Motivation is crucial to anything we do in life, sometimes it is helpful to take look at inspirational thought and wisdom by others who share our skill sets. So below I have contrived a list of quotes for your enjoyment.
Programming is a skill best acquired by practice and example rather than from books.
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
Design and programming are human activities; forget that and all is lost.
Programming is an explanatory activity.
Normal people... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.
They know enough who know how to learn.
Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn't take it away from you. I'm happy to share what I can, because I'm in it for the love of programming.