Inspiring Quotes

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


  • “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”

    Abraham Maslow
  • “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”

    Vincent Van Gogh
  • “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuses.”

    Florence Nightingale
  • “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”

    Richard Branson
  • “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”

    Stephen Hawking
  • “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.”

    John C. Maxwell
  • “Survival was my only hope, success my only revenge.”

    Patricia Cornwell
  • “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”

    Benjamin Franklin
  • “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble upon something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

    Charles F. Kettering
  • “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”

    Japanese Proverb
  • “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

    Colin Powell
  • “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
  • “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”

    Barack Obama
  • “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”

    Robert Kiyosaki
  • “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

    Michael John Bobak
  • “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

    Jim Rohn
  • “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”

    G.K. Chesterton
  • “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

    Ray Goforth
  • “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

    John D. Rockefeller
  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

    Chris Grosser
  • “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

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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