We asked folks to tell us about their favorite quote or affirmation and to tell us what it means to them. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Mac Rivera | Artist & Entrepreneur

“Life shrinks or expands in proportions to one’s courage” by Anais Nin is the quote that has influenced me a lot for a decade now. It’s one thing to know that we always have something to learn but we won’t really learn anything mew unless we expand our experiences by going out there and taking risks, go beyond our comfort zones, make mistakes, and be willing to take hits instead of just playing it safe. Read more>>

Tori Mistick | Founder of Wear Wag Repeat & Professional Dog Mom

My favorite quote is from Maya Angelou: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Read more>>

Faaris Sattar | Rapper/Singer

“When you can’t stay motivated, stay consistent” There’s no secret trick to success, but this quote is the closest thing to one. If I’d waited for motivation to strike every time I wanted to make a song, I’d be nowhere. The days where I’ve really moved the needle are the ones where I had less than zero motivation but decided to show up anyways. Read more>>