68 You Can Do It Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Dreams

You Can Do It Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Dreams

When you have a setback or you run into a few obstacles on the way towards your goal or dream then self-doubt can easily start to creep in.

You start thinking to yourself: I can’t do this. And so you feel like taking a break or giving up all together.

One good thing to do in such a situation is to get some encouragement from someone close to you.

Another one is to get some support from an outside source. Like a book, podcast or this post. Because in it I’ll share the 68 best you can do it quotes.

Timeless inspiration to renew your motivation and positivity so that you can keep pushing forward (or get the kick start you need if you’ve got a new goal you want to get started with).

And if you want even more motivational quotes then check out this post with quotes on better days ahead and this one filled with quotes on knowing your true worth.

Inspirational You Can Do It Quotes to Encourage and Support You

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
Walt Disney

“You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.”
Ralph Marston

“Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you.”
Mary Kay Ash

“Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.”
Eric Thomas

“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working on it.”
Michael Jordan

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
Jim Rohn

“Positive thoughts lead to positive actions. And those actions do over time lead to positive results.”
Unknown

“The big secret in life is that there is no secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.”
Oprah Winfrey

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

“Always do your best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.”
Don Miguel Ruiz

“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
Mark Twain

“Be magnificent. Life's short. Get out there. You can do it. Everyone can do it. Everyone.”
Andy Serkis

“You can do anything you set your mind to.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett

“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it' when things are tough.”
Richard M. DeVos

“Get up every morning and remind yourself of the dreams you have and the small and big successes you have achieved throughout your life. This will remind you of your best self and set a positive tone for the rest of your day.”
Unknown

“I thought that there were two rules in life – never count the cost, and never do anything unless you can do it wholeheartedly. Now is the time to live.”
Everett Ruess

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life, think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”
Swami Vivekananda

You Can Do It Quotes to Help You Fulfill Your Dream

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”
Steve Jobs

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.”
Tim Notke

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”
Earl Nightingale

“A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
Colin Powell

“The bird dares to break the shell, then the shell breaks open and the bird can fly openly. This is the simplest principle of success. You dream, you dare and you fly.”
Israelmore Ayivor

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”
Suzy Kassem

“If your real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.”
James Allen

“If you have a dream, don't just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
Dr Roopleen

“Stop overthinking because it will only lead you into fear and inaction. Make a small start of a plan but then begin taking action on it. This is a much better use of your time than just thinking and thinking.”
Unknown

“Get out of your mind and become crazy about your future in a creative way!”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“One of the most important keys to success is having the discipline to do what you know you should do, even when you don't feel like doing it.”
Todd Smith

“Sometimes you got to push harder to get over an obstacle that’s in the path towards your dream. But you usually only have to do that for a little while at a time.”
Unknown

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.”
Henry Ford

“The strongest factor for success is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you can deserve it, believing you will get it.”
Unknown

“Life asks not merely what you can do; it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled.”
Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Don't labor forever over the question of how or if you can do it. Studies have shown that the most successful people make decisions rapidly because they are clear on their values and what they really want for their lives.”
Tony Robbins

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
Thomas Edison

“If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself.”
Brian Tracy

“I would say to always follow your dream. And dream big because my whole career, including any of the things that I've accomplished, I never thought in a million years that I would be here. So it just proves that once you believe in yourself, and you put your mind to something, you can do it.”
Simone Biles

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.”
Mark Twain

You may also find this post with quotes on kindness helpful and uplifting.

You Can Do It Quotes for Dealing with Obstacles

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein

“You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”
Rocky Balboa

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.”
Johnny Cash

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”
Barack Obama

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Michael Jordan

“No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.”
Demi Lovato

“The most important thing is to know that you can do it.”
Robert G. Allen

“It's just a matter of believing it as possible, and taking the cross cross millimetre by cross millimetre.”
Israelmore Ayivor

“Sometimes to go forward you've got to go to the depths of your own personal despair and claw yourself back. From that point, no matter what happens, you know you can do it.”
Gordon Strachan

“Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason why it will.”
Ziad K. Abdelnour

You Can Do It Quotes for Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“Whenever you feel uncomfortable, instead of retreating back into your old comfort zone, pat yourself on the back and say, “I must be growing,” and continue moving forward.”
T. Harv Eker

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
Neale Donald Walsch

“There is hope. You can do it. Start now.”
Linda Hamilton

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”
Dale Carnegie

“Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”
Dr Roopleen

“Be a go getter. Go the extra mile. Because most people won’t and that’s often what’s needed to make your dreams into reality.”
Unknown

“Stop overthinking things and spending too much time on planning. Instead, take one small step outside of your comfort zone right now to get started with the journey towards your goal.”
Unknown

“If you know you can do it – if you can already chart every day in your future – then why bother? Choose to do something you have more trouble imagining. Take a chance.”
Gina Barreca

“We always set ambitious goals in our group, and I have found that if you set your mind to it, you can do it, and sometimes all the circumstances will play in your favor.”
Ajay Piramal

Funny You Can Do It Quotes Quotes

“Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.”
Will Rogers

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.”
Joe Girard

“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.”
Langston Coleman

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”
Mark Twain

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, love like you'll never be hurt, sing like there's nobody listening, and live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

“Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.”
Billie Burke

“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.”
Kyle Chandler

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.”
Betty Reese

If you found these you can do it quotes helpful then be sure to share them with friends and family on social media or via email.

Want even more inspirational quotes? Check out this post with quotes about loving yourself and also this one with you got this quotes.

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  • Kathie Heuer

    Thank you for your quotes.. They helped me to get up and get.moving. God Bless.

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