Let’s all be honest here: 20-somethings have had it pretty hard when it comes to the professional world, from a recession that threatened the beginnings of our careers to student loan debt breathing down our necks. Some of us are doing pretty well yet still yearn to find a career we love, while some of us still struggle to just find a job that can get us out of our parent’s house. Here are a few quotes to inspire a new project, make a change or just make it a great day.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Walt Disney
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. Harriet Tubman
Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition – in having put forth the best within you. Henry J. Kaiser
I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work. Thomas Edison
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit. Anton Chekhov
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Steve Jobs
Things are good with me, and even when they’re not, they will be soon enough. Stephen Chbosky
Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton
Please add your own quotes that inspire you!
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