10 Quotes To Motivate You This Week

Every so often we find ourselves in need of a little extra motivation. 

Words from those you admire can do wonders for the psyche and they offer encouragement during the (sometimes arduous) journey towards your goals. They put the current struggle into perspective and help you focus on the big picture -- the greater accomplishment you are working towards that is only achieved by going through the daily grind.

For this week, we've collected 10 quotes that are motivating us and, we hope, help encourage you towards your aspirations.


Pro Tip:  

We like to keep a notebook full of quotes that inspire us so that we can always refer back to them. In our case, we use Evernote to keep things neat, tidy, and readily available wherever we may be.


The Quotes:


1) “He who thinks he can, and he who thinks he can't, are both right.” - Confucius
2) “I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” - Muhammad Ali




4) “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” - Theodore Roosevelt


5) “I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
6) “Enthusiasm, if fueled by inspiration and perseverance, travels with passion and its destination is excellence.” - Napoleon Hill




8) “Hope is a waking dream.” - Aristotle
9) “There is a giant asleep within every man. When the giant awakes, miracles happen.” - Frederick Schiller Faust




What Motivates You?

What are the quotes that motivate you? Where do you go for encouragement to keep pushing forward towards your goals and aspirations?


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