50 Inspirational Quotes to Stay Motivated in Your Life

Whether you’re a writer, entrepreneur, artist, or anyone else, we all need inspiration. I like to share my personal favorites of inspirational quotes here on my website.

Inspiration comes in many forms, and they come in many different places. Sometimes you need a quote to wake you up in the morning or give you a boost when you’re feeling down.

Today, I share my favorite inspirational quotes from famous people and others to help inspire you. These quotes are not only inspiring, but also practical for everyday living.

So grab a cup of coffee, get comfortable, and enjoy my list of inspirational quotes.

Albert Einstein inspirational quote

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

Helen Keller inspirational quotes

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

Theodore Roosevelt inspirational quotes

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Zig Ziglar inspirational quotes

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

Winston Churchill inspirational quotes

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

Achea Redd inspirational quotes

“We have to let go of who we think we should be and embrace what is.” – Achea Redd

Alexandria inspirational quotes

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

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“I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this.” – Alexandria OcasioCortez in Knock Down The House

Alicia Keys inspirational quotes

“I’m realizing how much I’ve diminished my own power. I’m not doing that no more.” – Alicia Keys

Amy Dickinson inspirational quotes

“We are not our best intentions. We are what we do.” – Amy Dickinson

Amy Poehler inspirational quotes

“You have to be where you are to get where you need to go.” – Amy Poehler

Annicken R.Day inspirational quotes

“When we let fear be our master, we cannot be happy and free as a butterfly. But when we choose to trust the journey and embrace love and joy, we are free to fly.” – Annicken R. Day

Aretha Franklink inspirational quotes

“Trying to grow up is hurting. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don’t, it hurts even more.” – Aretha Franklin

Aristotle inspirational quotes

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

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!'

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” – Audrey Hepburn

Awkwafina inspirational quotes

“We need to take risks. We need to go broke. We need to prove them wrong, simply by not giving up.” – Awkwafina

Ava Duvernay inspirational quotes

“I’m not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that.” – Ava DuVernay

Beyoncé quote

“Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.” – Beyoncé

Max Lucado inspirational quotes

“You change your life by changing your heart.” – Max Lucado

Morihei Ueshiba inspirational quotes

“Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.” – Morihei Ueshiba

Bruce Springsteen inspirational quotes

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

C.S.Lewis inspirational quotes

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

Camilla Eyring Kimball inspirational quotes

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.” – Camilla Eyring Kimball

Carol Burnett inspirational quotes

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

Richard Bach quotes

“You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.” – Richard Bach

Colleen Hoover inspirational quotes

“I’ve noticed when I fear something, if I just end up doing it, I’m grateful in the end.” – Colleen Hoover

Deepak Chopra quotes

“You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” – Deepak Chopra

Danny DeVito quotes

“I don’t look ahead. I’m right here with you. It’s a good way to be.” – Danny DeVito

Dr. Henry Link quotes

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

Dolly Parton quotes

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one!” – Dolly Parton

Inspirational Quotes for Work

Your favorite inspirational quote can help you stay motivated, energized and inspired at work, no matter what kind of day you have. You’ll be inspired to keep going, even when things get tough, and when you finally reach the end of the day you’ll feel that all your hard work was worth it.

Tim Notke quotes

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

Mario Andretti quotes

“If everything seems to be under control, you’re not going fast enough.” – Mario Andretti

Thomas Edison quotes

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

Jimmy Johnson quotes

“The only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

Oscar Wilde quotes

“The best to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” – Osscar Wilde

Benjamin Hardy qoutes

“Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be.” – Benjamin Hardy

Kamari aka Lyrikal quotes

“Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.” – Kamari aka Lyrikal

Conan O'Brien quotes

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien

Eleanor Roosevelt quotes

“Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.” – Eleanor Rooservelt

Stephen King quotes

“Amateus sit around and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

Short Inspirational Quotes

You’ll love these powerful inspirational quotes, each one perfect for giving you a little extra boost when you need it most.

You’ve heard about the power of inspirational quotes—and you’re ready to put them to good use. We’ve selected short, motivational and inspiring quotes for your inspiration.

John C. Maxwell quotes

“Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – John C. Maxwell

Dr. Wayne D. Dyer quotes

“Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded there.” – Dr. Wayne D. Dyer

Walt Whitman quotes

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

Lionel quotes

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” – Lionel from Maid in Manhattan Movie

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“H.O.P.E. = Hold On. Pain Ends.”

John Wooden quotes

“Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

Oprah quotes

“Turn your wounds into wisdom” – Oprah

Helen Keller quotes

“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller

John Cage quotes

“Begin anywhere.” – John Cage

Tim Ferriss quotes

“Focus on being productive instead of busy” – Tim Ferriss

Here’s a list of 50 inspirational quotes to help you stay motivated in your life. I’m sure that you have heard most of these quotes before, but they still inspire me every time I read them.

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

Get inspired and start living life to the fullest with this inspirational list of quotes!

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