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100+ Motivational Quotes from Changemakers to Inspire You

100+ Motivational Quotes from Changemakers to Inspire You

Looking for inspiration? Take a look at these powerful motivational quotes from Celebrities, Influencers, Activists, Entrepreneurs, Writers, and Historical changemakers that have made our planet a better place to be.

An Inspirational quote from Nelson Mandela about success.
Nelson Mandela – South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, statesman and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
An Inspirational quote from Taylor Swift about legacy.
Taylor Swift – American singer-songwriter, and philanthropist.
An Inspirational quote from Princess Diana about kindness.
Princess of Wales, Diana – Activist and Member of the British royal family.
An Inspirational quote from Charlize Theron about society.
Charlize Theron – South African Actress, Founder of The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project.
An Inspirational quote from Brent Brown about gratitude and happiness.
Brené Brown – American professor, lecturer, author, and podcast host.
Mahatma Gandhi – Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist and political ethicist.
An Inspirational quote from Lady Gaga about making the world a better place.
Lady Gaga – American singer, songwriter, and actress, and Founder of The Born This Way Foundation.
An Inspirational quote from Maya Angelou about treating others well.
Maya Angelou – American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
An Inspirational quote from Brent Lindeque talking about helping others.
Brent Lindeque – Good Things Guy Founder.
An Inspirational quote from Oprah Winfrey about integrity.
Oprah Winfrey – American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.
An Inspirational quote from JK Rowling about magic and power.
J.K Rowling – British author, philanthropist, film producer, television producer, and screenwriter.
An Inspirational quote from Lupita Nyong'o about beauty and compassion.
Lupita Nyong’o – Kenyan-Mexican actress. 
An Inspirational quote from Dolly Parton about finding your path in life.
Dolly Parton – American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, humanitarian and Founder of The Dollywood Foundation.
An Inspirational quote from Nidi During about fighting cystic fibrosis  by being positive.
NiQi During – Cystic Fibrosis warrior from South Africa.
An Inspirational quote from Marilyn Monroe about beauty.
Marilyn Monroe – American actress, model, and singer.
An Inspirational quote from Ruth Bader Ginsburg about leadership and fighting for what you believe in.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg – American lawyer and US Supreme Court Justice.
An Inspirational quote from Florence Welch about day dreaming and sanity.
Florence Welch – English singer.

An Inspirational quote from  Stevie Nicks about fears and being afraid .
Stevie Nicks –  American singer, songwriter and producer.
An Inspirational quote from Imtiaz Sooliman - Gift of the Givers founder about money.
Imtiaz Sooliman – Founder of The Gift of the Givers.
An Inspirational quote from Lisa ling about being judgemental of others.
Lisa Ling – American journalist, television personality, and author.
An Inspirational quote from Laverne Cox about not caring what others think of you.
Laverne Cox – American actress and LGBTQ+ advocate.
An Inspirational quote from Martin Luther king about justice and civil rights.
Martin Luther King – American Baptist minister and civil rights activist.
An Inspirational quote from Adele about letting go of your past.
Adele – English singer and songwriter.
An Inspirational quote from Barack Obama about being the change you want to see in the world.
Barack Obama – American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States.
An Inspirational quote from Britney Spears about having hope and the #freeBritney movement.
Britney Spears – American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. #FreeBritney
An Inspirational quote from Shanaya who lost her battle with Cancer.
Shanaya The First – Cancer warrior from South Africa.
An inspirational quote from Marina Diamantis (Marina and the diamonds) about beauty in the world.
Marina Diamantis – Welsh singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.
An Inspirational quote from Greta Thunberg about not being too small to make a difference.
Greta Thunberg – Swedish environmental activist.

An Inspirational quote from Amy Poehler about sharing your heart.
Amy Poehler – American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director.
An Inspirational quote from Michelle Obama about success.
Michelle Obama – American attorney and author who served as the First Lady of the United States
An Inspirational quote from Catherine du Plooy - BackaBuddy COO about being kind.
Catherine Du Plooy – COO of crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy.
Billie Eilish quote happier than ever
Billie Eilish – American singer and songwriter.
An Inspirational quote from Trevor Noah about failure and rejection.
Trevor Noah – South African comedian, television host, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and Founder of The Trevor Noah Foundation.
Kacey Musgraves – American singer, songwriter and multi-instramentalist.
An inspirational quote from Romario Valentine about nature and determination.
Romario Valentine – Ocean sole ambassador, eco-warrior, and artist from South Africa.
An inspirational quote from Helen Keller about beauty.
Helen Keller – American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer.
Inspirational quote from BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, about  success and looking back at your past.
BTS – South Korean boy band.
An inspirational quote from Meghan Markle about women finding their voice.
Dutchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle – American member of the British royal family and a former actress.
An inspirational quote from Anne Frank about changing the world.
Anne Frank – German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage.
Inspirational quote from Zanele Hlatshwayo founder of Rise18, about regret and mental health.
Zanele Hlatshwayo – Mental Health advocate and Founder of Rise18.
An inspirational quote from Beyoncé Knowles about following your heart.
Beyoncé Knowles – American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and Founder of The Survivor Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Porky's People co-founder Theresa Pienaar about helping others.
Theresa Pienaar – Co-founder of Porky’s People.
An inspirational quote from RuPaul Charles about imagination.
Rupaul – American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality, and author.
Carina Crayton – Co-founder of The Wild Heart Wildlife Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Mother Teresa about happiness.
Mother Teresa – Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
An inspirational quote from Rihanna about helping others.
Rihanna – Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer, businesswoman, and Founder of Clara Lionel Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Shakespeare about life.
William Shakespeare – English playwright, poet, and actor.
An inspirational quote from Patricia Lewis in Afrikaans which means "a chance is only a chance if you take
Patricia Lewis – South African singer, actress and television presenter.
An inspirational quote from Kamala Harris about opening the door for other women and people of colour.
Kamala Harris – American politician and attorney who is the 49th vice president of the United States.
An inspirational quote from Henry Cock, founder of Mentally Aweh, about challenging your inner-self.
Henry Cock – Businessman and Mental Health advocate.
An inspirational quote from Queen Elizabeth about love and hate.
Queen Elizabeth II – Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms.
An inspirational quote from Miley Cyrus from the movie Hannah Montana and her song "The Climb"
Miley Cyrus – American singer, songwriter, actress, and Founder of The Happy Hippie Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Tyler Vivier from Good Things Guy about the South African spirit.
Tyler Leigh Vivier – Journalist for Good Things Guy.
An inspirational quote from Viola Davis about serving others.
Viola Davis – American actress and producer.
An inspirational quote from Shania  Twain about taking chances.
Shania Twain – Canadian singer and songwriter.
An inspirational quote from Mara Glennie founder of Tears about supporting women.
Mara Glennie – Founder & Director of TEARS Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Albert Einstein about knowing what matters in life.
Albert Einstein – German-born theoretical physicist.
An inspirational quote from Siya Kolisi about helping others with the Kolisi Foundation
Siya Kolisi – South African professional rugby union player and Founder of The Kolisi Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Chadwick baseman about finding your purpose.
Chadwick Boseman – American actor and playwright.
An inspirational quote from Chelsea handler about life and laughter.
Chelsea Handler – American comedian, actress, writer, television host, producer and activist.
An inspirational quote from Desmond tutu about doing good.
Desmond Tutu – South African Anglican cleric and theologian.
An inspirational quote from Leilani Kuter from 'Yellow for survivors' about confronting your past.
Leilani Kuter – Rape Activist and Founder of Yellow For Survivors.
An inspirational quote from Hillary Clinton about doing good.
Hillary Clinton – American politician, diplomat, lawyer, Co-founder of The Clinton Foundation, writer, and public speaker who served as the 67th United States secretary of state.
An inspirational quote from David Attenborough about nature and the environment.
David Attenborough – English broadcaster and natural historian.
An inspirational quote from Harriet Tubman about dreaming and changing the world.
Harriet Tubman – American abolitionist and political activist.
An inspirational quote from Jacinda Ardern about confidence.
Jacinda Ardern – 40th prime minister of New Zealand and as leader of the Labour Party.
An inspirational quote from Walt Disney about following your dreams.
Walt Disney – American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer.
An inspirational quote from Jed Sucking who passed away from cancer. Rainbows and smiles.
Jed Brady Thomas-Suckling – Cancer warrior from South Africa.
An inspirational quote from Ed Sheeran about success.
Ed Sheeran – English singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
An inspirational quote from Jill Ritchie about fundraising  helping others.
Jill Ritchie – South African fundraiser and Director at Papillon Press & Consultancy.
An inspirational quote from Marie Curie about finding perfection.
Marie Curie – Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist.
An inspirational quote from Ariana Grande about love, life and success.
Ariana Grande – American singer, actress and Founder of Orange Twins Rescue.
An inspirational quote from Elon Musk  about doing what is important even when it's difficult.
Elon Musk – South African born entrepreneur and business magnate.
Olivia Rodrigo – American actress, singer, and songwriter.
An inspirational quote from Rosa Parks about fear and doing what must be done.
Rosa Parks – American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.
An inspirational quote from Joshua Roos about helping others.
Joshua Roos – Founder of Joshua’s Soup Kitchen in Gordon’s Bay, South Africa.
An inspirational quote from Eleanor Roosevelt about life.
Eleanor Roosevelt – American political figure, diplomat and activist.
An inspirational quote from Angelina Jolie about opportunity and understanding how big the world is.
Angelina Jolie – American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.
An inspirational quote from singer, Pink, about respect vs attention.
Pink – American singer and songwriter.
An inspirational quote from Helen Zille about freedom.
Helen Zille – South African politician.
An inspirational quote from Steve Jobs about changing the world.
Steve Jobs – American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor.
An inspirational quote from Madonna about being a better version of yourself.
Madonna – American singer, songwriter, actress and Founder of Raising Malawi.
An inspirational quote from Nikkie Tutorials about telling her story and coming out as trans.
Nikkie De Jager – Dutch makeup artist and beauty vlogger. @NikkieTutorials
An inspirational quote from Julia Louis-Dreyfus about being active in your community and making a difference in your own life,
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – American actress, comedian, and producer.
An inspirational quote from Elizabeth Warren about women in politics.
Elizabeth Warren – American politician and former law professor who is the senior United States senator from Massachusetts.
An inspirational quote from Coco Chanel about life.
Coco Chanel – French fashion designer and businesswoman.
An inspirational quote from Elton John about living life without hesitation.
Elton John – English singer, songwriter, pianist, composer and Founder of The Elton John AIDS Foundation.
An inspirational quote from Prince Harry about mental health and healing.
Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry – Activist and Member of the British royal family.
An inspirational quote from Dua Lipa about self-love.
Dua Lipa – English singer and songwriter.
An inspirational quote from Tina Fey about being part of the solution.
Tina Fey – American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and playwright.
An inspirational quote from  Dr. Anthony Fauci about the power of science.
Dr. Anthony Fauci – American physician-scientist and immunologist.
An inspirational quote from Katy Perry about confidence.
Katy Perry – American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
An inspirational quote from Lizzo about the strength in vulnerability.
Lizzo – American singer, rapper, songwriter, and flutist.
Bronwyn Litkie - Founder of SA Women Fight Back, a South African organisation against Gender-based violence.
Bronwyn Litkie – Founder of SA Women Fight Back, a South African organisation against Gender-based violence.
An inspirational quote from Florence Nightingale about life.
Florence Nightingale – English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing.
Jarette Petzer - Founder of #ImStaying and Move One Million on South Africa.
Jarette Petzer – Founder of #ImStaying and Move One Million.
An inspirational quote from Richard Branson about treating others with respect.
Richard Branson – English business magnate, investor, author, and space tourist.
An inspirational quote from Kelly Clarkson about hope. Pinterest.
Kelly Clarkson – American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and television personality.
An inspirational quote from Joanita Van Wyk from #Imstaying and MoveOneMillion about being brave and being the change in society.
Joanita Van Wyk – South African social media influencer.

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