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Make These Empowering Quotes Your Personal Mantra

Words that will keep you going

While it's not confirmed that willpower is finite, you can't deny that mantras definitely gives our outlook a boost of positivity. This may be the reason why we love inspirational quotes so much. Just take a quick visit to a random Instagram account and you'll be sure to find a famous quote used as a caption. Words are indeed really powerful and enough to inspire action. 

We asked you to share your favourite empowering quotes, and in the spirit of starting anew, we've compiled the ones that can motivate us to achieve our goals for 2018.

"There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise." - W.E.B. Dubois

Shared by @amelia1e3

"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. And great things are not accidental, but must certainly be willed." - Vincent van Gogh

Shared by @_lebellez

(Photo from: Cat_jiajia)

"Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life, don't make it wait any longer." - Dr. Steve Maraboli

Shared by @gnelsielee

“We cannot all do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” - Mother Teresa

Shared by @missxeu

(Photo from: linettewhz)

"You get in life what you have the courage to ask for" - Oprah Winfrey

Shared by @jungamanda

(Photo from: shiennareynon)

"What you do makes a difference and you have to decide on the difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall

Shared by @amanda.wsy

"Little girls with dreams become women with a vision." - Unkown

Shared by @sheepmehmehh

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Shared by @dahrrenspd

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." -Maya Angelou

Shared by @mopsy18

"It doesn't matter who you used to be; what matters is who you decide to be today. You are not your mistakes. You are not your mishaps. You are not your past. You are not your wounds. You can decide differently today and at every moment. Remember that. You are offered a new opportunity with each breath to think, decide, choose and act differently – in a way that supports you in being all that you are capable of being. You are not less than. You are enough." – Brittany Josephina

Shared by @alexangelp

(Photo from: jacelynphang)

"Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." - Coco Chanel

Shared by @wanderersshoestring

"If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives." - Lemony Snicket

Shared by @sigridbeltran

"Ad astra per aspera" (To The Stars Through Difficulties)

Shared by @rochellemdc

"Dreams don't work unless you do." – John C. Maxwell

Shared by @myreenita

(Photo from: alyssatuangco)

"I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough." - Marissa Mayer

Shared by @ann_bitious

(Cover photo from: Lexiepuzon)