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10 Inspirational Literary Quotes to Start 2019

We’re saying hello to a brand new working year the only way we know how... with some motivational quotes!

If you need an extra push to get you back into the swing of things, our pick of inspirational literary quotes will get you ready to seize the day.

Combining a series of famous authors like John Steinbeck, Charles Dickens and J.K Rowling (how could I make a literary blog without her?), you’ll be tip-tapping away on your keyboard in no time...

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.”

John Steinbeck, East of Eden


"Beware; for I am fearless. And therefore powerful."

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”

Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go


“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”

Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

“Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.”

L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables


“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl


“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.”

Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator

“My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

Charles Dickens, David Copperfield


"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will."

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

Want some more motivation? Check out our pick of 10 inspirational Shakespeare quotes

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