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The past year has been a difficult one for many people. Jobs and lives have been disrupted. The stress and anxiety have taken a toll, and many are battling feelings of frustration and even a sense of despair. But as more people get the vaccine, a sense of normalcy is beginning to take hold.

Now is a time to remember the good things we still have, to maintain a sense of gratitude, and to recapture our energy and motivation, to push forward and begin again. To help regain that fire in the belly at work and at home, here are some motivational quotes.

1. The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
George Eliot

2. Take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Lord Chesterfield

3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

4. If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius

5. Active valour may often be the present of nature; but such patient diligence can be the fruit only of habit and discipline.
Edward Gibbon

6. Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

7. We must travel in the direction of our fear.
John Berryman

8. It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Seneca

9. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Washington Irving

10. In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first.
Harry S. Truman

11. Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Seneca

12. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison

13. You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
Wayne Gretzky

14. Never mistake motion for action.
Ernest Hemingway

15. Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler

16. Fortune sides with he who dares.
Virgil

17. You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford

18. A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
English Proverb

19. Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

21. Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

22. I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Igor Stravinsky

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