Top 70 Inspiring Turning 30 Quotes

 We all love a good quote and an opportunity to receive some inspo. So I've tracked down my favorite quotes for success, fear, love and finance for the women in your 30s.  Take it a step further and use them as your guide for the best 30th birthday quotes. 






















Success & Inspirational


1.  The best way to predict your future is to create it - Abraham Lincoln 



2.  Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better." Jim Rohn


3.  It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot



The woman you're becoming will cost you people, relationships, spaces and material things. Choose her over everything. -Unknown



5.  Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. -Mark Twain



6.  What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. -Wayne Dyer



7.  Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.      -Lou Holtz



8.  Do learn a new skill, Don't feel pressured to pop out kids, Do enjoy your sexual prime, and Don't be bogged down by your past.  - Olivia Wilde



9.  This is such a pivotal moment in my life! I'm transitioning as a woman, and I'm finally able to express myself as I am. - Beyoncé regarding her 30s.



10.  At 30 you finally start to catch up to those dreams you’ve been chasing for the last 10 plus years. – Bonnidette Lantz 



11.  If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.  - Milton Berle



12.  The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.” – Hervey Allen 



Turning thirty – The best thing that ever happened to me. – Bonnidette Lantz 




14.  Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. -Mark Twain 



15.  You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. - Mae West



At 30, you're old enough to look back, and young enough to look forward. -UNKNOWN



17.  Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right. - Henry FORD



Fear & Failure



18.  Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. -John Wayne 



19.  Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. -Robert Kiyosaki 



20.  Persist – don’t take no for an answer. If you’re happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you’ll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years. -David Rubenstein 



21.  If you want to fly, give everything up that weighs you down. - Toni Morrison



22.  Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. -Oprah Winfrey 



It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. -David Feherty 



24.  I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. -Thomas A. Edison 



25.  In order to succeed, your fear for success must be much greater than your fear for failure. -Bill Cosby 



26.  So far you've survived 100% of your worst days. -Unknown 



27.  Mistakes are portals of discovery. -James Joyce



28.  If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. -Seth Gordin 



29.  If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated. -Paul F. Davis



30.  Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. -Les Brown



Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. -Thomas A. Edison



32.  Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. -John D. Rockefeller



33.  Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence. -Lisa M. Amos





Love & Relationships



34.  I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. -Mahatma Gandhi 



35.  When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. – When Harry Met Sally 



36.  Show respect, even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. - Unknown 



37.  People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will not forget what you made them feel - Maya Angelou



38.  Nobody can hurt me without my permission.  -Mahatma Gandhi 



39.  Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it. - Swedish Proverb 



40.  Assumptions are the termites of relationships. - Henry Winkler 



41.  Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. -Leo Buscaglia 



Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.    -Elizabeth Browning 



43.  Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. – Bruce Lee 



44.  Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. – Paul Boose 




45.  I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. – Marilyn Monroe 



46.  Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou 



47.  A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin 



48.  Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu 



49.  You don’t love someone because they’re perfect; you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. – Jodi Picoult 



50.  If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. It is about appreciation. – Osho 



51.  To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.  - Ogden Nash 



52.  What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. -Leo Tolstoy 



53.  Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.

-Fred Rogers 



54.  Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. - Oprah Winfrey 



55.  True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. -David Tyson Gentry 



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

-Tennessee Williams 



57.  The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. -Thomas Merton 



58.  They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. -Carl W. Buechner 


See also: 5 Tips On Staying Connected With Friends After 30



Finances & Money


59.  Too many people spend money they buy things they don't impress people that they don't like. -Will Rogers 



60.  He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. -Eleanor Roosevelt 



61.  The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money. -Anonymous 



62.  Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. -Paul Samuelson 



63.  Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self. -Nathan W. Morris 



64.  It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for. -Robert Kiyosaki 



Don't tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value.  -Joe Biden 



66.  The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket. -Will Roger 



67.  There are people who have money and people who are rich.  -Coco Chanel



68.  Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.  -Margaret Bonnano



69.  Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. -Benjamin Franklin


See also: Guide to Mastering Finances at 30



If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can’t buy. – Unknown



 What are your favorite turning 30 quotes for inspiring and mastering your 30's? 


See Also:


Bucket List for Turning 30


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