Here are some inspirational quotes by some inspirational people. It can help to read them aloud to yourself like a mantra or write them somewhere you can see everyday to keep you motivated.
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
~Louisa May Alcott
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
He who has imagination without learning, has wings and no feet.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
~Henry David Thoreau
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
~Pamela Vaull Starr
Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that could be operated by electricity, began where he stood to put his dream into action, and despite more than ten thousand failures, he stood by that dream until he made it a physical reality. Practical dreamers do not quit.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
~Henry Ward Beecher
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
~Arthur C. Clarke
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
~Johann Gottfried Von Herder
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
~Orison Swett Marden
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
~Henry David Thoreau
It is our choices, Harry, that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
~Dumbledore from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K Rowling.