Uplifting Inspirational Quotes for Daily Motivation

Get motivated with our top inspirational quotes by famous authors and philosophers. Perfect for daily encouragement.

Image of Winnie Harlow
I've never been a die-hard Beyonce fan. I always thought she was inspirational and beautiful.
- Winnie Harlow
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Image of Karthi
A film like 'Dangal' is universal; though it narrates a story that happened in Punjab/Haryana, we like its inspirational story and its idea of celebrating the girl child.
- Karthi
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Image of Dustin Clare
You always draw inspiration from your family or your parents if they've proven to be inspirational. My mother is someone who's always been inspirational to me.
- Dustin Clare
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Image of Gabrielle Aplin
I am never without my lyric book. If anything inspirational happens, I have it there so nothing's forgotten.
- Gabrielle Aplin
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Image of Chloe Kim
Watching my family work so hard has been so inspirational, and I think I really got their work ethic.
- Chloe Kim
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Image of Lynda Barry
I do love to eavesdrop. It's inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk.
- Lynda Barry
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Image of Justin Kan
People like the feeling of access that is very raw, unedited, and inspirational.
- Justin Kan
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Image of Jon Rahm
Well, you know, I listen to a lot of Eminem, and he has a lot of songs that can very inspirational.
- Jon Rahm
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Image of Roma Downey
This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.
- Roma Downey
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Image of Brendan Hunt
If we get out there trying to be inspirational, then we probably won't be.
- Brendan Hunt
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Image of Garry Hynes
My father, Oliver Hynes, was an educator. He was originally just a teacher, a very good one, but then he was promoted to be in charge of education for the entire area. He was always an inspirational teacher. He was my big personal supporter, always coming here for the Tony Awards. My mother, Carmel, was a homemaker.
- Garry Hynes
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Image of Chris Brown
I would say I'm an inspirational guidelines book. You can take my life story or scenarios or songs and relate to them and apply them to your everyday life.
- Chris Brown
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Image of Hannah John-Kamen
I think it's great that you have inspirational female roles, that it's not just the pretty girl on the arm of a man.
- Hannah John-Kamen
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Image of Anna Deavere Smith
President Obama called for a 'we' nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalized minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave. And that's what we need most in our country today.
- Anna Deavere Smith
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Image of Marcel Wanders
The 'Dezeen's of this world are extremely inspirational but have no realistic dimension any more.
- Marcel Wanders
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Image of Matthew Williamson
I am shocked and deeply saddened by McQueen's death. He was a genius, and his talent was second to none. Like many others, I always cited him as a hugely inspirational leader of world fashion. He will be greatly missed.
- Matthew Williamson
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Image of Laila Ali
'All in With Laila Ali' is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible.
- Laila Ali
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Image of Dennis C. Blair
The leaders who we admire who have been able to bring great change in the past - Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela - they're all inspirational religious leaders and smart tacticians. It would be nice to find the Muslim Gandhi, wouldn't it?
- Dennis C. Blair
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Image of Jameela Jamil
We're in a situation where talented, motivated school leavers and graduates can send off a hundred CVs and not get a reply, and where a trip to the Job Centre is depressing rather than inspirational. And you know what, that just feels wrong.
- Jameela Jamil
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Image of Mario Gotze
Peter Stoger is very, very inspirational, communicating a lot, being open and approachable for the players.
- Mario Gotze
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Image of Rhod Gilbert
The only thing that stops me doing the teaching is that there's so much stress involved. And there shouldn't be. It's the most wonderful, inspirational job on the planet from what I saw. I loved it. Teachers, we should be molly-coddling them. Looking after them. Nurturing them.
- Rhod Gilbert
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Image of Rupali Ganguly
We will all agree that the role of a home-maker is not an easy one, and seeing all these ladies do it with such finesse is really inspirational! All of these strong women have inspired me a lot to get into the character as 'Anupamaa' truly resonates with their lives.
- Rupali Ganguly
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Image of Daniel Boulud
I think Spain will always remain inspirational, and I think French cuisine will continue to be very French and yet very relevant with its time and keep evolving. But the last thing you want for it is to become too trendy and confusing. It has too much history.
- Daniel Boulud
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Image of Cecile McLorin Salvant
Thelonious Monk was one of the musicians I most connected with early on. I'm a huge Betty Carter fan, and the way that Abbey Lincoln and Shirley Horn grew immensely from the time they were young is so inspirational.
- Cecile McLorin Salvant
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Image of Hari Nef
I used to think I was a gay man with this idea of a muse in my head, like a woman that I thought was inspirational or aspirational. But the woman was actually me.
- Hari Nef
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Image of Nicole Maines
The most inspirational person in my life has been my mother.
- Nicole Maines
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Image of Sara Davies
We work very closely with HSN's buying team, to ensure that our products and demonstrations are as exciting, educational and as inspirational as possible.
- Sara Davies
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Image of Josh Blue
I have to deal with people in weird ways. I was walking down the street and this woman walks up to me and she goes, 'You know, I think it's so inspirational that you're out.' I was like, 'I'm on my way to the liquor store. Are you inspired?'
- Josh Blue
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Image of Sudha Kongara
Our country is one of the youngest in the world. Our youngsters need to be told inspirational stories.
- Sudha Kongara
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Image of Max Weinberg
I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that.
- Max Weinberg
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Image of John Torode
MasterChef's' about real people and for real people. It's aspirational and inspirational. There's nothing snobbish about it.
- John Torode
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Image of Steven Bauer
I'm very fond of the British cinema. I'm a big fan of Martin Campbell and Daniel Craig. I actually find Daniel very inspirational, especially on the physical side of things. He really inspired me to get back into shape when I started to add on a few pounds. I think he's a great role model.
- Steven Bauer
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Image of Anthony Fantano
Jesu's walls of distortion are uplifting in comparison to those of its doom-driven contemporaries. The band's 2009 album 'Infinity' has its bleak moments, but that album's single 49-minute song resolves into something inspirational and grandiose by the time it's over.
- Anthony Fantano
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Image of Bruce Dickinson
Teachers need to be more inspirational. But it's also up to engineering to make itself more interesting.
- Bruce Dickinson
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Image of Carter Burwell
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
- Carter Burwell
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Image of Jessica Raine
I did an A Level in Theatre Studies and had a really inspirational teacher, and then I just went on to university.
- Jessica Raine
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Image of Atif Aslam
You are thinking about the music, about the mathematics of it. It's time-consuming and energy-consuming at the same time. That's why I take my time off, my family time, as inspirational. I cool off.
- Atif Aslam
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Image of Smokey Robinson
In fact, I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album.
- Smokey Robinson
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Image of Neill Blomkamp
A lot of America is kind of done. People have been making films about it for 100 years. Everything to me feels used up. But Jo-Burg feels unbelievably inspirational to me.
- Neill Blomkamp
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Image of Joe Bonamassa
I have a 1969 Grammer Johnny Cash acoustic guitar, and it's so inspirational.
- Joe Bonamassa
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Image of Shangela
Seeing RuPaul go out there and not only create music, but TV and film roles, and continue to go down so many creative avenues - that is inspirational. For a person of color like myself, I see RuPaul and I say, 'Oh, honey, I can do it too.'
- Shangela
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Image of Angela Scanlon
If I feel a little lost or disgruntled or upset, I Google 'inspirational quotes' and I feel better. There is one for every eventuality and, although they're cheesy and I sometimes feel I'm turning into Oprah, they give me something I need in that moment.
- Angela Scanlon
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Image of Daniel Lyons
I wanted to write a book about what it's like to be 50 and trying to reinvent yourself - that struggle. There are all these books and inspirational speakers talking about being a lifelong learner, and it's so great to reinvent yourself, the brand of you. And I wanted to say, you know, it's not like that. It's actually really painful.
- Daniel Lyons
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Image of Madi Diaz
Coming to Nashville has been so motivating and inspirational. Just watching people live and breathe their music and create something that they can feel from start to finish.
- Madi Diaz
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Image of Juan Mata
In Spain, they show many Premier League games on TV, and it is an inspirational league. Maybe I would like to play in the Premier League.
- Juan Mata
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Image of Karen Civil
When I started my career, I never looked at myself as one to be inspirational, but as I continued to grow, I've met so many different people who ask, 'How do you do it? You make it look easy.' But it's not easy. I have certain tricks and tips I use every day that have been working for me.
- Karen Civil
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Image of Ashthon Jones
I love inspirational R&B, like Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson. I want to do that. That kind of music stays with you.
- Ashthon Jones
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Image of Rose George
What they have done in Japan, which I find so inspirational, is they've brought the toilet out from behind the locked door. They've made it conversational. People go out and upgrade their toilet. They talk about it. They've sanitized it.
- Rose George
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Image of Russell Baker
Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.
- Russell Baker
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Image of Lights
You can't go with the intention of writing something inspirational. You just have to go with the right heart.
- Lights
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