Uplifting Quotes

Here are some great uplifting quotes that can help inspire you as well as bring you back up if you happen to be down at the moment. We all need some words of encouragement every now and then just to remind us that the path we’re on is one that we chose. Life isn’t always easy. You will be dealt some bad hands and get curve balls thrown at you but remember that ups and downs are all part of life. It’s what makes achieving a goal that much more exciting.

Now if you’re feeling lost or down about life in general, realize that it’s all mental. Whether you feel excited about life or bored with life, it’s all in your mind. Sure, external things play a part in how you feel but ultimately, you decide how you’re going to react to those circumstances. Hopefully, some of these quotes will help you through whatever it is you’re going through. If you have any uplifting quotes for hard times or life in general that you’d like to share, please fill out the comment section at the end of the page. Enjoy!

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, “I will try again tomorrow.””

~ Mary Anne Radmacher

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”

~ William James

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

~ Oprah Winfrey

“There is no passion to be found playing small in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

~ Nelson Mandela

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

~ Nelson Mandela

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

~ Friedrich Nietzsche

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”

~ Robert Frost

“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.”

~ Marilyn vos Savant

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”

~ Martin Luther King

“Every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.”

~ Napoleon Hill

“To succeed, you have to do something and be very bad at it for a while. You have to look bad before you can look really good.”

~ Barbara DeAngelis

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”

~ Jim Rohn

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

~ Confucius

“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 in it.”

~ Groucho Marx

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”

~ Brian Tracy

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”

~ Epictetus

“Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.”

~ Joe Paterno

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”

~ James Allen

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”

~ Helen Keller

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

~ Mary Engelbreit

“Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

~ John Wooden

“Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.”

~ Norman Vincent Peale

“This too shall pass.”

“You’ve got one life to live. Make this one count.”

~ Kevin Ngo


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