86 Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

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Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings

Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it. ~ Tom Lehrer.

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive it isn’t. ~ Richard Bach.

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. ~ Dale Carnegie.

Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. ~ Charles Schulz.

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Ambition is not a vice of little people. ~ Montaigne.

Aspire to inspire before we expire. ~ Eugene Bell Jr.

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. ~ Betty Reese.

Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. ~ Anthony Robbins.

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what? ~ Sydney Harris.

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. ~ Winston Churchill.

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats. ~ Voltaire.

I enjoy growing older and wiser and learning from my mistakes every single day. ~ Ellen DeGeneres.

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. ~ Mark Twain.

Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their heads turned up way too loud to hear it. ~ Brian Vaszily.

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I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. ~ Ron White.

Bad decisions make good stories. ~ Ellis Vidler.

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. ~ Helen Rowland.

Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent. ~ Langston Coleman.

When you have failed at being nice, you’ve actually succeeded in being mean. Success is everywhere if you know where to look for it. ~ Katina Ferguson.

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. ~ Zig Ziglar.

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. ~ Terry Pratchett.

When you pray, be careful of how you respond to what you get. I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. Don’t complain about the mud! ~ Hyacinth Mottley.

Ambition is like a treadmill…you no sooner get to the end of it then you begin again. ~ Josh Billings.

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~ Walt Disney Company.

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The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. ~ Ayn Rand.

Life is like the stock market. Some days you’re up. Some days you’re down. And some days you feel like something the bull left behind. ~ Paula Wall.

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~ Robin Williams.

The only time I don’t have any problems in this world is when I am already six feet below the ground. ~ James Jason.

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous. ~ Robert Benchley.

Top Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings

I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms. ~ Michael Scott.

Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s more like a cha-cha. ~ Robert Brault.

If laughter is the best medicine, let’s OD together. ~ Michael P. Clutton.

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~ Mark Twain.

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck. ~ Elvis Presley.

Goal setting is similar to travelling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its address. ~ Thomas Abreu.

I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book. ~ Groucho Marx.

Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body. ~ Martin Meadows.

When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye. ~ Cathy Guisewite.

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. ~ Dalai Lama.

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart. ~ Erma Bombeck.

Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes. ~ Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach.

Popular Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. ~ Bill Watterson.

The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm. ~ Malcolm Forbes.

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary. ~ Uta Hagen.

Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. ~ Dorothy Parker.

Work until your bank account looks like a phone number. ~ Unknown.

Change is not a four letter word… but often your reaction to it is! ~ Jeffrey Gitomer.

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time. ~ Joe Girard.

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ~ George Bernard Shaw.

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Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~ Kyle Chandler.

I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. ~ Oscar Wilde.

To succeed in life you need three things: A wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone. ~ Reba McEntire.

The best advice I’ve ever received is, ‘No one else knows what they’re doing either.’ ~ Ricky Gervais.

My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea. That’s the way to get an idea. ~ Andy Rooney.

If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill.

I would rather fail in a cause that would ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that would ultimately fail. ~ Woodrow Wilson.

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else. ~ Anonymous.

Famous Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings

Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood. ~ Bill Murray.

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. ~ Jack London.

So long as your desire to explore is greater than your desire to not screw up, you’re on the right track. ~ Ed Helms.

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. ~ Robert Frost.

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example. ~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld.

You can’t have everything. Where would you put it? ~ Steven Wright.

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. ~ Oscar Wilde.

The process of learning is a nonstop orgy of wonderment. ~ Lev Grossman.

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. ~ Maureen Dowd.

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ~ Robert Frost.

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. ~ Benjamin Franklin.

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. ~ Vince Lombardi.

To me, success is merely the process of fulfilling your own hopes and dreams – not by the standards set by society – but by the standards set by me. ~ George Pataki.

Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. ~ Elias Canetti.

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. ~ Franklin P. Jones.

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. ~ Winnie the Pooh.

Don’t do what you want. Do what you don’t want. Do what you’re trained not to want. Do the things that scare you the most. ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt. ~ Charles Horace Mayo.

It could be that your purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant.

A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure. ~ Unknown.

Be happy, it drives people crazy. ~ Paulo Coelho.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible! ~ Audrey Hepburn.

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. ~ Yogi Berra.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Eddison.

Never look back. If Cinderella had looked back and picked up the shoe, she would have never found her prince. ~ Selena Gomez.

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces. ~ Will Rogers.

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces. ~ Will Rogers.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Edison.

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. ~ Lily Tomlin.


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Sarah Walton

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