There are many moments in our lives when we feel low and lost. We know that life isn't always fair, that a few tears are part of everyone's story and that darkness is distributed equally to all. However, we still let go and that causes us immense pain. At such times, people we love help get happiness back into our lives. But what can one do if distances don't allow that? If not in person, one can send the following inspirational quotes to friends by adding them in a card, including them in a letter, or by just sending them as a text message. There are enough to last a few weeks. Check them out!
Cheer Up Quotes for Friends
People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
- Mother Teresa
"Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again."
- Frances Rodman
"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing."
- Denis Waitley
"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."
- Marcus Aurelius
"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for."
- Tom Bodett
"The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good."
- Bertrand Russell
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they are really not. There are companions. The hero and the sidekick."
- Laurence Shames
"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things."
- Albert Einstein
"Try and fail, but don't fail to try."
- Stephen Kaggwa
"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."
"A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes."
- Hugh Downs
"I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong."
- Benjamin Franklin
"Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy."
- Dr. Robert Anthony
"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."
- Sven-Göran Eriksson
"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you do, you will be successful."
- Albert Schweitzer
"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal."
- Napoleon Hill
"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy."
- Benjamin Franklin
"People in their handling of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure."
- Lao Tzu
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
- Colin Powell
"When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy."
- Oscar Wilde
"All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men."
- Isaac Asimov
"There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them."
- Tom Krause
"Success builds character, failure reveals it."
- Dave Checkett
"The wisest person is not the one who has the fewest failures but the one who turns failures to best account."
- Richard R. Grant
"Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm."
- Winston Churchill
"If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down."
- Mary Pickford
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six 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
"I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
- Woody Allen
"Our greatest glory is not in ever failing, but in rising every time we fail."
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
- Bill Cosby
"Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid."
- John Keats
"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure."
- William Saroyan
"The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
- Albert Einstein
Inspirational Quotes to Cheer You Up
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."
"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes."
- St. Clement of Alexandra
"The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible."
- Arthur C. Clarke
"If at first you don't succeed, think how many people you've made happy."
- H. Duane Black
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
- Dr. Seuss
"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears."
- John Lennon
"I've got nothing to do today but smile."
- Simon and Garfunkel
"Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination."
- Mark Twain
"Growth itself contains the germ of happiness."
- Pearl S. Buck
So, next time you see a person feeling low, make use of these quotes to cheer him/her up! These quotes will definitely motivate the person and help him look at life with a positive approach. Use them well!