler

#18. “When you have that window of opportunity called a crisis, move as quickly as you can, get as much done as you can. There’s a momentum for change that’s very compelling.” — Anne M. Mulcahy

Wise Quotes About the Importance of Momentum

#19. “The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.” — Frances Willard

#20. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

#21. “The BIG push means being able to develop and sustain momentum toward your goal; it is the process of actively replacing excuses with winning habits, the ultimate excuses blockers. Moreover, it is being willing to go to the wall for what you want or believe in, to push beyond your previous mental and physical limits, no matter what it takes.” – Lorii Myers

#22. “It takes a leader to create the momentum, it takes a vision to direct the momentum, it takes a massive action to build on the momentum, and it takes self-discipline to sustain the momentum. Momentum is the bridge between a vision and its results.” ― Farshad Asl

#23. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.”  — Jim Rohn

#24. “Leap, and the net will appear.”  — John Burroughs

#25. “I am not a product of my circumstances.  I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen Covey

Momentum Quotes About Achieving Success

#26. “Whatever beginning goals you set for yourself, following through on them will build momentum and a sense of achievement and those small successes will point the way to bigger ones.”  — Pamela Glass Kelly

#27. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” — Conrad Hilton

#28. “Success comes from taking the initiative and following up, persisting, eloquently expressing the depth of your love.  What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?”  — Tony Robbins

#29. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” — Michael Korda

#30. “Never surrender to the momentum of mediocrity.” — Marlon Brando

#31. “No one else knows exactly what the future holds for you, no one else knows what obstacles you’ve overcome to be where you are, so don’t expect others to feel as passionate about your dreams as you do.”  ― Germany Kent

#32. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”  — Og Mandino

#33. “When you find yourself in the thickness of pursuing a goal or dream, stop only to rest. Momentum builds success.” — Suzy Kassem


Hopefully, these momentum quotes will push you to take a step toward achieving your goals. I know it’s hard and at times may seem impossible, but trust me — it’s worth it.

Also, even if you’re on a roll, that doesn’t mean it’s time to slow down. There are always new goals and new dreams worth your effort.

So, keep moving forward! Don’t let past experiences or any other obstacles stop you, and become the person you always wanted to be.

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