It’s a reasonably good idea to begin your SOP with an inspiring quote and relate it with your vision towards life and career. Here are some highly inspiring quotes.
- Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs. –Farrah Gray
- The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. –Henry David Thoreau
- There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. –Roger Staubach
- Education costs money. But then so does ignorance. –Sir Claus Moser
- The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand
- Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt
- When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. –Lao Tzu
- Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon Hill
- Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost
- Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone
- I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey
- You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. –Christopher Columbus
Hope this helps you.