Quotes to Help You Finish the Semester Strong

It is the second week of April, which means the semester is winding down. Professors are assigning the last of the assignments and finals are coming up. With summer so close, it may be hard to stay motivated. I find reading inspirational quotes keep me going. These quotes will remind you to finish strong.


  • “It is not how you start, but how you finish.”- Anonymous

The semester may not have started the way you want to, but it can still end the way you want it to. If you dedicate your time to studying and preparing for finals, you can still come out on top.


  • “Small steps add up to complete big journeys.”- Matshona Dhliwayo

College is a long journey, and each semester makes up the small steps needed to complete it. As long as you try your best you will be able to make it to the finish line.


  • “If the word quit is part of your vocabulary, then the word finish is likely not.”- B.G Jett

It is really easy to give up on doing your work when the end of the semester is so close, but in order to graduate you have to push through. You have to commit to each semester fully in order to reach your end goal. You have made it this far, do not let it go to waste.


  • "Remember no matter how fast you run, you can't be the winner if you don't finish."- Israelmore Ayivor

If you quit now you will not be able to say you made it. Each semester counts and even if you mess up you can still come out. Remember that graduation and your dream job are the end goals.


  • “You’ve got this.”- Anonymous

Do not let your current grades, or the work you have to complete discourage you. You can do this. You are smart and talented. You were meant to be where you are, and you can overcome anything you put your mind to.


We only have five weeks of school left, MAKE THEM COUNT!