52 Quotes About Life

Life is full of surprises. You never know what’s going to happen next. These 52 quotes about life will remind you to enjoy the moment and live your life to the fullest. There’s no time like the present!

Quotes About Life

1. There is more to life than increasing its speed – Mahatma Gandhi

2. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

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

4. 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. – Will Smith

5. Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it. – Sai Baba

6. A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw

7. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. – Erma Bombeck

8. 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

9. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. – William James

10. Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. – Mark Twain

11. I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. – John Burroughs

12. You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. – Albert Camus

13. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. – Sholom Aleichem

15. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. – John F. Kennedy

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

17. How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. – George Washington Carver

18. The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. – Eminem

19. Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living? – Bob Marley

20. Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. – John Lennon

21. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. – Henry David Thoreau

22. A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. – Charles Darwin

23. Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. – Lao Tzu

24. My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. – Cary Grant

25. Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein

26. I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. – Alice Roosevelt Longworth

27. Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out. – Anton Chekhov

28. The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

29. We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

30. Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. – William Shakespeare

31. I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. – E. B. White

32. Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir

33. Every man dies. Not every man really lives. – William Wallace

34. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. – Henry David Thoreau

35. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee

36. A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. – James Allen

37. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. – Havelock Ellis

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

39. Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. – Soren Kierkegaard

40. We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. – Max de Pree

41. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

42. A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on. – Carl Sandburg

43. To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. – Buddha

44. Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even. – Horace

45. Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. – Miguel Angel Ruiz

46. When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained. – Mark Twain

47. Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. – Helen Keller

48. We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – E. M. Forster

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

50. Don’t go through life, grow through life. – Eric Butterworth

51. Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. – Irving Berlin

52. The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. – Joseph Campbell

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