Life Quotes and Sayings

Life Quotes and Sayings

Life Quotes and Sayings: Life is full of amazing people, it is full of adventure and at the same time it has its own ups and downs.

When you think of how to maneuver life, you will not find a guideline about life that will help you to overcome life challenges.

Life experiences and wisdom from elder people always helps in shaping one’s life. The older you grow the better you understand life.

Today we are going to look at a collection of Life Sayings and Quotes. These are some of the best thoughtful, positive and inspirational life quotes and saying.

Life Quotes and Sayings

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. –  Dolly Parton

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.- Abraham Lincoln

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.  –  Alexander Graham Bell

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one. – Tom Hiddleston

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. – Denis Waitley

If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. – Albert Einstein

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

An unexamined life is not worth living. – Socrates

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. – Dr. Seuss

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for – Oprah Winfrey

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

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. – Emily Dickinson

Life is made up of moments, small pieces of glittering mica in a long stretch of gray cement. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that won’t happen. We have to teach ourselves how to make room for them, to love them, and to live, really live. – Anna Quindlen

Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day. – Unknown

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. – Unknown

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

Best Quotes about Life

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

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. – Jack London

Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going. – Tennessee Williams

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans – Allen Saunders

Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching. – Randall G Leighton

Life is like walking through Paradise with peas in your shoes. – Charles Edward Jerningham

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. – Lucille Ball

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Thomas Edison

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. — Stephen Chbosky

Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey

Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle

Change the game, don’t let the game change you. – Macklemore

I will remember and recover, not forgive and forget. – Unknown

The meaning of life is to give life meaning. – Ken Hudgins

If the world was blind how many people would you impress? – Boonaa Mohammed

I have nothing to lose but something to gain. – Eminem 

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

Life Quotes

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

The only thing I regret about my life is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I’d make all the same mistakes—only sooner. – Tallulah Bankhead

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

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. – Oprah Winfrey

Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it. – Emily Dickinson

The big lesson in life is never be scared of anyone or anything. — Frank Sinatra

Life is something to do when you can’t get to sleep. – Fran Lebowitz

We are not unhappy today because of the complexities of life. We are unhappy because we miss its underlying simplicities. – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

The best time for new beginnings is now. – Unknown

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett

Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life. – Unknown

Rise above the storm, and you will find the sunshine. — Mario Fernandez

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are. – Kurt Cobain

A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world. – Atticus

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got. – R. Brault

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi

The time is always right to do what is right. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Sayings about Life

Life is a gamble at terrible odds—if it was a bet, you wouldn’t take it. – Tom Stoppard

Get a life in which you notice the smell of salt water pushing itself on a breeze over the dunes, a life in which you stop and watch how a red-tailed hawk circles over a pond and a stand of pines.- Anna Quindlen

Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. — Eckhart Tolle

Life is way wilder than I am comfortable with, way farther out, as we used to say, more magnificent, more deserving of awe and, I would add, more benevolent—well-meaning, kindly.  – Ann Lamott

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places. — Unknown

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone. – Reba McEntire

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘”What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life. – Anne Hathaway

Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great. — Simon Cowell

Life Quotes Sayings

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book. – Josh Jameson

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. – William James

A life without cause is a life without effect. – Barbarella

Life is about making an impact, not making an income. – Kevin Kruse

No one is you and that is your superpower. – Unknown

It is not the length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. – Ben Stein

Life is a series of baby steps. – Hoda Kotb

Every day is not a success. Every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good.  – Reese Witherspoon

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. – Roald Dahl

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ― Gautama Buddha

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ― Rumi

Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean; sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean. ― Bob Dylan

A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise. ― Gautama Buddha

Life Sayings and Quotes

People have different reasons for the way they live their lives. You cannot put everyone’s reasons in the same box. – Kevin Spacey

Life is a progress, and not a station. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. – Dennis P. Kimbro

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.  –  Walter Bagehot

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. – William Butler Yeats

The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.  – H.T. Leslie

Embrace the glorious mess that you are. – Elizabeth Gilbert

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. – Martin Luther King Jr.

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

The understanding gained in examining a life itself comes to permeate that life and direct its course. To live an examined life is to make a self-portrait.  – Robert Nozick

Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years. – Meghan Markle​

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. – Maya Angelou

It’s not what we have in life but who we have in our life that matters. – Margaret Laurence

In every life, we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double. — Bobby McFerrin

Good Quotes about Life

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

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. – William James

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

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

In youth we learn, in age we understand. – Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Most important thing in life … is learning how to fall. – Jeannette Walls

What comes easy won’t last long, and what lasts long won’t come easy. – Unknown

Lead from the heart, not the head. – Princess Diana

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. – C.S. Lewis

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

Life’s too mysterious to take too serious. – Mary Engelbreit

To pay attention and to mostly accept your life, inside and out and around your body, is to be halfway home. – Ann Lamott

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein

Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards. — Soren Kierkegaard

If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow. – Beyoncé

Phrases about Life

Never to do anything which I should be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life. – Jonathan Edwards

It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. – Rocky Balboa

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. – Eleanor Roosevelt

No man ever said on his deathbed I wish I had spent more time in the office

Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going. – Sam Levenson

Much of what life hands us comes without prelude of fear and worry. Our fears don’t stop death, they stop life. – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler

Life is a game. Money is how we keep score. – Ted Turner

Brought up in the provinces in the forties and fifties one learned early the valuable lesson that life is generally something that happens elsewhere. – Alan Bennett

Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace. – Unknown

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

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

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When two people fall in love, past and future disappear. — Paulo Coelho

Watch what you say, and whatever you say, practice it. — Soyen Shaku

Many people are afraid of the dark, but the real tragedy is those who are afraid of the light. — Plato

A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. — Maya Angelou

Begin at once to live and count each day as a separate life. — Seneca

Time is free, but it’s priceless. — Harvey MacKay

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger. ― Gautama Buddha

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. ― Anthony Robbins

If others tell us something we make assumptions, and if they don’t tell us something we make assumptions to fulfill our need to know and to replace the need to communicate. Even if we hear something and we don’t understand we make assumptions about what it means and then believe the assumptions. We make all sorts of assumptions because we don’t have the courage to ask questions.― Miguel Ruiz

Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.  ― Gautama Buddha

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.– Al Franken

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. – Voltaire