Get Inspired with these 101 Inspirational Quotes!

Nothing champions the power of positive thought like a few choice words of hope, inspiration and affirmation.

So if you are feeling down, facing a tricky situation or just lacking motivation, let these 101 inspirational quotes bring you back on track.

For your convenience, we have split these quotes into several sections.

This includes motivational quotes, as well as inspirational, positive, life, strength, and success quotes that have been attributed to everyone from famous writers and politicians to music stars and high-profile social figures.

These quotes made a difference in how they lived, or live, their life. So we hope at least one of these quotes resonates with you in a similar way.

Motivational Quotes

Motivational Quotes

Need some Motivation? Then these awesome quotes should get you going!

Dream big and dare to fail. – Norman Vaughan

When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go – Carol Burnett

If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent Van Gogh

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

The power of imagination makes us infinite – John Muir

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear – George Addair

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around – Henry David Thoreau

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

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination – Earl Nightingale

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing – Aristotle

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take – Wayne Gretzky

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try – Beverly Sills

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why – Mark Twain

Believe you can and you’re halfway there – Theodore Roosevelt

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

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily – Zig Ziglar

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars – Latin Proverb

In a gentle way, you can shake the world – Mahatma Gandhi

Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter – Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement – W. Clement Stone

Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quotes

Lacking inspiration? These inspirational quotes should get you back on track!

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

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do – Leonardo da Vinci

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful –Joshua J. Marine

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run – Babe Ruth

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage – Anais Nin

I don’t walk away from things I think are unfinished – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears – Les Brown

You become what you believe – Oprah Winfrey

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. – Jamie Paolinetti

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right – Henry Ford

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

I’ve missed more than 9000 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

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

This is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment in time – Libba Bray

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong – Benjamin Franklin

The mind is everything. What you think you become – Buddha

Either you run the day, or the day runs you – Jim Rohn

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover – Mark Twain

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

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

Positive Quotes

Positive Quotes

Lift that chin up with these positive quotes!

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking – Steve Jobs

Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see – Confucius

Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness – Marie Forleo

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour – Eleanor Roosevelt

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now – Chinese Proverb

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

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

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there – Will Smith

Weaknesses are just strengths in the wrong environment – Marianne Cantwell

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up – Thomas A. Edison

When it comes to luck, you make your own – Bruce Springsteen

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing – Seneca

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things – Albert Einstein

We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action – Dr. Henry Link

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity – Amelia Earhart

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough – Mae West

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 that has been opened for us – Helen Keller

To make something special you just have to believe it is special – Kung Fu Panda

Life Quotes

Life Quotes

Looking for some meaning in your life? These quotes should get you thinking!

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away – Maya Angelou

You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame – Erica Jong

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life – Steve Jobs

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world –Anne Frank

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything – Frank Sinatra

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can – Arthur Ashe

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him – Booker T. Washington

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it – Charles Swindoll

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light – Plato

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me – Erma Bombeck

Live a life that would make you jealous. It’ll be okay and you will be too – Dr Jeremy Goldberg

In order to write about life first you must live it – Ernest Hemingway

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart – Ancient Indian Proverb

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 – Maya Angelou

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions – Dalai Lama

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference – Robert Frost

An unexamined life is not worth living – Socrates

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be – Lao Tzu

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Success Quotes

Success Quotes

Success is a mindset you can start to achieve with these fantastic quotes!

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile – Roger Staubach

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it – Henry Ford

I would rather die of passion than of boredom – Vincent van Gogh

We become what we think about – Earl Nightingale

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on – Sheryl Sandberg

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse – Florence Nightingale

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is – Vince Lombardi

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve – Napoleon Hill

Teach thy tongue to say, “I do not know,” and thous shalt progress – Maimonides

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value – Albert Einstein

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions – Stephen Covey

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

Strength Quotes

Strength Quotes

We all need to find strength sometimes to face a certain situation. So let these quotes help you!

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have – Maya Angelou

For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm – Abraham Lincoln

Fall seven times and stand up eight – Japanese Proverb

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies – Mother Teresa

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts – Eleanor Roosevelt

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game – Babe Ruth

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it – Chinese Proverb

Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you – Misty Copeland

The best revenge is massive success – Frank Sinatra

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles – Christopher Reeve