Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.

1. "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." Soren Kierkegaard

2. "There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi

3. "Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile." Albert Einstein

4. "We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon." Franklin D. Roosevelt

5. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas A. Edison

6. "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." Maya Angelou

7. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." Jim Rohn

8. "Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become." C. S. Lewis

9. "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln

10. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward." Amelia Earhart

11. "There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." Nelson Mandela

12. "Today is life--the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto." Dale Carnegie

13. "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." Vince Lombardi

14. "Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure." Paulo Coelho

15. "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." Leo Buscaglia

16. "Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it." Lou Holtz

17. "Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them--that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like." Lao Tzu

18. "Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life." Brian Tracy

19. "Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive." Matt Cameron

20. "Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all." Helen Keller

21. "Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner." Les Brown

22. "Each person must live their life as a model for others." Rosa Parks

23. "Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce." Vivian Komori

24. "The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival." Aristotle

25. "Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent." Billy Graham

26. "Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive." Elbert Hubbard

27. "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." Robert Frost

Published on: Oct 28, 2016
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