161 Inspirational Quotes to Ignite Your Passion and Fuel Your Success

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The Most Famous Inspirational Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The greatest gift you can give someone is the gift of inspiration. — Cornel West

Good art inspires; Good design motivates. — Otl Aicher

We should be inspired by people... who show that human beings can be kind, brave, generous, beautiful, strong-even in the most difficult circumstances. — Rachel Corrie

Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired — Richard Kemp

As I grow older part of my emotional survival plan must be to actively seek inspiration instead of passively waiting for it to find me. — Bebe Moore Campbell

Others can inspire you, but ultimately the only thing that empowers you is what lies within you and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given. — T. D. Jakes

I get inspired by a lot, not jut one type of music or so. I listen to a lot of different music, and love a lot of artists. So, I can get inspired by anything. — Martin Garrix

Quotes are nothing but inspiration for the uninspired. — Richard Kemph

Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements. — Giacomo Puccini

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy. — Tchaikovsky

Short Inspirational Quotes

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  • Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there. — David Bowie
  • Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho
  • Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds — Paul the Apostle
  • If God is for us, who can be against us? — Paul the Apostle
  • The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE. — Winston Churchill
  • Every day may not be good... but there's something good in every day — Alice Morse Earle
  • Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever. — Walt Disney
  • Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals. — Michelle Obama
  • Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. — Nido R Qubein
  • If you want to change the world, start with yourself. — Mahatma Gandhi

Inspirational Image Quotes

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Inspirational quote by Paulo Coelho

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Inspirational quote by Henry David Thoreau

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Inspirational quote by Swami Vivekananda

Take Risks in Your Life If you Win, U Can Lead! If You Lose, You can Guide! — Swami Vivekananda

Inspirational quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
Inspirational quote by Harry S. Truman

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. — Harry S. Truman

Inspirational quote by Hafez

Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive. — Hafez

Inspirational quote by Gene Wilder

Time is a precious thing. Never waste it. — Gene Wilder

Inspirational quote by Douglas Ivester

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. — Douglas Ivester

Inspirational quote by Ibn Taymiyyah

If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant? — Ibn Taymiyyah

Inspirational quote by Stephen Curry

Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice. — Stephen Curry

Inspirational quote by Pablo Neruda

Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us — Pablo Neruda

Inspirational quote by Rosa Parks

you must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. — Rosa Parks

Inspirational quote by Immanuel Kant

Do the right thing because it is right. — Immanuel Kant

Inspirational quote by Edward Abbey

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. — Edward Abbey

Inspirational quote by Lil Wayne

Never apologize for what you feel. It's like being sorry for being real. — Lil Wayne

Inspirational quote by Neymar

There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true. — Neymar

Inspirational quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspirational quote by Khalil Gibran

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Khalil Gibran

Inspirational quote by Sayings

The only limit to the power of Almighty God lies within you & me. — Sayings

Inspirational quote by Zig Ziglar

There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

Inspirational quote by George Michael

Be good to yourself 'cause nobody else has the power to make you happy. — George Michael

Inspirational quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Monday Inspirational Quotes

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Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. — Dalai Lama

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. — Dalai Lama

This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. — Alan Watts

Inspirational quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to. — Richard Branson

If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to. — Jim Henson

No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid. — Lupita Nyong'o

Hey, I know it's Monday, but it's also a new day, a new week and in that lies a new opportunity for something special to happen. — Michael Ealy

Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working the engines. — Gary Sinise

True joy comes when you inspire, encourage, and guide someone else on a path that benefits him or her. — Zig Ziglar

All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step — Paulo Coelho

Friday Inspirational Quotes

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A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. — Aristophanes

Be encouraged. Stay on your hustle. You can't fail until u quit. — Russell Simmons

Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday. — Fulton J. Sheen

The Friday Night Knitting Club — Kate Jacobs

Although I am not Jewish, I have been to many Friday night Shabbats at my friends houses, and I absolutely love it. It's a great and inspiring tradition to keep the family close. — Yolanda Hadid

Cat, I'll let you in on a little secret. We don't all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn't make the work part of it any easier...It just makes you less likely to quit." ~ Georgia "The Friday Night Knitting Club — Kate Jacobs

Good Morning Inspirational Quotes

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Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, 'you owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that! It lights up the whole sky. — Unknown Author

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The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep. — Rumi

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love the life you live. live the life you love. — Bob Marley

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. — John D. Rockefeller

What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder. — Oprah Winfrey

Somedays you just have to create your own sunshine. — Drake

There are two ways of waking up in the morning. One is to say, 'Good morning, God,' and the other is to say, 'Good God, morning'! — Fulton J. Sheen

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. — Abbie Hoffman

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My future starts when I wake up every morning. — Miles Davis

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I wake up saying, I'm still alive; a miracle. And so I keep on pushing. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

Morning Inspirational Quotes

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A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open. — Frank Zappa

The biggest risk is not taking any risk. — Mark Zuckerberg

It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. — John Lennon

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. — Neale Donald Walsch

To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy is to set your own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. — Ronald Reagan

And that is just the point... how the world, moist and beautiful, calls to each of us to make a new and serious response. That's the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning. "Here you are, alive. Would you like to make a comment? — Mary Oliver

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn. — Mahatma Gandhi

Don't set your goals too low. If you don't need much, you won't become much. — Jim Rohn

Positive Inspirational Quotes

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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

If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you. — Paramahansa Yogananda

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light. — Swami Vivekananda

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. — Mother Teresa

The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln

When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. — John Lennon

Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. — Immanuel Kant

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. — William Faulkner

Positive Inspire Quotes

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. — Henry David Thoreau

The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised. — Norman Vincent Peale

There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me." — Layne Beachley

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Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. — Mae Jemison

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. — Frank Lloyd Wright

Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. — Mother Teresa

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I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. — Marie Curie

And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something. — Mother Teresa

Self Inspirational Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks. — Deepak Chopra

Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It's about taking care of your skin. — Halle Berry

The strongest person is not the one who is able to do something, but the one who is able not to do what he has the power to do. This self-denial is the unique way to usher in God's kingdom and to realize the kingdom life. — Witness Lee

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. — Rabindranath Tagore

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

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Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Khalil Gibran

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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. — Zig Ziglar

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Be a voice not an echo. — Albert Einstein

Spiritual Inspiration Quotes

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One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Khalil Gibran

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. — Rumi

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. — Albert Einstein

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Do the right thing because it is right. — Immanuel Kant

If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys. — Chief Dan George

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. — Carl Rogers

The real work is in the Heart: Wake up your Heart! Because when the heart is completely awake, Then it needs no Friend. — Rabia Basri

In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe. — Michael Jackson

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The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation. — Dwight L. Moody

How could I bear a crown of gold when the Lord bears a crown of thorns? And bears it for me! — Elizabeth of Hungary

Business Inspiration Quotes

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I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. — Madam C. J. Walker

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice. — Mahatma Gandhi

I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. — Bill Gates

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. — Ronald Reagan

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old — Peter Drucker

Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. — Norman Vincent Peale

Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced. — James A. Baldwin

Inspirational Dream Quotes

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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. — John Quincy Adams

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. — Earl Nightingale

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. — Douglas Ivester

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There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true. — Neymar

Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it! — Sathya Sai Baba

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. — William Arthur Ward

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. — Michelangelo

Most men die from the neck up at age twenty-five because they stop dreaming. — Benjamin Franklin

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. — Harriet Tubman

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Inspirational quote by Fyodor Dostoevsky

What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Inspirational quote by Sigmund Freud

Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength. — Sigmund Freud

Inspirational quote by Paulo Coelho

The Warrior knows about the "waterfall effect". — Paulo Coelho

Inspirational quote by Pablo Neruda

To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life. — Pablo Neruda

Inspirational quote by Leonardo da Vinci

Being willing is not enough. We must do. — Leonardo da Vinci

Inspirational quote by Hippocrates

Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food. — Hippocrates

Inspirational quote by Stevie Wonder

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. — Stevie Wonder

Inspirational quote by C. S. Lewis

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. — C. S. Lewis

Inspirational quote by Marcus Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. — Marcus Aurelius

Inspirational quote by Voltaire

It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. — Voltaire

Inspirational quote by Rumi

In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion. — Rumi

Inspirational quote by Trent Parke

I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical. — Trent Parke

Inspirational quote by Socrates

There is no possession more valuable than a good and faithful friend. — Socrates

Inspirational quote by Unknown Author

Show me who your friends are, and I will tell you what you are. — Unknown Author

Inspirational quote by Albert Einstein

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

Inspirational quote by Sojourner Truth

I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star. — Sojourner Truth

Inspirational quote by Hafez

What we speak becomes the house we live in. — Hafez

Inspirational quote by Amartya Sen

Poverty is the deprivation of opportunity. — Amartya Sen

Inspirational quote by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Music is enough for a lifetime - but a lifetime is not enough for music. — Sergei Rachmaninoff

Inspirational quote by Marie Curie

We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. — Marie Curie

In Conclusion

Quotes about inspiration are words of wisdom that have the ability to ignite a fire within us. These quotes can provide guidance and push us to take action towards our aspirations. They remind us that even in difficult times, there is always a reason to keep going and never give up. Inspirational quotes have the potential to change our mindset, boost our confidence, and help us see the world with a fresh perspective.

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