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[Weekly Inspiration] 10 Quotes to Lift Your Spirits

[Weekly Inspiration] 10 Quotes to Lift Your Spirits

Now that you’ve made it over the initial excitement and rush of back to school kick off, you’ve officially settled in for the long haul of the year. As your students settle into your class and you get back to the routine of the school year, some days are tougher than others.

On those tough days, it’s important to take a step back and take a look at your role through a wider lens. Check out these 10 quotes when you’re going through a hard day and keep on pushing through the struggle – you can do it!

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

“You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” – Lou Holtz

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich

“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” – Margaret Thatcher

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

 “I learned the value of working hard by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

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

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

Anything worth doing, is worth doing well, and what you do daily makes a lasting impact on your students! Write down one of these quotes and keep it in your planner, stuck to your bathroom mirror, or posted on your desk to remind yourself that your perseverance makes a difference!'s picture
Brita Hammer

Brita started with Edmentum in March 2018 and currently serves as a Marketing Associate. She is passionate about providing teachers resources to help their students achieve in and out of the classroom. Brita earned a B.S. in Marketing from North Dakota State University.