My Ultimate List of Motivational Quotes for Web Development and Success

5 Ways to Achieve Massive SUCCESS – #BelieveLife

1. Believe in Yourself
2. Be Hungry
3. Find Your Thing
4. Execute Your Ideas
5. Don’t Quit, Keep Going

All of the quotes found in the book ‘How Rich People Think’

“The rich understand money flows from ideas, and since ideas are limitless, money is limitless.”

“Don’t let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream and he thinks you’re crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you’re lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you’re greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn’t understand.” — Robert Allen”

“The world class purposely ignores the small thinking, ego-based personality”

“Being wealthy gives them the option to live what author/philosopher Ayn Rand called “an unrestricted existence.” This means having the ability to do what they want, when they want, with whom they want, for as long as they want, without limitations.”

“Middle class dreams of having enough money to retire… World class dreams of having enough money to impact the world”

“Money is power, and you ought to be reasonably ambitious to have it.”

“Commit to investing at least one hour per day studying subjects that will help you move closer toward your ultimate vision.”

“Middle class believes money is about status… World class believes money is about freedom”

“The middle class and the world class might live in the same world, but they do not share the same level of freedom. While this infuriates the masses, it motivates the ambitious to get rich.”

“Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter.” — Ayn Rand”

“Here’s how to live below your means and tap into the secret wealthy people have used for centuries: get so rich you can afford to.”

“Read (or listen to on CD) Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand This book is a fictional cautionary tale of what would happen if the most ambitious, innovative thinkers were no longer rewarded for using their minds to help advance society.”

“Hard labor jobs are a poor strategy for acquiring money, but they do garner respect. Self-made millionaires know getting rich has little to do with intelligence and everything to do with focus and persistence.”

“The masses have been ridiculing and criticizing referral marketers for over 50 years. Meanwhile; these highly trained, ferociously dedicated”

“The truth is you have to have great ideas that solve problems to make money. If you do, you will attract money like a magnet.”

“you were growing up?”

“The masses love the lottery because deep down they believe it’s their only chance to get rich. The fact is, they’re probably right. Not because they’re not capable, but because they don’t have faith in their own abilities, and their beliefs about money limit their financial success.”

“Fortunes can be created almost overnight with the right idea at the right time, but only if the performer understands this non-linear phenomena.”

“Referral marketers”

“It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.” —”

“Any world-class performer will tell you that it’s not getting what you want that’s so much fun, but the person you become along the journey.”

“wise man should have money is his head, but not in his heart.”

“Identify the biggest problem in your business or industry, that if solved, would earn you a fortune. Then go solve it.”

“Wealthy people are often criticized for being obsessed with money, but the truth is, it’s the poor, working, and middle class that spend the most time thinking about it.”

“Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.” — Ralph Charell”

All of the quotes found in the book ‘The Pragmatic Programmer Book Quotes’

“Don’t be a slave to history. Don’t let existing code dictate future code. All code can be replaced if it is no longer appropriate. Even within one program, don’t let what you’ve already done constrain what you do next — be ready to refactor… This decision may impact the project schedule. The assumption is that the impact will be less than the cost of /not/ making the change.”

“The editor will be an extension of your hand; the keys will sing as they slice their way through text and thought.”

“You Can’t Write Perfect Software. Did that hurt? It shouldn’t. Accept it as an axiom of life. Embrace it. Celebrate it. Because perfect software doesn’t exist. No one in the brief history of computing has ever written a piece of perfect software. It’s unlikely that you’ll be the first. And unless you accept this as a fact, you’ll end up wasting time and energy chasing an impossible dream.”

“The greatest of all weaknesses is the fear of appearing weak.”

“Don’t gloss over a routine or piece of code involved in the bug because you “know” it works. Prove it. Prove it in this context, with this data, with these boundary conditions.”

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

“Great software today is often preferable to perfect software tomorrow.”

“Names are deeply meaningful to your brain, and misleading names add chaos to your code.”

“If you work closely with your users, sharing their expectations and communicating what you’re doing, then there will be few surprises when the project gets delivered. This is a BAD THING. Try to surprise your users. Not scare them, mind you, but /delight/ them.”

“In an article in the April 1999 CACM, Robert Glass summarizes research that seems to indicate that, while code inspection is effective, conducting reviews in meetings is not.”

“Kaizen” is a Japanese term that captures the concept of continuously making many small improvements.”

“A good idea is an orphan without effective communication.”

“Tools amplify your talent. The better your tools, and the better you know how to use them, the more productive you can be.”

“In some ways, programming is like painting. You start with a blank canvas and certain basic raw materials. You use a combination of science, art, and craft to determine what to do with them. You sketch out an overall shape, paint the underlying environment, then fill in the details. You constantly step back with a critical eye to view what you’ve done. Every now and then you’ll throw a canvas away and start again. But artists will tell you that all the hard work is ruined if you don’t know when to stop. If you add layer upon layer, detail over detail, the painting becomes lost in the paint.”

“The amount of surprise you feel when something goes wrong is directly proportional to the amount of trust and faith you have in the code being run.”

“Programmers are constantly in maintenance mode.”

“One hundred years from now, our engineering may seem as archaic as the techniques used by medieval cathedral builders seem to today’s civil engineers, while our craftsmanship will still be honored.”

“Every day, work to refine the skills you have and to add new tools to your repertoire.”

“In addition, build dependencies may not be the same as test dependencies, and you may need separate hierarchies.”

“Don’t leave “broken windows” (bad designs, wrong decisions, or poor code) unrepaired. Fix each one as soon as it is discovered. If there is insufficient time to fix it properly, then board it up. Perhaps you can comment out the offending code, or display a “Not Implemented” message, or substitute dummy data instead. Take some action to prevent further damage and to show that you’re on top of the situation.”

“Just be aware that you reach a point of diminishing, or even negative, returns as the specifications get more and more detailed.”

“Have you noticed how some project teams are efficient, with everyone knowing what to do and contributing fully, while the members of other teams are constantly bickering and don’t seem able to get out of each other’s way? Often this is an orthogonality issue. When teams are organized with lots of overlap, members are confused about responsibilities. Every change needs a meeting of the entire team, because any one of them might be affected.”

“There is a simple marketing trick that helps teams communicate as one: generate a brand. When you start a project, come up with a name for it, ideally something off-the-wall. (In the past, we’ve named projects after things such as killer parrots that prey on sheep, optical illusions, and mythical cities.) …Use your team’s name liberally when talking with people. It sounds silly, but it gives your team an identity to build on, and the world something memorable to associate with your work.”

“More testing should be done automatically. It’s important to note that by “automatically” we meant that the test /results/ are interpreted automatically as well.”

“Entropy is a term from physics that refers to the amount of “disorder” in a system.”

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. • Benjamin Franklin”

“…maintaining good regression tests is the key to refactoring with confidence.”

“Documenting the reasons behind requirements will give your team invaluable information when making daily implementation decisions.”

“Providing a comfortable transition through familiar metaphors is one way to help get buy-in.”

“perfect software doesn’t exist. No one in the brief history of computing has ever written a piece of perfect software.”

― Andrew Hunt, The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master


Agree with thine adversary quickly.
Matthew 5:25

Bluefish DS

“We love a good problem to solve and we’d love to solve one for you. We’re psyched to work on projects with folks who are passionate and excited. We’ll give every one of your projects 100% every single time. That means our designer will do research and find out what the best possible solutions to your design problems are, our developer will do everything in his power to make your product fully scalable from mobile to desktop and back again, and our leadership will be available to answer questions and give updates with little delay. We’re small, we’re agile and we’re ready to do work.”

Bohdi Sanders

“Focus on making yourself better, not thinking you are better.”

“To live by choice, not by chance,
To be motivated, not manipulated,
To be useful, not used,
To make changes, not excuses,
To excel, not compete.

I choose self-esteem, not self-pity,
I choose to listen to my inner voice,
not to the random opinions of others.

I choose to do the things that you won’t so I can continue to do the things you can’t.”

Brian Tracy

“Your mind is like a garden. If you do not deliberately plant flowers and tend them carefully, weeds will grow without any encouragement at all.”

Carmelo Anthony

“Every morning
You have two choices:
Continue to sleep with your dreams,
or wake up and chase them.”

Charlie Munger

“What you have to learn is to fold early when the odds are against you, or if you have a big edge, back it heavily because you don’t get a big edge often. Opportunity comes, but it doesn’t come often, so seize it when it does come.”

Chris Coyier

“Just take an idea that you have and learn what you need to build it as you go. When it comes to building websites, there is no one-true-way. Enjoy the journey.”

Dan Peña

“What you have to offer mainly is energy, and going out and getting stuff.”

“Just F*ing Do it”

“Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition”
Passion is something you can do 10-12 hours a day and not get tired of it.

“The Higher your Self-Esteem, the more Credit you give to others.”

“You are paid in life not for what you know, but what you can do. Or get others to do.”

“Life is like a bucket of toilet water. When you put your fist in it, the water displaces itself. When you take it out, the water flows right back in.”
– quoting from his mentor, Costa Gratsos

“Always maintain your personal relationships on the same plane upon which they were formed. True friends will rejoice in your professional successes. Allow them to enjoy them with you. Never reassess their personal and professional lives in terms of your own.”

“If they start hating your negotiation, then get up and leave. Close your briefcase, and all your subordinates will too. No talking, just go out of the building until you reach the limousine… Especially if this is a Billion dollar deal.”

“Just because an Executive invites you to an expensive restaurant doesn’t mean that it means anything. They are trying to lower your defence mechanisms to get a better deal out of you. They are trying to spend money. They are not trying to be nice. If executives don’t spend their expenses, then their Network budget gets reduced.”

“Self-esteem is the key to high performance.”
“2/3 of the Fortune 500 have a Military background, and 2/3 of that also have a Martial Arts background.”
For Management: “Constant supervised stress.”
“What gets measured, gets accomplished.”
“Be the 1/10%, be one of the 7 million, making multiple millions.”
“More money means I have more choices in life to help others.”
Just like a combat class: “Time costs lives.”
“We overanalyse because we’re unsure. We shouldn’t over-emotionalise the failure of it not working. Just make it right and be done with it.”

David Deida

“Choose men friends who themselves are living at their edge, facing their fears and living just beyond them. Men of this kind can love you without protecting you from the necessary confrontation with reality that your life involves. You should be able to trust that these friends will tell you about your life as they see it, offer you a specific action which will shed light on your own position, and give you the support necessary to live in the freedom just beyond your edge, which is not always, or even usually, comfortable.”
– from the book, Way of the Superior Man

Donald Trump

“I like to think of the word FOCUS as Follow One Course Until Successful.”
– from the book, Midas Touch

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Great minds discuss ideas.
Average minds discuss events.
Small minds discuss people.”

Elliott Hulse

“Explore a wide range of ideas, philosophies, and scientific concepts, with the aim of applying what is good and useful to your life and the lives of others. By being aware of our ignorance and making great effort to gain knowledge, we are actively growing stronger.”
Purpose: “It is your why, the underlying reason for you becoming the strongest version of yourself.”
– from the book ‘King’
“Momentum. As long as you get up every day and work, you will be a success.”

Elon Musk

“When something is important enough you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.”
“I really wanted to go where the really exciting breakthroughs were occurring.”

Eric Thomas

“We wake up and grind. Winners win. We focus more on winning, than structure. And when you become a winner, they start seeing you winners.”

“We are going to get knocked down. But the problem is, if I come back a week later, and you’re still on the ground, that’s the issue. Just get back up!”

“When you wanna succeed as bad as you wanna breathe, then you will be successful.”

Fast Company

“It’s strictly an 8-to-5 kind of place — there are late nights, but they’re the exception. The programmers are intense, but low-key. Many of them have put in years of work either for IBM (which owned the shuttle group until 1994), or directly on the shuttle software. They’re adults, with spouses and kids and lives beyond their remarkable software program.

That’s the culture: the on-board shuttle group produces grown-up software, and the way they do it is by being grown-ups.”

Geoff Cooper

“You are not defined by your job. You will go, and be forgotten, and seeking a legacy is a fool’s errand.”

James Altucher – Top 10 Rules for Success

1. View failure as experiment
2. Always have a Plan B
3. Don’t be around negative people
4. Have meaning in your life
5. Be grateful
6. Always over-deliver
7. Follow your dream
8. Write down 10 Ideas a Day
9. Make your own choices
10. Outsource

Jason Mraz

“Don’t be scared. Just get dirty.”
“And it’s up to us.. to love them back into the person that we know them to be.”

Jim Rohn

“Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.”

John Assaraf

“You may be a little bit quicker in learning to tolerate risk than her, but you must not push her away.”
– John Assaraf with Frank McKinney,

John Dryden

“Beware the wrath of a patient man.”

John Sonmez

“Better to be able to live when not to wrap up your whole identity into one thing, than to face that crisis — that shock — later on.”

“Figure out how you can give people value. Figure out how give the most number of people, the most value possible. That is the secret to economic business success.”

M Scott Peck

“Spiritual awareness is the capacity to maintain one’s ability to still make decisions with greater and greater awareness”
“Love is the anti-thesis of laziness.

Love is the will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing one’s or another one’s spiritual growth.”
“The more you think you aren’t disciplined, the more likely you are disciplined.”
“Laziness is what causes all sin and hinders spiritual growth.”
– from the book, ‘The Road Less Travelled’

Magnus Walker

“Take a lot of leaps of faith
Always rely on your gut feeling when something sorta seems awkward that was often the case to say ‘hey we’re on the right track here’
And just stay motivated and dedicated
We never asked anyone’s opinion
We just did what we wanted to do”

“Keep your identity small, so that you can be flexible, adaptive, creative, and see disruptions in industry.”

Mark Cuban

“Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it all away from you.”


“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem wonderful at all.”

MJ DeMarco, The Fastlane Millionaire

“Butterfly effect of minor decisions in life: When an asteroid is millions of miles out in space, a simple one-degree change in trajectory will save the Earth from destruction.”

Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

“Opinions are the cheapest commodity on Earth.”
“What’s the one thing that powerful people have? It’s drive.”
“Faith is a state of mind which may be induced by auto-suggestion.”
“Success requires no explanations. Failure permits no alibis.”
“If you are one of those who believe that hard work and honesty, alone, will bring riches, perish the thought! It is not true! Riches, when they come in huge quantities, are never the result of HARD work! Riches come, if they come at all, in response to definite demands, based upon the application of definite principles, and not by chance or luck.”

Next Shark

“1. The advantage you have yesterday, will be replaced by the trends of tomorrow. You don’t have to do anything wrong, as long as your competitors catch the wave and do it RIGHT, you can lose out and fail.

2. To change and improve yourself is giving yourself a second chance. To be forced by others to change, is like being discarded.

Those who refuse to learn & improve, will definitely one day become redundant & not relevant to the industry. They will learn the lesson in a hard & expensive way”

Project 46 – Reasons (feat. Andrew Allen)

“The sun won’t ask the world if it can rise”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not go where the path may lead, but go where there is no path, and Leave a Trail.”
“What you are speaks so loud that I can’t hear single word you’re saying.”
“Do the thing, then have the power.”

Richard Baker

“To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.”

Richard Branson

“If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later.”

Rogue – Through the Dark

“The sun will rise. We’re gonna make it through the dark.”

Soren Kierkegaard

“Life is lived looking forward, and only understood looking back”

T. Harv Eker

“Can you deliver real results and real value? It doesn’t matter how much time was spent on making something.”

Tai Lopez

“The joy in life is to work consistently toward desired results aka LOVE THE GRIND.”

“Gamify your life.”

“Do it then be proud”

“Do good before saying that you’re good. Do something good for the world before you can call yourself good.

A fat new guy at the gym can’t steal the dumbbells of ripped dudes. You have to be killing at it in the game before you can be shown respect.”

“When you fail, you ponder.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and what and blood; who drives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails whilst daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

Tim Ferriss show

“Always ask questions. Inquisitive mind

Learn the ability to generate emotion. It is astounding.

Just because you’ve been traumatised doesn’t mean you’re scarred for life.

Walk until you’re lost. You can always find your way back.

You can’t live in a cocoon all your life.

You don’t want to wake up when you’re 50 and didn’t explore the world yet.”

– Episode #168

Vince Lombardi

“Fatigue makes cowards of us all.”

Warren Buffett

“The purpose of life is to be loved by all the people you WANT to be loved by.”

Web Flow

“Feeling uncomfortable? Good. It means you’re growing.”

“Make the web beautiful.”

Winston Churchill

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.”

Work Out to be Successful

“The people I know that had the hardest time emotionally are the people who don’t work-out.

The people I know that work out hard that they can’t barely lift a single piece of metal that their heart is pounding out of the their chest. And by putting yourself in that intense form of stress, it makes regular life more peaceful.”

You walk towards your fear

“You walk towards your fear, you embrace it, you don’t try to hedge it. That a part of real living as a human being — a spiritual being — is to embrace it and encompass your fear your love and not run away from it, because that’s the Life Experience. It’s in that richness that we find the most beautiful art that most beautiful music, we find the richness of what the human soul can offer.”