155 Active Life Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Active Life Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I feel it's important to be active. People who retire, sit by their swimming pool and golf course and plan to relax have a very empty life. — Betty Ford

The energy or active exercise of the mind constitutes life. — Aristotle

Happiness is activity. — Aristotle

To live well is to work well, to show a good activity. — Thomas Aquinas

Life is a verb, not a noun. — Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. — Bertrand Russell

It is by his activities and not by enjoyment that man feels he is alive. In idleness we not only feel that life is fleeting, but we also feel lifeless. — Immanuel Kant

It's not just about life, of course; it's about healthy life. Getting frail and miserable and dependent is no fun, whether or not dying may be fun. — Aubrey de Grey

The vices of idleness are only to be shaken off by active employment. — Seneca

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. — John F. Kennedy

Short Active Life Quotes

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  • More good things in life are lost by indifference than ever were lost by active hostility. — Robert Menzies
  • True success is exiting some rat race to modulate one’s activities for peace of mind. — Edward O. Thorp
  • Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. — Paul J. Meyer
  • Once a person steps into sin, the stagnating power of sin becomes activated in the person’s life. — Enoch Adeboye
  • The quality of life is determined by its activities. — Aristotle
  • Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough. — James M. Barrie
  • God alone can deliver us from a life of meaningless activities. — T. B. Joshua
  • Being determined to make a change has been a catalyst for most of my adult life. — Micky Watkins
  • Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. — Mother Teresa
  • Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities. — Aristotle

Top 10 Active Life Quotes

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Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

If you are not personally free to be yourself in that most important of all human activities... the expression of love... then life itself loses its meaning. — Harvey Milk

Praise is God's sunlight in the heart. It destroys sin germs. It ripens the fruits of the Spirit. It is the oil of gladness that lubricates life's activities. — Smith Wigglesworth

If you don't like your situation in life, don't fret or worry--do something about it. Worry less, and act more. — Zig Ziglar

Wherever love and compassion are active in life, we can perceive the magic breath of the spirit blowing through the sense world. — Rudolf Steiner

Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia. — Jose Carreras

The people and opportunities your business needs are out there, but the only way to uncover them is to take an active role in bringing your social network to life. — Lewis Howes

Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs. — Xavier Becerra

More good things in life are lost by indifference than ever were lost by active hostility. — Robert Menzies

the anxiety arising from the perpetual activity of the death instinct, though never eliminated, is counteracted and kept at bay by the power of the life instinct. — Melanie Klein

Active life quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

Active Inspirational Quotes

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It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. — Voltaire

Our confidence in Christ does not make us lazy, negligent, or careless, but on the contrary it awakens us, urges us on, and makes us active in living righteous lives and doing good. There is no self-confidence to compare with this. — Huldrych Zwingli

The true leader is a different sort; he seeks effective activity which has a truly beneficient purpose. He inspires others to follow in his wake, and holding aloft the torch of wisdom, leads the way for society to realize its genuinely great aspirations. — Haile Selassie

Active life quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

Jesus taught that your highest priority must be your relationship with Him. If anything detracts you from that relationship, that activity is not from God. God will not ask you to do something that hinders your relationship with Christ. — Henry Blackaby

One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Worship is an act that develops feelings for God, not a feeling for God that is expressed in an act of worship. — Eugene H. Peterson

Active life quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body. — George S. Patton

The lazy Christian has his mouth full of complaints, when the active Christian has his heart full of comforts. — Thomas Brooks

On actively promoting innovation — Xi Jinping

Release and detach from every person, every circumstance, every condition, and every situation that no longer serves a divine purpose in your life. All things have a season, and all seasons must come to an end. Choose a new season, filled with purposeful thoughts and activities. — Iyanla Vanzant

Active Day Quotes

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Prayer is the most important activity a born-again Christian can perform. It should head your list of priorities, for certainly the world around us desperately needs prayer. Prayer will open the door for God to do a glorious work in these last days. Prayer will stem the tide of evil. — Chuck Smith

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I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon. — Ellen DeGeneres

One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution. — Bob Schaffer

Active life quote Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.

And just as we acquaint ourselves with materials, just as we must understand functions, so we must become familiar with the psychological and spiritual factors of our day. No cultural activity is possible otherwise; for we are dependent on the spirit of our time. — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Besides the great concern over long-term damage to kids, the COVID-19 vaccines make the children acutely ill. Cannot play or participate in school or activities for days. Products should be pulled off the market, not injected into children! — Peter A. McCullough

Every day I get better at knowing that it is not a choice to be an activist; rather, it is the only way to hold on to the better parts of my human self. It is the only way I can live and laugh without guilt. — Staceyann Chin

Active life quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday. — Tom Hodgkinson

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. — Patrick Henry

Before the day begins, you are not yet engaged in any physical activities. And it is only physically that you are constrained by the limits of time and place; mentally, there are no such boundaries. — Menachem Mendel Schneerson

On engagement, we're already seeing that mobile users are more likely to be daily active users than desktop users. They're more likely to use Facebook six or seven days of the week. — Mark Zuckerberg

Active Lifestyle Quotes

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Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being — Plato

Finding an activity that fits your lifestyle, that you enjoy, and that allows you to work at a steady pace is key. — Peter Attia

So many people know about the dangers of sunbeds but when you have a busy active lifestyle you need a product that you can use quickly and doesn't streak or leave you with orange hands. — Peter Andre

Active life quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases. — Gro Harlem Brundtland

A pain free, active lifestyle is not only possible, but it is the way you should expect to feel and live, no matter your age, no matter your previous experience. — Pete Egoscue

A lot of us lead relatively sedentary lifestyles, so you have to motivate yourself and force yourself to go to the gym and do active things. The folks that have figured it out, found that thing that they love and made it a big part of their lives, it's easy for them to stay in shape. — Randy Couture

Active life quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

Being in good shape is my lifestyle, and I can't remember a time when I was out of shape. I try to live an active lifestyle and mix up all types of activities like fighting, running and swimming. — Urijah Faber

I believe the best way to activate genius within the immune system is by ingesting certain superherbs and superfoods, taking probiotics and cultured foods, minimizing toxic food exposure by eating pure organic raw-living foods, and making appropriate healthy lifestyle improvements. — David Wolfe

Every morning, I wake up trying to be the best mom and the best role model for my kids in a healthy diet and active lifestyle. — Mia Hamm

Rarely, Type 2 diabetes develops without any readily identifiable predisposing factor. But in the great majority of cases it is brought on by lifestyle activities, including, and clearly most importantly, dietary choices. — David Perlmutter

Keep Active Quotes

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I am for keeping the thing going while things are stirring. Because if we wait till it is still, it will take a great while to get it going again. — Sojourner Truth

Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet. — Eliphas Levi

Find first peace within yourself. Don't eat too much. Keep your brain active. Love. — Rita Levi-Montalcini

Active life quote Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.

Never look back, except for an occasional glance, look ahead and plan for the future. Success is not built on past laurels, but rather on a continuous activity. Keep busy searching out new ideas and, experimentally, keep ahead of the times, or at least up with them. — Dorothy Draper

The humanities are the heartbeat of democracy, and we need to fight to keep them alive and well. — Martha C. Nussbaum

I try to keep the topics trendy. If it’s a rant, it’s something I feel strongly about, and people will watch it because they either agree or disagree. — Ryan Higa

Active life quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

The greatest contribution jazz has made in music has been to replace the role of the conductor with a member of the ensemble who, instead of waving his arms to keep time and convey mood, is an active member of the musical statement. That person is the drummer. — Elvin Jones

A wound does not destroy us. It activates our self-healing powers. The point is not to "put it behind you" but to keep benefiting from the strength it has awakened. — David Richo

Good Viking genes, being vegetarian and having rowdy dogs and kids definitely keep me in shape. Not eating meat gives me the energy I need to keep up with work, family and travel - I'm very active. — Sayings

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Being Active Quotes

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Life is a hard battle anyway. If we laugh and sing a little as we fight the good fight of freedom, it makes it all go easier. I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me. — Sojourner Truth

Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase. — Joseph Pilates

Education is not an affair of 'telling' and being told, but an active and constructive process. — John Dewey

Active life quote Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.

Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I can see both trends among the youths: people who are ready for a constructive, critical and active presence, and others who are ready to become invisible Muslims and to compromise to be accepted. I put my hope in the former and pray for the latter. — Tariq Ramadan

The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn. — Maria Montessori

Active life quote Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.

Competitive strategy is about being different. It means deliberately choosing a different set of activities to deliver a unique mix of value. — Michael Porter

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. — Indira Gandhi

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White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background. — Jan Tschichold

Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success! — Phil Heath

Stay Active Quotes

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So the danger of conservative judicial activism has been averted for another year. Stay tuned. — Michael Kinsley

Eating well and staying active is the necessary base to a clear complexion and a healthy body and mind. — Hannah Bronfman

There is one and only one social responsibility of business - to use it resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud. — Milton Friedman

There is one and only one responsibility of business: to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game. — Milton Friedman

Without financial literacy, divorce rates soar, families rupture, and women stay with abusive men for financial security. A lack of jobs contributes to riots and illegal activity. Name any situation and it goes back to money. We need to focus on poverty eradication. — John Hope Bryant

China will stay firmly committed to the basic state policy of opening-up. We will actively and effectively use foreign investment, improve its structure, diversify its form and open up more channels and sectors so as to facilitate investment. — Hu Jintao

We can't avoid age. However, we can avoid some aging. Continue to do things. Be active. Life is fantastic in the way it adjusts to demands; if you use your muscles and mind, they stay there much longer. — Charles Hard Townes

I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do. — Kiana Tom

Activism has to remain active. That's the trademark slogan and that's the mantra, because if your foot doesn't stay on the pedal, the car will stop. — Bethann Hardison

While acting is what I do for a living, activism is what I do to stay alive. — Martin Sheen

Active Participation Quotes

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The threat today is not passivity, but pseudo-activity, the urge to "be active", to "participate", to mask the Nothingness of what goes on. — Slavoj Žižek

Deeply promote the energy revolution, strengthen the clean and efficient use of coal, accelerate the planning and construction of a new energy system, and actively participate in addressing climate change and global governance. — Xi Jinping

Democracy is not a spectator sport. It requires active participation from all citizens. — Alexei Navalny

Gardening is an active participation in The deepest mysteries of the universe. — Thomas Berry

The development of Africa will not happen without the effective participation of women. Our forefathers' image of women must be buried once for all. — Ousmane Sembene

We do not understand democracy in its bourgeois meaning--of babbling, lack of discipline, anarchy. We understand democracy as the active participation of the citizens in formulating and implementing the Party's policy. — Nicolae Ceausescu

It turns out that the process of working toward a goal, participating in a valued and challenging activity, is as important to well-being as its attainment. — Sonja Lyubomirsky

True success in any endeavor can only come when the Father has initiated the activity and invited our participation. — Priscilla Shirer

If you create an environment where the people truly participate, you don't need control. They know what needs to be done and they do it. And the more that people will devote themselves to your cause on a voluntary basis, a willing basis, the fewer hierarchies and control mechanisms you need. — Herb Kelleher

If we are to make poverty history, we must have the active participation of States, civil society and the private sector, as well as individual volunteers. — Kofi Annan

Productive Life Quotes

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Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being. — Walter Brueggemann

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. — Erich Fromm

You paint the way you have to in order to give. That's life itself, and someone will look and say it is the product of knowing, but it has nothing to do with knowing, it has to do with giving. — Franz Kline

Knowledge workers train, sprint, rest, and re-assess. — Naval Ravikant

In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. — Guy Debord

Those who participate in [sabbath] break the anxiety cycle. They are invited to awareness that life does not consist in frantic production and consumption that reduces everyone else to threat and competition. — Walter Brueggemann

Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering, and the opportunity to lead a productive life. — Jimmy Carter

The industrial way of life leads to the industrial way of death. From Shiloh to Dachau, from Antietam to Stalingrad, from Hiroshima to Vietnam and Afghanistan, the great specialty of industry and technology has been the mass production of human corpses. — Edward Abbey

The first 4-6 hours of my day are dedicated to moving the needle in the important aspects of my life. — Alex Hormozi

Forty-hour workweeks are a relic of the Industrial Age. — Naval Ravikant

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More Active Life Quotes

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Most of us are reflecting life and not affecting it. Your inner speech mirrors your mind, and your mind mirrors God. If you do not change your thoughts, you haven't changed their activity. And if you do not change their activity, the conditions of your life cannot change, for they are only bearing witness to the inner action of your mind. — Neville Goddard

The city of Chandigarh is planned to human scale. It puts us in touch with the infinite cosmos and nature. It provides us with places and buildings for all human activities by which the citizens can live a full and harmonious life. Here the radiance of nature and heart are within our reach. — Le Corbusier

The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside; she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope. — Marianne Williamson

I like people who are still actively creating in their life, who aren't set, I don't feel like I'm set. And I don't have any baggage, for better or worse. I don't have any plants or pets or kids. I can lock the door and go. I need to be with somebody for whom that's okay. — Dana Delany

Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity. The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication. — Andrew Weil

Judgment can be acquired only by acute observation, by actual experience in the school of life, by ceaseless alertness to learn from others, by study of the activities of men who have made notable marks, by striving to analyze the everyday play of causes and effects, by constant study of human nature. — B. C. Forbes

Life is difficult. Not just for me or other ALS patients. Life is difficult for everyone. Finding ways to make life meaningful and purposeful and rewarding, doing the activities that you love and spending time with the people that you love - I think that's the meaning of this human experience. — Steve Gleason

Nutrition has always played a huge role in my life. I became a vegetarian when I was 13 and then got my entire family to become vegetarians. And I have always been active my whole life. I genuinely enjoy sports and I spend time on my total gym. — Christie Brinkley

Let woman then go on-not asking favors, but claiming as a right the removal of all hindrances to her elevation in the scale of being-let her receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers, so that she may enter profitably into the active business of life. — Lucretia Mott

I started getting more and more active around immigration reform because this was such a waste of lives, such a waste of potential, such a waste for our country not to have the human capital that we developed - geared toward improving our entire society. — Laurene Powell Jobs

Caffeine has an average half-life of five to seven hours. Let’s say that you have a cup of coffee after your evening dinner, around 7:30 p.m. This means that by 1:30 a.m., 50 percent of that caffeine may still be active and circulating throughout your brain tissue. In other words, by 1:30 a.m., you’re only halfway to completing the job of cleansing your brain of the caffeine you drank after dinner. — Matthew Walker

Life is best enjoyed when time periods are evenly divided between labor, sleep, and recreation...all people should spend one-third of their time in recreation which is rebuilding, voluntary activity, never idleness. — Brigham Young

There's already a lot of active research going on using the Crispr technology to fix diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy or cystic fibrosis or Huntington's disease. They're all diseases that have known genetic causes, and we now have the technology that can repair those mutations to provide, we hope, patients with a normal life. — Jennifer Doudna

...the goal of all spiritual life is to get your ego out of the way - outwit the sucker; dissolve it; shoot it; kill it. Silence the incessant planning, organizing, running, manipulating, possessing, and processing"... "because these activities preclude awareness of the Divine. — Lawrence Kushner

The exercises of practical life are formative activities, a work of adaptation to the environment. Such adaptation to the environment and efficient functioning therein is the very essence of a useful education. — Maria Montessori

If you want to accomplish anything in life, you can't just sit back and hope it will happen. You've got to make it happen. — Chuck Norris

Enlightenment, or true happiness, is not a transcendental state. It is a condition of broad wisdom, boundless energy, and good fortune wherein we each shape our own destiny, find fulfillment in daily activities, and come to understand our ultimate purpose in life. — Josei Toda

The notion of education through handicrafts rises from the contemplation of truth and love permeating life's activities. — Mahatma Gandhi

Everyone, in all walks of life, regardless of his professional occupation should feel concerned and play an active role to solve such problems which affect mankind. — Haile Selassie

With regard to life, modern painting is a revolutionary activity…We need it in order to transform the world into a more humane place where mankind can live in liberty…We must accept these things with passion. It means that we must live imaginatively. — Wifredo Lam

For me, the more important thing is fighting. You know, training, fighting. The sports side. I didn’t choose my media life. — Joanna Jedrzejczyk

If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life. — Julia Louis-Dreyfus

It is not necessary for a man to be actively bad in order to make a failure in life; simple inaction will accomplish it. Nature has everywhere written her protest against idleness; everything which ceases to struggle toward an ideal, the constant effort to get higher and further, which develops manhood and character. — James Terry White

Showing gratitude for the good things you have is the most powerful happiness boosting activity there is. — Eric Barker

For us the mountains had been a natural field of activity where, playing on the frontiers of life and death, we had found the freedom for which we were blindly groping and which was as necessary to us as bread. — Maurice Herzog

There are two activities in life in which we can lovingly and carefully put something inside of someone we love. Cooking is the one we can do three times a day for the rest of our lives, without pills. In both activities, practice makes perfect. — Mario Batali

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