Everyone needs a motto. On dark days, a motto can help you see the light. On good days, it can remind you to be thankful.
Whether it’s your Grandma’s best advice, an inspirational Steve Jobs musing, or a classic Marilyn Monroe quote, words can give you a boost of motivation to remind you of what’s most important.
Here are few of our favorite Backstory quotes from about.me users and why they’re so powerful.
1. Because one day, you want to be just like Beyoncé.
2. Because victory isn’t as sweet if you didn’t suffer.
3. Because you need a reminder that you can do anything.
4. Because your passion has no boundaries.
5. Because there’s no secret to success.
6. Because luck doesn’t just happen.
7. Because you need to know that you’re better than a copy.
8. Because only you can push yourself.
9. Because sometimes, a simple reminder is all you need to keep going.
10. Because you won’t go anywhere if you don’t dream.
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In the famous words Aubrey Drake Graham, “You only live once, that’s the motto, YOLO.”