30 Fabulous Inspirational Quotes to Get You Fired up and Back on Track! May 21, 2021 Reading Time: 4 min 30 sec ShareTweetPin4Share4 SharesHow are your goals for this year coming along? Well, if you’ve lost your oomph – I guarantee one of these fabulous quotes will get you fired right back up again! Yes, it’s still a time filled with limitations and frustrations – but we can always do something. We can move forwards in some areas of our lives – even if our goals are close to home like health and exercise, home improvements, getting ourselves organized or doing some online training… First, if you need to revisit or create some short term goals: Use the 3 Month “Resilience Map” & Planner. Use it to set simple goals, stay strong, find your focus and have some fun – in manageable 3 month chunks. And now, here are some of my favourite inspirational quotes about goals and getting stuff done… 30 Inspirational Quotes to Get You & Your Goals Back on Track! Have a dream “If you don’t know what you want, you’ll never find it.” Ryū Murakami “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” Rabindranath Tagore Why we should take action now… “… life never calms down long enough for us to wait until tomorrow to start living the lives we deserve.” Sarah Ban Breathnach “Inspiration does not beget action. Action begets inspiration.” Chinese Proverb “Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard one makes it impossible.” George H. Lonmer What are you waiting for? “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” James Allen “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome” Samuel Johnson “Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams and goals.” Rachael Bermingham Go on, take a risk! “Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” Frederick Wilcox “Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” David Lloyd George “He who deliberates fully before taking a step will spend his entire life on one leg.” Chinese Proverb No half-measures! “Do or do not, there is no try.” Yoda “If you want to do something, you find a way. If you don’t want to do something, you find an excuse.” Dawn Bauer “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline, or the pain of regret or disappointment.” Jim Rohn Don’t let fear get in the way! “If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much.” Lewis Carroll “Don’t worry about doing great things… just do little things with great heart.” Mother Teresa “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” Seneca And when the going gets tough… “When something doesn’t work, don’t change your mind, but change your methods. There is always a better way to do it. Find it.” Thomas Edison “Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” Marilyn vos Savant “Nothing is impossible… the word itself says “I’m possible!” Audrey Hepburn Commit to YOU “Some succeed because they are destined to. Most succeed because they are determined to.” Anatole France “When we are interested, we do what is convenient. When we are committed, we do whatever it takes.” Nithya Shanti “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” LL Cool J “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” Eleanor Roosevelt But have some fun along the way… “There is no pleasure in having nothing to do. The fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.” Mary Little “If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.” Fay Weldon Just do it! “The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.” Dawson Trotman “You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.” Israelmore Ayivor And Which Are You? “There are three sorts of people: those who make things happen; those who watch things happen; and those who wonder what has happened.” Pascal “The thing about goals is that living without them is a lot more fun, in the short run. It seems to me, though, that the people who get things done, who lead, who grow and who make an impact… those people have goals.” Seth Godin Here’s your Fierce Kindness Quotes “Practice” To go deeper, here are 3 next steps: As you know, one of the core principles of Fierce Kindness is creating a deep connection with yourself. So: Consider which quote above: Most UNSETTLES you & Most RESONATES with you? Write out these 2 quotes in your journal and ponder these questions over a quiet cup of tea or coffee: WHY do you think you were drawn to them? WHAT do you think the quote is trying to say to YOU specifically? What are some IDEAS you’ve been having, of changes you could make in your life – however small? Finally, to go even deeper, put your 2 chosen inspirational quotes somewhere you’ll see them often. And then over the next month, make an effort to notice the quotes – and each time you do, ask: What is this quote teaching me today/now? Wrap-up Our actions can be a powerful tool during this COVID situation and – life! Because taking action empowers us and gives us agency – even if those actions are extremely small or personal. The trick is to keep on keeping on, because: We rise to great heights by a winding staircase of small steps. Francis Bacon Remember: Change the world. Start with you! You may also like: 5 Tools to Build Your Resilience as COVID Continues… Get Motivated: 6 Super Ways to Energize, Refocus & Lose those Blahs 33 Quotes for Kindness: Feel Uplifted and Inspired! 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