“Don’t take life too seriously!” If you’ve heard that one before (especially if you’re one of the uptighties who hears it all the time) you’ll appreciate this collection of funny quotes from luminaries like Dr. Seuss, Albert Einstein and Ellen DeGeneres.
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

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