100 Positive Quotes about Finding Yourself

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you know that I love sharing Inspirational Quotes to live by. These quotes motivate me to keep on pursuing my dreams, no matter how hard it seems.

Because a lot of what we do and don’t do depends on how we feel or think about ourselves.  Inspirational quotes about life oftentimes remind us that success comes in many ways and is subject to our actions. To encourage you today, I’m sharing with you 100 positive quotes about finding yourself.

100 Inspirational Quotes For A Better Life

Motivational Quotes:

A great list of positive quotes that will motivate you throughout your day and help you take control of your thoughts. With a little patience and motivation, you can manage any crisis

  1. Sometimes when things fall apart they may actually be falling into place.
  2. What lays behind us and what lays in front of us is insignificant. What matters is, what is in us.
  3. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean
  4. Don’t let your imperfection be an excuse for not improving.
  5. Spend less time on what surrounds you and more on what is within you.
  6. The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
  7. The greatest rewards are the result of the greatest risks.
  8. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. – Howard Thurman Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will
  9. Doubt kills more Dreams than failure ever will. – Suzy Kassem
  10. 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, then I told them they didn’t understand life. – John Lennon
  11. A lot of times when life doesn’t turn out the way I want, it turns out better.
  12. Don’t get caught up in what could be and start creating what should be.
  13. You’ll never know who you can be if you pretend to be comfortable with who you are.
  14. Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. – Henry David Thoreau
  15. No matter if you think you can or you think you can’t… You’re right. – Henry Ford
  16. Dreaming doesn’t cost you a dime. So you might as well dream as big as possible.
  17. Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. – Gloria Steinem Imagine who you could be if you didn't allow fear to dictate every step of your life
  18. Imagine who you could be if you didn’t allow fear to dictate every step of your life.
  19. Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” –John Wooden
  20. Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.
  21. All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney
  22. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. -Ray Goforth
  23. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing–that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
  24. Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  25. No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist. – Anonymous
  26. Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. ~Anonymous
  27. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and be encouraged by what could go right.
  28. A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.
  29. Live out of your imagination, not your history. Stephen R. Covey
  30. What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy. Don't limit your challenges
  31. Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.
  32. The one who says it’s not possible should move out of the way of those doing it. Tricia Cunningham
  33. Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein
  34. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
  35. Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going. – Sam Levenson
  36. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

Life Quotes:

Okay, let’s be real for a second. LIFE IS HARD! Omg, I don’t know how often I have been down and struggled to find true happiness. But even when nothing seems to work out, it’s important to remember that life is not a sprint. The following positive quotes about finding yourself will remind you that life is a marathon with all sorts of hurdles -,-. 

  1. Don’t let whatever you were looking for distract you from whatever you discovered. 
  2. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller
  3. Don’t be so afraid of your shadow that you don’t let your light shine.
  4. Sometimes the only thing you gain from a bad decision is the knowledge to never do that again.
  5. When life hits you hard, make sure you have your gloves on. Life is about creating stories
  6. Life is about creating stories that are worth telling.
  7. You learn to speak by speaking, to run by running, to work by working; and just so you learn to love… by loving. – Francis De Sales
  8. Real Power starts with the control and mastery over yourself, not others.
  9. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing – Walt Disney 
  10. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. – Earl Nightingale
  11. Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao-tzu
  12. The very nature of creativity is coming up with things that have never been tried before. – Shelly Lazarus
  13. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it… The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela
  14. Knowledge comes by taking things apart: analysis. But wisdom comes by putting things together. – John A. Morrison
  15. Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. Only put off until tomorrow
  16. Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. – Pablo Picasso
  17. The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
  18. What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. -Oscar Wilde
  19. Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.
  20. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen R. Covey
  21. The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill
  22. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ” – Les Brown
  23. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality.
  24. Don’t confine yourself by the walls you build.
  25. If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Tony Gaskins
  26. A year from now you will wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb
  27. Someday is not a day of the week. – Janet Dailey Don't count the days, make the days count
  28. Don’t count the days, make the days count. – Muhammad Ali
  29. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
  30. It always seems impossible until it is done. – Nelson Mandela
  31. Well done is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin
  32. Not all dreamers are winners, but all winners are dreamers. – Mark Gorman

Positive Quotes about Finding Yourself

Success Quotes:

Success! One of these things that I have issues defining. Because everybody defines success differently. While for me success means walking by faith and finding joy in doing God’s work. Someone might believe that success is a lot of money and fame.

That’s why decided to include a selection of famous quotes about success in my list of 100 positive quotes about finding yourself. These will help you find peace and contentment with whatever your idea of success may be. 

  1. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
  2. Our greatest fear in life shouldn’t be of failure, but of succeeding at things that don’t really matter. – Francis Chan
  3. The man who has no imagination has no wings. – Muhammad Ali
  4. Be happy when you fail at the things you aren’t good at. Cause now you have time to succeed in the things you are good at.
  5. A dream is a thought, asking for permission to live.
  6. The issue with people is not that they aim too high, it’s that they aim low and hit their target.
  7. I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy. – Warren Buffet The pessimists are usually right
  8. The pessimists are usually right, but it’s the optimists that change the world. – Thomas Friedman
  9. When you’re committed to something you accept no excuses only results! – Kenneth H. Blanchard 
  10. Remember to muster up your courage and silence your fear. – Suze Orman
  11. When you combine hard work, creativity, and self-determination things start to happen. – Sophia Amoruso
  12. When we find a purpose that is bigger than ourselves, we become more powerful in our ability to create. – Jack Delosa
  13. Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don’t do well simply because they major in minor things. – Jim Rohn
  14. Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” – Chris Grosser
  15. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison
  16. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” –Maya Angelou What you do today can improve all your tomorrows
  17. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. – Ralph Marston
  18. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” –Jim Rohn
  19. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” –George Bernard Shaw
  20. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.
  21. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
    ― Steve Jobs
  22. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Happiness Quotes:

We all just want to be happy right? I’m sure the following 10 Quotes can help! But if not check out these 10 Bible Verses about Happiness and Joy here.

  1. 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, then I told them they didn’t understand life. – John Lennon
  2. Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself. Happiness is not something you postpone
  3. Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn
  4. Don’t allow the uncertainty of what could be to destroy the joy of what is.
  5. I can find fault or I can look for positive aspects. I can worry about something or I can look forward to something. I can remember things that irritated me, or I can remember things that pleased me. – Abraham Hicks 
  6. It’s not happy people who are thankful, it’s thankful people who are happy. Life is not about finding yourself
  7. Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – Lolly Daskal
  8. Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be. – Joseph Campbell
  9. The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
  10. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. -Thomas Jefferson

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100 Inspirational Quotes For A Better Life


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