20 Famous Inspirational Motivational Quotes


Quote posts are one of the most popular types of post on Instagram… And pretty much anyone, can use quote posts to boost engagement (and give themselves a little inspiration and motivation!). So I’ve put together 20 famous inspirational motivational quotes to do exactly that!

Some people might find them annoying or irrelevant, but at the end of the day – they work.

So here’s a list of 20 famous inspirational motivational quotes for bloggers, businesses and just about anyone else who loves quotes…

  1. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  2. “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” —Charles Swindoll
  4. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”—Michael Jordan
  5.   Estee Lauder Quote - Famous Inspirational Motivational Quotes“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder
  6. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. —Aristotle Onassis”
  7. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear.” —Rosa Parks
  8. Jamie Paolinetti Quote - Famous Inspirational Motivational Quotes“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti
  9. “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” —John Lennon
  10. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” —Helen Keller
  11. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” —Booker T. Washington
  12. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon
  13. Maya Angelou - Famous Inspirational Motivational Quotes“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
  14. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford
  15. “You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.” – Ruth E. Renkl
  16. Tony Hseih Quote -Famous Inspirational Motivational Quotes“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” – Tony Hsieh
  17. “Repetition makes reputation, and reputation makes customers.” – Florence Nightingale Graham
  18. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” —Bob Dylan
  19. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” —Robert Louis Stevenson
  20. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” —Steve Jobs


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