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Look, we get it—inspirational quotes have a tendency to be a little (OK, really) cheesy. But the truth is that sometimes you just really need a great mantra to lift your spirits (and save to your Pinterest board). Which is why we turned to 11 awesome people for their non-corny words of wisdom, guaranteed to inspire and encourage. You’ve got this.

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“Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion.” – Tina Fey

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“If not me, who? If not now, when?” – Emma Watson

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“Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper.” – Julia Child

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“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou

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“Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” – Jennifer Lopez

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“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

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“I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind learning.” – Amy Poehler

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“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window—or break down a door.” – Brooke Shields

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“The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra

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“If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat. Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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“The difference between winning and losing is, most often, not quitting.” – Walt Disney

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