Happy new week lovely readers! Let's begin this week with an inspirational uplift. Shall we?
Do you dread going to work on Mondays? Does the thought of beginning another "hectic" week makes you sick to your stomach? The good news is you are not alone! This happens to the best of us. For your reading pleasure, I have put together a list of super-inspiring words and awesome insights from people with great mindsets and ideas. Hope you find strength/motivation in some of these quotes. Enjoy!
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit" - Aristotle
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." - Harriet Tubman
"We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails." - Dolly Parton
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need." - Voltaire
"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur C. Clarke
"Pleasure on the job puts perfection in the work." - Aristotle
"If you want to succeed in the world, you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find the seventh wave is long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence." - John B. Gough
"Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind." - Leonardo da Vinci
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein
"At the counter of success, there are no bargains. A price has to be paid, and paid in full." - Unknown
"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out." - Art Linkletter
"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eyes." - Mary Shelley
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other." - Abraham Lincoln
"Opportunities is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas A. Edison
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all." - Sam Ewing
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life that you have imagined." - Henry David Thoreau
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." - Marin Luther King, Jr.
Do you have a favorite quote that gets you through tough times? Share it in the comment box, I'd love to read them