80 Motivational Quotes By Famous People


“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.”


- Christine Caine


“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”


- Unknown



“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.”


- Unknown


“Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”


- Anne Frank


“Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.”


- Garrison Keillor


“Don’t quit yet, the worst moments are usually followed by the most beautiful silver linings. You have to stay strong, remember to keep your head up and remain hopeful.”


- Unknown


“When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.”


- John F Kennedy


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


- Benjamin Hardy



“The hard days are what make you stronger.”


- Aly Raisman


“If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.”


- Wayne Dyer


“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”


- Theodore Roosevelt


“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”


- Shonda Rhimes



“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”


- George Lorimer



“I now tried a new hypothesis: It was possible that I was more in charge of my happiness than I was allowing myself to be.”


- Michelle Obama



“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”


- Mahatma Gandhi




“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”


- Kurt Cobain



“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”


- Roy T. Bennett



“Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise.”


- Frank Ocean



“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”


- Lou Holtz




“Everything you can imagine is real.”


- Pablo Picasso


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


- Lewis Carroll



"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."


- Elisabeth Kbler-Ross, M. D.


"Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not?"


- Robert F. Kennedy




"Things do not change, we do."


- Henry David Thoreau



"The fact that our task is exactly as large as our life makes it appear infinite."


- Franz Kafka



"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."


- Dalai Lama



"He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end."


- Harry Emerson Fosdick


"Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted."


- John Lennon




"God does not comfort us to make us comfortable but to make us comforters."


- J. H. Jowett


"If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."


- Benjamin Franklin


“Do one thing every day that scares you.”


- Eleanor Roosevelt


"Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag."


- Alexander Solzhenitsyn


"Truth and oil come to the surface."


- Portuguese Proverb




"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 which has been opened for us."


- Helen Keller



"Reality is something you rise above."


- Liza Minelli


"All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest."


- Abu Yazid Al-Bismati



"Do something good for someone you like least, today."


- St. Anthony of Padua



“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 which has been opened for us.”


- Helen Keller



"I tell you one thing–If you want peace of mind, do not find fault with others. Rather learn to see your own faults. Learn to make the whole world your own. No one is a stranger, my child; this whole world is your own."


- Sri Sarada Devi


"I think that love is the only spiritual power that can overcome the self-centeredness that is inherent in being alive. Love is the thing that makes life possible or, indeed, tolerable."


- Arnold Toynbee


"Life is a series of surprises, and would not be worth taking or keeping if it were not."


- Ralph Waldo Emerson




"We are not primarily put on the earth to see through one another, but to see one another through."


- Peter DeVries


"There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts."


- Richard Bach


"This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."


- William Shakespeare



“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”


- Dalai Lama XIV


"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves."


- Thomas Alva Edison



"Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life."


- Wu-men




"The best portion of a good man’s life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."


- William Wordsworth


"There are two good things in life–freedom of thought and freedom of action."


- W. Somerset Maugham


"Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened."


- Billy Graham



"When things are bad we take comfort in the thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better."


- Malcolm S. Forbes



"The story of a love is not important –what is important is that one is capable of love. It is pe