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Pick-Me-Up Quotes That Will Boost Your Morale (2022)

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These pick-me-up quotes will help you get through the day while also increasing your confidence to try again.

Life is full of obstacles and negativity. That is why maintaining a positive attitude in everything you do is such a difficult task. Good thing we have this collection of pick-me-up quotes to keep you going.

Check out the full list of pick-me-up quotes below, and don’t forget to share this collection with a loved one to brighten their day.

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21 Best Pick-Me-Up Quotes and Sayings

1. “Stay positive. Good things will happen.” – Anonymous

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2. “Every second is a chance to turn your life around.” – Anonymous

3. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar

4. “When one door closes, another one opens.” – Alexander Graham Bell

5. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs

6. “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” – Joyce Meyer

7. “You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.” – Babe Ruth

8. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

9. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

10. “A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

11. “I said I could and I would. And I did.” – Nellie Bly

12. “I release my negative thoughts, to create space for positive thinking and optimism.” – Anonymous

13. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Stowe

14. “You don’t need a new sunrise to start over, you only need a new mindset.” – Anonymous

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15. “Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.” – Sukhraj Dhillon

16. “A year from now you’ll wish you started today.” – Anonymous

17. “To succeed, we must believe that we can.” – Michael Korda

18. “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” – Anonymous

19. “Who is the most awesome person today?” – Anonymous

20. “The darkest nights produce the brightest stars.” – Anonymous

21. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

Inspirational Pick-Me-Up Quotes to Get You Through the Day

22. “You pick me up, brush me off, and tell me I’m okay. Sometimes, that’s just what we need to get us through the day.” – Sarah McLachlan

23. “Nothing is permanent in this world—not even your troubles.” – Charlie Chaplin

24. “Before Alice got to Wonderland, she had to fall.” – Anonymous

25. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

26. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

27. “I believe that tomorrow is another day, and every day is a fresh start.” – Audrey Hepburn

28. “I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.” – Sylvester Stallone

29. “You may not be able to control every situation and its outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it.” – Anonymous

30. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

31. “Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William James

32. “A positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” – Winston Churchill

33. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

Motivational Pick-Me-Up Quotes to Improve Your Life Perspective

34. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” – Amelia Earhart

35. “If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it.” – Jack Sparrow

36. “If you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Carol Bartz

37. “There’s still time to change the road you’re on.” – Led Zeppelin

38. “Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.” – Wayne Dyer

39. “Being positive in a negative situation is not naive. Its leadership.” – Ralph Marston

40. “A negative thinker sees difficulty in every opportunity. A positive thinker sees an opportunity in every difficulty.” – Zig Ziglar

41. “Be like a very small joyous child, living gloriously in the ever-present now, without a single worry or concern about even the next moment of time.” – Eileen Caddy

42. “Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can’t stand, speak for those who can’t speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.” – Julie Andrews

43. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

44. “The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.” – Deepak Chopra

45. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Pick-Me-Up Quotes to Remind You to Be Grateful in Life

46. “Thank God someone threw me away so you could pick me up and love me.” – Anonymous

47. “And I think to myself, what a wonderful world.” – Louis Armstrong

48. “Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.” – Anonymous

49. “Forget all the reasons why it won’t work and believe the one reason why it will.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

50. “I am thankful for all of those who said no to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.” – Albert Einstein

51. “How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anonymous

52. “Every day may not be good—but there’s something good in every day.” – Anonymous

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Pick-Me-Up Quotes for a Friend

53. “A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present, and encourages your future.” – Anonymous

54. “Friends are those who will pick you up when no one else has even noticed that you have fallen.” – Anonymous

55. “‘Pick me up,’ is the message of a person who keeps falling. Tomas kept picking her up, patiently.” – Milan Kundera

56. “When I’m on my own, I can be negative. I need my friends and family around to help pick me up if I’ve had a bad qualifying session. I think insecurity plagues a lot of sportspeople.” – Jenson Button

Pick-Me-Up Quotes for Him

57. “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

58. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

59. “You’re a husband who actually acts like a husband and for that, I’ll always be so grateful.” – Anonymous

60. “Man, look where you’ve gone; it’s insane to give up now.” – Anonymous

61. “Don’t give up your life; instead, show her what she’s lost.” – Anonymous

Pick-Me-Up Quotes for Her

62. “So you fight until you can’t fight anymore.” – Amelia Shepherd

63. “I am a woman. Hear me roar.” – Miranda Bailey

64. “When you make a mistake, respond to yourself in a loving way rather than a self-shaming way.” – Ellie Holcomb

65. “Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you.” – Beyoncé

66. “Don’t let what he wants eclipse what you need. He’s very dreamy, but he’s not the sun. You are.” – Christina Yang

67. “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love!” – Anne Frank

68. “We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be?” – Meghan Markle

69. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” – Helen Keller

70. “If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, stop accepting crap and demand something more.” – Cristina Yang

Pick-Me-Up Quotes for Students

71. “Success makes life easier. It doesn’t make living easier.” – Bruce Springsteen

72. “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

73. “A burning passion coupled with absolute detachment is the key to all success.” – Mahatma Gandhi

74. “The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them.” – Og Mandino

75. “If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.” – Tony Robbins

76. “The road to success is not a path you find, but a trail you blaze.” – Robert Breault

77. “Real success is making art your whole life.” – Kay WalkingStick

78. “As for myself, I met with as much success as I ever could have wanted. In other words, I was enthusiastically run-down by every critic of the period.” – Claude Monet

79. “Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.” – William J. H. Boetcker

80. “A curve ball is not something you can pick up overnight. It took me years to perfect mine.” – Bob Gibson

81. “Being a first-round draft pick means nothing to me without my education.” – Cardale Jones


Pick-Me-Up Quotes on Self-Worth and Self-Love

82. “There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne

83. “Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga

84. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

85. “I had my jaw broken, and so my chin stuck way out. That’s how I became tough—I learned to pick up anything and fight back.” – Roger Daltrey

86. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Anonymous

87. “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.” – Anonymous

88. “Being yourself is the most important element for me, because, if you’re trying to be something you’re not, the audience will pick up on that.” – Will Champlin

89. “To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one’s own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.” – Plato

90. “Decide what you want. Believe you can have it. Believe that you deserve it, and believe it’s possible for you.” – Jack Canfield

Pick-Me-Up Quotes on Happiness in Life

91. “I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness.” – Anonymous

92. “Smile, life is beautiful.” – Anonymous

93. “Get your happy on!” – Anonymous

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94. “Some days you just have to create your own sunshine.” – Anonymous

95. “Sometimes all it takes is one smile from the right person to turn a day around.” – Susan Gale

96. “Life is better when you’re laughing.” – Anonymous

97. “Money may not buy happiness, but it’s better to cry in a Lamborghini.” – Anonymous

98. “But Kiss inspired me personally to pick up a guitar and go for it.” – Anonymous

Pick-Me-Up Quotes on Love and Relationships

99. “You had me at hello.” – Anonymous

100. “You make my heart smile.” – Anonymous

101. “You are special.” – Anonymous

102. “You have refined this family’s ability to love like fire refines gold.” – Anonymous

103. “I do think of you in all of my thoughts. Everything always circles back around to our love.” – Anonymous

104. “It’ll hurt every time you think of her. But over time, it will hurt less and less. And eventually, you’ll remember her and it will only hurt a little.” – Cristina Yang

105. “The problem is we are human. We want more than to just survive. We want to love.” – Lexie Grey

106. “The most effective way to achieve the right relations with any living thing is to look for the best in it, and then help that best into the fullest expression.” – Allen J. Boone

107. “When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.” – William Shakespeare

108. “When we first met, I had no idea you would be so important to me.” – Anonymous

109. “And then you meet one person and your life changes forever.” – Anonymous

110. “Having you in my life made everything better.” – Anonymous

111. “Every time, he breaks your heart. And every time, he expects me to pick up the pieces.” – Rainbow Rowell

112. “I always felt like I was looking for something more in life until I met you. And then I realized I wasn’t looking for something more. I had been looking for you.” – Anonymous

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113. “You are worth fighting for no matter how large the battle.” – Anonymous

114. “Please don’t ever give up on me because I will never give up on you.” – Anonymous

115. “Oh, good grief! I’ve never had a man pick me up before and not grunt like he’s dying. I’m in heaven. Marry me, Ash, please! I would say yes, but I come with more baggage than even Samsonite can cover.” – Sherrilyn Kenyon

116. “I love my parents in the way most children would; for having been there at every point in my youth and childhood, ready to pick me up when I fell and support me when I stumbled.” – Michael Gove

Pick-Me-Up Quotes for Depression

117. “Let go of negativity, focus on the good.” – Anonymous

118. “Thoughts become things.” – Mike Dooley

119. “Let your light shine.” – Anonymous

120. “Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be.” – Eckhart Tolle

121. “‘Stressed’ spelled backward is ‘desserts.’” – Anonymous

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122. “The greatest weapon against stress is your ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James

123. “What consumes your mind, controls your life.” – Anonymous

124. “The best advice I can give to anyone going through a rough patch is to never be afraid to ask for help.” – Demi Lovato

125. “If you see it in your mind, you will hold it in your hand.” – Bob Proctor

126. “Putting on fierce boots is an instant pick-me-up.” – Nina Garcia

127. “I don’t have a no-trade clause. I figure someone is going to pick me up.” – Bobby Bonilla

128. “As you tumble to the ground, pick me up on your way down.” – Charlie Walker

129. “One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

130. “People get disturbed not so much by events, but by the view which they take of them.” – Epictetus

131. “Don’t forget that you are human. It’s okay to have a meltdown. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out and then refocus on where you are headed.” – Anonymous

Pick-Me-Up Quotes for a Bad Day

132. “Good day or bad day—the choice is yours.” – Anonymous

133. “Good things are going to happen.” – Anonymous

134. “Everybody has bad days. It is how you choose to bounce back that matters.” – Anonymous

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135. “Just because today is a terrible day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life.” – Anonymous

136. “Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.” – Anonymous

137. “There is no such thing as a bad day, just bad moments that you choose to take with you all day long.” – Anonymous

138. “Without bad days, how would you be able to know what a good day is like? So be grateful about your bad day, it means that a good day is just around the corner.” – Anonymous

139. “Bad things happen, but you have to move past it. Leave it behind. The sooner, the better. Or it’ll eat away at you and stop you from moving forward.” – Miranda Bailey

Funny Pick-Me-Up Quotes That Will Brighten Your Day

140. “Keep calm and do the happy dance.” – Anonymous

141. “Would you let the aliens land, please? They might be here to pick me up.” – Bill Hicks

142. “Just remember that if you fall I will be there to pick you up. As soon as I finish laughing.” – Anonymous

143. “Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is.” – Anonymous

144. “Men go shopping to buy what they need. Women go shopping to find out what they want.” – Anonymous

145. “A man has always wanted to lay me down but he never wanted to pick me up.” – Eartha Kitt

146. “My grandmother used to embarrass me more when she would pick me up from school wearing a big fuzzy hat. I didn’t like that.” – Adam Sandler

147. “I’m beginning to see Brooks Robinson in my sleep. If I dropped a paper plate, he’d pick it up on one hop and throw me out at first.” – Sparky Anderson

Interesting Pick-Me-Up Quotes About Cars

148. “I love everything Jessica Simpson ever has on! Jessica can definitely come pick me up in her little Mercedes and take me shopping if she wants!” – Miley Cyrus

149. “I haven’t gone home with anybody who tried to pick me up in a long time.” – Jorja Fox

150. “A car to pick me up every day, a chair with my name on it, everybody being very polite—what can you do except sit back and watch it all, try to take it all in?” – Charles Dance

151. “Hitchhiking, intrinsically, is sexual and dangerous. At the same time I never really felt scared. I was scared that nobody would pick me up and that I’d be waiting by the side of the road for a week.” – John Waters

152. “I hitchhiked, took trucks ‘n’ trains—anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an’ split again.” – John Lee Hooker

153. “You give me fever from miles around. I’ll pick you up in my car and we’ll paint the town.” – Michael Jackson

154. “I never take anything for granted. I think it’s very cool to still get excited about things. I get as excited now as I ever did when I get a chauffeur-driven car pick me up and I stay in a fantastic hotel or get to fly in a private plane. I never want to get blasé.” – Victoria Beckham

155. “I’m sitting, waiting to get on the freeway, and I’m waiting my ass off. I look over at the side of the road, and there’s a hitchhiker with a sign and it says, ‘Pick me up, and you can drive in the carpool lane.’ I got to tell you, he was kind of smelly, but he was a good conversationalist.” – Doug Benson

156. “I went out for a film where they wanted seven brothers and one sister, so I was there for half a day while they were waiting for ‘Archie’ to read for a boy. I’ve had drivers come to pick me up in England looking for a blond, blue-eyed Scottish boy.” – Archie Panjabi

157. “I love Mayberry! The people here are wonderful! When I’m at the grocery store people come up and hug me. Friends pick me up and take me for rides on the Blue Ridge Parkway and I always love that.” – Betty Lynn

158. “I saw a picture of Elvis in blue lame, and thought that if I could recreate that suit and walk down the King’s Road in it, someone might pick me up and take me off on a crazy adventure.” – Malcolm Mclaren

Pick-Me-Up Quotes About Reading and Books

159. “Perhaps I will read until I feel better.” – Anonymous

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160. “Try the Lamentations of Jeremiah. They always pick me up.” – Peter De Vries

161. “Smart, sharp, and hilarious—Slaughterhouse 90210 is the perfect pick-me-up and never-put-me-down book.” – Jami Attenberg

162. “Comics, for me, is being able to sing alone in the shower. I find it freeing. You just pick up a pen and get to it.” – Shia LaBeouf

163. “And often, very often, while browsing haphazardly, looking for nothing in particular, you pick up a volume that suddenly excites you, and you know that this one of all the others you must read. Those are great moments—and the books we come across like that are often the most memorable.” – Aidan Chambers

164. “People seem to read so much more nonfiction than fiction, and so it always gives me great pleasure to introduce a friend or family member to a novel I believe they’ll cherish but might not otherwise have thought to pick up and read.” – Chris Bohjalian

165. “Books are always good company if you have the right sort. Let me pick out some for you.’ And Mrs. Jo made a bee-line to the well-laden shelves, which were the joy of her heart and the comfort of her life.” – Louisa May Alcott

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