After summer and welcome week, it can be tough to find motivation to do well in your classes. Luckily, there are some famous quotes that can help inspire you to work hard:


1. "A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others." --Ayn Rand

2. "If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission." --Anonymous

3. "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." --Walt Disney

4. "Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them." --Anonymous

5. "Opportunities don't happen, you create them." --Chris Grosser

6. "Don't raise your voice, improve your argument." --Anonymous

7. "If you're going through hell, keep going." --Winston Churchill

8. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." --Amelia Earhart

9. "We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone." --Ronald Reagan

10. "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." --Arthur Ashe

11. "It’s never too late to be who you might have been." --George Elliot

12. "Motivation will almost always beat mere talent." --Norman R. Augustine

13. "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." --Beverly Sills

Lastly, this final quote can sum things up quite nicely:

14. “If you work hard and study hard, and you fuck up, that’s okay. If you fuck up and you fuck up, then you’re a fuck-up.” --Justin Halpern