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Inspirational Quotes To Start Your Week

Mondays get such a bad wrap by so many people. I’ll let you in on a little secret – I absolutely LOVE Mondays! The start of a new work week, a fresh beginning after a day or so of downtime to rest, rejuvenate and spend it with those that I love.

I shared in this article on ways to kick start your week that I truly believe when you start off on a low-note it makes it so much harder to get to that high-note. My focus? Starting on a high-note and striving to stay there.

One way I do this is by having inspirational quotes on my vision board and by sharing them with my friends and online community. Below are a few of my favorite inspirational quotes to start your week.

Here’s to a fantastic week for us all!

Inspirational Quotes to start your week

50 Inspirational Quotes to Start Your Week

  • “A successful woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.” – Unknown
  • “Do not wait for someone else to come and speak for you. It’s you who can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
  • “Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.” – Mary Kom
  • “I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will.” – Amy Schumer
  • “I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.” – J.C. Penny

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.”

Angela Davis
  • “I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott
  • “I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself.” – Emma Stone
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  • “I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life.” – Angelina Jolie
  • “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” – Rosa Parks
  • “I’m not afraid of anything. I just need to do it.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  • “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott
  • “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” – Madonna
  • “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey
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  • “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  • “If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.” – Al Anon
  • “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
  • “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” – Jillian Michaels
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  • “No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.” – Martha Beck

“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”

Michelle Obama

  • “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel
  • “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart
  • “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
  • “We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.” – Beyoncé
  • “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another.” – Helen Keller
  • “Women are the real architects of society.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” – Melissa Etheridge
  • “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou
  • “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Actually, I can.” (Believing in yourself is the biggest start to success!)
  • “Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.”
  • “Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.”
  • “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”
  • “Be fanatically positive and militantly optimistic. If something is not to your liking, change your liking.”
  • “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.”
  • “Don’t forget to be awesome.”
  • “Forget all the reasons why it won’t work and believe the one reason it will work.”
  • “Great things never came from comfort zones.”
  • “It’s a good day to have a good day.”
  • “Light tomorrow with today.”
  • “Oh come on, it’s Monday. Not Doomsday! Make it a great one!”
  • “You have the potential to make beautiful things. Yes, you.”
  • “You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.”
  • “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much your are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”
  • “Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up & chase them.”

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Karen Grosz

Thursday 12th of May 2016

I love, always believe something wonderful is going to happen. #SmallVictoriesSunday. My Let's Get Real Friday link part will be going up today at 5:00 EST would love for you to share this on that link up.

Tanya @ Mom's Small Victories

Tuesday 10th of May 2016

“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” I'm hoping I can more align what I earn with what I have to give and offer my readers. My blog would be ideal job if I can get it going like I want! Thanks for sharing with Small Victories Sunday Linkup. Pinning to our linkup board and hope you found some great posts to visit this week!


Sunday 8th of May 2016

These are great! It IS a good day to have a good day.

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