38 Inspirational Quotes and Sayings

Inspirational quotes and sayings are motivational, positive and inspiring words of wisdom that can make an impact on your life. Be encouraged by them. Find a quote that is meaningful to you, it could change the way you think or just helps you look at issues in a more positive way. Place your favorite quote where you can see it. Uplifting and inspirational words to motivate you to be the best you can be!



  1. Although we cannot intentionally change many aspects of ourselves or our world, we can exert some power over the courses of our own lives. James O. Prochaska, Changing for Good
    Quotes about Change



  2. Yes, indeed, one word of encouragement can change the world. Debbie Macomber, One Perfect Word
    Change The World



  3. We make decisions based on what we think we know. It wasn't too long ago that the majority of people believed the world was flat. Simon Sinek, Start with Why
    Funny Quotes about Life



  4. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
  5. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
    Yiddish Saying
    The first time I read this quote it made me stop and realize how rich I could be if I just changed my thinking. Rather than wanting we need to focus and appreciate all that we have. Appreciation



  6. Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Let this quote encourage you. We can't change the past but we can change today by what we do! Words of Encouragement



  7. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones. Benjamin Franklin
  8. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones.
    Benjamin Franklin Sometimes we are to quick to point out other peoples faults, however, we also are not perfect, we always need to keep that in mind. Cute Quotes



  9. Inspiration is a message from your unconscious wisdom telling you to go out there and be the fullest, most positive expression of you who you REALLY are.
    Paul Dalton
    Being inspired allows you to do things that perhaps you once thought were not possbile. Positive Quotes



  10. And when you wish upon a star ...you might be happier the way you are. Phyllis Sugar, Wishing
  11. And when you wish upon a star ...you might be happier the way you are.
    Phyllis Sugar, Wishing
    Don't let your happiness be determined by what you wish for tomorrow, live today. Often times our wish may not give us happiness, especially if we are not happy today. Happiness



  12. Success is inevitable if you keep moving. The only thing that matters is that you keep going. The only way to truly fail at a marathon is to stop taking the next step.
    Tim Grahl, Running Down a Dream
    The key words in this quote are "keep moving." Far to often people stop when faced with obstacles or a failure. Sometimes we have to take a step back to be able to step forward. Moving Forward



  13. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. Peter F Drucker
  14. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
    Peter F Drucker
    Peter Drucker has been providing inspiration through education and business advice for years. His words reflect his experience. Starting a business is a risk and it takes courage but this is rarely thought about when the business is successful. Courage



  15. Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life.
    Vic Johnson, Goal Setting
    If life has no meaning then what is the purpose? Meaningful



  16. Quitters never win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
  17. Quitters never win. Winners never quit!
    Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
    It goes without saying that you will never win if you give up. Have a winning attitude, be determined in all you do. Winning



  18. The trials in our lives are valuable lessons and those lessons can be used to avoid similar situations in the future or even help someone else.
    Neviesh Perry, To my Sisters
    Be thankful for trials and failures as they do provide lessons. You will find the lessons you learn can provide the stepping stones for success in the future. Life Lessons



  19. love is better than anger.... Jack Layton
  20. "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world."
    Jack Layton
    Love, hope and optimism - 3 things that if we all had more of, would change the world. Love



  21. Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
    Francis Bacon
    While this quote may make you smile, it contains much wisdom. Helping others, giving to others, brings more blessings back to you. Funny Quotes



  22. Life without purpose is meaningless. Amy Torres
  23. Life without purpose is meaningless.
    Amy Torres, Sweet Dreams of Awakening
    Imagine getting up in the morning and having no purpose, having nothing to do. Imagine that day after day - how boring life would be. We all have a purpose and we all need to discover it and fulfill our purpose for being. Purpose



  24. Don't be afraid to stumble. Any inventor will tell you that you don't follow a plan far before you strike a snag. If, out of 100 ideas you get one that works, it's enough.
    Charles Kettering
    Words spoken from a person who had at least 186 patents, Charles Kettering was an American inventor. Idea



  25. Many people believe in God, but not many believe God. Mark Dudley
  26. Many people believe in God, but not many believe God.
    Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
    Love this quote. And, what words of wisdom it contains. A great quote to reflect on - do you trust God? Trust God



  27. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy
    This quote reflects the thought, action speaks louder than words! Actions Speak Louder Than Words



  28. Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times. Paul Brodie
  29. Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times.
    Paul Brodie
    Adversity, challenges, life issues that is where our character is built! Character



  30. Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
    Wayne Huizenga
    Which are you - the dreamer or the doer? Dream



  31. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
  32. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
    Bill Bradley
    You can have lots of ambition but if you don't persist when the going gets tough then you will never reach success. Ambition



  33. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.
    Zig Ziglar
    Inspire others, encourage others, you may never realize the impact and influence you have made in another's day and in their life. Life Quotes



  34. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
  35. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
    Saying - Author Unknown
    Truly one of my favorite sayings. Even on our worst days, something good has happened and that is what we need to focus on. Your attitude is a reflection of your thoughts and if your focus is on all the bad, then you will definitely have a bad day, find the good! Attitude



  36. Be your own inspiration. Each day, try to write what you're thankful for.
    Dylan J. Cameron, Positive Thinking In a Negative World
    Wise words! Thanksgiving



  37. Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein
  38. Failure is success in progress.
    Albert Einstein
    Progress in failure doesn't seem right, however, failure means you are moving forward, taking action and more importantly learning what will work and what will not work. Take the lesson from the failure and keep moving - you are making progress. Progress



  39. People with goals succeed because they know where they're going. Now think of a ship leaving a harbor and think of it with a complete voyage mapped out and planned. The captain and crew know exactly where it's going and how long it will take.
    Earl Nightingale, The Strangest Secret
    Goals give you a road map. They give you focus. They can get you to where you want to go. Goals



  40. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful? Author Unknown
  41. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful?
    Saying - Author Unknown
    The words we speak can have such an impact on others. Listen to your words would you want them written on your skin? Inspirational Sayings



  42. When you learn something new, especially something that's not connected to your day job, it can be inspirational and life-changing.
    Norah Deay, How To Become The Go-To Person
    Never stop learning no matter how old you are, no matter what success you have achieved. Learning



  43. Every person is a book, each year a chapter. Mark Twain
  44. Every person is a book, each year a chapter.
    Mark Twain
    We all have a story. And how that story is written is entirely up to you. Graduation



  45. A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
    Mary Kay
    Enthusiasm is one of the keys to success. Enthusiasm



  46. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right. Henry Ford
  47. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right.
    Henry Ford
    A famous saying said many years ago by Henry Ford, but one that still holds true today. It may seem funny, but your attitude, your thinking will determine your success. Funny Sayings



  48. Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams.
    Brad Sugars
    Agree with Brad - words and thoughts can bring you inspiration, but until you take the first step, you must motivate yourself, otherwise, your dream will just remain a dream. Motivational



  49. It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela
  50. It always seems impossible until its done.
    Nelson Mandela
    Famous words by Nelson Mandela that hold so much truth. How many times have you heard others say that can't be done, yet someone takes the initiative and what can't be done is actually done! Famous Quotes



  51. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
    Steve Jobs
    This quote has been said many ways but it all comes down to loving the work that you are doing. When you find that you will find that what you are doing is no longer work. Work



  52. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. Thomas Edison
  53. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
    Thomas Edison
    No one is better than you. We all bring our own talents and uniqueness to this world. Wealth, riches, and, position does not make one person better than the next. Self Worth



  54. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.
    Michelle Obama
    It is all in your attitude, in how you view life's challenges. The previous First Lady's words are ones which we should all take to heart. Hardship



  55. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
  56. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
    Irish Blessing
    Inspire others with this blessing.
    Irish Blessings


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