75 Funny Motivational Quotes


Even the most ambitious among us struggle sometimes to get motivated. When problems and challenges abound in your life, it takes a lot of determination and motivation to keep going. During such difficult times, we all can make good use of something that quickly motivates us in a powerful manner. When you’re motivated to the teeth, you’ll be able to continuously push your own limits. The right motivation ignites the inner fire within you that keeps you going – no matter how difficult the going gets. A high level of motivation will also help you to never cease striving for true greatness. At the same time, when you’re brimming with motivation, you’ll always push yourself to do whatever it takes until you’ve accomplished your ambitious goals. Even further, who doesn’t love the powerful and inspirational effects of motivational quotes? However, what’s even better than mere quotes that get you motivated are funny quotes that boost your motivation. For this reason, we’ve compiled some of the funniest quotes of all time that are packed with funny motivation for you. Enjoy!

Motivation can make a great difference in life. In fact, it’s the difference between mediocrity and greatness. Your level of motivation will also determine whether or not you’re able to continuously force yourself to do whatever it takes.

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
Jack London

At the same time, getting motivated and maintaining a high level of determination doesn’t have to be a serious undertaking. Quite the contrary, the more joy and fun you associate with motivating yourself, the more powerful will the results be.

Funny motivational quotes

The following funny motivational quotes are both inspiring and humorous.

If you combine motivation with something to laugh about, you’ll get a powerful mixture. That’s why we’ve compiled the following selection of truly funny motivational quotes.

75 Funny Motivational Quotes

Humor can be quite an important asset – especially on your road to success. When you’re able to humorously look back at all your failures and setbacks, you’ll less likely to be discouraged by these past events.

What is so beautiful about funny motivational quotes is that they stem from authors who themselves were confronted with challenges that often seemed larger-than-life. However, they not only found inspiring ways to deal with their problems but they also made some pretty funny observations. So let’s have a look at their funny and inspiring realizations.

Enjoy these hilariously funny motivational quotes


“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.“
Dalai Lama

Funny motivational quotes


“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’til it gets there.“
Josh Billings

Funny motivational quotes


“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.“

Funny motivational quotes


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.“
Thomas A. Edison

Funny motivational quotes


“Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“
Robert Downey Jr.

Funny motivational quotes


“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!“
Audrey Hepburn

Nothing is impossible quote


“If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.“
Donald Trump

If you're going to be thinking you may as well think big quote


“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.“
Kyle Chandler

Opportunity does not knock quote


“Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their heads turned up way too loud to hear it.”
Brian Vaszily

Opportunity is always knocking quote


“Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.“
Tom Lehrer

Life is like a sewer quote


“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.“
Oscar Wilde


“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.“
Pablo Picasso


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.“
Winston Churchill


“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.“
Steve Maraboli


“Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.“
Miguel de Unamuno


“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.“
Arthur C. Clarke


“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… One step at a time.“
Joe Girard


“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.“
Roger Staubach


“Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.“
Napoleon Hill


“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.“
Wayne W. Dyer


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


“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.“
Langston Coleman


“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.“
Robert Benchley


“It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.“
Roy T. Bennett


“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.“
Marilyn Monroe


“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.“
Phyllis Diller


“Life is like the stock market. Some days you’re up. Some days you’re down. And some days you feel like something the bull left behind.“
Paula Wall


“Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen.“


“It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.“
Henry Wadsworth


“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.“
Will Rogers


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.“
Margaret Mead


“Sometimes life knocks you [down]… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.“
Steve Maraboli


“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.“
Mark Twain


“Change is not a four letter word… but often your reaction to it is!“
Jeffrey Gitomer


“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.“


“Goal setting is similar to traveling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its address.“
Thomas Abreu


“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.“
Oscar Wilde


“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.“
A.A. Milne


“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


“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.“
Thomas Eddison


“If you fall, I’ll always be there.“
The Floor


“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


“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.“
Mahatma Gandhi


“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.“
Sam Levenson


“If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?“
George Carlin


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


“Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body.“
Martin Meadows


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


“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.“
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.“
Lily Tomlin


“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.“
Ron White


“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.“
Alice Roosevelt Longworth


“The only time I don’t have any problems in this world is when I am already six feet below the ground.“
James Jason


“I cannot afford to waste my time making money.“
Louis Agassiz


“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.“
John Lennon


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.“
Dr. Seuss


“Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.“
Ellen Degeneres


“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.“
Truman Capote


“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.“
Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes


“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.“
George Bernard Shaw


“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.“
Isaac Asimov


“I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.“
Groucho Marx


“The key to success is not through achievement, but through enthusiasm.“
Malcolm Forbes


“Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.“
Martina Navratilova


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


“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.“
Arthur Schopenhauer


“When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best that is inspiration.“
Robert Bresson


“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.“
Steven Wright


“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.“
Maureen Dowd


“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


“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.“


“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.“
Mark Twain


“I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.“
Louis C.K.”


“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.“
Will Rogers


“Well-behaved women seldom make history.“
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

I hope you enjoyed this collection of funny motivational quotes.

Stay victorious!


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