Blake Snow

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Motivational Phrases Get It Done?

Do motivational phrases help you get things done? Lifehacker sums up some of their favorite motivational sayings when the tough get going:

  • Can’t Never Did Anything
  • Make Yourself
  • Acknowledge. Move on.
  • No one ever excused his way to success
  • Just Do It!
  • Damned if you do. Bored if you don’t

Those who know me can hear me saying “Wait for it…” quite a bit, but I’m not sure that’s too motivational. Furthermore, here’s how Despair Inc. defines motivation: “If a pretty poster and a cute saying are all it takes to motivate you, you probably have a very easy job. The kind robots will be doing soon.”

In all seriousness, what sayings, if any, help you get motivated?