When I’m getting ready to set goals and start a new year, I love drawing inspiration from those around me and from other sources. One of my favorites of those sources is quotes! I love saving one as my phone background and reminding myself of my plans every time I get a notification.

These are 11 of my favorite quotes about self-improvement and goal setting. Let me know which ones you love!

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“Every day, set the simple goal of being more awake and less distracted.” – Russell Simmons

Love these quotes to get 2016 started right!

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen Keller

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

Love these quotes to get 2016 started right!

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

Love these quotes to get 2016 started right!

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Anthony Robbins

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Craving more quotes? Head over to our post full of empowering body image quotes!


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