44 Truly Inspiring Quotes Left By Strangers In The Most Unexpected Places
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!
Saw This Guy Spreading An Awesome Message On The Side Of The Road. The Front Says #youareloved
Saw This On My Way Home Today
Bathroom Stall Wisdom
"There is literally nothing in nature that blooms all year long so don't expect yourself to do so."
Hiking Through Japan And Found This
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
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"
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."
Walked Out My Front Door To See This Today
Spotting On The Ride Home From Work, Shanghai
While He Was Asleep, I Noticed That My 9-Year-Old Son, Who Has Dyslexia, Had "Tattooed" This On His Arm
Saw This On My Way To Work And It Made Me Happy
Found Outside A Cafe
Never Give Up On Healthy Habits
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.
(This card was sent as a random act of kindness. I hope it brightens your day.)"
Motivational Street Art
"Take the bricks your enemies throw at you and build your castle"
Found This On My Nature Hike
Third Message Of This Type I Have Seen On My Way To College In The Morning
Quote Of The Day Brought To You By The Lunch Lady At Work
F. E. A. R.
We Buried Mum Today. We Found This In One Of Her Notebooks
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. "
Thanks Again, Danger Dog
Found This On My Little Cousin's Door. He Suffers From Down Syndrome. This Really Warms My Heart
Even If Nobody Cares
Wise Words My Grandpa Wrote To My Aunt Almost 60 Years Ago
"December 25, 1957
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"
This Was At The Front Desk Of My Gym A While Back
"3 SIMPLE RULES OF LIFE:
- If you don't go after what you want, you'll NEVER have it
- If you don't ask, the answer will always be NO
- If you don't step forward, you will always be in the same place"
Came Across This Stone A Few Miles Into My Morning Hike
Thanks To The Guy At A Queens Coffee Shop For This Motivation
I See You
It was written on the wall of a studio my partner was at
Sat Down To Brunch And My Shirt Bottom Curled Over To Display A Hidden Message
Never In My Life Has A Pack Of Gum Motivated Me As Much As This One
My Tea Had Some Solid Motivation For Me Today
Some Lady Was Handing These Out During Halloween Along With Candy
Saw This Outside My Professor's Office. Just Another Reason He's Everyone's Favorite Instructor
Spotted This Poster While Walking Through Campus
This Was At The Entrance Of The Local Gym I Go To
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"