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. Confucius
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
Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension of notions too general for its existing language. Alfred North Whitehead
A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results. B. C. Forbes
We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end. Blaise Pascal
Because of impatience we were driven out [of Paradise]; because of impatience we cannot return. Franz Kafka
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience. Hyman Rickover
As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape. John Lancaster Spalding
And yet is not mankind itself, pushing on its blind way, driven by a dream of its greatness and its power upon the dark paths of excessive cruelty and of excessive devotion. And what is the pursuit of truth, after all? Joseph Conrad
Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are. Nancy Lopez
Procrastination can be driven from your personality through the simple technique of constantly commanding yourself to get into action and then obeying that command immediately. Og Mandino
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own. Peter Jennings
I have always been driven to buck the system, to innovate, to take things beyond where they've been. Sam Walton
Freedom of thought and the right of private judgment, in matters of conscience, driven from every other corner of the earth, direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum. Samuel Adams
Devils can be driven out of the heart by the touch of a hand on a hand, or a mouth on a mouth. Tennessee Williams
Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, Curtain round the vault of heaven. Thomas Love Peacock
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. Thomas Moore
A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it. William Frederick Book