And for us, that time came yesterday when we had an hour to kill and nothing to entertain ourselves with other than an iPad and an app designed to make motivational memes.
The app comes complete with a number of iconic, tasteful images which can easily be paired with genuinely inspirational quotes.
Or not - which is the direction we took...
Feel free to print these and hang them on your walls for inspiration. Better still, print them and hang them on the walls of those who deserve to be confused and depressed!