80 Motivational Quotes For Living Your Best Life

Feeling imposter syndrome? Want to connect with yourself to find your purpose? Can’t find the words to add to your Instagram caption? Here are 80 motivational quotes for living your best life, success, and happiness to inspire you to chase your dreams today. 

Living your best life is about living a balanced, fulfilled, and happy life. Quotes for living your best life inspire us in those moments when we need motivation or an extra boost of confidence.

We all experience setbacks and face insecurities at some stage in life. When I read an amazing quote, it helps me refocus and get back into alignment. These are some of my favorite quotes that I hope you enjoy too!

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Quotes on Living Your Best Life

“There is no reason to ever be ashamed of where you’re at. Not when you’re doing your best. Not when you’re in your best moment. There’s always gonna be people to tell you no. Or “You can’t.” Or “You shouldn’t.” It’s gonna happen. No matter what anybody says, you just have to still be like, “I’m still doing this. I’m still gonna succeed. I’m still gonna do my best.” Defy the odds. Why not?” – Jennifer Lopez 

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“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.” – Grace Hansen 

“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” – Oprah Winfrey

“You have to be unique and different and shine in your own way.” – Lady Gaga

“We can’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed.” – Greta Thunberg 

“When you’re not permitted to collaborate, lead, stretch your wings and utilize your talents, you may very well find your own defining moment by forging your own path forward, chasing after what scares you and taking what’s yours.” – Liz Elting

“Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.” – Michelle Obama 

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Short quotes on living your best life

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” –Robert F. Kennedy

The world needs that special gift that only you have. – Marie Forleo

Take life by its throat, do something. Stop being f$*@ scared. – Gary Vaynerchuk

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Joe Lewis

“Think about it: What’s the worst thing that can happen to you if you just totally go for it?” – Grant Cardone 

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth

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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

 “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

“You glow differently when you’re doing better.” – Elena Cardone 

“Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” – Jim Rohn

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” – Andrew Murphy

“I’m looking forward to continuing to learn from my past, living in the present, and surrendering to the future.” – Beyonce 

“Just around the bend, a miracle is waiting to happen. Release fear and uncertainty, and majestic wonders wait to unfold for you.” – Denise Linn 

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“The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” – Barack Obama

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E. E. Cummings

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: “What’s good in my life?” and “What needs to be done?” – Nathaniel Branden

Living Your Best Life Quotes

 “The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” – Tony Robbins

“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“There’ll be two dates on your tombstone and all your friends will read ’em but all that’s gonna matter is that little dash between ’em.” – Kevin Welch

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell

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“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” – John Muir

“You have to fill your bucket with positive energy—and if you have people hanging around you that are bringing you down and not lifting you up, whether that’s your ‘boo’ or your best friend—you have to learn how to push these people to the side,” – Michelle Obama 

“The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?” – Timothy Ferriss

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” – Sara Blakely

“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.” – Bob Marley 

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” – William Feather

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“The power of positive thinking is the ability to generate a feeling of certainty in yourself when nothing in the environment supports you.” – Tony Robbins 

“The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” – E. E. Cummings

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Maya Angelou

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.” – Mark Twain

“If you obey all the rules, you’ll miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn

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“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Vince Lombardi 

“Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.” – Mark Cuban

“If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl

“Life is like riding a bicycle; to keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein.

“The only person you should strive to be better than, is the person you were yesterday.” – Matty Mullins

“The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.” – Thomas Edison

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

“Do every act of your life as if it were your last. Each day provides its own gifts. Everything that happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein

Living Your Best Life Quotes

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“You do not find the happy life. You make it.” – Camilla Eyring Kimball

“I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” — John Barrymore

“It isn’t where you came from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald

“The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece.” – John Wooden

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What are your favorite inspirational quotes about success and living a balanced life?

“Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.” – Ralph Marston

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

Keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

“A secret to life: Know that none of this matters, and yet… live as if every single moment does.” – Kamal Ravikant

“When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it.” – Christopher McCandless

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“Don’t wait for the right opportunity. Create it.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

 “The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” – Louis E. Boone

“Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day.” – Melody Beattie

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton 

“What matters most are the simple pleasures so abundant that we can all enjoy them…Happiness doesn’t lie in the objects we gather around us. To find it, all we need to do is open our eyes.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

What are your favorite motivational quotes for living your best life? Let us know in the comments!

8 thoughts on “80 Motivational Quotes For Living Your Best Life”

  1. I Love These Quotes They Are So Inspiring To Me I Cried Reading Them THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR TAKING THE TIME TO MAKE THIS WEBSITE AND HELP OTHERS UNDERSTAND LIFE AND LOVE FAMILY AND TO HELP OTHERS OUT MORE. I have never taken my time to write something like this but from now on i will, because these quotes inspired me to help and take the time to care and think about others and i will now on try to think about my actions and think before i speak or do something to make sure that, that is the right path I want to take. Thanks so much. You don’t understand how much i want to thank you right now and hopefully someone will take the time to read this and understand these quotes and reply to my quote and agree and disagree and add more to this quote.

  2. These were my two favorite quotes. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

    “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. These were my two favorite quotes. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

    “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. My mission is not only to survive, but to thrive” – I agree!. Great quotes, very inspirational

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