10 Quotes That’ll Motivate You to Get Out of Bed

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Starting the morning with these words of wisdom will make the day better, guaranteed.

1. “Follow the path you believe in, no matter what others think or do.”Daisaku Ikeda, Buddhist philosopher, educator and humanist


2. “Don’t sit back and complain. Who are you waiting for to take action? You must take action.”Wangari Maathai, first African woman to win the Nobel Prize


3. “The only failure is failing to try.”Rosa Parks, mother of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement


4. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist, philosopher and poet


5. “Failing to win in the morning can lead to an unsatisfactory day. And an unending succession of such days can add up to an unsatisfying life. On the other hand, winning in the morning, getting off to a good start, leads to a productive day and puts you on a path to solid progress, ultimately culminating in a life of fulfillment and victory.”Daisaku Ikeda


6. “I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.”Miles Davis, jazz virtuoso and legend


7. “The individual writes and performs the script for his or her life own life. Neither chance nor a divine being writes the script for us. We write it, and we are the actors who play it.”Daisaku Ikeda


8. “All is joy when fighting to illuminate the world.”José Martí, Cuban poet, essayist, patriot and martyr


9. “There is no such thing as ordinary in the world. Everyone is extraordinary. And everyone can do something.”Betty Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner


10. “Without you, the doors to a bright tomorrow cannot be opened. That is why you are so very important.”Daisaku Ikeda

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