Uplifting Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old uplifting quotes, uplifting sayings, and uplifting proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson
It doesn't matter how slow you go, as long as you don't stop. Confucius
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa
Nobody can hurt me without my permission. Mahatma Gandhi
Defeat is simply a signal to press onward. Helen Keller
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. Zig Ziglar
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. William James
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. Washington Irving
All bad things, like good things, must end. Nihar Sharma
Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them. Norman Vincent Peale
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. Rabindranath Tagore
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. Willie Nelson
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Lyndon B. Johnson
You've got one life to live. Make this one count. Kevin Ngo
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt
Believe deep down in your heart that you're destined to do great things. Joe Paterno
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington
The best way to predict the future is to create it. Abraham Lincoln
The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Buddha
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do John Wooden
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. Chinese Proverb
The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs . . . one step at a time. Joe Girard
Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H Schuller
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt