Motivational Quotes of the Day For Inspiration

If you ever need a daily reminder to motivate and inspire, these motivational quotes of the day can serve as your necessary reminder to make each day a great one.

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We’d love to help you get the motivation to change your perspective for the better every day.

And sometimes, starting your day with words of wisdom is the very best way to do it!

These motivational quotes of the day will:

  • Help you propel your dreams and goals to the next level
  • Help you maintain a positive mindset
  • Remind you of many life lessons

For instance, every day is a new day to start again.

Here we’ve gathered some of our favorite quotes of the day from various sources to help you get inspired and motivated to have your best day yet.

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1. “I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty… in every form.” – Joan Crawford

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2. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Henry Stanley Haskins

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3. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

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4. “Life is not about having everything. It’s about finding meaning in everything.” – Joel Randymar

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5. “Beauty is hidden in everything, just learn how to observe.” – Ritu Ghatourey

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6. “Our lives are the Journey we take to find our true selves!”― Alyssa Gonzalez

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7. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.”— Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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8. “The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.” – Alexis Carrel

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9. “Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.” – David Hume

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

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11. “It’s no use going back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”― Lewis Carroll

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12. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

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13. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

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

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15. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

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16. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill

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17. “Beauty… is the shadow of God on the universe.” – Gabriela Mistral

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18. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

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19. “Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.” – George W. Russell

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20. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”― Paulo Coelho

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

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

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23. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey

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24. “Times will change for the better when you change.”― Maxwell Maltz

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25. “Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked.” – Ralph Ellison

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26. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”― Les Brown

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27. “Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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28. “If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.”― Criss Jami

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29. “The journey of life is the joy of existence.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

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30. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”― Oscar Wilde

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31. “When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.” – Chinese Proverb

32. “When you reach the heart of life you shall find beauty in all things, even in the eyes that are blind to beauty.” – Khalil Gibran

33. “There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton

34. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”― Eleanor Roosevelt

35. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”  – Confucius

36. “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” – Edgar Allan Poe

37. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” – Walt Whitman

38. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

39. “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” – John Muir

40. “I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.” – Oprah

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Motivational quotes of the day to help you overcome your obstacles

41. “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” – William Prescott

42. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

43. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

44. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau

45. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” – Denis Waitley

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

47. “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso

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48. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

49. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen

50. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”― Marilyn Monroe

Motivational quotes of the day to lift your spirits

51. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill

52. “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.” – Nelson Mandela

53. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak

54. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

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55. “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”― Isaac Asimov

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

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

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

59. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

60. “There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps

Motivational Quotes of the Day to inspire success

61. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

62. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” – Wayne W. Dyer

63. “At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” – Steve Maraboli

64. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” – William James

65. “You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

66. “Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time.” – Roy T. Bennett

67. “Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle.” – Jojo Moyes

68. “Make today worth remembering.” – Zig Ziglar

69. “May you live every day of your life.”― Jonathan Swift

70. “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.” – Leonardo di Vinci

71. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

72. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

73. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” – Earl Nightingale

74. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it — teach yourself to be impatient.” – Gurbaksh Chahal

75. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

Motivational Quotes of the Day to inspire hard work

76. “Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.” — Jules Renard

77. “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.” — Winston Churchill

78. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” — Jim Rohn

79. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser

80. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” — Pablo Picasso

81. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” — Colin Powell

82. “Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt

83. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” — Serena Williams

84. “There is nothing impossible for those who will try.” – Alexander the Great

85. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” — Oscar Wilde

86. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn

87. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” — Will Rogers

88. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” — Tony Robbins

89. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville

90. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi

91. “To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.” —Dorothy West

92. “When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale

93. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

94. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey

95. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” — Winston Churchill

Short motivational quotes of the day

96. “It’s always too early to quit.” — Norman Vincent Peale

97. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” — Aristotle

98. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney

99. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” — Amelia Earhart

100. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” — H. G. Wells

101. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain

102. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” — Sam Levenson

103. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” — Carol Burnett

104. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”― Rick Riordan

105. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” — Samuel Beckett

Motivational quotes of the day to keep you pushing

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

107. “Never say anything about yourself you don’t want to come true.”― Brian Tracy

108. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

109. “You make mistakes, mistakes don’t make you.”― Maxwell Maltz

110. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz

111. “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” – Joss Whedon

112. “Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho

113. “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk

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

115. “Greatness only comes before hustle in the dictionary.” – Ross Simmonds

Motivational quotes of the day to elevate your perspective

116. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”― Andre Gide

117. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ”― Walt Disney

118. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”― J.K. Rowling

119. “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”― Jordan Belfort

120. “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”― Helen Keller

121. “When all is said and done, more is said than done.”― Lou Holtz

122. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”― Leo Tolstoy

123. “The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.”― Tricia Cunningham

124. “Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”
Paulo Coelho

125. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”― Henry Ford

Motivational quotes of the day to help you reach for it

126. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.”― Roy T. Bennett

127. “Life is your seesaw. You may not stay balanced long, but you can aim for a high after every low.”― Sanita Belgrave

128. “You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.”― Lou Holtz

129. “Success must be scheduled. Is your daily life structured in a way that will produce GREATNESS?”― Dr. Billy Alsbrooks

130. “You must be tough to get through.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

131. “One of the best things you can do for yourself is to never give up on yourself.”― Angel Moreira

132. “Be driven to succeed or get run over.”― Rob Liano

133. “If you dream of it, get up and Act on it.”― Ekere Marshal

134. “Only your determination and your strong desire will move you forward.”― Aurora Berill

135. “Don’t copy. Create.”― Joe Calloway

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136. “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

137. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”― David Bly

138. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

139. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”― Robert Collier

140. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when every day you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne Johnson

141. “The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.”― John D. Rockefeller

142. “Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.” – Marva Collins

143. “The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top.”― O.J. Simpson

144. “One of the most common causes of failure is quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.” – Napoleon Hill

145. “Failure doesn’t mean the game is over, it means try again with experience.”― Len Schlesinger

Motivational Quotes of the Day for success

146. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau

147. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki

148. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie

149. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas A. Edison

150. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder

151. “I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.” —Oprah Winfrey

152. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

153. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” —Maya Angelou

154. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

155. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” —Bruce Lee

Motivational Quotes of The Day To Make You Live Your Best Life

156. “Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.” — Henry Ford

157. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” — Christian D. Larson

158. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

159. “Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.” — Urijah Faber

160. “Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” — Anthony Doerr

161. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” — Steve Jobs

162. “The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you.” — John C. Maxwell

163. “Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” — Dolly Parton

164. “By thinking about your goals every morning, many times during the day, and every night, you begin moving toward it, and bringing it toward you.” — Bob Proctor

165. “If your plan isn’t working, adjust your plan. Never give up.” — Matt Martin

Let each day motivate you by making conscious choices

Each day we have a choice whether to be happy or sad.

It’s up to you to find the positivity in life and we hope that we’ve inspired you to do just that each morning when you start off your day.

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