Are you a fan of inspirational quotes? A fan of humour? How about the two of them combined? David Ostow an illustrator and cartoonist living in Brooklyn, has created some hilarious twists on inspirational quotes. Check them out:


12 Hilarious Inspirational Quotes


1.) “What doesn’t kill you will only make two gaping puncture wounds.”


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2.) Keep calm and don’t forget what i said about taking to the cops.”


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3.) Be the change- wait, you’re not some kind of fringe fundamentalist, right? Ok, be the change you wish to see in the world!”


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4.) “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes…”


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5.) “When God closes a door he opens a window which won’t be very helpful when you sleep off that bender and assess the situation.”


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6.) “When life gives you lemons make lemonade but only if life also gave you sugar, otherwise everyone will talk about that time you invited people over for lemonade and served them lemon juice and it was awful, but people had to drink it to be polite and you’re a big weirdo.”


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7.) “Life’s too short not to smile as you stare into the terrifying maw of infinite nothingness.”


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8.) “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single lapse in judgment that leaves you vulnerable anywhere near the Nevada state line.”


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9.) “Do one thing a day that scares you.”


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10.) “Always see the glass as half full. Granted, this one’s a little lower that the halfway mark, but my point is… ew lipsick.”


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11.) If you can’t run with the big dogs stay out of the kitchen. Wait, i think i got that wrong.”


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12.) “Dance like nobody’s watching! Wait, not yet… ok, now.”


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David’s illustrated YA mystery novel The Devil and Winnie Flynn is available now on Amazon. You can also see some more wonderful work on his Website and Instagram Page.

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