Published September 17, 2017
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Now that summer is over, many of us are slowly accepting that fall is officially here. So we can all do with a pick me up. Here are some of our favorite motivational quotes to get your spirits up.
1. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" - Mark Twain
It sounds easy when reading but for many, this is the hardest thing to do when starting any goal or dream. It’s important to know that it’s ok to be scared, any step you take towards achieving your dreams is not only a huge commitment but a risk as well. However, all the other people that have been successful have also taken this leap and while the thought of failing can be daunting, just think.. what if, you too, succeed?
2. "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream" - Les Brown
As Entrepreneurs and Small Business individuals, you are always following your dreams. Even if your dream changes from the one you previously started with. There have been many well-known entrepreneurs that have started a new company after the first one was not as successful as they expected it to be. It’s imperative to keep in mind that your dreams can also evolve and grow as you do.
3. "If you fell down yesterday, stand up today" - H.G Wells
We love this quote as it captures the pursuit of any dream. We can’t move forward if we remain on the ground- It’s getting knocked down time and time again and having the courage to stand up taller than you were before falling.
4. "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph" - Thomas Paine
Anyone who has tasted sweet victory has also tasted the bitterness of struggle. It’s always thrown at you quicker than success, but we must always remember that the hardships we face while on the way to the top are the ones that will fill us with joy when we reach our goal.
5. "What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals" - Zig Ziglar
While victory is always sweet, we must understand that you will never be the same person you were when you started and after sweet victory, we learn that the true reward is the pride we have in ourselves for never giving up in ourselves.