Continuing the Celebration with 40 Inspiring Quotes

Written by Julie Weinstein

You might remember in our Meet the Team series we each answered the question What is your favorite quote? And what you may or may not have noticed is that the majority of us listed quite a few. Turns out, we all share a major love of quotes. Personally, I feel a good one can be life changing. And there are so many great ones out there.

To continue with our celebratory week in honor of Carrie’s 40th coming up, we’ve pulled together 40 inspiring quotes that our team loves. Each one of us submitted our favorites, and all are compiled below for you.

40 Inspiring Quotes

In no particular order, enjoy these 40 inspiring quotes our team loves.

    1. “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”
    2. “Positive things happen to positive people.”
    3. “Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, and magical person that you are.”
    4. “Make someone happy + you will be happy too.”
    5. “Completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy.”
    6. “Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.” – Thomas MannThe Magic Mountain
    7. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” – Luther Burbank
    8. “She believed she could, so she did.” –  R.S. GreyScoring Wilder
    9. “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”-  Buddha
    10. “Everyone needs a fantasy.” –  Andy Warhol
    11. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
    12. “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”-  Pablo Picasso
    13. “We are all a little broken but the last time I checked, broken crayons still color the same.” – Trent Shelton
    14. “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” –  Dr. Seuss
    15. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. SeussHappy Birthday to You!
    16. “People will stare. Make it worth their while.” – Harry Winston
    17. “If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty which is: Who cares?” – Tina Fey
    18. “Happy girls are the prettiest.” – Audrey Hepburn
    19. “Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own.”
    20. “You deserve love and you’ll get it.” – Amy Poehler
    21. “Love liberates, it doesn’t bind.” – Maya Angelou
    22. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C.JoyBell C.
    23. “Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” -Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    24. “Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” – Dennis Prager
    25. “A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.” – James E. Faust
    26. “The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.” – Joshua Waitzkin
    27. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman
    28. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson
    29. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
    30. “Happiness, not in another place, but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” – Walt Whitman
    31. “At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” – Alan Alda
    32. “Now matters more than any other time in your life.” – Hal Elrod
    33. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato (though proper attribution is widely debated)
    34. “Work hard and be nice to people.”
    35. “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” – John Wesley
    36. “Our journey is about being more deeply involved in life and yet less attached to it.” – Ram Dass
    37. “Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.” – Tony Robbins
    38. “Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt
    39. “Be the energy you want to attract.”
    40. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy

In Closing

Now, we’d love to hear from you. What is your favorite quote? Please share in the comments below! We hope you’ve been enjoying this celebratory week on Wear + Where + Well because it’s been so fun creating it. Don’t worry, though; the week isn’t over yet. We’ll see you back here in the morning as we continue celebrating! Have a great rest of your day.

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