40 Inspirational Quotes That Will Change Your Life


Published on November 28th, 2017

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

-Dr. Seuss

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”

-Marilyn Monroe

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

-William W. Purkey

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

-Mae West

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”

-Robert Frost

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

-Friedrich Nietzsche

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”

-Narcotics Anonymous

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

-André Gide

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”

-Allen Saunders

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”

-Douglas Adams

All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot. ~

Dr. Seuss


What’ll we do with ourselves this afternoon? And the day after that, and the next thirty years. ~Ke$ha


His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald


Downstairs the people are fighting while I look for God in a reference book ~ Philip K. Dick


Life is but a Comic Sans farce mass e-mailed to an unending, self-perpetuating chain of dupes and masochists ~ Gary


Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut ~ Ernest Hemingway


Sometimes you never realize the value of a moment until it becomes a memory ~ Dr. Seuss


In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on ~ Robert Frost


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself ~ George Bernard Shaw


Nothing of me is original. I am the combined efforts of everyone I’ve every known ~ Chuck Palahniuk


There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing ~ Elbert Hubbard


If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets ~ Haruki Murakami


There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man ~ Patrick Rothfuss


Treat the Earth Well. It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children ~ Kenyan Proverb


The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing ~ Edmund Burke


In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing ~ Teddy Roosevelt


It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change ~ Charles Darwin


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


Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in a long-shot ~ Charlie Chaplin


A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd ~ Max Lucado


It is the mark of an educated mind, to entertain a thought without accepting it ~ Aristotle


Another flaw in the human character is that everyone wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance ~ Kurt Vonnegut


The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller



I think it goes without saying that pretty much everything I’ve taught you should be prefaced with a ‘No homo.’ ~Jesus Christ


I discovered that if one looks a little closer at this beautiful world, there are always red ants underneath ~ David Lynch


The integrity of my sleep has been forever compromised, sir ~ Unidentified Bureaucrat


There can be no light without darkness.A guy who’s never taken a massive dose of Ecstasy


I downshifted as I pulled into the driveway, the motor screaming out, stuck in second gear. The scene ends badly, as you might imagine, in a cavalcade of anger and fear ~ John Darnielle


There is no more unhappy being under the sun than a fetishist who pines for a boot and has to content himself with an entire woman ~ Karl Kraus


Softball is like baseball, but with a softer ball. The Guy With No Friends to no one in particular