Yes, they have been over-used. And yes, they are a little cliché. But sometimes, when it’s shaping out to be the day from hell, it is sometimes helpful to gain inspiration from others.
Next time, when you are struggling, have a look at these beliefs and phrases and find your own motivation… These quotes are the perfect ‘pick me up’ if you are experiencing harsh critics, or a tough manager who likes to try and tear you down.
“Too many people overvalue what they are not, and undervalue what they are.”
– Malcolm Forbes
“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.”
“What lies before us and what lies behind us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”
“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
-Carl Gustav Jung
Try having a list of phrases and quotes that inspire you at your work station, ready to be read and injected when you need that burst of energy and motivation to strive further.