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Quotes to motivate your studies

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Published: 11 May 2020

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We all need inspiration sometimes. Once the excitement of starting your new course at the University of Sunderland in London has calmed down, you’ll settle into a regular pattern of classes and studying. What keeps you going through this is remembering why you came to the University in the first place. We’ve found loads of quotes to help inspire you on your academic journey. Try printing one or two out and keep them nearby for when you need a little boost.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela quote

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit extra.” - Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson quote

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou quote

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” – John Maxwell

John Maxwell quote

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

Beverly Sills quote

“Strive for progress, not perfection.” – Unknown

Unknown quote

“I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” – Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman quote

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson quote

“The content of a book holds the power of education and it is with this power that we can shape our future and change lives.” - Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci quote

We’d love to hear the quotes that inspire you. Why not share them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #WeAreSunLon.

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