Every once in a while, we need some extra encouragement or someone to let us know that things are going to be okay. That extra “hug” to tell us we’re loved. That boost of happiness to get us through the day.

I don’t always need a big inspirational speech to brighten my mood. Sometimes, a lively quote is all it takes.

And as we start a new year with new challenges and a clean slate, I thought I’d pass along some of my favorite uplifting quotes to give you what you need to tackle the day.

Motivational, Happy and Uplifting Quotes

Here are some uplifting quotes you can keep nearby for when you need them the most.

“Don’t give up! I believe in you all! A person’s a person, no matter how small!”

“Happiness often sneaks through a door you didn’t know you left open.”

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.”

“It’s going to be hard, but hard doesn’t mean impossible.”

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

“When life gives you a hundred reasons to break down and cry, show life that you have a million reasons to smile and laugh. Stay strong.”

“Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.”

“Today is a new day. Even if you were wrong yesterday, you can get it right today.”

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”

Uplifting Quotes

“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining nearby.”

“You are the author of your own story. If you don’t like where this chapter is going, it’s okay to start a new one.”

Uplifting Quotes

“Do more of what makes you happy.”

Uplifting Quotes

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”

“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

Uplifting Quotes

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

Uplifting Quotes

“Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you.”

Uplifting Quotes

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

“Be proud of who you are. Not ashamed of how someone else sees you.”

Uplifting Quotes

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.”

Keep this blog of uplifting quotes nearby on days when you need that extra pick-me-up.

And be sure to share it with someone who may need it as well!

From my home to yours,


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