100 uplifting quotes to read when you’re sad

Feeling down lately or tired of being stuck at home? It’s easy to get overwhelmed by negative thoughts when we suddenly have a lot of free time. We all need some motivation to go do something with our lives and right now we have more time than ever to explore new passions and interests! It can be something simple like following a workout routine every day or maybe just start logging your quarantine experiences! Hope these uplifting quotes help you feel better or give you the courage to overcome any obstacles. Or maybe just give you the motivation to use that precious free time, even if we’re stuck inside!

1. Act like what you do makes a difference. IT DOES – William James.
2. If you want to fly, let go of everything that weighs you down – Gurubogsa.
3. You’re never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream – CS Lewis.
4. Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limits to what you can be, have or do – Brian Tracy.
5. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts – Eleanor Roosevelt.
6. A smile is universal welcome – Max Eastman.
7. There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t – John Green.
8. It’s your life; live it well – Judge Judy Sheindlin.
9. Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life…including you – Kelly Rudolph.
10. Always remember that you are braver than you think, stronger than you look, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you ever imagined – Dr. Seuss.
11. May you see sunshine where others see shadows, and opportunities where others see obstacles – Unknown.

12. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts – Winston Churchill.
13. Never tilt your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. – Helen Keller.
14. What you get by reaching your goals is not as important as what you become by reaching your goals – Zig Ziglar.
15. Believe you can and you’re halfway there – Theodore Roosevelt.
16. When you have a dream, you have to grab it and never let go – Carol Burnett.
17. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination – Jimmy Dean.
18. No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel – Demi Lovato.
19. It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task that more than anything else will affect its outcome – William James.
20. Life is like riding a bike. To keep your balance you have to keep moving – Albert Einstein.

21. 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
22. Limit your “always” and your “never”. -Amy Poehler
23. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I am possible!” -Audrey Hepburn
24. Happiness is not by chance, but by choice – Jim Rohn.
25. You don’t find life happy. You Do – Camilla Eyring Kimball
26. Inspiration comes from yourself. You have to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen – Deep Roy.
27. The most wasted day is a day without laughter – EE Cummings.
28. You have to do the things you think you can’t do – Eleanor Roosevelt.
29. It’s never too late to be what you could have been – George Eliot.
30. Stay close to whatever makes you happy to be alive – Hafez
31. Some people are looking for a nice place. Others make a place beautiful – Hazrat Inayat Khan
32. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open – John Barrymore
33. Each person should live their life as a role model for others – Rosa Parks
34. Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud – Maya Angelou

35. Life changes very quickly, in very positive ways, if you allow it – Lindsey Vonn
36. Be the change you wish to see in the world – Mahatma Gandhi
37. Let’s make our future now, and make our dreams come true tomorrow – Malala Yousafzai
38. If I can’t do great things, I can do small things wonderfully – Martin Luther King Jr.
39. My mission in life is not just to survive, but to thrive – Maya Angelou
40. The bad news is that time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot – Micheal Altshuler
41. Spread love wherever you go – Mother Teresa.
42. Life has all these twists and turns. You gotta hang in there and let’s go – Nicole Kidman.
43. If you look at what you have in life, you will always have more – Oprah Winfrey
44. Even if happiness forgets you a little, never forget it completely – Jacques Prévert
45. In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on – Robert Fros
46. ​​It doesn’t matter how fast you go, as long as you don’t stop – Confucius
47. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact – William James
48. Choose to be optimistic; It’s better – Dalai Lama
49. The power of imagination makes us infinite – John Muir
50. Give light and the darkness will disappear by itself – Desiderius Erasmus

51. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney
52. Success is walking from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm – Winston Churchill
53. I have not failed. I just found 10,000 ways that won’t work – Thomas Edison
54. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent – Eleanor Roosevelt
55. What seem to us to be bitter trials are often blessings in disguise – Oscar Wilde
56. The distance between madness and genius is measured only by success – Bruce Feirstein
57. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve – Napoleon Hill
58. Spirit is everything. What you think you will become – Buddha
59. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life – Steve Jobs
60. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is – Vince Lombardi
61. If you want to elevate yourself, elevate someone else – Booker T. Washington.
62. The best revenge is massive success – Fran Sinatra
63. Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see – Confucius
64. Too many of us don’t live our dreams because we live our fears – Les Brown
65. You can never cross oceans until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore – Christopher Columbus

66. Hope is to be able to see that there is light despite all the darkness – Desmond Tutu
67. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning – Albert Einstein.
68. There’s good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for – JRR Tolkien.
69. Hope lies in dreams, in the imagination and in the courage of those who dare to turn dreams into reality – Jonas Salk
70. You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just have to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens – Mandy Hale
71. Inspiration is a mysterious blessing that occurs when the wheels turn smoothly – Quentin Blake
72. With the right kind of coaching and determination, you can accomplish anything – Reese Witherspoon
73. It’s not about whether you get knocked down; that’s if you get up – Vince Lombardi
74. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world – Robin Williams
75. A champion is not defined by their victories but by how well they can recover when they fall – Serena Williams
76. Motivation comes from working on things we care about – Sheryl Sandberg
77. If you can’t fly, run, if you can’t run, walk, if you can’t walk, crawl, but whatever you do, you must keep moving – Martin Luther King Jr.
78. Where there is no struggle there is no strength – Oprah Winfrey
79. The past is gone, the future is not here, now I am free of both. Right now I choose joy – Deepak Chopra
80. A depressing and difficult passage prefaced every page I turned in life – Charlotte Brontë
81. Promise me you’ll always remember: you’re braver than you think, stronger than you look and smarter than you think – AA Milne.
82. Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it – Helen Keller
83. If you have good thoughts, they will shine on your face like rays of sunshine and you will always be beautiful – Roald Dahl

84. Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, an hour, a day or a year, but eventually it will wear off and something else will take its place – Lance Armstrong
85. Being good and doing good is all we have to do – John Adams
86. It always seems impossible until it’s done – Nelson Mandela
87. Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They’re just five more minutes braver – Ronald Reagan
88. Sometimes comforting the afflicted requires afflicting the comfortable – Mario Cuomo
89. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose – Lyndon B. Johnson
90. Knowing what to do takes away fear – Rosa Parks
91. I think if you live long enough you realize that much of what happens in life is beyond your control – but how you respond to it is within your control – Hillary Clinton
92. A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again – Maya Angelou
93. The answers keep unfolding as your life develops, if you are willing to see things as they are and can be – Oprah Winfrey
94. We are here for a reason. I believe part of the reason is to throw little torches to guide people through the dark – Whoopi Goldberg

95. You are the one who owns the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness – Diane Von Furstenberg
96. I was raised to understand that we are all together on this planet Earth – Stella McCartney.
97. If you remain calm in the midst of great chaos, it is the surest guarantee that it will eventually subside – Julie Andrews
98. If people doubt how far you can go, go so far you can’t hear them – Michelle Ruiz
99. Part of wisdom is knowing what you no longer need and letting it go – Jane Fonda
100. In my opinion, if you want the rainbow, you have to endure the rain! – Dolly Parton