28 Funny Motivational Quotes to Make Your Day Awesome

Have you hit a road block in your life and maybe even feel like giving up? Don’t. You. Ever! Here’s a list of the best funny motivational quotes that will lift you up, put a smile on your face and get you moving towards where you want to be!

You need to feel motivated, you need to have a reason to move, to become better version of you every single day.

Motivation Doesn’t Last

Zig Ziglar once said:

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

In that spirit, I decided to cheer you up with some funny quotes that can motivate you and inspire you to make something great out of your life. Here are 28 funny motivational quotes for you to cheer you up and motivate you.

There’s Always Something to Smile About

i am so clever that sometimes i dont understand a single word of what i am saying

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde

“A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory.” – Unknown

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” – Robert Frost

“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh – at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore

“Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else.” – Unknown

Don’t Be Afraid to Make Mistakes – There are None! Think Big!

“If you hit the target every time it’s too near or too big.” – Tom Hirshfield

“Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.” – Erma Bombec

“I’m an idealist, I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Carl Sanburg

Anything Is Possible

Every morning, tell yourself positive, encouraging things, and you’ll soon notice that your mind is beginning to catch up. Remember to mention them in the present tense rather than the future, as the latter gives the impression that they will never occur.

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman

“I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.” –  Uknown

“He who laughs – lasts.” – Mary P. Poole

A Smile Is Free


“Seven days without laughter make one weak.” – Joel Goodman

“When anybody laughs, he has no mind, no thought, no problem, no suffering.” – Sri H. W. L. Poonja

“Laughing, how can you fall asleep? It brings a state of no-mind and no-thought, and does not allow you to fall asleep.” – Osho

Everything Happens for a Reason

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Or perhaps I should say, look for a lesson in everything that occurs. And in that way, there is a reason for it to be occurring because it gives us a chance to develop and learn so that we may advance.

“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

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” – J.C. Penney

“The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing.” – German Proverb

Either You Run the Day or The Day Runs You

Here are some mind-nourishing, mental health-boosting exercises that you can start today and start reaping the benefits immediately.

“If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will.” – John Atkinson

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive it isn’t.” – Richard Bach

“Dogs have owners, cats have staff. Are you a dog or a cat?” – Unknown

Vision Without Action is Daydreaming

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“Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.” – Japanese proverb

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” – Steven Wright

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

How You Feel Is Your Choice

when you reach for the stars you may not quite get them

“Success comes in cans, failure in cant’s.” – Inspirational saying

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra

“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo Burnett

“These motivational tapes have really inspired me! I’m going to make a million dollars, buy my own company and retire early. Then, I’m going to write a novel and a symphony and give all the profits to charity. Then next month, I’ll figure out how to do it.” – Randy Glassberger

“I was thinking one day and I realized that if I just had somebody behind me all the way to motivate me I could make a big difference. Nobody came along like that so I just became that person for myself.” – Inspirational saying

Well, I hope you’re inspired enough. We often have big goals and aspirations, yet we get stuck or have trouble starting. I am aware that reading funny motivational quotes helps me feel inspired when I’m in this situation.

Here are 20 more quotes about passion to keep you going when the going gets tough.

Now it’s time to get up, get moving, and take over the world!

And P.S. Never lose that smile.


About the author


Kimberly is a dreamer who knows when to wake up and take her life into her own hands. She knows what she wants and how to get it. Writing is her passion and she loves being in fashion.


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