ᐅTop399+ Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You Today

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis

“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”

“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” ― Sarah Dessen

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ― Helen Keller

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Friendship isn’t a big thing—it’s a million little things.” — Paulo Coelho

“There is greatness in doing something you hate for the sake of someone you love.” ― Shmuley Boteach

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” — Donald Miller

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” ― Stephanie Perkins

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” — Carl Jung

“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” ― J.K. Rowling

“They may forget what you said — but they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Carl W. Buehner

“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” ― Robert T. Kiyosaki

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” — Francis Chan

“80 percent of success is showing up.” — Woody Allen

“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck, and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.” ― Steve Maraboli

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” — Sun Tzu

“Stay hungry, stay foolish.” — Steve Jobs

“A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against not with the wind.” — John Neal

People of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” — Elinor Smith

“Most men and women die intellectually at 25, but are not buried until 60.” — G. E. Marchand

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” — Dale Carnegie

“Inspiration is for amateurs—the rest of us just show up and get to work.” — Chuck Close

“Work hard in silence and let success make the noise.”

“Work hard in silence and let success make the noise.”

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.” — Bessie A. Stanley

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale

“Success is failure turned inside out.” — Edgar A. Guest

“You may get to the very top of the ladder and then find it has not been leaning against the right wall.” — Allen Raine

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” — Albert Einstein

“Some of the biggest failures I ever had were successes. A man has to try in order to grow, and try again. The point is that it’s the trying that does it, and not necessarily achieving what he is attempting to do.” — Pearl Bailey

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ― Oliver Goldsmith

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” — Roger Staubach

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” — Zig Ziglar

“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” — Bob Dylan

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” — Coco Chanel

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” — Napoleon Hill

“Have no fear of perfection — you’ll never reach it.” ― Salvador Dali

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ― Truman Capote

“Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ― Herman Melville

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” ― Herbert Bayard Swope

“There’s no excuse to not be the hardest worker in the room, whatever it may be, your job, the gym, your relationship. Your name’s attached to it, and that has to mean more than anything.” — Greg Plitt

“You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Use it! Do something with it! Get a reward from it. Allow your pain to push you to greatness.” — Eric Thomas

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“You drown not by falling into the river, but by staying submerged in it.” — Paulo Coelho

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.” ― J.K. Rowling

“There are few things more liberating in this life than having your worst fear realized.” — Conan O’Brien

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” — George Addair

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” — Amelia Earhart

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

“Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” ― Zig Ziglar

“Death is being alive and not knowing it.”

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” ― Maya Angelou

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” ― Marianne Williamson

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ― Oprah Winfrey

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” — Michael Jordan

“It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.” — Tony Robbins

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten.” — Jessie Potter

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” — Les Brown

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” — Alice Walker

“Opportunity is often missed because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Anonymous

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — Adelaide Anne Procter

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” — Theodore Roosevelt

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life — and that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ― Arthur C. Clarke

“He who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right.” — Confucius

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.”

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ― Viktor E. Frankl

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” ― Zig Ziglar

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.”

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bill Keane

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” ― Allen Saunders

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ― Mark Twain

“It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.” ― Maurice Switzer

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” ― William Shakespeare

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ― Oscar Wilde

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ― J.K. Rowling

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― Andre Gide

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” ― Narcotics Anonymous

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” ― Percy Colson

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” ― J.K. Rowling

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough.” — Joe E. Lewis

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch

“So many books, so little time.” ― Frank Zappa

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. -Sylvester Stallone

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. -Michael Altshuler

Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand. -Oprah Winfrey

You are enough just as you are. -Meghan Markle

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive. -Maya Angelou

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way. -Martin Luther King Jr.

You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script. -Oprah Winfrey

You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. -Mandy Hale

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality. -Malala Yousafzai

Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.

Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go. -Nicole Kidman

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. -Mahatma Gandhi

Dreams don’t have to just be dreams. You can make it a reality; if you just keep pushing and keep trying, then eventually you’ll reach your goal. -Naomi Osaka

Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. -Mae Jemison

If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it. -Muhammad Ali

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. -Helen Keller

Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it. -Lindsey Vonn

The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it. -Mother Teresa

Happiness is not by chance, but by choice. -Jim Rohn

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. -Joseph Campbell

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. -John Barrymore

Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful. -Hazrat Inayat Khan

You get what you give. -Jennifer Lopez

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you. -Mary Lou Retton

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. -Walt Whitman

Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive. -Hafez

It is never too late to be what you might have been. -George Eliot

You make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You draw your own box. -Meghan

It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts. -Ella Fitzgerald

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

You must do the things you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt

The most wasted of days is one without laughter. -E. E. Cummings

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -Malala Yousafzai

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory. -Dr. Seuss

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen. -Deep Roy

You do not find the happy life. You make it. -Camilla Eyring Kimball

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. -Lily Tomlin

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. -Norman Vincent Peale

What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. -Bob Dylan

Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud. -Maya Angelou

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -C.S. Lewis

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says "I'm possible!" -Audrey Hepburn

Limit your "always" and your "nevers." -Amy Poehler​​

I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing. -Herman Melville

You shouldn't be ashamed of your pain; you have the right to have your pain treated. -Naomi Judd

Remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. -Henry Ford

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. -Truman Capote

For one to have complete satisfaction from flowers, you must have time to spend with them. -Grace Kelly

The best revenge is massive success. -Frank Sinatra

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. -Ella Fitzgerald

It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then. -Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. -William James

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes. -Eleanor Roosevelt

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel. -Demi Lovato

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. -Jimmy Dean

When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go. -Carol Burnett

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. -Marie Curie

In the long run, you make your own luck — good, bad, or indifferent. -Loretta Lynn

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. -Willie Nelson

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. -Aristotle

Believe you can and you're halfway there. -Theodore Roosevelt

Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again. -Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

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

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. -Helen Keller

The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. -Amelia Earhart

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. -Winston Churchill

The Sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on. -Charles Dickens

It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult. -Queen Elizabeth II

There is nothing impossible to they who will try. -Alexander the Great

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau

When your dreams are bigger than the places you find yourself in, sometimes you need to seek out your own reminders that there is more. And there is always more waiting for you on the other side of fear. -Elaine Welteroth

All dreams are within reach. All you have to do is keep moving towards them. -Viola Davis

I don't harp on the negative because if you do, then there's no progression. There's no forward movement. You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control. Like, you have control over the choices you make. -Taraji P. Henson

Our predecessors overcame many troubles and much suffering, but each time got back up stronger than before. -Shinzo Abe

Happiness is not something readymade; it comes from your own actions.

Happiness is not something readymade; it comes from your own actions. -The Dalai Lama

Always work hard and have fun in what you do because I think that's when you're more successful. You have to choose to do it. -Simone Biles

One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. -Michelle Obama

Don't save your best for when you think the material calls for it. Always bring your full potential to every take, and be on top of your job, or they will replace you. -Gabrielle Union

My least favorite phrase in the English language is 'I don't care.' -James Caan

If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven't done much today. -Mikhail Gorbachev

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. -Ronald Reagan

We do not fall in love with the package of the person; we fall in love with the inside of a person. -Anne Heche

If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy. -Mark Cuban

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein

A dead end street is a good place to turn around. -Naomi Judd

Champions keep playing until they get it right. -Billie Jean King

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. -Esteé Lauder

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. -Steve Jobs

Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. -Madam C.J Walker

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. -Thomas Edison

I don’t go to church regular. But I pray for answers to my problems. -Loretta Lynn

Once you face your fear, nothing is ever as hard as you think. -Olivia Newton-John

All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney

We will fail when we fail to try. -Rosa Parks

Attitude is the ‘little’ thing that makes a big difference.

Attitude is the 'little' thing that makes a big difference. -Winston Churchill

You can't rely on how you look to sustain you, what sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful is compassion; for yourself and your those around you. -Lupita Nyong'o

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. -Madeleine Albright

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. -A.A. Milne

I scorched the earth with my talent and I let my light shine. -André Leon Talley

I have learned not to allow rejection to move me. -Cicely Tyson

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. -Booker T. Washington

There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it

There is always light. If only we're brave enough to see it. If only we're brave enough to be it. -Amanda Gorman

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela

It is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change. -Queen Elizabeth II

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