140 Lifetime Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of lifetime quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about love of a lifetime.

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The Most Famous Lifetime Quotes (Best in 2024)

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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 realized then that a man who had lived only one day could easily live for a hundred years in prison. He would have enough memories to keep him from being bored — Albert Camus

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

A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood. — Charlotte Davis Kasl

A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood. — Charlotte Sophia Kasl

Life is long if it is full. — Seneca

Photographs open doors into the past, but they also alloq a look into the future — Sally Mann

Life, if well lived, is long enough. — Seneca

It takes a moment to make memories and a lifetime to forget them. — Andy Mineo

The great thing about a short story is that it doesn't have to trawl through someone's whole life; it can come in glancingly from the side. — Emma Donoghue

Short Lifetime Quotes

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  • Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. — Doug Larson
  • Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master. — Philip Kotler
  • Music is enough for a lifetime - but a lifetime is not enough for music. — Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd preferred to talk. — Doug Larson
  • The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. — Joseph Campell
  • It takes a moment to tell someone you love them, but it takes a lifetime to prove it. — Erich Fromm
  • You start to live when a moment feels like a lifetime — Chris Brown
  • Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation. — Jack Nicklaus
  • Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends. — Bill Walsh
  • Commit to loving yourself completely. It’s the most radical thing you will do in your lifetime. — Andrea Gibson

Top 10 Lifetime Quotes

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Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. — Doug Larson

Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionarys life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime. — Angela Davis

If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else. — Confucius

Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master. — Philip Kotler

Music is enough for a lifetime - but a lifetime is not enough for music. — Sergei Rachmaninoff

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything. — Ernest Hemingway

It only takes a second to call a girl fat and She'll take a lifetime trying to starve herself.. think before you act. — Harry Styles

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd preferred to talk. — Doug Larson

Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Unless he doesn't like sushi, then you also have to teach him to cook. — Auren Hoffman

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. — Joseph Campell

Lifetime Image Quotes

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Lifetime quote by Bill Walsh

Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends. — Bill Walsh

Lifetime quote by Jesse Owens

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds. — Jesse Owens

Lifetime quote Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.
Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.
Lifetime quote by Richard Bach

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. — Richard Bach

Lifetime quote by Bob Woodward

We're not going to have another Watergate in our lifetime. I'm sure. — Bob Woodward

Lifetime quote by Carl Jung

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. — Carl Jung

Lifetime quote Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of
Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regrets can last for a lifetime.

Lifetime Achievement Quotes

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If you endeavor to achieve, it will happen given enough resolve. It may not be immediate, and often your greater dreams are something you will not achieve within your own lifetime. The effort you put forth to anything transcends yourself, for there is no futility even in death. — Monty Oum

When you achieve one dream, dream another. Getting what you want is only a problem if you have nowhere to go next. Dreaming is a lifetime occupation. — Rudy Ruettiger

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years. — Bill Gates

Lifetime quote Be careful who you make memories with. Those things can last a lifetime.
Be careful who you make memories with. Those things can last a lifetime.

I've always believed that I could do whatever I set my mind to do. — Alice Coachman

Many people achieve success, but to sustain the same over an entire lifetime requires humility, gratitude, and a constant learning mind-set. — Gautam Baid

What cannot be achieved in one lifetime will happen when one lifetime is joined to another. — Harold S. Kushner

Lifetime quote If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone.
If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone.

It's not what you achieve in life, but who you become as a person due to those achievements. — Curtis Martin

I totally enjoy what I'm doing and bringing joy into people's lives. To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up's life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition. — Michael Jackson

The greatest achievement is to outperform yourself. — Denis Waitley

The wise person doesn't ask, "What have I achieved?" but rather, "What have I contributed?" — Marianne Williamson

Love Of A Lifetime Quotes

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A moment of anger can destroy a lifetime of work, whereas a moment of love can break barriers that took a lifetime to build. — Leon Brown

Love is like light and there are two kinds, the bursting fireworks of the moment and the solid, fixed stars that sometimes become obscured in the heavens, but are always there, year after year, for a lifetime. — Ann Rinaldi

It's true we don't know what we've got until its gone, but we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives. Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. — Bette Davis

Lifetime quote Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a
Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time.

And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you. — Kiersten White

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. — Bette Davis

For the last 30 years, I've been leading a life of crime and international intrigue that's involved 40 stamps in my passport, love affairs, and broken hearts to go with each one of them. You would have to live three lifetimes to catch up with just the allegations that follow me! — David Lee Roth

Lifetime quote Decide to be a lifetime learner. Learning in life is living.
Decide to be a lifetime learner. Learning in life is living.

No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes. — Gene Hill

Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper. — David Quammen

We've got to learn hard things in our lifetime, but it's love that gives you the strength. It's being nice to people and having a lot of fun and laughing harder than anything, hopefully every single day of your life. — Dag Hammarskjold

One year of love is better than a lifetime alone. — Freddie Mercury

Once In A Lifetime Quotes

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I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it. — Sean Bean

Success is the product of daily habits - not once in a lifetime transformation. — James Clear

Frank (Frank Sinatra) is a singer who comes along once in a lifetime, but why did he have to come in mine? — Bing Crosby

Lifetime quote Be proud of every scar on your heart, each one holds a lifetime's worth of lesso
Be proud of every scar on your heart, each one holds a lifetime's worth of lessons.

History says, Don’t hope On this side of the grave, But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up, And hope and history rhyme — Seamus Heaney

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime. — Michael Eisner

You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo — Eminem

Lifetime quote Giving isn't just a day, it's a lifetime value.
Giving isn't just a day, it's a lifetime value.

Look at it! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity, man! Let me go out there and let me get one wave, just one wave before you take me in. I mean, come on man, where I am I gonna go? Cliffs on both sides! I'm not gonna paddle my way to New Zealand! Come on, compadre. Come on! — Patrick Swayze

Everybody stumbles across a golden opportunity at least once in a lifetime. Unfortunately most people just pick themselves up, dust themselves down, and walk away from it. — Winston Churchill

This opportunity comes once in a lifetime. — Eminem

Great opportunities may come once in a lifetime, but small opportunities surround us every day. — Rick Warren

Lifetime Commitment Quotes

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Truth is not obtained cheaply. It demands much time given to prayer and study of the Scriptures, followed by practical application in our daily lives. It must take priority over the many forms of cheap entertainment offered by our secular culture. It is a lifetime commitment. — Derek Prince

Marriage succeeds only as lifetime commitment with no escape clauses. — James Dobson

I have come to believe that if two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment to love and care for each other in good times and in bad, the government shouldn't deny them the opportunity to get married. — Rob Portman

To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. — Criss Jami

Successful people do not have a part-time mindset nor a full-time mindset, but a lifetime mindset. — Orrin Woodward

When you're not in love, when you don't have love, everybody you know falls in love. — Dane Cook

If you are truly flexible and go until... there is really very little you can't accomplish in your lifetime. — Tony Robbins

Remember, you are moving toward a lifetime commitment. Whatever is concealed now will eventually be revealed. — Dennis Rainey

You don't need everyone to help you. You just need one touch of favor, and you will accomplish in a split second what could have taken your whole lifetime. — Joel Osteen

To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria. — Ibrahim Babangida

Once In A Lifetime Opportunities Quotes

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I tell this to my girls all the time: This journey we're on is a once - in - a - lifetime opportunity. — Michelle Obama

Opportunity may only come once in a lifetime. — Eminem

To go to the White House is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In fact, the building is not that big. — Hugh Bonneville

I've been to the combine a couple of times since I've graduated to see the talent coming through. It's about keeping tabs on who's coming up next. I tell them "You've got to deliver. It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity." You've got to be sure to succeed in it. — Darrell Wallace Jr.

We've been very patient over the years but this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reset the rules for the River Murray and we're determined not to squander that opportunity. — Jay Weatherill

Every man gets an opportunity once in a lifetime. — Will Rogers

It was a great opportunity that I had to take - my very own theater. That comes along once in a lifetime. It doesn't even seem like 15 years ago - time sure flies by. I've really had a lot of fun with it. — Lance Burton

This Classic Rock 'n Blues Tour / Hippiefest roster promises a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the best, legendary artists of our lifetime. I can't wait to be a part of it. — Rick Derringer

Next Lifetime Quotes

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In the next 30 years we can destroy our world. With the very same powers - spiritual, social, scientific - we can evolve our world. Our mission is to serve as catalysts for a planetary awakening in our lifetime, to take a non-violent path to the next stage of our evolution. — Barbara Marx Hubbard

A university is not about results in the next quarter; it is not even about who a student has become by graduation. It is about learning that molds a lifetime, learning that transmits the heritage of millennia; learning that shapes the future — Drew Gilpin Faust

And God, God who believes in us all. And who's given me this moment, in this lifetime, that I will hopefully carry to the end of my lifetime into the next lifetime. — Forest Whitaker

Methuselah lived to be 969 years old . You boys and girls will see more in the next fifty years than Methuselah saw in his whole lifetime. — Mark Twain

There are future lives. It is not necessary to cram everything into this lifetime. You can enjoy this lifetime, go with the flow, and know it will lead you to a better life in your next incarnation. — Frederick Lenz

The Country Music Awards were held Wednesday night at Universal City. The best country songs are always about drinking and guns and love gone wrong. Next year they're giving Robert Blake the Lifetime Achievement Award. — Argus Hamilton

Every time you take a step, even when you don't want to. . . . When it hurts, when it means you rub chins with death, or even if it means dying, that's good. Anything that moves ahead, wins. No chess game was ever won by the player who sat for a lifetime thinking over his next move. — Ray Bradbury

Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation. Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society just for the duration of his or her lifetime. The next generation has to create it anew. — Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Obviously in the next few months we have got to do everything that we can to make sure that Donald Trump, who in my view is the worst, least-prepared candidate for president in my lifetime. Number two, we've got to obviously elect Hillary Clinton. — Bernie Sanders

It is simply that person's time. Ours will come in this lifetime or the next. No matter. Continue to practice. — Natalie Goldberg

Friends For A Lifetime Quotes

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Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. — Richard Bach

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. — Baltasar Gracian

Teaching children how to be eco-friendly at preschool age is just so obvious and so fantastic. It creates habits that they get into for a lifetime and then they put pressure on their parents. — Tana Ramsay

The Democrat Party has had a friendly, supportive relationship with every communist regime on this planet in my lifetime. And now all of a sudden their buddies, the Soviets, i.e., Putin and the Russians, have abandoned them and are now sabotaging them for the purpose of election. — Rush Limbaugh

I reckon I probably worked for Euripides a long time ago. I do think we have many Earth walks and it's possible that he's an old friend. Does that sound too stupid for words? Quite frankly I think I've been an actor in so many lifetimes. — Joyce DeWitt

Scott: Friends don't let friends drive drunk. Nora: Are you trying to appeal to my conscience? Scott: How can you turn down a once-in-a-lifetime chance to drive the 'Stang? Nora: How about you sell me the 'Stang for thirty dollars? I can even pay cash. Scott: Drunk, but not that drunk, Grey. — Becca Fitzpatrick

If anything, we older people yearn for a peaceful world even more than young people do. We are the ones who lost friends or relatives in some war. We are the ones who have lived a lifetime of seeing and reading about human suffering. — Dennis Prager

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More Lifetime Quotes

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Where most men work for degrees after their names, we work for one before our names: 'St.' It's a much more difficult degree to attain. It takes a lifetime, and you don't get your diploma until you're dead. — Mother Angelica

Most Christians would like to send their recruits to Bible college for five years. I would like to send them to hell for five minutes. That would do more than anything else to prepare them for a lifetime of compassionate ministry. — William Booth

A soulmate is an ongoing connection with another individual that the soul picks up again in various times and places over lifetimes. We are attracted to another person at a soul level not because that person is our unique complement, but because by being with that individual, we are somehow provided with an impetus to become whole ourselves. — Edgar Cayce

I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground. You run with them until you're both breathless. They crash . . . you add a longer tail . . . you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the wind and assure them that someday they'll fly. — Erma Bombeck

Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission. I truly believe in the saying "We work to become, not to acquire." — Bill Russell

We don't realise that we are actually perfect just the way we are. We are born perfect, but spend a lifetime trying to be something we are not, and then feel inadequate for failing. Your only purpose is to BE YOURSELF, otherwise you will deprive the universe of who you came here to be. — Anita Moorjani

Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. — Dale Carnegie

Do not let yourself be bothered by the inconsequential. One has only so much time in this world, so devote it to the work and the people most important to you, to those you love and things that matter. One can waste half a lifetime with people one doesn't really like, or doing things when one would be better off somewhere else. — Louis L'Amour

That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history. — William McKinley

I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband. — Thurgood Marshall

To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour. — Winston Churchill

Teach music and singing at school in such a way that it is not a torture but a joy for the pupil; instill a thirst for finer music in him, a thirst which will last for a lifetime. — Zoltan Kodaly

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. — Mark Twain

From here on after let's stay the way we are right now. And share all the love and laughter that a lifetime will allow. — George Strait

But when I look back I can't call myself unlucky. My 23rd birthday was December 14. In these years I have had more than most people get in a lifetime. — Ernie Davis

Looking back over a lifetime, you see that love was the answer to everything. — Ray Bradbury

You have inherited a lifetime of tribulation. Everybody has inherited it. Take it over, make the most of it and when you have decided you know the right way, do the best you can with it. — Murray Bowen

Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime! — Edwin Louis Cole

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