Kerry Washington
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Kerry Washington attends HBO's Official 2016 Emmy After Party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Every Wednesday, thousands of people will take to social media to share a piece of encouraging or inspiring life advice as part of #WednesdayWisdom. Everyone from athletes to entertainers to authors participate, expressing the lessons they have learned through personal experience or discovered from those who came before them.

Whether you're trying to become a better leader at work or need a little boost to get through the day, these 10 quotes and sentiments are sure to change your outlook on life.