Ten Inspirational Quotes That I Love!
Updated: Dec 4, 2020
When you're in need of a pep talk.. here's some inspirational quotes that really struck a chord with me.
1) The Power of Thought:
"Your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, and your actions dictate your destiny"
- various; Ben Bergeron, Chasing Excellence (book)
2) Real Talk
"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got"
3) The Journey
"If you don't like the journey you're on, the destination isn't going to make you happy"
- Katrin Davidsdottir
4) Harnessing the power of negative thinking
"...goal setting doesn't have to be about aspiring to what you want to be, so much as putting an end to what you don't want to be"
- Sarah Knight, Get Your Sh*t Together
5) Sparking Change
"If you don't like where you are, make your today a tomorrow to be proud of"
- Ollie Ollerton, Battle Ready
"This is not that bad. There are people dealing with horrific things right now ... zoom out a little bit ... realise how grateful you are. Put perspective to your challenges."
- Ben Bergeron, Chasing Excellence (podcast)
7) The Process
"Be crystal clear about what you want, but be flexible about how you get there. Nobody can predict the future and you have to be adaptable to circumstances if they change. I see the mountain top in the distance, but between me and the mountain there's an expanse of fog. I don't know how I'll get through it but I'll be able to figure it out along the way."
- James Clear
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see"
- Henry David Thoreau
"Imagine you're a glass of apple juice, every time you try to imitate or be like someone else you're adding an ice cube to your glass. Eventually you'll be so diluted you won't seem like apple juice anymore.."
- Marlon Woods
10) Be the change
"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness"
- proverb; Eleanor Roosevelt