Tired? Jaded? Lacking motivation and energy? Who better to provide you with a pep talk than cinema’s foremost exponent of positivity and general joie de vivre, Mr. Werner Herzog?! You may remember him from such uplifting films as Aguirre, Wrath of God and Even Dwarfs Started Small (and, of course, this wonderful, tender paean to the virtues of chickens). Happily, we’re not the only ones to appreciate his power to inspire — the curators of the ongoing Tumblr project Herzog Inspirationals, which we spotted via Open Culture, have paired some of the great man’s quotes with beautiful, inspiring imagery. Click through to check out some of the best — there are plenty more here.