There are times when you will feel like giving up. Whether at your studies or work, sometimes you’ll just feel hopeless. It feels like you won’t be over to get through this obstacle and you feel very down about it. There are times when you will feel like you’ve fallen down hard and you can’t get back up again. Let me tell you that it is very normal to feel like this. Everyone experiences this every now and then. All you need to do is to get back up again, keep your head held high, and put yourself right back on track. To be able to do these, you need something that will inspire and motivate you to be the best that you can be. To help you with this, here are the top 100 inspirational quotes that will surely make you feel inspired.


  1. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King
  2. “Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.” – Lindsey Vonn
  3. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
  4. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller
  5. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Henry David Thoreau
  6. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” – Mae Jemison
  7. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  8. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai
  9. “You will succeed because most people are lazy.” – Shahir Zag
  10. “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale
  11. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller
  12. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Maya Angelou
  13. “Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined.” – Andrew Hendrixson
  14. “You are enough just as you are.” – Meghan Markle
  15. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar
  16. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler
  17. “Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.” – Thomas Edison
  18. “Spread love everywhere you go.” – Mother Teresa
  19. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  20. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
  21. “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” – Abraham Lincoln
  22. “Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.” – Nicole Kidman
  23. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” – Carol Burnett
  24. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more” – Oprah Winfrey
  25. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  26. “Inspiration is some mysterious blessing which happens when the wheels are turning smoothly.” – Quentin Blake
  27. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  28. “With the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything.” – Reese Witherspoon
  29. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” – Coco Chanel
  30. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl
  31. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” – Demi Lovato
  32. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams
  33. “Numbing the pain for a while will only make it worse when you finally feel it.” – Albus Dumbledore
  34. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” – Rosa Sparks
  35. “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – William James
  36. “A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams
  37. “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin Sharma
  38. “Motivation comes from working on things we care about.” – Sheryl Sandberg
  39. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  40. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman
  41. “Do it with passion, or not at all.” – Rosa Nouchette Carey
  42.  Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you. – Deuteronomy 31:6
  43. “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” – Ella Fitzgerald
  44. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  45. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein
  46. “The Pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The Optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  47. “Limit your “always” and your “nevers.”” – Amy Poehler
  48. Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: you anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over. – Psalm 23: 4-5
  49. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.” – Albert Einstein
  50. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers
  51. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m possible!”” – Audrey Hepburn
  52. But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect, establish, strengthen, settle you. – 1 Peter 5:10
  53. “You cannot save people, you can just love them.” – Anaïs Nin
  54. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  55. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis
  56. “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.” – Luke 12:32
  57. “The grass is greener where you water it.” – Neil Barringham
  58. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs
  59. “You do not find the happy life. You make it.” – Camilla Eyring Kimball
  60.  “Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9
  61.  “Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” – Brian Tracy
  62. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen
  63. “Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.” – Deep Roy
  64. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13
  65.  “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale
  66. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
  67. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
  68. “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10
  69. “It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” – Howard Ruff
  70. “Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur.” – Mohnish Pabrai
  71. “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” – E. E. Cummings
  72. “But Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’” – Matthew 19:26
  73. “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Seth Godin
  74. “Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Wishing is not enough; We must do.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  75. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  76. “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” – Philippians 4:13
  77. “Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.” – Grace Coddington
  78. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link
  79. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  80. “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” – Proverbs 3: 3-6
  81.  “Never apologize for having high standards. People who really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour
  82. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller
  83. “Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.” – Hafez
  84. “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16: 13-14
  85. “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
  86. “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb
  87. “You get what you give.” – Jennifer Lopez
  88. “Our faith can move mountains.” – Matthew 17:20
  89. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin
  90. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle And giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer
  91. “Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan
  92. “To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.” – Confucius
  93. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” – John Maxwell
  94. “Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body.” – Brian Tracy
  95. “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
  96. “For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.” – Jack Canfield
  97. “I never dream of success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder
  98. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  99. “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” – Jim Rohn
  100. “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” – Michael Phelps

Always remember to keep your head up. If you do lose hope, remember why you started in the first place. Finish the race you started and claim that achievement waiting for you at the end. Looking back at all your hardships, you will realize that everything is worth it at the end.


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