Morale Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old morale quotes, morale sayings, and morale proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.     

Norman Vincent Peale

It's just a morale thing. The other names have been kicking around so long. It's much more about trying to keep focused and keep some excitement around where they are going.     

Michael Cherry

Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope.     

George C. Marshall

Morale and attitude are fundamentals to success.     

Bud Wilkinson

Morale and attitude are the fundamental ingredients to success.     

Bud Wilkinson

Morale is when your hands and feet keep on working when your head says it can't be done.     

Benjamin Morrell

Keep your morale high, in spite of setbacks. At the end you are bound to succeed.     

Dhirubhai Ambani

Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly.     

Herman Kahn

Watching something grow is good for morale. It helps us believe in life.     

Myron Kaufmann

Morale is faith in the man at the top.     

Albert S. Johnstone

These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.     

Major Taylor

Morale is not a single instinct. It has many ingredients. A sense of personal responsibility, the natural courage of an individual, the amount of his acquired self-discipline and above all his interest in others these together make up the spirit of morale.     

Phyllis Bottome

Morale is the greatest single factor in successful wars.     

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Orderly discipline and morale within an army was the responsibility of the Division Commander.     

Iwane Matsui

Morale is boosted to high highs by accomplishment. In fact, it can be demonstrated that production is the basis of morale.     

L. Ron Hubbard

Morale still seems reasonably high and, while the desertion rate has risen, it is still limited to those who can walk.     

Woody Allen

Morale is good; troops are confident; leaders are capable.     

John Abizaid

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.     

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Morale and attitude are the fundamentals to success.     

Bud Wilkinson

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you cant find in an army without morale.     

Jalal Talabani

If you are confident you have done everything possible to prepare yourself, then there is nothing to fear.     

Michael Jordan

Having your work honored nationally is a great morale booster.     

Ellen Gilchrist

Morale in an organization does not mean that a people get along together; the test is performance not conformance.     

Peter Drucker

Morale is self-esteem in action     

Avery Weisman