Our world is full of amazing people. People who have always surprised us with their immense capabilities. People whose stories have inspired us for years. We have brought you 7 such Real life Short inspirational Stories, With a hope that these Motivational stories will inspire you to do the best in life.

Inspirational Stories with morals

Throughout the history, we have seen how big failures have converted into massive success. People who were once considered nothing, proved the world wrong. We always want to do good in life but sometimes, we lack inspiration. For such times, we have compilled the stories of some great men and women who overcame challenges. These Inspirational stories will keep us motivated in every walk of life. Let’s begin :

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin: real life inspirational stories
Charlie Chaplin

World’s Best comedian Charlie Chaplin was born in 1889 in London, England. Chaplin’s early life was very disturbed and unprovided. Chaplin was the elder of two brothers. Chaplin’s father abandoned them when he was 2 years old, leaving them with no income possibilities.

At the age of 7, Chaplin started working at a workhouse to support his family in exchange of a room and bread to eat. At the age of 9, when Chaplin returned from workhouse, his mother was forced into a mental asylum. After that, Chaplin again had to return to the workhouse to take care of his brother.

After a few years Chaplin’s father died of liver cirrhosis while his mother faught mental illness for many years until she gave up on 1928. Meanwhile, Chaplin and his brother Sydney, battled against hunger and poverty. During this time Chaplin started acting in plays. He brushed up his comic abilities while doing stage plays.

Working to survive, Chaplin somehow got a break in Hollywood in 1914. The first movie of Chaplin was “Making a Living”. Nobody knew then that he will become the Greatest Silent Movie Actor of all time. Also he was the best Comedian that the world has ever seen.

MORAL– The life of Charlie Chaplin is a real inspiring story that motivates us even today. Struggle and Hard work always pay off. It might take a lifetime to be successful, but its worth the efforts.

Read Charlie Chaplin’s full life story- Charlie Chaplin: A Life From Beginning to End

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: motivational stories
J.K. Rowling

Every kid has once in his lifetime imagined to study at HOGWARTS : School of Magic and Wizardary. As a kid, we fantasized being with the famous Boy wizard, Harry potter and his friends. Well, this mastermind creation was not real yet convinced half the world’s kids that it was real.

The super-brain behind this Magical world was of the All Time Best-seller, J.K. Rowling. At present, Rowling is the richest Book writer of all time and is worth $650 million. But who was J.K. Rowling before she came up with Harry Potter ? Very few know about that.

Rowling always planned on being a writer. But life wasn’t always soft on her, Rather it was too hard.

Rowling’s mother died untimely which forced her into depression. While she was battling the depression, Her first marriage broke off. She was left trying to provide for herself and raise a young child alone. She had no money, temporary shelter and was so depressed at the time when Harry Potter happened.

Rowling was travelling in a train when she came upon the idea of a magic school. From there on, she became obsessed with the idea of Harry Potter. Once she completed writting Harry Potter, not many publications were interested in publishing a children’s story book. But Rowling didn’t lose hope. It was until 1997, when Bloomsbury Published the book in UK.

After that, J.K. Rowling never stopped. She is now one of the richest writers in the world.

MORAL– Hardships in life is phase. It passes away with time, all you have to do is keep working and have faith on your idea.

Read J.K. Rowling’s full life story- Who is J.K. Rowling ?
Read Harry Potter Books- Harry Potter Collection (1-7)
Read – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Dhiru Bhai Ambani

Dhiru Bhai Ambani : inspirational stories
Dhiru Bhai Ambani

Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani, born on December 28, 1932, Chorwad, Gujarat, British India. Dhiru Bhai Ambani was the founder Reliance Industries, a giant petrochemicals, communications, power, and textiles conglomerate that is the biggest exporter in India and the first privately owned Indian company in the Fortune 500.

Ambani’s father was a schoolteacher and was from a very decent background. When he was 17, he travelled to Aden, a british colony, where he started working as a clerk at A. Besse & co., a large transcontinental trading firm east of Suez. While working there he learned accounting, trading and various business skills.

After returning to india in 1958, he started trading in spices and named the venture- Reliance Commercial Corporation. Dhiru Bhai Ambani was a master business man and soon he started investing in other commodities. In no time his sales bloomed and Dhiru Bhai shifted his business to Textiles.

Back to Back success in his business made him good fortune and than he took a big decision, invested in petrochemicals and that made Reliance a mammoth in the world business. HIs stern determination and his vision for success kept Dhiru bhai on grounds while his efforts resulted in skyrocketed profits. His company Reliance Industries Limited is now India’s largest company with a brand value of 4.65 billion U.S. Dollars.

MORAL– This inspirational story of Dhirubhai Ambani teaches us that a organised Vision and stern Determination will always lead you to success.

Also Read – Ambani and sons

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs: Real life inspirational Stories
Steve Jobs

Apple incorporations is one of the world’s most valued Company. Who doesn’t want to own a Apple iPhone in today’s world. But do you know who was the mastermind behind the world’s most famous Smartphone Brand ?

Steve was born in San Fransisco, California, and was put up for adoption. He was raised in the San Fransisco Bay Area. After attending college in 1972, he travelled through India and studied buddhism.

Steve jobs was young and broke when he started working for a company from which he was expelled. Later he co-founded Apple with Steve Wozniak. They sold microcomputers by the name of Apple 1 and 2. With the introduction of Graphical User Interface in Macintosh, Apple never looked back again,

Back to back products such as Apple Laserwriter, Apple iPods and Apple iphone made him a worldwide success. Steve died in 2011, but his legacy still continues. The world loves his company and he still remains in the hearts of many.

MORAL- It doesn’t matter if you are under-privileged. You determination in life will always take you high.

Also Read- Steve Jobs: The man behind the machines

Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan: Motivational Stories
Shahrukh Khan

One of the most renowed name in B-Town, Shahrukh khan, also known as the King Khan of Bollywod is the self made Superstar whom people love like madman. A common boy from Delhi who became the highest paid Actor of Bollywood only through his Hard Work.

He was born in a Middle Class family who rented an apartment in delhi to live. Shahrukh wanted to be an actor but didn’t had perfect looks when he first came to Mumbai. He started acting in theaters and then got a break in a Serial named Joker. Shahrukh was an impeccable actor but his struggles didn’t ended too early.

He managed to get small roles but getting a film was still a far fetched dream. But what made him going was his attitude and his willingness to work hard until he gets there. The first break shahrukh got in movies as a lead actor was in Deewana. After that, the King Khan never stopped.

Shahrukh is now the heartbeats of millions in India and in the world. This inspirational story motivates many young actors today who have no connections in bollywood

MORAL– Looks doesn’t matter. What matters the most is your attitude and your Hard Work.

Also Read- 25 years of a life

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln: Real life inspirational stories
Abraham Lincoln

Who doesn’t know Abraham Lincoln. The man who changed the United States forever. If Lincoln had quit when there were tough times, modern world wouldn’t be like its today.

Lincoln started his career as a military man but later retired. He didn’t had much of formal education so he educated himself and became a lawyer and a congressmen. His rise in politics came after a lose in a state election where he tried to secure a seat from Illinois. His spectacular debates impressed many powerful leaders of that time. Even after his loss, he didn’t gave up. he worked on self-realization which helped him learn from his mistakes.

Later Lincoln ran for Presidential Elections and won. His win didn’t just came because he was good, he won because he was consistent. Hardships in life didn’t stop him from trying. He is considered as the most famous President of the USA.

MORAL– Lack of Formal Education doesn’t stops you from trying. The one who keeps working is the one who wins.

Also Read- Abraham Lincoln: A complete Biography

Arunima Sinha

Arunima Sinha: Real life inspirational Stories
Arunima Sinha

Not many of you has heard her name but her story is the most Inspirational story that we have come across while making this list.

Arunima belongs to a small City of Uttar Pradesh in India. She represented india seven times in International Volleyball before she was thrown off the moving Padmawati Express train for resisting a chain-snatching attempt by hooligans in 2011.

In the accident, Arunima lost one of her legs. She was brought to All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, where she spent 4 months. A private company provided her a prosthetic leg. While many could have lost all hopes of life, Arunima displayed immense self-belief and determination and refused to give up. She got in touch with Bechandri Pal, the first indian women to climb Mount Everest in 1984 to train under her after making up her mind to be a mountaineer.

Since then she hasn’t ever looked back. Despite being an Amputee, Arunima fueled her desire to conquer the highest peaks in the world. She made a world record by Climbing every continent’s highest peaks.

She climbed Mt. Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina, Carstenzs pyramid in Indonasia and finally her final summit of Mount Vincent in Antarctica on 4 January 2019.

Her life is a story of immense courage and self-determination. Her life is itself a motivational story for people who have lost hopes in life. Despite being an Amputee, she is inspiring many people around the world.

MORAL– Inability is a state of mind. Self-Determination can always overcome all challenges in life.

Also Read- The inspiring Story of Arunima Sinha

Conclusion to the above Real life Inspirational stories

These inspirational stories have motivated us in all walks of life. This article was written with a intent to help you boost your own morale and to motivate you to do the best in life. We will come again with some other inspirational Real Life stories to inspire you more. Till than, Work Hard and Be Motivated.


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