249 Inspirational Messages

What inspires us? Positivity, a can-do attitude, self-love, and a sense of fearlessness are all things that can help inspire us to be the best that we can be.

Maybe you want to inspire someone important in your life or perhaps you are looking for a little bit of inspiration for yourself. It is easy for us to be afraid and to doubt ourselves. That is because we often do not realize our true potential. We let our own fears hold us back from even trying.

If you are looking for something to help push you, just remind yourself that life is just not as colorful if you do not take any chances. Do not be afraid to put yourself out there. Instead of telling yourself “I can’t,” tell yourself that you can.

The first step is believing in yourself. No matter where you are in life or what your goals are, we can all benefit from a little bit of inspiration. Sometimes a few inspirational words are all we need to help us reach our dreams.

The inspirational messages below can help give you the little push you need. Whether you need motivation at work or you are afraid to try something new, you will find the right inspirational message for you.

Inspirational Messages

1. You can do anything that you put your mind to.

2. The sky is the limit.

3. It is always the darkest before the dawn.

4. Instead of doing what is easy, think about doing what is right.

5. Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is going to happen.

6. If you keep your face to the sunshine, then you will not see a shadow.

7. It will not be easy, but it will be worth it.

8. Challenge yourself every day and you will be a better person for it.

9. You are beautiful, inside and out.

10. You matter.

11. Being normal is overrated. Do not be afraid to be different.

12. If people are trying to bring you down, it just means that you are above them.

13. The future does not start tomorrow. It begins with today.

14. You have endless potential.

15. The true measure of success is counting how many times you have bounced back from failure.

16. Set your sights high and work hard.

17. Everyone has a dream but not everyone has a grind.

18. The best way to predict the future is to create it.

19. If you have made mistakes, it is just proof that you are trying.

20. Instead of striving to be successful, strive to be of value.

21. If you believe that life is worth living, then your belief will help create that fact.

22. If at first you do not succeed, try and try again.

23. Life does not require that we be our best. It only requires that we try our best.

24. You can try and fail, but do not fail to try.

25. If you fell yesterday, you can still stand up today.

26. Difficult does not always mean that it is impossible. It simply means that you will have to work hard.

27. Today is another chance for you to make your dreams come true.

28. The person who falls and gets up is much stronger than the person who has never fallen.

29. Life does not get easier. You just get stronger.

30. An ounce of practice is worth much more than tons of preaching.

31. Everything that you have ever wanted is just sitting on the other side of fear.

32. Once you choose hope, anything is possible.

33. Hope will never leave you in the dark. It is a light that brightens things up in the darkness.

34. When the world says to give up, hope whispers to you to try again one more time.

35. Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It is about learning how to dance in the rain.

36. You matter. What you have to offer the world matters.

37. You are worthy of love and joy.

38. Be joyful every day and create joy for others.

39. Be a giver of love today.

40. Go out and be fearless.

41. Today is full of possibilities. You just have to go out and find them.

42. Mistakes are just a stepping stone to success.

43. Opportunities are everywhere around you. It is up to you to find them or create them.

44. Work hard in silence and let your success make the noise.

45. Every expert was once a beginner.

46. To make change, you have to want it.

47. The harder you work, the luckier you get.

48. Never limit yourself because everyone around you has a limited imagination.

49. You can and you will.

50. Be the person who decided to go for it.

51. If it does not challenge you, then it will not change you.

52. Beauty begins the moment that you decide to be yourself.

53. Today is another chance to get better.

54. Dream bigger and do bigger.

55. Do not doubt yourself. You’ve got this.

56. Never let your fears dictate your future.

57. Today is always a new chance to be better.

58. Tomorrow is a new day.

59. You cannot use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

60. Stay focused and get it done.

61. Eighty percent of success is showing up.

62. Never forget that you can make a difference. No matter how small or big, it all matters.

63. You are worth more than you think.

64. Never lose hope.

65. Never give up on your dreams.

66. Do not be afraid to go after your dreams.

67. Never be afraid to fail. Every person who has ever succeeded did so by failing first.

68. You are much stronger than you think.

69. Do what you love and you will never work another day in your life.

70. Do not worry about the possible failures; worry about what you might miss out on if you are afraid to even try.

71. Never be afraid to put yourself out there.

72. The big mistake in life is being too afraid to make any mistakes at all.

73. The way to get started is to stop thinking. Stop talking about what you are going to do and just do it.

74. Believe in yourself and you will be amazed at the things that you can do.

75. Have a little faith in yourself.

76. Do not be afraid of the future. You have the power to shape it.

77. Do not be afraid to take risks.

78. Go ahead. Take chance. Make mistakes.

79. A boat is always safe on the shore, but that is not what boats are built for.

80. Shoot for the moon. If you miss, at least you will still be among the stars.

81.Not everyone who wanders is lost.

82. Do one thing every day that scares you.

83. You are alive. If that is not something to smile about, then what is?

84. You can make a difference in this world.

85. If you want to be happy, then live in the present.

86. The road to success and the road to failure are nearly the same.

87. It is never too late to change your life.

88. Life is a little bit what happens to you, but it is mostly how you react to it.

89. With each new day comes new strength.

90. It does not matter how slowly you go. What matters is that you do not give up.

91. It always seems impossible until you finally cross the finish line.

92. Where there is a will, there is a way.

93. Have a little faith in your abilities and see what you can accomplish.

94. Believe in yourself. Because if you cannot believe in yourself, how can you expect others to believe in you?

95. Never be afraid to unlock your full potential.

96. Do not be afraid to set high goals for yourself.

97. The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

98. Always do your best. Because what you are planting now will be harvested later.

99. What you choose to do today might improve all of your tomorrows.

100. The best way to live life is to just do it.

101. The harder it is, the more glorious it is when you succeed.

102. Before you succeed, you first have to believe that you can.

103. Put one foot in front of the other and keep going.

104. You were born for this.

105. Do it now. The future is not promised to any of us.

106. If you do not like the way things are, then change them. You are not a tree. You do not have to stay stuck in the same place like one.

107. Do not wait for the right time, because the timing will never be just right. Start with what you have and keep going.

108. Do the right thing even when nobody else is looking.

109. Why try to fit in when you were born to stand out?

110. Never let anyone dull your sparkle.

111. Every day may not be good, but there is a little good in every day.

112. Be the reason that someone smiled today.

113. Strive for progress, not perfection.

114. Never give up on yourself.

115. The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

116. Faith is when you see light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness.

117. Do your best and let God do the rest.

118. Hope has a way of anchoring the soul.

119. Do not limit your challenges. Instead, challenge your limits.

120. When a million things can bring you down, find one reason to bring you up.

121. You only fail when you have stopped trying.

122. Look for something a little positive in each day, even on the days that you have to look a little bit harder.

123. Do not count the days. Make the days count.

124. A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

125. Let go of the thoughts that do not make you strong.

126. Watch the clock and do what it does. Keep going.

127. Challenges are what make life interesting.

128. Go as far as you can and when you get there, you will be able to see even further.

129. The best time for new beginnings is now.

130. Hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard.

131. It is hard to beat someone who never gives up.

132. If you cannot outplay them, outwork them.

133. Make each day your masterpiece.

134. If you are not determined to go all the way, then why go at all?

135. Keep playing until you get it right and you will be a champion.

136. Persistence can turn failure into extraordinary achievement.

137. Run when you can, walk if you have to, and crawl if you must. But never give up.

138. It is not over until it is over.

139. You miss 100% of the shots that you never take.

140. A problem is just a chance for you to do your best.

141. Will it be easy? No. But will it be worth it? Absolutely.

142. Winners never quit and quitters never win. Refuse to quit on yourself.

143. Motivation will always beat talent on its own.

144. You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it.

145. Nothing is impossible.

146. If you want to hit above the mark, then aim above it.

147. Live out loud.

148. In order to begin, you have to take that first step.

149. There is always a calm after the storm.

150. You will only know your limits by pushing them. Who knows what you might be capable of?

151. Life is about making an impact.

152. Leave the world a better place than it was when you entered it.

153. You miss 100% of the shots that you do not take.

154. Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.

155. The best time to plant a tree was many years ago. The second best time is now.

156. In order to succeed, you have to show up first.

157. Your time on Earth is precious, so do not waste it living someone else’s life.

158. You can only cross an ocean if you are not afraid to lose sight of the shore.

159. People might forget what you said and they can forget what you did. But they will never forget how you made them feel.

160. Life shrinks or expands in relation to the amount of courage that you have.

161. The person that you are destined to become is the person that you decide to be.

162. Go confidently in the direction of yours dreams.

163. Live the life that you have imagined for yourself.

164. If you believe that you can do it, then you are halfway there.

165. Fall seven times and get up eight times.

166. When one door closes, another one opens.

167. There is beauty in everything, even where you least expect it.

168. Let go of what you are so that you can become what you might be.

169. If you want others to believe in your abilities, then you must learn to believe in yourself first.

170. If you want others to love you, then learn to love yourself.

180. You can always learn new things and reinvent yourself. It is never too late to try something new.

190. Let go of what you are so that you can become what you might be.

191. Instead of measuring your life by the number of breaths you take, try to measure your life by the moments that truly take your breath away.

192. Sometimes you have to create your own happiness.

193. There are times when you just have to choose to be happy.

194. If the wind is not moving the boat that you are in, then you better start rowing if you want to get anywhere.

195. Too many people out there are not living their dreams because they are too busy living their fears instead.

196. Take your life into your own hands.

197. Limitations only exist in our minds. When we use our imaginations, the possibilities can become endless.

198. You become what you believe in.

199. Sometimes not getting what you want is actually a stroke of luck.

200. Have big dreams and dare to make mistakes.

201. Never be silent about the things that matter. When we allow that to happen, that is when our lives begin to end.

202. If you are looking for permission to go after your dreams, look no further. You can give yourself that permission. Allow yourself to chase the things that matter to you.

203. You hold your own destiny in the palm of your hand.

204. Dreaming is just a form of planning. But do not stop there.

205. When everything seems to be working against you, just remind yourself that airplanes take off when the wind is against them, not with them.

205. The pain, sweat, and tears are just temporary. The reward is at the end of the finish line.

206. When you change your thoughts, then you will change your whole world.

207. If you want to do great work, then do what you love.

208. Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. Do not give them your permission.

209. Success does not happen by accident.

210. Work hard and dream big.

211. Wake up with determination and go to bed with satisfaction.

212. Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.

213. Not everyone who wanders is lost.

215. Do not be afraid. You were born to do this.

216. You will never know how truly strong you are until being strong is the only choice that you are left with.

217. If you turn your face to the sun, then the shadows will fall behind you.

218. The worst thing that you can be is the same as everyone else.

219. The harder the conflict is, then the more glorious your triumph will be.

220. It is comfortable to walk on a paved road, but no flowers grow on it.

221. Dream it, believe it, and achieve it.

222. Freedom is the power to live as one wishes.

223. The earth has music for you if you are willing to listen to it.

224. The journey is your destination.

225. Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.

226. Nobody likes a storm, but everyone loves to marvel at the rainbow that follows afterward it passes.

227. Never regret anything.

228. Never let the fear of striking out get in the way.

230. God has special timing in mind for us. He is never early or late. It takes a little bit of patience and faith but it is worth the wait.

231. You can run away from your painful past, or you can learn from it.

232. The taste of victory is always sweeter when you have known defeat.

233. Never be afraid to take your own path in life.

234. Trust yourself. You know a lot more than you think you do.

235. The only limit is your imagination.

236. The sky is the limit.

237. Do what makes your soul happy.

238. There are no shortcuts to any place that is worth going.

239. Learn from yesterday, live for today, and hope for tomorrow.

230. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. -Oscar Wilde

231. You only live once, but if you can manage to do it right, once is enough.

232. There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

233. Success happens when your dreams are much bigger than your excuses.

234. Every second is a chance for you to turn your life around if you are not happy with it.

235. Be the change that you want to see in the world.

236. The best way that you can predict the future is if you create it.

237. Do not sit and wait forever for the perfect solution. Make a decision and move forward.

238. You do not have to be great to start, but you have to start if you want to become great.

239. You have to be the one to push yourself because nobody else is going to do it for you.

240. Do not be afraid of change, for it will lead you to a new beginning.

241. Instead of counting your days, make your days count.

242. Surround yourself with people who see the greatness in you, even if you might not see that greatness yourself.

243. If you believe that you can, then you are halfway there.

244. Never let your fears decide your future for you.

245. It is not about being the best. It is about being better than you were yesterday.

246. There is no one else like you in the world. You are amazingly you.

247. Be the change that you want to see happen.

248. Success is the best revenge.

249. Life is short, so live your life to the fullest.

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