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55 Inspirational Quotes That Will Transform Your Life

This article was last updated on January 31, 2022

Motivational quotes have the power to get us through a rough week or lift us when we are feeling down. It’s an amazing thing how few words can impact our lives so much. (I have a motivational poster in my room, that reminds me of my goals every day). So here is an authentic collection of inspirational quotes that will transform your life, shared and loved throughout our Facebook / Twitter.

55 Inspirational Quotes

1. “Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.” – Unknown


2. “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Winston Churchill


3. “Failures are part of life, if you don’t fail, you don’t learn. If you don’t learn, you don’t change. If you don’t change, you don’t grow.” – Unknown


4. “You can have results or excuses. Not both.” – Unknown, Inspirational quotes that will transform your life


5. “Someone’s opinion of you doesn’t have to become your reality.” – Les Brown


6. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown


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


8. “You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” – Andrew Murphy


9. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who matter don’t mind and those who mind don’t matter.” – Dr Seuss

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10. “One person can make a difference and everybody should try.” – John Kennedy


11. “Failure doesn’t come from falling down. Failure comes from not getting up.” – Unknown


12. “Its hard to wait around for something you know might never happen; but its harder to give up when you know its everything you want.” – Unknown


13. “Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen.” – Unknown


14. “To hell with circumstances, I create opportunities.” – Bruce Lee


15. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.” – Denis Waitley


16.”Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield


17. “If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”


18. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. it means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown


19. “When you wake up in the morning you have two choices;  go back to sleep and dream your dreams or wake up and chase your dreams.” – Unknown

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20. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”  – Christopher Columbus


21. “Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.” – Jesus, Inspirational quotes that will transform your life


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


23. “We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller


24. “Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.” – Orison Swett Marden


25. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–which is: Try to please everybody.” – Herberd Bayard Swope


26. “Welcome every new and difficult problem in life as a new opportunity to wrestle and win — and to gain new experience and new power.” – L H. Murlin


27. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

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


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


30. “All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.” – T.E. Lawrence


31. “Three things you cannot recover in life: the WORD after it’s said, the MOMENT after it’s missed and the TIME after it’s gone. Be Careful!” – Unknown


32. “There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.” – David Burns


33. “A problem is only a problem when viewed as a problem.” – Unknown


34. “The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.” – Unknown


35. “In the end we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – Unknown


36. “It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are
going.” – Brian Tracy


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37. “The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” – Unknown


38. “You can make excuses all you want. But at the end of the day all you’ll have are poor excuses and another wasted day.” – Unknown


39. “If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” – William Arthur Ward


40. “Even the darkest nights will end and the sun will rise.” – Unknown


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


42. “The beautiful thing about fear is that when you run to it, it runs away.” – Robin Sharma

43.”Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet. Cherish them…” – Unknown, Inspirational quotes that will transform your life


44. “Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom


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45. “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln


46. “Our greatest glory lies not in never failing but in rising every time we fail.” – Confucius


47. “Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” – Seneca


48. “The brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They are there to stop the other people!” – Randy Pausch


49. “Don’t be afraid to stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.” –  Andy Biersack


50. “Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.” – Unknown


51. “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.” – Larry Winget


52. “The biggest failure you can have in life is making the mistake of never trying at all.” – Unknown


53. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is all you need.” – Unknown


54. “Hold the vision, trust the process.” – Unknown


55. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” John D. Rockefeller

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This concludes our compilation of inspirational quotes that will transform your life.

I hope you enjoyed these inspirational quotes. What is your favorite quote that has inspired you through the years? Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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