Motivation Monday: Top 10 Inspiring Quotes About Bold Goals

Monday is a time for fresh starts. For new beginnings. As we look forward to this week, the upcoming 3-Days of 2018, and the years to come, we know that anything is possible. We are making steps every day towards achieving our own goals, and Komen’s Bold Goal.

Susan G. Komen’s Bold Goal was laid out in 2016, setting the objective to reduce the current number of U.S. breast cancer deaths by 50% by 2026. Now and always, we are rallying supporters to take the extra step—to make a bigger, bolder impact and be More Than Pink®.

Come and join us! You can still sign up for the remaining 3-Days of this year, and get involved with Komen and the 3-Day in other ways too!

If you need some extra motivation to join our cause, or to achieve your own personal goals for this week, we have you covered! Here are our Top 10 favorite quotes about setting bold goals…

“I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.” — Venus Williams

“Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” —Jim Rohn

“Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” — LL Cool J

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” — Pablo Picasso

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” —Oprah Winfrey

“You have to be vigorous. That’s the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don’t take no for an answer.” — Nick Cannon

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” —Orison Swett Marden

“Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case, you fail by default.” — J.K. Rowling

“Impossible is just a word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” — Muhammad Ali

What are your favorite inspiring quotes? Tell us in the comments!

3-Day Motivation Monday: Inspiring Quotes from First Ladies

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Happy President’s Day, 3-Dayers! While no doubt some of us are appreciating a day off today, no matter if you’re working, running errands, catching up on your favorite TV shows, or anything else, it’s still a wonderful day to remember the men – and women – who have led our country. Yes, that’s right, the women, too!

Our First Ladies contributed greatly to America in a variety of ways, and today, we honor them. So, for a little motivation to start your week, here are some inspiring and educational quotes from a few of our First Ladies.

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“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” — Abigail Adams

“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.” — Barbara Bush

“Choose people who lift you up.” — Michelle Obama

“Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.” — Lady Bird Johnson

“You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we’re all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it’s going to be over, and you better make this count.” — Nancy Reagan

“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” — Rosalynn Carter

“Leadership is not about popularity, it is about doing what is right.” — Laura Bush

“You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it.”— Hillary Clinton

Motivation Monday: Celebrating Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month, and we have a lot to celebrate! Did you know that without women we wouldn’t have fire escapes (Anna Connelly in 1887) or computer programming (Grace Hopper in 1944)? Not to mention that Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics and Chemistry for her groundbreaking work, and less than fifty years later Sri Lankan stateswoman Sirimavo R.D. Bandaranaike made history, becoming the world’s first woman prime minister. Women can, and continue to rise.

In the spirit of these awesome women, and awesome women everywhere, especially those who walk, crew, and volunteer at the 3-Day, we are proud to celebrate this month.

We have some serious motivation for you this March Monday in the form of quotes about strength, love, happiness, and making a difference from some very strong women.

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“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” – Malala Yousafzai

 “Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks

 “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg

“My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.” – Eartha Kitt

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton

 “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’” – Dilma Rousseff

 “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall

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“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” – Gina Carey

“When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision—then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

“The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole.” – Jane Fonda

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” – J.K. Rowling

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

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“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

“No longer will we (women) agree to protect the hearth at the price of extinguishing the fire within ourselves.” – Celia Gilbert

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