Sometimes, a little inspiration can go a long way towards improving your mindset. Everybody needs a pick me up now and then. I’ve compiled the following 20 inspirational quotes for you to read anytime you feel the need for a little inspiration.
No matter the reason, a little bit of inspiration can brighten up your day. For learning more about improving your mindset for the better, click here. I hope the following quotes can help improve your mindset and increase the inspiration you feel:
20 of the Best Motivational and Inspirational Quotes
#1 “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” —Stephen Hawking
#2 “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”– Martin Luther King Jr.
#3 “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”– Lao Tzu
#4 “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.”– Jack Canfield
#5 “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”– Dennis P. Kimbro
#6 “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller
#7 “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein
#8 “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ― Shel Silverstein
#9 “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” ― John Lennon
#10 “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” ― Maya Angelou
#11 “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it–always.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
#12 “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
#13 “Promise Yourself
To be so strong that nothing
can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness, and prosperity
to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel
that there is something in them
To look at the sunny side of everything
and make your optimism come true.
To think only the best, to work only for the best,
and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others
as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past
and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times
and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself
that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear,
and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the world,
not in loud words but great deeds.
To live in faith that the whole world is on your side
so long as you are true to the best that is in you.”
― Christian D. Larson
#14 “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”– Benjamin Disraeli
#15 “The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will.”– Vince Lombardi
#16 “The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.”– Arthur C. Clarke
#17 “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson
#18 “I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.”– Albert Einstein
#19 “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” —Henry Ford
#20 “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” –Arianna Huffington
The Bottom Line
Inspiration can come from a number of different sources and you never know when it will strike. Hopefully, these 20 quotes will help you motivate and inspire your mindset to new heights, and adjust your thinking in a more positive light.