Quote of the Day


Motivational Quote by Leo Tolstoy

 motivational quote: Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.  Leo Tolstoy - 1828-1910 - Russian Writer

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


Quote of the day by Michel de Montaigne

motivational quote: The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.  - Michel de Montaigne - 1533-1592, Philosopher

Quote of the day by Steve Jobs

motivational quote: Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on.  - Steve Jobs - 1955-2011, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Apple

Quote of the day by Ursula K. Le Guin

motivational quote: To see a candle’s light, one must take it into a dark place.  - Ursula K. Le Guin - Author

Quote of the day by Billy Joel

motivational quote: If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time. - Billy Joel - Singer/Songwriter

Quote of the day by Yogi Berra

motivational quote: If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.  - Yogi Berra - Retired Baseball Player, Manager, and Coach

Quote of the day by Pete Seeger

motivational quote: The key to the future of the world is finding the optimistic stories and letting them be known. - Pete Seeger - 1919-2014, Singer and Activist

Quote of the day by Benjamin Spock

motivational quote: The loving person makes other people feel good, and he is usually a happy person himself.  - Benjamin Spock - 1903-1998, Pediatrician and Author

Quote of the day by Willie Nelson

motivational quote: You’ll never get ahead by blaming your problems on other people.  - Willie Nelson - Singer/Songwriter

Quote of the day by Marcus Aurelius

motivational quote: Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.  - Marcus Aurelius - 121-180, Roman Emperor

Quote of the day by Julia Cameron

motivational quote: Never ask whether you can do something. Say instead that you are going to do it, then fasten your seat belt. - Julia Cameron - Author, Artist, Filmmaker, and Composer

Quote of the day by Gloria Steinem

motivational quote: There are many more people trying to meet the right person than to become the right person.  - Gloria Steinem - Journalist and Author

Quote of the day by Erich Fromm

motivational quote: Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.  - Erich Fromm - 1900-1980, Psychologist

Quote of the day by William Jennings Bryan

motivational quote: Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.  - William Jennings Bryan - 1860-1925, Politician

Quote of the day by Albert Einstein

motivational quote: Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.  - Albert Einstein - 1879-1955, Theoretical Physicist

Quote of the day by Douglas Adams

motivational quote: If you don’t change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?  - Douglas Adams - 1952-2001, Writer, Humorist, and Dramatist

Quote of the day by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

motivational quote: What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.  - Gabriel Garcia Marquez - 1927-2014, Novelist, Screenwriter, and Journalist

Quote of the day by Steve Maraboli

motivational quote: Your life is a print-out of your thoughts.  - Steve Maraboli - Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Thich Nhat Hanh

motivational quote: Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.  - Thich Nhat Hanh - Buddhist Monk, Author, and Activist

Quote of the day by Vironika Tugaleva

motivational quote: Beautiful isn’t something you become. It’s something you realize you are.  - Vironika Tugaleva - Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Seth Godin

motivational quote: How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable.  - Seth Godin - Author and Speaker