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10 Quotes To Motivate

by Margaret Hurst
Marketing Specialist

October 02, 2015

Going back to college is a big step—one that might feel overwhelming, or even intimidating at times. It doesn’t have to be that way.

If you feel like you’re losing steam, just stay focused on your destination. The day that you put on that graduation robe and walk across that stage to receive your diploma in front of your family and friends will be one of the proudest of your life. We’ve collected 10 quotes to help motivate you to start your college journey and to cross that finish line.

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” –Og Mandino

“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” –Ralph Marston

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” –Nikos Kazantzakis

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” –C.S. Lewis

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” –Mark Twain

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope.” –Bradley Whitford

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” –Helen Keller

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” –Maya Angelou

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” –Aldous Huxley

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” –Woodrow Wilson

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