50 Inspirational Quotes to Get You Through the Morning

If that second cup of coffee doesn't do it for you, these inspiring words from authors, entrepreneurs, and other successful folks will put some pep in your step.

Great expectations

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Always believe something wonderful is about to happen." —Unknown

Stars on the rise

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." —Confucius

To thine own self be true

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"Today you are you. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you!" —Dr. Seuss

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Investing in what's to come

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." —Ralph Marston

Failure is a stepping stone

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"Don't be afraid to fail; it's proof you'll soon be successful." —Barbara Corcoran

Patience pays off

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"Two things define you: 1. Your patience when you have nothing. 2. Your attitude when you have everything." —Imam Ali (Here are easy tricks to become more patient.)

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Just take the first step

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "A year from now, you may wish you had started today." —Karen Lamb

What are you waiting for?

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." —Mark Twain

Passion project

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it." —Julia Child (Here are the 10 steps to finding a hobby that you love.)

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It all starts in the a.m.

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to bed with satisfaction." —George Lorimer

Never say never

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The individual who say it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it." —Tricia Cunningham

It's an attitude thing

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it." —Lou Holtz (These 29 positive quotes will help you see the glass half full.)

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Progress begets progress

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Go as far as you can see and you will see further." —Zig Ziglar

Go for the goals

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"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." —Henry David Thoreau

Make it work

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "When someone tells me 'no,' it doesn't mean I can't do it. It just means I can't do it with them." —Karen E. Quinones Miller

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The sun will come out...

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Light tomorrow with today." —Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Have a dream

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs." —Farrah Gray

Never mind the clock

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish. The time will pass anyway." —Earl Nightingale

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Just do it

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"Someday is not a day of the week." —Denise Brennan-Nelson

When it's OK to be OCD

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated." —Russel Warren

Find your flow

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work." —Richard Bach

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Work it

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "I find that the harder I work, the less I call it work." —Thomas Jefferson

Find the love

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." —Steve Jobs

All in a day

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Don't count the days. Make the days count." —Muhammad Ali

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Find your direction

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." —Will Rogers

Play your hand

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "You can decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward or you can spend it putting out fires." —Tony Morgan

Be the artist

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Make today your masterpiece." —John Wooden

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Do the math

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"Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out." —Robert Collier

Be the architect

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." —Jim Rohn

Be daring

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Success only comes to those who dare to attempt." —Mallika Tripathi

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Setback or stepping stone?

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success." —Dale Carnegie

Get inspired

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "I would rather die of passion than of boredom." —Vincent Van Gogh

Like a butterfly

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"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." —E.E. Cummings

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Try and try again

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work." —Thomas Edison

Jedi wisdom

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try."—Yoda

Watch the trailer

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions." —Albert Einstein

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Befriend yourself

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"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it." —Maya Angelou

No permission slip needed

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The question isn't who is going to let me. It's who is going to stop me." —Ayn Rand

Find your strength

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. What a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without even seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable." —Socrates

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Take the first step

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them." —Orison Swett Marden

Dream big

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream and how you handle disappointment along the way." —Robert Kiyosaki

Aim high

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success." —James Cameron

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Do what you love

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Don't aim for success if you want it. Just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally." —David Frost

Go with grace

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"Courage is grace under pressure." —Ernest Hemingway

Life's purpose

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." —Mark Twain

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#Goals

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them." —Michael Jordan

Stick with it

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "If you're not stubborn, you'll give up on experiments too soon. And if you're not flexible, you'll pound your head against the wall and you won't see a different solution to a problem you're trying to solve." —Jeff Bezos

What's failure?

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." —Coco Chanel

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Just keep swimming

Inspirational-Quotes-to-Get-You-Through-the-MorningTatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,yanabear/Shutterstock "The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting." —Walt Disney

Grab an umbrella

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"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." —Dolly Parton

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