217+ Funny Motivational Quotes to Inspire You With A Smile

To overcome procrastination, we need to increase motivation and determination to keep going. But, it doesn’t have to be hard, we can have fun along the way! Best funny motivational quotes will help us stay focused and stay loose while making us laugh.

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Funny Motivational Quotes

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

Life is too short to be serious all the time. So, if you can’t laugh at yourself, Call me….I’ll laugh at you.

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

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard

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

The only time I feel light-hearted is when I’m in a plane at 33,000 feet. Robert Rivers

Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours. Frank Moore Colby

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

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

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck. Elvis Presley

The more you weigh, the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake.

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

If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you. Steven Wright

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

Dear life, when I said: ‘Can my day get any worse?’ It was rhetorical, not a challenge.

When you have failed at being nice, you’ve actually succeeded in being mean. Success is everywhere if you know where to look for it. Katina Ferguson

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

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

I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself. Leslie Knope

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. Margaret Mead

The process of learning is a nonstop orgy of wonderment. Lev Grossman

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

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People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. Winnie the Pooh

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

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. Franklin P. Jones

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

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

Keep your tears in your eyes where they belong. Ron Swanson

There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Aspire to inspire before we expire. Eugene Bell Jr.

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

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

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

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

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When you pray be careful of how you respond to what you get. I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. Don’t complain about the mud! Hyacinth Mottley

Short Funny Motivational Quotes

I know worrying works, because none of the stuff I worried about ever happened. Will Rogers

There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it. Mindy Kaling

t’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack. Germany Kent

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

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

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

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

The dumbest people I know are those who know it all. Malcolm Forbes

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

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

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I enjoy growing older and wiser and learning from my mistakes every single day. Ellen DeGeneres

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell

Bad decisions make good stories. Ellis Vidler

See the world like a big wardrobe. Everybody has his own costume. There is only one that fits you perfectly. George Harris

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. Alan Dundes

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a gossip. Richard Steele

If you reach for a star, you might not get one. But you won’t come up with a hand full of mud either. Leo Burnett

Funny Motivational Quotes To Start The Day

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day. Glen Cook

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

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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

Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats. Voltaire

I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, “aw s***, he’s up! Steve Maraboli

If you don’t have wrinkles, you haven’t laughed enough. Phyllis Diller

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

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

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When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye. Cathy Guisewite

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’ Sydney Harris

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. Steve Martin

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

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

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A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory. Mark Twain

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

A good time for laughing is when you can. Jessamyn West

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

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

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

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Mark Twain

I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed. Robert Frost

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

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

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It is bad to suppress laughter. It goes back down and spreads to your hips. Fred Allen

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

Whenever I’m about to do something, I think ‘Would an idiot do that?’ Dwight Schrute

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

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

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The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand.

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

When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important. Bill Shoemaker

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

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. Robin Williams

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I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. Bill Gates

No man goes before his time—unless the boss leaves early. Groucho Marx

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the real greats make you feel that you, too, can be great. Mark Twain

It’s a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can’t eat for eight hours; he can’t drink for eight hours; he can’t make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work. William Faulkner

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte

It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. Muhammad Ali

Friday makes Monday worth it. Andy Atticus

Music always sounds better on Friday. Lou Brutus

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

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

I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise, and I have worms. Michael Scott

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

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

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

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

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Live each day like it’s your second to the last. That way you can fall asleep at night. Jason Love

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. Terry Pratchett

The only place where your dreams become impossible is in your own thinking. Robert H Shuller

Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese. Billie Burke

A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.

Trying is the first step toward failure. Homer Simpson

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

A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction. Justin Sewell

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

It could be that your purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others. Ashleigh Brilliant

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

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

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

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 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

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

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

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt

Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.

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

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. Helen Rowland

The light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off due to budget cuts.

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

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

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

Be happy – it drives people crazy.

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

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.

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

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

Dreams are like rainbows. Only idiots chase them.

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water.

Hating people is like burning down your own home to get rid of a rat. Harry Emerson Fosdick

Funny Encouraging Quotes

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

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

You can’t shine like a diamond, if you not willing to get cut like a diamond! Eric Thomas

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

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. Stephen King

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. Mitch Hedberg

You must pay for your sins. If you have already paid, please ignore this notice. Sam Levenson

It’s okay to look at the past and the future. Just don’t stare. Lisa Lieberman-Wang

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. Mark Twain

Every tattoo is temporary, because we’re all slowly dying.

I have to be successful because I like expensive things. Lisa Lieberman-Wang

I am blessed with a funny gene that makes me enjoy life. Karan Patel

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom. Terry Pratchett

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept. George Carlin

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein

I figured something out. The future is unpredictable. John Green

The best things in life are actually really expensive.

Think like a proton. Always positive.

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. Reba McEntire

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

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. Frank Zappa

I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched. Edgar Allan Poe

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! Dr. Seuss

Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could. Charles J. Sykes

Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television. Woody Allen

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know. W. H. Auden

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

Happiness is just sadness that hasn’t happened yet.

Be happy  –  it drives people crazy.

People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing. Will Rogers

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.

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else.

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

I refuse to entertain negativity. Life is too big and time is too short to get caught up in empty drama.