21 Best Motivational Videos For Life

Micheal Jordan, Steve Jobs & Les Brown

Do you need motivation to reignite your fire?

To live the life you are capable of living?

But it’s hard for you to get up and do the work?

Then you are in luck.

Here are my favorite motivational videos that are available on YouTube right now.

Watch these 23 motivational videos to get motivated to do what you need to do!

Not only do what you want to do. Do what you need to do.

Do what’s hard now to live like a king in the future. There is no secret to success, but hard work!

Let’s start…

I am a champion – the greatest speech ever

Watch this clip on full volume and say: I AM A CHAMPION!



Be sold on!

I still have a soul (HBO Boxing)

What do you do to be successful?

Do you have to hit rock bottom before you finally act and get what you want in life?

Al Pacino “Inches” Speech, Any Given Sunday (1999)

The inches are everywhere.

Are you willing to fight for every inch?

Do you claw with your fingernails for that inch?

How bad do you want it?

Michael Jordan ‘Maybe It’s My Fault’ Commercial

Are you making excuses? Stop and get your life together!

It’s time to take responsibility for your life!


Do you have tomorrow?

Today is not just one of many.

Do what you need to do today. Right now!

Make the time! Be disciplined to work for what you want!


Keep looking. Don’t settle.

If today is the last day of your life, would you do what you are about to do today?

Elon Musk On Risk

Are you pumped up and ready to take on the world and bet on you and your dream?

Bet on you! And work your ass off!

Kill the Quitter Instinct – Jocko Willink

Kill your quitter instinct.

Do it now!

Remember: Quitters never win and winners never quit!

For more from Jocko Willink watch: What Discipline Really Means

Felix Dennis – Words Of Wisdom – Can You Get Rich?

So can you get rich?

If you want to get rich you should definitely check out Felix Dennis book: How to Get Rich: One of the World’s Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets.

Famous Failures

Did someone ever put you down? Or did you get rejected? Watch this motivational video!

Gattaca – Never saved anything for the swim back

“You wanna know how I did it? This is how I did it Anton: I never saved anything for the swim back.”

What do you save for the swim back? What do you save for plan B?

Give it your all from now on. Make your dreams a priority!

Just Do It by Art Williams

One of the classics by Art Williams.

Just do it and do it and do it and do it!

Shia LaBeouf “Just Do It” Motivational Speech

The same message delivered in a different and unique way. Just do it.

A 5 Minute Plea To Do

Do, do, do!

Why are you still watching these videos? Get up and do what you have to do!

Now. Do it now!

Arnold Schwarzenegger Be Different Motivational Video

The man, the myth, the legend. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his message to be different. Are you different or an average joe?

Be different and get what you want!

Arnold Schwarzenegger – Gym Motivation – Motivational Speech

Don’t want to work out? Watch this video!

What is your vision? What is your goal?

Why do you want to work out?

Rocky Balboa (2006) – Inspirational Speech

The mother of all motivational videos: “You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”

The Amazing Success Story Of Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone’s story might be the only thing that’s more impressive than all Rocky Movies combined. Told by the great Tony Robbins.

Eric Thomas | Motivational Speech | How Bad Do You Want It?

“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful!”

Do you even want to be successful?

What did you do today to achieve what you want to do?

Les Brown – It’s possible

As Les Brown says it best: It’s possible!

Believe in you and your dream.

If you doubt yourself and your dream, rewatch this video again and again.

Extra: George Carlin Motivation

The master of comedy might say it best: “Either you want to do something or you don’t.”

Or as Elon Musk said: “If you need inspiring words, don’t do it.”

What’s your favorite motivational video?

Share your favorite motivational video with me per mail.

I am always looking to include more videos.


  1. As if you could read my mind, just what I needed to start my day. Some motivation by the greats. Sly’s story is just amazing.

  2. Great list. Only guys that are missing are Zig Ziglar or Jim Rohn. Or Earl nightingale.
    I loved the audio by Felix Dennis.