70 Amazingly Funny Inspirational Quotes


Even the most creative prodigies among us occasionally struggle with a lack of inspiration. When life confronts you with one challenge after the other, it’s quite difficult to remain mentally fresh and energized. During these phases, you may be feeling mentally sluggish, uninspired, and fully depleted of creativity. If you lack inspiration, it’s quite difficult to have the right excitement it takes to strive for greatness. Even worse, without inspiration and motivation, accomplishing your ambitious dreams becomes a lot more difficult.

When you’re feeling as if the last drop of inspiration and creativity has dried up, it’s time for a change. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to quickly boost your inspiration. One of them is to read inspirational quotes. However, what’s even better than merely inspiring quotes are brilliantly funny quotes that help you to increase your inspiration. For this very reason, we’ve created the following collection of absolutely funny inspirational quotes. Let’s face it, life can sometimes be quite mean. It will confront you with larger-than-life obstacles that leave you feeling unmotivated and uninspired. Looking at these situations from a little more humorous perspective can help you to make uncomfortable situations a lot more bearable.

“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” Elbert Hubbard

At the same time, when you’re able to infuse a little humor into challenging situations, you’ll develop the courage and confidence it takes to keep fighting for your dreams. Similarly, when humor allows you to see things in a much brighter light, it’s less likely that you are fearful and afraid about the problems you’re confronted with. This, in turn, helps you to remain calm and to come up with a working solution more quickly.

Interestingly enough, life doesn’t have to be all serious and bleak. In fact, when you’re able to integrate a good dose of humor into your life, it will be a lot more worthwhile. To help you with viewing life from a more humorous perspective, we’ve created the following selection of amazingly funny inspirational quotes. Enjoy!

70 Amazingly Funny Inspirational Quotes

What is interesting about the following quotes is that they stem from authors who have found creative and inspiring ways to deal with difficulties and problems in a humorous way. In fact, their humor has helped them to maintain a positive attitude during pretty challenging times. This, in turn, has helped them to overcome the obstacles a lot more quickly. That’s because optimism and a positive outlook are exactly what are needed to quickly find solutions to great difficulties.

Here are these funny inspirational quotes

1.“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
—Dalai Lama

2.“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
—Jack London

3.“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.”
—Terry Pratchett

4.“If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.”
—Donald Trump

5.“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
—Roger Staubach

6.“Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off and do anything to make it happen.”

7.“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
—Will Rogers

8.“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
—Groucho Marx

9.“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”
—Phyllis Diller

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

11.“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
Douglas Adams

12.“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

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

14.“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”
Winston S. Churchill

15.“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
Thomas Eddison

16.“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
Mark Twain

17.“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”
Edgar Allan Poe

18.“Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.”
Ellen Degeneres

19.“Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.”
Bill Watterson

20.“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bull**** story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”
Jordan Belfort

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

22.“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
Dr. Seuss

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

24.“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
Albert Einstein

25.“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”
Neil Gaiman

26.“Have you ever noticed how ‘What the hell’ is always the right decision to make?”
Terry Johnson

27.“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.”
Oscar Wilde

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

29.“There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.”
Oscar Levant

30.“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”
Mark Twain

31.“Discipline allows magic. To be a writer is to be the very best of assassins. You do not sit down and write every day to force the Muse to show up. You get into the habit of writing every day so that when she shows up, you have the maximum chance of catching her, bashing her on the head, and squeezing every last drop out of that bi***.”
Lili St. Crow

32.“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams

33.“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”
Winston S. Churchill

34.“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
Dr. Seuss

35.“Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.”
Terry Pratchett

36.“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”
Marie Osmond

37.“If you’re reading this…
Congratulations, you’re alive.
If that’s not something to smile about,
then I don’t know what is.”
Chad Sugg

38.“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.”
Douglas Adams

39.“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
Jim Henson

40.“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
Terry Pratchett

41.“Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.”
Charles J. Sykes

42.“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
Saul Bellow

43.“Because you can’t argue with all the fools in the world. It’s easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they’re not paying attention.”
Christopher Paolini

44.“Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.”
Paul Terry

45.“Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you.”
Terry Pratchett

46.“If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
E.B. White

47.“Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.”
Eoin Colfer

48.“And still, after all this time,
The sun never says to the earth, “you owe me.”
Look what happens with
A love like that,
It lights the Whole Sky.”

49.“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”
A.A. Milne

50.“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.”
Anthony G. Oettinger

51.“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.”
Lemony Snicket

52.“When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, ‘Damn, that was fun’.”
Groucho Marx

53.“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
George Carlin

54.“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”
W.C. Fields

55.“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”
Douglas Adams

56.“I suppose I’ll have to add the force of gravity to my list of enemies.”
Lemony Snicket

57.“From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.”
Groucho Marx

58.“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Albert Einstein

59.“The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.”
Jay McInerney

60.“Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.”
Douglas Adams

61.“If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.”
Dorothy Parker

62.“I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.”
Charles Lamb

63.“Black holes are where God divided by zero.”
Albert Einstein

64.“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx

65.“I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”
Jerome K. Jerome

66.“Every now and then I like to do as I’m told, just to confuse people.”
Tamora Pierce

67.“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
Charles Bukowski

68.“I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.”
John Green

69.“If you are a student you should always get a good nights sleep unless you have come to the good part of your book, and then you should stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside, a phrase which means ‘flunk’.”
Lemony Snicket

70.“Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.”
Woody Allen

I hope you enjoyed reading this collection of funny inspirational quotes.


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