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27 Motivational Quotes That Won't Make You Roll Your Eyes


Whether you've got the Sunday blues or are struggling to get over that Wednesday slump, you might be looking for some words of encouragement to make the rest of the week feel less a pointless drag. 

And while you can surely find a repository of Winston Churchill quotes that will make you scoff and roll your eyes — because what could a dead, white British politician have said sixty years ago that would resonate with my life today? — what follows are not those quotes.

From the most encouraging movie moments to motivational celebrity tweets, here are 27 inspirational quotes that will (I promise) make your week so much better. And if you've got a friend going through the mud, send them these encouraging quotes, too. After all, what's more uplifting than sharing a good laugh?

1.  "You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches." —Dita Von Teese

2.  "Be as good as your dog thinks you are, as rich as your kids think you are, and as handsome as your mother thinks you are." —Unknown