78+ Best Insightful Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational insightful quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Insightful Quotes

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Malala Yousafzai

Passion is passion. It’s the excitement between the tedious spaces, and it doesn’t matter where it’s directed. It can be coins or sports or politics or horses or music or faith the saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all. Nicholas Sparks

At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you’re living your life doesn’t matter. What matters is whether you’re comfortable with it. Dr. Phil

Friends are the family you choose. Jess C Scott

People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life. Carrie Ann Moss

I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all. Kurt Vonnegut

For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end. Michelle Obama

You once told me that the human eye is god’s loneliest creation. How so much of the world passes through the pupil and still it holds nothing. The eye, alone in its socket, doesn’t even know there’s another one, just like it, an inch away, just as hungry, as empty. Ocean Vuong

Spread love everywhere you go. Mother Teresa

Women should be respected as well! Generally speaking, men are held in great esteem in all parts of the world, so why shouldn’t women have their share? Soldiers and war heroes are honored and commemorated, explorers are granted immortal fame, martyrs are revered, but how many people look upon women too as soldiers? Women, who struggle and suffer pain to ensure the continuation of the human race, make much tougher and more courageous soldiers than all those big mouthed freedom fighting heroes put together! Anne Frank

Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on. Lady Gaga

I was, but then I realized that I was holding on to something that didn’t exist anymore. That the person I missed didn’t exist anymore. People change. The things we like and dislike change. And we can wish they couldn’t all day long but that never works. Sarah Ockler

If you make your internal life a priority, then everything else you need on the outside will be given to you and it will be extremely clear what the next step is. Gabrielle Bernstein

Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth. Love is as love does. Love is an act of will namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love. M. Scott Peck

You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. Mandy Hale

There’s no such thing as perfect writing, just like there’s no such thing as perfect despair. Haruki Murakami

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I used to think the world was broken down by tribes, I said. By Black and White. By Indian and White. But I know this isn’t true. The world is only broken into two tribes the people who are assholes and the people who are not. Sherman Alexie

I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time. Brene Brown

Life is a long lesson in humility. J.M. Barrie

I’m going to be gone one day, and I have to accept that tomorrow isn’t promised. Am I ok with how I’m living today? It’s the only thing I can help. If I didn’t have another one, what have I done with all my todays? Am I doing a good job? Hayley Williams

Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

It’s about how you’re like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you’re looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That’s why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond. Susane Colasanti

Belief creates the actual fact. William James

We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on. Richard P. Feynman

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams

A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it. Zora Neale Hurston

I’m not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that. Ava DuVernay

The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program. And if we become extinct because we don’t have a space program, it’ll serve us right! Larry Niven

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle

I just looked at the pattern of my life, decided I didn’t like it, and changed. David Sedaris

Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness. Marie Forleo

Chance favors the connected mind. Steven Johnson

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away. Nancy Mitford

Weaknesses are just strengths in the wrong environment. Marianne Cantwell

People don’t realize how much they are in the grip of ideas. We live among ideas much more than we live in nature. Saul Bellow

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald

We always find something, eh Didi, to let us think we exist? Samuel Beckett

Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me. Marlee Matlin

You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi

Here then at long last is my darkness. No cry of light, no glimmer, not even the faintest shard of hope to break free across the hold. Mark Z. Danielewski

Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen that stillness becomes a radiance. Morgan Freeman

I joined the army to avenge the deaths of my family and to survive, but I’ve come to learn that if I am going to take revenge, in that process I will kill another person whose family will want revenge; then revenge and revenge and revenge will never come to an end. Ishmael Beah

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! Anne Frank

It’s hard to be nice when the rest of the world is so mean. Sarah Dessen

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale

I have never met the man I could despair of after discerning what lies in me apart from the grace of God. Oswald Chambers

I care about decency and humanity and kindness. Kindness today is an act of rebellion. Pink

The world is not magic and that’s the most magical thing about it. Sean Carroll

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. Roald Dahl

Some people avoid thinking deeply in public, only because they are afraid of coming across as suicidal. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

At that moment, he was meaner and madder than he’d ever been, but mainly at himself, which is the worst kind of mean and mad to be, because the only thing to do about it is to take it out on someone else. Victoria Forester

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

Anya looked upon Nin admirably. Having him as a partner in crime if only on this one occasion, which she hoped would only be the start of something more was more revitalizing than the cheap thrills of a cookie cutter shallow, superficial romance, where the top priority was how beautiful a person was on the outside. Jess C Scott

Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come. Ellen DeGeneres

If you believe something will make the world better, then it’s always worth a try, even if you fail. Sierra St. James

Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Leave your excuses and live your dreams! Paul F. Davis

Wake up determined, go to bed satisfied. Dwayne Johnson

It is obvious that art cannot teach anyone anything, since in four thousand years humanity has learnt nothing at all. Andrei Tarkovsky

Nobody built like you, you design yourself. Jay Z

Your pain made you strong. It made you passionate and alive. It made us both who we are.  Cade Cora Carmack

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

A bit of theory as we settle down for lunch the waiter’s treatment of Kitty is actually a kind of sandwich, with the bottom bread being the bored and slightly effete way he normally acts with customers, the middle being the crazed and abnormal way he feels around this famous nineteen year old girl, and the top bread being his attempt to contain and conceal this alien middle layer with some mode of behavior that at least approximates the bottom layer of boredom and effeteness that is his norm. Jennifer Egan

I tell myself, You’ve been through so much, you’ve endured so much, time will allow me to heal, and soon this will be just another memory that made me the strong woman, athlete, and mother I am today. Serena Williams

Living a good life is like flipping pancakes. If you hesitate, it splatters all over the place. Matt Simpson

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is where I place my chaos to rest and awaken my inner peace. Nikki Rowe

Our lives are stories in which we write, direct and star in the leading role. Some chapters are happy while others bring lessons to learn, but we always have the power to be the heroes of our own adventures. Joelle Speranza

I wanted a heaven. And I grew up striving for that world an eternal world that would wash away my temporary misery. Craig Thompson

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein

Since, in the long run, every planetary civilization will be endangered by impacts from space, every surviving civilization is obliged to become spacefaring not because of exploratory or romantic zeal, but for the most practical reason imaginable staying alive. If our long-term survival is at stake, we have a basic responsibility to our species to venture to other worlds. Carl Sagan

Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you. Beyoncé