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


Daily Insight by Mary Lou Retton

Daily Insight: Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.
 - Mary Lou Retton - Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist

Inspirational quotation from Elizabeth Harrison

Daily Quote: Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize. - Elizabeth Harrison - 1849-1927, Educator

Daily Motivational Quote by Horace Mann

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. - Horace Mann - 1796-1859, Education Reformer and Politician

Daily Quote from Michael Josephson

Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey. - Michael Josephson - Speaker and Former Law Professor

Daily Quote by Samuel Goldwyn

I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on. - Samuel Goldwyn - 1879-1974, Film Producer

Quote of the day by Napoleon Hill

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you’re ready or not, to put this plan into action. - Napoleon Hill - 1883-1970, Author of Think and Grow Rich

Daily inspirational quote from Gandhi

Inspirational quote: You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi - 1869-1948, Led India to Independence

Success quote from Barbara Cage

Motivational quote: Always…Unconditionally…Follow your heart. Understand that persistence, hard work, and determination are the keys to success. - Barbara Cage - Poet

Motivational Quote of the day by Norman Vincent Peale

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.- Norman Vincent Peale - 1898-1993, Minister and Author

Daily quotation from Ruth Benedict

In this world everything changes except good deeds and bad deeds; these follow you as the shadow follows the body. - Ruth Benedict - 1887-1948, Anthropologist

Today's motivational quotation from William Jennings Bryan

The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. - William Jennings Bryan - 1860-1925, Politician

Motivation from Ann Landers

Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies. - Esther Lederer – (Better known as Ann Landers) - 1918-2002, Advice Columnist

Daily Insight from Sonia Ricotti

Anytime you blame others and complain about your situation, you are choosing to be a victim. By playing the victim role you are putting yourself in an ineffective and weak position. It is virtually impossible to allow incredible miracles to enter your life when you choose to remain in this negative mental state. - Sonia Ricotti - Author and Speaker

Life Quote from Dan Millman

Be present – it is the only moment that matters. - Dan Millman - Author of Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

Life Quote from Gerard Way

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections. - Gerard Way - Musician

Motivational Quote from Rosa Parks

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. - Rosa Parks - 1913-2005, Civil Rights Activist

Inspirational Quote from Marianne Williamson

inspirational daily quote: As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Inspirational Quote from Jim Rohn

inspirational daily quote: There is no better opportunity to receive more than to be thankful for what you already have. Thanksgiving opens the windows of opportunity for ideas to flow your way

Life Quote from Sonia Choquette

life daily quote: Your own words are the bricks and mortar of the dreams you want to realize. Your words are the greatest power you have. The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.

Life Quote from Eckhart Tolle

life daily quote: Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance