12 quotes to inspire and motivate you for the new year

Updated: Jan 6

Words are powerful. The right words at the right time can mean the difference between persevering and giving up. As we approach the new year, here are 12 quotes to inspire and motivate you. Choose one that speaks to you today. Write it down or print it out. Reflect on how these words can help you thrive in the season you are in.


And if you are not feeling ready for the coming new year - you may find the support of my Journal: Countdown to 2022 helpful in your journey of intention and clarity.




For you, if you are starting over...


"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly." - a Proverb


"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas A. Edison

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” - Amelia Earhart




For you, if you have a road of hard work ahead...


"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -Pablo Picasso


“Do not be afraid of hard work. It’s the means to build competence that leads to success.” - Francis Kong


“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” - Marie Curie






For you, if you are in need of a lift of confidence...


“Do Yourself a Favor—Love Yourself as You Are” - Harold J. Sala


“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent." - Madeleine Albright


“Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.” - Michelle Obama




For you, if you want to make a positive impact this year...


“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” - Indira Gandhi


“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” - Ruth Bader Ginsburg


“Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right.” - Jane Goodall





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