75 Inspirational Quotes to Encourage and Motivate

Inspirational quotes are uplifting and inspiring words of wisdom that can make a positive impact on your life. Be encouraged by them. Find a quote that is meaningful to you. One that could change the way you think or one that just helps you look at life in a more positive way. Place your favorite quote where you can see it to add a positive thought to your day. Inspirational words to motivate you to be the best you can be! We also offer Daily Inspiration.



  1. If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. Maya Angelou
    Words of Encouragement



  2. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
  3. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
    Quote of the Day



  4. Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread. Francis Bacon
    Funny



  5. Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. Dwight Eisenhower
    Motivational Quotes



  6. People share their wisdom in the hopes of making a difference in other people's lives. Farima Joya, 20 Life Lessons for Your 30s
    Wise



  7. If we have the attitude that it is going to be a great day it usually is. Catherine Pulsifer, Og Mandino Wisdom
    Good Day



  8. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
  9. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb
    Appreciation Poems



  10. The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love. Jean Renoir
    Birthday  |    



  11. When you have faith, everything is possible.
    Faith



  12. If God shuts one door he opens another.
    Inspirational Sayings



  13. Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. Norman Vincent Peale
    Famous



  14. Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else. Pat Conroy, My Losing Season
    Coaching



  15. A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington
  16. A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington
    Problem



  17. I aspire to inspire before I expire. Pravinee Hurbungs
    Funny Poems



  18. Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. William Arthur Ward
    Gratitude



  19. Dreams and goals are coming attractions in your life. Joseph Campbell
    Dream



  20. There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth - not going all the way, and not starting. Buddha
    Truth



  21. Our time here on Earth is a learning experience and no one is exempt!" Angela Agranoff, Overcoming Guilt and Shame
    Experience



  22. Life is more meaningful when you are always looking to grow and working toward a goal. Les Brown
    Meaningful



  23. The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are. Bruce Barton
  24. The most important thing about getting somewhere is starting right where we are. Bruce Barton
    New Beginnings



  25. Only a mediocre person is always at his best. W. Somerset Maugham
    Attitude



  26. Every person is a book, each year a chapter. Mark Twain
    New Year



  27. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin Roosevelt
    Quotes about Overcoming



  28. Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future." Gail Lumet Buckley
    Family



  29. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Steve Jobs
    Work



  30. Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.
  31. Friends are kisses blown to us by angels.
    Friend



  32. It's an incredible feeling to know you've helped change the world for the better, even in a small way. James Fullerton, Self-Esteem
    Helping Others



  33. I'll be happy when…is a false promise. The time to be happy is now. Tony Clark
    Happy



  34. You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. Jimmy Carter
    Graduation Poems



  35. There's a positive side to any situation, even if you don't see it right away. Nealey Stapleton, Life Lessons
    Positive



  36. I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. . . don't complain about the mud! Hyacinth Mottley, Words of Wisdom
    Complaining



  37. One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind. Charles Dickens
  38. One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind. Charles Dickens
    Forgiveness



  39. May there be a miracle in YOUR life today and may you have the EYES to see it. Veronica Hay
    Miracle



  40. Memories may fade as the years go by but they won't age a day. Michelle C. Ustaszeski
    Memory



  41. You might also find that retirement is the time when you stretch out and find your potential. Sid Miramontes
    Retirement



  42. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
    Character



  43. Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right? Wayne Dyer
    Communication



  44. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. Thomas Edison
  45. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have. Thomas Edison
    Confidence



  46. You may plan to write a book some day, but you are living a book every day. Wilferd Peterson
    Poems about Life



  47. Determination is an inside job, but inspiration comes from the outside. Barbara Aberc
    Determination



  48. The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 (NLT)
    Encouraging Bible Verses



  49. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein
    Passion



  50. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi
    Success



  51. Quitters never win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
  52. Quitters never win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
    Never Quit



  53. Money CAN buy happiness IF you use it to help others.
    Happiness



  54. Only a smile, only a word, only a kindness done. John McLeod
    Smile



  55. The stars are a free show; it don't cost anything to use your eyes. George Orwell
    Cool



  56. When I count my blessings I count you twice. Irish Proverb
    Blessed



  57. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank
    Making A Difference



  58. The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford
  59. The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford
    Mistake



  60. In life we can have results or reasons. Harald Anderson
    Quotes about Life



  61. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar
    Goals



  62. Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. Henry vanDyke
    Being Yourself



  63. I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative. James A. Baldwin
    Positive Thinking



  64. For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three. Edgar A. Guest
    Age



  65. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
  66. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
    Irish Quotes



  67. Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill
    Opportunity



  68. Grow old with me, the best is yet to come Robert Browning
    Encouraging  |    



  69. What's on the other side of fear? Nothing. Jamie Foxx
    Fear



  70. A Brother may not be a Friend, but a Friend will always be a Brother. Thomas Jefferson
    Brotherhood



  71. He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. Arabian Proverb
    Hope



  72. Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got. Theodore Roosevelt
  73. Do what you can, where you are, with what you've got. Theodore Roosevelt
    Graduation



  74. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them. Mark Twain
    Books



  75. Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless: peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin
    Beauty



  76. It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult. Seneca
    Dare



  77. There is often a much simpler way of doing things - if you make the effort to look for it. Edward de Bono, Simplicity
    Simplicity



  78. Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness. Ola Joseph
    Diversity



  79. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. e. e. cummings
  80. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. e. e. cummings
    Laughter



  81. Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. Charles Kettering
    Imagination



  82. A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. Mary Kay
    Enthusiasm



  83. Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do. Thomas Jefferson
    Random



  84. There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. W. Clement Stone
    Positive Attitude



  85. It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela
  86. It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela
    Possibilities



  87. Joy is the feeling of grinning inside. Melba Colgrove
    Joy



  88. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. Peter F Drucker
    Decision



The way we think determines our happiness and success in life. And, while life can at times be challenging, you have the choice to be positive or negative. Let these quotes inspire you to be positive. Our hope is you find the best quote that will inspire, uplift, and encourage you!

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Daily Inspiration

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Whenever you’re nervous or stressed, taking a deep breath does wonders. Taking a deep breath directly into your diaphragm or belly is even better.
Bailey Jackson, How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others



Tuesday, September 25, 2018
As with almost everything else in life, you learn about relationships through experience.
Leslie Becker-Phelps, Insecure in Love


Monday, September 24, 2018
Most people forget to keep in mind that almost every successful person has had to start at the very bottom. Instead, people want to reap the rewards without putting in the real work.
Ryan Help, Overcoming Insecurity, Jealousy and Anxiety in Relationships


Sunday, September 23, 2018
There is a difference between what you are feeling and how you are behaving. Change your behavior and your feelings will change.
Stanley Steel, How to Not Be Jealous


Saturday, September 22, 2018
Your innate desire for self-improvement causes you to measure yourself against others, which is good if it inspires you to become a better person.
Bailey Jackson, How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others


Friday, September 21, 2018
The personality trait of grit, the ability to use self-control to keep focused on future goals over long periods, has been linked to achievement.
David DeSteno, Emotional Success


Thursday, September 20, 2018
... we seem to be learning that almost every attribute of your potential, from intelligence to creativity to leadership to personality and engagement, is interconnected with others.
Shawn Achor, Big Potential


Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The same activities that take us from failure to survival would also take us from survival to success, if we would just keep doing them.
Jeff Olson, The Slight Edge


Tuesday, September 18, 2018
When you think about it, you may also find that anyone you consider to be a great listener, you will also consider to be a good person.
Bill DeFoore, Anger: Deal With It, Heal With It, Stop It From Killing You


Monday, September 17, 2018
Happiness is a choice. Happiness may not come knocking on your door, but you can increase your happiness through deliberate actions. Taking one small step at a time.
Corinna Kong, Train For Joy


Sunday, September 16, 2018
Pray as you can, not as you can’t.
Dom Chapman


Saturday, September 15, 2018
What you think affects how you feel and perform. Training your brain is as important as training your body.
Gary Mack, Mind Gym


Friday, September 14, 2018 Your thoughts, in essence, are self-perpetuating or self-fulfilling.
Rhonda Cohen, Sport Psychology


Thursday, September 13, 2018
If you refuse to change your job (if you don’t like it), the only sensible thing you can do is practice loving it every day.
Wayne W. Dyer, Everyday Wisdom For Success


Wednesday, September 12, 2018
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.
Ken Poirot, Mentor Me


Monday, September 10, 2018
While there is certainly nothing wrong with focusing on work obligations and family life, it is equally importantly to include time for personal well-being and personal growth as well.
David James, Focus: The Key to Success


Sunday, September 9, 2018
The poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning once, famously, wrote that "Earth is crammed full of heaven, and every common bush aglow with God. Those who see… take off their shoes." God wants to bring you to a place of "taking off your shoes."
Cherie Hill, Waiting on God


Saturday, September 8, 2018
Forget about the magazines, models, movie stars, and other famous people. You don't need to compare yourself to them. You are not them.
Christopher Epstein, Self Esteem


Friday, September 7, 2018
As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch, and experience.
Wayne Dyer, The Invisible Force


Thursday, September 6, 2018
... making a change in your professional journey can help you become inspired once again.
Vicki Morris, Create Work You Love in 8 Weeks


Wednesday, September 5, 2018
You do not have to be a genius to be inspired ... but you do have to keep your heart and mind open and be willing to work through the roadblocks that life throws at you ...
Jared Krebsbach, Failed Yet Famous


Tuesday, September 4, 2018
You don't need to be anyone other than yourself to achieve prosperity and success. Rather than change who you are, you simply need to tap into and activate the brilliant essence that already exists at your core.
Jeff Davis, The Power of Authentic Leadership


Monday, September 3, 2018
it is not the requirements of the task itself that create pressure; it is our perceptions of those requirements that create the pressure.
Martin Turner, Jamie Barker, What Business Can Learn From Sport Psychology


Sunday, September 2, 2018
I pray you have hope - hope that God is more powerful than all of our past mistakes, hope that God uses our weaknesses to glorify himself, and a deeper hope that he can speak over and through our faulty, muddled words.
Elyse Fitzpatrick, Answering Your Kids' Toughest Questions


Saturday, September 1, 2018
The truth is, no one can control uncertainty. We must take action anyway.
Dave O'Brian, 7 Life Changing Lessons


Friday, August 31, 2018
Do not allow the "this seems too difficult" thought to cross your mind, if it does simply shrug it off as if it did not occur.
S.J. Thompson, I Hate the Way I Procrastinate


Thursday, August 30, 2018
Focus is something most people are lacking from their lives. When you have good focus, you’re able to get work done ahead of time so you have more time to relax and enjoy life.
Renil M. George, Focus


Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Personal control means the ability to change things by one's voluntary actions; it is the opposite of helplessness.
Martin E.P. Seligman, Learned Optimism


Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Many people look for happiness outside themselves, but true happiness must come from inside of us.
Thich Hanh, Anger


Monday, August 27, 2018
Don't set goals that are too far out of reach, or beyond your ability to meet. Keep winning the little wars, one at a time, and you are sure to win the war.
Dr. Phillip Terrance, Tips & Tricks To Increasing Motivation


Sunday, August 26, 2018
The key to life is not accumulation. It's contribution.
Stephen Covey


Saturday, August 25, 2018
Adversity, which looks and feels like such a determined enemy, can become a valuable ally. Only you can decide which it will be.
Joni Eareckson Tada


Friday, August 24, 2018
Dreams and goals and are not just fleeting moments of inspiration. If acted upon, these moments can help us create a life that is exciting and fulfilling.
Joel Osteen


Thursday, August 22, 2018
Every relationship offers one of two things: a lesson or a blessing. In many instances, the lesson is the ultimate blessing.
Anquanette Gaspard, Blink &You Will Miss It


Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Write your motivational sentences in first person addressing yourself as 'I' and read it any time you feel like giving up or postponing.
Mark Thomas, Procrastination Cure


Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden


Monday, August 20, 2018
I may have absolutely no control over what happens to us, but we can control how we respond. If we choose the right attitude, we can rise above whatever challenges we face.
Nick Vujicic, Life Without Limits


Sunday, August 19, 2019
The purpose of a mirror is to reflect the glory of God; Christ can put back together the broken pieces of the shattered mirror.
Paul G. Apple, A Devotional Commentary on the Psalms


Saturday, August 18, 2018
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
Julius Erving


Friday, August 17, 2018
The quality of your life is largely determined by the quality of your time management. But time management is really personal management, life management. It is management of yourself. If you don't control your time properly, it is difficult for you to control anything else.
Brian Tracy, Master Your Time, Master Your Life


Thursday, August 16, 2018
I've come to realize that every single day we face moments that are difficult, uncertain, and scary. Your life requires courage. Mel Robbins


Wednesday, August 15, 2018
How can you love people without encouraging them? And how can you be loyal to people without educating them.
Confucius


Tuesday, August 14, 2018
There will never be another precious you! Be yourself. Stay true to your inner nature. Promise yourself right now that you will not live the rest of your life according to how others think you should live it.
Gail Mewes


Monday, August 13, 2018
One moment of courage can change your day. One day can change your life. And one life can change the world.
Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule


Sunday, August 12, 2018
You should be courageous, not because of who you are and what you've done, but because of who God is and what He has done!
Wayne A. Mack, Courage


Saturday, August 11, 2018
When people feel extraordinary, you get extraordinary results. When people feel ordinary, you get ordinary results.
Rick Pitino, Rebound Rules: The Art of Success 2.0


Friday, August 10, 2018
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Michael Jordan,
Basketball Player


Thursday, August 9, 2018
I believe that my life is built upon layers of little everyday accomplishments. When I think this way, setting goals and taking small risks becomes nothing more than a daily striving to make my life better.
Family Groups, Al-Anon, Courage to Change


Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Sports develop and encourage the spirit of healthy rivalry and competition. They teach us coolness, courage and self-control.
Priyanka Tripathi, Practice like a champion


Tuesday, August 7, 2018
... a 'safe' life is a small one. A life in which all risk is eliminated would be impoverished and constricted.
Gooder Paula, Let Me Go There


Monday, August 6, 2018
Success in any aspect of your life is a result of planning out your goals and utilizing your creativity.
Komail Haider, The Productive Entrepreneur


Sunday, August 5, 2018
Anytime the rich and poor combine, we should listen to whoever has the least power.
Chris Marlow, Doing Good Is Simple


Saturday, August 3, 2018
Anytime the rich and poor combine, we should listen to whoever has the least power.
Chris Marlow, Doing Good Is Simple


Friday, August 2, 2018
You can become better tomorrow than you are today, but it requires letting go of your past and learning from success and failure.
Steve Gilliland, Making A Difference


Thursday, August 2, 2018
A good strategy recognizes the nature of the challenge and offers a way of surmounting it.
Richard Rumelt, Good Strategy Bad Strategy


Wednesday, August 1, 2018
When you bring your Purpose to life, you connect to dormant energy and power. Doors open. Things turn around.
Mastin Kipp, Claim Your Power


Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Being apprehensive about a new experience is natural and even expected, but exhilaration often follows.
Dean Gualco, Making a Difference


Monday, July 30, 2018
In a nutshell, your health, wealth, happiness, fitness, and success depend on your habits.
Joanna Jast, Hack Your Habits


Sunday, July 29, 2018
The purpose of a mirror is to reflect the glory of God; Christ can put back together the broken pieces of the shattered mirror.
Paul G. Apple, A Devotional Commentary on the Psalms


Saturday, July 28, 2018
People who feel like they have enough time know how to linger in moments that deserve their attention; they can stretch the present when the present is worth being stretched.
Laura Vanderkam, Off the Clock


Friday, July 27, 2018
Creating and supporting a co-active way of working together delivers on the imperative and creates a culture of resilience and resourcefulness.
Henry Kimsey-House, Co-Active Coaching


Thursday, July 26, 2018
Don't forget too that goals, once met, often require maintenance.
Ian Tuhovsky, Self-Discipline


Wednesday, July 25, 2018
A compassionate life is more fulfilling.
Marc Ian Barasch, The Compassionate Life


    
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