Life Quotes

29 Inspiring Life Quotes To Live By

Allow these life quotes to inspire you, motivate you and put your life in perspective.

Keep it simple

we only have one life. keep it simple.

  • missing someone – call
  • wanna meet up – invite
  • wanna be understood – explain
  • have questions – ask
  • don’t like something – speak up
  • like something – share it
  • want something – ask for it
  • love someone – tell them

Your diet

Your diet is not only what you eat.

It is what you watch, what you listen to, what you read, the people you hang around.

Be mindful of the things you put into your body emotionally, spiritually and physically.

Light a lamp

If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your own path.

Therapy Dogs

“All dogs are therapy dogs. The majority of them are just freelancing.”

Move a mountain

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
― Confucious

The person you decide to be

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Call your grandmother

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.”
– Italian Proverb

An inside job

“Happiness is an inside job.”
– William Arthur Ward

Learn from it

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.”
– Rafiki, from The Lion King

Calm Seas

“When the sea was calm, all ships alike showed mastership in floating.”
– William Shakespeare

Feed One

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”
– Mother Teresa

The road to truth

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.”
– Buddha

You don’t understand it

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
– Albert Einstein

Manner of traveling

“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”
– Margaret Lee Runbeck


“Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.”
– Will Rogers


“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian anymore than going to a garage makes you a mechanic.”
– Laurence Peter

A Dream

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
– Colin Powell

Little Things

“Never get tired of doing little things for others. Sometimes, those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.”
– Author Unknown

Take the step

“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.”
– Naeem Calloway

Get started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
– Mark Twain

Say nothing

“If you have nothing to say, say nothing.”
— Mark Twain

Do it by listening

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.”
— Larry King

Change the ending

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”
– C.S. Lewis

Important days

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
– Mark Twain

Highlight reel

“The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.”
– Steven Furtick

Creating yourself

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

Be yourself

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.”
– Oscar Wilde


“The time you enjoy wasting is not time wasted.”
– Marthe Troly-Curtin

Forever a fool

“He who asks a question remains a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask remains a fool forever.”
– Chinese Proverb

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