Motivational Shayari

Life would be lusterless and shorn of meaning if there was no motivation. Motivation keeps us going and makes life meaningful and worth living. We have made a selection of motivational poetry that fill us with positive spirit and inspire us to live life enthusiastically.

aur bhī dukh haiñ zamāne meñ mohabbat ke sivā

rāhateñ aur bhī haiñ vasl rāhat ke sivā

sorrows other than love's longing does this life provide

comforts other than a lover's union too abide

aur bhi dukh hain zamane mein mohabbat ke siwa

rahaten aur bhi hain wasl ki rahat ke siwa

sorrows other than love's longing does this life provide

comforts other than a lover's union too abide

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

aur bhī dukh haiñ zamāne meñ mohabbat ke sivā

rāhateñ aur bhī haiñ vasl rāhat ke sivā

sorrows other than love's longing does this life provide

comforts other than a lover's union too abide

aur bhi dukh hain zamane mein mohabbat ke siwa

rahaten aur bhi hain wasl ki rahat ke siwa

sorrows other than love's longing does this life provide

comforts other than a lover's union too abide

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

dil nā-umīd to nahīñ nākām to hai

lambī hai ġham shaam magar shaam to hai

dil na-umid to nahin nakaam hi to hai

lambi hai gham ki sham magar sham hi to hai

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

dil nā-umīd to nahīñ nākām to hai

lambī hai ġham shaam magar shaam to hai

dil na-umid to nahin nakaam hi to hai

lambi hai gham ki sham magar sham hi to hai

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

ḳhudī ko kar buland itnā ki har taqdīr se pahle

ḳhudā bande se ḳhud pūchhe batā terī razā kyā hai

KHudi ko kar buland itna ki har taqdir se pahle

KHuda bande se KHud puchhe bata teri raza kya hai

Allama Iqbal

ḳhudī ko kar buland itnā ki har taqdīr se pahle

ḳhudā bande se ḳhud pūchhe batā terī razā kyā hai

KHudi ko kar buland itna ki har taqdir se pahle

KHuda bande se KHud puchhe bata teri raza kya hai

Allama Iqbal

sitāroñ se aage jahāñ aur bhī haiñ

abhī ishq ke imtihāñ aur bhī haiñ

sitaron se aage jahan aur bhi hain

abhi ishq ke imtihan aur bhi hain

Allama Iqbal

sitāroñ se aage jahāñ aur bhī haiñ

abhī ishq ke imtihāñ aur bhī haiñ

sitaron se aage jahan aur bhi hain

abhi ishq ke imtihan aur bhi hain

Allama Iqbal

maiñ akelā chalā thā jānib-e-manzil magar

log saath aate ga.e aur kārvāñ bantā gayā

main akela hi chala tha jaanib-e-manzil magar

log sath aate gae aur karwan banta gaya

Majrooh Sultanpuri

maiñ akelā chalā thā jānib-e-manzil magar

log saath aate ga.e aur kārvāñ bantā gayā

main akela hi chala tha jaanib-e-manzil magar

log sath aate gae aur karwan banta gaya

Majrooh Sultanpuri

vo afsāna jise anjām tak laanā na ho mumkin

use ik ḳhūb-sūrat moḌ de kar chhoḌnā achchhā

wo afsana jise anjam tak lana na ho mumkin

use ek KHub-surat moD de kar chhoDna achchha

Sahir Ludhianvi

vo afsāna jise anjām tak laanā na ho mumkin

use ik ḳhūb-sūrat moḌ de kar chhoḌnā achchhā

wo afsana jise anjam tak lana na ho mumkin

use ek KHub-surat moD de kar chhoDna achchha

Sahir Ludhianvi

jahāñ rahegā vahīñ raushnī luTā.egā

kisī charāġh apnā makāñ nahīñ hotā

jahan rahega wahin raushni luTaega

kisi charagh ka apna makan nahin hota

Waseem Barelvi

jahāñ rahegā vahīñ raushnī luTā.egā

kisī charāġh apnā makāñ nahīñ hotā

jahan rahega wahin raushni luTaega

kisi charagh ka apna makan nahin hota

Waseem Barelvi

ham ko miTā sake ye zamāne meñ dam nahīñ

ham se zamāna ḳhud hai zamāne se ham nahīñ

hum ko miTa sake ye zamane mein dam nahin

hum se zamana KHud hai zamane se hum nahin

Jigar Moradabadi

ham ko miTā sake ye zamāne meñ dam nahīñ

ham se zamāna ḳhud hai zamāne se ham nahīñ

hum ko miTa sake ye zamane mein dam nahin

hum se zamana KHud hai zamane se hum nahin

Jigar Moradabadi

dushmanī jam kar karo lekin ye gunjā.ish rahe

jab kabhī ham dost ho jaa.eñ to sharminda na hoñ

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

dushmani jam kar karo lekin ye gunjaish rahe

jab kabhi hum dost ho jaen to sharminda na hon

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

Bashir Badr

dushmanī jam kar karo lekin ye gunjā.ish rahe

jab kabhī ham dost ho jaa.eñ to sharminda na hoñ

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

dushmani jam kar karo lekin ye gunjaish rahe

jab kabhi hum dost ho jaen to sharminda na hon

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

Bashir Badr

kashtiyāñ sab kināre pe pahuñch jaatī haiñ

nāḳhudā jin nahīñ un ḳhudā hotā hai

kashtiyan sab ki kinare pe pahunch jati hain

naKHuda jin ka nahin un ka KHuda hota hai

Ameer Minai

kashtiyāñ sab kināre pe pahuñch jaatī haiñ

nāḳhudā jin nahīñ un ḳhudā hotā hai

kashtiyan sab ki kinare pe pahunch jati hain

naKHuda jin ka nahin un ka KHuda hota hai

Ameer Minai

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tāb dekhne ke liye

ki niiñd shart nahīñ ḳhvāb dekhne ke liye

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tab dekhne ke liye

ki nind shart nahin KHwab dekhne ke liye

Irfan Siddiqi

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tāb dekhne ke liye

ki niiñd shart nahīñ ḳhvāb dekhne ke liye

uTho ye manzar-e-shab-tab dekhne ke liye

ki nind shart nahin KHwab dekhne ke liye

Irfan Siddiqi

na ham-safar na kisī ham-nashīñ se niklegā

hamāre paañv kāñTā hamīñ se niklegā

na ham-safar na kisi ham-nashin se niklega

hamare panw ka kanTa hamin se niklega

Rahat Indori

na ham-safar na kisī ham-nashīñ se niklegā

hamāre paañv kāñTā hamīñ se niklegā

na ham-safar na kisi ham-nashin se niklega

hamare panw ka kanTa hamin se niklega

Rahat Indori

dhuup meñ niklo ghaTāoñ meñ nahā kar dekho

zindagī kyā hai kitāboñ ko haTā kar dekho

dhup mein niklo ghaTaon mein naha kar dekho

zindagi kya hai kitabon ko haTa kar dekho

Nida Fazli

dhuup meñ niklo ghaTāoñ meñ nahā kar dekho

zindagī kyā hai kitāboñ ko haTā kar dekho

dhup mein niklo ghaTaon mein naha kar dekho

zindagi kya hai kitabon ko haTa kar dekho

Nida Fazli

mire junūñ natīja zarūr niklegā

isī siyāh samundar se nuur niklegā

mere junun ka natija zarur niklega

isi siyah samundar se nur niklega

Ameer Qazalbash

mire junūñ natīja zarūr niklegā

isī siyāh samundar se nuur niklegā

mere junun ka natija zarur niklega

isi siyah samundar se nur niklega

Ameer Qazalbash

kaise ākāsh meñ sūrāḳh nahīñ ho saktā

ek patthar to tabī.at se uchhālo yaaro

kaise aakash mein suraKH nahin ho sakta

ek patthar to tabiat se uchhaalo yaro

Dushyant Kumar

kaise ākāsh meñ sūrāḳh nahīñ ho saktā

ek patthar to tabī.at se uchhālo yaaro

kaise aakash mein suraKH nahin ho sakta

ek patthar to tabiat se uchhaalo yaro

Dushyant Kumar

shāhīñ hai parvāz hai kaam terā

tire sāmne āsmāñ aur bhī haiñ

tu shahin hai parwaz hai kaam tera

tere samne aasman aur bhi hain

Allama Iqbal

shāhīñ hai parvāz hai kaam terā

tire sāmne āsmāñ aur bhī haiñ

tu shahin hai parwaz hai kaam tera

tere samne aasman aur bhi hain

Allama Iqbal

hazār barq gire laakh āñdhiyāñ uTTheñ

vo phuul khil ke raheñge jo khilne vaale haiñ

hazar barq gire lakh aandhiyan uTThen

wo phul khil ke rahenge jo khilne wale hain

Sahir Ludhianvi

hazār barq gire laakh āñdhiyāñ uTTheñ

vo phuul khil ke raheñge jo khilne vaale haiñ

hazar barq gire lakh aandhiyan uTThen

wo phul khil ke rahenge jo khilne wale hain

Sahir Ludhianvi

bachchoñ ke chhoTe hāthoñ ko chāñd sitāre chhūne do

chaar kitābeñ paḌh kar ye bhī ham jaise ho jā.eñge

let the hands of innocents reach out for stars and moon

with education they'd become like us so very soon

bachchon ke chhoTe hathon ko chand sitare chhune do

chaar kitaben paDh kar ye bhi hum jaise ho jaenge

let the hands of innocents reach out for stars and moon

with education they'd become like us so very soon

Nida Fazli

bachchoñ ke chhoTe hāthoñ ko chāñd sitāre chhūne do

chaar kitābeñ paḌh kar ye bhī ham jaise ho jā.eñge

let the hands of innocents reach out for stars and moon

with education they'd become like us so very soon

bachchon ke chhoTe hathon ko chand sitare chhune do

chaar kitaben paDh kar ye bhi hum jaise ho jaenge

let the hands of innocents reach out for stars and moon

with education they'd become like us so very soon

Nida Fazli

tire māthe pe ye āñchal bahut ḳhuub hai lekin

is āñchal se ik parcham banā letī to achchhā thā

tere mathe pe ye aanchal bahut hi KHub hai lekin

tu is aanchal se ek parcham bana leti to achchha tha

Asrarul Haq Majaz

tire māthe pe ye āñchal bahut ḳhuub hai lekin

is āñchal se ik parcham banā letī to achchhā thā

tere mathe pe ye aanchal bahut hi KHub hai lekin

tu is aanchal se ek parcham bana leti to achchha tha

Asrarul Haq Majaz

ghar se masjid hai bahut duur chalo yuuñ kar leñ

kisī rote hue bachche ko hañsāyā jaa.e

the mosques too far so for a while

some weeping child, let us make smile

ghar se masjid hai bahut dur chalo yun kar len

kisi rote hue bachche ko hansaya jae

the mosques too far so for a while

some weeping child, let us make smile

Nida Fazli

ghar se masjid hai bahut duur chalo yuuñ kar leñ

kisī rote hue bachche ko hañsāyā jaa.e

the mosques too far so for a while

some weeping child, let us make smile

ghar se masjid hai bahut dur chalo yun kar len

kisi rote hue bachche ko hansaya jae

the mosques too far so for a while

some weeping child, let us make smile

Nida Fazli

hayāt le ke chalo kā.enāt le ke chalo

chalo to saare zamāne ko saath le ke chalo

hayat le ke chalo kaenat le ke chalo

chalo to sare zamane ko sath le ke chalo

Makhdoom Mohiuddin

hayāt le ke chalo kā.enāt le ke chalo

chalo to saare zamāne ko saath le ke chalo

hayat le ke chalo kaenat le ke chalo

chalo to sare zamane ko sath le ke chalo

Makhdoom Mohiuddin

rāsta sochte rahne se kidhar bantā hai

sar meñ saudā ho to dīvār meñ dar bantā hai

rasta sochte rahne se kidhar banta hai

sar mein sauda ho to diwar mein dar banta hai

Jaleel 'Aali'

rāsta sochte rahne se kidhar bantā hai

sar meñ saudā ho to dīvār meñ dar bantā hai

rasta sochte rahne se kidhar banta hai

sar mein sauda ho to diwar mein dar banta hai

Jaleel 'Aali'

rañj se ḳhūgar huā insāñ to miT jaatā hai rañj

mushkileñ mujh par paḌīñ itnī ki āsāñ ho ga.iiñ

ranj se KHugar hua insan to miT jata hai ranj

mushkilen mujh par paDin itni ki aasan ho gain

Mirza Ghalib

rañj se ḳhūgar huā insāñ to miT jaatā hai rañj

mushkileñ mujh par paḌīñ itnī ki āsāñ ho ga.iiñ

ranj se KHugar hua insan to miT jata hai ranj

mushkilen mujh par paDin itni ki aasan ho gain

Mirza Ghalib

DhūñD ujḌe hue logoñ meñ vafā ke motī

ye ḳhazāne tujhe mumkin hai ḳharāboñ meñ mileñ

seek ye pearls of faithfulness in those lost and drowned

it well could be these treasures in wastelands do abound

DhunD ujDe hue logon mein wafa ke moti

ye KHazane tujhe mumkin hai KHarabon mein milen

seek ye pearls of faithfulness in those lost and drowned

it well could be these treasures in wastelands do abound

Ahmad Faraz

DhūñD ujḌe hue logoñ meñ vafā ke motī

ye ḳhazāne tujhe mumkin hai ḳharāboñ meñ mileñ

seek ye pearls of faithfulness in those lost and drowned

it well could be these treasures in wastelands do abound

DhunD ujDe hue logon mein wafa ke moti

ye KHazane tujhe mumkin hai KHarabon mein milen

seek ye pearls of faithfulness in those lost and drowned

it well could be these treasures in wastelands do abound

Ahmad Faraz

jo tūfānoñ meñ palte rahe haiñ

vahī duniyā badalte rahe haiñ

jo tufanon mein palte ja rahe hain

wahi duniya badalte ja rahe hain

Jigar Moradabadi

jo tūfānoñ meñ palte rahe haiñ

vahī duniyā badalte rahe haiñ

jo tufanon mein palte ja rahe hain

wahi duniya badalte ja rahe hain

Jigar Moradabadi