The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.— Rabindranath Tagore
Off-limits Important Life Lessons quotations
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.
Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through.
Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie.
Don't save it for a special occasion; today is special.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second.
This is why it's important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.
Don't compare yourself to others you have no idea what their journey is all about.
I've had a pretty good lesson in human nature.
It's more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness, because you only pass through this life once, Jack. You don't come back for an encore.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.
Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
The only moral lesson which is suited for a child--the most important lesson for every time of life--is this: 'Never hurt anybody.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
In order for one to learn the important lessons of life, one must first overcome a fear each day.
Make peace with your past - so it won't spoil the present!
Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
If we threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.
To let go of the illusion that I'm in control is an important lesson, because I tend to be a person who likes to be in control, not only of my art but of my life and things around me, and it can be healthy up to a certain point, but at the end of the day, we have to go on faith and learn to let go and ride the wave.
I'm albino, my family is white, but I was really raised, and taught my important life lessons, by the black community.
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.
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons.
We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
I think it's important for girls at a young age to be involved in as many things as possible. Especially safe communities of people that teach them great life lessons like self-confidence and courage. And getting girls to go to camp especially in the summer where they can meet new friends, learn new things, and not just sit at home and watch TV.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Frame every so-called disaster with these words: In five years, will this matter?
From a very young age, my parents taught me the most important lesson of my whole life: They taught me how to listen. They taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge - and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time.
I knew that I was learning one of the most important lessons of my life: that instead of waiting for the perfect opportunity, I should work toward a realization that every opportunity is perfect.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
Why is balance important? From a life lesson standpoint, it's about learning to enjoy yourself without getting the ego involved.
My greatest life lesson has been to not wait for the opportunities to come to me. I realize how important it is to be proactive and to create the opportunities myself.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
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.
Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.
Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
When in doubt, just take the next small step
I think that's an important lesson for young people who want to be artists: You have to find someone who believes in you and who will help you find that time where you don't have to think about a job but just making work. If I didn't have those people in my life, I wouldn't be in the position I'm in.