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As with many things in life, the hardest part about getting organized is getting started. This month, get started with these 28 amazing quotes. There is a quote for every day in February.

Of the many sayings about ordering your life, one of the best quotes has three simple principles:

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

Let’s get started!

February 1: Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. ~ Arthur Ashe

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. ~ Arthur Ashe 

February 2: It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

February 3: Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein

Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein

February 4: Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ~ William Morris

February 5: For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned. ~ Benjamin Franklin

For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned. ~ Benjamin Franklin 

February 6: Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. ~ Confucius

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. ~ Confucius 

February 7: Our life is frittered away by detail...Simplify, simplify. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Our life is frittered away by detail…Simplify, simplify. ~ Henry David Thoreau 

February 8: Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to.” ~ Lao Tzu

Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to.” ~ Lao Tzu 

February 9: If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. ~ Olin Miller

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. ~ Olin Miller 

February 10: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci 

February 11: A good system shortens the road to the goal. ~ Orison Swett Marden

A good system shortens the road to the goal. ~ Orison Swett Marden

February 12: The best way to get something done is to begin. ~ Author Unknown

The best way to get something done is to begin. ~ Author Unknown 

February 13: The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have, the more free you are. ~ Mother Teresa

The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have, the more free you are. ~ Mother Teresa 

February 14: Organize your life around your dreams, and watch them come true. ~ Author Unknown

Organize your life around your dreams, and watch them come true. ~ Author Unknown 

February 15: Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision. ~ Paul Wellstone

Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision. ~ Paul Wellstone 

February 16: Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler. ~ Henry David Thoreau 

February 17: To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. ~ Anatole France

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. ~ Anatole France 

February 18: …Keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~ Dinah Craik

Keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~ Dinah Craik 

February 19: You'll never get organized if you don’t have a vision for your life. ~ Linda Eubanks

You'll never get organized if you don’t have a vision for your life. ~ Linda Eubanks

February 20: Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ Francis of Assisi

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ Francis of Assisi 

February 21: First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. ~ Napoleon Hill

First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. ~ Napoleon Hill 

February 22: You will never be completely ready. Start from wherever you are. ~ C.J. Hayden

You will never be completely ready. Start from wherever you are. ~ C.J. Hayden

February 23: It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot

February 24: It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ~ attributed to Charles Darwin

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ~ attributed to Charles Darwin

February 25: Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. ~ Carl Sandburg

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. ~ Carl Sandburg

February 26: The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts; it gives you what you demand with your actions. ~ Steve Maraboli

The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts; it gives you what you demand with your actions. ~ Steve Maraboli

February 27: Clutter is not just physical stuff. It’s old ideas, toxic relationships and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self. ~ Eleanor Brownn

Clutter is not just physical stuff. It’s old ideas, toxic relationships and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self. ~ Eleanor Brownn

February 28: Joy is not in things; it is in us. ~ Richard Wagner

Joy is not in things; it is in us. ~ Richard Wagner

I will post one of these quotes on social media every day in February.

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