120 Uplifting Quotes

Here are 120 of the most uplifting quotes I could find. If you need inspiration for tough times or just a quick boost to start your day, you’re at the right place. Enjoy!

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Because you are alive, everything is possible. Thich Nhat Hanh

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You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. Melissa Etheridge

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Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? Lucy Maud Montgomery

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You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer. Eckhart Tolle

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You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible. Deepak Chopra


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A good half of the art of living is resilience. Alain de Botton

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The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up. Albert Einstein

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Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk. Leo Buscaglia

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Make a conscious effort to surround yourself with positive, nourishing, and uplifting people – people who believe in you, encourage you to go after your dreams, and applaud your victories. Jack Canfield

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You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes. Alan Watts


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You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather. Pema Chödrön

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Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. Orison Swett Marden

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Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined. Dr. Seuss

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Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer. Ernest Holmes

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To learn, make mistakes. To grow, keep going. To fly, take the risk. Maxime Lagacé

See also: encouraging, hope, hard work

The Best Uplifting Quotes

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uplifting quotes have best day you can today win moment front you now james clear wisdom man

Have the best day you can, today. Win the moment in front of you now. Win the day. James Clear

All greatness comes from suffering. Naval Ravikant

A man is great not because he hasn’t failed; a man is great because failure hasn’t stopped him. Confucius

Fight for your dreams, even if that means fighting alone. Paulo Coelho

You choose the future with your actions each day. James Clear

Get better daily. Don’t try to get it all done in a day. Shane Parrish (Related topic: discipline)

As you become more and more positive and more and more joyful, by your powerful example you uplift all of those around you. Rhonda Byrne

Accept right now that you are magnificent. Being your real, true, authentic self is what’s most awesome about you. Gabby Bernstein

The uplift of a fearless heart will help us over barriers. Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Do you know that you’re strong on the inside, too? Fred Rogers


I do not allow others to influence my thinking unless it is See also: positive or uplifting. Louise Hay

Thoughts of lack manifest as limitation. Thoughts of abundance manifest as success and happiness. Failure and success are but two ends of the same stick. Ernest Holmes

If I could give you one thought, it would be to lift someone up. Lift a stranger up – lift her up. I would ask you, mother and father, brother and sister, lovers, mother and daughter, father and son, lift someone. The very idea of lifting someone up will lift you, as well. Maya Angelou

Just as one candle lights another and can light thousands of other candles, so one heart illuminates another heart and can illuminate thousands of other hearts. Leo Tolstoy

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. Booker T. Washington

You are a very special person. There is only one like you in the whole world. There’s never been anyone exactly like you before, and there will never be again. Only you. And people can like you exactly as you are. Fred Rogers

One of the most astonishing human traits: our ability to keeping getting up, lugging ourselves around and doing our stuff day after day. Alain de Botton

You become successful when you’re humble; your only concerns are learning and growing. You don’t care what they think. Maxime Lagacé

True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire wherever I see it. Charlotte Brontë

How beautiful the world was when one looked at it without searching, just looked, simply and innocently. Hermann Hesse

Part 2. Uplifting Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Uplifting Quotes (Obama, Angelou, Dr. Seuss, etc.)

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There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander the Great

Talented people almost always know full well the excellence that is in them. Charlotte Brontë

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. Charles Dickens

Sacrifice that causes pain is no sacrifice at all. True sacrifice is joy-giving and uplifting. Mahatma Gandhi

The future is in your hearts and in your hands. God is entrusting to you the task, at once difficult and uplifting, of working with Him in the building of the civilization of love. Pope John Paul II

All the goodness and the heroisms will rise up again, then be cut down again and rise up. John Steinbeck

Precious jewel, you glow, you shine, reflecting all the good things in the world. Just look at yourself. Maya Angelou

Our fate lives within us; you only have to be brave enough to see it. Merida (Brave, Disney)

No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within. Eleanor Roosevelt

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To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world. Bill Wilson

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Lyndon B. Johnson

There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm. Edgar Allan Poe

When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you. Dr. Seuss

Sometimes we feel we can’t do much by ourselves, but humanity is made up of individuals; we can make a difference. As individuals we can influence our own families. Our families can shape our communities and our communities form our nations. Together we can make a better world. 14th Dalai Lama

Time is always moving on; nothing can stop it. We can’t change the past, but we can learn from it to shape the future. Let’s work together to create a happier future. 14th Dalai Lama

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We should be excited about the future and striving to go beyond the horizon. Elon Musk (Tesla)

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama

I want you to know that you deserve the best. You’re beautiful. Lil Wayne

Look at the stars, look how they shine for you. Chris Martin (Coldplay, Yellow)

Where there’s life there’s hope, and need of vittles. J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings)

If you’re making mistakes it means you’re out there doing something. Neil Gaiman

Short Uplifting Quotes

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One-liners, short uplifting quotes, sayings, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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You can outwork anybody. David Goggins

Optimists swim upstream. Jack Butcher

Think higher, feel deeper. Elie Wiesel

Today is a good day to try. Quasimodo (Disney)

What if I could defy the odds? David Goggins (See also: What If You Could Defy The Odds? 3 minutes YouTube video with David Goggins)

Even miracles take a little time. Fairy Godmother (Cinderella Disney)

Change is never easy, but also possible. Barack Obama

Every day is an opportunity for a new life. Rhonda Byrne

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You are guided. You are protected. You are loved. Iyanla Vanzant

Focus on the smallest thing you can do right now. Ryan Holiday

Have confidence in your ability to make the best of anything. Ryan Holiday

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C.S. Lewis

What if I just keep going? What if it works? What if I get lucky? Maxime Lagacé

Be thankful for your failures. They reveal the winning strategies. James Clear

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis

The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. Rumi

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Winnie the Pooh


Super Uplifting Quotes!

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon

We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize. Thich Nhat Hanh

No one ever overcomes difficulties by going at them in a hesitant, doubtful way. Laura Ingalls Wilder

Having doubts is fine, giving up is not. Having big dreams is good, having discipline is greater. Maxime Lagacé

Be who you said you’d become. Joel Leon

Stop deluding yourself that you’re not ready or that you need something before you start. You have everything you need: a brain, a desire, and a lack of shame. Go get it. Mark Manson

You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will amount to nothing. You will be no better than the most ignorant. Booker T. Washington

The more you choose to do things that uplift yourself and others the more your spirit can shine, can heal you, can lead your life. What can you do today to uplift yourself? To uplift others? Sonia Choquette

Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child — our own two eyes. All is a miracle. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Your life is in your hands. Every single circumstance in your life can change. Rhonda Byrne

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. Og Mandino

Just for today, be a little child. Know the world is safe. Know that you are loved. Iyanla Vanzant

Confident people fail all the time. You just need to have the confidence to keep trying. Mel Robbins

The “secret” to “luck” is sheer persistence. Don’t make it harder than that. Preethi Kasireddy

See also: Uplifting and Inspiring Background Music (Short 2 minutes YouTube video)

Funny, Surprising And Uplifting Quotes

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Bad news? Keep building. Good news? Keep building. No news? Keep building. Jack Butcher

But I’m English. We don’t do uplifting. Tony Judt

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. Albert Einstein

Begin – to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. Marcus Aurelius

Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk. Rumi

Deep Uplifting Quotes

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uplifting quotes change your perspective things may happen for you not maxime lagace wisdom nature hiking

Change your perspective. Things may happen for you, not to you. Maxime Lagacé

Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. Paulo Coelho

Nothing is sadder than laughter; nothing more beautiful, more magnificent, more uplifting and enriching than the terror of deep despair. Federico Fellini

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself. Tecumseh

The thing about pendulums we too easily forget in the darkest hours; they swing back. Right now, one is quietly supercharging its return. Alain de Botton

You must ask for God’s help. … After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity)

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Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. Rumi

You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air. You don’t have a life. You are life. Eckhart Tolle

Tomorrow will be better if you let your heart rule today. Leo Christopher

Be the person who gives energy, not the one who takes it away. Bill Campbell

You’re much more than your job description or your age or your income or your output. Fred Rogers

You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes. Eckhart Tolle

It’s the imperfections that make things beautiful. Jenny Han

Wise Uplifting Quotes

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Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. Taoist proverb

Anything that is perceived by the awakened mind is beautiful. Byron Katie

To understand is to know what to do. Ludwig Wittgenstein

The wiser you get the less you get distracted by trivial things. Maxime Lagacé

We give physical exercise to the body, but neglect the heart. The exercise for the heart is uplifting the destitute and the suffering. Mata Amritanandamayi

By degrees, little by little, from moment to moment a wise man removes his own impurities (moral defilements), as a smith removes the dross of silver or gold. The Dhammapada

If an egg is broken by an outside force, life ends. If broken by an inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from the inside. Jim Kwik

Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is feeling the fear, the doubt, the insecurity, and deciding that something else is more important. Mark Manson

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One of the most powerful beliefs you can have is that given enough time, you can learn anything. Ed Latimore

Micro and macro optimism: People can be fit, happy, and successful. The world is fine and getting better. Naval Ravikant

Hard work, consistently applied in the right direction, takes you further than you could imagine. Shane Parrish

As long as you learn something from a loss, it’s not really a loss. Tom Bass

See also: Why ‘Happiness’ is a useless word – and an alternative (3 minutes 27 seconds YouTube video by The School of Life)

Part 3. Conclusion

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Keep exploring. Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Don’t settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world. Barack Obama

Call to action: Watch Olexandr Ignatov – Inspirational Piano [Beautiful Uplifting Piano] (2 minutes 29 seconds YouTube video)

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