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Quotes to give inspiration and motivation for your day!

Posted by  ·  October 2, 2017  ·  Last Updated: June 14, 2019

Quotes can provide a bit of inspiration and motivation for your day.  I hope these give you just what you need to help you meet the demands of your day with a positive outlook! They will help you reach for the stars and leave you feeling good!


This is one of my favorites. It is a good reminder that love and kindness would solve most problems.

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. –Mother Teresa  

mother teresa quote

These mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. –Najwa Zebian

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these mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb Najwa Zebian

A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is not what it is built for. — Albert Einstein

a ship is safe at shore Einstein quote

Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. ~ Anonymous

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quote about thinking and acting

In the end, it is the chances we didn’t take that we regret. –Lewis Carroll


in the end we only regret the chances we didn't take


Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Blessed are those that give without remembering and take without forgetting

It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it. – C.S. Lewis

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QUOTES C S Lewis Its not the load quote it the way yo carry it

All glory comes from daring to begin.

All glory comes from daring to begin

What are some famous quotes?

Here is a collection from some famous people that have made big contributions to our world and their thoughts and ideas live on in their famous words.

Printable Life Quotes

printable life quotes

I have found that most people are as happy as they make their minds up to be!

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people are as happy as they make their minds up

25 Quotes to Motivate

shoot for the moon quote

May this year your best year yet! These quotes will inspire and motivate all year long.

30 New Year Quotes

Make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. Toni Sorenson

Start the day off right with these sayings.

Good Morning Quotes

I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset. ― Steve Maraboli

The very famous Dr. Seuss has plenty to say about life. His insight provides some wonderful thoughts.

40 Dr. Seuss Quotes

to the world you may be one person quote


Successful people often use inspirational quotes to keep themselves motivated and moving forward. Choose a quote for the spot you feel yourself in to provide just the nudge you need to stay positive and feel hope. They are also great to share with a friend to encourage and provide support.

What are the best quotes?

About Love and Friendship

A good quote can let someone special know just how you feel. They are great to include in a card or handwritten note. A good friend or BFF will always be happy to hear how special they are.

  • Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. -Mother Theresa
  • A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. -Jim Morrison

Click here for more —> Friendship Quotes

a friend understands your past

Quotes for Best Friends

friend quote Beatles

30 Valentines Day Quotes

beautiful Valentine saying

About Gratitude and Giving

  • Gratitude opens the door to the power, the creativity, and the wisdom of the universe  – Deepak Chopra
  • Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

About Following Dreams

Need the motivation to pursue your dreams? Walt Disney was the master!

Disney Quotes

All our dreams can come true,  if we have the courage to pursue them. —Walt Disney
  • Out of our beliefs are born deeds; out of our deeds we form habits; out of our habits grows our character; and on our character, we build our destiny. —Henry Hancock
  • Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become. Steve Jobs
  • It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.-Leonardo Da Vinci

About Fear

  • Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. — George Addair
  • Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. ― Roy T. Bennett

About Hardship and Challenges

  • Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. – C.S. Lewis
  • If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. – Wayne Dyer
  • I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. — Stephen Covey
  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius
  • 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
  • It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. — Aristotle Onassis
  • 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
  • A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. -David Brinkley
  • It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. -Theodore Roosevelt
  • Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. -Joshua J. Marine

About Birthdays

Wish someone a Happy Birthday with one of these.

30 Birthday Quotes

Satchel Paige quote


For Teachers

Teacher Quotes

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For Teens

Quotes for Teens

teen quote

For Mothers

Mother’s Day Quotes

If at first, you don't succeed, try doing it the way mom told you to in the beginning.

For Graduates

Graduation Quotes

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E.E. Cummings




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  1. Sharyn Guarino
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019
    Thank you so much for the beautiful quotes!
  2. Ree
    Sunday, October 8th, 2017
    Thanks so much for these! AND for the last time too, I don't think I took the time to say thank you.
    These are thought provoking & inspiring!
    • Cindy
      Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
      Ahh, thanks so much, Ree!