52 Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Year

Let’s be honest for a second… I basically survive on motivational quotes. Whether it’s scripture from the Bible, a badass #ladyboss telling it like it is, or a little pick me up, motivational quotes are great for any season of life. Since January is coming to a close (can you believe that?!), I’m sharing 52 of my favorite motivational quotes to get you through the rest of the year.

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1. “A goal without a plan is just a wish” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

2. “Don’t stop until you’re proud”

3. “Don’t be eye candy, be soul food”

4. “Give it to God and go to sleep”

5. “Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded”

6. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will” - Stephen King

7. “If not me, Who? If not now, When?” - Emma Watson

8. “The body achieves what the mind believes”

9. “You are the salt of the Earth”

10. “What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more?”

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

12. “ I will not be shaken” - Psalm 16:8

13. “Do all things with kindness”

14. “Dare to begin”

15. “Plant your own garden instead of waiting for someone to buy you flowers”

16. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.”

17. “Beautiful girl, you were made to do hard things so believe in yourself”

18. “Clear eyes. Full heart. Can’t lose.”

19. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right”

20. “If you never try, you’ll never know”

21. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” - Philippians 4:13

22. “Live less out of habit and more out of intent”

23. “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you”

24. “No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up”

25. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th” - Julie Andrews

26. “Confidence is the most important thing, and no one is going to give it to you” - Amanda Haas Rose

27. “You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine” - John C. Maxwell

28. “If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to be the one to decide what kind of day you’ll have”

29 .“Drink some coffee, play some gansta rap, and handle it”

30. “The things that excite you are not random. They are connected to your purpose. Follow them”

31. “But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me.” - 2 Timothy 4:17

32. “You are not required to change all at once. You are required to be brave enough to make small changes one day at a time.”

33. “Take a step of faith. You can’t play it safe and expect to reach your highest potential” - Joel Osteen

34. “Self-care isn’t a nice-to-have, it’s a need-to-have”

35. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us” - Joseph Campbell

36. “I love the person I’ve become, because I fought to become her” - Kaci Diane

37. “Success does not produce happiness. The attitude, positive emotion, and optimism that accompanies happiness creates success” - Valorie Burton

38. “These are the days that must happen to you” - Walt Whitman

39. “And suddenly you know now that it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings” - Meister Eckhart

40. “Something that has been bothering you for awhile is about to come to an end. You’re about to be released from the pain right into blessings.” - Idil Ahmed

41. “There is no substitution for hard work. Always be humble and hungry” - Dwayne Johnson

42. “Your value will not be what you know; it will be what you share” - Virginia Rometty


43. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical” - Howard Schultz

44. “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars” - Latin Proverb

45. “You don’t get what you don’t ask for”

46. “Always deliver more than expected”

47. “She believed she could, so she did”

48. “I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that don’t work” - Thomas Edison

49. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” - Arthur Ashe

50. “If you can learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day” - Martha Stewart

51. “Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle” - Jon Acuff

52. “If people like you they'll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you” - Zig Ziglar

Do any of these quotes resonate with you? Which one is your favorite?

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