216 Best Funny Inspirational Quotes

Funny inspirational quotes can provide a unique and entertaining way to stay motivated and positive. These quotes can offer a much-needed break from the seriousness of life and provide a moment of laughter and inspiration. The right funny inspirational quote can lift your mood, make you smile, and help you see the lighter side of life. In this article, we have compiled a list of the best funny inspirational quotes to help you stay motivated and positive. These quotes can help you approach life’s challenges with a sense of humour, and find inspiration and motivation even in the most difficult situations.

  1. “If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.” – Marie Osmond
  2. “I know worrying works, because none of the stuff I worried about ever happened.” – Will Rogers
  3. . “I have a simple philosophy: Fill what is empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  4.  “Complain a lot and people will hear you but not listen.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  5. . “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
  6. . “You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Sam Levenson
  7.  “Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. . “Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.” – Franklin P. Jones
  9. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  10. . “You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.” – Woody Allen
  11. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns
  12. . “Life is like a box of chocolates.” – Forrest Gump
  13.  “Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” – Tom Stoppard
  14. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown
  15. . “Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.” – Andy Rooney
  16.  “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead
  17. . “In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” – Charles Schulz
  18. “If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?” – George Carlin
  19.  “I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early.” – Yogi Berra
  20. . “If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.” – Donald Trump
  21.  “I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.” ―Mae West
  22. . “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” – Mitch Hedberg
  23. “The only place where your dreams become impossible is in your own thinking.”– Robert H Schuller
  24. . “You must pay for your sins. If you have already paid, please ignore this notice.” — Sam Levenson
  25.  “The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.” — Sarah Brown
  26. . “It’s okay to look at the past and the future. Just don’t stare.” — Lisa Lieberman-Wang
  27. “Change is not a four-letter word… but often your reaction to it is!” – Jeffrey Gitomer
  28. . “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” – Mark Twain
  29.  “The trouble with the rat-race is that, even if you win, you’re still a rat.” – Lily Tomlin
  30. . “I have to be successful because I like expensive things.” — Lisa Lieberman-Wang
  31. “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” – Amy Poehler
  32. . “Hating people is like burning down your own home to get rid of a rat.” — Harry Emerson Fosdick
  33. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you are gonna do anyway.“ – Robert Downey Jr.
  34. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King
  35. . “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” – Terry Pratchett
  36.  “Never follow anyone else’s path, unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost.” – Ellen DeGeneres
  37. . “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” – George Carlin
  38. “I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.” – John Green
  39. “I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time.” – Marilyn Monroe
  40. . “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire
  41. . “The dumbest people I know are those who know it all.” – Malcolm Forbes
  42. . “You grow up the day you have your first real laugh – at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore
  43.  “Don’t let schooling interfere with your education.” – Mark Twain
  44. . “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” – Frank Zappa
  45. “When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half.” – Gracie Allen
  46. . “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” – Dale Carnegie
  47. I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.” – Mark Twain
  48. . “Aspire to inspire before we expire.” – Eugene Bell Jr
  49.  “By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost
  50. “Good things come to those who initiate.” – Susan RoAne
  51. Don’t forget to also check out these motivational quotes of the day for daily rejuvenation.
  52. “Any fool can criticise, condemn and complain – and most fools do.” –Benjamin Franklin
  53. . “Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.” – Woody Allen
  54. “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher
  55. . “Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished – If you’re alive it isn’t.” – Richard Bach
  56.  “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” – Dalai Lama
  57. . “We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. H. Auden
  58. “If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool.” – Hippocrates
  59. . “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” – Will Rogers
  60. “Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.” – Bob Hope
  61. . “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
  62. “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin
  63. . “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
  64. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”– Abraham Lincoln
  65. “You’re at your best when you don’t know what you’re doing.” – Paul Stanley
  66. . “Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.”– Alan Dundes
  67. “A good time for laughing is when you can.” – Jessamyn West
  68.  “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”– Andy Rooney
  69. If you’re enjoying these quotes, you’ll love our collection of funny dog quotes to make you LOL with your furry best friends.
  70. “Focus, focus, focus! What am I, a telescope?” – Naruto Uzumaki
  71. . “If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else.”
  72. – Ann Landers
  73. “Free your mind and your ass will follow.” – George Clinton
  74. . “The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”– Bertrand Russell
  75.  “I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.” – Robert Frost
  76. . “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”– Bernard Baruch
  77.  “The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.”– Bill Watterson
  78.  “If you don’t know where you are, a map won’t help.” – Watts Humphrey
  79. . “Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.”– Bill Vaughan
  80. “Change is not a four letter word… but often your reaction to it is!” – Jeffrey Gitomer
  81. . “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”– Bob Hope
  82. “They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.”– Clint Eastwood
  83. “Girls have got balls. They’re just a little higher up, that’s all.” – Joan Jett
  84. . “By the time a man realises that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.”– Charles Wadsworth
  85.  “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” – Steven Wright
  86. . “Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else’s can shorten it.”– Cullen Hightower
  87.  “If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you.”– Billy Wilder
  88. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need, if I die by four o’clock.” – Henny Youngman
  89. . “I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.”– Drake
  90.  “If you fall, I’ll always be there.” – The Floor
  91. . “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”– Elbert Hubbard
  92. “There’s a little truth in all jive, and a little jive in all truth.” – Leonard Barnes
  93. . “If you live to be one hundred, you’ve got it made. Very few people die past that age.”– George Burns
  94. “To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.” – Hippocrates
  95. . “I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me – they’re cramming for their final exam.” – George Carlin
  96. “When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.” – Bill Shoemaker
  97.  “If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.”– Henny Youngman
  98. “People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.” – Will Rogers
  99. . “Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.”– James Thurber
  100. “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.”– Daniel J. Boorstin
  101. “Where people aren’t having fun, they seldom produce good work.” – David Ogilvy
  102. . “We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.”– Bryan White
  103. “All men are equal before fish.” – Herbert Hoover
  104. . “A failure is like fertiliser; it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future.”– Denis Waitley
  105. “Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else.” – Will Rogers
  106. “Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” – Katharine Hepburn
  107. . “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”– Dorothy Parker
  108. “Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television.” – David Letterman
  109. If you’re enjoying these quotes, you’ll love our collection of Dorothy Parker quotes that will help you uncover life’s secrets.
  110.  “I am only human, although I regret it.” – Mark Twain
  111. . “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”– Eleanor Roosevelt
  112. “The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin
  113. . “Leave something for someone but don’t leave someone for something.”– Enid Blyton
  114. “I’m killing time while I wait for life to shower me with meaning and happiness.”―Bill Watterson
  115. . “Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.”– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  116.  “I love mankind… it’s people I can’t stand!!” ― Charles M. Schulz
  117. . “I’m in shape. Round is a shape.”– George Carlin
  118. “You never become a howling success by just howling.” – Bob Harrington
  119. . “Haters are just confused admirers because they can’t figure out the reason why everyone loves you.”– Jeffree Star
  120. “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”―Oscar Wilde
  121. If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to check out our collection of confused quotes about the ups and downs of life.
  122. It takes considerable knowledge just to realise the extent of your own ignorance.”– Thomas Sowell
  123. “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” ―Cathy Guisewite
  124. . “Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.”– Salvador Dali
  125.  “That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” – George Carlin
  126.  “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” – Voltaire
  127. “I’m not crazy — I’ve just been in a very bad mood for 40 years.”—Ouiser Boudreaux, Steel Magnolias
  128. . “I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.”– Samuel Goldwyn
  129. “Be happy, it drives people crazy.” — Paulo Coelho
  130.  “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” – Marilyn Monroe
  131. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.” – Mark Twain
  132. . “You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.” – Solomon Schechter
  133. I like my money where I can see it: hanging in my closet.” —Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City
  134. . “The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
  135. “If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.” — Elvis Presley
  136. “It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?”– Ronald Reagan
  137. “A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.” – Don Marquis
  138. . “I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man, and I hate people like that!”– Tom Lehrer
  139. “If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.” – Johnny Carson
  140. . “A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”– Samuel Goldwyn
  141.  “If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?” – Abraham Lincoln
  142. . “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams
  143. “I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” – Charles Lamb
  144. . “If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?”– Scott Adams
  145. “Confidence is 10% work and 90% delusion.” – Tina Fey
  146. . “Trying is the first step toward failure.” – Homer Simpson
  147. “When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.” – George Burns
  148. . “It does not matter whether you win or lose, what matters is whether I win or lose!”– Steven Weinberg
  149.  “Don’t keep a man guessing too long – he’s sure to find the answer somewhere else.” – Mae West
  150. . “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese
  151.  “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” – Milton Berle
  152. . “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?”– Steven Wright
  153. “Bending beats breaking.” ― Betty Greene
  154. . “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” – Cathy Guisewite
  155. “The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you’re finished.” – Groucho Marx
  156. “Family — the ties that bind … and gag!” – Erma Bombeck
  157. . “Today’s opportunities erase yesterday’s failures.” – Gene Brown
  158. “I don’t care what they say about me. I just want to eat.” —Pam Beesly, The Office
  159. . “It could be that your purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others.” – Ashleigh Brilliant
  160. “Life is like a cobweb, not an organisation chart.” – Ross Perot
  161. . “If you dig a grave for others you may fall into it yourself.” – Irish Proverbs
  162. “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” —Lucille Ball
  163. . “Life only delivers to people that create their own postal code.” – Jelani Daniel
  164.  “The day after tomorrow is the third day of the rest of your life.” – George Carlin
  165. . “See the world like a big wardrobe. Everybody has his own costume. There is only one that fits you perfectly.” – George Harris
  166. “All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.” – Sean O’Casey
  167. . “Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy.” – Charlie McCarthy
  168. “There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.” – Lawrence Welk
  169. . “The mind is like a clock that is constantly running down. It has to be wound up daily with good thoughts.” – Fulton J. Sheen
  170.  “Hope is the dream of a waking man.”– Aristotle
  171. . “Cause your facial expression to change – smile.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  172. “Age is something that doesn’t matter unless you are a cheese.” —Luis Buñuel
  173. . “Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a gossip.” – Richard Steele
  174. “Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.” —Barbara Walters
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  176. “The reward for good work is more work.” – Francesca Elisia
  177.  “Always drink upstream from the herd.” – Will Rogers
  178. . “A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.” – Lucille Ball
  179.  “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” —Joey Adams
  180. . “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers
  181.  “Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.” – Robert Half
  182.  “If you reach for a star, you might not get one. But you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo Burnett
  183. “Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.” – Malcolm Muggeridge
  184. . “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
  185. “Bad decisions make good stories.” — Ellis Vidler
  186. . “You can’t experience simple joys when you’re living life with your hair on fire.” – Emily Ley
  187. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible!” — Audrey Hepburn
  188. . “A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory.” – Mark Twain
  189. “A peacock that rests on his tail feathers is just another turkey.” — Dolly Parton
  190. . “If your capacity to acquire has outstripped your capacity to enjoy, you are on the way to the scrap-heap.” – Glen Buck
  191. “It’s okay to look at the past and the future. Just don’t stare.” — Benjamin Dover
  192. . “Actually being funny is mostly telling the truth about things.” – Bernard Sahlins
  193. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” — Winnie the Pooh
  194. . “I think you can destroy yourself now by worrying about tomorrow.” – Janis Joplin
  195. “I know worrying works, because none of the stuff I worried about ever happened.” — Will Rogers
  196. You might also like these birthday quotes celebrating life, age and friendships.
  197.  “If you hit the target every time it’s too near or too big.” – Tom Hirshfield
  198. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison
  199. . “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” —John Wooden
  200.  “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.“ – Oscar Wilde
  201. . “Life is a blank canvass, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.” – Danny Kaye
  202.  “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” – Pablo Picasso
  203. . “Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.” – Martina Navratilova
  204.  “If you’re going through hell, keep going.“ – Winston Churchill
  205. . “A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.” — Zig Ziglar
  206. “Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.” – Phyllis Diller
  207. . “Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’till it gets there.” – Josh Billings
  208. “Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.” – Bill Copeland
  209. . “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach
  210. “Do or do not. There is no try.” — Yoda
  211. You might also like these quotes on life lessons to help you move on.
  212. “Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them… Well, I have others.” – Groucho Marx
  213. “Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”― Charles Dickens
  214. . “Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Sherrilyn Kenyon
  215.  “My favourite machine at the gym is the vending machine.” — Caroline Rhea
  216. “Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.” – Charles M. Schulz


In conclusion, funny inspirational quotes can be a powerful tool for maintaining a positive and lighthearted approach to life. These quotes can provide a much-needed break from the seriousness of life and help us find humour in even the most challenging situations. By incorporating funny inspirational quotes into our daily lives, we can stay motivated, positive, and inspired. Laughter is often the best medicine, and these quotes can provide us with a daily dose of humour and inspiration to help us navigate life’s ups and downs. We hope the funny inspirational quotes shared in this article have brought a smile to your face and inspired you to approach life with a sense of humour.

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