60 Inspirational Quotes

Be inspired by these inspirational quotes which have motivational and uplifting words of wisdom that can make a positive 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 quotes to motivate you to be the best you can be!



    For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream. 
 Eric Thomas

  1. For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream.
    Eric Thomas
    Famous Quotes

    We all have dreams but are you taking the action each and every week to move you in the direction of your dream.




  2. Having good days is a decision that we make every day before we even walk out the door.
    Sumit Gautam, Ways to start your day positively
    Good Day




  3. . . .  go out there and be the fullest, most positive expression of you who
 you REALLY are.  Paul Dalton

  4. 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
    Positive Quotes

    Being inspired allows you to do things that perhaps you once thought were not possbile.




  5. Everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life. The difference lies in how we look at things.
    Vishal Pandey, Positive Thinking
    Positive Attitude

    Are you living to your full potential? Keep your attitude positive and find solutions that are stopping you from being all the you can be.




  6. Determine what motivates you and you can find your path to love, happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete. Louis Howard

  7. Determine what motivates you and you can find your path to love, happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete.
    Louis Howard, Inside The Minds of Champions
    Motivational Quotes




  8. Never let your past decisions determine your future outcome.
    Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
    Inspirational Quotes for Students




  9. 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

  10. 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



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




  12. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.

  13. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
    Yiddish Proverb
    Appreciation

    The first time I read this inspirational 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 what we have.




  14. You are who you are, and nothing can change that. You're beautiful just as you are.
    Karen Flaherty, Getting to Know YOU
    Beautiful Quotes




  15. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones. Benjamin Franklin

  16. Wink at small faults; remember thou hast great ones.
    Benjamin Franklin
    Cute Quotes

    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.




  17. Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Words of Encouragement

    Let this quote encourage and inspire you. We can't change the past but we can change today by what we do!




  18. Many people believe in God, but not many believe God. Mark Dudley

  19. Many people believe in God, but not many believe God.
    Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I
    Trust God

    Love this quote. Great words to reflect on - do you trust God?




  20. Whether in athletics, business, government, or in the context of one's own family, the best leaders inspire others to harness their utmost potential to benefit the common good.
    Peter Tormey, The Thursday Speeches
    Leadership




  21. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, 
let them inspire you. Michelle Obama

  22. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.
    Michelle Obama
    Hardship

    It is all in your attitude, in how you view life's challenges. The previous First Lady's quote is a a key to success.




  23. Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams.
    Brad Sugars
    Action

    Agree with Brad - words and thoughts can be inspiring, but until you take the first step, you must motivate yourself, otherwise, your dream will just remain a dream.




  24. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right. Henry Ford

  25. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right.
    Henry Ford
    Funny Sayings

    Famous words said many years ago by Henry Ford, but it that still holds true. It may seem funny, but your attitude, your thinking will determine your success.




  26. 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
    Moving Forward

    The key phrase in this quote is "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 and succeed.




  27. And when you wish upon a star ...you might be happier the way you are. Phyllis Sugar, Wishing

  28. And when you wish upon a star ...you might be happier the way you are.
    Phyllis Sugar, Wishing
    Happiness

    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.




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

    Peter Drucker has been providing inspiration through education and business advice for years. Starting a business is a risk and it takes courage but this is rarely thought about when the business is successful.



  30. Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage 
you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life. Vic Johnson

  31. Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life.
    Vic Johnson, Goal Setting
    Meaningful

    If life has no meaning then what is the purpose?




  32. Quitters never win. Winners never quit!
    Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
    Winning

    It goes without saying that you will never win if you give up. Have a winning attitude, be determined.




  33. Forgiveness is for YOU, not the other person. Holding a grudge weighs down your spirit and can make you become a person you don't want to be. Joanna C Smith

  34. Forgiveness is for YOU, not the other person. Holding a grudge weighs down your spirit and can make you become a person you don't want to be.
    Joanna C Smith, Sister Chronicles
    Forgiveness




  35. "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

    Love, hope and optimism - 3 things that if we had more of, would change the world.




  36. There's no such thing as lack of time, only lack of focus. We can all do the things we really want to do. Robyn Pearce

  37. There's no such thing as lack of time, only lack of focus. We can all do the things we really want to do.
    Robyn Pearce, Getting a Grip on Time Management
    Time

    Why do some people seem to accomplish more than others? The difference is there ability to stay focused. Each of us have the same hours in a day, but the biggest difference is how we use each hour - do we sleep in or are we inspired and get up an hour early?




  38. 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
    Life Lessons

    Let this quote be encouraging and always 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.




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

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

    While this quote may make you smile, it contains much wisdom. Helping others, giving to others, brings more blessings back to you.




  41. Like many things in life, your compassion is a skill that can be exercised.
    Simeon Lindstrom
    Compassion




  42. Life without purpose is meaningless. Amy Torres

  43. Life without purpose is meaningless.
    Amy Torres, Sweet Dreams of Awakening
    Purpose

    Imagine getting up in the morning and having no purpose, having nothing to do. Imagine how boring life would be. Everyone has a purpose and we need to discover to fulfill our purpose for being.




  44. Success isn't easy, and that's a good thing - at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous!
    David Fairweather, Winning Mindset
    Success




  45. 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
  46. 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
    Idea

    An encouraging quote from Charles Kettering who was an American inventor who had at least 186 patents..




  47. 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
    Learning

    Never stop learning no matter how old you are, no matter what success you have achieved. It can be exciting and uplifting to learn a new skill!




  48. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest
 appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

  49. As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
    John F. Kennedy
    Gratitude

    A quote to remind us to show gratitude and appreciation as we reach our goals.




  50. Being confident with what you do drives you to achieve your goals, work at your best and overcome any challenges that come your way.
    Matt Morris, CPCC, Positive Thinking
    Best




  51. Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times. Paul Brodie

  52. Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times.
    Paul Brodie
    Character

    Adversity, challenges, life issues that is where our character is built!




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

    Enthusiasm is a key to success. It can uplift others and excite others to possibilities!




  54. Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and
 make it happen. Wayne Huizenga

  55. Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
    Wayne Huizenga
    Dream

    Which are you - the dreamer or the doer? Be the doer and succeed!




  56. As I have discovered again and again, things are never as bad (or as good) as they seem at the time.
    Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
    Good




  57. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
  58. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
    Bill Bradley
    Ambition

    You can have lots of ambition but if you don't persist when the going gets tough then you will never reach success.




  59. ...goals allow you to take control. Instead of living life by chance, you live by choice.
    Kam Knight, Goal Setting
    Goal Setting

    Set your goals, take your life in the direction you want to see your future unfold.



  60. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have 
an impact on a life. Zig Ziglar

  61. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.
    Zig Ziglar
    Inspirational Quotes about Life

    Inspire, encourage, and uplift others - you may never realize the impact and influence you have made in another person's life.




  62. We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us and support us. We want beliefs that are 'the wind beneath our wings', causing us to soar and to be all we can be.
    Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
    Believe




  63. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.

  64. Everyday may not be a good day but there is good in every day.
    Author Unknown
    Attitude

    An uplifting quote! 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 the bad, then you will definitely have a bad day, find the good!



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

    In the future you will look back and see your success in many different areas!



  66. Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein
  67. Failure is success in progress.
    Albert Einstein
    Progress

    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 can succeed!



  68. 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

    Goals give you a road map. They give you focus, they help you succeed. They can get you to where you want to go.



  69. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful? Author Unknown
  70. If the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful?
    Author Unknown
    Inspirational Sayings

    What we say, how we speak can have such an impact on others. Listen to your words would you want them written on your skin?



  71. If you've set goals and you want to achieve them, you have to think positively and achieving those goals will be a lot easier.
    Becca Earl, Positive Thinking
    Positive Thinking

    To succeed in achieving your goals you must first believe that your goals are possible!



  72. Every person is a book, each year a chapter. Mark Twain
  73. Every person is a book, each year a chapter.
    Mark Twain
    Graduation

    Everyone has a story, and how that story is written is entirely up to you.



  74. 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



  75. It always seems impossible until its done. Nelson Mandela
  76. It always seems impossible until its done.
    Nelson Mandela
    Possibilities

    This famous quote by Nelson Mandela holds 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!



  77. 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

    This quote has been said many ways but it 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.



  78. In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration
 and hope.   Verusha Singh

  79. In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration and hope.
    Verusha Singh, Inspirational Short Stories About Success And Happiness
    Hope



  80. The talents we each have been blessed with can only be developed if we use them fully to benefit the lives of others as well as our own.
    Karen Casey, The Promise of a New Day
    Blessed


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

  1. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.
    Thomas Edison
    Self Worth

    No one is better than you. We bring our own talents and uniqueness to this world. Wealth, riches, and, position does not make a person better than the next.



  2. One must not focus on the risk of saying, "Yes." The greater risk is missing opportunities by saying, "No."
    Charles Sullivan, Never Say Never, Never Say No
    Quotes about Taking Risks



  3. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
  4. May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.
    Irish Blessing
    Irish Blessings



  5. Giving back to society and community enriches our lives, making it a double blessing.
    Kellie Sullivan, Positive Thinking
    Giving



  6. There are good and bad kids in this place, so make sure you pick the right ones.

  7. I'll never forget the advice my father gave me as I prepared to go outside and play one day: "There are good and bad kids in this place, so make sure you pick the right ones."
    Sonny West, Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids



  8. Remember to focus on goals that are within your control.
    Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
    Focus


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