Driven Sayings and Quotes

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

It is far better to put away fear than to be driven by it.     

Alison Croggon

Be driven, be focused, but enjoy every moment, because it only happens once.     

Alicia Keys

You have to be driven. You have to be focused. You have to be aware.     

Thomas Keller

Conceit is vanity driven from all other shifts, and forced to appeal to itself for admiration.     

William Hazlitt

Every driven person comes from a mountain of pain they wish to keep hidden.     

Chris Colfer

Be a leader who is driven by purpose but not by position or power.     

Debasish Mridha

Remembrance is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away.     

Charles Francis Richter

Status-driven, conspicuous consumption thrives from the language of novelty.     

Tim Jackson

Either we are running ‘from' what we fear, or running ‘to' what we fear. The former is a choice driven by fear, the latter is an action inspired by it.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Productivity is driven at the enterprise level. Better wages, better performing workplaces, are driven at the workplace level.     

Bill Shorten

Men are driven by two principal impulses, either by love or by fear.     

Niccolo Machiavelli

We were driven off like rats in five minutes.     

Roger Sherman

Through a policy driven approach we have wage a war against poverty and we are confident we will win this war.     

Narendra Modi

To be honest, once you've driven around for about five, 10 laps, you don't notice a difference.     

Danica Patrick

If you're really driven and you want something deep, hard enough in life, you're going to get it.     

Robert Greene

Man has been driven out of the paradise in which he could trust his instincts.     

Konrad Lorenz

Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked of children.     

Richard Henry Dana, Sr.

Be driven with purpose. Be relentless in your alignment with excellence. Pay no mind to the disimpassioned impotent haters.     

Steve Maraboli

We try to be driven by what's a good story, what's truthful, and the drama of what happens next.     

Laura Innes

Humans are driven by a perpetual and restless desire of power.     

Thomas Hobbes

One thought driven home is better than three left on base.     

James Liter

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason.     

Edward R. Murrow

Human progress has always been driven by a sense of adventure and unconventional thinking.     

Andre Geim

We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.     

Murray Gell-Mann

If someone tells you it can't be done. Smile and humbly agree. Then go back and work so hard that you can prove them wrong equally as fast.     

Avijeet Das

The virtuous man is driven by responsibility, the non-virtuous man is driven by profit.     


If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.     

B C Forbes

The stuff that works best is driven by passion rather than dollars.     

Craig Newmark

Nobody is driven by abstractions like 'seeking truth.     

ichael Crichton

We are finally driven to monogamy not by morality but by exhaustion.     

Erica Jong

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.     

William Glasser

Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.     

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Imagination is what has driven human progress since very early times.     

Barbara Hambly