15 Quotes To Get You Through Spring Cleaning

Sometimes, you just need a few friendly words of encouragement to help you tackle whatever challenge is looming on your plate, and with the new season upon us, a few motivational quotes to help you start your spring cleaning could just be exactly what you need right now. Springtime means many beautiful things: flowers, baby animals, temperatures above freezing, and, after some serious pep-talking and motivation, a freshly cleaned home. However, spring doesn't always come easily. Weather fluxes from beautiful to horrific, trees struggle to bloom in the wind, and our apartments remain cluttered while we dole out our excuses for why we can put off our spring cleaning endeavors for another week. It's safe to say that we need more than a little encouragement to actually start our spring cleaning.

Before you break out the rubber gloves and Windex, it's best to make your spring cleaning plan of action. Tackling a messy home takes a lot of stamina, and to make sure you don't give up and resort to binging on another series on Netflix, it's best to evaluate the tasks that you have at hand — and that may require an extra push.

To get you through the chaos of spring cleaning, read through these inspirational quotes for an instant pep talk. And remember: you got this.

1. "If you're going through hell, keep going." — Winston Churchill

2. "The best way out is always through." — Robert Frost

3. "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement." — Helen Keller

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

5. "Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances." — Virgil

6. "The starting point of all achievement is desire." — Napoleon Hill

7. "We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change." — Sheryl Sandberg

8. "The most effective way to do it, is to do it." — Amelia Earhart

9. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." — Sally Berger

10. "Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes; work never begun." — Christina Rossetti

11. "We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist." — Queen Victoria

12. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." — John D. Rockefeller

13. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

14. "The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself." — Mark Caine

15. "Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you." — Heidi Johnson

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