Quotes about Life that Inspire and Motivate

Quotes about Life

A collection of quotes about life, to give you inspiration and motivation, and to help you improve your life.

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.”
– Kenneth Branagh

“It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”
– Philip Green

“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.”
– Matt Cameron

“I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.”
– Doug Hutchison

“Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.”
– Samuel Butler

“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
– Maya Angelou

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

“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

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“Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.”
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
– Oscar Wilde

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
– Confucius

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“Focus on the present moment in your everyday life, without thinking of the past or the future. This will help you live every moment the best you can.”
– Remez Sasson

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
– Mary Engelbreit

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
– Vince Lombardi

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”
– Auguste Rodin

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.”
– John Gardner

“In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.”
– Albert Camus

“Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh

“We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.”
– Santosh Kalwar

“Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.”
– Roy T. Bennett

“Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.”
– Josh Billings

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.”
– Jack Canfield

“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

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”
– Herbert Bayard Swope

“Life is just the same as learning to swim. Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!”
– Alfred Adler

“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“Life is a continuous process of adjustment.”
– Indira Gandhi

“Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
– Thomas Edison

“Why are you trying so hard to fit in, when you’re born to stand out.”
– Oliver James

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
– Walter Bagehot

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.”
– James Allen

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success that is the way great spiritual giants are produced.”
– Swami Vivekananda

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
– Anais Nin

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
– Alice Walker

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”
– Erica Jong

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