Life Quotes

Reclaim your curiosity, your sense of adventure, and have some fun. Don’t take every moment of your life so seriously. Allow yourself to enjoy life.

Akiroq Brost

Don’t be in a hurry to achieve your dreams. Take a day to play with your kids and relax – your dreams will still be there tomorrow.

Lindsey Rietzsch

There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.

Aaron Lauritsen

Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live.

Rachel Ann Nunes

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.

Gerard Way

What you have to decide… is how you want your life to be. If you’re forever was ending tomorrow, would this be how you’d want to have spent it? Listen, the truth is, nothing is guaranteed. You know that more than anybody. So don’t be afraid. Be alive.

Sarah Dessen

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.

Oscar Wilde

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Relentlessly prune bullshit, don’t wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That’s what you do when life is short.

Paul Graham

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

George Bernard Shaw

I’m always doing things I can’t do. That’s how I get to do them.

Pablo Picasso

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. 

Maya Angelou

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.

Paulo Coelho

Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.

Napoleon Hill

Life is pain. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something.

William Goldman

Never trust people who smile constantly. They’re either selling something or not very bright.

Laurell K. Hamilton

In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.

Charlie Brown

The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.

Carl Jung

People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive.

Joseph Campbell

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. 

Norman Cousins

Life is essentially an endless series of problems. The solution to one problem is merely the creation of the next one. Don’t hope for a life without problems. There’s no such thing. Instead, hope for a life full of good problems.

Mark Manson

Nothing you do is going to matter that much in the long run. Don’t take yourself so seriously.

Naval Ravikant

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

Santosh Kalwar

When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it. 

Christopher McCandless

People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Lucille Ball

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

Samuel Butler

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. 

Ludwig Jacobowski

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Albert Einstein

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

Mae West

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

Stephen Chbosky

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

Audrey Hepburn

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


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

Oscar Wilde

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

Kevin Kruse

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

Jack London

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

Soren Kierkegaard