We know, we know: Inspirational quotes have a tendency to feel kind of eye roll-y most of the time. But other times, when we’re lacking motivation or having a bad day, repeating a mantra really does help. Here, nine slightly cliché sayings (perfect for your secret Pinterest board) that will give you a little perspective when you need it most.

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Be the person your dog thinks you are. 

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Beyoncé wasn't built in a day. 

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Surround yourself with people who get you. 

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Stop wishing. Start doing. 

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Good things come to those who work for it. 

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Another woman's success is not a measure of your failure. 

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Wake up. Drink coffee. Kick ass. Repeat. 

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Life is short. Buy the good wine. 

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You got this. 

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