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388 Life Quotes to Inspire and Get Through Difficult Time

by Andrew Shih
Inspirational Life Quotes

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Andrew Shih

Life is beautiful because it is full of memory, surprises, and potential. Life can also hurt and surely be difficult at times, but there will be sunshine and rainbows after the storm is over.

Whether you are looking to overcome a difficult moment or are you are looking for inspiration about life, here are 388 quotes about life, time, and living to help you get through the challenging time and inspire your daily living.

Life Quotes: A ~ H

A good criterion for measuring success in life is the number of people you have made happy. – Robert J. Lumsden
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. – Helen Keller
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. – Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
A secret to life: Know that none of this matters, and yet… live as if every single moment does. – Kamal Ravikant
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. – Eckhart Tolle
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low. – John Wooden
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney
All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused. – Martha Graham
All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. – Walt Disney
Always ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. – Paulo Coelho
Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it. – Bruce Lee
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – Christopher Robin
Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do. – Mark Cuban
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. – Henry Ford
Anything in life that we don’t accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it. – Shakti Gawain
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds. – Louisa May Alcott
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. – Omar Khayyam
Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want. – Alan Cohen
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. – Wayne Dyer
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. – Stephen Covey
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. – Oprah Winfrey
Be willing to sacrifice what you think you have today for the life that you want tomorrow. – Neil Strauss
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. – Thich Nhat Hanh
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu
Believe in your heart that you’re meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. – William James
Best lesson I have learned in life came from the worst feeling I ever felt in life. – Jay Shetty
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua Marine
Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. – Mandy Hale
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. – John F. Kennedy
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. – Peter T. Mcintyre
Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. – Mark Twain
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. – John Lennon
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. – Norman Cousins
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
Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold. – Bob Marley
Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today. – Will Rogers
Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy. – Roy T. Bennett
Don’t ask for what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. – Brené Brown
Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you. – Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People
Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. – Rumi
Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don’t confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It’s ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you! – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. – Benjamin Franklin
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. – Robert Brault
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. – Carl Jung
Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone see its. – Confucius
Everything is hard before it is easy. – Goethe
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities. – Dr. Seuss
Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will too. – Jennae Cecilia
Forget yesterday, it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow,you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift, today. – Steve Maraboli
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. – Paul Boese
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing the monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. – C.S. Lewis
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. – Henry David Thoreau
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. – Mark Twain
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. – Rita Mae Brown
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Happiness is not the surplus of pleasant over unpleasant moments. Rather happiness consists in seeing one’s life in its entirety as meaningful and worthwhile. – Yuval Noah Harari
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. – Aristotle
Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. – Bob Riley
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. – C.S. Lewis
Having faith, beliefs, and convictions is a great thing, but your life is measured by the actions you take based upon them. – Nick Vujicic
How to stop time: kiss. How to travel in time: read. How to escape time: music. How to feel time: write. How to release time: breathe. – Matt Haig
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking

Life Quotes: I ~ K

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa
I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life. – Louise Hay
I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say. – Trevor Noah
I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. – Diane Ackerman
I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive. – Joan Rivers
I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing. – Martha Stewart
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali
I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. – Steve Jobs
I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up…. and handle it. – Tupac Shakur
I realized that I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy, imperfect and beautiful journey of life. – Kerry Washington
I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth. – Doug Hutchison
I want the world to be better because I was here. – Will Smith
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. – Eleanor Roosevelt
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself. – Rick Riordan
If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s. – Joseph Campbell
If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. – Lev Grossman, The Magicians
If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is. – Catherine Pulsifier
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives. – Lemony Snicket
If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time. – Billy Joel
If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily. – Jack Canfield
If you can’t do anything about it then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change. – Tony Gaskins
If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. – John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany
If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there. – George Harrison
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou
If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. – Mother Teresa
If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu
If you spend your life trying to be good at everything, you will never be great at anything. – Tom Rath
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. – Booker T. Washington
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. – Albert Einstein
I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey. – David Archuleta
If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. – Gerald Good
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable. – Benjamin Franklin
I’m not saying it’s going to be easy. Nothing in life is easy. But that’s no reason to give up. You’ll be surprised what you can accomplish if you set your mind to it. After all, you only have one life, so you should try to make the most of it. – Louis Sachar
In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured. – Gordon B. Hinckley
In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. – Friedrich Nietzsche
In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day,or to celebrate each special day. – Rasheed Ogunlaru
In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. – Albert Clarke
In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom. – Buddha
In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back. – Charlie Brown
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln
In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t. – Steve Maraboli
It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. – Brian Tracy
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. – Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. – Aristotle Onassis
It is not the length of life, but the depth. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack. – Germany Kent
It’s never too late for a new beginning in your life. – Joyce Meyers
It’s never too late to be what you might have been. – George Elliot
It’s never too late to change your life for the better. You don’t have to take huge steps to change your life. Making even the smallest changes to your daily routine can make a big difference to your life. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
It’s not what happens to you but how you react to it that matters. – Epictetus
It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power. – Robert T. Kiyosaki
It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. – Paulo Coelho – The Alchemist
It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. – Mae Jemison
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. – Proverb
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. – Oscar Wilde
Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. – Marilyn Monroe
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman
Knowing what you want and going after it every day is one of the most beautiful things anyone can have in life. – Tom Bilyeu

Life Quotes: L

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. – Denis Waitley
Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it. – Ray Bradbury
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. – Paulo Coelho
Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people. – Roy T. Bennett
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. – Soren Kierkegaard
Life consists with wildness. The most alive is the wildest. – Henry David Thoreau
Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best. – H.Jackson Brown Jr.
Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. – Paulo Coelho
Life has no remote….get up and change it yourself! – Mark A. Cooper, Operation Einstein
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. – Charles R. Swindoll
Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can. – Danny Kaye
Life is a continuous process of adjustment. – Indira Gandhi
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. – Sholom Aleichem
Life is a game and true love is a trophy. – Rufus Wainwright
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. – Tony Robbins
Life is a gift. Don’t forget to live it. – Nicola Yoon
Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever. – Peter Hagerty
Life is a lively process of becoming. – Douglas MacArthur
Life is a long lesson in humility. – James M. Barrie
Life is a question and how we live it is our answer. – Gary Keller
Life is a series of commas, not periods. – Matthew McConaughey
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. – Lao Tzu
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a zoo in a jungle. – Peter De Vries
Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity. – Gilda Radner
Life is available only in the present moment. – Thich Nhat Hanh
Life is beautiful because it doesn’t last. – Brit Marling
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller
Life is essentially an endless series of problems. The solution to one problem is merely the creation of the next one. Don’t hope for a life without problems. There’s no such thing. Instead, hope for a life full of good problems. – Mark Manson
Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life. – J.D. Stroube, Caged by Damnation
Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you’ve got. – Tim Cook
Life is from the inside out. When you shift on the inside, life shifts on the outside. – Kamal Ravikant
Life is just the same as learning to swim. Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live! – Alfred Adler
Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. – Hans Christian Andersen
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. – Forrest Gump
Life is like a novel. It’s filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page. – Sidney Sheldon
Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. – Carl Sandburg
Life is like music for its own sake. We are living in an eternal now, and when we listen to music we are not listening to the past, we are not listening to the future, we are listening to an expanded present. – Alan Watts
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil. – Marcus Aurelius
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations. – George Bernard Shaw
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. – Robert Louis Stevenson
Life is not a problem. To look at it as a problem is to take a wrong step. It is a mystery to be lived, loved, experienced. – Osho
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – Lolly Daskal
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene
Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty. – Amit Ray, World Peace: The Voice of a Mountain Bird
Life is not an exact science, it is an art. – Samuel Butler
Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another. – Yuri Kochiyama
Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting. – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, Demon in My View
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. – Leonardo da Vinci
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. – Confucius
Life is a tapestry woven by the decisions we make. – Sherrilyn Kenyon, Kiss of the Night
Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet. – Sarah Louise Delany
Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on. – Jeff Ross
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. – Charles Swindoll
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. – Marge Piercy
Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. – Ralph Ellison
Life is tough, darling, but so are you. – Stephanie Bennett-Henry
Life is trying things to see if they work. – Ray Bradbury
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon
Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier. – Bruce Lee
Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments. – Rose Kennedy
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw
Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it. – Ferris Bueller
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin
Life teaches us the right path is rarely the easy one. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. – Margaret Mitchell
Life’s as kind as you let it be. – Charles Bukowski
Life’s like a movie; write your own ending, keep believing, keep pretending. – Jim Henson
Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things. – Kenneth Branagh
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it. – Washington Irving
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. – Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. – William Shakespeare
Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do. – David Wilkerson
Love is the goal, life is the journey. – Osho
Love the life you live. Live the life you love. – Bob Marley
Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered, just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better. – Barrie Davenport

Life Quotes: M ~ S

Make each day your masterpiece. – John Wooden
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas A. Edison
Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be. – William Adams
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. – Maya Angelou
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein
Never regret anything that made you smile. – Mark Twain
Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. – Swami Vivekananda
No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again. – Jack Kornfield
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. – Robin Williams
Nobody can predict the future; the idea is to have a firm grasp of the present. – Peter F. Drucker
Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. – Seneca
Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. – Maya Angelou
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. – Marie Curie
Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. – The Lion King
Once you do something you love, you never have to work again. – Willie Hill
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away. – Stephen Hawking
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett
Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter. – Francis Chan
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify. – Henry David Thoreau
Our life is what our thoughts make it. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Our whole life is solving puzzles. – Erno Rubik
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive. – Joseph Campbell
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. – Dale Carnegie
Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day! – Steve Maraboli
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. – Mario Fernandez
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. – J.K. Rowling
Self-care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia
Sing the song that only you can sing, write the book that only you can write, build the product that only you can build… live the life that only you can live. – Naval Ravikant
Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. – Erol Ozan
Some injuries heal more quickly if you keep moving. – Nick Vujicic
Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey. – Roy T. Bennett
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. – Steve Jobs
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. – Albert Schweitzer
Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted. – Christine Caine
Sometimes you don’t need a goal in life, you don’t need to know the big picture. you just need to know what you’re going to do next! – Sophie Kinsella, The Undomestic Goddess
Success is … knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others. – John C. Maxwell
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. – Booker T. Washington
Sunshine all the time makes a desert. – Arabic Proverb

Life Quotes: T~ V

Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. – Hillary Clinton
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life, think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. – Swami Vivekananda
The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of like is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give. – William Arthur Ward
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them. – Bernard M. Baruch
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. – Mohandas K. Gandhi
The big lesson in life is never be scared of anyone or anything. – Frank Sinatra
The big secret in life is that there is no secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. – Oprah Winfrey
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey
The challenges in our lives are there to strengthen our convictions. They are not there to run us over. – Nick Vujicic
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. – Alfred Adler
The days you don’t want to are the days you have to if you want to reach your goal. – Jay Shetty
The energy of the mind is the essence of life. – Aristotle, The Philosophy of Aristotle
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination. – Carl Rogers
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – George Washington Burnap
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude. – William James
The greatest pleasure of life is love. – Euripides
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. – Marcus Aurelius
The hard days are what make you stronger. – Aly Raisman
The joy of life consists in the inevitable, continual triumph of new values. – Wassily Kandinsky
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. – Oprah Winfrey
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. – Ben Okri
The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in – Morrie Schwartz
The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will’. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities. – Charles Dickens
The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. – Napoleon Hill
The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. – Neil Gaiman
The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. – John E. Southard
The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. – Helen Keller
The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others. – Albert Schweitzer
The purpose of life is to believe, to hope, and to strive. – Indira Gandhi
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt
The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong. – Laura Ingalls Wilder
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. – Buddha
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. – Mike Murdock
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity. – Leo Tolstoy
The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. – Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday. – Steve Maraboli
The trick in life is learning how to deal with it. – Helen Mirren
The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you. – Peter Shaffer, Five Finger Exercise
The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. – William Morris
The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. – Eminem
The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. – Steve Maraboli
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. – Henry Ford
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. – Albert Einstein
There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself. – Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. – Ray Goforth
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy that is translated through you; and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. – Martha Graham
There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you. – Richard Branson
There is only one happiness in life – to love and to be loved. – George Sand
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for. – J.R.R. Tolkien – The Two Towers
Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them. – Marcus Aurelius
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. – Aristotle
This is a reminder to you to create your own rule book, and live your life the way you want it. – Reese Evans
There is more to life than increasing its speed. – Mahatma Gandhi
Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha
Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it. – Naval Ravikant
Time means a lot to me because, you see, I, too, am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing and simplifying. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee
To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest. – Napoleon Hill
Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want. – Ken Poirot
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. – Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo F. Buscaglia
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir
Turn your wounds into wisdom – Oprah
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did. – Mark Twain
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. – Marcus Aurelius

Life Quotes: W ~ Z

We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss. – Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are who we choose to be. – Green Goblin
We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret. – Earl Nightingale
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins
We can have peace if we let go of wanting to change the past and wanting to control the future. – Lester Levinson
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. – Paulo Coelho
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. – Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
We define ourselves far too often by our past failures. That’s not you. You are this person right now. You’re the person who has learned from those failures. – Joe Rogan
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou
We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. – Barbara De Angelis
What a waste my life would be without all the beautiful mistakes I’ve made. – Alice Bag
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. – Carlos Castaneda
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill
We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. – Arianna Huffington
We’re here, and then we’re gone, and it’s not about the time we’re here, but what we do with the time. – Rick Yancey
What defines us is how well we rise after falling. – Lionel from Maid in Manhattan Movie
What is life without a little risk? – J.K. Rowling
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. – Oscar Wilde
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. – Wayne Dyer
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. – Ralph Marston
Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you. – John Wooden
Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life. – Tony Robbins
What’s done is done. What’s gone is gone. One of life’s lessons is always moving on. It’s okay to look back to see how far you’ve come but keep moving forward. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. – Henry Ford
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller
When one has a grateful heart, life is so beautiful. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain
Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi
Without the rain there would be no rainbow. – Gilbert Chesterton
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. – Conan O’Brien
Yester is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift… that’s why they call it the present. – Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. – Woodrow Wilson
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you. – Maya Angelou
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. – Shonda Rhimes
You cannot afford to live in potential for the rest of your life; at some point, you have to unleash the potential and make your move. – Eric Thomas
You cannot change what you are, only what you do. – Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you. – Brian Tracy
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. – C.S. Lewis
You could be anyone if you put the time. – Conor McGregor
You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole–like the world, or the person you loved. – Stewart O’Nan, The Odds: A Love Story
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. – Oprah Winfrey
You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. – Harvey Firestone
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. – Dr. Seuss
You just can’t let life happen to you, you have to make life happen. – Idowu Koyenikan
You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it. – Hillary Clinton
You have the power to change the course of your life with each thought, habit, and action. Make it count. – Lalah Delia
You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain. – Tom Hiddleston
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. – Steve Jobs
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer
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

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