250+ Best Famous and Funny Inspiring Quotes


These quotes have been carefully selected among the best famous and inspiring quotes you can ever come across. For them to be famous shows that they have positive impact on the lives of the people and have stood the test of time. Many quotes have been regarded as inspiring but these ones listed here are the best you can find to keep you going, to inspire you or get you motivated. These inspirational quotes have the ability to see you through any challenge and give you the courage to face any problem with a positive spirit, having the faith that you can make it. Here is a list of best famous and sometimes even funny inspiring quotes that will keep you on the move at the time you need it most.

Inspirational Quotes About Life – Inspirational Life Quotes

Best Famous and Inspiring Quotes

1. The mind is everything. What you think you become. –Buddha

2. Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. –John Lennon

3. We become what we think about. –Earl Nightingale

4. 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 safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. –Mark Twain

5. Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll

6. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker

7. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou

8. Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn

9. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. –Henry Ford

10. The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain

11. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

12. The best revenge is massive success. –Frank Sinatra

13. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. –Plato

14. Teach thy tongue to say, “I do not know,” and thous shalt progress. –Maimonides

15. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. –Arthur Ashe

16. When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I

17. wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. –John Lennon

18. Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb

19. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. –Booker T. Washington

20. I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. –Leonardo da Vinci

21. Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. –Jamie Paolinetti

22. You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame. –Erica Jong

23. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. –Bob Dylan

24. You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground. –Unknown

25. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. –Marie Curie

26. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. –Les Brown

27. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. –Joshua J. Marine

28. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. –Florence Nightingale

29. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky

30. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan

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

32. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth

33. Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone

34. We must balance conspicuous consumption with conscious capitalism. –Kevin Kruse

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

36. An unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates

37. Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen

38. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. –Steve Jobs

39. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi

40.  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 that has been opened for us. –Helen Keller

41. Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. –Confucius

42. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. –Anne Frank

43. When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. –Lao Tzu

44. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. –Maya Angelou

45. If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. –Vincent Van Gogh

46. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle

47. Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. –Jesus

48. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

49. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. –Henry David Thoreau

50. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. –Erma Bombeck