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10 Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Week

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at FIU chapter.

It’s getting to that point in the semester as college students where we’re getting a little burned out. Winter break is so close, yet it feels so far away. Finals are coming up, work is still as busy as ever and there’s simply not enough time in the day to do everything on our to do lists. 


All of these stressors can definitely make us feel overwhelmed and unaccomplished. If you’re feeling this way and need a little pick me up, here are 10 motivational quotes that are sure to get you to the finish line! You can do it! 


“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”– Norman Vincent Peale 


“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela


“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison 


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill 


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


“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine


“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, ‘Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.’” – Gina Rodriguez


“You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.” – Michelle Obama 


“It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius 


Have an amazing week! 

Anel is an Elementary Education major within the Honors College at Florida International University. Her passions include beauty, music, education, and of course writing! In the future, she plans to be working as a full-time teacher and part-time makeup artist, all while obtaining her Masters degree. When she's not studying or working, you can probably find Anel shopping, watching makeup tutorials and Netflix, volunteering in a kindergarten classroom, or spending time with her family.