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Quotes to Live By

Lately, I’ve been seeing so many quotes that have resonated with me, so I thought I’d share. Here’s a list of my favorite quotes about motivation, mindset, and life in general that I’ve collected over the years. Apologies in advance if I miscredit anyone!

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“Don’t practice until you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong.” – Harold Craxton

“In the short term, you are as good as your intensity. In the long term, you are only as good as your consistency.” – Shane Parrish

“You didn’t come this far to only come this far.” – Tom Brady

“Stop calling it a dream and start calling it a plan.” – Zelana Montminy

“Work until your idols become your rivals.” – Unknown

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

“Old keys won’t open new doors.” – Unknown

Old keys won't open new doors.


“Those who try to bring you down are already below you.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

“Don’t take advice from someone you wouldn’t want to trade lives with.” – Marta Daley

“Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside will change along with it.” – Steve Maraboli

“Follow your own path and let people talk.” – Dante Alighieri (English translation)

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou


“Everything happens for a reason.” – Aristotle

“Life is not a matter of having good cards, but playing a poor hand well.” – Jack London

“Sometimes it’s easier to ask forgiveness than to get permission.” – Grace Hopper

“Crying because it’s over AND smiling because it happened.” – Unknown

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” – Josh Billings

“All scars do heal in due time.” – Juice WRLD

“Trust the process.” – Sam Hinkie

If you can't change it, change your attitude.

Yeah yeah, some of these are cheesy. But they are SO true. If you actually take the time to reflect on these quotes, they can really change your perspective. 

If these inspired you as much as they inspire me, take a look at these Amazon finds. I have a bunch of quotes hanging around my room because I find it important to be surrounded by things that motivate you. They are good reminders when I feel myself starting to slip.

I hope you were able to gain something from reading through this list. I always love finding new quotes… so leave a comment with some of your favorites :)

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