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 Harriet Martineau

motivational quote: Leisure, some degree of it, is necessary to the health of every man’s spirit.  - Harriet Martineau - 1802-1876, Writer

Quote of the day by Marianne Williamson

motivational quote: Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.  - Marianne Williamson - Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by William Thomson

motivational quote: When you are face to face with a difficulty, you are up against a discovery.  - William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin - 1824-1907, Physicist

Quote of the day by Epictetus

motivational quote: The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.  - Epictetus - 55AD-135AD, Philosopher

Quote of the day by Dale Carnegie

motivational quote: Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. - Dale Carnegie - 1888-1955, Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Anais Nin

motivational quote: And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.  - Anais Nin - 1903-1977, Author

Quote of the day by William James

motivational quote: When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.  - William James - 1842-1910, Philosopher and Psychologist

Quote of the day by Benjamin Disraeli

motivational quote: Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.  - Benjamin Disraeli - 1804-1881, Former British Prime Minister

Quote of the day by Jonathan Lockwood Huie

motivational quote: The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow.  - Jonathan Lockwood Huie - Author

Quote of the day by Zig Ziglar

motivational quote: Put all your excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.  - Zig Ziglar - 1926-2012, Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Vince Lombardi

motivational quote: If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.  - Vince Lombardi - 1913-1970, Football Player and Coach

Quote of the day by Ralph Waldo Emerson

motivational quote: Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1803-1882, Essayist, Lecturer, and Poet

Quote of the day by Christine Feehan

motivational quote: Life gives us choices... you either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.  - Christine Feehan - Novelist

Quote of the day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

motivational quote: He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1807-1882, Poet and Educator

Quote of the day by John O'Donohue

motivational quote: When someone encourages you, that person helps you over a threshold you might otherwise never have crossed on your own.  - John O'Donohue - 1956-2008, Poet and Author

Quote of the day by Taylor Swift

motivational quote: I love having a goal, feeling like I’m on a mission. I love trying to beat what I’ve done so far.  - Taylor Swift - Singer/Songwriter

Quote of the day by Bob Proctor

motivational quote: The only power our problems can have over us is the power we give to them.  - Bob Proctor - Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Richard Bach

motivational quote: You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.  - Richard Bach - Author

Quote of the day by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi

motivational quote: Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.  - Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi - 1207-1273, Persian Poet

Quote of the day by Robert Collier

motivational quote: Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.  - Robert Collier - 1885-1950, Author