Do you ever feel like you’ve hit a lull in your creativity? We’ve certainly felt that way time and time again. But you know what always helps us? A little inspiration from our favorite leaders, writers, and movies. It really works! When we’re struggling with a difficult situation or have hit a wall, we refer back to our favorite quotes to get things moving again.

We’ve compiled our favorite quotes to motivate and inspire:

  1. “Vision without execution is hallucination.” – Thomas Edison
  2. “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” – Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
  3. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” – Elon Musk
  4. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  5. “Achievement is talent plus preparation.” – Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
  6. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  7. “I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” – Elon Musk
  8. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  9. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart
  10. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein
  11. “I have no failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
  12. “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  13. “Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.” – Elon Musk
  14. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey
  15. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” Steve Jobs
  16. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee
  17. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai
  18. “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
  19. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  20. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  21. “We have to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves.” – Beyonce
  22. “42… Only when you know the question will you know what the answer means.” – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Hopefully these can help you when you’re struggling or just need a pick me up. Everyone has their own go-to quotes, so what are yours?