Inspiring Quotes

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


  • “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.”

    John Lennon
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston S. Churchill
  • “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
  • “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”

    Elie Wiesel
  • “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

    Helen Keller
  • “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

    Oscar Wilde
  • “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
  • “We accept the love we think we deserve.”

    Stephen Chbosky
  • “Without music, life would be a mistake.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

    Mahatma Gandhi
  • “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.”

    William W. Purkey
  • “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

    Oscar Wilde
  • “There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.”

    Augustine of Hippo
  • “The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.”

    William Blake
  • “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.”

    Winston Churchill
  • “He who is brave is free.”

  • “Good things happen to those who hustle.”

    Anaïs Nin
  • “Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

    Samuel Beckett
  • “Stay foolish to stay sane.”

    Maxime Lagacé
  • “No pressure, no diamonds.”

    Thomas Carlyle
  • “Impossible is for the unwilling.”

    John Keats
  • “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”

    Vince Lombardi
  • “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

    Steve Jobs
  • “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”

    Woody Allen
  • “An unexamined life is not worth living.”

  • “The mind is everything. What you think you become.”

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

    Alice Walker
  • “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. “

    Charles Swindoll
  • “We become what we think about.”

    Earl Nightingale
  • “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans”

    John Lennon
  • “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.”

    Kevin Kruse
  • “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

    Amelia Earhart
  • “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

    Wayne Gretzky
  • “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

    Florence Nightingale
  • “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

    Napoleon Hill
  • “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.”

    Kevin Kruse

We curate positive quotes from the most inspiring public figures around the world to bring you the much-needed inspiration daily. We genuinely believe in the power of inspirational quotes and their ability to make one see the light at the end of the tunnel. Whether you are feeling low or need someone to lift you up or simply need to renew your focus, we know that these motivational quotes will do you a world of good!

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