Quote of the Day

Motivational Quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt

 motivational quote: A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.  Franklin D. Roosevelt - 1882-1945 - 32nd President of the United States

It’s amazing how an uplifting quote or inspirational story can completely change your day, and sometimes your life. One quote that touches your heart or reminds you of your dreams can inspire steps that would otherwise remain untaken and stir new perspectives on life and possibilities.

Insight of the Day was created to spread inspiration through something small, on a large scale. Though there are a ton of different ‘quote websites’, on this page you’ll always find a wealth of inspiring, motivating and insightful quotes – thoughtfully chosen with you and your dreams in mind.

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Daily Quotes

Motivational Quote by Leonard Cohen

 motivational quote: Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.
Leonard Cohen – 1934-2016, Singer/Songwriter

Motivational Quote by Martin Kornfeld

 motivational quote: If we all do one random act of kindness daily we just might set the world in the right direction.
Martin Kornfeld - Author

Motivational Quote by Richard Bach

 motivational quote: The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
Richard Bach – Author

Motivational Quote by Patricia Neal

 motivational quote: A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
Patricia Neal – 1926-2010, Actress

Motivational Quote by Mahatma Gandhi

 motivational quote: Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer them with love.
Mahatma Gandhi – 1869-1948, Indian Activist

Motivational Quote by Emory Austin

 motivational quote: Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.
Emory Austin - Speaker

Motivational Quote by Wayne Dyer

 motivational quote: When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.
Wayne Dyer – 1940-2015, Author and Speaker

Motivational Quote by Charles C. Noble

 motivational quote: You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures.
Charles C. Noble – 1916-2003, Engineer

Motivational Quote by Harvey Mackay

 motivational quote: Optimists are right. Pessimists are right. It’s up to you to choose which you will be.
Harvey Mackay – Author and Syndicated Columnist

Motivational Quote by Ray Kroc

 motivational quote: The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
Ray Kroc – 1902-1984, Entrepreneur

Motivational Quote by Marjorie Pay Hinckley

 motivational quote: The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley - Author

Motivational Quote by Voltaire

 motivational quote: Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Voltaire – 1694-1778, Writer and Philosopher

Motivational Quote by Roberto Benigni

 motivational quote: It’s a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation.
Roberto Benigni – Actor, Comedian, and Director

Motivational Quote by Vin Diesel

 motivational quote: Being male is a matter of birth.  Being a man is a matter of age.  But being a gentleman is a matter of choice.
Vin Diesel - Actor

Motivational Quote by Alice Walker

 motivational quote: ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
Alice Walker – Novelist, Poet, and Activist

Motivational Quote by Walt Disney

 motivational quote: The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney – 1901-1966, Entrepreneur, Animator, and Film Producer

Motivational Quote by Aldous Huxley

 motivational quote: There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Aldous Huxley – 1894-1963, Writer and Philosopher

Motivational Quote by Indira Gandhi

 motivational quote: You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi – 1917-1984, Prime Minister of India

Motivational Quote by Katherine Ponder

 motivational quote: Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.
Katherine Ponder - Author

Motivational Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

 motivational quote: A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson – 1803-1882, Essayist