‘OMG I Still Have To Get Through Friday’ — 12 Quotes To Help Catapult You Into The Weekend

A little inspiration goes a long way and quotes from some of the most accomplished individuals. For some the answer is coffee, for others it’s a little bit of inspiration and motivation. For you folks, here are 10 inspirational quotes to keep you moving.

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1. Saint Francis of Assisi


Saint Francis of Assisi was a 12th-century Italian Catholic preacher who definitely knew what to do. This quote should help you take on anything today with confidence.

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”


2. Audrey Hepburn


Popular British film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn was a famous figure in the 50s and 60s.

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”


3. Milton Berle


Comedians are a source of laughter; however, they can be inspirational too. Here’s a good example from Milton Berle.

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”


4. Norman Vincent Peale


Norman Vincent Peale was the ultimate positive thinker; however, he was criticized by mental health experts in the 20th century.

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”


5. Walt Whitman


This realist poet blessed the 19th century with inspiration for the mind.

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”


 6. Lao Tzu


This philosopher and poet is regarded as the founder of Taoism and traditional Chinese religions.

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”


7. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Brown is the author of Life’s Little Instruction Book, which is a book that gives you “511 reminders to live a happy and rewarding life.”

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”


8. John Wooden


Nothing is more inspirational than a coach who can rally his players. They are also able to inspire the regular man and woman.

“Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.”


9. Vince Lombardi


Revered for his knowledge on the football field, Lombardi sure knew how to speak

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”


10. Eleanor Roosevelt


A revolutionary of the 20th century, this lady changed the way people thought about the world and roles in life.

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”


11. Theodore Roosevelt


You might want to listen to a true progressive and one of the nation’s greatest men to set foot in the White House.

“With self-discipline most anything is possible”


12. Emily Dickinson

Though an introvert that eventually became a recluse, she could inspire motivation and positivity.

“I dwell in possibility”


Tanner Bisbee hails from the great State of Maine. He's a full time college student and serves on the football staff at school. His most notable work to date is his book Modern Day Sports Blog. To read more check out my blog http://moderndaysportsandpolitics.blogspot.com/