Learn Top 10 Motivational & Inspirational Motivational Korean Quotes

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Hello Junkies!

Looking for a bit of inspiration and motivation in between learning Korean? You’re at the right place. Everyone needs an extra push.

Even I do.

Here are the Top 10 Motivational & Inspirational Korean Quotes taken from KoreanClass101. They are not of Korean origin, but translated from English. All so you get a boost of inspiration and learn some Korean along the way. While you read, try to do these things for yourself:

  • Definitely print this page out for proper and consistent review.
  • Do you have any favorites quotes? Leave me a comment below!
  • Free audio lesson at the bottom for people that want to learn Korean

Let’s start. Keep reading on!

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Learn the Top 10 inspirational Korean Quotes

1. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

– Confucius

  •  멈추지 말고 계속 해나가기만 한다면 늦어도 상관없다.
  • Meomchuji malgo gyesok haenagagiman handamyeon neujeodo sanggwaneopda.

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This is one of my favorites and it definitely applies to learning Korean. As long as you keep going, you will master the language.

2. There are no short cuts to any place worth going.

– Beverly Sills

  •  어디든 가치가 있는 곳으로 가려면 지름길은 없다.
  • Eodideun gachiga inneun goseuro garyeomyeon jireumgireun eopda.

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3. Be the change you want to see in the world.

– Mahatma Ghandi

  • 세상에서 보고싶은 변화가 있다면 당신 스스로 그 변화가 되어라.
  • Sesangeseo bogosipeun byeonhwaga itdamyeon dangsin seuseuro geu byeonhwaga doeeora.

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4. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

– Abraham Lincoln

  • 성공에 대한 의지를 품는 것은 무엇보다 중요하다. 성공에 대한 의지를 품는 것은 무엇보다 중요하다.
  • Seonggonge daehan uijireul pumneun geoseun mueotboda jungyohada.

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5. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

– Wayne Gretzky

  • 치지 않은 공은 100% 골인되지 않는다.
    Chiji aneun gongeun baekpeuro gorindoeji anneunda.

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6. The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that is it too low and we reach it.

– Michaelangelo

  • 대부분의 사람들에게 있어 가장 위험한 일은 목표를 너무 높게 잡아서 그것을 이루지 못하는 것이 아니라 목표를 너무 낮게 잡아서 그것을 달성해 버리는 것이다. 대부분의 사람들에게 있어 가장 위험한 일은 목표를 너무 높게 잡아서 그것을 이루지 못하는 것이 아니라 목표를 너무 낮게 잡아서 그것을 달성해 버리는 것이다.
  • Daebubunui saramdeurege itseo gajang wiheomhan ireun mokpyoreul neomu nopge jabaseo geugeoseul iruji motaneun geosi anira mokpyoreul neomu natge jabaseo geugeoseul dalseonghae beorineun geosida.

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Yes, the picture is indeed missing the romaji. However, it would’ve been one giant picture filled with words.

7. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

– Chinese Proverb

  • 나무를 심는데 가장 좋았던 때는 20년 전이었다. 두 번째로 좋은 때는 지금이다.
  • Namureul simneunde gajang joatdeon ttaeneun isipnyeon jeonieotda. Du beonjjaero joeun ttaeneun jigeumida.

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8. You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

– Christopher Columbus

  • 해안이 보이지 않는 것을 이겨낼 용기가 없다면 절대로 바다를 건널 수 없다. 해안이 보이지 않는 것을 이겨낼 용기가 없다면 절대로 바다를 건널 수 없다.
  • Haeani boiji anneun geoseul igyeonael yonggiga eopdamyeon jeoldaero badareul geonneol su eopda.

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9. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

– Napoleon Hill

  • 꿈을 꾸고 믿을 수 있다면 이룰 수도 있다. 꿈을 꾸고 믿을 수 있다면 이룰 수도 있다.
  • Kkumeul kkugo mideul su itdamyeon irul sudo itda.

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10. Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

– Dalai Lama

  • 행복은 이미 완성된 것이 아니라, 당신의 행동으로부터 오는 것이다.행복은 이미 완성된 것이 아니라, 당신의 행동으로부터 오는 것이다.
  • Haengbogeun imi wanseongdoen geosi anira, dangsinui haengdongeurobuteo oneun geosida.

inspirational korean phrases

Now you know a few inspirational Korean quotes.

This is just the first part!

Remember: Motivation can be built up and sustained over a long period of time to help you succeed. I hope this article did something. But of course, as all articles and reading and listening goes – it’s one thing to read/hear it…

…it’s another thing to do. So, I truly hope you “do.”

Do you want more quotes mixed with Korean like this?

Do you have any favorite inspirational Korean quotes of your own? Yes, you, reader!

Leave me a comment down below!

Also if you’re interested in learning Korean, you can listen to this Korean Lesson by KoreanClass101 that I mentioned above.

  • Korean for Absolute Beginners – Lesson #1

Just press the play button on the player below to listen. If you want to read along, be sure to visit them at the link above.

– The Main Junkie

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