As we wrap up summer and head into the school year, now is a great time for a boost of motivation! We’ve compiled some of our favorite #MotivationMonday quotes to help encourage you and remind you that #GivingIsThePoint!


  • “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” Les Brown
  • “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James
  • “There is no passion to be found in playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela
  • “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.” Zig Ziglar
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” Henry Ford
  • “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” Napoleon Hill
  • “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” Stephen Covey
  • “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert H. Schuller
  • “Success… seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” Conrad Hilton
  • “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who usually do.” Anonymous
  • “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” Zig Ziglar
  • “If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.” Anonymous

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