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Some much needed inspiration

Words to inspire and hopefully, bring some much needed cheer right now.


With another few weeks of an albeit softer circuit breaker ahead of us, we can all do with some words of encouragement. So here we go.


Nelson Mandela

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”


Vincent Van Gogh

“If you hear a voice within you that says you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”


Albert Einstein

“Strive not to be a success, but to be of value.”


Eleanor Roosevelt

“No-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”


Steven Hawking

“However difficult life might seem at times, there is always something that you are good at.”


The Dalai Lama

“Happiness is not something that is readymade. It comes from your own actions.”


Henry Ford

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”


Theodore Roosevelt

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”


Lee Kwan Yew

“Even from my sick bed, if you are going to lower me into the grave and I feel something is going wrong, I will get up.”


Winston Churchill

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”


Salvador Dali

“Have no fear of perfection, you will never reach it.”