Right here Are the Greatest Every day Inspirational Quotes for 2021, One Month at a Time

Since 2016 I’ve started collecting the every New Year’s Day of the year The best inspirational quotes I can find, one for each day of the year to come.

This year we all need a little more inspiration. So I’m doing two big things.

First, we will split the offers for 2021 in 12 monthly installments, each with a topic. For January the theme is hope and a new beginning.

Second, in case you’re suddenly looking for a huge dose of inspiration, I’ve put hundreds of the most popular quotes from the past few years – plus new ones suggested by readers – in one free, downloadable e-book.

It was humbling to realize how much power these short words and phrases have in inspiring people. Here is the first installment from 2021.

Friday 1st January 2021

– McKenzie Scott, who donated more than $ 6 billion in 2020 and pledged not only to give away her “disproportionate amount of money” but to start immediately.

Saturday 2nd January 2021

“Optimism, pessimism, [forget] The; We will make it. Since God is my bloody witness, I really want it to work. “
– Elon Musk failed to enter orbit in 2008 after the first three SpaceX rocket launches

Sunday 3rd January 2021

“Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to do a New Year’s prayer, no solution. I pray for courage.”
– Susan Sunday

Monday 4th January 2021

“Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave … If it matters to you and you want to do it ‘someday’, just do it and set your course on Path . “

Tuesday 5th January 2021

“Our industry doesn’t respect tradition. It only respects innovation.”
– Satya Nadella

Wednesday 6th January 2021

“Stability and education are important. I’m not taking anything away from them – but innovation is the real driver of progress.”

– Bill Gates, Rolling Stone Interview 2014

Thursday 7th January 2021

“When you make your bed every morning, you have done the first task of the day. It gives you a little sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task and do another and another. … if happened to you Have a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that was made – that you made. And a bed made gives you encouragement that tomorrow will be better. “

– Admiral William McRaven

Friday 8th January 2021

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

–Martin Luther King Jr.

Saturday 9th January 2021

“I didn’t see it then, but it turned out to be the best thing that could ever happen to me to be fired from Apple. The severity of success has been replaced by the ease of being a beginner again, less sure about It all set me free to enter one of the most creative periods of my life. “

– Steve Jobs, Stanford speech, 2005

Sunday 10th January 2021

“When you think about the things you will regret by the age of 80, it is almost always the things you haven’t done. They are failures. Very rarely will you regret something you did that failed … I’m not just talking about business, it’s like, “I love this person and I never told them” and you know, 50 years later you say, “Why didn’t I tell them?” Why. “Didn’t I go after that? ‘”

– Jeff Bezos, in a Interview 2018

Monday, January 11, 2021

“The way to get started is to stop talking and start.”

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

“Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning, because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you are doing absolutely different things from everyone else.”

Wednesday January 13th 2021

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”

Thursday January 14th 2021

“Where there is change and where there is uncertainty, there are opportunities!”

Friday 15th January 2021

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your mind.”

Saturday, January 16, 2021

“Let us shape our future now and make our dreams of tomorrow come true.”

Sunday 17th January 2021

“The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.”

Monday, January 18, 2021

“If you have a dream, you can study, plan, and prepare for a lifetime. What you should do is get started.”
– Drew Houston in his Speech 2013 at MIT

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

“I branded myself. I created a thing called the Salinger Group. I started saying ‘we’ instead of ‘me’. My current wife, who was my best friend at the time, made a business card for me that was beautiful . I had a website that had tons and tons of nothing and no physical address and no contact information other than an email address. And the funniest thing would be I’d get to this sort of thing. I would talk to someone and give them my card and he’d say: The Salinger Group, huh? I know you guys. You guys do a good job.
Chris Sacca explained at an Inc. event in 2016 how he reinvented himself and started over after losing $ 4 million in bad stock deals

Wednesday 20th January 2021

“I think people waste so much time thinking about what to do instead of just doing something, making mistakes, and then pivoting. The goal of a startup should be to start as many things as possible, like this fail as quickly as possible and then figure out how to move forward from there. “

– Jennifer Hyman, CEO and Co-Founder of Rent the Runway

Thursday, January 21, 2021

“Real change, permanent change, happens step by step.”

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

“Don’t hang around asking for inspiration; light up with a bat afterwards, and if you don’t get it, you still get something that looks remarkable.”

– Jack London in an essay entitled “Getting Into Print” from 1905

Saturday, January 23, 2021

“The most important factor in getting rich is getting started with not being the smartest person in the room.”

– Ramit Sethi, I will teach you to be rich

Sunday January 24th 2021

“There’s a plaque on our wall that says we’ve sold over 65 million albums and I don’t feel like I’ve achieved anything. I feel like I’m just getting started.”

– Eddie Van Halen in a 1996 interview for Guitar World magazine

Monday, January 25, 2021

“What we call the beginning is often the end. / And to make an end means to make a beginning. / At the end we begin.”

– TS Eliot, “Little Gidding”, 1946

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

“The beginning is the most important part of the job.”

– Plato, the Republic, c. 375 BC

Wednesday January 27, 2021

“I intend to see this year as promising. No end of the world for me: I will do my part to bring about a change in myself and in the world that will allow us to live more authentically, lovingly and more intuitively, more creatively and more collaboratively . That is my idea of ​​spiritual evolution. Of a spiritual revolution! “

– Oprah Winfrey from her 2012 New Years message

Thursday, January 28, 2021

“Goal: by 1-1-81, NO typewriters at Apple …”

Friday 29th January 2021

“The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you are the pilot.”

Saturday 30th January 2021

“I was released because my greatest fear was realized and I was still alive and I had a daughter I adored and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so the low point became a solid foundation on which I was rebuilt my life. ”

Sunday 31st January 2021

“Waiting for the perfect is never as smart as making progress.”
– Seth Godin

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