The Best 178 Inspirational Quotes for 2023

A collection of inspirational quotes to keep you motivated in 2023 by past, present, famous, and unknown authors. Get inspired today!

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  1. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs

  2. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. – Albert Schweitzer

  3. It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

  4. The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Peter Drucker

  5. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

  6. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. – Sam Levenson

  7. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  8. Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. – Christian D. Larson

  9. The only thing standing between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. – Jordan Belfort

  10. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C.S. Lewis

  11. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean

  12. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

  13. Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

  14. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon

  15. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

  16. Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman

  17. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale

  18. To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like. – Mike Gafka

  19. The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it. – Unknown

  20. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

  21. In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein

  22. The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. – Mark Zuckerberg

  23. Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it. – Unknown

  24. Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. – Chris Grosser

  25. The future depends on what you do today. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

  27. Success is not just about making money. It’s about making a difference. – Unknown

  28. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller

  29. The best way out is always through. – Robert Frost

  30. The only thing you can do in this life is to pursue your passions, celebrate your bloopers, and never stop following your fear. – Grace Helbig

  31. Success is not about being a winner or a loser, it’s about being yourself and giving your best. – Unknown

  32. Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits. – Unknown

  33. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out. – Robert Collier

  34. The key to success is to start before you’re ready. – Marie Forleo

  35. The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. – Robert H. Schuller

  36. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse. – Jim Rohn

  37. The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. – Colin R. Davis

  38. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson

  39. Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done. – Unknown

  40. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau

  41. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

  42. The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible. – Charles Kingsleigh

  43. We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret. – Earl Nightingale

  44. To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage. – Confucius

  45. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

  46. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer

  47. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

  48. In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. – Nikos Kazantzakis

  49. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar

  50. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino

  51. The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors and be obsessed with your craft. – Eric Thomas

  52. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. – Jim Rohn

  53. If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents–start charging for it. – Kim Garst

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

  55. If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. – Dhirubhai Ambani

  56. Successful entrepreneurs are givers and not takers of positive energy. – Anonymous

  57. The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. – Swati Sharma

  58. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar

  59. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller Jr.

  60. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

  61. Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them. – T. Harv Eker

  62. Successful entrepreneurs know that the real journey is not about money but it’s about learning and growing as a person in the process. – Unknown

  63. If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

  64. There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. – Paulo Coelho

  65. Successful entrepreneurs never give up on their dreams, even when they seem so far away. – Unknown

  66. You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. – Henry Ford

  67. The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. – Arthur C. Clarke

  68. Success comes from within, not without. – Maya Angelou

  69. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

  70. The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

  71. If you can dream it, you can do it. – Walt Disney

  72. Failure is not the opposite of success; it is part of success. – Arianna Huffington

  73. Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier

  74. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon

  75. Plant your garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. – Jose Luis Borges

  76. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. – Eleanor Roosevelt

  77. You are capable of more than you know. – E.O. Wilson

  78. Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other. – Brian Tracy

  79. You always pass failure on the way to success. – Mickey Rooney

  80. Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. – C.S. Lewis

  81. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore

  82. You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you. – Brian Tracy

  83. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

  84. Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill

  85. Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

  86. Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are. – Stephanie Lahart

  87. Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got this. – Chantal Sutherland

  88. Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. – George Herbert

  89. Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. – George Whitefield

  90. The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well. – John D. Rockefeller Jr.

  91. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. – Colin Powell

  92. Success is not in what you have, but who you are. – Bo Bennett

  93. Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman

  94. The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Peter Drucker

  95. Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve

  96. The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  97. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. – Chinese Proverb.

  98. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

  99. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. – Bruce Lee

  100. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas A. Edison

  101. The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do. – Roy L. Smith

  102. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. – Bill Gates

  103. Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure. – Aisha Tyler

  104. Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying. – W. Clement Stone

  105. Success is not in never failing, but rising every time you fall! – Nelson Mandela

  106. Success is not the destination, it’s the journey. – Zig Ziglar

  107. Success is not just the absence of failure. – Mark Cuban

  108. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou

  109. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. – Jim Rohn

  110. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier

  111. It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville

  112. Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. – Albert Einstein

  113. Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. – Arnold H. Glasow

  114. The secret of success is constancy to purpose. – Benjamin Disraeli

  115. Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve. – Wilferd Peterson

  116. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. – Napoleon Hill

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

  118. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. – Colin Powell

  119. Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. – John F. Kennedy

  120. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. – Jim Rohn

  121. The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. – Ayn Rand

  122. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. – Florence Nightingale

  123. The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli

  124. The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows. – Aristotle Onassis

  125. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

  126. The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance. – Sun Yat-sen

  127. The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation. – Mark Twain

  128. Success is the child of audacity. – Benjamin Disraeli

  129. Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you. – Wil Rose

  130. Success is the sum of details. – Harvey S. Firestone

  131. Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble. – Shah Rukh Khan

  132. Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed. – Booker T. Washington

  133. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George S. Patton

  134. The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better. – Tony Dungy

  135. Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do. – Unknown

  136. The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people. – Harvey S. Firestone

  137. The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people. – George Bernard Shaw

  138. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. – John C. Maxwell

  139. The secret of our success is that we never, never give up. – Wilma Mankiller

  140. The secret to success: Stop wishing, start doing. – Unknown

  141. Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want. – Tony Robbins

  142. The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. – Bertrand Russell

  143. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

  144. The unexamined life is not worth living. – Socrates

  145. The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have. – Anna Quindlen

  146. The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt

  147. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller

  148. Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon

  149. Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet. – Sarah Louise Delany

  150. Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – Allen Saunders

  151. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein

  152. Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. – Confucius

  153. Life is either a great adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

  154. Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet. – Sadie Delany

  155. Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses

  156. Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  157. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin

  158. Life is a long lesson in humility. – James M. Barrie

  159. Life is made of ever so many partings welded together. – Charles Dickens

  160. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

  161. With self-discipline most anything is possible. – Theodore Roosevelt

  162. Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein

  163. “The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.” – Joel Brown

  164. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  165. Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir

  166. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

  167. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. – Thomas Paine

  168. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills

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

  170. The power of imagination makes us infinite. – John Muir

  171. Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. – William Butler Yeats

  172. To be a good loser is to learn how to win. – Carl Sandburg

  173. Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. – Charles Kettering

  174. Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. – Roy T. Bennett

  175. The more we do, the more we can do. – William Hazlitt

  176. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. – Robert H. Schuller

  177. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. – Ralph Marston

  178. Act as though it were impossible to fail. – Dorothea Brande