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91 Most Uplifting Quotes for Hard Times (LIFE)

Top 10 Most Uplifting Quotes (INSPIRATIONAL)

“I just want you to know that if you are out there and you are being really hard on yourself right now for something that has happened… it’s normal. That is what is going to happen to you in life. No one gets through unscathed. We are all going to have a few scratches on us. Please be kind to yourselves and stand up for yourself, please.”

Taylor Swift
People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you are the beholder. - Salma Hayek
People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you are the beholder. – Salma Hayek
Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go. - Nicole Kidman
Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go. – Nicole Kidman
Believe in yourself. Stay in your own lane. There’s only one you. - Queen Latifah
Believe in yourself. Stay in your own lane. There’s only one you. – Queen Latifah
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you. – Aldous Huxley
Living is the art of getting used to what we didn’t expect. - Eleanor C. Wood
Living is the art of getting used to what we didn’t expect. – Eleanor C. Wood
Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbon. - Ann Ruth Schabacker
Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbon. – Ann Ruth Schabacker
The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy. - Angelina Jolie
The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy. – Angelina Jolie
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. - Michael Altshuler
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler
When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go. - Carol Burnett
When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. – Carol Burnett

13 Uplifting Quotes About Life that Will Brighten Your Perspective

“People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.”

Carrie Ann Moss
You make a choice continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You draw your own box. - Duchess Meghan
You make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You draw your own box. – Duchess Meghan
The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing that you’ll make one. - Elbert Hubbard
The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing that you’ll make one. – Elbert Hubbard

“For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”

Michelle Obama
There is only one certainty in life and that is that nothing is certain. - G.K. Chesterton
There is only one certainty in life and that is that nothing is certain. – G.K. Chesterton
You define your own life. Don't let other people write your script. - Oprah Winfrey
You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script. – Oprah Winfrey
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. - Robert Frost
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. – Robert Frost
Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman
Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman
What’s wrong with being sentimental Sentimental means you like stuff. - Paul McCartney
What’s wrong with being sentimental? Sentimental means you like stuff. – Paul McCartney
If you make your internal life a priority, then everything else you need on the outside will be given to you and it will be extremely clear what the next step is. - Gabrielle Bernstein
If you make your internal life a priority, then everything else you need on the outside will be given to you and it will be extremely clear what the next step is. – Gabrielle Bernstein
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on. - Lady Gaga
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on. – Lady Gaga
Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted. - John Lennon
Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted. – John Lennon
You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again. - Bonnie Prudden
You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again. – Bonnie Prudden

10 Uplifting Quotes That Inspires Love and Kindness

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!”

Anne Frank
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. - Ella Fitzgerald
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. – Ella Fitzgerald
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. - Sally Koch
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. – Sally Koch
Kindness is one thing you can’t give away. It always comes back. - George Skolsky
Kindness is one thing you can’t give away. It always comes back. – George Skolsky
Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones
Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Franklin P. Jones
Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. - Maya Angelou
Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. – Maya Angelou
The most sincere compliment we can pay is attention. - Walter Anderson
The most sincere compliment we can pay is attention. – Walter Anderson
The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway. - Henry Boye
The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway. – Henry Boye
Spread love everywhere you go. - Mother Teresa
Spread love everywhere you go. – Mother Teresa
I care about decency and humanity and kindness. Kindness today is an act of rebellion. - Pink
I care about decency and humanity and kindness. Kindness today is an act of rebellion. – Pink

3 Uplifting Quotes That Will Motivate You To Dream

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - Malala Yousafzai
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – Malala Yousafzai
Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible!' - Audrey Hepburn
Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’ – Audrey Hepburn
Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. - Jon Bon Jovi
Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. – Jon Bon Jovi

6 Uplifting Quotes That Inspires Courage

“I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our a*** kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.”

Brene Brown
Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. - Harper Lee
Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. – Harper Lee

“Be courageous. Challenge orthodoxy. Stand up for what you believe in. When you are in your rocking chair talking to your grandchildren many years from now, be sure you have a good story to tell.”

Amal Clooney
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining nearby. - Ruth E. Renkel
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining nearby. – Ruth E. Renkel
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. - Earl Nightingale
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. – Earl Nightingale

12 Uplifting Quotes To Help You Surpass Hard Times

I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this. - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
A problem is a chance for you to do your best. - Duke Ellington
A problem is a chance for you to do your best. – Duke Ellington
Belief creates the actual fact. - William James
Belief creates the actual fact. – William James
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. - Robin Williams
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. – Robin Williams
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. - Aristotle
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle
Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen—that stillness becomes a radiance. - Morgan Freeman
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen—that stillness becomes a radiance. – Morgan Freeman
Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness. - Marie Forleo
Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness. – Marie Forleo
I'm not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn't open for me. I'm going to create my own door and walk through that. - Ava DuVernay
I’m not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that. – Ava DuVernay
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow; it only saps today of its strength. - A.J. Cronin
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow; it only saps today of its strength. – A.J. Cronin
Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

11 Uplifting Quotes For Work

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

Henry David Thoreau
Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too. - Mark Twain
Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too. – Mark Twain
You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. - Mandy Hale
You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. – Mandy Hale
It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest. - Walter Anderson
It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest. – Walter Anderson
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. - George Lorimer
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Holtz
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz
Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs. - Farrah Gray
Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Farrah Gray
When someone tells me ‘no’, it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. - Karen E. Quinones Miller
When someone tells me ‘no’, it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. – Karen E. Quinones Miller
The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it. - Tricia Cunningham
The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it. – Tricia Cunningham
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further. - Thomas Carlyle
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further. – Thomas Carlyle
We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them. - Albert Einstein
We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them. – Albert Einstein

12 Uplifting Quotes For Women

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.”

Audrey Hepburn
My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou
My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou
If you can dance and be free and not be embarrassed, you can rule the world. - Amy Poehler
If you can dance and be free and not be embarrassed, you can rule the world. – Amy Poehler

“Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.”

Lady Gaga
You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life. - Coco Chanel
You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life. – Coco Chanel
Be messy and complicated and afraid and show up anyways. - Glennon Doyle Melton
Be messy and complicated and afraid and show up anyways. – Glennon Doyle Melton
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. – Margaret Thatcher
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. - Brigham Young
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. – Brigham Young
I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sht to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will. - Amy Schumer
I am a woman with thoughts and questions and sh*t to say. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story – I will. – Amy Schumer
Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. - Yulia Tymoshenko
Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her. – Yulia Tymoshenko
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. - Madeleine Albright
It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. – Madeleine Albright
I am thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. - Alex Elle
I am thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. – Alex Elle

7 Uplifting Quotes For Students

The man who does not read books has no advantage over the one who cannot read them. - Mark Twain
The man who does not read books has no advantage over the one who cannot read them. – Mark Twain
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. - Plutarch
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. – Plutarch
Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game. - Babe Ruth
Never let the fear of striking out stop you from playing the game. – Babe Ruth
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. - B.B. King
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. – B.B. King

7 Uplifting Quotes That Will Make You Think

“I’m going to be gone one day, and I have to accept that tomorrow isn’t promised. Am I OK with how I’m living today? It’s the only thing I can help. If I didn’t have another one, what have I done with all my todays? Am I doing a good job?”

Hayley Williams
My father gave me the best advice of my life. He said, Whatever you do, don’t wake up at 65 years old and think about what you should have done with your life. - George Clooney
My father gave me the best advice of my life. He said, “Whatever you do, don’t wake up at 65 years old and think about what you should have done with your life.” – George Clooney
The world is extremely interesting to a joyful soul. - Alexandra Stoddard
The world is extremely interesting to a joyful soul. – Alexandra Stoddard
Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic. - Jean Sibelius
Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic. – Jean Sibelius
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! - Jonathan Winters
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! – Jonathan Winters
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi
Every exit is an entry somewhere else. - Tom Stoppard
Every exit is an entry somewhere else. – Tom Stoppard

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