Inspiring Quotes

A wonderful collection of positive quotes on love, happiness, success, life, and motivation. Find the inspirational quotes that will uplift you!

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS QUOTES

  • “How high does a sycamore grow? If you cut it down, then you’ll never know.”

    Pocahontas
  • “There is not a monster more dangerous than a lack of compassion.”

    Master Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • “Your identity is your most valuable possession. Protect it.”

    Elastigirl (The Incredibles)
  • “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or learn from it.”

    Rafiki (The Lion King)
  • “Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it.”

    Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas)
  • “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”

    Zeus (Hercules)
  • “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”

    Alice (Alice in Wonderland)
  • “When bad things happen, I know you want to believe they are a joke, but sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why we must find a light.”

    BMO (Adventure Time)
  • “You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.”

    Chef G (Ratatouille)
  • “I see now that the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant, it is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.”

    Mewtwo (Pokemon)
  • “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.”

    Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)
  • ” It’s not the beard on the outside that counts, it’s the beard on the INSIDE.”

    Action Hank (Dexter’s Laboratory)
  • “Just keep swimming.”

    Dory (Finding Nemo)
  • “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.”

    Andy Bernard, The Office
  • “Sucking at something is the first step to becoming sorta good at something.”

    Jake (Adventure Time)
  • “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.”

    Edna Mode (The Incredibles)
  • “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and beautiful of all.”

    The Emperor of China (Mulan)
  • “In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength.”

    Iroh (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • “Sometimes we have to go deep inside ourselves to solve our problems.”

    Patrick Star (SpongeBob SquarePants)
  • “Friend something better than chocolate ice cream… maybe friend somebody you give up the last cookie for.”

    Cookie Monster (Sesame Street)
  • “We do have a lot in common, the same earth, the same air, the same sky. Maybe when we started looking at what’s the same instead of always looking at what’s different… well, who knows?”

    Meowth (Pokemon)
  • “Some people are worth melting for. “

    Olaf (Frozen)
  • “Life doesn’t give us a purpose. We give life purpose. “

    The Flash (DC Universe)
  • “Fairy tales can come true. You gotta make them happen, it all depends on you.”

    Tiana (Princess and the Frog)
  • “You can handle anything for 10 seconds.”

    Kimmy Schmidt, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • “It gets easier. Every day it gets a little easier. But you gotta do it every day  —  that’s the hard part. But it does get easier.”

    Jogging Baboon, BoJack Horseman
  • “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”

    Winnie the Pooh, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
  • “Living in that castle was like being condemned to Hell before I’d even had the opportunity to sin.”

    Kristen Reed, The Kings’ Council
  • “Fists of fools are not among those I fear.”

    Lirzod Basha
  • “I am Captain James Hook! I am no victim; I create them! I do not have bad dreams; I inspire them!”

    Heidi Schulz, Hook’s Revenge
  • “His suffering was no more real than he was.”

    Johnny Rich, The Human Script
  • “No matter how much restitution she paid with every word and deed, her blood-stained hands could never really be clean, even if no one else knew they were dirty.”

    Stacy Hawkins Adams, Lead Me Home
  • “My last name is Poirot, like Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot; no relation to the fictional character.”

    Ken Poirot
  • “She was returning home to be the wife of, mother of, First Lady of, but what did that really mean?”

    Stacy Hawkins Adams, Lead Me Home
  • “Angry people scared me. Angry people who thought I was in charge scared me even more.”

    Amanda Hamm, The 4th Floor Lounge
  • “Someone once told there’s nothing wrong with fairy tales everyone ends up happily ever after in the end.”

    Peyton Sawyer
  • “Why do we insist on being the carpenters of our own crosses?”

    John Zunski , Cemetery Street
  • “The characters tell their story – I am merely the tool used to record it”

    Marti Melville, Silver Moon Deja Vu
  • “Friendship is just love that has yet to sprout wings and take flight.”

    Kristen Reed, The Kings’ Council
  • “Pure, perfect sorrow is as impossible as pure and perfect joy.”

    Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
  • “The best boyfriends are the ones in books.”

    Leah Blundell
  • “The characters tell their story – I am merely the tool used to record it”

    Marti Melville, Silver Moon Deja Vu
  • “Pure, perfect sorrow is as impossible as pure and perfect joy.”

    Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
  • “The best boyfriends are the ones in books.”

    Leah Blundell
  • “Friendship is just love that has yet to sprout wings and take flight.”

    Kristen Reed, The Kings’ Council

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