Exam Time

Quotes To Get You Motivated For Exams

Yes ladies and gents: it’s exam season. Although it only seems like yesterday that you sat in a stuffy exam hall and cried over the fact that you didn’t read that section of your notes that would have helped you answer the question, you are back at square one again. It’s time to brush off the study cobwebs and get your head buried academic journals and reports.

Even if you are one of the lucky few who escape the trials of exams; you are most likely drowning in a pile of continiouus assessment assignments. No one is a winner at this time of year. While you can’t avoid deadlines, you have to stop procrastinating and get your working cap on. Repeating modules in August doesn’t sound like an appealing way to finish off the summer does it? Sometimes all you need is a little push to get started. Here are some words of wisdom to get you motivated and to lead you into a stress-free summer.

“With will one can do anything.”
– Samuel Smiles


“You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.”
– Author Unknown


“Reach perfection.”

– Baltasar Gracián


“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

 – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“If you want to succeed in the world, you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the roadside until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.”
 – John B. Gough


“Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”
 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”
Napoleon Hill


“It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.”
Napoleon Hill


“Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.”
– Andrew Carnegie


“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”
– Bobby Knight


“You can always become better.”
– Tiger Woods


“Don’t run from a challenge. Instead run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.”
– Nadia Comaneci


“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.”
Donald Trump


“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.”
Thomas J Watson


“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
– Thomas Edison


“Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.”
Robert T. Kiyosaki


“Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.
– Unknown   


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
– Winston Churchill


“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”
– Dr. Seuss

And finally,

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
– W.C. Fields