213 Best Inspirational Quotes For 2023

The start of a new year is often a time for reflection and goal-setting. It’s a chance to start fresh, with a clean slate and a renewed sense of purpose. One way to stay motivated and inspired throughout the year is by reading and internalising inspirational quotes. Quotes have the power to uplift, encourage, and provide guidance, all with just a few carefully chosen words. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best inspirational quotes for 2023, offering insights and wisdom to help you stay focused, driven, and determined to achieve your goals. Whether you’re seeking motivation in your personal or professional life, these quotes will help you navigate the challenges and triumphs of the year ahead.

  1. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” — Charles R. Swindoll
  2. “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” —Carl Sagan
  3. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” —Erica Jong
  4. “Success is a journey not a destination.” — Ben Sweetland
  5. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar
  6. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” — Henry Ford
  7. “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk
  8. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius
  9. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Wayne Dyer
  10. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela
  11. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle
  12. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” — Arthur Ashe
  13. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder
  14. “Hustle beats talent when talent doesn’t hustle” – Ross Simmonds
  15. “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” —Laird Hamilton
  16. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle
  17. “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  18. “If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.” —Maria Edgeworth
  19. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into place.” — Lucille Ball
  20. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” ―A.A. Milne
  21. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.” ―Jason Fried
  22. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings
  23. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin
  24. “The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.” —Jessica Ennis
  25. “You are your best thing.” — Toni Morrison
  26. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” —Bo Jackson
  27. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” —Albert Einstein
  28. “If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.” — Carlos Santana
  29. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  30. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain
  31. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney
  32. “If you can’t yet do great things, do small things in a great way.” ―Napoleon Hill
  33. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ―Abraham Lincoln
  34. “Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” — Albert Schweitzer
  35. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.” ―Epicurus
  36. “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” —Edna Mode
  37. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw
  38. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  39. “When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale
  40. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville
  41. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis
  42. “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” — Mario Fernández
  43. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau
  44. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder
  45. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” ―W. P. Kinsella
  46. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  47. “Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” – Pema Chodron
  48. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” — Suzy Kassem
  49. ‘We can see through others only when we can see through ourselves.” – Bruce Lee
  50. “The best way out is always through.” ―Robert Frost
  51. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” — J.M. Barrie
  52. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass
  53. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by using it.” —Ruth Gordo
  54. “More is lost by indecision than wrong decision.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero
  55. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” ―Cormac McCarthy
  56. “Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.” — Dodinsky
  57. “I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.” —Don Cheadle
  58. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” —Leymah Gbowee
  59. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” — Mark Twain
  60. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” —Dolly Parton
  61. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel
  62. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut
  63. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” — Maya Angelou
  64. “People’s passion and desire for authenticity is strong.” —Constance Wu
  65. “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” —Sonia Sotomayor
  66. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” —Jennifer Lopez
  67. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde
  68. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” —Billie Jean King
  69. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt
  70. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein
  71. “Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” — Japanese Proverb
  72. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi
  73. “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.” —Walt Disney
  74. “The only way to have a life is to commit it like crazy.” — Angelina Jolie
  75. “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!” ― T D Jakes
  76. “A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.” ― George Meredith
  77. “I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it.” — Simone Biles
  78. “When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.” – Diane Von Furstenberg
  79. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  80. “Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” — Oprah Winfrey
  81. “He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.” — Confucius
  82. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein
  83. “A person without regrets is a nincompoop.” — Mia Farrow
  84. “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson
  85. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela
  86. “Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.” — Tom Lehrer
  87. “And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been” — Rainer Maria Rilke, poet
  88. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan
  89. “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instil in us.” – Hal Borland
  90. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller
  91. “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.  —Rainer Maria Wilke
  92. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” — Dalai Lama
  93. “All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.”  —Steven Spielberg
  94. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” — Chris Grosse
  95. “Celebrate what you want to see more of.”  —Tom Peters
  96. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. ” — Alexander Graham Bell
  97. “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 book. Write a good one.”  —Brad Paisley
  98. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson
  99. “Everytime you tear a leaf off of a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.”  —Charles Kettering
  100. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho
  101. “Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.”  —Cavett Robert
  102. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison
  103. “For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!”  —Mehmet Murat İldan
  104. We don’t just sit around and wait for other people. We just make, and we do.” — Arlan Hamilton
  105. “Hope smiles through the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier’.  —Alfred Lord Tennyson
  106. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey
  107. “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” —Bill Vaughan
  108. “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.” – Yulia Tymoshenko
  109. “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” — Lady Gaga
  110. “Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.” —Oswald Chambers
  111.  “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
  112. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” —Oprah Winfrey
  113. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright
  114. “I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” — Ayn Rand
  115. “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” —Edith Lovejoy Pierce
  116.  “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  117. “Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.” — Gary Vaynerchuk
  118.  “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
  119. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot
  120. “Write in your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  121. “Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality” — Les Brown
  122.  “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein
  123. “If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy.” Mark Cuban
  124.  “One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” – Paolo Coelho
  125. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey
  126.  “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”- Michael Altshuler
  127. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” —Lucille Ball
  128. “You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind. To begin, begin.” ―Gordon B. Hinckley
  129. “A year from now you will wish you had started today” – Karen Lamb“Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek!”—Kate Summers
  130. Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. – Søren Kierkegaard
  131. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso
  132. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coehlo
  133. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende
  134. “Don’t burst. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ―David Ogilvy
  135. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato
  136. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith
  137.  “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius
  138. “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ―Anne Lamott
  139. “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  140. “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” – Confucius Kongzi
  141.  “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
  142. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie
  143. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
  144. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley
  145. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus
  146. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.” — Joe Girard
  147.  “New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” – Alex Morritt
  148.  “Let all the failures of your past year be your best guide in the New Year.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  149. “Be a positive energy trampoline – absorb what you need and rebound more back.” — Dave Carolan
  150. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford
  151. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” — Patrick Lencioni
  152. “I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.” — Jean-Francois Cope
  153. Without direction, path, purpose, there can be no results, achievements, accomplishments. –Roopleen
  154. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca
  155.  “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” – Arthur Rubenstein
  156. . “Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” – Charles Bukowski
  157. The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. -Nelson Mandela
  158. The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – J.P. Morgan
  159. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. -Walt Disney
  160. “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” -Neil Gaiman
  161. If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour. -Eleanor Roosevelt
  162.  “I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” -Nick Frederickson
  163. Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. -John Lennon
  164. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” -Oprah Winfrey
  165.  “Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.” – Alex Morritt
  166. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. -Mother Teresa
  167. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” -Michael Altshuler
  168.  “Reflection is one of the most underused yet powerful tools for success.” – Richard Carlson
  169. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt
  170. For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.” -T.S. Eliot
  171.  “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt
  172. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -Vidal Sassoon
  173. “Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” —Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  174.  “New Year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” -Alex Morritt
  175.  “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” -John D. Rockefeller
  176. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson
  177. “What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” -Vern McLellan
  178.  “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” -Taylor Swift
  179.   “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I will learn.” -Benjamin Franklin
  180.  “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” -Steve Jobs
  181. “Write in your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  182.  “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s life in your years.” -Abraham Lincoln
  183.  “Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” -Oscar Wilde
  184. “I failed my way to success.” -Thomas Edison
  185.  “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” -Tony Robbins
  186.  “A new heart for a New Year, always!” -Charles Dickens
  187.  “One resolution I have made, and always try to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.” -John Burroughs
  188.  “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” -Herman Melville
  189.  “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” -Brad Paisley
  190.  “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” -Joey Adams
  191.  “New year is the glittering light to brighten the dream-lined pathway of the future.” -Munia Khan
  192. with the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
  193.   “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” -Estee Lauder
  194. “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” -Bill Vaughan
  195. “Life is trying things to see if they work.” -Ray Bradbury
  196. “May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early.” -Aleister Crowley
  197.  “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” -Abraham Lincoln
  198.  “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” -Charles Dickens
  199.  “Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” -D. H. Lawrence
  200.  “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous New Year by believing.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach
  201.  “A New Year…a fresh, clean start. It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on.” -Bill Watterson
  202.  “Life is a long lesson in humility.” -James M. Barrie
  203.  “The New Year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” -Melody Beattie
  204.  “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” -Bob Marley
  205.  “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas.” -Charles Kettering
  206.  “It wouldn’t be New Year’s if I didn’t have regrets.” -William Thomas
  207.  “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” -Albert Einstein
  208.  “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” -Plato
  209.  “Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  210.  “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” -Charles Lamb
  211.  “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” -Confucius
  212. “The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin


In conclusion, inspirational quotes have the power to help us overcome obstacles and stay motivated throughout the year. As we enter 2023, it’s important to remember that our attitude and mindset are crucial to achieving our goals. By incorporating these quotes into our daily lives, we can cultivate a positive mindset and approach challenges with a renewed sense of purpose. Whether it’s a quote about perseverance, gratitude, or self-belief, these words of wisdom can help us stay on track and maintain our focus. So, let these quotes be a guiding light and a source of inspiration as we navigate the year ahead, and remember that anything is possible with the right mindset and determination.

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