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16 Quotes to Read with Your Morning Coffee

16 Quotes to Read with Your Morning Coffee | Mikaela Parrick

I’m a sucker for wisdom. Here’s a list of my favorite inspirational quotes and wise words.

May they help you in your life as they have in mine.

16. Let go of yesterday

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” — Oprah

15. Admire the sunrise

“When the sun came up… I couldn’t tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.” — Tom Hanks

14. Do your best work

“Leave your ego at the door every morning, and just do some truly great work. Few things will make you feel better than a job brilliantly done.” — Robin S. Sharma

13. Seize the day

“Make today your masterpiece.” — John Wooden

12. Get started

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain

11. It’s a new day

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.” — Paolo Coehlo

10. Live anew

“No you are not too late nor are you too old. This morning, make up your mind to live anew. Life is not in the mundane boring things but in being alive and doing exciting things.” — Mira Banquets

9. Anything may happen

“The moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn’t, matters not a jot. The possibility is always there.” — Monica Baldwin

8. This is your day of opportunity

“This moment — this day — is as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day — each moment of this day — a heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.” — Dan Custer

7. Start at home

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” — Maya Angelou

6. Smile

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.” — Yoko Ono

5. Reach your full potential

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” — Confucius

4. Don’t wait

“Do not wait. The time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” — George Herbert

3. Refuse to be a captive

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you find yourself.” — Mark Caine

2. Desire to achieve

“A creative man is driven by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” — Ayn Rand

1. Use your full potential

“True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.” — John W. Gardner

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