There's a lot to be said about positive thinking, but during the everyday grind, it gets hard to find optimism 24/7. The stressors of work, relationships and life in general can take a toll. That's why it's often a great idea to look to outside sources for motivation to help you keep the flame of positivity fired up inside yourself. That's where our list of the very best inspirational quotes comes in. These short, powerful and (sometimes) funny sayings will give you the dose of inspiration you need to tackle anything that comes your way this year.
Below, you'll find a list of inspirational words of wisdom from people — powerhouse actors, musicians and authors — who have experienced a lot of ups and downs, but still managed to grab some insight through it all to share with the world. From Michelle Obama to Demi Lovato, these positive affirmations from your favorite celebrities will uplift you, empower you and get you ready for the next chapter in your life.