It’s just so friggin’ fascinating. A few letters strung together and you have words. A weapon that is capable on instilling an unlimited variety of emotions in a person. Like Albus Dumbledore once said, “Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.”

And you surely can’t doubt the greatest wizard of them all. He couldn’t be more right. A few words can inspire underdogs to become giants, galvanise a losing side to capture glory, turn a group of soldiers into indomitable warriors. That’s the power of words.

So here are 15 of the most motivational quotes out there that are bound to give you all the motivation you need to seize the day:

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Carpe diem, my friend. Carpe diem!