Life can be hard sometimes but I’m a firm believer that if you appreciate the smaller moments then you’ll find a lot more beauty in life.
Even though some days can be a challenge, it’s always worth trying to make yourself feel happy and excited to face the day. One way that you can do that is by reading quotes that inspire you to live your best life.
Since I have some quotes on my phone that I can look back on whenever I need to feel uplifted, I figured I would share those quotes here too so they can maybe help someone else too.
So, here’re some quotes that make me feel excited to be alive…
“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” ― Charlie Chaplin
“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” ― Mother Teresa
“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think” ― A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.” ― Roald Dahl
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman, Coraline
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Sharon Salzberg
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
“But you will admit that it is a very good thing to be alive.” ― L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz
It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ― Vincent Van Gogh
“I say looking on the bright side of life never killed anybody.” ― Jenny Han, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” ― Walt Disney Company, Mulan
What quotes make you feel excited to be alive? Do you use quotes to motivate and inspire yourself?