50 Positive Quotes and Messages to Improve Someone's Day (2024)

50 Positive Quotes and Messages to Improve Someone's Day (1)

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Looking for a way to lift someone’s spirits? Sure you can buy them a sweet treat, but sometimes all it takes is a few words; positive quotes or words of encouragement can inspire anyone. Whether it’s your lifelong best friend or a stranger you pass on the street, taking a moment to deliver a positive and inspirational message can have a long-lasting effect on the well-being of both individuals. Lift someone’s spirits by checking out these special positive quotes of the day.

Inspirational quotes of the day

In addition to being a mood-booster, giving and receiving compliments and positive quotes has uplifting effects on both parties. As the giver, giving a compliment can boost your self-confidence as well as enhance your social skills and spark creativity. Compliments can give the receiver the confidence needed to fulfill their goals. Positive messages boost the self-esteem of everyone involved.

If you’re interested in spreading good energy, use one of these positive quotes and inspirational messages to improve someone’s day.

50 Positive Quotes and Messages to Improve Someone's Day (2)

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

A.A. Mine


Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Helen Keller


In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.

Les Brown


The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.

Stephen Richards


Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard


Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive good things and good people will be drawn to you.

Mary Lou Retton


It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.

Vince Lombardi

Football player

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow.

Robert Tew


Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.

Albert Schweitzer


The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius

Roman Emperor

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.

Willie Nelson


Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar


The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton


The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey

Actress, TV Host

If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

Guy Finley


The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.

Carl Rogers


A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.


You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.

Dr. Seuss


Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.

Bonnie Blair

Speed Skater

Winning is fun, but those moments that you can touch someone’s life in a very positive way are better.

Tim Howard

Soccer Player

Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude.

Lou Holtz

Former Football Player

You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.

Les Brown


Every day may not be good… but there’s something good in every day.

Alice Morse Earle

American Historian

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Jimmy Johnson

Football Coach

Be so happy that, when other people look at you, they become happy too.


No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.

Wolfgang Riebe

Keynote Speaker/Magician

No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.

Wolfgang Riebe

Keynote Speaker/Magician

Let your unique awesomeness and positive energy inspire confidence in others.


Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

Anthony J. D’Angelo


When we are open to new possibilities, we find them. Be open and skeptical of everything.

Todd Kashdan


Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.

Matt Cameron


You always pass failure on the way to success.

Mickey Rooney


It always seems impossible until it is done.

Nelson Mandela

Political Leader

When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.

Paulo Coelho

Brazilian lyricist

It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive.

Ellen DeGeneres


If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

Milton Berle


The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.

Charles Dickens


Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.

Helena Rubinstein

American-Polish Businesswoman

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier


Use one (or a few!) of these positive quotes and messages to send some good energy to those who are in need of it. In most cases, a thoughtful message and a sweet treat are the perfect way to make someone feel special.


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