With Facebook and Twitter awash with motivational quotes and sayings, Goodnet also has its own lovely corner of beautiful daily inspirational quotes from the Good Gallery. Whittling down the myriad of pearls of wisdom out there is one of our favorite tasks, and we seek out quotes that will empower and bring a smile to someone’s face. If you are looking for a bit of a pick-me-up or just want to bask in the beauty of some powerful quotes, scroll on and let your journey begin.
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1. ELLEN DEGENERES
This funny woman knows a thing or two about being your authentic self. The comedian came out on public television in 1997, and experienced a bit of a backlash after her revelation. She has risen back to the top with one of the most popular daytime talk shows, on which she showers her audiences with laughs and acts of generousity.
2. MAYA ANGELOU
When someone is having a low day, try your best to be a positive cheery influence. This basic but important reminder comes from Maya Angelou, the acclaimed writer, civil rights activist and poet who left an indelible mark on American culture.
3. SIGMUND FREUD
The father of psychoanalysis changed the landscape of psychology and psychiatry forever, by instituting revolutionary therapeutic techniques based on his distinct theories on the human condition.
4. JK ROWLING
The famed novelist believed in the power of herself when she determinedly pushed ahead with the unknown book she was writing – Harry Potter. The acclaimed series has become the best-selling book series of all time, mesmerizing children and adults throughout the world.
The 13th century Persian poet Rumi sure did know how to give a pep talk, as can be seen in this motivating quote. His beautiful writings and ruminations still hold strong today and his captivating poems are known throughout the world.
6. VICTOR HUGO
Best known for his plays Les Misérables and the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hugo was also active politically and was exiled for his views on the French government. His quote could be an inside revelation into how the talented writer coped, opting to see choose humor over sadness.
7. JANE AUSTEN
This delightful quote comes from the book Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, who wrote about love, romance and the social mores of her late 16th century England.
8. ARTHUR ASHE
A talented sportsman, Ashe was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as the first black player to win the titles at Wimbledon, US Open and the Australian Open.