Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes From Books

Welcome to Monday Morning Motivation!

This is a feature where I will be sharing quotes from books that have motivated and encouraged me in one way or another.

I hope you will find some of these quotes inspiring and uplifting.

This week, I’ll be sharing quotes from a book I read last week. It is a book that has been on my TBR for quite a while and I am glad I finally got around to reading it. This book is all about persistence, perseverance and commitment to any course you choose in life. I hope these few quotes get you thinking and taking action.

Wishing you a splendid new month!

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“as much as talent counts, effort counts twice.”
― Angela Duckworth, ‘Grit

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”
― Angela Duckworth, Grit’

“Our potential is one thing. What we do with it is quite another.”
― Angela Duckworth, Grit’

“Without effort, your talent is nothing more than unmet potential. Without effort, your skill is nothing more than what you could have done but didn’t.”
― Angela Duckworth,Grit’

“I have a feeling tomorrow will be better is different from I resolve to make tomorrow better.”
― Angela Duckworth, Grit’ 

“One form of perseverance is the daily discipline of trying to do things better than we did yesterday. So,”
― Angela Duckworth,Grit’

“As soon as possible, experts hungrily seek feedback on how they did. Necessarily, much of that feedback is negative. This means that experts are more interested in what they did wrong—so they can fix it—than what they did right. The active processing of this feedback is as essential as its immediacy.”
― Angela Duckworth,Grit’

“…there are no shortcuts to excellence. Developing real expertise, figuring out really hard problems, it all takes time―longer than most people imagine….you’ve got to apply those skills and produce goods or services that are valuable to people….Grit is about working on something you care about so much that you’re willing to stay loyal to it…it’s doing what you love, but not just falling in love―staying in love.”
― Angela Duckworth, ‘Grit’

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