50 inspirational quotes that will make your day

When school is too overwhelming, your home life is stressful, and nothing seems to be going the way it should, maintaining a positive headspace seems next to impossible. But hearing the advice and wisdom of others can be more helpful and impactful than you first think. These quotes are there for you when you lack motivation to overcome your daily challenges.

Every day is a day closer to achieving your goals

1. “Say something positive and you’ll see something positive.” —Jim Thompson

2. “All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

3. “The person who says it’s not possible should walk away from those who do.” —Tricia Cunningham

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

5. “Today’s achievements were yesterday’s impossibilities.” –Robert H. Schuller

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

7. “So many of our dreams first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, then, when we invoke the will, they soon become inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve

8. “If I’m going to tell a true story, I’ll start with my name.” –Kendrick Lamar

9. “Re-examine everything you have been told. Reject what insults your soul. –Walt Whitman

10. “The only impossible journey is the one you never start.” -Tony Robbins

Overcome the obstacles

11. “Show me someone who’s done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who’s overcome adversity.” –Lou Holtz

12. “The best years of your life are when you decide your problems are your own. You don’t blame them on your mother, the ecology or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. –Albert Ellis

13. “Some fish love swimming upstream. Some people love a challenge.” – Amit Ray, “Walking the Path of Compassion”

14. “You gain strength, courage and confidence with every experience in which you truly stop to look fear in the face. You have to do the thing you think you can’t do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

15. “I may not have gotten where I wanted to go, but I think I ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams

16. “Haters are like crickets. You can hear all the noise they make, but you can’t see them… So just when you walk past them, they’re silent.” — Dean Bokhari

17. “If you’re working on something you really care about, you don’t need to be pushed. The vision pulls you in.” –Steve Jobs

18. “Acceptance of what happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” – William James.

19. “Let your joy scream through the pain.” –Terri Quotes.

20. “A year from now, you might wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

Surround yourself with positive thoughts and people

21. “Surround yourself with those who only lift you higher.” -Oprah Winfrey

22. “Surround yourself with those who will not compete but will revel in your success and see your rise as a reflection of their own possibilities.” – TD Jakes.

23. “If you see the world and yourself through a lens stained with negativity, then you will find much misery. If you look outward and inward through a lens lit with positivity, you will find something to be happy and grateful for –Henrik Edberg

24. “Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera

25. “Every day there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to have a positive impact. – Les Brown

26. “Happiness is a butterfly which, when pursued, is always just beyond your reach, but which, if you sit quietly, can land on you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

27. “When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is made up of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy

28. “Being positive in a negative situation isn’t naïve. It’s leadership.” —​ Ralph Marston

29. “Be like a joyful tiny child, living gloriously in the omnipresent now, without a single worry or concern even for the next moment.” —​ Eileen Caddy

30. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” —William James

You hold a great power: use it correctly

31. “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

32. “Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. —Eric Hoffer

33. “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” —Anne Herbert

34. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that has ever existed.” -Margaret Mead

35. “Do your little good where you are; it is these little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. —Desmond Tutu

36. “Kindness is the language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain

37. “See the light in others and treat them as if that’s all you see.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

38. “We all suffer from a lack of kindness.” – Angela C. Santomero

39. “No one is born hating another person… People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite .” – Nelson Mandela

40. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” —Zig Ziglar

Give yourself the kindness you deserve

41. “If you’re always trying to be normal, you’ll never know how amazing you can be.” – Dr. Maya Angelou

42. “I am who I am. Not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me.” –Brigitte Nicole

43. “Make happiness your priority and be gentle with yourself in the process.” –Bronnie Ware

44. “Caring is self-empathy. And even when I talk to myself like someone I love and it feels weird, it works.” – Brene Brown

45. “It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that. My existence doesn’t depend on how desirable you find me. – Warsan County

46. ​​“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” -Charles Bukowsk

47. “My mother told me to be a lady. And to her that meant being her own person, being independent.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

48. “The goal is to learn how to take care of yourself in order to feel free.” — Day of Deborah

49. “I remind myself to be kind to myself, and as slightly ridiculous as it may seem, to treat myself the same kind way I would treat one of my daughters. That really helps. —Emma Stone

50. “Remember that you’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving yourself and see what happens.” — Louise L. Hay

Each individual has the power to hold their head high and overcome obstacles, big or small. Although the world may seem to be always against you, remember that struggling temporarily will allow you to thrive in the long run.