If you’re looking for a little motivation, inspiration, and encouragement when life gets tough, we’re sharing our favorite quotes that make you think to help you gain perspective, find strength, and live life to the fullest each and everyday. Write your favorite quote on your bathroom mirror as a daily reminder to live with intention and purpose, and bookmark this post so you can refer to it often!
60 Quotes That Make You Think
Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.
Old ways won’t open new doors.
Whether you think you can or think you can’t— you are right.
Interrupt anxiety with gratitude.
Dead people receive more flowers than living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
Everybody has a chapter they don’t read out loud.
Your life is as good as your mindset.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Your life isn’t yours if you always care what others think.
Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.
If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.
Who you spend your time with will have a great impact on what kind of life you live. Spend time with the right people.
Visualize your highest self and start showing up as her.
Do not give your past the power to define your future.
If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.
When thinking about life, remember this:
no amount of guilt can change the past
and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
Be the woman you needed as a girl.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
-John A. Shedd
Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.
If you stay positive in a negative situation, you win.
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Decide what kind of life you want, then say no to anything that isn’t that.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline, or the pain of regret.
You are either on my side, by my side, or in my ****ing way. Choose wisely.
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it.
Feed it hope.
Feed it truth.
Feed it with love.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.
Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
The best view comes after the hardest climb.
How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.
Don’t wait for things to get better. Life will always be complicated. Learn to be happy right now, otherwise you’ll run out of time.
The best part about life?
Every morning you have a new opportunity to become a happier version of yourself.
If someone is judging you, that’s their problem. Don’t make it yours.
Don’t wish for it, work for it.
Fix your ponytail and try again.
Two things you are in control of in life are your attitude and your effort.
Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.
Trust the timing of your life.
If you talk about it, it’s a dream, if you envision it, it’s possible, but if you schedule it, it’s real.
Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.
Brave girl, promise me you will not shrink yourself in order to make others feel comfortable.
Starve your distractions, feed your focus.
A negative mind will never give you a positive life.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.
Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.
When you really want something you will find a way. When you don’t really want something, you’ll find an excuse.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Comparison is the death of all joy, and the only person you need to be better than is the one you were yesterday.
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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