75 Daily Quotes To Motivate & Inspire You Every Day

Here are 75 quotes that are perfect to motivate and inspire.

Inspired woman sitting in field Evgeny Atamanenko / Shutterstock

It can be challenging to maintain motivation, morale, and inspiration every day of the year.

We all experience tough times and setbacks and sometimes we just have an off day.

Even the most successful people need a reminder to keep striving for greatness.

Here are 75 motivational and inspirational daily quotes to help you stay motivated and to live your life to the fullest every day.

Daily Inspirational Quotes

These quotes are great to start your day with. They will inspire you to try new things and work hard to accomplish all of your goals.


1. "Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become." —Steve Jobs

steve jobs daily quote

2. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” —Albert Einstein

3. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” —Abraham Lincoln


4. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” —Pablo Picasso

5. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

6. "If you want to reach a goal, you must 'see the reaching' in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal." —Zig Ziglar

7. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi

8. “Everything you can imagine is real.” —Pablo Picasso

9. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” —Henry Ford

10. “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. ” —Pablo Picasso


11. “If you can accept losing, you can't win.” —Vince Lombardi

12. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” —Albert Einstein

13. “Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” —LeBron James

14. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” —George Addair

15. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” —Albert Einstein

16. "By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart." —Confucius

17. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” —Pablo Picasso

18. “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt


19. “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” —Marie Curie

20. “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” —LeBron James

21. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” —Kobe Bryant

22. “You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script.” —Oprah Winfrey

23.“Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on.” —Lady Gaga

24. "Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” —Confucius

25. “I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

RELATED: 100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Even Harder To Achieve Your Goals


Daily Motivational Quotes

These quotes are perfect to motivate you and keep you going. Push yourself beyond your comfort zone and toward your goals with these motivational quotes.

26. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” —Abraham Lincoln

abraham lincoln daily quote

27. "I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance." —Steve Jobs


28. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

29. "Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." —Steve Jobs

30. "You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure." —Zig Ziglar

31. “I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” —Abraham Lincoln

32. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” —Vince Lombardi

33. “Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

34. “Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again.” —Henry Ford

35. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” —Pablo Picasso


36. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” —Confucius

37. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” —Albert Einstein

38. “It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.” —Vince Lombardi

39. "Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes." —Confucius

40. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

41. “You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement.” —Marie Curie


42. “The only source of knowledge is the experience.” —Albert Einstein

43. "It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop." —Confucius

44. “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

45. “First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events.” —Marie Curie

46. “I think the reason why I am who I am today is because I went through those tough times when I was younger.” —LeBron James

47. “Once you know what failure feels like, determination chases success.” —Kobe Bryant

48. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” —H. G. Wells

49. “It always seems impossible until it's done.” —Nelson Mandela


50. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” —LeBron James

RELATED: 60 Best Inspirational Life Quotes To Live By Each Day

Positive Quotes of the Day

These positive quotes are guaranteed to brighten your outlook and each makes for a great quote of the day.

51. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

martin luther king jr daily quote


52. “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.” —Abraham Lincoln

53. "The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty." —Zig Ziglar

54. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” —Pablo Picasso

55. "Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will." —Zig Ziglar

56. "Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without." —Confucius

57. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt


58. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” —Roy T. Bennett

59. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” —Mark Twain

60. “We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” —Robin Sharma

61. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” —Albert Einstein

62. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

63. "Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses." —Confucius


64. “If you treat people right they will treat you right ... ninety percent of the time.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

65. “One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.” —Marie Curie

66. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

67. “Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look.” —Jodi Picoult

68. “You can have it all. Just not all at once.” —Oprah Winfrey

69. “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” —Albert Einstein

70. "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." —Confucius

71. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi


72. “Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” —Nathaniel Hawthorne

73. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” —Roald Dahl

74. “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” —E. E. Cummings

75. “Think and wonder. Wonder and think.” —Dr. Suess

RELATED: How To Get Motivated: 12 Steps To Get You Moving When You Feel Stuck & Ashamed

Dan O'Reilly is a writer who covers news, politics, and social justice. Follow him on Twitter.