Updated: March 6, 2019

Girl floating with umbrella - Funny inspirational quotes

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. – Elbert Hubbard

If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts. – Albert Einstein

Boy walking on railroad tracks - Funny inspirational quotesWe are all here on Earth to help others; what on Earth the others are here for I don’t know. – W. H. Auden

It must be around forty, when you’re “over the hill.” I don’t even know what that means and why it’s a bad thing. When I go hiking and I get over the hill, that means I’m past the hard part and there’s a snack in my future. That’s a good thing as far as I’m concerned. – Ellen DeGeneres

I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour. – Truman Capote

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it. – Danny Kaye

If we threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back. – Regina Brett

Paper background - Funny inspirational quotesIt doesn’t matter if you have new parts, old parts or spare parts. You can shine no matter what you’re made of. – Bigwell robots

If you love somebody, set them free—it also works equally well if you hate somebody. – Josh Stern

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. – John E. Southard

Worry is as useless as a handle on a snowball. – Mitzi Chandler

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

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

Trees - Funny inspirational quotesLife is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. – Unknown

You oughta be thankful. A whole heaping lot. For the people and places. You’re lucky you’re not. – Dr. Seuss

Even if you fall flat on your face, you’re still moving forward. – Victor Kiam

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. – Alfred A. Montapert

You can’t expect to hit the jackpot if you don’t put a few nickels in the machine. – Flip Wilson

I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. – Arthur Conan Doyle

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. – Anthony Burgess

If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle – Hillary Clinton

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