40 Inspirational Quotes That’ll Help You Get the Most Out of Your Life

Most people survive through the day but fail to make the most out of it, struggling to find happiness. You should try to get the most out of your life because you never know how much time you have left.

Getting the most out of your life requires a positive change in your perspective. However, finding the positive change in a world crammed with negative energy can be a tough task. One of the best ways to overcome this problem is to read a few inspirational quotes about life.

40 Inspirational Quotes

The following inspirational quotes will help you get the most out of your life:

1. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” ~ Ayn Rand

2. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

3. “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” ~ Karen E. Quinones Miller

4. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

5. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” ~ Napoleon Hill

6. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

7. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

8. “I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.” ~ Drew Barrymore

9. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde

10. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.” ~ Walt Disney

12. “Sometimes, I shake if I have to do something that I’ve never done before –– maybe not noticeably, but inside. But I’ll do it, because I know it’s not an insurmountable task; I’ve done plenty of tasks in my life.” ~ Martha Stewart

13. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” ~ Maya Angelou

14. “I haven’t failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas Edison

15. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

16. “To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the “what is next” of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.” ~ Mark Twain

17. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

18. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” ~ J. K. Rowling

19. “Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” ~ Anonymous

20. “I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.” ~ Anaïs Nin

21. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” ~ Albert Ellis

22. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ~ Stephen King

23. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” ~ Ray Goforth

24. “Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.” ~ Denis Waitley

25. “The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.” ~ Thomas Sowell

26. “The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

27. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So, I did ten times more work.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

28. “I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” ~ Anthony Robbins

29. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like its heaven on earth.” ~ William W. Purkey

30. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ~ Dr. Seuss

31. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

32. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

33. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” ~ Tom Hiddleston

34. “But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try.” ~ Chris Colfer

35. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” ~ Steve Jobs

36. “Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let’s not be afraid to receive each day’s surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy. It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.” ~ Henri Nouwen

37. “Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life – facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, discovering our own unique potential.” ~ John Amatt

38. “It is better to walk alone, than with the crowd going in the wrong direction.” ~ Herman Siu

39. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy

40. “I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

To Conclude

Life is a series of obstacles, challenges, and constraints, but life changes when you decide to change. More often than not, you will feel like quitting when left with a difficult choice.

Hopefully, these inspirational quotes will help you when you need them the most. Do share the inspirational quotes that changed your life in the comment section below.