Monday Morning Motivational Quotes

Dear readers:

I have decided to post a quote (or two) for you at the beginning of each week.  We all dread Monday mornings, so I thought a few motivational quotes might help you start your Monday off a bit differently.

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“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” ~ Muhammad Ali

 “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

 “Careers, like rockets, don’t always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working the engines.” – Gary Sinise

 “I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it, and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball

 “Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don’t give 100% – You make it that much easier for me to beat you.” ~ Unknown

 “Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.” – Robert Orben

 “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” – Margaret Thatcher

 “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

 “Nothing will work unless you do.” – John Wooden

  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

 “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Accordingly a genius is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.” – Thomas Edison

  ” It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.”
— Henry Ward Beecher

 “Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing your self to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off.” – Mary Lou Retton

I hope you enjoyed these inspirational quotes.  Make sure you check back at the beginning of next week to read more.  I hope you have a productive Monday!

Take care,



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