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Raise your hand if you ever felt extremely unmotivated to do anything from simple tasks like making your bed to more challenging ones such as assignments and other not so fun crap.

I bet you raised your hand faster than I run from the bee. If not, STOP LYING, BRO. But seriously, you have never ever felt unmotivated? TEACH ME HOW, PLEASE.

If you are simple mortal like me and get unmotivated once in a while – or every damned time, it’s no judge zone – I have something that will make you get moving and by moving I mean getting feeling pumped and ready to tackle some of that work!

What’s that, you are asking? Motivational quotes. Don’t be so fast to misprize these amazing creations. Reading quotes actually do help to feel more motivated and inspired to complete the tasks. Yes, I did google it. And you know what they say, Google knows everything.

Now there are millions of quotes floating on the Internet these days and a majority of them aren’t even motivational or at least don’t make us feel the way I think they should a.k.a. I don’t feel any kind of motivation igniting inside of me while reading them. And that’s not right. I read quotes to get something out of them, not to feel more miserable and unmotivated. So today, I picked 10 quotes that actually do work and decided to share them with you all. These will apply to all of you no matter what kind of work you need to do: housework, studies, job, school or even blogging. Also, I have a little cheeky free pack of printables for you at the end of this post, so stay tuned for that!

Be prepared to be hit by the bucket of cold and greedy motivation!

“You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great”

 –  Zig Zaglar

“The fact that you aren’t where you want to be, should be enough motivation.”


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” 

– Walt Disney

“Start somewhere.”


“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan but never the goal.”


“If not now… then when?”


“Study while others are sleeping, work while others are loafing, prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.” 

– William Arthur Ward


“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as why you can’t achieve it” 

– Jordan Belfort


“I said “Somebody should do something about that.” Then I realized I am somebody.”

– Lily Tomlin”


“Do it badly, do it slowly, do it fearfully, do it any way you have to, but do it.”

– Steve Chandler

I know you are feeling something inside you and that something makes you want to do great things! So go on, get some work done now that you are all pumped and ready to go beast mode. But before you go, I have few printables for you as promised. I made a few canvas with short but motivational phrases that can be framed and put on your work desk to remind you to stay focused or to keep you motivated. You can download them by clicking here or on the image below.  And they are completely free!

Thank me later, now go and smash it!

What motivational quotes do you love?

What kind of printables should I make in the future?

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