Life has lot’s of bumps in the road.

It’s not easy…

And actively seeking out motivation, encouragement, and inspiration can play an important role in overcoming challenges.

Even if you’ve heard or read some of these quotes before, I still encourage you to just quickly skim through them. Quotes have an awesome way of resonating differently with you at different times your life.

I hope you can find some words that inspire you today.

Happy Friday!


1. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

2. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill 

3. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey 

4. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” – Tony Robbins 

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


6. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi 

7. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

8. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” – Vincent Van Gogh 

9. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King 

10. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. i’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan 

11. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King 

12. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will to do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck 

13. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

14. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcom S. Forbes 

15. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James 

16. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates 

17. “It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball 

18. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Shuller 

19. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.” – Helen keller 

20. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


21. “You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.” – Henry David Thoreau

22. “Even if you’re on the right trac, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

23. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

24. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach 

25. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglas 

26. “To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” – Ebert Hubbard

27. “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” – Gary Player 

28. “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau 

29. “Someday is not a day of the week.” – Denise Brennan-Nelson

30. “Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.” – Arthur Christoper Benson 

31. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King 

32. “If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.” – Mario Andretti 

33. “Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no Try.” – Yoda 

34. “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

35. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn 

36. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky 

37. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll 

38. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey 

39. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou 

40. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra 

41. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford 

42. “Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.” – Jesus 

43. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair 

44. “We can easily forgive  child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato 

45. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb 

46. “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” – Latin Proverb 

47. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

48. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci 

49. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein 

50. “You become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey 



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