We all have bad days, including myself. When times are tough, I always look for inspiring quotes to help me get through it.

Read these inspirational quotes and you’ll be smiling again in no time:

1. “The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” - Marjorie Pay Hinckley

2.”Nobody can make you to feel inferior without your consent.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

3. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear that you will make one.” - Elbert Hubbard

4. ”Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” - Wayne Dyer

5. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

6. “Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.” - Frances Rodman

7. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” - Dr. Seuss

8. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

9. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”- Duke Ellington

10.“I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” - Benjamin Franklin

11.“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” - Vivian Greene

12. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” - Dr. Seuss

13. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” - Marcus Aurelius

14. “Don’t cry for a man who’s left you; the next one may fall for your smile.” - Mae West

15. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” - Dan Millman

16. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.”- Mary Anne Radmacher

17. “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” - Kevin Kruse

18. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” - Joshua J. Marine

19. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” - Arthur Rubinstein

20. “There are 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

21. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” - George Bernard Shaw

22. “Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life… including you.” - Kelly Rudolph

23. “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get, you’ve got to make yourself.” - Alice Walker

24. “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”- Edith Wharton

25. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” - Frederick Keonig

26. “If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” - Katy Perry

27. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

28. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”- John Lennon

29. “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” - Abraham Lincoln

30. “I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” - Paul Simon

31. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” - Christopher Reeve

32. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” - Ayn Rand

33. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” - Buddha

34. “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” - William R. Alger

35. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” - J.K. Rowling

36. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Abraham Lincoln

37. “Believe in yourself and you can be anything.” -Katy Perry

38. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Seuss

39. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” - Thomas Edison

40. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.” - Walt Disney

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