Inspirational Quotes/Phrases.

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  • Quote: "Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option." — Mark Twain.

    Love, love, love this quote! For far too long I made everyone else and their needs a priority and became optional in my own life. Only when I made myself a priority in my own life did I find success.
    I love Mark Twain quotes! This one is not about success but I love it anyway just had to share it!

    “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” Mark Twain

  • Wannabeskinny.. you had me laughing so hard as this is so true!!!
  • Some of these might be repeats; I just skimmed. Here are some of my faves from my pinterest.
    • If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
    • It hurts now, but one day it will be your warm up.
    • The moment you are ready to quit is usually the moment right before the miracle happens.
    • Goals are all about focusing on what is ahead of you, but every so often you need to turn around and see how far you've come.
    • If I can't be the girl who is in first place... or second place... or fifth place... or twentieth place... I want to be the girl who keeps showing up anyway.
    • Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
    • Making a big life change is scary. But you know what's even scarier? Regret.
    • The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
    • Sometimes you just have to pull up your big girl panties and do it whether you want to or not.
    • The voice in your head that says you can't do this is a liar.

    This one is more running specific, but I love it. It got me through my half marathon in a downpour.
    • I am a distance runner. I've been trained to keep going even when it's hard. When it hurts. When it sucks. When I don't want to. I look past it. Relentless forward progress to the finish. Call it what you want, stubbornness, determination, endurance, guts. Deep down, I don't know how to give up. (And it's always worth it in the end.)
  • Ooh, I forgot about the one that's on my actual dream board -

    Every woman deserves to love her body

    Love it! And I'm working on it!
  • I can't resist. These are too cute:

    The belly is ungrateful--it always forgets we already gave it something. Russian Proverb

    I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren't in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets. Dolly Parton

    I tried the Scarsdale diet and the Stillman water diet (you remember that one, where you run weight off trying to get to the bathroom). Dolly Parton

    I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I had lost exactly two weeks. Joe E. Lewis

    Never eat more than you can lift. Miss Piggy

    My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. Orson Welles

    When I buy cookies I eat just four and throw the rest away. But first I spray them with Raid so I won't dig them out of the garbage later. Be careful, though, because that Raid really doesn't taste that bad. Janette Barber

    Rich, fatty foods are like destiny: they too, shape our ends.
  • Just thought of a couple more.

    “Exercise your NO muscle.”

    “Someone much busier than you is on a treadmill right now.”
  • I like this one: "Hunger is a muscle. If it doesn't burn a little then you're not working it hard enough."
  • These are great.

    When I started this journey five weeks ago, I posted a comment on a general forum site about my weight loss goals. Most people said something positive and supportive. But there was one anonymous comment that stuck with me...

    "Good luck fatty."

    When I want to sleep in and ditch my workout, I say that to myself. Boom! I'm up!
  • I'm sure there's many versions of this and I'm not sure of who said it, but I love:

    "What you think about, you bring about"
  • You can't get it finished if you don't get it started.
  • Open your mind to new possibilities...