Top 100 Best Life Quotes of All Time

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Read our collection of the best life quotes of all time – some beautiful reminders that we are able to create our own story, share it with others and dance in joy, love and happiness through our life.

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Top 100 Best Life Quotes of All Time

1 – “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

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

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

4 – “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5 – “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

6 – “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

7 – “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” – Emily Dickinson

8 – “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

10 – “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

11 – “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

12 – “If life were predictable, it would cease to be life and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

13 – “In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” – Robert Frost

14 – “It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J.K. Rowling

15 – “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching.” – William W. Purkey

16 – “In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

 

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

18 – “Life is a book, and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” – Cassandra Clare

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

20 – “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

21 – “Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.” – Sarah Louise Delany

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

23 – “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

24 – “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” – Allen Saunders

25 – “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin

26 – “Live each day as if your life had just begun.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

28 – “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”– Carl Bard

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

30 – “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

31 – “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” – Jim Rohn

32 – “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

33 – “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

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

35 – “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Ludwig Jacobowski

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

37 – “Change your thoughts, and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

38 – “Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

39 – “Challenges, failures, defeats and ultimately, progress, are what make your life worthwhile.” – Maxime Lagacé

40 – “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins

 

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41 – “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

42 – “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” – Leo Buscaglia

43 – “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” – Emily Dickinson

44 – “All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.” – John Wooden

45 – “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

46 – “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking

47 – “Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.” – Alan Sachs

48 – “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” – Rick Riordan

49 – “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

50 – “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

51 – “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking

52 – “Keep calm and carry on.” – Winston Churchill

53 – “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.” – Carl Rogers

54 – “Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing, and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

55 – “Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

56 – “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

57 – “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” – Steve Jobs

58 – “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown

59 – “The greatest pleasure of life is love.” – Euripides

60 – “Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one’s will.” – Paul Gauguin

61 – “To live will be an awfully big adventure.” – Peter Pan

62 – “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

63 – “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll

64 – “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

65 – “Life is a question and how we live it is our answer.” – Gary Keller

66 – “The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.” – David Russell

67 – “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

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68 – “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz

69 – “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

70 – “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

71 – “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

72 – “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

73 – “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” – Forrest Gump

74 – “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

77 – “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

78 – “There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” – William Barclay

79 – “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

80 – “Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.” – Margaret Mitchell

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81 – “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare

82 – “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller

83 – “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley

84 – “There is only one happiness in life – to love and to be loved.” – George Sand

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

86 – “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

87 – “Life is to enjoyed, not endured.” – Gordon Hinckley

88 – “When you arise in the morning think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

89 – “Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” – D. H. Lawrence

90 – “May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

91 – “Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works.” – Tom Peters

92 – “Without the rain there would be no rainbow.” – Gilbert Chesterton

93 – “Life is trying things to see if they work.” – Ray Bradbury

94 – “You cannot find peace avoiding life.” – Virginia Woolf

95 – “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

96 – “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen

97 – “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Joe Lewis

98 – “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Charles Swindoll

99 – “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” – Oprah Winfrey

100 – “Keep looking up…that’s the secret of life…” – Snoopy

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