Monday quotes to power up your week

Kicking Monday in the ankle!

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Sometimes we need a little pick me up to kick ourselves into gear!  Sometimes we need that pick me up on a Monday morning 😉

As you get settled into your day.. Enjoy the following quotes, pick your favorite and make that your mantra for the week ahead!

  1. People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Apple Computers
  2. You are not the manager of your circumstance, you are the creator of your life. – Tony Robbins
  3. You must be the change you want to see in the world. – M.K. Gandhi
  4. In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed. – Sid Caesar
  5. Death is not the greatest loss in life; the greatest loss is what dies inside while you’re still alive. – Unknown
  6. You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your life’s story for you. – Unknown
  7. The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do. – Unknown
  8. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. – Richard Branson
  9. Good things don’t come to those who wait. Good things come to those who pursue the goals and dreams they believe in. – Unknown
  10. I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become. – Oprah Winfrey
  11. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain
  12. Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there’s a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living. – Unknown
  13. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Unknown
  14. A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open. – Frank Zappa
  15. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. – Dennis P. Kimbro
  16. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar
  17. If not us, who? If not now, when? – John F. Kennedy
  18. Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. – Dale Carnegie
  19. The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time. – Joe Girard
  20. Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. – Marilyn Monroe
  21. No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. – Unknown
  22. Making one person smile can change the world – maybe not the whole world, but their world. – Unknown
  23. Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. – Wayne Dyer
  24. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. – Unknown
  25. In life, if you don’t risk anything, you risk everything. – Unknown
  26. Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come. – Unknown
  27. You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now. – Unknown
  28. Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. – John F. Kennedy
  29. Be happy. Be yourself. If others don’t like it, then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody. – Unknown
  30. Either you run the day or the day runs you.– Jim Rohn
  31. When you’re up, your friends know who you are. When you’re down, you know who your friends are. – Unknown
  32. No matter how good or bad you have it, wake up each day thankful for your life. Someone somewhere else is desperately fighting for theirs. – Unknown
  33. What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while. – Unknown
  34. You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading your last one. – Unknown
  35. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine
  36. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter F. Drucker
  37. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss
  38. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  39. I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso
  40. Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault
  41. If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie
  42. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. – Confucius
  43. The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill
  44. The only way to have a friend is to be one. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  45. You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give. – Winston Churchill
  46. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu
  47. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney
  48. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great. – Mark Twain
  49. Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident. – Arthur Schopenhauer
  50. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett
  51. Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins
  52. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller
  53. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison
  54. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino
  55. It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

Have an AMAZING week ahead!