Funny Motivational Quotes

55 Funny Motivational Quotes

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” Bette Midler

Funny Motivational Quotes

Looking for funny motivational quotes? You’ve come to the right place! Discover our incredible list of funny sayings and wise words that are bound to put a smile on your face.

1“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.”

Joe Girard

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

Zig Ziglar

3“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.”

Lily Tomlin

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

Oscar Wilde

5“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”

Winnie the Pooh

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

Tom Lehrer

7“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?”

Steven Wright

8“Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.”

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

Jeffrey Gitomer

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

Dalai Lama

11“Bad decisions make good stories.”

Ellis Vidler

12“I’ll probably never fully become what I wanted to be when I grew up, but that’s probably because I wanted to be a ninja princess.”

Cassandra Duffy

13“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.”

Cathy Guisewite

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

Mark Twain

15“Well-behaved women seldom make history.”

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

18“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.”

Charles Schulz

19“Think like a proton. Always positive.”

20“Be happy – it drives people crazy.”

21“Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s more like a cha-cha.”

Robert Brault

22“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

Robin Williams

23“I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms”

Michael Scott

24“If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.”

Elvis Presley

25“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”

Will Rogers

26“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

27“It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips.”

Fred Allen

Funny Motivational Quotes For Kids

Adults are not the only ones struggling to find motivation and inspiration. Kids nowadays are under immense pressure so we have decided to collect a series of funny motivational quotes for kids to help encourage them. 

28“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.”

John Wooden

29“I think I can. I know I can.”

30“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.”


31“Money won’t make you happy … but everybody wants to find out for themselves.”

Zig Ziglar

32“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

33“I know worrying works, because none of the stuff I worried about ever happened.”

Will Rogers

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

Thomas Eddison

35“We all can dance when we find music we love.”

Giles Andreae

36“Never waste a minute thinking of anyone you don’t like.”


37“There is a voice inside of you, that whispers all day long, I feel this is right for me, or I know that this is wrong.”

38“Make each day your masterpiece.”

John Wooden

39“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Mahatma Gandhi

40“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

Dr. Seuss

41“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”

H. Jackson Brown

42“Be silly, be honest, be kind.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

43“No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.”

Wolfgang Riebe

44“Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher.”

Oprah Winfrey

45“You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

Dr. Seuss

46“When you know better you do better.”

Maya Angelou

47“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

Theodore Roosevelt

48“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ”

Albert Einstein

49“Anything is possible. Anything can be.”

Shel Silverstein

50“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before. ”

Bonnie Blair

51“You always pass failure on the way to success.”

Mickey Rooney

52“Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.”

Jim Rohn

53“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

Margaret Mead

54“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Seuss

55“Being kind is never wasted.”