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It was not meant to be inspiring. Those quotes follow this mission statement that I have come to agree with:

The War Against Motivation Continues

For over two decades, the multi-billion dollar motivation industry has unleashed untold suffering upon the workplaces, schools and civil institutions of the world – in the insidious form of the motivational poster. By the millions they have been sold and displayed – these dark instruments of corporate propaganda. While promising to stimulate “Hope”, “Success” and “Teamwork”, instead these tools of coercion and intimidation have inspired only grief, anger and nausea.

Pessimism. Mediocrity. Failure. Despite the considerable efforts of the motivation industry, each remains an inevitable part of our daily lives. Why, then, do we continue trying to fight them with motivational books, speakers, and posters?

We believe that such products only perpetuate the cycle of unuhappiness by raising expectations higher than life can meet. We believe that [our insight] will inspire to new heights by lowering your expectations. Let the healing begin!