Funny Inspirational Quotes to Amuse and Motivate

These funny inspirational quotes can make bring a smile to anyone’s face. Someone once said that it is an inspiration that unlocks the best powers of the mind. No matter how great you are at your calling, inspiration is the key that keeps you motivated to achieve success.

Here are some funny inspirational quotes you can read to find your own inspiration or share with your friends and loved ones. Some of them are witty, some are amusing and some can be sarcastic. Read and share these quotes to share a laugh.

Funny Motivational Quotes

If at first, you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.
Steven Wright

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
Benjamin Franklin

Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their keester and do anything to make it happen.

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Funny Inspiring Quotes

When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.
Steven Wright

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Jack London

To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.
Michael Jordan

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I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.
Groucho Marx

I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
Harry S Truman

Opportunity does not knock; it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Kyle Chandler

Where there’s a will, there’s a way; and where there’s a way, there’s usually a stop sign somewhere along the road.

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because, by then, I was too famous.
Robert Benchley

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
A.A. Milne

Look up for inspiration, look down for concentration, but don’t look side to side for information.

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Funny Inspirational Quotes

Luck is what you have leftover after you give 100 percent.
Langston Coleman

Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes.
Marie von Ebner

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

Many of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didn’t spend half our time wishing.
Alexander Woollcott

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.
Isaac Asimov

Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
Joe Girard

Short Inspirational Quotes Funny

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.
Elvis Presley

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Mark Twain

Don’t mind your make-up; you’d better make your mind up.
Frank Zappa

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory.
Mark Twain

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
Steve Martin

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Humorous Quotes

A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.

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

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
Maureen Dowd

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Galileo Galilei

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
Louis Agassiz

When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.
Cathy Guisewite

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
Betty Reese

Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.
Martina Navratilova

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Quotes That Put A Smile On Your Face

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.
Dalai Lama

Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
Tom Lehrer

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

Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
Charles Schulz

I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms.
Michael Scott, “The Office”

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

When life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade and then try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
Ron White

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
Franklin P. Jones

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Robin Williams

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Marilyn Monroe

Funny Quotes That Make You Laugh

Bad decisions make good stories.
Ellis Vidler

A peacock that rests on his tail feathers is just another turkey.
Dolly Parton

The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.
Albert Einstein

Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
Tom Lehre

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
Winnie the Pooh

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Terry Pratchett

Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.
Robert Bloch

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.
Billie Burke

Work Sayings

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
Robert Frost

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Erma Bombeck

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.
Lane Kirkland

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
Edgar Bergen
(The type of funny inspirational quotes that doesn’t go over well with your boss)

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he’s supposed to be doing at that moment.
Robert Benchley

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Jerome K. Jerome

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.
Charles Lamb

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S. Truman

Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed quietly and unobtrusively by someone else.
Barbara Ehrenreich

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Inspirational Quotes for Business

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: Whose?
Don Marquis

Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.
Ambrose Bierce

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
Oscar Wilde

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen

I do not like work even when someone else does it.
Mark Twain

Work is the greatest thing in the world. So we should always save some of it for tomorrow.
Don Herold

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.
Sarah Brown

The world is divided into people who do things, and people who get the credit.
Dwight Morrow

I truly believe the wireless mouse was invented so people at work had one less thing to hang themselves with.
Mike Vanatta

A well-educated friend of mine with three advanced degrees can say I’m unemployed in six languages.
Unknown Author

No project was ever completed on time and within budget.
Cheops Law

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
Robert Frost

Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.

Sarcastic Quotations

If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right.
Jules Renard

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you’ll have to catch up.
Steven Wright

Many a true word is spoken in jest.
English Proverb

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
Max Eastman

Change is not a four-letter word… but often your reaction to it is!
Jeffrey Gitome

Someone once defined humor as a way to keep from killing yourself. I keep my sense of humor and I stay alive.
Abe Burrows

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
Frank A. Clark

Sometimes the best cure for life’s woes is a sense of humor.
Frank Sonnenberg

Humor prevents one from becoming a tragic figure even though he is involved in tragic events.
E.T. Eberhart

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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