It’s Monday morning, the beginning of the work week, and after a lovely, relaxing weekend, you’re not feeling motivated to get started on your different work projects.
I know that feeling; I’ve been there many times.
Similar to hiking a trail in the woods and coming to a fork in the trail. Which fork, or project, do you start first?
For me, a motivational quote can get me in the right mindset to start on the right path.
You know, the kind of quote that shares a single thought, to get you thinking about your day.
Here are a few inspiring quotes from women I’ve found help me get started for the week; hope you enjoy them!
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
—Emily P. Bissell
Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
—Ursula K. Le Guin
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
—Louisa May Alcott
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
I am not here for women only, but also for women.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.
The best protection any woman can have…is courage.
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton
We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
When I look at the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes!
In all things, take action and own responsibility for it. Don’t wait for others, be first. No one can do for you what you should be doing for yourself.
It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Do you have any favorite quotes? Share them in the comments.