People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same; the wellspring is the same in both cases.
J. Michael Straczynski
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Let's practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.
I know I got to do something that's one in a million, to escape a refugee camp, to come to this country and have so many doors open for me. So I want to go back and make a difference and give motivation or hope to all the kids that never got to leave or have the privilege that I did.
I spend several years trying to get inside the brain and heart of my subjects, listening to the interior monologues in their letters, and when I have to bridge the chasms between the factual evidence, I try to make an intuitive leap through the eyes and motivation of the person I'm writing about.
From a motivation perspective, helping others enriches the meaning and purpose of our own lives, showing us that our contributions matter and energizing us to work harder, longer, and smarter.
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
Operas elucidate, in a way sometimes absent in other theatrical productions, the very human fact that in every hero, there is a thread of duplicity. In every villain, there is another side to consider: We don't have to like him or her, but we are compelled to think about motivation.
I never race for records. The motivation to try to beat the record is not enough to continue. You have to enjoy it.
Don't do a startup unless you're ideologically driven to make it succeed beyond the economic motivation.
In my industry, it's important to have people I look to for different things: guidance, inspiration and motivation.