100 Famous Author Quotes That Motivated Me Everyday

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Our world has seen insanely talented authors that impacted people through their words. Their writings have the ability to tug on people’s heartstrings merely using pen, paper, and their thoughts. And by thoughts, I mean something that can inspire and motivate any person. We are all here, on the face of the earth, living, suffering, enjoying, struggling, making memories and so much more. Amidst all these happenings, life can sometimes seem like too much to take and overwhelming. I am no different. I work, I study, I spend time with my family, I meet my friends occasionally; life has been good till now. But sometimes I just get so much exhausted that I feel like even a break from everything will not make me feel good enough to recharge my soul, mind, and body. So that is when I turn to these 100 Best Author Quotes and Sayings that Inspire and Motivate me every time I look at them. They make me feel that I am not alone; they make me feel that life is beautiful in the hustles and the moments in between.

So take a look at these Inspirational Author Quotes that help me through my thick and thins:

100 Inspirational Quotes by Famous Authors

1. “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don’t help.” – Bill Watterson

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Inspirational Quotes by Famous Authors

2. “Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.” – Stephen Chbosky

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3. “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinbeck

4. “Outside the windows the day was bright: golden sunshine, blue sky, pleasant wind… I wanted to punch the happy day in the face, grab it by the hair, and beat it until it told me what the hell it was so happy about.” – Ilona Andrews

5. “I haven’t had a very good day. I think I might still be hungover and everyone’s dead and my root beer’s gone.” – Holly Black

6. “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling

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7. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

8. “Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.” – C.S. Lewis

9. “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk

10. “We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.” – Ernest Hemingway

11. “It hurt because it mattered.” – John Green

12. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Bronte

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13. “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.” – J.K. Rowling

14. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J R R Tolkein

15. “But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” – William Shakespeare

16. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

17. “But I am very poorly today & very stupid & I hate everybody & everything. One lives only to make blunders.” – Charles Darwin

18. “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.” – Ray Bradbury

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19. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

20. “Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.” – Oscar Wilde

21. “I’ve had the sort of day that would make St. Francis of Assisi kick babies.” – Douglas Adams

22. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

23. “Everything is hard before it is easy.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

24. “I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain.” – Sylvia Plath

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25. “Life’s not fair; why should I be?” – Margaret Atwood

26. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – ​John Muir

27. “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” – ​Rumi

28. “It takes a great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still love it.” – ​Oscar Wilde

29. “To thine own self be true.” – ​William Shakespeare

30. “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” – ​Henry David Thoreau

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31. “Sooner or later even the fastest runners have to stand and fight.” – ​Stephen King

32. “We rise by lifting others.” – ​Robert Ingersoll

33. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – ​Maya Angelou

34. “I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” – Audre Lorde

35. “All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong. Does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.” – ​J.R.R. Tolkien

36. “There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion.” – ​Edgar Allen Poe

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37. “Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.” – ​Ayn Rand

38. “There’s very little in my world that a foot massage and a thin-crust, everything-on-it pizza won’t set right.” – G.A. McKevett

39. “Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.” – Joseph Heller

40. “Today is a hard day. Sometimes, there are hard days. Days stretched so tight with pain that they seem as if they can allow no room for hope.” – Libba Bray

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41. “‘How was your day?’ ought to be ‘How did you look at your day?'” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

42. “All heroes probably had doubts sometimes, she told herself. If she ever met Maximal Star, she would mention that he ought to write about the parts in between the daring rescues. The parts where you feel like a big-time faker and failure.” – Cassie Beasley

43. “He couldn’t believe it was only Wednesday. And it was made worse when he realized it was actually Tuesday.” – TJ Klune

44. “To avoid criticism: say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” – ​Aristotle

45. “Dwell in possibility.” – ​Emily Dickinson

46. “Trust our heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backwards.” – ​E.E. Cummings

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47. “When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails.” – ​H. Jackson Brown Jr.

48. “Have faith, have faith. When you have nothing else have faith.” – ​Francine Rivers

49. “Rock-solid became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – ​J.K. Rowling

50. “Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start there.” – ​Cheryl Strayed

51. “Laugh loudly, laugh often, and most important, laugh at yourself.” – ​Chelsea Handler

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52. “Today might be shitty, tomorrow might be shitty, the next day might be s****y… but who’s to say that one of the next days won’t be the best day of your life?” – Benjamin A. Collier

53. “It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.” – James Baldwin

54. “There have been times, lately, when I dearly wished that I could change the past. Well, I can’t, but I can change the present, so that when it becomes the past it will turn out to be a past worth having.” – Terry Pratchett

55. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – Neil Gaiman

56. “You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; everything else is grandiose romanticism or politics.” – Charles Bukowski

57. “Feel, he told himself, feel, feel, feel. Even if what you feel is pain, only let yourself feel.” – P.D. James

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58. “The first sign that Karma was now in cahoots with the Devil Incarnate to ruin her existence should’ve been before sunrise and pre-coffee.” – Kelly Moran

59. “This day had officially punched every hole in her crazy ticket.” – Kimberly Kincaid

60. “When you are having a really crappy day, and life seems to be kicking your ass, try to force yourself to laugh. If you can achieve a smile and a laugh, you can chase any demons away” – L.F. Young

61. “Every single day is a good day no matter how bright or dark it is, because it always brings an opportunity to start a positive beginning in your life.” – Edmond Mbiaka

62. “There is no good day or bad day, only good or bad actions.” – Amit Kalantri

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63. “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” – Kurt Vonnegut

64. “Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” – Mindy Kaling

65. “All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

66. “Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” – George Orwell

67. “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.” – L. M. Montgomery

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68. “Ride on! Rough-shod if need be, smooth-shod if that will do, but ride on! Ride on over all obstacles, and win the race!” – Charles Dickens

69. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

70. “A day is a day. It’s just a measurement of time. Whether it’s a good day or a bad day is up to you. It’s all a matter of perception.” – Donald L. Hicks

71. “The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream.” – Jack Kerouac

72. “You wanna fly, you got to give up the s*** that weighs you down.” – Toni Morrison

73. “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” – Carl Sagan

74. “The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.” – Dennis S. Brown

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75. “Keep calm when things don’t go according to your expectations! Beautiful things always meet friction!” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

76. “Next to the day when I was almost shot by that arrow, the worst day of my life was when I was almost eaten.” – Jennifer Frick-Ruppert

77. “Never give up on someone who is having a bad day. Tomorrow could be yours.” – Giovannie de Sadeleer

78. “This is turning into an alcohol-will-cure-everything kind of day.” – Kelly Moran

79. “A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.” – Richie Norton

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80. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou

81. “Life is tough my darling, but so are you.” – ​Stephanie Bennett Henry

82. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

83. “No one really has a bad life. Not even a bad day. Just bad moments.” – Regina Brett

84. “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

85. “Enjoy the elastic present, which can accommodate as little or as much as you want to put in there. Stretch it out, live inside of it.” – Charles Yu

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86. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

87. “The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough.” – Colum McCann

88. “Challenges make life interesting, however overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Mark Twain

89. “There is always something left to love.” – Gabriel García Márquez

90. “Each moment is a place you’ve never been.” – Mark Strand

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91. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

92. “Never view obstacles in your path as the enemy. Rather, view any obstacles as detour signs to avoid pitfalls.” – Donald L. Hicks

93. “Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.” – Paula Coelho

94. “And in the end, we were all just humans… drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

95. “Things usually work out in the end.” “What if they don’t?” “That just means you haven’t come to the end yet.” – ​Jeanette Walls

96. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

97.  “Monsters are real, ghosts are real, too. They live inside us, and sometimes they win.” – Stephen King

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98. “We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.” – Brad Meltzer

99. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

100. “So you had a bad day. Kick it aside and be grateful for one less bad day to pass through.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

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