50 Inspiring Quotes for the Month of May

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Read these inspiring quotes for the month of May for a fresh perspective on life. Whether you're looking for a bit of encouragement as the months change or a classic reminder that everything is going to be okay, these positive quotes are sure to lift your head and fill your heart. Write them in a notecard or set them as the screensaver on your phone for an everyday prompt. With 50 choices, there is an inspiring quote for everyone.

Inspiring Quotes

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." - William James

William James May Quote
William James May Quote

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill May Quote
Winston Churchill May Quote

"Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye." - Helen Keller

Helen Keller May Quote
Helen Keller May Quote

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt May Quote
Theodore Roosevelt May Quote

"When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go." - Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett May Quote
Carol Burnett May Quote

"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean May Quote
Jimmy Dean May Quote

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar May Quote
Zig Ziglar May Quote

"No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel." - Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato May Quote
Demi Lovato May Quote

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome." - William James

William James May Quote
William James May Quote

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Bicycle Quote
Albert Einstein Bicycle Quote

"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory." - Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss May Quiote
Dr. Seuss May Quiote

"You do not find the happy life. You make it." - Camilla Eyring Kimball

Camilla Eyring Kimball May Quote
Camilla Eyring Kimball May Quote

"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong." - Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald May Quote
Ella Fitzgerald May Quote

"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible!'" - Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn May Quote
Audrey Hepburn May Quote

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C.S. Lewis

CS Lewis Quote
CS Lewis Quote

"Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud." - Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou May Quote
Maya Angelou May Quote

"It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts." - Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald May Quote
Ella Fitzgerald May Quote

"Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen." - Deep Roy

Deep Roy May Quote
Deep Roy May Quote

"The most wasted of days is one without laughter." - E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings May Quote
E. E. Cummings May Quote

"You must do the things you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt May Quote
Eleanor Roosevelt May Quote

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot

George Eliot May Quote
George Eliot May Quote

"Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive." – Hafez

Hafez May Quote
Hafez May Quote

"Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful." -Hazrat Inayat Khan

Hazrat Inayat Khan
Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Happiness is not by chance, but by choice." - Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn May Quote
Jim Rohn May Quote

"Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination." - Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison May Quote
Mae Jemison May Quote

"You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens." - Mandy Hale

Mandy Hale May Quote
Mandy Hale May Quote

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi May Quote
Mahatma Gandhi May Quote

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." - Michael Altshuler

Michael Altshuler May Quote
Michael Altshuler May Quote

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive." - Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou

"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more." - Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Life Quote
Oprah Winfrey Life Quote

"Don't wait. The time will never be just right." - Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill May Quote
Napoleon Hill May Quote

"Spread love everywhere you go." - Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa May Quote
Mother Teresa May Quote

"Inspiration is some mysterious blessing which happens when the wheels are turning smoothly." - Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake May Quote
Quentin Blake May Quote

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." - Robin Williams

Robin Williams May Quote
Robin Williams May Quote

"There is nothing impossible to him who will try." - Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great

"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." - John Barrymore

John Barrymore May Quote
John Barrymore May Quote

"We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell May Quote
Joseph Campbell May Quote

"Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it." - Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn May Quote
Lindsey Vonn May Quote

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." - Helen Keller

Helen Keller Sunshine Quote
Helen Keller Sunshine Quote

"Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go." - Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman May Quote
Nicole Kidman May Quote

"A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall." - Serena Williams

Serena Williams May Quote
Serena Williams May Quote

"Motivation comes from working on things we care about." - Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg May Quote
Sheryl Sandberg May Quote

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." – Aristotle

Aristotle May Quote
Aristotle May Quote

"Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality." - Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai May Quote
Malala Yousafzai May Quote

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way." - Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Jr. May Quote
MLK Jr. May Quote

"You are enough just as you are." - Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle May Quote
Meghan Markle May Quote

"With the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything." - Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon May Quote
Reese Witherspoon May Quote

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely." - Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl May Quote
Roald Dahl May Quote

"Each person must live their life as a model for others." - Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks May Quote
Rosa Parks May Quote

"The power of imagination makes us infinite." - John Muir

John Muir May Quote
John Muir May Quote