It doesn’t matter where you are or what you do, when life brings you down you’ll need someone to lift you back up. Even if it is just with words. Here are some quotes with a bit of humor attached. Let them help you to get your motivation back on track.
Let’s face it. Life is hard and often unpredictable. Things can go wrong and burst your dreams. Or, maybe life is treating you okay, in general, but you are stuck in the moment.
You want to do more with your life, but you don’t have enough confidence. Often our job can bring us down. Endless hours, stuck in a rut. No matter what it is that brings your motivational drive to a squeaking halt, the following quotes can help you to get it back into gear. And… put that smile back on your face. To remind you why it is important to stay motivated:
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. ~ Zig Ziglar
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. ~ Jack London
Quotes to tackle your work life
Going to work often presents a different challenge every day. More often than not we need motivation to get up in the morning to start another day at work. Have you thought about getting another job? One that is less stressful, allows you more time with friends and family? You want to do something you love, but you are lacking the courage to make that big change? Whatever it is that keeps you from doing your best, these quotes should motivate you to take that extra step.
“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” ~ Satchel Paige
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ~ Confucius
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” ~ Dalai Lama
“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’til it gets there.” ~ Josh Billings
Be persistent like this heroic cat who refused to give up until his meows were heard.
Never be afraid to fail
What keeps us the most from achieving our goals, or to start a new project? It is the fear of failure. Let these quotes help you to shake off that fear.
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde
“Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.” ~ Napoleon Hill
“It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.” ~ Roy T. Bennett
“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.” ~ Robert Benchley
Quotes that help you with fitness and health
Oh, I know I struggle with this a lot. I have good intentions of hitting the gym, to start jogging, or at the very least take a long walk every day. Or trying to change my diet, because to stay healthy you also have to eat healthy. If only “healthy” would taste better or be more filling. I usually get stuck in the starting phase of things, because…. millions of excuses that I use to justify myself. Are struggling to get past the starting point? You don’t see the results you were hoping for not fast enough?
“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~ Confucius
“Goal setting is similar to traveling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its address.” ~ Thomas Abreu
“If you fall, I’ll always be there.” ~ The Floor
“Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body.” ~ Martin Meadows
“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.” ~ Dave Barry
“Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.” ~ Martina Navratilova
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