Craving some motivation? Check out some of my favorite quotes, by wiser men and women who have come before me.

“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings, so learn to use them and fly.” –Rumi

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” –Gandhi

“Love all, trust few, do wrong to no one.” -William Shakespeare

“To be nobody but yourself – in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else –  means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” -e.e.cummings

“When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” -Teddy Roosevelt

“If you knew wilderness in the way you knew love, you would be unwilling to let it go.” -Terry Tempest Williams

“A thinking woman sleeps with monsters.” -Adrienne Rich

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” -Oscar Wilde

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did do, so throw off the bow lines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the wind in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.” -Mark Twain

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Unknown

“Fate loves the fearless.” –Unknown

“Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” -Henry Longfellow

“It has long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try one more time.” -Thomas Edison

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” -Johann Wolfgang von Geothe

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” -Unknown

“When life gives you lemonade make lemons. Life will be all like Whaaa?!” -Phil Dunphy, Modern Family

“Don’t try to control it. Let go. That’s when the fun happens.” -Unknown

Dum vita est, spes est//While there is life, there is hope.

“Follow your heart. It whispers, so listen closely.” -Unknown