225 Life Quotes to Ignite Your Inner Spark and Love for Living

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The Most Famous Life Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. — Arthur Rubinstein

Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift-there is nothing small about it. — Florence Nightingale

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience. — Wallis Simpson

I feel very blessed. I have had, and am having, such a lovely life. — Sienna Miller

Sometimes we get caught up in our troubles and our problems and we let life slip away, but life is precious, all of life, and one must try to take in as much of it as possible. — Yanni

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset. — Crowfoot

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

Yes, life is a woman! — Friedrich Nietzsche

God wants you to have a good life, a life filled with love, joy, peace, and fulfillment. That doesn’t mean it will always be easy, but it does mean that it will always be good. — Joel Osteen

Life is 440 horsepower in a 2-cylinder engine. — Henry Miller

Short Life Quotes

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  • Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. — Omar Khayyam
  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. — Robert Frost
  • The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. — Confucius
  • The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. — Mark Twain
  • Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free. — Bob Marley
  • The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters. — Audrey Hepburn
  • If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard. — Madam C. J. Walker
  • Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation — Isaac Newton
  • Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. — Marcus Aurelius
  • Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Top 10 Life Quotes

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One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Kahlil Gibran

Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you're not ready for judgment. The Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you. — Bob Marley

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. — Bill Watterson

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. — Omar Khayyam

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. — Les Brown

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. — Marie Curie

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

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. — Robert Frost

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. — Confucius

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

Life Image Quotes

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Life quote by Bob Marley

Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free. — Bob Marley

Life quote by Isaac Newton

Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation — Isaac Newton

Life quote by Paulo Coelho

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly — Paulo Coelho

Life quote by Albert Einstein

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. — Albert Einstein

Life quote by George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw

Life quote by Mike Murdock

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. — Mike Murdock

Life quote by Will Smith

Your life will become better by making other lives better. It is not about you.Will Smith

Life quote by Henry David Thoreau

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. — Henry David Thoreau

Life quote by Hafez

Carry your heart through this world like a life-giving sun — Hafez

Life quote by Muhammad Ali

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. — Muhammad Ali

Life quote by Max Lucado

You change your life by changing your heart. — Max Lucado

Life quote by Swami Vivekananda

Take Risks in Your Life If you Win, U Can Lead! If You Lose, You can Guide! — Swami Vivekananda

Life quote by Soren Kierkegaard

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. — Soren Kierkegaard

Life quote by Steve Jobs

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith. — Steve Jobs

Life quote by Pocahontas

Sometimes the right path is not always the easiest. — Pocahontas

Life quote by Ruth Graham

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

Life quote by Edward Abbey

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. — Edward Abbey

Life quote by Jackie Robinson

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. — Jackie Robinson

Life quote by Rosalind Franklin

Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated. — Rosalind Franklin

Life quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

To know what life is worth you have to risk it once in a while. — Jean-Paul Sartre

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.

Positive Life Quotes

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Moving Forward In A Positive Direction - Colin StuckertAlbert Einstein

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. — Booker T. Washington

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life. — Joel Osteen

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.

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. — Steve Jobs

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined... — Henry David Thoreau

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. — Mother Teresa

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.

Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much. — William D. Hoard

When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending. — Drake

Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives! — Shimon Peres

Enjoy Life Quotes

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You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we're all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it's going to be over, and you better make this count. — Nancy Reagan

beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living. — Bob Marley

My friend, let's not think of tomorrow, but let's enjoy this fleeting moment of life. — Omar Khayyam

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.

Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. — Plato

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

You don't have to be angry, you don't have to be too cool for school. You can just have a good time and dance like no one's watching. Just enjoy life. — Brendon Urie

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.

Everybody should be able to enjoy their life, because you only live once. So I just want to get it all out there and be the best role model that I can be, if people want to put me in that kind of predicament. I mean, I didn't ask to be a role model, because I'm not perfect. — ASAP Rocky

Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea. — Rumi

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. — Albert Einstein

Happy Life Quotes

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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. — Albert Einstein

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. — Buddha

Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you. — Ralph Marston

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.

One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life. — Milton S. Hershey

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. — Victor Hugo

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. — John Lennon

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.

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared. — Gautama Buddha

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. — Marcus Aurelius

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. — Leo Tolstoy

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

Simple Life Quotes

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People know that I have adopted four principles in living my life: simple living, punctuality, hard work and prudence. — Abdul Sattar Edhi

Realistic expectations for life are that we are going to be better today than we were yesterday, be better tomorrow than we were today. That's a plan for success. So [the key is] simple: just work. — Jim Harbaugh

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. — Alan Watts

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.

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

dreaming of the person you want to be is wasting the person you already are. — Kurt Cobain

No matter who you are it's the simple things in life that lead you to believe that you can achieve anything. — Ronaldinho

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 hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. — Mother Teresa

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is. — John Von Neumann

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Breault

Finding a way to live the simple life is one of life's supreme complications. — T. S. Eliot

Single Life Quotes

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We all have inner demons to fight, we call these demons, fear and hatred and anger. If you do not conquer them then a life of one hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, then a life of a single day can be a triumph. — Yip Man

There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them. — Jo Walton

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. — Mary Kay Ash

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.

I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. — Georgia O'Keeffe

Don't waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn't a blessing - it was a lesson. — Paula White

Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is. — Amy Carmichael

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.

Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you! — Charles R. Swindoll

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My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude. — Warsan Shire

Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness. — Anne Frank

Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life. — Pema Chodron

Beautiful Life Quotes

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Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself. — Maya Angelou

God lives, feels and suffers in every one of us, and in course of time, His attributes, knowledge, beauty and love will be revealed in each of us. — Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. — David Attenborough

Everything will eventually come to an end, So try to savor the moment, cause time flies, don't it? The beauty of life, you gotta make it last for the better, Cause nothin' lasts forever. — Nas

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. — Robert Fulghum

I seen a baby cry seconds later he laughs... the beauty of life, the pain never lasts. — J. Cole

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. — Frank Lloyd Wright

People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds. — Carl Rogers

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. — Henry Rollins

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Sometimes the right path is not always the easiest. — Pocahontas

My Life Quotes

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I'm very versatile and there's nothing I really regret in my life. I'm excited with who I am and I'm just going to keep riding the wave. — Rick Ross

Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake. — Voltaire

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan

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

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart — Eleanor Roosevelt

The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late. It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free. — Joshua Nkomo

I don't give a damn what queers do, and don't give a damn what Christians do. Just get the hell out of my way because I want to live my life and I don't want the government sucking 60% of my wages off my ass. — Alex Jones

I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees. — Emiliano Zapata

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. — A. A. Milne

Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me. — Marilyn Monroe

Life Is Short Quotes

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A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. — Lois Wyse

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Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream. — Hugh Hefner

Life is short. People are not easy to know. They're not easy to know, so if you don't tell them how you feel, you're not going to get anywhere, I feel. — Nina Simone

Life is short, Break the Rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably And never regret ANYTHING That makes you smile. — Mark Twain

All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same. — Marilyn Monroe

With Heaven's aid I have conquered for you a huge empire. But my life was too short to achieve the conquest of the world. That task is left for you — Genghis Khan

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. — Sivananda

But life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last. — Prince

Life in this world is short. Let us make use of our lives in the pursuit of happiness and not trouble. — Tunku Abdul Rahman

Life is short and the time of death is uncertain; so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule. — Milarepa

What Is Life Quotes

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Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. — Lou Holtz

Pay attention to the people God puts in your path if you want to discern what God is up to in your life. — Henri Nouwen

We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Our attitude is everything. — Charles R. Swindoll

Not by gain our life is measured, But by what we've lost 'Tis scored; 'Tis not how much wine is drunken But how much has been outpoured. For the strength of love never standeth In the sacrifice we bear; He who has the greatest suffering Ever has the most to share. — Watchman Nee

Everything happens for a reason, and everything has a story, and if you take time to realise what your dream is and what you really want in life... whether it's sports, whether it's in other fields, you have to realise that there's always work to do. — Stephen Curry

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela

Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another. — Yuri Kochiyama

The strongest person is not the one who is able to do something, but the one who is able not to do what he has the power to do. This self-denial is the unique way to usher in God's kingdom and to realize the kingdom life. — Witness Lee

My main goal in life is to just be happy. I don't compromise my happiness for anything. If I find what makes me happy I'm going to do that. That's really going with the flow of life. As far as like the mainstream stuff, if my destiny takes me there and I end up going that route, then that's fine. — Jhene Aiko

There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me." — Layne Beachley

Life And Living Quotes

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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. — Swami Vivekananda

Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Maybe you will be afraid and maybe you will fail, but the courage to take risks in any part of your life is, I feel, a very worthwhile way to live. — Emile Hirsch

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. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Learn from yesterday, live for today. — Albert Einstein

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this. — Henry David Thoreau

Life never stops. The torment of men will be eternal, unless the function of creating and acting and changing, living intensely through each day, be considered an eternal joy. — Le Corbusier

We need to have music that contributes to the well-being of the spirit. Music that cradles people's lives and makes things a little easier. That's what I try to do, and what I want to do. You don't want to close the door on hope. — Merle Haggard

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.' Muhammad Ali on potentialMuhammad Ali

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss

I Live My Life Quotes

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I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. — Jimi Hendrix

They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I'm living my life, I'm doing it. What are you doing? — Kai Greene

I plunged into the job of creating something from nothing.... Though I hadn't a penny left, I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a living God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve. — Mary Mcleod Bethune

If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier. — Jeannette Rankin

I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't use drugs. That may be boring for some people, but that's just me. That's how I live my life. — CM Punk

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing. — Richard P. Feynman

Living with faith and courage is something that life requires of each of us. Never, absolutely never, give up! Never give in no matter what! Fight it through! And I promise you something with all of my heart-God will help you. — Kathryn Kuhlman

To separate from my culture (as from my family) I had to feel competent enough on the outside and secure enough inside to live life on my own. Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry 'home' on my back. — Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Although I can't stop all cruelty to living creatures on the planet, I can be kinder to every living creature in my life. — River Phoenix

I remained a socialist for several years, even after my rejection of Marxism; and if there could be such a thing as socialism combined with individual liberty, I would be a socialist still. For nothing could be better than living a modest, simple, and free life in an egalitarian society. — Karl Popper

Live Life Quotes

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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. — Soren Kierkegaard

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Your life will become better by making other lives better. It is not about you.Will Smith

Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats. — Che Guevara

The purpose of life is a life with a purpose. So I’d rather die for a cause, than live a life that is worthless. — Immortal Technique

Reality is, after all, too big for our frail understanding to fully comprehend. Nevertheless, we have to build our life on the theory which contains the maximum truth.We cannot sit still because we cannot, or do not , know the Absolute Truth. — Subhas Chandra Bose

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. — Nelson Mandela

I would rather live a short life of glory than a long one of obscurity. — Alexander The Great

Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows. — Michael Landon

I don't do regrets. Regrets are pointless. It's too late for regrets. You've already done it, haven't you? You've lived your life. No point wishing you could change it. — Lemmy Kilmister

If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. — T. D. Jakes

Living My Life Quotes

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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents. — Ludwig van Beethoven

If one evil thought, if one evil word, if one evil action, deserves eternal damnation, how many hells, my friends, do every one of us deserve, whose whole lives have been one continued rebellion against God! — George Whitefield

You can kill my body, and you can take my life but you can never kill my soul. My soul will live forever! — Huey Newton

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. — Albert Einstein

It's fantastic because I've been living thousands of lives, not only my life. — Claudia Cardinale

Black Power simply means: Look at me, I'm here. I have dignity. I have pride. I have roots. I insist, I demand that I participate in those decisions that affect my life and the lives of my children. It means that I am somebody. — Whitney M. Young

If you only think about yourself - how much money can I make, what can I buy, how nice is my house, what kind of fancy car do I have? - over the long term, I think, you get bored. I think your life becomes diminished. The way to live a full life is to think: What can I do for others? — Barack Obama

The life my people want is a life of freedom. I have seen nothing that a white man has, houses or railways or clothing or food, that is as good as the right to move in the open country and live in our fashion. — Sitting Bull

If I can stop one heart from breaking…” Emily Dickinson If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. — Emily Dickinson

I want to live fully, very intensely. I would never want to live partially, suffering from illness or injury. If I ever happen to have an accident that eventually costs my life, I hope it happens in one instant. — Ayrton Senna

Life Definition Quotes

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We are what we repeatedly do... excellence, therefore, isn't just an act, but a habit and life isn't just a series of events, but an ongoing process of self-definition. — Aristotle

By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning. — John Glenn

The American Dream means giving it your all, trying your hardest, accomplishing something. And then I'd add to that, giving something back. No definition of a successful life can do anything but include serving others. — George H. W. Bush

You have to be doing something you enjoy. That is a definition of happiness: Complete use of one's faculties along lines leading to excellence in a life affording them scope. It applies to women as well as to men. We can't all reach it, but we can try to reach it to some degree. — Jackie Kennedy

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness. — Rodney Dangerfield

I think that every decision I make in my life is based off of an emotion - and it definitely hurts me in some situations, and helps in some situations, like obviously writing and stuff is my favourite thing to do because I get to use all of my emotions and express them in that way. — Melanie Martinez

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. — Harvey Fierstein

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. — Harvey Fierstein

The level of effort you tolerate from yourself will define your life. — Tom Bilyeu

Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas. — Dave Reichert

Life Define Quotes

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Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives. — Michelle Obama

Don't let others define you. Don't let the past confine you. Take charge of your life with confidence and determination and there are no limits on what you can do or be. — Michael Josephson

I think transwomen, and transpeople in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you're supposed to be to live a more authentic life. — Laverne Cox

The chances you take… the people you meet… the people you love...the faith that you have - that’s what’s going to define your life. — Denzel Washington

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

Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary. — Peter Agre

I suppose the story of my life is a search for love, but more than that, I have been looking for a way to repair myself from the damages I suffered early on and to define my obligation, if I had any, to myself and my species. — Marlon Brando

At the heart of liberty is the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life. — Anthony Kennedy

Simply keeping people alive — decades after their lives have become defined by pain, disease, frailty, and immobility — is no virtue. — David Sinclair

I think of death only with tranquility, as an end. I refuse to let death hamper life. Death must enter life only to define it. — Jean-Paul Sartre

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More Life Quotes

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Life quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life quote by Swami Vivekananda

Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death. — Swami Vivekananda

Life quote by Immanuel Kant

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. — Immanuel Kant

Life quote by Sigmund Freud

All family life is organized around the most damaged person in it. — Sigmund Freud

Life quote by Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. — Pablo Picasso

Life quote by Rick Ross

Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself. — Rick Ross

Life quote by Jonathan Edwards

He that lives a prayerless life, lives without God in the world. — Jonathan Edwards

Life quote by Berthold Auerbach

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. — Berthold Auerbach

Life quote by William James

The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it. — William James

Life quote by Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life. — Mahatma Gandhi

Life quote by Fyodor Dostoevsky

What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Life quote by Elizabeth Kenny

It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. — Elizabeth Kenny

Life quote by Teri Garr

Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life. — Teri Garr

Life quote by Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Daring to AdventureHelen Keller

Life quote by Paulo Coelho

The Warrior knows about the "waterfall effect". — Paulo Coelho

Life quote by Marcus Aurelius

Our life is what our thoughts make it. — Marcus Aurelius

Life quote by Albert Einstein

Be a voice not an echo. — Albert Einstein

Life quote by Pablo Neruda

To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life. — Pablo Neruda

Life quote by Joseph Addison

The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. — Joseph Addison

Life quote by Simone de Beauvoir

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay. — Simone de Beauvoir

Life quote by Pat Conroy

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. — Pat Conroy

Life quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Into each life some rain must fall. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life quote by Mary Oliver

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? — Mary Oliver

Life quote by Katharine Hepburn

Life is hard. After all, it kills you. — Katharine Hepburn

In Conclusion

Life quotes offer valuable perspectives that can help individuals navigate the complexities of existence. They remind us that life is a constant journey and that we should embrace its ups and downs. These quotes highlight the importance of self-reflection and self-improvement, as well as the significance of relationships and human connections. They encourage us to live authentically, follow our passions, and seek happiness in the little things. Whether they offer comfort during challenging times or inspire us to chase our dreams, life quotes serve as a source of motivation and encouragement on our individual paths.

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