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08/14/2014 03:38 EDT | Updated 08/14/2014 03:59 EDT

16 Motivational Quotes To Read When You're Stressed Out

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Life is just too busy sometimes. Even in the summer, when we’re all supposed to get in a little rest and relaxation, there are deadlines to meet and people to please.

Sometimes when you're stressed to the hilt and can’t focus long enough to decide which item on your long to-do list to tackle next, it helps to soak in a little wisdom from people who've faced considerable challenges and overcome them.

These thoughtful words will give you a little break, make your issues seem smaller in comparison, and give you the mental and spiritual boost to get things done.

Here are 16 motivational quotes we all need to bookmark into our lives: