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450 Best Encouraging Quotes: Inspire, Motivate, Uplift (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”– Maya Angelou

2. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

3. The grind you go through glorifies your greatness.”― Hiral Nagda

4. “Don’t become so focused on status that you aren’t also nice to other people, because that’s the kind of popularity that pays off for decades to come.”– Mitch Prinstein

5. When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” — Malala Yousafzai

6. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”– Harvey Fierstein

7. It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell

8. Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” —Walt Whitman

9. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”– Joshua 1:9

10. If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells

11. Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

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

13. “Mr. T. been to chemo, Mr. T been to radiation, hair fall out … but he’s back. Now I can give hope when I go to the hospital, see the sick kids with cancer, tell them, don’t quit.”– Mr. T

14. All dreams are within reach. All you have to do is keep moving towards them.” ― Viola Davis

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

16. Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game.” — Babe Ruth

17. We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” — Mother Teresa

18. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”– Vince Lombardi

19. “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.”– Wolfgang Riebe

20. “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”– Jennifer Dukes Lee

21. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” – Henry David Thoreau

22. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”– Elbert Hubbard

23. “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”– Philippians 4:13

24. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

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

26. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean

27. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?

28. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.”– Richard Branson

29. Learning is never done without errors and defeat.” – Vladimir Lenin

30. “I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.”– Roald Dahl

31. “Just because something feels scary doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it. Fear does not equal danger.”– Amy Morin

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

33. A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything.”– Kelly Williams Brown

34. The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” – Nelson Mandela

35. It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.

36. The expert in anything was once a beginner.” — Helen Hayes

37. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it.”– Michael Jordan

38. The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

39. “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.”– Mark Twain

40. Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” —Malala Yousafzai

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42. “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”– Ephesians 4:32

43. The best revenge is massive success.

44. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama

45. “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.”– Oprah Winfrey

46. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

47. 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.

48. Always remember that motivation gets you moving, but determination keeps you going.”

49. Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

50. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”– Dr. Seuss

51. If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.

52. But where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.” – Inazo Natube

53. Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” — Oprah

54. When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” – Karen E. Quinones Miller

55. Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

56. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”– John Wooden

57. Keep your head up. Move forward. Keep going.”― Alex Trebek

58. Never regret something that once made you smile.

59. You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” – Irish Proverb

60. If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

61. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle

62. Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.” – L.M. Montgomery

63. If you believe in your dream with all your heart, you can achieve it.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

64. Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill

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

66. Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.” – Democritus

67. Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

68. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.

69. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”– Kenji Miyazawa

70. “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”– Wayne Gretzky

71. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” ― Helen Keller

72. “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

73. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”– Dr. Seuss

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

75. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

76. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Ben Spock

77. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”– Thomas Alva Edison

78. I dwell in possibility.” —Emily Dickinson

79. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

80. Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson

81. It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” —Amelia Barr

82. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”– A A Milne

83. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”– Dr. Seuss

84. The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.” – Eddie Vedder

85. The view of a Boeing 767 flying over downtown Chicago en route to O'Hare Airport

86. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein

87. When you get to your wits end, you will find, God lives there.

88. Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.” –Brooke Foss Westcott

89. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it ‘The Present.’”– Eleanor Roosevelt

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

91. “The people who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones who do.”– Steve Jobs

92. Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

93. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”— Malala Yousafzai

94. I Won’ is not a love song. It’s just me uplifting women in general. I’m giving women the power to treat themselves as a trophy – to show that and know it in yourself and be confident – because when they do that, whoever they’re with is winning.” – Nayvadius Cash

95. Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.” — Mallika Tripathi

96. There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.

97. There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – Buckminster Fuller

98. I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” – Elon Musk

99. It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald

100. Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

101. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”– Epictetus

102. “But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.”– Luke 18:16

103. Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

104. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”– Dr. Seuss

105. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou

106. Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

107. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

108. Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.

109. “Always keep a positive mindset, it will improve your outlook on the world.”– Roald Dahl

110. “The tougher the fight, the more important the mental attitude.”– Michael Landon

111. Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve

112. “Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.”– 1 Corinthians 10:31

113. I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell

114. Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.”– Hans Christian Andersen

115. The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited.” – Plutarch

116. “If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.”– Muhammed Ali

117. Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg

118. Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

119. “Winners must have two things – definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.”– Brad Burden

120. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” — Catherine Cook

121. “The time is always right to do what is right.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.

122. “I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.”– Natalie Portman

123. “You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once.”– Greg Henry Quinn

124. The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”— Walter Bagehot

125. “Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen.”– Conan O’Brien

126. “When I am afraid, I will trust in you.”– Psalm 56:3

127. There has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free.” – Alexander the Great

128. There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within.” – Miyamoto Musashi

129. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”– Mother Teresa

130. Large cypress trees on top of a hill near Jackson, Mississippi

131. I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.” – Henry Rollins

132. Belief creates the actual fact.”— William James

133. Listening to music is such an uplifting, spiritual thing. It’s far-fetched to some – I understand that. But the way dance music brings people together, it’s not a big stretch from hymns.” – Kaskade

134. “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”– B.B. King

135. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.

136. “Be silly, be honest, be kind.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

137. “If opening your eyes, or getting out of bed, or holding a spoon, or combing your hair is the daunting Mount Everest you climb today, that is okay.”– Carmen Ambrosio

138. “Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.”– Ashleigh Brilliant

139. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

140. How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” – Seth Godin

141. I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino

142. “Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.”– Henry James

143. You can be everything. You can be the infinite amount of things that people are.”— Kesha

144. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”– Albert Einstein

145. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”– Mark Twain

146. “I always had a special diet. I’m diabetic, so it’s a lifestyle for me anyway just to stay healthy and not end up in the hospital.”– Halle Berry

147. With diligence, discipline and determination you can fulfill the dream.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

148. What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” – Sheryl Sandberg

149. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” —Maya Angelou

150. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”– Judy Garland

151. 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.

152. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.”– Helen Keller

153. Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

154. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential … these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”– Confucius

155. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

156. “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Dr. Seuss

157. “The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.” – Bernard Baruch

158. It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important.” – Ian Mcewan

159. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

160. Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness.” – Marie Forleo

161. “This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.”– Psalm 118:24

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

163. “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”– Matt Biondi

164. How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself. So always think positively.” – Norman Vincent Peale

165. A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for.” – Albert Einstein

166. Don’t let anyone convince you, ever again, that you’re nothing without them.”― Julia Ash

167. “You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel.”– Robert Tew

168. Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin

169. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

170. You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.

171. “Resting is not laziness, it’s medicine!”– Glenn Schweitzer

172. Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama

173. Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy.” – Groucho Marx

174. Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

175. Something good comes out of every crisis.” – Dave Pelzer

176. When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.

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

178. No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” ― Demi Lovato

179. In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

180. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”– Pele

181. “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”– Dr. Seuss

182. Everything is hard before it is easy.”― Goethe J.W.

183. Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett

184. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

185. “You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!”– Anne Frank

186. Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.” – Steve Martin

187. “Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”– Arnold Schwarzenegger

188. The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” – Bono

189. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”― Arthur C. Clarke

190. The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

192. “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”– Desmond Tutu

193. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”– Philippians 4:6-7

194. I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.

195. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

196. When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” — Carol Burnett

197. I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” — Jessie J

198. If I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino

199. Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.” ― Stephanie Lahart

200. Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” –

201. “Threatening people who do not believe as you do is not Christian behavior.”– Linda Wood

202. You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ― A.A. Milne

203. I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” – Audre Lorde

204. We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.” – Mary Dunbar

205. Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.” — Zig Ziglar

206. A mountain climber in a red parka scaling a granite rock face in Colorado

207. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou

208. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar

209. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”– Eleanor Roosevelt

210. “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.”– Dolly Parton

211. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”– William James

212. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”– Dr. Seuss

213. If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.”— Thomas Jefferson

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

215. Precious’ is strangely uplifting. It goes down into the valley but it also goes to the mountain tops. A lot of difficult realities are explored in ‘Precious,’ but the peaks make the valleys and the valleys make the peaks.” – Geoffrey S. Fletcher

216. Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” — W. Clement Stone

217. A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.”― Richie Norton

218. When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.” – Byron Katie

219. An uplifting sense of purpose is more than an impetus for individual accomplishment, it is also a necessary insurance policy against expediency and impropriety.” – Gary Hamel

220. Make each day your masterpiece.” —John Wooden

221. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” — Judy Garland

222. Anyone can start a marathon. Only the strongest will finish it, even after they fall.”― Gena Showalter

223. The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” — Epictetus

224. Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.” ― Janice Trachtman

225. The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” — Blake Lively

226. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

227. God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.

228. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”– Dr. Seuss

229. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” — Khalil Gibran

230. If you are willing to be present on the good days,be ready to learn from the bad days.” ― Ian Osebe

231. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau

232. The question isn’t who is going to let me: it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

233. The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” —Bertrand Russell

234. I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” – Estée Lauder

235. 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

236. “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.”– 2 Timothy 2:1

237. Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert

238. Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson

239. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”– Nelson Mandela

240. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”– Dr. Seuss

241. Be thankful for what you have and you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

242. You’re on your way, my man. Keep going.”― Vincent H. O’Neil

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

244. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body”– Joseph Addison

245. Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.

246. A warrior must only take care that his spirit is never broken” – Shissai

247. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.

248. If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass

249. Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” – Ralph Marston

250. Don’t aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally.” ― David Frost

251. When you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.” — Banksy

252. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.”– Michael Jordan

253. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey

254. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

255. Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” – Sara Blakely

256. “If you keep your eyes open enough, oh, the stuff you will learn. Oh, the most wonderful stuff.”– Dr. Seuss

257. Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.

258. It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person.” –Kenneth J Hutchins

259. Never allow situations and people to halt your mission.”― Hiral Nagda

260. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

261. “Sometimes you will be in control of your illness and other times you’ll sink into despair, and that’s OK! Freak out, forgive yourself, and try again tomorrow.”– Kelly Hemingway

262. The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith

263. A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.

264. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” —Earl Nightingale

265. It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”– Confucius

266. “He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.” – William James

267. Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.”— Nicole Kidman

268. In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.” – Tony Robbins

269. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

270. The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” — B.B. King

271. We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.” — William J. Brennan, Jr.

272. We are surrounded by adversity but we shall triumph because we have a greater spirit.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

273. Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” – Albert Einstein

274. Even small positive shifts in thinking, create huge results if you are consistent in your efforts.”― Nanette Mathews

275. “Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.”– Isaiah 26:4

276. A newly married couple in love on their wedding day near Inverness, Scotland

277. Keep your sunny side up, keep yourself beautiful, and indulge yourself.” — Betsey Johnson

278. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

279. It is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.” — Queen Elizabeth II

280. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”— Michael Altshuler

281. “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”– Dr. Seuss

282. “The skill to win is important, but the will to win is vital.”– Joe Paterno

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

284. “My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.”– Maya Angelou

285. Fall seven times, stand up eight.

286. The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

287. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.”– Steve Martin

288. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.” —Thomas Jefferson

289. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”– J.K. Rowling

290. In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

291. Don’t give up on believing things can and will get better, even if they seem to be getting worse.”― Yedidah Spann

292. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” ― Thomas Paine

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

294. “Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.”– Albert Einstein

295. There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” – Amanda Gorman

296. “Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game.”– Babe Ruth

297. You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” ― Rosa Parks

298. “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”– Dr. Seuss

299. “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”– Elon Musk

300. Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire.” – Patti Smith

301. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary

302. “Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.”– Holly Branson

303. Everything you can imagine is real.”― Pablo Picasso

304. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”– Robert Collier

305. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”– Winston Churchill

306. “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.”– Malala Yousafzai

307. Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.” – Helen Keller

308. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”– Arnold Schwarzenegger

309. I want people to see that the cosmic perspective is simultaneously honest about the universe we live in and uplifting, when we realize how far we have come and how wonderful is this world of ours.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

310. You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

311. “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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”– Mark Twain

312. The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.” –Bette Davis

313. “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.”– Amelia Earhart

314. “I keep my heart and my soul and my spirit open to miracles.”– Patrick Swayze

315. Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day.” ― Alice Morse Earle

316. I consent to receiving emails and personalized ads.

317. “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” – Mother Teresa

318. “One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.”– Johnny Depp

319. “It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you came from. If you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters.”– Serena Williams

320. Don’t wait for the right moment. Just get started and learn along the way.”― Garima Soni

321. Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”— Imam Ali

322. Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.” — Jon Acuff

323. “Scientists have proven that it’s impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don’t listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet.”– Carl Lewis

324. Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”― Zig Ziglar

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

326. It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.” – Vince Lombardi

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

328. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

329. Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.” — Grace Coddington

330. It doesn’t matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it’s important to realize that whatever you’re doing, it’s your first attempt at it.

331. “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.”– Chuck Grassley

332. If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you.You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.

333. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

334. You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.” – Joel Osteen

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

336. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you’ll never change the outcome.”– Michael Jordan

337. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”― Confucius

338. I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.” —Gustave Flaubert

339. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost

340. I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That’s how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.” – Ben Kingsley

341. “I praise you God, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.”– Psalm 139:14

342. Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” —Farrah Gray

343. “Tough times never last but tough people do.”– Robert H. Schuller

344. Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” – Mario Fernandez

345. If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

346. When you notice that you’re having negative thoughts about how all of this is going to pan out, you need to remind yourself that you are not a very good fortune teller.” — Donna W. Hill

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

348. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Helen Keller

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

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

351. “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.”– Knute Rockne

352. It’s not about being superhuman, it’s about realizing that being human is super!” – Sadhguru

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

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

355. Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.”― Miguel de Unamuno

356. I’m going to make everything around me beautiful – that will be my life.” — Esie de Wolfe

357. I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.” – Yaya DaCosta

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

359. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

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

361. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new” ― Albert Einstein

362. “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”– Deuteronomy 31:6

363. Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.” – Alice Walker

364. It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

365. Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller

366. Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Barton

367. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”– Barack Obama

368. “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.”– Brian Herbert

369. Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” ― William Wordsworth

370. “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”– H. Jackson Brown

371. Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

372. “When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.”– LL Cool J

373. Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up.” ― Brittany Burgunder

374. “As I got older, my life became a whirlwind of homework and responsibilities. The hospital became my retreat, a place to gather my thoughts and focus on my health. The nurses are my friends as well as my caretakers. The doctors are my parents as well as my physicians.”– Claire Wineland

375. “The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.”– Barack Obama

376. “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”– Malcolm Gladwell

377. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.”– Kurt Cobain

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

379. Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”— Frank Ocean

380. It’s the little things that keep us going.”― Richie Norton

381. “Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.”– Theodore Roosevelt

382. We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link

383. “If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level.”– Guru Singh

384. “You either get bitter or you get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.”– Josh Shipp

385. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

386. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

387. “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”– Dr. Seuss

388. “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”– Laird Hamilton

389. “Change the world by being yourself.”– Amy Poehler

390. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”– Zig Ziglar

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

392. Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.

393. “Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their true image.”– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

394. Close scrutiny will show that most ‘crisis situations’ are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.” – Maxwell Maltz

395. I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

396. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett

397. “Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.” – Unknown

398. “I am the greatest. I said that before I knew I was.”– Muhammad Ali

399. Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.” – Christopher Reeve

400. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

401. “The kids who ask WHY are the ones who are going to change the world.”– Neal Thompson

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

403. He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.” – William Samuel Johnson

404. When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” —Wilma Rudolph

405. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell

406. “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.”– Psalm 136:1

407. Light tomorrow with today.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning

408. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”– Abraham Lincoln

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

410. “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.”– Maya Angelou

411. A couple sitting on a ledge overlooking a river in the Grand Canyon

412. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ”– Albert Einstein

413. You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

414. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”– J.K. Rowling

415. “I am building a fire, and every day I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.”– Mia Hamm

416. I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” — Anne Frank

417. Don’t resist the growing pains, push through them.”― Germany Kent

418. “If the whole world was blind, how many people would you impress?”– Boonaa Mohammed

419. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

420. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”– Galatians 5:22-23

421. I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.” – George Burns

422. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

423. “Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.”– Tommy Lee Jones

424. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

425. Procrastination makes easy things hard and hard things harder.” — Mason Cooley

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

427. “If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.”– William Glasser

428. “So, on beyond Z! It’s high time you were shown. That you really don’t know. All there is to be known. There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.”– Dr. Seuss

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

430. Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

431. The more the panic grows, the more uplifting the image of a man who refuses to bow to the terror.” – Ernst Junger

432. Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt

433. I’ve always loved journaling as a way to clear my mind. Whether I’m traveling or at home, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull out my notebook and record positive things that have happened to me as well as uplifting thoughts.” – Gloria Reuben

434. If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.

435. God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with.

436. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”– Stephen King

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

438. “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”– Dr. Seuss

439. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”– Stephen Hawking

440. Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn

441. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”– Dr. Seuss

442. When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.” ― Todd Kashdan

443. “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”– Carl Lewis

444. Life is about discovering your passion and creating a fire to burn inside of you. Let your passion drive you!” ― Chris Burkmenn

445. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” — Napoleon Hill

446. Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

447. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.”– Jesse Jackson

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

449. Start from today, Or there will be no tomorrow.” ― Abed Rahmani

450. “It’s always too soon to quit.”– Norman Vincent Peale

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