111 Insightful and Beautiful Quotes on Life

Greatest Life Quotes

Life is uncertain but full of adventures, we don’t know that what is to happen next. It is a characteristic that inspires you form the event that occur. Life is a beautiful, here are some of the powerful and insightful quotes on Life.

  1. “Life is something that everyone should try at least once.” - Henry J. Tillman
  2. “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” - Winston Churchill
  3. “Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.” - Wally ‘Famous’ Amos
  4. “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 life you will have been all of these.” - George Washington Carver
  5. “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.” - Danny Kaye
  6. “Where there is love there is life.” - Indira Gandhi
  7. “Life has taught us that love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  8. “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” - Robert Byrne
  9. “Life is the sum of all your choices.” - Albert Camus
  10. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  11. “Live dangerously and you live right.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  12. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” - Victor Hugo
  13. “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” - T.S. Eliot
  14. “Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.” - Lillian Dickson
  15. “There is no wealth but life.” - John Ruskin
  16. “Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.” - Martin H. Fischer
  17. “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” - Reba McEntire
  18. “Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.” - Samuel Butler
  19. “Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.” - Henry Van Dyke
  20. “The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.” - Thomas Carlyle
  21. “The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” - Henry Miller
  22. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” - Victor Hugo
  23. “For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.” - Albert Camus
  24. “Life is nothing without friendship.” - Marcus Tullius Cicero
  25. “If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.” - Thich Nhat Hanh
  26. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” - Robert Frost
  27. “God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only question is how.” - Henry Ward Beecher
  28. “A life lived in love will never be dull.” - Leo Buscaglia
  29. “Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” - Charles Schulz
  30. “One must work and dare if one really wants to live.” - Vincent van Gogh
  31. “While we are postponing, life speeds by.” - Seneca
  32. “Live every act fully, as if it were your last.” - Buddha
  33. “Your life feels different on you, once you greet death and understand your heart’s position. You wear your life like a garment from the mission bundle sale ever after - lightly because you realize you never paid nothing for it, cherishing because you know you won’t ever come by such a bargain again.” - Louise Erdrich
  34. “To be awake is to be alive.” - Henry David Thoreau
  35. “Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.” - Tom Head
  36. “We spend most of our lives conjugating three verbs: to want, to have, and to do.” - Evelyn Underhill
  37. “I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirm the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  38. “May my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living” - E. E. Cummings
  39. “Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.” - Norman Cousins
  40. “There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation — veneer isn’t worth anything.” - George Washington Carver
  41. “Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.” - Anthony J. D’Angelo
  42. “The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.” - Norman Cousins
  43. “Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by its breathtaking moments.” - Michael Vance
  44. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” - Diane Ackerman
  45. “Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” - Mark Twain
  46. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John F. Kennedy
  47. “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.” - Albert Einstein
  48. “The exercise of an extraordinary gift is the supremest pleasure in life.” - Mark Twain
  49. “Religion is not something separate and apart from ordinary life. It is life — life of every kind viewed from the standpoint of meaning and purpose: life lived in the fuller awareness of its human quality and spiritual significance.” - A. Powell Davies
  50. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” - Thornton Wilder
  51. “Spirituality can be severed from both vicious sectarianism and thoughtless banalities. Spirituality, I have come to see, is nothing less than the thoughtful love of life.” - Robert C. Solomon
  52. “If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” - Mario Andretti
  53. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” - Tom Hiddleston
  54. “They’re basically moments in which you’re in touch with the meaning of life, when your relationship to the rest of the universe makes sense.” - Barbara De Angelis
  55. “Everything you now do is something you have chosen to do. Some people don’t want to believe that. But if you’re over age twenty-one, your life is what you’re making of it. To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” - John C. Maxwell
  56. “To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.” - Robert Louis Stevenson
  57. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” - Bernice Johnson Reagon
  58. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” - Rosa Parks
  59. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.” - Oscar Wilde
  60. “Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” - George Washington Carver
  61. “We as for long life, but ’tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  62. “I think somehow we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  63. “Life is relationships; the rest is just details.” - Gary Smalley
  64. “Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.” - Erik H. Erikson
  65. “What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness.” - Baruch Spinoza
  66. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” - Oprah Winfrey
  67. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” - Oscar Wilde
  68. “Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy — because we will always want to have something else or something more.” - David Steindl-Rast
  69. “What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.” - Tenzin Gyatso
  70. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  71. “Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.” - Barbara Kingsolver
  72. “Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  73. “It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
  74. “The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.” - Madame de Stael
  75. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
  76. “Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.” - Stephen Covey
  77. “Lives, like money, are spent. What are you buying with yours?” - Roy H. Williams
  78. “The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.” - Frederick Buechner
  79. “Birth, life, and death — each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.” - Toni Morrison
  80. “The principle of life is that life responds by corresponding; your life becomes the thing you have decided it shall be.” - Raymond Charles Barker
  81. “Life is God’s novel. Let him write it.” - Isaac Bashevis Singer
  82. “I have found life an enjoyable, enchanting, active, and sometime terrifying experience, and I’ve enjoyed it completely. A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other.” - Sean O’Casey
  83. “Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” - Jean-Paul Sartre
  84. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” - Annie Dillard
  85. “What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.” - Leo Buscaglia
  86. “Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  87. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” - Confucius
  88. “People have different reasons for the way they live their lives. You cannot put everyone’s reasons in the same box.” - Kevin Spacey
  89. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.” - Emily Dickinson
  90. “The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” - Bertrand Russell
  91. “Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.” - Corita Kent
  92. “Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.” - Arthur Rubinstein
  93. “To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. Blackwater Woods” - Mary Oliver
  94. “The most decisive actions of our life … are most often unconsidered actions.” - Andre Gide
  95. “Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.” -Anne Hathaway
  96. “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” - Zig Ziglar
  97. “Nothing else matters much — not wealth, nor learning, nor even health — without this gift: the spiritual capacity to keep zest in living. This is the creed of creeds, the final deposit and distillation of all important faiths: that you should be able to believe in life.” - Harry Emerson Fosdick
  98. “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” - John Dewey
  99. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” - Soren Kierkegaard
  100. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” - John Lennon
  101. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” - Emily Dickinson
  102. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” - Zeno
  103. “Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.” - Christopher Morley
  104. “The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.” - Norman Thomas
  105. “In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” - Charlie Brown
  106. “Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep.” - Fran Lebowitz
  107. “The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.” - Chinese Proverb
  108. “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” - Marie Curie
  109. “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  110. “What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare?” - W. H. Davies
  111. “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

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