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Becoming highly motivated and successful doesn’t have to be painfully serious!


Let’s have some fun!

Believing in our future doesn’t have to be scary and change doesn’t have to be painful. I received a request to post some funny motivational quotes, so I went for it.

These quotes are pretty tame, (Around 5 – 10 schools have made me aware that they use my blog as a quote resource) but they will sure make you smile!

On our journey towards personal greatness, it’s important that we laugh at our setbacks, slip-ups, and blunders.
Because plenty more are on the way.

Funny inspirational quotes help us stay focused and stay loose. Have a goal and have fun!

Enjoy these funny motivational quotes to make your journey more pleasurable!


Funny inspirational quotes for work and life


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


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2.) “If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright


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


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


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Funny motivational quotes about life and work

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

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6.) “There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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7.) “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


8.) “Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.” – Langston Coleman


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


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Funny inspirational quotes about life and career

10.) “Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles Schulz

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Funny inspirational quotes about life that will motivate you


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

12.) “Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats.” – Voltaire

13.) “When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard“, I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” – Sydney Harris

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

15.) “The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.” – Robert Frost

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


Funny quotes about friends and love

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

18.) “Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.” – Billie Burke

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

20.) “It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

21.) The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm. – Malcolm Forbes

22.) I cannot afford to waste my time making money. – Louis Agassiz

23.) Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings. – Robert Bloch

24.) If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. – Betty Reese

25.) The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein

26.) Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back. – Oscar Wilde

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


Funny Inspirational quotes for life

28.) My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. – Dave Barry

29.) People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. – A.A. Milne

30.) It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. – Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes

31.) Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. – Mae West

32.) Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison

33.) You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. – Jack London

34.) 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

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35.) A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure. – Unknown

36.) Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. – Mark Twain

37.) Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it. – Tom Lehrer

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

39.) Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. – Truman Capote

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

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41.) 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

42.) I have a simple philosophy: Fill what is empty. Empty what is full. Scratch where it itches. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

43.) 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

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

45.) Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. – Franklin P. Jones

46.) “You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.”  Woody Allen

47.) “The more you weigh, the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake.”

48.) Dear life, when I said: “Can my day get any worse?” It was rhetorical, not a challenge.

49.) Cleaning up is just putting stuff in less obvious places.

50.) It amazes me how much exercise and extra fires sound alike.

51.) I want to be like a caterpillar. Eat a lot. Sleep for a while. Wake up beautiful.

52.) In m defense, I was left unsupervised.

53.) Taking naps sounds so childish. I prefer to call them horizontal life pauses.

54.) I walk around like everything is fine. But deep down, inside my show, my sock is sliding off.

55.) It’s called Karma, and it’s pronounced, “Haha, f*** you “.

56.) If we’re not meant to have midnight snacks, why is there a light in the fridge?

57.) I think my guardian angle drinks.

58.) So it turns out that being an adult is really just Googling how to do stuff.

59.) I don’t think there will be enough coffee or middle fingers for this Monday.

60.) Don’t give up on your dreams. Keep sleeping!


Laughter Is Good for Your Brain – Ellen DeGeneres

Which humorous and funny quotes were your favorite? What other funny motivational quotes about life would you add to the list?

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