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.