Quotes about Life
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Your life is your message to the world. Make sure it’s inspiring.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
[William Jennings Bryan]
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.
Respond to every call that excites your spirit.
The world is a playground. Somewhere along the way everyone forgets this.
[Yes Man movie]
There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.
Everything you can imagine is real.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
[Charles R. Swindoll]
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’
[John Greenleaf Whittier]
My life motto is ‘Do my best, so that I can’t blame myself for anything.’
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.
I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
Do not dwell on the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
[George Bernard Shaw]
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.
Where there is love there is life.
When you wake up in the morning you have two choices: go back to sleep and dream or get up and chase those dreams.
Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.
All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.
[J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan]
It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
[Jean de la Fontaine]
Those who wish to sing always find a song.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
[Ralph Waldo Emerson]
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
[George Bernard Shaw]
Life is what happens to us when we are making other plans.
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.
Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.
I have not gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Plan… to be surprised.
[Dan In Real Life movie]
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.
You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, and Live like it’s heaven on earth.
[William W. Purkey]
Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.
[Gordon B. Hinckley]
Sometimes the right path is not always the easiest.
You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.
There’s more to life than watching other people live it.
Better an oops than a what if.
Just because my path is different, doesn’t mean I’m lost.
Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.
Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.
[Sukhraj S. Dhillon]
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
[George Bernard Shaw]