Life can get a bit unpredictable and rugged, and sometimes we all just need a great pick-me-up.

Well, today can be your fresh start. Get showered, get dressed in your favorite outfit, put on some makeup if that is your heart’s desire, wing that liner, grab some tea and biscuits, and get ready to tackle your day.

Whether you’re feeling down or going through a tough time, these inspirational quotes will help light a fire in your soul so that you can get motivated and stay focused today. Remember to just take a breath, and repeat these quotes to yourself as you read them.

1. You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

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2. Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

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3. If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.

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4. Do it for the people who want to see you fail.

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5. If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.

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6. The best project you’ll ever work on is you.

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7. Set some goals, then demolish them.

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8. Be the strongest when you’re feeling the weakest.

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9. You are stronger than you think.

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10. Look in the mirror…That’s your competition.


11. I can and I will. Watch me.

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12. The only time you should ever look back, is to see how far you’ve come.

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13. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

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14. Life is tough, but darling, so are you.

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15. Do all things with kindness.

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16. What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?

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17. The best way to predict the future is to create it.

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18. If you’re afraid of failure, you don’t deserve success.

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19. There is no shortcut. It takes time to build a better, stronger version of yourself.

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20. Dreams don’t work unless you do.

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21. I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past.

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22. Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

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23. Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn.

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24. Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.

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25. Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

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26. Let your faith be bigger than your fear.

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27. She believed she could, so she did.

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28. The body achieves what the mind believes.

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29. Believe in yourself & you will be unstoppable.

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30. Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.

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31. Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.

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32. The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.  -William Shakespeare

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33. She is clothed in strength & dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.  -Proverbs 31:25

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34. Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.  -Proverbs 4:23

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35. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.  -Joshua 1:9

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36. Hey you. Don’t give up, okay?

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37. It’s never too late to change your life.

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Now that you’ve gotten some inspiration, go out there and tackle your day like you know how. I know you can do it!

If these quotes inspired you, be sure to share this with your friends so they can get inspired too. Also, leave a comment telling me which quotes spoke to your heart. I’d love to know 🙂