„I have discovered motives, my own and everyone else's, to be impenetrable.“

—  Alex Miller, The Ancestor Game (1992), Page 264.

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„I have read it with the deepest appreciation of Mr. Herron's singular insight into all the elements of a complicated situation and into my own motives and purposes.“

—  Woodrow Wilson American politician, 28th president of the United States (in office from 1913 to 1921) 1856 - 1924
1910s, Letter to Mitchell Kennerley about the book Woodrow Wilson and the World's Peace, October 1, 1917 https://books.google.com/books?id=Gr6atcdK37EC&pg=PA123 https://books.google.com/books?id=2BL2AwAAQBAJ&pg=PA2383

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„I've reached the pinnacle of my career. I just feel that I don't have anything else to prove. When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense of 'to prove something' as a basketball player, it's time for me to move away from the game of basketball.“

—  Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963
Announcing his retirement from the Bulls (1993-10-06) Classic NBA Quotes: Michael Jordan, 2006-11-24, NBA Encyclopedia, NBA Media Ventures http://www.nba.com/history/Classic_NBA_Quotes_Jordan.html,

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„One cannot live without motives. I have no motives left, and I am living.“

—  Emil M. Cioran Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995
The Trouble With Being Born (1973)

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„I always have motives, but I forget them.“

—  Michelangelo Antonioni Italian film director and screenwriter 1912 - 2007
Encountering Directors interview (1969), Context: It's very difficult to explain what I do. It is much more instinctive than you realize; much, much more. … the reasons that make me interested in a subject are, how shall I say, fickle. Many times I have chosen, among three stories, one for reasons that are entirely accidental: I get up and think this one will be stupendous because the night before I had a certain dream. Or perhaps I put it better by saying that I had found inside myself reasons why this particular story seems more valid. … I always have motives, but I forget them.

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„I am staying on in Geneva, this charming city. With each step I discover delightful motives. How pleasant it is to work here. And the light is just the way I like it, full of delicate nuances.“

—  Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot French landscape painter and printmaker in etching 1796 - 1875
1820 - 1850, Quote in a letter to his friend, the painter Paul Tavernier, Geneva, July 1842; ; as quoted in 'Corot', Gary Tinterow, Michael Pantazzi, Vincent Pomarède - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France), National Gallery of Canada, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), 1996, p. 136

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„I like my players to be married and in debt. That's the way you motivate them.“

—  Ernie Banks American baseball player and coach 1931 - 2015
The New York Times (April 11, 1976).

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„Since I love what I do, I do it vigorously and I do it better. Because I inject it with enthusiasm and passion, it doesn't feel like work. My passion spills over to everyone around me and motivates them to do their very best.“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
2000s, Trump 101 The Way to Success https://books.google.com/books?id=uuR61zcvMTgC&pg=PA1&lpg=PA1&dq=%22since+I+LOVE+WHAT+I+DO,+I+DO+IT+VIGOROUSLY%22&source=bl&ots=ko6GrZPr-e&sig=x3zLQ1fWbNJIrx-7M0CzI-zPljg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjuncTq2OvRAhXCLMAKHTzHDNwQ6AEIGjAA#v=onepage&q=%22since%20I%20LOVE%20WHAT%20I%20DO%2C%20I%20DO%20IT%20VIGOROUSLY%22&f=false (2007), p. 1

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„Haters are my motivators“

—  Ellen DeGeneres American stand-up comedian, television host, and actress 1958

„Honestly, my number-one motivation is my family.“

—  Javon Ringer All-American college football player, professional football player, running back 1987
Quoted at Ringer23.com (undated) http://www.ringer23.com/quotes.htm

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