50+ Inspiring Life Quotes to Get You Seeing the World

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Motivation is so essential when overcoming life’s hurdles. While there are a lot of things that can inspire us, there is something about simple, thoughtful, unique quotes that always lift my spirits.

I’ve compiled some of my favorite motivational and inspiring quotes (with pretty graphics) to help inspire and encourage you to live the life you imagined! I hope you will find something you love.

Enjoy these inspiring LIFE quotes and let me know any new ones I should add in the comments below.

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Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou
Inspirational Life Quote
Inspirational Life Quotes

Life itself is a gift, but to live each day to the fullest, well that is a choice.


If not now, when?


The more you practice thankfulness, the more you will be thankful for.


Live with no excuses, travel with no regrets

Oscar Wilde
Inspirational Life Quote
Inspirational Life Quote

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

Maya Angelou

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step

Lao Tzu
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The greatest tragedy in life is to spend your entire life fishing only to discover it was never fish you were after

Henry David Thoreau

I am not what happened to me I am who I choose to become

Carl Jung
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inspirational life quote

Be terrified of regret


Impossible is just an opinion

Paulo Coelho
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Nothing happens to you, it happens for you

Joel Osteen

Your limitation is only your imagination

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inspirational life quote

Understanding failure is not the opposite of success is part of success

Arianna Huffington

It’s not about how many times you fall, but how many times you get back up.

Abraham Lincoln.
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Inspirational life quotes

The best time to start was yesterday. The next best time is today.


You only live once but if you do it right once is enough

Mae West

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty

Maya Angelou

The only way to fail is to never try

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Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon

Paul Brandt

You can, you should, and if you are brave enough to start, you will

Stephen King
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There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live. -Dalai Lama XIV


I hope you enjoyed this collection of Inspirational Life Quotes. Feel free to pin these images for later and share what quotes inspire you in the comments below. Solo travelers will love this collection of 150 inspirational solo travel quotes.

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  1. Thanks for such a wide ranging collection of quotes on all aspects of life. One who comprehends them well can completely transform his life for the good.

    1. Samantha Stamps says:

      I am so glad you enjoyed them! I love a good quote….not too cheesy but the right amount of inspiration to just like you said…transform his life for the good!

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