Uplifting, funny, true… here are 20 quotes guaranteed to give you that metaphorical kick up the arse all of us need sometimes. GTB is here to kick you with productive and inspiring words. In the MIND.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.
If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
William E. Barrett
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
You’ll be fine. You’re 25. Feeling [unsure] and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. Take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
Thomas A. Edison
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
Always listen to the experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done and why. Then do it.
Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
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