With the new year fast approaching, here are 7 uplifting quotes to encourage you to dream big, work hard and read more in 2020
Don’t give up yet
‘It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up’
The journey as a student will be hard, exhausting and sometimes unpleasant but in the end, it will be worth it.
Go for better.
“Your life is in your hands, the choices and decision you make are for you to decide.”
We’ve all got to make choices, but you decide. This serves as a great reminder that to be successful as a student isn’t a right, it’s a choice
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes
“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein
It’s okay to make mistakes as long as you shake the dust off and try again.
Learn from your past mistakes and make your future better
Choose Your friends wisely.
“It’s been said that you are who you are around.”
If you try to fit in with the wrong people, you’d end up with the wrong results.
Be around friends who will push you to new levels and encourage you to be a better version of yourself.
“Procrastination makes easy things hard and hard things harder.”
I know this point is familiar and you may have been struggling with putting your tasks off for later. Where did that end you? Leaving things for last minute is doing yourself a disservice, preventing you from reaching your maximum potential. As a student, this can be dangerous as piling up assignments until the day of submission can put undue stress on your mind.
Put in the work
“Genius is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration.” — Thomas Edison
None of these quotes will work unless you do.
Promise yourself you will put in the necessary work in all spheres of your life.
All great feats began with small actions. You will achieve success if you put in diligent work, no matter how small, consistently
You too can do it
“Too often we live with a greater consciousness of our shortcomings than rather our potential.”
The time to change that is now and it starts with you. Know that you are capable of anything you put your mind to and the only limits you have are the ones you choose to place on your self.
By Dieudonné Dadnaam