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Five Quotes To Motivate You To Finish the Semester Strong

Most college students have reached the midpoint of the fall semester, and gosh has the semester flown by. We are about a month and a half away from being finished with the semester. Which means most students have already taken their midterms, or are currently preparing to take them. It is super tempting to start becoming lazy and sluggish at this halfway point. Though we are close to the end, I encourage you all to keep grinding, stay focused, and finish the semester strong. You didn’t come this far just to give up now. Here are five inspirational quotes related to finishing the semester strong. You can even write down them down on little sheets paper, fold them up, and then put them in a little mason jar, so this way you can always have inspiration at your fingertips.


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill

Don’t let the outcome of one situation redirect your mindset. Take success as a pat on the back, and failure as a lesson. 

“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

Do not let anything stop you from meeting your end-goal. Push through the obstacles and refuse to give up.

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Molière

It may be a challenge now, but just think about the pride and joy you’ll feel when thinking about how you got past it.

“You may not have had a good start, but you can have a good finish.” – Joyce Meyer

You may not have started the semester strong, but you can still end strong by staying focused and determined.

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” -Anne Lamott

College can be extremely stressful and really take a toll on you mentally. It is important to take time to care for yourself and not overdo things.

Just a girl from the Garden State currently attending Delaware State University studying mass communications. Lover of acting, writing, music, food, sports, coffee, and good vibes.
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