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 Quotes:

  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
  4. 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
  13. 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
  16. 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 Quotes:

  1.  Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. – John Wayne
  2.  Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki
  3.  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
  4.  If you want to fly, give everything up that weighs you down. – Toni Morrison
  5.  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
  6. It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. – David Feherty
  7.  I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. -Thomas A. Edison
  8.  In order to succeed, your fear for success must be much greater than your fear for failure. -Bill Cosby
  9.  So far you’ve survived 100% of your worst days. -Unknown
  10.  Mistakes are portals of discovery. -James Joyce
  11.  If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. -Seth Gordin
  12.  If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated. -Paul F. Davis
  13.  Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. -Les Brown
  14. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. -Thomas A. Edison
  15.  Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. -John D. Rockefeller
  16.  Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence. -Lisa M. Amos

Love & Relationships Quotes

  1.  I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. -Mahatma Gandhi
  2.  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
  3.  Show respect, even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. – Unknown
  4.  People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will not forget what you made them feel – Maya Angelou
  5.  Nobody can hurt me without my permission.  -Mahatma Gandhi
  6.  Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it. – Swedish Proverb
  7.  Assumptions are the termites of relationships. – Henry Winkler
  8.  Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. -Leo Buscaglia
  9. Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.    -Elizabeth Browning
  10.  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
  11.  Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. – Paul Boose
  12.  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
  13.  Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou
  14.  A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin
  15.  Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu
  16.  You don’t love someone because they’re perfect; you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. – Jodi Picoult
  17.  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
  18.  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
  19.  What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. -Leo Tolstoy
  20.  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
  21.  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
  22.  True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. -David Tyson Gentry
  23. Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.-Tennessee Williams
  24.  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
  25.  They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. -Carl W. Buechner

Finances & Money Quotes

  1.  Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want..to impress people that they don’t like. -Will Rogers
  2.  He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. -Eleanor Roosevelt
  3.  The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money. -Anonymous
  4.  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
  5.  Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self. -Nathan W. Morris
  6.  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
  7. Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.  -Joe Biden
  8.  The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket. -Will Roger
  9.  There are people who have money and people who are rich.  -Coco Chanel
  10.  Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.  -Margaret Bonnano
  11.  Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. -Benjamin Franklin
  12. 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:

How To Manage Money In Your 30s

Bucket List for Turning 30: Things To Do Before 30