Here are hundreds of inspiring quotes to motivate you when things get tough. Read them. Reflect on them. Act on them.


I have the courage to be the happiest and healthiest version of myself. – Madi Baulch

Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life. The whole aim and end of human existence – Aristotle

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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy…. Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace. – The Dalai Lama

Be happy. Not because everything is perfect, but because you can see good in everything.

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When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. –Picasso

Don’t waste your time looking back on what you’ve lost. Move on, for life is not meant to be traveled backwards. –Unknown

Every next level of your life will demand a different you. –Leonardo DiCaprio

There are two great days in a person’s life—the day we are born and the day we discover why –William Barclay

You become the average of the five people you associate with most –Jim Rohn

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If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? –Ru Paul

I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves. –Steve Maraboli

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. –Robert A. Heinlein

I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more. –Angelita Lim

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. –Dr. Seuss

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Where there is no struggle, there is no strength. –Oprah Winfrey

Many people who say they have financial problems really mean that they want more than they need. –Peace Pilgrim

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. –Fredrick Douglass

I’d rather be a failure at something I love than be successful at something I hate. –George Burns

If you want to be financially free, you need to become a different person than you are today and let go of whatever has held you back in the past. –Robert Kiyosaki

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Never let the things you cannot do prevent you from doing the things you can. –Coach John Wooden

I don’t want my pain and struggle to make me a victim. I want my battle to make me someone else’s hero. –Anonymous

You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. –John Shipp

Sometimes you will be in control of your illness, and other times you’ll sink into despair, and that’s OK! Freak out, forgive yourself, and try again tomorrow. –Kelly Hemingway

The best way to insure you achieve the greatest satisfaction out of life is to behave intentionally. –Deborah Day

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Every relationship has its problems, but what makes it perfect is if you still want to be together when things go wrong. –Anonymous

You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. –Eleanor Roosevelt

When two people really care about each other, they always find a way to make it work. No matter how hard it is. –Anonymous

A strong marriage requires two people who choose to love each other even on days when they struggle to like each other. –Dave Willis

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. –Bernard M. Maruch

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