Last Updated Aug 25, 2011 8:15 PM EDT
However, I believe that motivational videos are even more effective because they communicate through both your eyes and your ears. Here are the ten best motivational videos of all time, in my opinion. Nine are serious; one is funny. Watch all ten and I guarantee that you'll be massively more motivated to succeed than you were before you started.
Here's the first, which hopefully will get you motivated to watch the rest. There's a poll on the final page to vote for your favorite.