Inspiration comes from all walks of life. Whether it be sports, the bible, or a funny comment. That is because so many people in life inspire us to do more. That is why below we included 120 of the most inspirational quotes about nearly every different category of life.

All 120 inspirational quotes in this brilliant collection have been hand picked as the best quotes out there. Whether you need to describe the love of your life or simply understand the bible a bit better we have a quote for you.  

That is the purpose of quotes. They are guideposts from those who came before us on how we should live our lives. So, instead of reinventing the wheel take a glimpse into the minds of some of the greatest people our planet ever had to steer you in the right direction. 

The beauty of quotes is that they are a constant reminder of how you can be more. 

Therefore, feel free to read the quotes together, or go through them one per day. Either way, we hope these inspirational quotes help you accomplish your goals and feel better about your life today. 

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Inspirational Quotes About Life
Funny Inspirational Quotes
Inspirational Love Quotes
Inspirational Sports Quotes
Famous Inspirational Quotes
Inspirational Bible Quotes
Motivational Quotes
Friendship Quotes

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Inspirational Quotes About Life

windreys-quote1. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

2. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese

3. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

4. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”  – Allen Saunders

5. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

6.  “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” – Irving Berlin

7.  “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”  – Mae West

8. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

9. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”  – Abraham Lincoln

10. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain

11.  “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Seth Godin

12.  “Get busy living or get busy dying.”  – Stephen King, Different Seasons

13. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others’?” – Martin Luther King Jr.

14.  “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Virginia Woolf

15. “My life is my message.” – Mahatma Gandhi

 

Funny Inspirational Quotes

your-awesomeness-quote1. “Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.” – Oscar Wilde

2. “First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.” – Steve Martin

3. “People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.” – Isaac Asimov

4. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

5. “The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire

6. “Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.” – Dave Barry

7. “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.” – Flip Wilson

8. “A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.” – Oliver Herford

9. “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” – Steven Wright

10. “Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong.” – Unknown

11. “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” – Milton Berle

12. “I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.” – Unkown

13. “When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.” – Norm Crosby

14. “To err is human, to blame it on somebody else shows management potential.” – Unkown

15. “The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.” – Franklin P. Jones

Inspirational Love Quotes

inspirational-love-quote1. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

2. “You can’t blame gravity for falling love.” – Albert Einstein

3. “Don’t forget to love yourself.” – Soren Kierkegaard

4. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

5. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

6. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

7. “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

8.I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.” – Unknown

9. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller 

10. “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.”  – Lord of The Rings

11.  “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse

12. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato

13. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao-Tzu

14. “Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.” – H. L. Mencken

15. “Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all.” – Ernest Hemingway

 

Inspirational Sports Quotes

michael-jordans-quote1. “Just Do it!” – Nike!

2. “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

3. “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” – Heywood Broun

4. “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi

5. “Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.” – Casey Stengel

6. “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” – Wayne Gretzky

7. “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” – Rogers Hornsby

8. “If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?” – Vince Lombardi

9. “There are only two seasons – winter and Baseball.” – Bill Veeck

10. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth

11. “Fans don’t boo nobodies.” – Reggie Jackson

12. “You don’t play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.” – Bobby Knight

13. “Pitching is the art of instilling fear.” – Sandy Koufax

14. “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” – Ted Williams

15. “You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.” – Yogi Berra

 

Famous Inspirational Quotes

journey-quote1. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” – Coco Chanel

2. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Howard Ruff

3. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King

4. “Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.” – Thomas Edison

5. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

6. “I never dream of success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

7. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

8. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

9. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled. And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

10. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” – Maurice Switzer

11. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates

12. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

13. Necessity is the mother of invention. – Plato

14. “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope

15. “With great power comes great responsibility.” – Voltaire

 

Inspirational Bible Quotes

strong-and-courages-quote1“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” – Jeremiah 29:11

2. “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,” – Proverb 

3. “Blessed be the peacekeepers for they are god’s children.” – Matthew 1:11

4. “Turn from evil and do good. Seek peace and pursue it.” – Psalm 34:4

5. “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” – Matthew 7:1-2

6. “For of those to whom much is given, much is required. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required.” – Luke 12:48

7. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” – Matthew 7:7

8. “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13

9. “The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.” – Psalm 23:1

10. “For GOD is greater than our hearts, and He knows everything.” – John 3:20

11. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” – Genesis 1:1

12. “They who forgive most shall be most forgiven.” – Proverbs

13. “Everything is possible for him who believes” – Mark 9:23

14. “And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.” – John 1:5

15. “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” – John 8:32

 

Motivational Quotes

motivational-quote1. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

2. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

3. “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” – Wayne Dyer

4. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

5. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” – Ralph Marston

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

7. “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” – Ayn Rand

8. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

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

10. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

11. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino

12. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

13. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

14. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller

15. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

 

Friendship Quotes

friendship-quotes1. “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

2. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

3. “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” – Mencius

4. “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” – Thomas Aquinas

5. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

6. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

7. “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” – Khalil Gibran

8. “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia

9. “A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” – Henry Van Dyke

10. “Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” – Euripides

11. “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” – Euripides

12. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford

13. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

15. “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln

Final Thoughts

Thanks for browsing through this quote collection. Hopefully, within these 120 hand-picked inspiration quotes, you found the perfect one for every and any occasion. We had a wonderful time selecting them and hope you appreciate the hard work that went into this collection! Please let us know what you think by commenting below, we really appreciate hearing your honest opinions!