95 Best Meaningful Quotes on Life by Popular Authors

Top Meaningful Life Quotes

Life is a miraculous gift given by God. But a lot of us take it for granted. We get one life, so why not live it with a purpose and fully. Respect and be thankful to God for this amazing life. Here are few of the inspiring and meaningful quotes on Life.

  1. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” - James Dean
  2. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” - Kierkegaard
  3. “Life’s burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  4. “Life is lived in the living. Set aside convention, caution, and arbitrary “rules” about how life is supposed to be lived. Choose! Explore! Adventure! Live life to the fullest.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  5. “Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart.” - Beverley Mitchell
  6. “Life is unlimited – it expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  7. “The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” - Tom Bodett
  8. “If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” - Win Borden
  9. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” - Maria Robinson
  10. “In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away” - Shing Xiong
  11. “For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.” - Reinhold Niebuhr
  13. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” - Ashley Smith
  14. “We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.” - Joseph Campbell
  15. “The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” - Flora Whittemore
  16. “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman
  17. “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.” - Kahlil Gibran
  18. “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
  19. “Live with no excuses and love with no regrets.” - Montel
  20. “I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.” - Oscar Wilde
  21. “The best things in life are unseen, thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, cry, and dream” - Helen Keller
  22. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” - Winston Churchill
  23. “Never tell your problems to anyone…20% don’t care and the other 80% are glad you have them.” - Lou Holtz
  24. “Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.” - John N. Mitchell
  25. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Seuss
  26. “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” - Elbert Hubbard
  27. “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” - Erica Jong
  28. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” - Robert Frost
  29. “There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.” - Josh Jameson
  30. “Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do, but doesn’t get you anywhere.” - Van Wilder
  31. “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
  32. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” - Confucius
  33. “To become a spectator of one’s own life is to escape the suffering of life.” - Oscar Wilde
  34. “Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” - Keri Russell
  35. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” - Anne Frank
  36. “Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.” - Albert Einstein
  37. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” - Walter Bagehot
  38. “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, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.” - Swami Vivekananda
  39. “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror” - Byrd Baggett
  40. “Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see Life with a clearer view again.” - Alex Tan
  41. “You may not always end up where you thought you were going, But you will always end up where you were meant to be.” - Jessica Taylor
  42. “Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.” - Jimmy Durante
  43. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” - Audrey Hepburn
  44. “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
  45. “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” - John W. Gardner
  46. “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
  47. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” - Eminem
  48. “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” - Mark Twain
  49. “If you obey all the rules, you’ll miss all the fun.” - Katherine Hepburn
  50. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” - Simone de Beauvoir
  51. “Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.” - Sholom Aleichem
  52. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” - William James
  53. “Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think.” - Horace
  54. “Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.” - Soren Kierkegaard
  55. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” - George Bernard Shaw
  56. “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” - John Lennon
  57. “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
  58. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” - William Morris
  59. “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
  60. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  61. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” - Helen Keller
  62. “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” - Joseph Campbell
  63. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” - Charles Darwin
  64. “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” - Mark Twain
  65. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” - Bruce Lee
  66. “My life is my message.” - Mahatma Gandhi
  67. “It is not length of life, but depth of life.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  68. “To be free is to have achieved your life.” - Tennessee Williams
  69. “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” - Eric Butterworth
  70. “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” - Jackie Robinson
  71. “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
  72. “Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.” - Rose Kennedy
  73. “Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.” - Horace
  74. “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” - Joseph Campbell
  75. “If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.” - William J. Clinton
  76. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” - Arthur Rubinstein
  77. “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
  78. “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” - Bertrand Russell
  79. “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” - Rabindranath Tagore
  80. “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
  81. “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” - Irving Berlin
  82. “Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” - Charlie Chaplin
  83. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” - Sydney J. Harris
  84. “Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.” - John F. Kennedy
  85. “The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.” - Jimi Hendrix
  86. “All I really need to know… I learned in kindergarten.” - Robert Fulghum
  87. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” - Richard Bach
  88. “To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.” - Buddha
  89. “The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection.” - Henri Nouwen
  90. “Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.” - Jose Ortega
  91. “I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.” - Charles M. Schulz
  92. “Life is a long lesson in humility.” - James M. Barrie
  93. “The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.” - Alfred Adler
  94. “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” - William Feather
  95. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” - William James

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