The motivational drivel that is being fed to us and pushed down our throats by the many lifestyle influencers and gurus everywhere and every day seem to lose their meaning the more you see of them. Even more so after clothing companies decided to write these pearls of wisdom on random t-shirts, while others proudly put theirs on coffee mugs and even smartphone cases. As with everything in this life - once it's too much, it loses its primary meaning. And in this case, the predisposition to inspire and motivate.

Yet, some people still strive to inspire and share the glimmer of hope about things finding their right path in the chaos of our lives. And they do so in the most unexpected places or at the most unanticipated times, leaving their notes and quotes for us to find in our hour of need. From graffitis in public places to postcards from random strangers, we've collected a plethora of good examples on how the real wisdom of life can reach you out of the blue.

So, if you are in need of some life-changing quotes to set your mind straight, scroll down below and check out this list full of random yet absolutely beautiful thoughts on life, people, and love. Tell us what you think in the comments and don't forget to vote on the one that's the most eye-opening!

#1

Saw This Guy Spreading An Awesome Message On The Side Of The Road. The Front Says #youareloved

Saw This Guy Spreading An Awesome Message On The Side Of The Road. The Front Says #youareloved

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JillVille 3 months ago

Some people are just awesome! I hope the right people saw his sign that day!

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#2

Saw This On My Way Home Today

Saw This On My Way Home Today

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Luis Milian 3 months ago

I love this one! <3

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#3

Found This Taped To The Inside Of My Son’s Bedroom Door

Found This Taped To The Inside Of My Son’s Bedroom Door

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Luis Milian 3 months ago (edited)

your son will make it far in life

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#4

Hiking Through Japan And Found This

Hiking Through Japan And Found This

"Dear Stranger,

I'm from Adelaide, Australia, you have no idea who I am and I've traveled to here Japan, to leave you this letter!

Life is tough, isn't it? Just wanted to leave this note with you to tell you YOU MATTER!

If you've ever felt alone or that you don't fit in, well don't, you are unique, you are one of a kind and we will never meet, but you were meant to get this letter.

I love you. You are important

-Stranger"

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Zoe's Mom 3 months ago

This one almost made me cry.

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#5

Bathroom Stall Wisdom

Bathroom Stall Wisdom

"There is literally nothing in nature that blooms all year long so don't expect yourself to do so."

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The Girl on Fire 3 months ago

Who was here though? Don't keep me in suspense

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#6

A Quote Written By My Aunt Before Her Premature Death

A Quote Written By My Aunt Before Her Premature Death

"Life has no smooth road for any of us. As we go down it, we need to remember that happiness is a talent we develop, not an object we seek. It's the ability to bounce back from life's inevitable setbacks.

Some people are crushed by misfortune, others grow because of it."

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JillVille 3 months ago

Your Aunt was a wise woman!

#7

Playing Hooky From Work, I Found This Enlightening Inscription While I Sat On A Bench In A Park Contemplating Life

Playing Hooky From Work, I Found This Enlightening Inscription While I Sat On A Bench In A Park Contemplating Life

"It's all there if you just pay attention"

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Pretty Pangolin 2 months ago

I like this!

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#8

Walked Out My Front Door To See This Today

Walked Out My Front Door To See This Today

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Doober 3 months ago

Love this

#9

Spotting On The Ride Home From Work, Shanghai

Spotting On The Ride Home From Work, Shanghai

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Isaac Kim 1 month ago

Love this one!

#10

Saw This On My Way To Work And It Made Me Happy

Saw This On My Way To Work And It Made Me Happy

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ImGayForGreenDay 1 month ago

nolite te bastardes carborundrum!

#11

Good Thing

Good Thing

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King Of Spades 3 months ago

Well, ok then

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#12

Found Outside A Cafe

Found Outside A Cafe

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ADHORTATOR 3 months ago

Love this one

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#13

While He Was Asleep, I Noticed That My 9-Year-Old Son, Who Has Dyslexia, Had "Tattooed" This On His Arm

While He Was Asleep, I Noticed That My 9-Year-Old Son, Who Has Dyslexia, Had "Tattooed" This On His Arm

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3 months ago

Wow

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#14

This Came In The Mail Last Year. Sometimes Little Things Like That Are Needed To Get Motivated

This Came In The Mail Last Year. Sometimes Little Things Like That Are Needed To Get Motivated

"In case no one has told you today or when you've needed to hear it:

  • You are loved.
  • You are beautiful.
  • You are important.
  • You are forgiven.

From a stranger in search of a world filled with more kindness.

(This card was sent as a random act of kindness. I hope it brightens your day.)"

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The Girl on Fire 3 months ago

This is a really good idea

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#15

Found This On My Nature Hike

Found This On My Nature Hike

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Magic567 3 months ago

thankyou

#16

Motivational Street Art

Motivational Street Art

"Take the bricks your enemies throw at you and build your castle"

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FatBaby 3 months ago

"...It's better to lose a minute in your life than your life in a minute..."

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#17

Never Give Up On Healthy Habits

Never Give Up On Healthy Habits

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Zoe's Mom 3 months ago

GOOD ONE!

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#18

Third Message Of This Type I Have Seen On My Way To College In The Morning

Third Message Of This Type I Have Seen On My Way To College In The Morning

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MADELEINE KIMBALL 2 months ago

I love how it says 'too much'. It's okay to remember, as long as you learn <3

#19

F. E. A. R.

F. E. A. R.

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Lolipopunicorn 3 months ago

I guarantee I will remember this for the rest of my life.

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#20

The Best You Can Do Is Work On Yourself

The Best You Can Do Is Work On Yourself

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Luis Milian 3 months ago

sometimes we need to be selfish and take care of ourselves before taking care of others

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#21

Quote Of The Day Brought To You By The Lunch Lady At Work

Quote Of The Day Brought To You By The Lunch Lady At Work

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The Girl on Fire 3 months ago

And a few bad chapters doesn't mean the end of the story. ❤️

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#22

We Buried Mum Today. We Found This In One Of Her Notebooks

We Buried Mum Today. We Found This In One Of Her Notebooks

"November, 2015

None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you're carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There's no time for anything else. "

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Lolipopunicorn 3 months ago

I know it's beside the point, but she had beautiful handwriting

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#23

Even If Nobody Cares

Even If Nobody Cares

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Jolee Koop 2 months ago

This includes making your life beautiful because it doesn't matter what others think or don't think about your life it only matters how you feel.

#24

Wise Words My Grandpa Wrote To My Aunt Almost 60 Years Ago

Wise Words My Grandpa Wrote To My Aunt Almost 60 Years Ago

"December 25, 1957

Dear Daughter,

Everyone lives by habit, either good or bad; therefore, strive to establish the good habit attitude, then you wont have to break the bad.

Your father, Dad"

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 months ago

Your father, .....DAD... Love that <3 Not Roy or Allan...Dad!

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#25

Thanks Again, Danger Dog

Thanks Again, Danger Dog

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IamDrei_ 1 month ago

My favorite

#26

Found This On My Little Cousin's Door. He Suffers From Down Syndrome. This Really Warms My Heart

Found This On My Little Cousin's Door. He Suffers From Down Syndrome. This Really Warms My Heart

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karen snyder 2 months ago

I'd like to think that he HAS downs syndrome, but isn't suffering from it. I understand, it's complicated, but it's not painful. In my experience, folks with downs syndrome are pretty happy; so long as the idiots of the world don't tell them they are suffering from some injustice.

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#27

Believe

Believe

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Joanne 3 months ago

This one is not just an inspirational quote but also a funny joke and a very cutely drawn Nessie.

#28

This Was At The Front Desk Of My Gym A While Back

This Was At The Front Desk Of My Gym A While Back

"3 SIMPLE RULES OF LIFE:

  1. If you don't go after what you want, you'll NEVER have it
  2. If you don't ask, the answer will always be NO
  3. If you don't step forward, you will always be in the same place"

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MADELEINE KIMBALL 2 months ago (edited)

but what if you step...BACKWARDS :o

#29

Came Across This Stone A Few Miles Into My Morning Hike

Came Across This Stone A Few Miles Into My Morning Hike

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Zoe's Mom 3 months ago

I found 2; 1 in Hercules, CA and another in Sonoma, CA. Both referred to the affection of LOVE.

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#30

Thanks To The Guy At A Queens Coffee Shop For This Motivation

Thanks To The Guy At A Queens Coffee Shop For This Motivation

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Chris DiFonso 2 months ago

Oscar Wilde said this back in the 1800s

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#31

I See You

I See You

It was written on the wall of a studio my partner was at

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#32

Sat Down To Brunch And My Shirt Bottom Curled Over To Display A Hidden Message

Sat Down To Brunch And My Shirt Bottom Curled Over To Display A Hidden Message

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#33

Maximum Motivation

Maximum Motivation

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Joanne 3 months ago

Hahaha I love this one! It's way better than my usual to-do lists.

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#34

Never In My Life Has A Pack Of Gum Motivated Me As Much As This One

Never In My Life Has A Pack Of Gum Motivated Me As Much As This One

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MADELEINE KIMBALL 2 months ago

Don't look baaaack, just CaArry ooon, and the shadoows will never Find youu

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#35

Some Lady Was Handing These Out During Halloween Along With Candy

Some Lady Was Handing These Out During Halloween Along With Candy

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Phi 6 days ago

Great idea!

#36

Saw This Outside My Professor's Office. Just Another Reason He's Everyone's Favorite Instructor

Saw This Outside My Professor's Office. Just Another Reason He's Everyone's Favorite Instructor

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 months ago

Yup. Live your life....

#37

My Tea Had Some Solid Motivation For Me Today

My Tea Had Some Solid Motivation For Me Today

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Lolipopunicorn 3 months ago

Wait a sec... I learned about this guy in 6th grade! He is all about nature and going with the flow. I'm pretty sure he was an ancient Chinese philosopher, but this goes to show what a pretty inspirational guy he was!

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#38

Spotted This Poster While Walking Through Campus

Spotted This Poster While Walking Through Campus

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Podunkus 2 months ago

“Just keep swimming, just keep swimming... Swimming, swimming, just keep swimming.” - Dory BE8DB9AC-C...0-jpeg.jpg BE8DB9AC-CF82-4BDC-8E54-525C42FCCEF9-5d2b4bb6b1d20-jpeg.jpg

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#39

Found This On The Inside Of A Urinal At Burning Man

Found This On The Inside Of A Urinal At Burning Man

"We come to the desert

Looking for a party

Looking for adventure

Instead we found ourselves

We are the party

We are the adventure"

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Ashley Harrold 2 months ago

Seems very fitting for Burning Man

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#40

This Was At The Entrance Of The Local Gym I Go To

This Was At The Entrance Of The Local Gym I Go To

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The Girl on Fire 3 months ago

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

#41

My Tea Bag Today, Hit Me Right Where I Needed It. I Hope This Inspires You

My Tea Bag Today, Hit Me Right Where I Needed It. I Hope This Inspires You

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Podunkus 2 months ago (edited)

I know you didn’t ask, but here’s my advice. Be careful about how you approach that romantic notion because it can also hold you back. A famous football coach once explained that “potential” can become something of an ugly word when it just means that you’ve never accomplished anything and have absolutely nothing to show. It’s fine when you’re very young, but if you’re now 30-something and people are still talking about your “potential” then maybe you have some cause for concern.

#42

Keep At It! Focus On One Thing

Keep At It! Focus On One Thing

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Magpie 2 months ago

This is very good! Helps me today. Without making it tooo hard ( depression is my constant companion)

#43

My Morning Tea Included This

My Morning Tea Included This

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 months ago

That was Sean Bean wasn't it ;D ...

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#44

Written On The Barbell So It’s Always There

Written On The Barbell So It’s Always There

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Milena 3 months ago

I disagree... do quit and run if need be, apply the non quitting rule only to your health and education, but run from abuse of any sort and quit any demeaning position, love yourself.

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