Inspirational Quotes About Life

As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.一David DeNotaris

Life is a wonderful adventure that should be enjoyed to the fullest every day. The fact that life is a wonderful gift does not, however, imply that you always wake up ready to grasp the day.

We could all use a little inspiration and encouragement these days, whether it comes in the form of a humorous saying from a well-known celebrity or a motivating advice about giving it your all from a successful businessperson.

Life might be a little intimidating at times. It's simple to lose hope in life due to major life decisions, catastrophes, heartbreaks, and even just plain awful days when nothing seems to go right.

These inspirational life quotes can help with that. These life quotes can brighten your day whenever you need one. These inspiring life quotes come from some of our favorite well-known authors, performers, and public people.

You'll be motivated, inspired, and possibly even moved to tears by these life statements.

Famous Quotes About Life

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving

一Albert Einstein

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

一Marilyn Monroe

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.

一Maya Angelou

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

一Oscar Wilde

If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor.

一Eleanor Roosevelt

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

一Mae West

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.

一Henry David Thoreau

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.

一Marilyn Monroe

Life is trying things to see if they work.

一Ray Bradbury

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

一Thomas A. Edison

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.

一J.K. Rowling

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.

一Sholom Aleichem

As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.

一David DeNotaris

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.


Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.

一Hillary Clinton

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

一Les Brown

Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.

一Cassandra Clare

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

一Nelson Mandela

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

一Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

一Babe Ruth

Inspirational Quotes

Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life.

一John Wooden

Life is a long lesson in humility.

一James M. Barrie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people's thinking.

一Steve Jobs

You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.

一William W. Purkey

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

一Mark Twain

The best portion of a good man's life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love.


The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.

一Frank Lloyd Wright

If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

一Bruce Lee

There are no regrets in life, just lessons.

一Jennifer Aniston

The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

一Mark Twain

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.

一Leo Burnett

Don't settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.

一Ashton Kutcher

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

一Helen Keller

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.

一Neil Armstrong

Life is short, and it is here to be lived.

一Kate Winslet

Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.

一Drew Barrymore

Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully.

一Albert Camus

I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning.

一John McLeod

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.

一Helen Keller

Most Famous Quotes

Where there is love there is life.

一Mahatma Gandhi

This life's hard, but it's harder if you're stupid.

一George V. Higgins

In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.

一Mother Teresa

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

一Helen Keller

May you live all the days of your life.

一Jonathan Swift

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

一Abraham Lincoln

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

一Albert Einstein

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

一Robert Frost

Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.

一Charles Dickens

Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

一Allen Saunders

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.

一Stephen Chbosky

Get busy living or get busy dying.

一Stephen King

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

一Forrest Gump

Inspirational Quotes

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

一Charles Swindoll

Find people who will make you better.

一Michelle Obama

You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.

一Maya Angelou

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

一Truman Capote

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

一Mahatma Gandhi

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.

一Frank Sinatra

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.

一Kevin Hart

A lot of people give up just before they're about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one.

一Chuck Norris

Don't allow your past or present condition to control you. It's just a process that you're going through to get you to the next level.

一T.D. Jakes

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.

一Mark Twain

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

一Eudora Welty

Life Quotes — Inspiring the Happy, Good and Funny in Life

Life is about making an impact, not making an income.

一Kevin Kruse

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person.

一Bill Clinton

Every moment is a fresh beginning.

一T.S. Eliot

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

一Warren Buffett

Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.

一Ellen DeGeneres

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.

一Alexander Graham Bell

Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.

一George Bernard Shaw

You will meet two kinds of people in life: ones who build you up and ones who tear you down. But in the end, you'll thank them both.


Never lose sight of the face that the most important yard stick to your success is how you treat other people.

一Barbara Bush

Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.

一Fannie Flagg

Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down.

一Jimmy Durante

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

一Oscar Wilde

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.

一Tony Robbins

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

一Thomas A. Edison

Inspirational Quotes

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

一Dalai Lama

Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans.

一John Lennon

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.


Love the life you live. Live the life you love.

一Bob Marley

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

一Albert Einstein

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

一Isaac Asimov

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

一Michael Cunningham

If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.

一Rick Riordan

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.

一Will Smith

In order to write about life first you must live it.

一Ernest Hemingway

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another.

一Helen Keller

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

一Omar Khayyam

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

一Maya Angelou

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

一Audrey Hepburn

When you cease to dream you cease to live.

一Malcolm Forbes

Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winking stars.

一Jack Kerouac

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

一Soren Kierkegaard

Life imposes things on you that you can't control, but you still have the choice of how you're going to live through this.

一Celine Dion

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.

一Benjamin Franklin

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

一Mark Twain

We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness.

一Hillary Clinton

Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.


If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

一Gail Sheehy

Each person must live their life as a model for others.

一Rosa Parks

You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.

一Dolly Parton

Inspirational quotes and sayings about life

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.

一Swami Vivekananda

Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself, I think it all kinda falls into place.

一Jennifer Aniston

You choose the life you live. If you don't like it, it's on you to change it because no one else is going to do it for you.

一Kim Kiyosaki

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

一Jackie Robinson

Everything you can imagine is real.

一Pablo Picasso

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

一Dr. Seuss

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

一Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

一Hans Christian Andersen

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.

一D. H. Lawrence

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

一Helen Keller

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.

一Andre Gide

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.

一Henry Ford

The healthiest response to life is joy.

一Deepak Chopra

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.

一Victor Hugo

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

一Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.

一Grandma Moses

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

一Mahatma Gandhi

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

一Leonardo Da Vinci

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.


It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously, that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you fail by default.

一J.K. Rowling

You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.

一Michael Phelps

Inspirational quotes about life video

Positive quotes about life have the power to help you see the cup as half full, instead of half empty!

Quotes On Life — Inspirational Quotes About Life

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

一Helen Keller

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

一Paulo Coelho

If you're not stubborn, you'll give up on experiments too soon. And if you're not flexible, you'll pound your head against the wall and you won't see a different solution to a problem you're trying to solve.

一Jeff Bezos

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

一Anais Nin

The unexamined life is not worth living.


Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met – obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty.

一John F. Kennedy

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.

一Morris West

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

一Abraham Lincoln

When it is obvious that goals can't be reached, don't adjust the goals, but adjust the action steps.


Life just doesn't hand you things. You have to get out there and make things happen. that's the exciting part.

一Emeril Lagasse

You only pass through this life once, you don't come back for an encore.

一Elvis Presley

Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

一H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

一Roy T. Bennett

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

一George Bernard Shaw

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.

一Albert Einstein

May you live every day of your life.

一Jonathan Swift

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.


If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.

一Albert Einstein

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

一Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.

一Lillian Dickson

Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.

一Stephen Hawking

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.

一Ralph Waldo Emerson

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

一Will Smith

I enjoy life when things are happening. I don't care if it's good things or bad things. That means you're alive.

一Joan Rivers

There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.

一Derek Jeter

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

一Dolly Parton

Live for each second without hesitation.

一Elton John

The greatest pleasure of life is love.


If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people.

一Leonardo DiCaprio

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.

一Michael Jordan

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

一Audrey Hepburn

There's more to life than basketball. The most important thing is your family and taking care of each other and loving each other no matter what.

一Stephen Curry

You're not defined by your past; you're prepared by it. You're stronger, more experienced, and you have greater confidence.

一Joel Osteen

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