For Tough Times- 16 of my Favourite Motivational Quotes

Sometimes, when we’re having a crappy day (or week, or month), simple quotes can go a long way.

I’ve made a list of my favourite 16- hopefully you like them as much as I do!

NB: I’ve attributed the quote to the original source wherever possible.

(Doctor Who, BBC)


dwell on dreams
(Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling)


(A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket)


say NO
(Doctor Who, BBC)


burn burn burn
(On the Road, Jack Kerouac)


Fail better
(Worstward Ho, Samuel Beckett)


mad ones are sane
(Akira Kurosawa)


laws of god
(The Laws of God, The Laws of Man- A.E. Housman)


(Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling. This is a spell that is used to confront a Boggart- a magical creature that displays your deepest fear)


(A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin)


sick society
(Jiddu Krishnamurti)


good things and bad things
(Doctor Who, BBC)


happines can be found
(Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling)


how seldom they do
(Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace)


martin luther king
(Martin Luther King)


shall pass
(Disputed origin)


I hope you found these quotes to be helpful. If your favourite quote wasn’t on the list, you can share it below in the comments for others to see 🙂

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