130+ Best 'Cheer Up' Quotes To Brighten Your Day

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Everyone has ups and downs in life.

Encouragement and cheering up helps to keep our spirits high and gives us the courage to prepare for upcoming hurdles and challenges. A quick pat on the back, spending quality time together, a peaceful walk and holding hands in encouragement are just few ways to cheer up your dear ones.

Cheering up means encouraging and motivating someone who is feeling low. 'Comfort', 'reassure' and 'perk up' are few other words that mean the same as 'cheer up'. If you are looking for the right words to cheer someone up, we have penned a collection of cheer up quotes to brighten one's spirit.

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Good Cheer Up Quotes To Make Your Day

Spread happiness, encouragement and love by starting your day on a positive note. We have summed up some cheer up quotes to brighten your day.

1.“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

– A. Einstein.

2.“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions.”

- Robin Hood.

3.“Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.”

- Benjamin Franklin.

4."When everything feels like an uphill struggle just think of the view from the top."

- Unknown*.

5."Everything you can imagine is real."

- Pablo Picasso.

6."Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason."

- Unknown*.

7."People will always throw stones in your path. What will happen depends on what you make out of it – a wall or a bridge! So cheer up and move on."

- Unknown*.

8."We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer."

-Robert Falcon Scott.

9.“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien.

10."Cheer up when the night comes, because mornings always give you another chance."

- Nicki Minaj.

11."Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It simply means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections of life."

- Unknown*.

12."If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden."

-  Frances Hodgson Burnett, 'The Secret Garden'.

13.“Life is too short for us to dwell on sadness. Cheer up and live life to the fullest.”

- Dexter Monterde.

14.“Sweat dries, blood clots, bones heal. Suck it up, princess.”

-  Adam Cassidy.

15."Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come."

- James Russell Lowell.

16.“If you love something, set it free; if it comes backs it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was.”

-  Richard Bach.

17.“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

– Babe Ruth.

18.“Impossible is just an opinion.”

– Paulo Coelho.

19.“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”

– Lou Holtz.

20."God will not give you a burden you can’t handle. So, if you find yourself in a mess that's impossible to resolve, take this challenge as a compliment – God thinks you can do it!"

- Unknown*.

21.“The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.”

– Oscar Wilde.

22."The best of healers is good cheer."

– Pindar.

23."In the central place of every heart, there is a recording chamber; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, you are young."

– Samuel Ullman.

24."Cheer up, tomorrow is another chance."


25.“If you are still breathing maybe it is not such a bad day after all.”

- Darren E. Laws.

26."When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place."

– Unknown*.

27.“If at first you don’t succeed try, try, again.”


28."If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be."


29."We can see through others only when we can see through ourselves.”

– Bruce Lee.

30.“I've got nothing to do today but smile.”

- Simon and Garfunkel, 'The Only Boy Living In New York'.

31.“I get the news I need on the weather report And I have nothing to do today but smile”

- Simon and Garfunkel, 'The Only Boy Living In New York'.

32.“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best day of your life.”


33."Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."

-Søren Kierkegaard.

Inspirational Quotes To Cheer Someone Up

Are you looking to change the way someone feels about their life? We can use the following cheer up quotes to cheer up someone we love on a bad day, or any day!

34.“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”

- Helen Keller.

35.“Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.”

- Unknown*.

36."Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

– Marcus Aurelius.

37.“Believe you can and you're halfway there.”

- Theodore Roosevelt.

38."Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable."

- Coco Chanel.

39."All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them."

- Walt Disney.

40."You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."

- Mae West.

41."The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting."

- Walt Disney.

42.“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

43.“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

- Dalai Lama.

44."Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit."


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

- Henry Ford.

46.“Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.”

– Yuri Kochiyama.

47.“Do or do not. There is no try.”

- Yoda, 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.

48."The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes."

- Frank Lloyd Wright.

49."Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."

- Arthur Ashe.

50."Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles."

– Charlie Chaplin.

51.“The big lesson in life is never be scared of anyone or anything.”

– Frank Sinatra.

52.“Life’s a game made for everyone and love is the prize”

– Avicii, 'Wake Me Up'.

These cheer up quotes are inspiring.

Cheer Up Quotes To Cheer You Up

Life is too short too dwell on sadness and tomorrow is another chance to choose happiness, so here are a few cheer up quotes. Use these cheer up quotes to cheer you up every day and to cheer up someone special.

53."There is always someone better off than you, and there is always someone worse off than you."

-  C.L. Hall.

54."Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out."

- Robert Collier.

55."Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."

- John D. Rockefeller.

56."If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased."

- Katharine Hepburn.

57."Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow."

- Helen Keller.

58."Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken."

- Oscar Wilde.

59."Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

- Thomas A. Edison.

60."No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it."

- Henry Ward Beecher.

61.“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles.”

- Helen Keller.

62.“Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

- Oprah Winfrey.

63."Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears."

– John Lennon.

64."“My entire life can be described in one sentence: It didn't go as planned and that's okay.”

― Rachel Wolchin.

65.“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

- Matthew 19:26.

66.“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

-Romans 15:5-6.

67."When I get sad, I stop being sad and start being awesome instead. "

-Barney Stilson.

Cheer Up Quotes For Friends

Can we imagine life without friends? To boost their spirit, we have collected a few cheer up quotes and messages for your buddies.

68."The sky is everywhere, it begins at your feet."

- Jandy Nelson.

69."Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you've got."  

-Benjamin Hoff.

70."Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye."  

-Helen Keller.

71.“Never regret anything that made you smile.”

– Mark Twain.

72."You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down."

-Charlie Chaplin.

73."When you don't see your life moving in right direction, don't worry take left. Cheer up and keep walking."


74."It might take a long time, but things will be alright with time, please don’t lose hope. Cheer up, my sweet friend."


75.“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.”

- Tennessee Williams.

76.“If you think someone could use a friend. Be one.”

– Unknown*.

77.“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

– Michael Jordan.

78.“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

- Albus Dumbledore, 'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban'.

79.“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a life for me and I’m feeling good.”

– Michael Buble, 'Feeling Good'.

80.“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”

– Shonda Rhimes.

81.“When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.”

- Maria Shriver.

82.“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.”

– Judy Garland.

83.“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”

- Donna Roberts.

84.“No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become successful.”

- Jaymin Shah.

85.“A simple smile. That’s the start of opening your heart and being compassionate to others.”

- Dalai Lama.

86.“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

-  Albert Schweitzer.

87.“Today is where your book begins, the rest is still unwritten.”

– Natasha Bedingfield, 'Unwritten'.

88.“Don’t be afraid of new beginnings. Don’t shy away from new people, new energy, new surroundings. Embrace new chances at happiness.”  

-  Billy Chapata.

89."You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing."

- Philippos.

90."People ask, 'What's the best role you've ever played?' The next one."

- Kevin Kline.

91."You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."

- Wayne Gretzky.

92."Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people."

- Eleanor Roosevelt.

93."Once you choose hope, anything's possible."

- Christopher Reeve.

94.“I love those who can smile in trouble.”

– Leonardo da Vinci.

95.“When things are difficult, smile by faith. Don’t wait until you feel better.”

– Joel Osteen.

96.“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

– John Quincy Adams.

97.“The hard days are what make you stronger.”

– Aly Raisman.

99.“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

– Roy T. Bennett.

100.“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

– Tim Notke.

101.“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

– Thomas Edison.

Happy Quotes To Bring Cheer In One's Life

Here are a few cheer up quotes to bring hope in anyone's life, no matter what they are feeling. Why not share these cheer up quotes with someone you love today?

102.“Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.”

– Kamari aka Lyrikal.

103.“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.”

– Christine Caine

104.“Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.”

– St. Jerome.

105.“Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded there.”

– Dr. Wayne D. Dyer.

106.“You must do the kind of things you think you cannot do.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt.

107.“You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.”

– Ali Krieger.

108.“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.”

– Helen Keller.

109.“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

– Maya Angelou.

110.“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

– Katharine Hepburn.

111.“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.

112.“Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.”

– John Wooden.

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

- Wayne W. Dyer.

114.“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

- Paulo Coelho, 'The Alchemist'.

115.“I could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me”

– Taylor Swift, 'New Romantics'.

116.“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”

- Michele Ruiz.

117.“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

- Abraham Lincoln.

118."Life is not a problem to be solved but a gift to be enjoyed. Make the best of this day."


119.“It’s just a bad day not a bad life.”


Bring back the smile in her with these 'cheer up' quotes.

Quotes To Cheer Her Up

For your sweet, beautiful girl, shower your affection and admiration with the below collection of cheer up quotes.

120."Cheer up, buttercup. Storms don’t last forever."

- Unknown*.

121."After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer."

– William R. Alger.

122."It doesn't matter if you are a woman or a man, the important thing is your determination."

- Milka Duno.

123.“Cheer up sweet beautiful girl! You are going to love again, and it will be magnificent.”


124.“There are very hard moments that life brings us, but we have great love, a powerful force that encourages us to keep going. I am with you, my dear! ”


125."Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over."

-Bella Abzug.

126."Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude, and a lady with class."


127."Nothing can dim the light that shines from within."

-Maya Angelou.

128."The woman who does not required validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet."


129."A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night."


130."Little girls with dreams becomes women with vision."

- Unknown*.

131.“The people who make you smile from just seeing them, those are my favorite people.”

– Koi Fresco.

132."The kind of beauty i want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within-strength, courage, dignity."

-Ruby Dee.

133."Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim."

-Nora Ephron.

134."One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul."

-Brigitte Nicole.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best cheer up quotes, why not take a look at these weekend quotes, or Saturday motivational quotes for more?

*Do you know where this quote originated? Please email us to let us know at [email protected]


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