Quote of the Day

Motivational Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

 motivational quote: You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You must do the things you think you are unable to do.  Eleanor Roosevelt - 1884-1962 - Former First Lady 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

Quote of the day by Charles Darwin

motivational quote: It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.  - Charles Darwin: English naturalist and geologist

Quote of the day by Stephen Covey

motivational quote: Develop your imagination – you can use it to create in your mind what you hope to create in your life.  - Stephen Covey - 1932-2012, Author and Speaker

Quote of the day by Benjamin Franklin

motivational quote: Well done is better than well said.  - Benjamin Franklin - 1706-1790, Politician, Scientist and Inventor

Quote of the day by Nathaniel Hawthorne

motivational quote: To do nothing is the way to be nothing.  - Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1804-1864, Novelist

Quote of the day by Jack London

motivational quote: Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.  - Jack London - 1876-1916, Author, Journalist, and Activist

Quote of the day by Alan Alda

motivational quote: Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don’t leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.  - Alan Alda - Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Author

Quote of the day by Napoleon Hill

motivational quote: More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.  - Napoleon Hill - 1883-1970, Author

Quote of the day by Thomas Aquinas

motivational quote: To love is to will the good of the other.  - Thomas Aquinas - 1225-1274, Priest and Philosopher

Quote of the day by Roger Staubach

motivational quote: There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.  - Roger Staubach - Former NFL Quarterback

Quote of the day by Leonard Nimoy

motivational quote: When you let me take, I’m grateful. When you let me give, I’m blessed.  - Leonard Nimoy - 1931-2015, Actor and Director

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