The 25 Most Pinteresting Pinspirational Quotes

These aren't your school nurse's quotes.

Ugh, but beating my coworkers at stuff is so fun. (5,945 pins)
That's some real shit. (2,009 pins)
Nobody will blame you for Instagramming this and hoping your most insufferable friend sees it. (482 pins)
Truly solid advice. (184 pins; should be more)
Touching. (4,629 pins)
Always read this quote with the accent of the ship captain from Jaws. (7,629 pins)
PREACH. (9,600 pins)
Does it still count if I can never remember my dream? (1,100 pins)
Get a load of those broads! (9,681 pins)
Welp, that makes one of us ¯_(ツ)_/¯. (1,958 pins)
Oprah?!?! (3,369 pins)
Good point. (859 pins)
Ugh, fine, Mom. (1,577 pins)
Fine, I'll just text someone else. (2,805 pins)
Fine, I'll shower today. (2,204 pins)
While this is good advice, thinking about cheesecake will not get you a cheesecake. (22,842 pins)
Ehhh maybe not 100% accurate but sure, inspirational. (3,686 pins)
Oh snap. (1,061 pins)
Saucy and needlessly violent! (5,769 pins)

Pinterest is the go‐to place for five types of online media: recipes, DIY projects, fitspo, accessible street‐style photos and inspirational quotes.

Today, we are most concerned with the hugely influential social network’s cottage industry of quotes. Most of these quotes are unattributed and have no apparent origin, appearing to have simply bubbled up from Pinterest’s feel‐good and girly collective unconscious. Some are eye‐roll‐inducing, while others are actually inspirational, in an Oprah‐endorsed aphorism kind of way.

So here are 25 of the site’s most popular recent inspirational quotes. Replacing cheerful cats and babies dressed like grownups with twee typography and on‐trend graphic design, these aren’t your school nurse’s inspirational quotes. And if nothing else, they might be handy for relieving Pinterest‐induced lifestyle FOMO.

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