85 Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings To Inspire You

Here is a collection of Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings that will inspire you.

Combining enjoyment with hard work can inspire people to strive for success and the use of funny motivational quotes can spark this.

In this post, you will find humorous yet insightful quotes from notable figures, such as Yoda from Star Wars, reminding us that there’s no harm in trying.

Humor not only lightens the mood but also gives us a unique perspective on our ambitions.


It teaches us to laugh and take risks in the face of obstacles. While we can’t control everything, a cheerful attitude can make the journey more enjoyable.

The article encourages sharing favorite funny motivational quotes to spread humor and inspiration.

Best Funny Motivational Quotes

The best advice I’ve ever received is, ‘No one else knows what they’re doing either.’ ~ Ricky Gervais.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Edison.

Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. ~ Dale Carnegie.


A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure. ~ Unknown.

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive it isn’t. ~ Richard Bach.


I am an early bird and a night owl… so I am wise and I have worms. ~ Michael Scott.

So long as your desire to explore is greater than your desire to not screw up, you’re on the right track. ~ Ed Helms.

Never look back. If Cinderella had looked back and picked up the shoe, she would have never found her prince. ~ Selena Gomez.


If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Edison.

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats. ~ Voltaire.

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example. ~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld.


All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. ~ Mark Twain.

Be happy, it drives people crazy. ~ Paulo Coelho.

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ~ George Bernard Shaw.


Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s more like a cha-cha. ~ Robert Brault.

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~ Kyle Chandler.

I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book. ~ Groucho Marx.


Change is not a four letter word… but often your reaction to it is! ~ Jeffrey Gitomer.

Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. ~ Charles Schulz.

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everybody else. ~ Anonymous.


People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. ~ Winnie the Pooh.

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. ~ Bill Watterson.

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific. ~ Lily Tomlin.

The process of learning is a nonstop orgy of wonderment. ~ Lev Grossman.

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Top Funny Motivational Quotes

I would rather fail in a cause that would ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that would ultimately fail. ~ Woodrow Wilson.


The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm. ~ Malcolm Forbes.

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. ~ Robert Frost.

Bad decisions make good stories. ~ Ellis Vidler.

Aspire to inspire before we expire. ~ Eugene Bell Jr.


Work until your bank account looks like a phone number. ~ Unknown.

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~ Walt Disney Company.

When you have failed at being nice, you’ve actually succeeded in being mean. Success is everywhere if you know where to look for it. ~ Katina Ferguson.

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. ~ Robert Frost.

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. ~ Vince Lombardi.


Ambition is not a vice of little people. ~ Montaigne.

My advice is not to wait to be struck by an idea. If you’re a writer, you sit down and damn well decide to have an idea. That’s the way to get an idea. ~ Andy Rooney.

If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck. ~ Elvis Presley.

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. ~ Helen Rowland.

Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart. ~ Erma Bombeck.

Famous Funny Motivational Quotes

The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me. ~ Ayn Rand.


Ambition is like a treadmill…you no sooner get to the end of it then you begin again. ~ Josh Billings.

It could be that your purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant.

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what? ~ Sydney Harris.

Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it. ~ Tom Lehrer.

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. ~ Maureen Dowd.


Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent. ~ Langston Coleman.

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. ~ Dalai Lama.

Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their heads turned up way too loud to hear it. ~ Brian Vaszily.

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~ Robin Williams.

Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes. ~ Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach.

Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood. ~ Bill Murray.


The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time. ~ Joe Girard.

Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. ~ Elias Canetti.

If laughter is the best medicine, let’s OD together. ~ Michael P. Clutton.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible! ~ Audrey Hepburn.

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary. ~ Uta Hagen.


The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces. ~ Will Rogers.

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. ~ Zig Ziglar.

Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. ~ Anthony Robbins.

I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt. ~ Charles Horace Mayo.

When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye. ~ Cathy Guisewite.

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. ~ Benjamin Franklin.


You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. ~ Jack London.

Life is like the stock market. Some days you’re up. Some days you’re down. And some days you feel like something the bull left behind. ~ Paula Wall.

When you pray, be careful of how you respond to what you get. I read somewhere that if you pray for rain. Don’t complain about the mud! ~ Hyacinth Mottley.

Must-Read Funny Motivational Quotes

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. ~ Winston Churchill.

To me, success is merely the process of fulfilling your own hopes and dreams – not by the standards set by society – but by the standards set by me. ~ George Pataki.


If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. ~ Yogi Berra.

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous. ~ Robert Benchley.

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. ~ Betty Reese.

Goal setting is similar to travelling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its address. ~ Thomas Abreu.

Don’t do what you want. Do what you don’t want. Do what you’re trained not to want. Do the things that scare you the most. ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~ Mark Twain.


You can’t have everything. Where would you put it? ~ Steven Wright.

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. ~ Franklin P. Jones.

To succeed in life you need three things: A wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone. ~ Reba McEntire.

Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. ~ Dorothy Parker.

The only time I don’t have any problems in this world is when I am already six feet below the ground. ~ James Jason.


I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. ~ Oscar Wilde.

I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. ~ Ron White.

Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body. ~ Martin Meadows.

I enjoy growing older and wiser and learning from my mistakes every single day. ~ Ellen DeGeneres.

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