We love ourselves a good quote and so we asked our community to share their favorite quotes and affirmations with us and we’ve highlighted some below.

JUDiTH+ROLFE | Bespoke Paper Art

This is my favorite quote that I try to live by: “Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.” – Chuck Close This is the abbreviated gist, there’s a much longer version out there. But the point is that there’s value and learning opportunity in the process. We can’t sit around and wait for good ideas or inspiration to hit us. Just start making! Read more>>

Joanne Ericksen | The Viking Lawyer

If you’re going through hell, keep going. From Winston Churchill. We all go through hell at times. This quote encourages me to keep going because I WILL get to the other side. Persistence pays off! Read more>>

Kareem Shon | Host of The International Reem Show

“Hip Hop isn’t something that you do, Hip Hop is something that you live” KRS-ONE We live this culture called Hip Hop everyday of our lives. You can see it in how we dress, the books we read, how we communicate, how we respect each other, and how we love each other. We also have a responsibility to deliver the right messages to our families, friends, our communities and ultimately the world. Also within the culture we want to educate our worldwide audience on how Hip Hop is used as a tool. Whether it’s the young using it to voice their opinions and rebel against their governments, or our elders advising us to make better financial choices there is power in Hip Hop. Get to know the International Supreme Team: Taraja Shave Shack Sha Scooby T. Barnes Noah Archangel. Read more>>

Bendición | Artist

An affirmation I like is “Con Confianza” which translates to “with confidence”. I used to struggle with my confidence but art has played a big role in building my confidence. This was not my favorite affirmation until my boyfriend would always remind me. Everything I do, do it “con confianza”. It helps motivate me when I doubt myself, and makes me push myself more with in my goals. Read more>>