Ten inspirational quotes that help keep me motivated and inspired!

Sometimes, everything about life is going perfectly well. You’re on top of the moon and buzzing with energy and then you’re not anymore. You’re overcome with guilt and worry and stress. You’re suddenly unsure of yourself and you have lost your ability to focus on everything that matters. My usual go-to in times like those is a nice cold glass of white wine. However, eight months into my pregnancy and I’ve learnt a few coping mechanisms that don’t involve plying myself with yummy alcoholic beverages. If deep breathing isn’t your thing, try dancing around the room to loud music.

Alternatively, read some inspirational quotes that will help get you back on track and feeling like you can handle the world and ready to achieve all those goals and make a huge success of things (okay so maybe that’s asking too much of a few quotes but it’s worth a try).

When you’re ready to feel like You’ve Got This… keep this list in mind!

Ten inspirational quotes that help keep me motivated and inspired! Tyranny of Pink



  • We can always choose to perceive things differently. We can focus on what’s wrong in our life, or we can focus on what’s right. – Marianne Williamson



  • Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover. – Mark Twain



  • I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen CoveyTen inspirational quotes that help keep me motivated and inspired! Tyranny of Pink



  • Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Francis of Assisi


  • Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry FordTen inspirational quotes that help keep me motivated and inspired! Tyranny of Pink



  • Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn



  • I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan



  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed-door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller


Ten inspirational quotes that help keep me motivated and inspired! Tyranny of Pink


  • If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” –  Martin Luther King, Jr.



  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu




I hope that somewhere in this list are words that light a fire under your ass and make you realise that no one is perfect and everyone needs a little inspiration every now and then. What matters isn’t how many times you fall down but that you always get back up!

[bctt tweet=”You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing, and falling over. – R Branson “]

Jonelle |Tyranny of Pink




  • August Roudup and Linky - South African Mom Blogs
    23rd October 2015

    […] Jonelle has Ten Inspirational Quotes that Help Keep me Motivated and Inspired! […]

  • Rich Kraemer
    11th September 2015

    A well put together list. I’ll have to add a few of these to my favorites…

    • TyrannyofPink
      Rich Kraemer
      15th September 2015

      I’d love you to see it. Make your list and link across to mine! Or just post them right here 🙂

  • Fabiola
    11th September 2015

    Great quotes! I love to have a bunch of inspirational quotes so I can refer to them whenever I need a boost 🙂

  • Amanda Nel
    10th September 2015

    Nice inspiration Jonelle!!

  • HyperHypoMama
    10th September 2015

    The Steven Covey quote is one of my favorites. Thanks for the boost of motivation! 🙂

  • Mrs. Ipockolypse
    10th September 2015

    These are all lovely!

    • TyrannyofPink
      Mrs. Ipockolypse
      28th September 2015

      Thank you so much – I can’t resist a good inspirational quote 🙂

  • Jadie Jones
    27th August 2015

    Number 5 and number 9 … just what I needed today! Thank you

    • TyrannyofPink
      Jadie Jones
      28th August 2015

      I’m so glad Jadie <3

      Just one step in front of the other one and eventually you'll find yourself where you need to be!


  • BrightDreamerz
    26th August 2015

    Lovely post xx

    Daizy xx

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