10 inspirational quotes about life that will help you get more motivated every day

10 inspirational quotes about life that will help you get more motivated every day
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These quotes about life will motivate you, inspire you, and might make you tear up a bit, too.

Sometimes, life can be a bit daunting. Between big life decisions, heartbreaks, tragedies, and even simple bad days when nothing seems to go right, it's easy to get down on your outlook on life. That's where these moving life quotes come in. When you (or a friend or family member) need a pick-me-up, these quotes about life will turn your day around. From some of our favorite famous authors, musicians, and public figures, these life quotes are beyond motivating.

These uplifting messages aren't reserved for just the not-so-good days, though! If you're about to make a big life change or know a friend who's about to, these life quotes are perfectly inspiring for any situation. If you want to make someone's day, write one of these inspirational quotes on a sticky note and put it somewhere you know it will be seen. Soon, you'll be spreading inspiration all around. Plus, we all know a good quote makes an amazing Instagram caption (admit it). Whatever situation you're in, these quotes about life will motivate you, inspire you, and we'll be honest, might make you tear up a bit.

1. Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks Quote

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"I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom." — Rosa Parks

2. Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer Quote

"Being happy never goes out of style." — Lilly Pulitzer

3. Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quote

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"Life is either a great adventure or nothing." — Helen Keller

4. Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Quote

"You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive." — Maya Angelou

5. Mark Twain

Mark Twain Quote

"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure." — Mark Twain

6. Ann Richards

Ann Richards Quote

"I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back." — Ann Richards

7. Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush Quote

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"Never lose sight of the face that the most important yard stick to your success is how you treat other people." — Barbara Bush

8. Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Quote

"All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love." — Johnny Cash

9. Princess Diana

Princess Diana Quote

"I don't go by the rule book…I lead from the heart, not the head." — Princess Diana

10. Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty Quote

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"The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation." — Eudora Welty