12 Mood Boosting Quotes for When You Need to Brighten Your Day

Inspiring quotes have always put my mind at ease during hard times and times when I feel unmotivated. I’ve collected a few of my favorites:

1. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.” -Henry D. Thoreau

2. “Your calling is where you passion meets the worlds needs” –Fredrick Beuchner 

3. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou

4. “I like strong, strong women who don’t go down without a fight. I like iconic roles. They don’t come around very often, so I have to wait for them. Obviously I’m not the typical blonde who stands by the side, while the man has all the fun.” – Rose McGowan

5. “Grace means that all of your mistakes now serve a purpose instead of serving shame.” -Unknown

6. “Make a difference about something other than yourselves.” Toni Morrison

7. “She believed she could so she did.” –R.S. Grey

8. “You are beautiful, intelligent, creative, loving, brave, and worthy of your own admiration and affection.”- Queenisms

9. “The question isn’t who is going to let me- its who is going to stop me?” -Ayn Rand

10. “As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is the best for you- the first time around.” Oprah Winfrey

11. “Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.” – Bill Bullard

12. “There is a voice inside of you that whispers all day long, “If feel this is right for me, I know this is wrong.” No teacher, preacher, parent, friend, or wise man can decide what’s right for you- just listen to the voice that speaks inside.” – Shel Silverstien