January 22, 2024

Inspirational Life Quotes

Here are 100 inspirational life quotes to motivate and uplift you:

  1. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
  2. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates
  3. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  4. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama
  5. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  6. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King
  7. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
  8. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
  9. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein
  10. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth
  11. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith
  12. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  13. “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” – Seneca
  14. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  15. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford
  16. “In order to write about life first you must live it.” – Ernest Hemingway
  17. “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”– Frank Sinatra
  18. “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett
  19. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  20. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates
  21. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  22. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” – Dolly Parton
  23. “Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.” – Hillary Clinton
  24. “Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” – Ashton Kutcher
  25. “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant
  26. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James
  27. “You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.” – George Clooney
  28. “Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.” – Celine Dion
  29. “Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius
  30. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller
  31. “My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” – Forrest Gump
  32. “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” – Lao-Tze
  33. “I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.” – Neil Armstrong
  34. “Live for each second without hesitation.” – Elton John
  35. “Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.” – Sarah Louise Delany
  36. “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  37. “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Charles Swindoll
  38. “Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe
  39. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha
  40. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
  41. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain
  42. “Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.” – Stephen Hawking
  43. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  44. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  45. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse
  46. “I failed my way to success.” – Thomas Edison
  47. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  48. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins
  49. “In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
  50. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses
  51. “It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” – Rocky Balboa
  52. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  53. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  54. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro
  55. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  56. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan
  57. “The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” – Charles Kingsleigh
  58. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  59. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  60. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon
  61. “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” – Kate Winslet
  62. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  63. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra
  64. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  65. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain
  66. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” – Elbert Hubbard
  67. “I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.” – Doug Hutchison
  68. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen
  69. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin
  70. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  71. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford
  72. “In order to write about life first you must live it.” – Ernest Hemingway
  73. “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.” – Frank Sinatra
  74. “Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.” – Mark Twain
  75. “Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett
  76. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  77. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey
  78. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn
  79. “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
  80. “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” – Kate Winslet
  81. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  82. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  83. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius
  84. “Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” – Oliver Goldsmith
  85. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein
  86. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
  87. “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller
  88. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  89. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  90. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  91. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle Onassis
  92. “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank
  93. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  94. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
  95. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  96. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
  97. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
  98. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  99. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  100. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

Love and Relationships

  1. “Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every day.” – Unknown
  2. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn
  3. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou
  4. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott
  5. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  6. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  7. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle
  8. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  9. “To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.” – Valerie Lombardo
  10. “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” – Max Muller
  11. “The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” – Blaise Pascal
  12. “Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” – Karl Menninger
  13. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato
  14. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  15. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  16. “The best proof of love is trust.” – Joyce Brothers
  17. “Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” – Loretta Young
  18. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
  19. “There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” – Bryant H. McGill
  20. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo
  21. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” – Nicholas Sparks
  22. “To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.” – T. Tolis
  23. “In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” – Janos Arnay
  24. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor
  25. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost
  26. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  27. “A true relationship is two imperfect people refusing to give up on each other.” – Unknown
  28. “Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” – Osho
  29. “You don’t marry someone you can live with – you marry the person you cannot live without.” – Unknown
  30. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” – Andre Breton
  31. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones
  32. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde
  33. “The art of love is largely the art of persistence.” – Albert Ellis
  34. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.” – Beyoncé
  35. “Love is not a volunteer thing.” – Samuel Richardson
  36. “Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.” – Vincent van Gogh
  37. “Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.” – Voltaire
  38. “Love is not what you say. Love is what you do.” – Unknown
  39. “Being someone’s first love may be great, but to be their last is beyond perfect.” – Unknown
  40. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  41. “Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.” – Felix Adler
  42. “Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” – Peter Ustinov
  43. “The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich
  44. “Love’s greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.” – Barbara De Angelis
  45. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  46. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” – Honore de Balzac
  47. “Love is the beauty of the soul.” – Saint Augustine
  48. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott
  49. “Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  50. “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman
  51. “Love is a better teacher than duty.” – Albert Einstein
  52. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  53. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Eden Ahbez
  54. “Love is the flower; you’ve got to let it grow.” – John Lennon
  55. “The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” – William Saroyan
  56. “Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  57. “We are most alive when we’re in love.” – John Updike
  58. “True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.” – Honore de Balzac
  59. “Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.” – Dolly Parton
  60. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  61. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
  62. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn
  63. “Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.” – Mother Teresa
  64. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
  65. “Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” – Loretta Young
  66. “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra
  67. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones
  68. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott
  69. “Love is not about possession, it’s all about appreciation.” – Chinese Proverb
  70. “Love cures people—both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” – Karl Menninger
  71. “Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” – Peter Ustinov
  72. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.” – Victor Hugo
  73. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” – Andre Breton
  74. “The best proof of love is trust.” – Joyce Brothers
  75. “True love stories never have endings.” – Richard Bach
  76. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein
  77. “Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.” – Torquato Tasso
  78. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë
  79. “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor
  80. “A true relationship is when you can tell each other anything and everything. No secrets and no lies.” – Unknown
  81. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson
  82. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz
  83. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  84. “Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  85. “Intense love does not measure, it just gives.” – Mother Teresa
  86. “A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman
  87. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.” – James Baldwin
  88. “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  89. “To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.” – Madonna
  90. “The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are.” – J.K. Simmons
  91. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens
  92. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” – Henry David Thoreau
  93. “Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.” – Jean Anouilh
  94. “Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.” – James Thurber
  95. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” – Nicholas Sparks
  96. “Love is when you sit beside someone doing nothing, yet you feel perfectly happy.” – Unknown
  97. “To love is to burn, to be on fire.” – Jane Austen
  98. “Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.” – Moliere
  99. “Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell
  100. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Nat King Cole

Humorous Life Quotes

  1. “Life is like a sewer – what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.” – Tom Lehrer
  2. “I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.” – Steven Wright
  3. “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” – Steven Wright
  4. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain
  5. “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin
  6. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde
  7. “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” – Mitch Hedberg
  8. “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey
  9. “Age is of no importance unless you’re a cheese.” – Billie Burke
  10. “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not too sure.” – Unknown
  11. “Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.” – Unknown
  12. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.” – Unknown
  13. “To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.” – Doug Larson
  14. “I’m reading a book on anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down.” – Unknown
  15. “I am on a seafood diet. I see food, and I eat it.” – Unknown
  16. “Doing nothing is hard, you never know when you’re done.” – Unknown
  17. “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” – Earl Wilson
  18. “My therapist says I have a preoccupation with vengeance. We’ll see about that.” – Stewart Francis
  19. “I have a lot of growing up to do. I realized that the other day inside my fort.” – Zach Galifianakis
  20. “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” – Robin Williams
  21. “If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you.” – Billy Wilder
  22. “I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.” – Groucho Marx
  23. “A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.” – Steven Wright
  24. “Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.” – Oscar Wilde
  25. “The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire
  26. “I’m not insane. My mother had me tested.” – Sheldon Cooper, “The Big Bang Theory”
  27. “If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?” – George Carlin
  28. “I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.” – Steven Wright
  29. “All generalizations are false, including this one.” – Mark Twain
  30. “I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” – Michael Scott, “The Office”
  31. “My ability to turn good news into anxiety is rivaled only by my ability to turn anxiety into chin acne.” – Tina Fey
  32. “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.” – Woody Allen
  33. “Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.” – Sam Levenson
  34. “I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.” – Fred Allen
  35. “If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright
  36. “I was addicted to the hokey pokey… but thankfully, I turned myself around.” – Unknown
  37. “The only thing I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates
  38. “Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” – Charles M. Schulz
  39. “I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don’t know the answer.” – Douglas Adams
  40. “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” – Charles Dudley Warner
  41. “If you can’t live without me, why aren’t you dead already?” – Cynthia Heimel
  42. “I’m writing a book on reverse psychology. Please don’t buy it.” – Unknown
  43. “If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three.” – Laurence J. Peter
  44. “I’d agree with you, but then we’d both be wrong.” – Harvey Specter, “Suits”
  45. “If life gives you lemons, make apple juice and make people wonder how the hell you did it.” – Unknown
  46. “I told my wife she should embrace her mistakes. She gave me a hug.” – Unknown
  47. “I’m not lazy, I’m on energy-saving mode.” – Unknown
  48. “I’m not arguing. I’m simply explaining why I’m right.” – Unknown
  49. “I don’t suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.” – Unknown
  50. “When life gives you melons, you might be dyslexic.” – Unknown
  51. “I’m great at multitasking. I can waste time, be unproductive, and procrastinate all at once.” – Unknown
  52. “The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.” – Unknown
  53. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama
  54. “I don’t need a hair stylist, my pillow gives me a new hairstyle every morning.” – Unknown
  55. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.” – Unknown
  56. “I’m not saying I hate you, what I’m saying is that you are literally the Monday of my life.” – Unknown
  57. “I’m not weird! I’m a limited edition.” – Unknown
  58. “I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.” – David Lee Roth
  59. “I’m an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  60. “I never make the same mistake twice. I make it like five or six times, you know, just to be sure.” – Unknown
  61. “I’m not lazy, I’m just very relaxed.” – Unknown
  62. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” – Winnie the Pooh
  63. “I have a lot of jokes about unemployed people, but none of them work.” – Unknown
  64. “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein
  65. “I am currently unsupervised. I know, it freaks me out too. But the possibilities are endless!” – Unknown
  66. “If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright
  67. “The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.” – Phyllis Diller
  68. “I’m reading a book about anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down.” – Unknown
  69. “When life closes a door, just open it again. It’s a door, that’s how they work.” – Unknown
  70. “I’m not running away from hard work, I’m too lazy to run.” – Unknown
  71. “I’m not clumsy, it’s just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, and the walls get in my way.” – Unknown
  72. “I finally realized that people are prisoners of their phones… that’s why it’s called a ‘cell’ phone.” – Unknown
  73. “Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” – Luis Buñuel
  74. “If you’re not supposed to eat at night, why is there a light bulb in the refrigerator?” – Unknown
  75. “I don’t need a psychiatrist to prod into my personal life and make me tell them all my secrets, I have friends for that.” – Unknown
  76. “I’m on that new diet where you eat everything and hope for a miracle.” – Unknown
  77. “I’m not a procrastinator. I’m just extremely productive at unimportant things.” – Unknown
  78. “If life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” – Cathy Guisewite
  79. “By the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth
  80. “Why is there an expiration date on sour cream?” – Steven Wright
  81. “Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it goes.” – Unknown
  82. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin
  83. “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” – Steven Wright
  84. “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” – Oscar Wilde
  85. “If you think nobody cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.” – Steven Wright
  86. “I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” – Mark Twain
  87. “Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” – Robin Williams
  88. “Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” – Edgar Bergen
  89. “I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” – Charles Lamb
  90. “Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” – Charles M. Schulz
  91. “I’m not speaking to myself, I’m having a staff meeting.” – Unknown
  92. “If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  93. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” – Will Rogers
  94. “I’m not great at advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?” – Chandler Bing, “Friends”
  95. “I want to be like a caterpillar. Eat a lot, sleep for a while, wake up beautiful.” – Unknown
  96. “I’m not saying I’m Wonder Woman, I’m just saying no one has ever seen me and Wonder Woman in the same room.” – Unknown
  97. “If at first you don’t succeed, then maybe you should do it the way I told you to in the beginning.” – Unknown
  98. “I have a new hairstyle today, it’s called ‘I tried.'” – Unknown
  99. “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese
  100. “My bed is a magical place where I suddenly remember everything I was supposed to do.” – Unknown

Philosophical Life Quotes

  1. “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates
  2. “To be is to do.” – Socrates
  3. “I think, therefore I am.” – René Descartes
  4. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  5. “There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates
  6. “The life of man (in a state of nature) is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” – Thomas Hobbes
  7. “Liberty consists in doing what one desires.” – John Stuart Mill
  8. “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” – Marcus Aurelius
  9. “He who thinks great thoughts, often makes great errors.” – Martin Heidegger
  10. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  11. “Man is condemned to be free.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  12. “God is dead! He remains dead! And we have killed him.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  13. “One cannot step twice in the same river.” – Heraclitus
  14. “The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.” – Jeremy Bentham
  15. “To do is to be.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  16. “Hell is other people.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  17. “The only thing I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates
  18. “Even while they teach, men learn” – Seneca the Younger
  19. “There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.” – Baruch Spinoza
  20. “Leisure is the mother of philosophy.” – Thomas Hobbes
  21. “Happiness is not an ideal of reason but of imagination.” – Immanuel Kant
  22. “No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience.” – John Locke
  23. “God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.” – Niccolò Machiavelli
  24. “He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because he fears.” – Michel De Montaigne
  25. “All truth is simple… is that not doubly a lie?” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  26. “Life must be understood backward. But it must be lived forward.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  27. “To live alone is the fate of all great souls.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  28. “The mind is everything; what you think you become.” – Buddha
  29. “The only thing I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates
  30. “Virtue is nothing but a right reason.” – Seneca
  31. “Freedom is secured not by the fulfilling of one’s desires, but by the removal of desire.” – Epictetus
  32. “In everything, there is a share of everything.” – Anaxagoras
  33. “A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.” – Francis Bacon
  34. “The brave man is he who overcomes not only his enemies but his pleasures.” – Democritus
  35. “Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature.” – John Locke
  36. “To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character.” – Aristotle
  37. “It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.” – Seneca
  38. “He who fears death will never do anything worth of a man who is alive.” – Seneca
  39. “The measure of a man is what he does with power.” – Plato
  40. “Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don’t know.” – Bertrand Russell
  41. “Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein
  42. “Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily.” – William of Ockham
  43. “The more you know, the more you realize you know nothing.” – Socrates
  44. “The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  45. “Man is the measure of all things.” – Protagoras
  46. “We live in the best of all possible worlds.” – Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  47. “Happiness lies in virtuous activity, and perfect happiness lies in the best activity, which is contemplative.” – Aristotle
  48. “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” – Aristotle
  49. “The mind is furnished with ideas by experience alone.” – John Locke
  50. “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  51. “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.” – Voltaire
  52. “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  53. “The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” – Blaise Pascal
  54. “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” – Albert Camus
  55. “Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  56. “I can, therefore I am.” – Simone Weil
  57. “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus
  58. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein
  59. “Life without experience and sufferings is not life.” – Socrates
  60. “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” – Plato
  61. “The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch
  62. “There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates
  63. “Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.” – Socrates
  64. “It is not living that matters, but living rightly.” – Socrates
  65. “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” – Socrates
  66. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  67. “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” – Socrates
  68. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus
  69. “You cannot step into the same river twice.” – Heraclitus
  70. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus
  71. “Much learning does not teach understanding.” – Heraclitus
  72. “Everything flows, nothing stands still.” – Heraclitus
  73. “The only constant in life is change.” – Heraclitus
  74. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle
  75. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
  76. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle
  77. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  78. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle
  79. “Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” – Aristotle
  80. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle
  81. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle
  82. “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle
  83. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle
  84. “The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.” – Aristotle
  85. “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” – Aristotle
  86. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle
  87. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” – Aristotle
  88. “The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life — knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.” – Aristotle
  89. “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” – Aristotle
  90. “The secret to humor is surprise.” – Aristotle
  91. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle
  92. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  93. “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle
  94. “Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” – Aristotle
  95. “The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.” – Aristotle
  96. “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” – Aristotle
  97. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle
  98. “There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.” – Aristotle
  99. “Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.” – Aristotle
  100. “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle

Success and Ambition Quotes

  1. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  2. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon
  3. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” – Bill Bradley
  4. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
  6. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  7. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  8. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell
  9. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson
  10. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton
  11. “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.” – Tony Robbins
  12. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill
  13. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier
  14. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  15. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller
  16. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale
  17. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  18. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller Jr.
  19. “To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” – Mike Gafka
  20. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  21. “The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” – Charles Kingsleigh
  22. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” – Bobby Unser
  23. “The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.” – Steve Jobs
  24. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser
  25. “Don’t be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.” – Andy Biersack
  26. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow is our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  27. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain
  28. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis
  29. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
  30. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra
  31. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
  32. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.” – Roy T. Bennett
  33. “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” – Arnold H. Glasow
  34. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
  35. “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.” – Warren Buffett
  36. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.” – Bo Bennett
  37. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs
  38. “The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.” – Unknown
  39. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw
  40. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” – George S. Patton
  41. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron
  42. “The secret to success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  43. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” – G. K. Chesterton
  44. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak
  45. “Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.” – Aisha Tyler
  46. “Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  47. “The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.” – Ayn Rand
  48. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein
  49. “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” – Henry Kravis
  50. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine
  51. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho
  52. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell
  53. “Success is largely a matter of holding on after others have let go.” – Unknown
  54. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.” – Orison Swett Marden
  55. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama
  56. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” – Pablo Picasso
  57. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” – William Butler Yeats
  58. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” – W. P. Kinsella
  59. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis
  60. “The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis
  61. “Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.” – Aisha Tyler
  62. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” – John D. Rockefeller
  63. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi
  64. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee
  65. “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
  66. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston S. Churchill
  67. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.” – Bo Bennett
  68. “The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin
  69. “Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means. For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.” – Denzel Washington
  70. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates
  71. “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers
  72. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.” – Mark Twain
  73. “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” – Arthur Ashe
  74. “The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance.” – Sun Yat-sen
  75. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell
  76. “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  77. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” – Dalai Lama
  78. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John C. Maxwell
  79. “Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that is not enough, you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.” – Margaret Thatcher
  80. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  81. “Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn
  82. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie
  83. “I don’t dwell on success. Maybe that’s one reason I’m successful.” – Calvin Klein
  84. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar
  85. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” – Barbara Corcoran
  86. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  87. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
  88. “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  89. “The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration.” – Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  90. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel
  91. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Herman Cain
  92. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain
  93. “The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.” – Brian Tracy
  94. “Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry
  95. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” – General George Patton
  96. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  97. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill
  98. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” – Bill Bradley
  99. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” – George Herbert
  100. “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 while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington

Resilience and Strength Quotes

  1. “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” – Jodi Picoult
  2. “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  3. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  4. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius
  5. “The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” – Robert Jordan
  6. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran
  7. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway
  8. “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” – Nelson Mandela
  9. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling
  11. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli
  12. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” – Bob Marley
  13. “Resilience is knowing that you are the only one that has the power and the responsibility to pick yourself up.” – Mary Holloway
  14. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus
  15. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill
  16. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve
  17. “It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  18. “She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” – Elizabeth Edwards
  19. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius
  20. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
  21. “When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.” – Jaeda Dewalt
  22. “Resilience is not about being able to bounce back like nothing has happened. Resilience is your consistent resistance to give up.” – Anonymous
  23. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung
  24. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill
  25. “He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu
  26. “Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.” – Henry Rollins
  27. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  28. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
  29. “There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” – Dalai Lama XIV
  30. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  31. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  32. “Resilience is the ability to attack while running away.” – Wes Fesler
  33. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – Haruki Murakami
  34. “It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.” – Dalai Lama
  35. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  36. “Resilience is when you address uncertainty with flexibility.” – Anonymous
  37. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou
  38. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen
  39. “Resilience is not a commodity you are born with, waiting to be tested; it is a muscle, you develop it every day.” – Anonymous
  40. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale
  41. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey
  42. “Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore
  43. “My barn having burned down, I can now see the moon.” – Mizuta Masahide
  44. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before.” – Elizabeth Edwards
  45. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl
  46. “Change is not a threat, it’s an opportunity. Survival is not the goal, transformative success is.” – Seth Godin
  47. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller
  48. “Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.” – Travis Bradberry
  49. “A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” – Henry Kissinger
  50. “Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.” – Yasmin Mogahed
  51. “Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” – Thomas Carlyle
  52. “It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  53. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins
  54. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  55. “The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat.” – Woodrow Wilson
  56. “Resilience is about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.” – Jamais Cascio
  57. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” – Lebron James
  58. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden
  59. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
  60. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
  61. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman
  62. “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bernard Williams
  63. “No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets or no matter how far you fall, you are never out of the fight.” – Marcus Luttrell
  64. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.” – Roy T. Bennett
  65. “You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things.” – Ken Kesey
  66. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
  67. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey
  68. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James
  69. “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” – Sun-Tzu
  70. “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen
  71. “The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing
  72. “Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  73. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass
  74. “Sometimes carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.” – Albert Camus
  75. “Resilience is the ability to bounce back from setbacks, adapt well to change, and keep going in the face of adversity.” – Harvard Business Review
  76. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill
  77. “Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased.” – Joel Osteen
  78. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen
  79. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale
  80. “Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.” – William Barclay
  81. “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” – Veronica Roth
  82. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi
  83. “To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.” – Gail Sheehy
  84. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  85. “The most successful people see adversity not as a stumbling block, but as a stepping-stone to greatness.” – Shawn Anchor
  86. “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” – Zig Ziglar
  87. “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” – Albert Einstein
  88. “The more you care, the stronger you can be.” – Jim Rohn
  89. “Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.” – Winston Churchill
  90. “Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” – William Butler Yeats
  91. “Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” – Francis Bacon
  92. “The key to life is resilience. We will always be knocked down. It’s the getting up that counts.” – Dominique Browning
  93. “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” – Anonymous
  94. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lena Horne
  95. “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.” – Bob Marley
  96. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  97. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
  98. “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” – Stephen R. Covey
  99. “Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway
  100. “Adversity is the first path to truth.” – Lord Byron

Wisdom and Knowledge Quotes

  1. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  2. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.” – Kofi Annan
  3. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein
  4. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee
  6. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin
  7. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
  8. “The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein
  9. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” – Isaac Asimov
  10. “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius
  11. “Wisdom is not a product of education but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein
  12. “The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.” – Proverbs 18:15
  13. “To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Confucius
  14. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix
  15. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  16. “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle
  17. “The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.” – Benjamin Franklin
  18. “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov
  19. “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.” – Matsuo Basho
  20. “Knowledge is like a garden: If it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.” – Guinean Proverb
  21. “The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” – Lao Tzu
  22. “It is better to be a warrior in a garden than a gardener in a war.” – Chinese Proverb
  23. “In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
  24. “Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  25. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  26. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia
  27. “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” – Socrates
  28. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare
  29. “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.” – Lao Tzu
  30. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein
  31. “Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” – Doug Larson
  32. “The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” – William James
  33. “The more you know, the more you realize you know nothing.” – Socrates
  34. “Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.” – Thomas J. Watson
  35. “Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” – Martin H. Fischer
  36. “It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” – René Descartes
  37. “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking
  38. “Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.” – Plato
  39. “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” – Albert Einstein
  40. “Knowledge is the life of the mind.” – Abu Bakr
  41. “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates
  42. “Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Saint Augustine
  43. “The simplest explanation is usually the correct one.” – Occam’s Razor
  44. “Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.” – Sophocles
  45. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn vos Savant
  46. “Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise.” – Paul Engle
  47. “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” – George Bernard Shaw
  48. “Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.” – E. E. Cummings
  49. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.” – Charles Spurgeon
  50. “The true method of knowledge is experiment.” – William Blake
  51. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  52. “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X
  53. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  54. “Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.” – Terry Goodkind
  55. “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” – Aristotle
  56. “A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” – Bruce Lee
  57. “Wisdom is the reward for surviving our own stupidity.” – Brian Rathbone
  58. “Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.” – Plato
  59. “The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” – Henri Bergson
  60. “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” – Miles Kington
  61. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.” – Charles Spurgeon
  62. “The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey
  63. “The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.” – Herodotus
  64. “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King
  65. “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein
  66. “Knowledge is the life of the mind.” – Abu Bakr
  67. “It is not the amount of knowledge that makes a brain. It is not even the distribution of knowledge. It is the interconnectedness.” – Howard Bloom
  68. “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin
  69. “Do not be wise in words – be wise in deeds.” – Jewish Proverb
  70. “Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand.” – Guinean Proverb
  71. “Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey
  72. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau
  73. “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato
  74. “The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.” – Tony Robbins
  75. “In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it – thou art a fool.” – Lord Chesterfield
  76. “The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” – Socrates
  77. “To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.” – Socrates
  78. “It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.” – Julius Caesar
  79. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey
  80. “Sharing knowledge occurs when people are genuinely interested in helping one another develop new capacities for action.” – Peter Senge
  81. “Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” – Martin H. Fischer
  82. “The only enemy more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.” – Albert Einstein
  83. “The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.” – John F. Kennedy
  84. “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.” – Kofi Annan
  85. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” – Albert Einstein
  86. “One part of knowledge consists in being ignorant of such things as are not worthy to be known.” – Crates
  87. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn Vos Savant
  88. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
  89. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” – Ralph W. Sockman
  90. “The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.” – Confucius
  91. “Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  92. “He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.” – Confucius
  93. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.” – Roy T. Bennett
  94. “The only real wisdom is knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  95. “Doubt is the key to knowledge.” – Persian Proverb
  96. “Knowledge expands your horizons and the ability to see beyond the obvious.” – Anonymous
  97. “The more extensive a man’s knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  98. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  99. “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.” – Lao Tzu
  100. “Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” – Peter Drucker

Self Discovery and Personal Growth Quotes

  1. “The only journey is the journey within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  2. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
  3. “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  4. “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” – Carl Jung
  5. “Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha
  6. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” – Mandy Hale
  8. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Henry Stanley Haskins
  9. “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu
  10. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” – Carl Jung
  11. “We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” – Max De Pree
  12. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  13. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
  14. “Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself.” – Denis Waitley
  15. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
  16. “Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.” – Alexis Carrel
  17. “What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi
  18. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem
  19. “To find yourself, think for yourself.” – Socrates
  20. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  21. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” – Jean Vanier
  22. “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb
  23. “Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through.” – Anais Nin
  24. “There is no greater journey than the one that you must take to discover all of the mysteries that lie within you.” – Michelle Sandlin
  25. “The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” – Chuck Palahniuk
  26. “You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.” – Idowu Koyenikan
  27. “The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.” – Charles Du Bos
  28. “The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery. Until you find yourself you will always be someone else. Become yourself.” – Myles Munroe
  29. “Personal growth is not a matter of learning new information but of unlearning old limits.” – Alan Cohen
  30. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi
  31. “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
  32. “Change is never painful, only the resistance to change is painful.” – Buddha
  33. “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell
  34. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin
  35. “Becoming is better than being.” – Carol S. Dweck
  36. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  37. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts
  38. “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth
  39. “Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.” – Morihei Ueshiba
  40. “What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha
  41. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung
  42. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings
  43. “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” – Deepak Chopra
  44. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
  45. “A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a thousand men in battle.” – Buddha
  46. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  47. “You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James A. Froude
  48. “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges.” – Joyce Meyer
  49. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
  50. “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
  51. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  52. “The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” – Anonymous
  53. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs
  54. “It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” – Denis Waitley
  55. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha
  56. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
  57. “Growth is the only evidence of life.” – John Henry Newman
  58. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama
  59. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  60. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams
  61. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  62. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama
  63. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  64. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius
  65. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
  66. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  67. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington
  68. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse
  69. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
  70. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
  71. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  72. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker
  73. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  74. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  75. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe
  76. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu
  77. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown
  78. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey
  79. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  80. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  81. “What we think, we become.” – Buddha
  82. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow is our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  83. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  84. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities!” – Norman Vincent Peale
  85. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  86. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer
  87. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  88. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa
  89. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  90. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison
  91. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino
  92. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  93. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  94. “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” – W. Clement Stone
  95. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  96. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
  97. “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti
  98. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  99. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  100. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius

Happiness and Contentment Life Quotes

  1. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama
  2. “The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” – William Saroyan
  3. “Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck
  4. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” – James M. Barrie
  6. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
  8. “Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.” – Rabbi Hyman Schachtel
  9. “Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.” – Walt Disney
  10. “The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  11. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” – Mark Twain
  12. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn
  13. “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” – John Barrymore
  14. “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller
  15. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz
  16. “The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.” – Dodinsky
  17. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  18. “Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” – Frank Tyger
  19. “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  20. “The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.” – Anonymous
  21. “Happiness is a direction, not a place.” – Sydney J. Harris
  22. “The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.” – V.S. Pritchett
  23. “Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular.” – Robert Frost
  24. “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon
  25. “Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.” – Unknown
  26. “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus
  27. “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.” – Chinese Proverb
  28. “The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese
  29. “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” – Steve Maraboli
  30. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns
  31. “The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.” – Eric Hoffer
  32. “Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” – Henry David Thoreau
  33. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  34. “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  35. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin
  36. “Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.” – Napoleon Hill
  37. “Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.” – Ogden Nash
  38. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle
  39. “It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” – L.M. Montgomery
  40. “Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.” – Hermann Hesse
  41. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle
  42. “The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” – Richard Bach
  43. “Happiness is not something you acquire; love is something that acquires you.” – Leo Buscaglia
  44. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley
  45. “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck
  46. “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
  47. “The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” – Thucydides
  48. “Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.” – Ayn Rand
  49. “True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  50. “Happiness is the natural flower of duty.” – Phillips Brooks
  51. “Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” – Thomas Merton
  52. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain
  53. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn
  54. “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
  55. “Happiness is not the absence of problems; it’s the ability to deal with them.” – Steve Maraboli
  56. “The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” – Carrie Jones
  57. “True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.” – Joseph Addison
  58. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  59. “Happiness is a function of accepting what is.” – Werner Erhard
  60. “Happiness is not something you find, but something you create.” – Unknown
  61. “Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.” – Viktor E. Frankl
  62. “There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” – Gautama Buddha
  63. “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
  64. “The secret to happiness is to love yourself.” – Unknown
  65. “Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.” – Aeschylus
  66. “Happiness is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty without happiness.” – Christian Dior
  67. “Happiness is not a station to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck
  68. “Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” – Alexandre Dumas
  69. “The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.” – Epictetus
  70. “Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.” – Immanuel Kant
  71. “To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” – Bertrand Russell
  72. “Happiness is always a by-product of other activity.” – Aldous Huxley
  73. “Happiness is a form of courage.” – Holbrook Jackson
  74. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo
  75. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns
  76. “Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well-lived.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  77. “Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.” – Rose Lane
  78. “It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Seneca
  79. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius
  80. “Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.” – Napoleon Hill
  81. “Happiness is a way station between too little and too much.” – Channing Pollock
  82. “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” – Mildred Barthel
  83. “Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.” – Thomas Jefferson
  84. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle
  85. “Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result.” – Robert Green Ingersoll
  86. “Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.” – Don Marquis
  87. “The art of happiness is to serve all.” – Yogi Bhajan
  88. “To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.” – Mary Stuart
  89. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  90. “Happiness is always the serendipitous result of looking for something else.” – Dr. Idel Dreimer
  91. “All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.” – Baruch Spinoza
  92. “Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.” – Valerie Bertinelli
  93. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  94. “Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others.” – Henry Drummond
  95. “The best way to secure future happiness is to be as happy as is rightfully possible today.” – Charles W. Eliot
  96. “All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.” – Horace Friess
  97. “Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.” – Douglas Jerrold
  98. “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  99. “The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese
  100. “Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience.” – Leo Buscaglia

Life Lessons and Experience Quotes

  1. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  2. “The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost
  4. “We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey
  5. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius
  6. “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde
  7. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama
  9. “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” – Will Rogers
  10. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  11. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
  12. “Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” – Oliver Goldsmith
  13. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
  14. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  15. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison
  16. “Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.” – Socrates
  17. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  18. “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
  19. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
  20. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  21. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins
  22. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley
  23. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  24. “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
  25. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  26. “In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.” – Toba Beta
  27. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  28. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse
  29. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  30. “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde
  31. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” – John Green
  32. “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” – Jim Rohn
  33. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
  34. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  35. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela
  36. “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” – Kate Winslet
  37. “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo
  38. “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne
  39. “The best things in life are unexpected – because there were no expectations.” – Eli Khamarov
  40. “Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” – Sholom Aleichem
  41. “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Charles Swindoll
  42. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  43. “You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.” – Brian Tracy
  44. “Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.” – Corita Kent
  45. “The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.” – H.T. Leslie
  46. “Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” – Ernest Holmes
  47. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama
  48. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein
  49. “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.” – Sai Baba
  50. “In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” – Charlie Brown
  51. “Life’s most valuable lessons are learned through experience, not just words.” – Unknown
  52. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali
  53. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis
  54. “Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn, but most of all, experiences to enjoy.” – Unknown
  55. “The best teacher in life is experience. It costs nothing but teaches everything.” – Unknown
  56. “Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it.” – Buddha
  57. “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – Lewis Carroll
  58. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
  59. “Life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die.” – Tom Clancy
  60. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” – Vernon Law
  61. “Life without experience and sufferings is not life.” – Socrates
  62. “Life teaches us to make good use of time, while time teaches us the value of life.” – Unknown
  63. “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  64. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley
  65. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
  66. “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley
  67. “Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James
  68. “Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.” – Henry Ford
  69. “Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
  70. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller
  71. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha
  72. “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” – Scott Hamilton
  73. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau
  74. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
  75. “Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” – William Wallace
  76. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse
  77. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey
  78. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses
  79. “The greatest lesson of life is that you are responsible for your life.” – Oprah Winfrey
  80. “Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain
  81. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost
  82. “In life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you believe, plan, and expect.” – Bill Bartmann
  83. “Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  84. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  85. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
  86. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  87. “The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.” – Les Brown
  88. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley
  89. “The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” – William James
  90. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James
  91. “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo
  92. “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” – Kevin Kruse
  93. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  94. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  95. “Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important. Capture the good times. Develop from the negatives. And if things don’t work out, take another shot.” – Unknown
  96. “Life is not a ‘brief candle’. It is a splendid torch that I want to make burn as brightly as possible before handing on to future generations.” – George Bernard Shaw
  97. “You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.” – Arthur Ashe
  98. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
  99. “Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” – Oliver Goldsmith
  100. “The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.” – Jimi Hendrix
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