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Uplifting Quotes, Sayings, Memes

Everyone needs uplifting quotes in their life to get through difficult situations. Whether you are a child or an adult, everyone comes across new challenges every day of their life.

By focusing on the qualities of positivity, courage, and strength to face and overcome them, you’ll emerge the winner. Your personal development means a lot in life.

Being positive encourages and inspires you to do things that were impossible for you yesterday. Keep your eye on the prize.

Best Uplifting Quotes.

Best Uplifting Quotes

  1. In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Each day provides its own gifts.
    Marcus Aurelius
  3. If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.
    Steve Jobs
  4. There are no limits to what you can accomplish except the limits you place on your own thinking.
    Brian Tracy
  5. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
    Dale Carnegie
  6. A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.
  7. When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.
    Les Brown
  8. Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
    Winston Churchill
Uplifting Quotes.

Motivational Quotes For Women

  1. You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.
    Melissa Etheridge
  2. When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or in the life of another.
    Helen Keller
  3. A woman is a full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture, and transform.
    Diane Mariechild
  4. Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams.
    Gabby Douglas
  5. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
    Margaret Thatcher
  6. The most effective way to do it is to do it.
    Amelia Earhart
  7. If you don’t like being a doormat, then get off the floor.
  8. The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world.
    Charles Malik

Check out Maya Angelou’s Quotes.

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Funny Sayings

  1. Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body.
    Martin Meadows
  2. Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.
    Tom Lehrer
  3. If you try to fail and succeed, which have you done?
    George Carlin
  4. Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished – If you’re alive it isn’t.
    Richard Bach
  5. If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck, and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.
    Steve Maraboli
  6. I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise, and I have worms.
    Michael Scott
  7. Think like a proton. Always positive.

Good Uplifting Quotes

  1. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
    Lyndon B. Johnson
  2. In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.
    Dalai Lama
  3. What you lack in talent can be made up of desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time.
    Don Zimmer
  4. The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
    Lee Iacocca
  5. Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like?
    Brian Tracy
  6. Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.
    Robert H. Schuller
  7. Personal development is the conscious choice to improve one’s life to become a better person and to grow as an individual.

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Earl Nightingale’s Uplifting Quotes

  1. A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere till you change it.
  2. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
  3. We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
  4. Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become reality.
  5. We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.
  6. To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.
  7. It is in the expectations of happiness that much of happiness is found. And it takes courage to expect happiness.

Bible Quotations

  1. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
    Thessalonians 5:11
  2. The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
    Proverbs 18:10
  3. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
    Philippians 4:13
  4. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.
    Joshua 1:9
  5. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
    Matthew 11:28
  6. Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
    Psalm 31:24

Encouraging Quotes

  1. Everything you need to accomplish your goals is already in you.
  2. Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
    Christopher Reeve
  3. Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
    Calvin Coolidge
  4. Most great people have attained their greatest success, one step beyond their greatest failure.
    Napoleon Hill

Mother Teresa’s Uplifting Quotes

  1. Peace begins with a smile.
  2. Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
  3. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
  4. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving you happier.
  5. There are no great things, only small things with great love.

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Short Uplifting Quotes

  1. Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  2. A No. 2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
    Joyce Meyer
  3. Light tomorrow with today.
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.
    Roger Staubach
  5. Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.
    Miguel de Unamuno
  6. The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
  7. I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
    Gustave Flaubert
  8. I dwell in possibility.
    Emily Dickinson
  9. If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.
    Oprah Winfrey

Tip: Use these motivational quotes by posting them on a bulletin board or a notepad on your desk as a daily reminder to stay positive.

Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

  1. Live your life and forget your age.
  2. Change your thoughts, and you change your world.
  3. The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
  4. It’s always too early to quit.
  5. Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
  6. There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
  7. The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.

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Inspirational Uplifting Quotes

  1. It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
    Amelia Barr
  2. Limit your always and your nevers.
    Amy Poehler
  3. The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
    Bertrand Russell
  4. A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.
    Serena Williams
  5. Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.
    Malala Yousafzai
  6. Each person must live their life as a model for others.
    Rosa Parks
  7. Motivation comes from working on things we care about.
    Sheryl Sandberg
  8. Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
    E. E. Cummings
  9. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
    Robin Williams

Will Rogers Uplifting Quotes

  1. Never let yesterday use up too much of today.
  2. Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
  3. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
  4. Never miss a good chance to shut up.
  5. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and four on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most of which deal with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


You’re on the Uplifting Quotes page. Originally published in October 2018.

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