Best Uplifting Quotes To Brighten Your Day

July 22, 2020

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Sometimes, you may find you need some uplifting words that can brighten your day.

You may need reflective words or words of wisdom – an uplifting quote that can bring about a much-needed change or pull you in a better and more positive direction.

Find a comfortable spot like this to reflect on these words.

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Words are powerful.

An uplifting quote can serve as a guiding light to self-enlightenment and productivity.

Well-articulated quotes can kindle fresh determination, inspiration and hope. They can trigger new perspectives and bring relief.

Here are some of my favorite uplifting and motivational quotes. There are some that are specific for marriage relationships and they have a by them. That’s a link to a must-have book for all married couples.

There are specific and focused quotes at the end for husbands and wives. You can’t miss those!

I’ll continue to update this list as I find more inspiration, so please keep checking back for more uplifting quotes!

If any of these quotes have blessed you in any way, please do not hesitate to share them with your friends and family.

You may also like the 4 Sentence Prayer That Instantly Grants Your Heart’s Fiercest Desires.

Maybe you can be an instrument the Lord will use today to pass on a smile to somebody, change an attitude, or simply make the day better for someone.

Please share with me in the comments section at the end of the page what your favorite uplifting quote is!

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It is my prayer that they would help you in a remarkable way along your journey to better relationship experiences and to encourage you to stay sensitive and intentional.

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” -Frederick Keonig

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”  Helen Keller

“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” -Andre Maurois

“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again – and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.” -Barbara De Angelis

“Kindness has no religion. Religions are like narrow tracks, but kindness is like an open sky.” – Amit Ray 

“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.” – David G. Allen

“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” – Martin Luther

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. -1st. Corinthians 13; 3-7 NLT

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose” – Bill Gates

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“Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.”  – Lao Tzu

“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?”  -Thich Nhat Hanh

  • “If love cannot stand the test of time, then it has failed the test of love.” – Bernard Byer

  • “What I write comes from a place of deep love, and a deep understanding of all kinds of otherness.” – Jacqueline Woodson

  • “Love is not finding someone to live with. It’s finding someone you can’t live without.” – Rafael Ortiz 

  • “When God puts love and compassion in your heart toward someone, He’s offering you an opportunity to make a difference in that person’s life. You must learn to follow that love. Don’t ignore it. Act on it. Somebody needs what you have.”― Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full PotentialBEST PREPARATION INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE“True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.”   -Honore de Balzac

  • “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down”.      – Oprah Winfrey

  • “Love is begun by time, And time qualifies the spark and fire of it.”        – Shakespeare

  • “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”  – Henry Ford

  • “What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.”                     -Leo Tolstoy

  • “When you face adversity, you need to remind yourself that whatever is trying to defeat you could very well be what God will use to promote you.” ― Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential

  • “Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.” Erica Jong

  • “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, But fools despise wisdom and instruction.” – Proverbs 1:7 NKJV

  • Great marriages don’t happen by luck or by accident. They are the result of a consistent investment of time, thoughtfulness, forgiveness, affection, prayer, mutual respect, and a rock-solid commitment between a husband and a wife.” – Dave Willis

  • Marriage is sharing your life with your best friend, enjoying the journey along the way, and arriving at every destination together            –  Fawn Weaver

  • “Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment. It’s good to have a big – picture outlook, to set goals, to establish budgets, and make plans, but if you’re always living in the future, you’re never really enjoying the present in the way God wants you to.”― Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential.

  • “A marriage cannot survive when we think only of ourselves. We need to recognize that to love someone is a choice, not a feeling.                  – Christin Slade

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  • “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.” Proverbs 18:22

  • “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 NKJV

  • “Words are powerful, speak wisely.” – Unknown

  • “Think before you speak. In the heat of the moment. It’s easy to say something you’ll later regret.” – Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha

  • “Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”          – 1 John 4:11 NKJV 

  • “Your desire to succeed should be driven by the need to fulfill your God-given purpose and not attract the praise of men.” Tolu Thomy

  • “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.”  – Brene Brown

  •  “Let your past make you better, not bitter.” -Unknown

  • “When couples focus on remaining two while God is seeking to create oneness in them, they are inadvertently working against His purpose.” – Dr. Tony Evans

  • Paul Enenche - Inspirational quotes“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Words travel far more than we can ever reach across hearts and live longer than we can ever live on earth and as such, should be spoken with a lot of goodness in them.”   – Terry Mark

  • “Be sure to taste all of your words before you spit them out.” – Unknown

  • “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.”         –  Napoleon Hill

  • “Purpose is that power that will propel you to get out of bed in the morning and push you to make your dreams come true.”  – Unknown

  • “Never underestimate the power to change you.”  – Walter Ngele

  • I have known many happy marriages, but never a compatible one. The whole aim of marriage is to fight through and survive the instant when incompatibility becomes unquestionable.” – G.K. Chesterton

  • “Sin and Hell are married unless repentance proclaims the divorce.”     — Spurgeon

  • Truth carries a weight - Pastor John Hagee“The truth carries a weight that no lie can counterfeit.” John Hagee

  • “Today, if you are feeling overwhelmed, Jesus Christ is the rock who is high above your circumstance.”  – Joel Osteen

  • “Righteous bumper provides motivation to push through difficulties.”      – Dr. Charles Stanley

  • “Attacking the successful does not delete your failure.”                         – Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche

  • “Time changes, but truth never change.” – Unknown

  • “Children of today, there’s no benefit in rebellion.”                                    – Dr. Pastor Paul Eneche

  • “Favor is the secret to uncommon blessings. Favor is the difference between your present and your future.”                                                – Prophet Nanasei Sarkodie

  • “No matter what the matter is, you will matter when it matters most.” – Dr. Chris Okafor

  • “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, all play and no work make Jack a poor boy.” -Unknown

  • “Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.”                        Normal Vincent Peale

  • “When you appreciate the insignificant, you attract the significant.”        – Skip Prichard

  • “Stop being jealous of people in their winning season. You don’t know what they lost in their losing season.”  – Unknown

  • “Failure in education is not a failure in life. Failure is by determination.” –  Unknown

  • “What you believe is what you become.” – Unknown

  • Where you go, I’ll go, where you stay, I’ll stay. – Ruth 1:16

  • The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. – Deuteronomy 31:8

  • “We are most grateful for life’s mountain tops when we have experienced life’s valleys” – Skip Prichard

  • “I want peace, happiness, not only for myself, for everybody.” – Fela Kuti

  • “It is better to be a fool for Christ than a hero for the world for the times of the world will pass away, but the blessings of Christ will endure forever.” – Pastor John Hagee

  • “You are creative, you are alive, you are the stuff life is made of. What else could possibly matter?” – Iyanla Vanzant

  • “Don’t you dare allow personal fear to limit what God will do in your life.” – Pastor Mathew Hagee

  • “What makes a marriage strong is loving with a biblical love grounded in patience, kindness, loyalty, grace, and more, which is in alignment with God’s covenantal purpose for marriage“. – Dr. Tony Evans

  • Five Daily Reminders: 1. You only fail if you quit 2.Everyone’s journey is different 3. Things always get better with time. 4. The past cannot be changed 5. Happiness is found within” – Unknown

  • “The man who is powerful FEARS nothing; not even God. The powerful man loves God, but FEARS him never! Enduring power never grows out of FEAR. Any power that is built upon FEAR is bound to crumble and disintegrate. Understand this great truth and you will never be so unfortunate as to raise yourself to power through the FEARS of other people who may owe you temporary allegiance.”     – Napoleon Hill

  • “Nothing works unless it originates from God.”– Unknown

Biblical quotes

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning, and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee

“Life is about keys when you have a key, you don’t knock, you open the door.”                                          – Archbishop Nick Duncan-Williams

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

  • “If you can’t do anything about it, then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change.”                     – Tony Gaskins

  • “God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile”      – Max Lucado

  • “God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go.” – Dr. Tony Evans

  • “Remember who you are. Don’t compromise for anyone, for any reason. You are a child of the Almighty God. Live that truth.– Lysa Terkeurst

  • “If you can’t fly, then run, If you can’t run, then walk, If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan

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  • “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’” – Billy Graham

  • “There is a reason the windshield is bigger than the rearview mirror. Your future matters more than your past.” – Max Lucado

  • “Your potential is the sum of all the possibilities God has for your life.” – Charles Stanley

  • “The greater your knowledge of the goodness and grace of God on your life, the more likely you are to praise Him in the storm.” – Matt Chandler

  • “The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; and, he will exult over you with loud singing.”  Zephaniah 3:17

  • “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.”                       – Deuteronomy 31:6

  • “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28

  • “God is love. He didn’t need us. But he wanted us. And that is the most amazing thing.” – Rick Warren

  • “Christian marriage does not exist for the benefit of the two people in the marriage; it is for the benefit of the world, that God would be glorified in it. The main purpose of marriage is not the enjoyment of the two people who are married, the main purpose of marriage is to glorify Christ as we participate in the mission of God.” -Tim Suttle

Biblical Caution

Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. Philippians 2:4 NLT

Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.” -Galatians 6:2 NLT

Don’t befriend angry people or associate with hot-tempered people, or you will learn to be like them and endanger your soul.” – Proverbs 22: 24-25 NLT

“Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for “bad company corrupts good character.” – 1 Corinthians 15:33 

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it. – William Ward 

“The opposite of love is not hatred; it’s indifference.”    -Elie Wiesel          

For Husbands

The Christlike husband is not supposed to be mean, harsh, provoke, or ill-treat their wives.

They are to love their wives as they love their own bodies. Would anyone ever harm their own bodies?

Be patient with your wife. Women go through some emotions that are peculiar to them, sometimes we do not understand it ourselves.

As her first responder, instead of being nonchalant, be kind and understanding. It takes very little gestures to please a woman.

You will progress more if your wife is 100% on your team. You are the head of the household, stay proactive, focused, and intentional, and do all you can to keep your home moving in the right direction.

If you become passive and the wife takes over, please don’t complain and call her liberated and disrespectful.

You cannot hold your wife to a standard or accountability that you will not hold yourself to as well.

Blessings to you, the great man of valor!

Re-enact long relationship Uplifting quotes

“In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church.”                  – Ephesians 5:28 NIV

“Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.” – Colossians 3:19 NIV

Husbands, in the same way, be considerate as you live with your wives,  and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.”            – 1 Peter 3:7 NIV

 “As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.” – Proverbs 27:17

“Home is where everyone comes for respite and rest, but if a home environment does not provide the love that children need, then they will seek it elsewhere. Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad

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For Wives

The kingdom wife is supposed to respect (reverence) their husband. They are expected to control their emotions and not nag, belittle, insult, talk negatively or gossip about their husbands, or bring them shame by the way they live at home or in the community.

Some men like to be respected for their intelligence and physical strength. Some women look at it as “ego.” Hey ladies, if all it takes for him to be the kingdom man you want is to respect his intelligence and physical strength and boost his ego from time to time? Please,  by all means, do it! 

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However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. – Ephesians 5:33 NIV

I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft

“Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”  Proverbs 31:11-12 NLT

“She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.”   – Proverbs 31:26-27 NIV 

“Compassion is like a mother giving love to her children. Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide.”         -Amit Ray

“When I am frustrated with my husband and feel like giving up on us, I have two choices. One: I can choose love and work on my marriage or, two: I can choose to love and work on my marriage.” -Darlene Schacht

“For our home to be a refuge it needs to be a place where love, compassion, and patience prevail.” Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

Inspirational quotes -wives


Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble.  – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. But how can one be warm alone?                       – Ecclesiastes 4:11

“You don’t fall into love. You commit to it. Love is saying ‘I will be there no matter what.’” -Tim Keller

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.– 1 Thessalonians 5:11   

For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.  – Matthew 18:20

As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. 
– Proverbs 27:17

“Conflicts are not a sign you’ve married the wrong person. They simply affirm you are human.” -Dr. Gary Chapman

Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.    – Hebrews 10:24-25

“Your mind is the only thing you can control exclusively. Don’t give it away too freely through useless arguments.”     – Napoleon Hill

“Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.”         – Oprah Winfrey

“Love is supposed to be based on trust, and trust on love, it’s something rare and beautiful when people can confide in each other without fearing what the other person will think.” – E.A. Bucchianeri 

“And now these three remain faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”  -1 Corinthians 13:13

Do you have a favorite quote you would like to share? Please let me know in the comments.

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Sending lots of Blessings, Love  & Positivity your Way…………♥







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