45 Inspirational Quotes That The World Needs Right Now

We are all a part of the human race and we must all protect and help each other. These inspirational quotes tell the people of the world what they need to hear. They range from positive changes to the key to living a harmonious life. The world can be a tough place, but it does not have to be.

A beautiful list of inspirational quotes the world needs. Stay positive, stay inspired!

1. Laini Taylor Believes Peace is more than Non-Killing

“Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.” - Laini Taylor

“Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.” – Laini Taylor

Many people think of peace as a time where there is no war, but peace and harmony are more than that. Peace is when there is no hate in the world. When people go about their own business and do not the worry about what other people are doing.

2. Ahmed Deedat Believes Language is Important

“Language is the key to the heart of people.” - Ahmed Deedat

“Language is the key to the heart of people.” – Ahmed Deedat

In times of war and times of distress, the most important aspect is language. We must control our tempers and choose our words wisely. Words carry a lot of weight and we want to be saying the right things in the most stressful of situations.

3. Richard Nixon Compares Race to Music

“If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.” - Richard Nixon

“If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.” – Richard Nixon

To make beautiful music, you have to play all the chords. In relation to everyday life, to make the world a better place, you have to respect everyone, no matter what they look like. The color of our skin does not determine our fate on this earth. The color of our skin does not mean we are inferior or superior to another being.

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4. Scylar Tyberius Wants Everyone to be Loved

“Don’t think for one minute that you are any less worthy of love and peace and harmony.” - Scylar Tyberius

“Don’t think for one minute that you are any less worthy of love and peace and harmony.” – Scylar Tyberius

Never think that because of who you are or the way you look that you are less worthy of love and appreciation than somebody else. Everybody on this earth is given the opportunity for peace and never let that be taken away from you.

5. Leni Riefenstahl Seeks Harmony

“I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.” - Leni Riefenstahl

“I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.” – Leni Riefenstahl

Leni’s fascination is what we should all be fascinated about; the good things in life. The beautiful people and art that we see every day, the strong mothers and fathers helping their children grow, the living organisms and animals without a care in the world. These are the things that are truly great about the world.

6. Robert Fulghum Asks an Important Question

“Is it always to be a winners-losers world, or can we keep everyone in the game?” - Robert Fulghum

“Is it always to be a winners-losers world, or can we keep everyone in the game?” – Robert Fulghum

Is it always going to be which country came out on top, or what person was better than the other? Life is a constant game of winners and losers. Aiming to win is admirable and healthy, but it gets to a point where we are leaving others behind for our selfish behaviors.

7. Suzy Kassem Believes in Sticking Together

“To become a true global citizen, one must abandon all notions of ’otherness.” - Suzy Kassem

“To become a true global citizen, one must abandon all notions of ‘otherness.” – Suzy Kassem

For the world to come together as one, we must include everyone in that scenario. We are all members of the human race and we should never refer to people as them or they. We are all in this together and the faster we realize that the sooner the world will become what we hope it can.

8. Kamand Kojouri Wishes Love on Everyone

“I wish for all of us the blindness of love that makes us see no faults in the other.” - Kamand Kojouri

“I wish for all of us the blindness of love that makes us see no faults in the other.” – Kamand Kojouri

Love can be blinding and it can be blinding in a good way. Love lets us forget about the faults of the person and love them for who they are. If were able to love everyone like this, the world would be a better place. There would be less fighting and less arguments.

9. Debasish Mrdiha Poses a Common Question

“Why is there such madness in our world? Why can’t we stop it? Why do we hate others?” - Debasish Mrdiha

“Why is there such madness in our world? Why can’t we stop it? Why do we hate others?” – Debasish Mrdiha

Why is there such hate in the world? Questions like these are asked every single day. We watch the news and see what is going in our own country and around the world. I it hard to understand how people can do the things that they do. How can someone hate another person so much?

10. Kamand Kojouri Believes We Need Two Things in the World

“Two things are needed to raise awareness: education and love.” - Kamand Kojouri

“Two things are needed to raise awareness: education and love.” – Kamand Kojouri

To raise awareness in the world, we need people who want to be aware. We must educate people so they can understand the words that are being printed and understand how the world works. We need love to prove that life can be filled with love as opposed to hate.

11. Kamand Kojouri Believes Love Improves Lives

“We all have the ability to make someone’s life better with our love.” - Kamand Kojouri

“We all have the ability to make someone’s life better with our love.” – Kamand Kojouri

We are all capable of giving and receiving love. We all have the ability to make somebody’s life easier by filling it with love. Love does not have to be a big gesture. It can simply be a compliment to someone who is feeling down or holding the door open for someone.

12. Kamand Kojouri Believes Home is Wherever We are Accepted

“Our homes travel with us. They are wherever we feel loved and accepted.” - Kamand Kojouri

“Our homes travel with us. They are wherever we feel loved and accepted.” – Kamand Kojouri

Our homes are not always the places where we grew up or the cities where we lived, They are the places where we are loved and accepted. Home is where we feel safe and are around people who look out for us and help us to grow as people.

13. Kamand Kojouri Believes We must Accept Others

“Let borders become sunlight so we traverse this Earth as one nation.” - Kamand Kojouri

“Let borders become sunlight so we traverse this Earth as one nation.” – Kamand Kojouri

We must all stop separating ourselves into categories of nationalities and political parties. These ideologies separate us and cause us to only communicate and socialize with the ones who hold our same beliefs. We have to broaden our scope and accept everyone even if they are different.

14. Lailah Akita Knows We Must Listen to Each Other

“Understanding of each other is the beginning of peace.” - Lailah Akita

“Understanding of each other is the beginning of peace.” – Lailah Akita

Understanding each other and realizing what is in the best interest of the group instead of just ourselves is a path way to peace. Peace is never about the individual, peace is about everyone as a whole. We must stop thinking in terms of ‘”I” and start thinking in terms of “We”.

15. Ron Barrow Stays Positive

“Today is a beautiful day. Thank you! - Ron Barrow

“Today is a beautiful day. Thank you! – Ron Barrow

Ron Barrow does not have time for negativity, he just wants everyone to know that today is beautiful day. Today is another day for love and opportunity. If you didn’t accomplish what you wanted to yesterday, well today is a new day so go out there and do it!

16. Debasish Mrdiha Compares Humans to Nature

“Like nature, we must grow with tranquility, beauty, harmony, and love.” - Debasish Mrdiha

“Like nature, we must grow with tranquility, beauty, harmony, and love.” – Debasish Mrdiha

We cannot grow with constant hate and battle. We can only grow through love and harmony. Positivity is a powerful thing and it goes a long way for people trying to better themselves. Staying positive and believing in other people is the path to growth.

17. Suzy Kassem Believes in Standing Up

“Stand up for what is right, regardless of who is committing the wrong.” - Suzy Kassem

“Stand up for what is right, regardless of who is committing the wrong.” – Suzy Kassem

We all need to stand up for ourselves and do what is right in the face of evil. No matter who is committing the wrong, we have to stand up for what is right. The wrong-doers may be more powerful, but never underestimate the power of the people.

18. H.P. Wood Understands We don’t Always Know Our Capabilities

“Not one of us knows what we can do, until one fine day, we stand up and do it.” - H.P. Wood

“Not one of us knows what we can do, until one fine day, we stand up and do it.” – H.P. Wood

We really do not know what are capable of until we try something. Even a small group of people can accomplish something amazing through dedication and hard work. We will never what we can do until we try to do it.

19. Suzy Kassem is a Strong Believer in Standing up for What is Right

“Stand up for what is just against the unjust.” - Suzy Kassem

“Stand up for what is just against the unjust.” – Suzy Kassem

There is no shame in doing what is right and there is no shame in standing up to people who are doing what is wrong. It may be scary and it may be hard, but it will be worth it because knowing you did the right thing is a feeling that is hard to ignore.

20. Suzy Kassem Believes in Doing What’s Right Even if You are Alone

“Stand up for what is right even if you are standing alone.” - Suzy Kassem

“Stand up for what is right even if you are standing alone.” – Suzy Kassem

There comes a time in everyone’s life where they have to make a decision to follow the pack or do what is right even if you are the only one. These situations have to be handled with decision making. Doing what is right is never the wrong answer and will always lead to better things.

21. Ken Poirot Asks an Inspiring Question

“If not me then who? Confront evil!” - Ken Poirot

“If not me then who? Confront evil!” – Ken Poirot

If you aren’t the one to stand up for what is right, then who will? This is an important question we have to ask when thinking that someone else will handle it. Can you live with yourself knowing that you did nothing when you could have stopped it?

22. Suzy Kassem’s Leader is Herself

“I stand only with Truth and my conscience is my only leader.” - Suzy Kassem

“I stand only with Truth and my conscience is my only leader.” – Suzy Kassem

The only aspect of the world you should look for is the truth. No matter what your beliefs you have to be able to understand the truth of every situation. People become too biased and are blind to what is really going on in the world. Being able to see the world from every person’s perspective is a skill that not many people have.

23. Germany Kent Believes a Life is Remembered for Its Impact on Others’

“If you’re not reaching back to help anyone then you’re not building a legacy.” - Germany Kent

“If you’re not reaching back to help anyone then you’re not building a legacy.” – Germany Kent

If you are only focusing on yourself and your life then are not building any type of legacy. Becoming successful is tough but nobody does it without helping other people. A life is only worth the impact it has on other lives so strive to make the people around you better.

24. Criss Jami Advises to Rebel With a Purpose

“Never rebel for the sake of rebelling, but always rebel for the sake of truth.” - Criss Jami

“Never rebel for the sake of rebelling, but always rebel for the sake of truth.” – Criss Jami

Rebelling for the sake of rebelling will turn you into the boy who cried wolf. Nobody will listen to you in the future because you have become the person who is upset by everything. Only rebel for the truth in serious matters. Carefully planned rebellions go a longer way than many small, worthless rebellions.

25. Lailah Akita Gives a Strong Quote

“Stand up for yourself. Never give any one permission to abuse you.” - Lailah Akita

“Stand up for yourself. Never give any one permission to abuse you.” – Lailah Akita

Never let someone bring you down or abuse you. People’s thoughts can only affect you if you let them. Nobody can get inside your own head without your permission. Always stand up for yourself in times that feel unjust and always do what is right.

26. Michael Bassey Johnson Advises to Get Creative for Your Future

“Get out of your mind and become crazy about your future in a creative way!” - Michael Bassey Johnson

“Get out of your mind and become crazy about your future in a creative way!” – Michael Bassey Johnson

Stop getting so hung up on what is happening right now in your life and start to prepare and look toward the future. The longer you wait to go for your dreams the longer it will take to accomplish them.

27. Israelmore Ayivor Says Stand up at the Right Time

“Stand up for what’s right for you when the time’s right.” - Israelmore Ayivor

“Stand up for what’s right for you when the time’s right.” – Israelmore Ayivor

Sanding for what is right is always the right thing to do, but there is a time and a place in which to do so. We cannot let our emotions get the best of us to the point of blowing our chances of making a real change. We have to plan when and how we are going to stand up for what is right and be prepared.

28. Philip Dick Understands Reality Never Ends

“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” - Philip Dick

“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” – Philip Dick

Many people wish that they could take a break from reality. but it is not going anywhere. People try to escape reality by secluding themselves, but all this does is delay the inevitable. Reality will always be here and we have to learn to face it.

29. Diana Jones Has a Realization

“’This can’t happen in this day and age’, they say it because it is happening.” - Diana Jones

“‘This can’t happen in this day and age’, they say it because it is happening.” – Diana Jones

Whenever people say that something can’t happen in this day in age, they are saying it because it is happening. This has been a common phrase over the last year and we realize that some things that are happening should not be happening in 2016.

30. Leo Tolstoy Believes Change Must Happen Within

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” - Leo Tolstoy

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy

To change the world, we must first change ourselves. Changing the world does not happen without the people who inhabit it changing themselves. We all have to change the way we think and the way he handle ourselves. Changing the world starts with being a better person to the people around you.

31. Nelson Mandela Values Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

As much as education is valued, there is even more value in education than we believe. Education is not just schooling, education is learning on your own. The smartest and most knowledgeable people in the world are the ones who learn on their own and form their own opinions instead of always listening to teachers.

32. Albert Einstein Knows our Thoughts Create Our Lives

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking.” - Albert Einstein

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking.” – Albert Einstein

The world that we live in has been create through the thoughts of people. Thoughts create religion, war and hate. Thoughts also create togetherness and love. To change the world around us we must be prepared to change our thoughts.

33. Albert Einstein Elaborates

“ The world cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” - Albert Einstein

” The world cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein

The world cannot be changed unless we change the way we think about the world. Wishing and hoping for the world to change will not have any impact, we must work together to end all of the hatred and all of the prejudice that is present in the world.

34. Rumi Understands How Change Will Happen

“ Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” - Rumi

” Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

We are naive to think that we can change the world just by wanting to. Learning to change yourself is the first step to changing the world. Ourselves are not enough though, we must help other people grow and educate them to make the world better.

35. Barack Obama Understands it is up to the Individual

“ Change will not come if we wait for some other person.” - Barack Obama

” Change will not come if we wait for some other person.” – Barack Obama

Never assume that someone else will do something. Barack Obama never assumed this and that is why he decided to run for president. He wanted the world to change and he started with himself. He took charge of what he could and dedicated his life to make the world better.

36. Taylor Swift Has Hope

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” - Taylor Swift

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is known for her upbeat character and overall positive attitude. A new beginning is hope for the future. It is telling us that we have another chance to do what we want or make amends. Tomorrow is a new day and next year is a new year. Forget about the past and work toward the future.

37. George Shaw Speaks the Truth about Mind Changing

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” - George Shaw

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Shaw

The people who are unable to change their minds and hold their beliefs so dear to their hearts will never be able to change anything. It is good to stay true to your beliefs, but you also have to understand reason. If your belief is hurting people, then you must be able to change.

38. Libba Bray Understands Change is Slow

“And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” - Libba Bay

“And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” – Libba Bay

Change does not happen overnight. Change happens from years of progressive behavior and understanding. Change starts with one person changing their attitudes and infecting other people. In turn, those people change for the better and infect that onto other people. The cycle continues slowly but surely.

39. Wayne Dyer Believes We Must Change Our Perceptions

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” - Wayne Dyer

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer

We must learn to change the way we view things and the way we view people. If we can change the way we view, then the things and the people we look at will begin to change. We will not see the hate or differences we once saw, we will just see what there is to see.

40. Rick Warren Knows We Can’t Resolve the Past

“ We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” - Rick Warren

” We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” – Rick Warren

We will always be attached to our pasts and the things we did. However, we do not have to be known for it. We can create a better future and legacy for ourselves. Our past is there to be remembered and learned from but it does not have to represent us.

41. Veronica Roth Relates Change to Medical Issues

“ Change, like healing, takes time.” - Veronica Roth

” Change, like healing, takes time.” – Veronica Roth

Change happens slowly. When you fall down and cut yourself, you have that wound for a little while. It slowly heals until it is completely normal again. Change can be like that too. It will be different at first, but after a while you will get used to it and everything will be normal.

42. Milton Berle Creates Opportunity

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” - Milton Berle

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

Milton Berle Knows that opportunity will not come if you just sit around waiting for it to knock on your door. He takes matters into his own hands. He may not even have a door for opportunity to knock at, so he will build one to give it no choice.

43. Leo Tolstoy Enjoys Small Changes

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” - Leo Tolstoy

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” – Leo Tolstoy

Change is supposed to be gradual and small. Any major change takes some serious getting used to and may not even work out. Changes to life and changes to the world need to be made in small doses or else people will not know how to handle themselves.

44. Martin Luther Believes Writing is Key

“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” - Martin Luther

“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” – Martin Luther

If you want to change the world, then tell the whole world about your circumstances. Sometimes people do not know about the challenges of the world and it is hard to have a voice. Write down your story and try to tell it to as many people as possible.

45. William James Believe Actions Make a Difference

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” - William James

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

Act as if everything you do makes a major difference in the world, because deep down, it does. Every action has an effect on you and the people around you. Even the smallest daily actions can have a profound effect that you may not even think was possible.

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