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Quotes About Life
•“Many complain of their looks, few of their brains.” 
― Sally Koslow
•“Never compete with someone who has nothing to lose.” 
― Baltasar Gracián
•“I am the me I choose to be.” 
― Sidney Poitier
•“Life isn't a book. There's no guarantee of a happy ending.” 
― Kristin Cast
•“If plan A doesn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters - 204 if you're in Japan.”
― Claire Cook
•“Our life is what our thoughts make it.” 
― Marcus Aurelius
•“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“Control Your Own Destiny or Someone Else Will” 
― Jack Welch
•“Life is like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.” 
― Lucius Annaeus Seneca
•“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” 
― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
•“Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.” 
― H.P. Lovecraft
•“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
•“It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” 
― Dale Carnegie
•“When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” 
― Diane Von Furstenberg
•“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” 
― Marcus Aurelius
•“The mouth is made for communication, and nothing is more articulate than a kiss.” 
― Jarod Kintz
•“Tears are words the heart can't express” 
― Gerard Way
•“I can't. You can't rewrite the past.” 
― Jay Asher
•“Your agreement with reality defines your life.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Like anybody, I would like to have a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will.” 
― Martin Luther King, Jr.
•“If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point of your humanity.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.” 
― Joan Didion
•“A mistake isn’t a mistake unless it can’t be put right.” 
― Sophie Kinsella
•“Each day is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to Him.” 
― T.D. Jakes
•“While there's life, there's hope.” 
― Marcus Tullius Cicero
•“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” 
― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
•“People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.” 
― Helen Keller
•“It's not the men in your life that matters, it's the life in your men.” 
― Mae West
•“Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.” 
― John Burroughs
•“We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.” 
― André Gide
•“You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.” 
― Chuck Palahniuk
•“When faced with two equally tough choices, most people choose the third choice: to not choose.”
― Jarod Kintz
•“But the only way never to do the wrong thing is never to do anything.” 
― Jim Butcher
•“When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.” 
― Michael Jackson
•“Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.” 
― Anthony Trollope
•“Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby.” 
― Evanescence
•“Love and friendship. They are what make us who we are, and what can change us, if we let them.” 
― Emily Giffin
•“I live in my own little world. But its ok, they know me here.” 
― Lauren Myracle
•“You're only young once, but you can be immature forever” 
― Germaine Greer
•“I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“ A man lives a sad life when he cannot take anything or anyone seriously.” 
― Milan Kundera
•“The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too” 
― Herbert Samuels
•“The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.” 
― Laura Ingalls Wilder
•“The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. ” 
― Frances Willard
•“To gain something, you have to lose something.” 
― Amanullah Ashraf
•“If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.” 
― Amy Tan
•“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.” 
― Stuart Chase
•“Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give.” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you'll always find despair.” 
― Irvin D. Yalom
•“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.” 
― A.A. Milne
•“I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“Most of life's actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower.” 
― Robert McKee
•“Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it” 
― Christopher Morley
•“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” 
― Helen Keller
•“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” 
― Marcus Aurelius
•“The best way to predict your future is to create it” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.” 
― Dale Carnegie
•“Never confuse someone else's inability to do something with its inability to be done.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“If you fuel your journey on the opinions of others, you are going to run out of gas.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“please believe that things are good with me, and even when they're not, they will be soon enough. And i will always believe the same about you.” 
― Stephen Chbosky
•“It is pointless to say that this or that night was the worst of my life. I have so many bad nights to choose from that I've made none the champion.” 
― Yann Martel
•“Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.” 
― Margaret Mitchell
•“Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” 
― Steve Jobs
•“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” 
― Walt Disney Company
•“I will continue my path, but I will keep a memory always.” 
― Rosie Thomas
•“People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.” 
― Judith Guest
•“It's better to have a few faithful friends than numerous shallow friendships.” 
― Jonathan Anthony Burkett
•“Something that is yours forever is never precious” 
― Chaim Potok
•“The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.” 
― Lily Tomlin
“There's no point having wishes if you don't at least try to do them” 
― Sally Nicholls
•“The mistakes I've made are dead to me. But I can't take back the things I never did.” 
― Jonathan Safran Foer
•“I've come to know that what we want in life is the greatest indication of who we really are” 
― Richard Paul Evans
•“He found himself understanding the wearisomeness of this life,where every path was an improvisation and a considerable part of one's waking life was spent watching one's feet.” 
― William Golding
•“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment” 
― Jim Rohn
•“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” 
― André Gide
•“every complaint is a little story the mind makes up that you completely believe in.” 
― Eckhart Tolle
•“As long as there's life, there's hope.” 
― Tamora Pierce
•“Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.” 
― Dalai Lama
•“People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence.” 
― Karl Lagerfeld
•“The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.”
― Sarah Dessen
•“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” 
― Stephanie Perkins
•“Forgiveness is not something you do for someone else; it's something you do for yourself. To forgive is not to condone, it is to refuse to continue feeling bad about an injury.” 
― Jim Beaver
•“The connections we make in the course of a life--maybe that's what heaven is.” 
― Fred Rogers
•“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. ” 
― Anthony Robbins
•“Look into the confusing mess of life and see things for what they really are.” 
― Suzanne Collins
•“Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens” 
― Tony DeLiso
•“Life is a shipwreck but we must remember to sing in the lifeboats” 
― Voltaire
•“Love changes things; hope allows us to endure until the change arrives.” 
― Iimani David
•“It's important in life if you don't give a shit. It can help you a lot.” 
― George Carlin
•“I am so grateful for my troubles. As I reflect back on my life, I have come to realize that my greatest triumphs have been born of my greatest troubles.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them.” 
― Elizabeth Taylor
•“How life teaches us, breaks us, rewards us, and tears us apart... how it lifts us up and bring us down... the wonder of life.” 
― Marwa Ayad
•“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” 
― George Santayana
•“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” 
― Confucius
•“What we are reluctant to touch often seems the very fabric of our salvation.” 
― Don DeLillo
•“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
•“Let me be, was all I wanted. Be what I am, no matter how I am.” 
― Henry Miller
•“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” 
― Anaïs Nin
•“I was lost yesterday, I am found today and I will be forgotten tomorrow.” 
― Santosh Kalwar
•“Life doesn't require ideals. It requires standards of action.” 
― Haruki Murakami
•“The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.” 
― Peter Shaffer
•“The power to change your life lies in the simplest of steps.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.” 
― François de La Rochefoucauld
•“Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“if there isn’t a them, there can’t be an us.” 
― Jodi Picoult
•“The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.” 
― Abigail Van Buren
•“All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions” 
― Leonardo da Vinci
•“If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” 
― John Irving
•“Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.” 
― Bob Marley
•“I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.” 
― Ayn Rand
•“You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.” 
― Goldie Hawn
•A lack of clarity could put the brakes on any journey to success.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.” 
― Albert Camus
•“Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.” 
― Salman Rushdie
•“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” 
― Dolly Parton
•“Know who you are, and be it. Know what you want, and go out and get it!” 
― Carroll Bryant
•“Miracles don't happen. You make them happen. They're not wishes or dreams or candles on a cake. They're not impossible. Reality is real. It's totally and completely under my control.” 
― Julie Anne Peters
•“Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.” 
― Steven Tyler
•“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.” 
― Harvey Fierstein
•“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” 
― E.E. Cummings
•“Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” 
― Stephen King
•“An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“People often belittle the place where they were born but heaven can be found in the most unlikely places.” 
― Mitch Albom
•“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.” 
― Douglas Coupland
•“People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.” 
― Cassandra Clare
•“Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.” 
― Henry David Thoreau
•“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.” 
― Emily Dickinson
•“What is love? Love is playing every game as if it's your last!” 
― Michael Jordan
•“Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.” 
― Christine Feehan
•“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” 
― Ansel Adams
•“The first step in making rabbit stew is catching the rabbit.” 
― Isaac Asimov
•“Sometimes bad things have to happen before good things can.” 
― Becca Fitzpatrick
•“One of the greatest journeys in life is overcoming insecurity and learning to truly not give a shit.” 
― J.A. Konrath
•“The world is three days: As for yesterday it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it.” 
― Hasan Al-Basri
•“The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.” 
― Rachel Vincent
•“People will always have opinions about your decision because they're not courageous enough to take action on their opinion.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“When we are judging everything, we are learning nothing.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“There is only one sin. and that is theft... when you tell a lie, you steal someones right to the truth.” 
― Khaled Hosseini
•“If humor and rumor are needed more than faith and truth, 
then it tells me something about the kind of world we live today.” 
― Toba Beta
•“The past has no power over the present moment.” 
― Eckhart Tolle
•“He who robs us of our dreams robs us of our life.” 
― Virginia Woolf
•“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.” 
― Mother Teresa
•“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” 
― Douglas Adams
•“Stop searching the world for treasure, the real treasure is in yourself.” 
― Pablo
•“Tis' better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else's perfectly.” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert
•“No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping.” 
― David Hume
•“I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.” 
― Paulo Coelho
•“Stop just cheering for others who are living their visions. Commit yourself to your own success and follow the steps required to achieve it.”
― Steve Maraboli
•“Picnics are very dear to those who are in the first stage of the tender passion.” 
― Arthur Conan Doyle
•“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” 
― Søren Kierkegaard
•“Home is where somebody notices when you are no longer there. ” 
― Aleksandar Hemon
“You need to find a way to live your life, that it doesn't make a mockery of your values.” 
― Bill Ayers
•“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” 
― Robert A. Heinlein
“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content” 
― Helen Keller
•“What you had yesterday is only memories; what you will have tomorrow is your dreams and what you will do today, let it be love.” 
― Santosh Kalwar
•“Keep your intelligence white hot and your grief glistening so your life will stay fresh.” 
― Rumi
•“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.” 
― Stephen Chbosky
•“Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.” 
― Anaïs Nin
•“When I look at my old pictures, all I can see is what I used to be but am no longer. I think: What I can see is what I am not.” 
― Aleksandar Hemon
•“Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” 
― Stephanie Klein
•“Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty.” 
― Thomas S. Monson
“I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it.” 
― Tupac Shakur
“Never compromise your values.” 
― Steve Maraboli
“What would come, would come...and you would have to meet it, when it did.” 
― J.K. Rowling
•“Life has no meaning, the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.” 
― Jean-Paul Sartre
•“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” 
― Terry Pratchett
•“In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” 
― Charlie Brown
•“You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.” 
― Mary Oliver
•“Life must not be a novel that is given to us, but one that is made by us. ” 
― Novalis
•“My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.” 
― Steve Maraboli
•“There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.” 
― J.K. Rowling
•“why are trying so hard to fit in, when you're born to stand out” 
― Oliver James
•“Get busy living or get busy dying.” 
― Stephen King
•“You get what anybody gets - you get a lifetime.” 
― Neil Gaiman
•“The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.” 
― Bette Davis
•“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” 
― Confucius
•“Man starts over again everyday, in spite of all he knows, against all he knows.” 
― Emil Cioran
•“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” 
― George Bernard Shaw
•“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” 
― Aristotle
•“At the end of the day, the questions we ask of ourselves determine the type of people that we will become.” 
― Leo Babauta
•“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” 
― George Bernard Shaw
•“The world changes, we do not, therein lies the irony that kills us.” 
― Anne Rice
•“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” 
― Dr. Seuss
•“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” 
― G.K. Chesterton
•“He's not your prince charming if he doesn't make sure you know that you're his princess.” 
― Demi Lovato
•“Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.” 
― Ralph Ellison
•“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” 
― Joseph Campbell
•“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” 
― Kurt Vonnegut
•“Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say 
― Eleanor Roosevelt
•“Where ignorance lurks, so too do the frontiers of discovery and imagination” 
― Neil deGrasse Tyson
•“Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.” 
― Mark Twain
•“Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.” 
― John Lennon
•“I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it.” 
― Tupac Shakur
•“Everything you can imagine is real.” 
― Pablo Picasso
•“The right thing and the easy thing are never the same.” 
― Kami Garcia
•“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” 
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
•“Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.” 
― Confucius
•“If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right” 
― Steve Jobs
•“Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” 
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.
•“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” 
― Buddha
•“Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.” 
― John Steinbeck
•“I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances, Be more active, Show up more often.” 
― Brian Tracy
•“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” 
― William Shakespeare
•“I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God.” 
― Orson Welles
•“You don't have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.” 
― Red Haircrow
•“But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.” 
― Khaled Hosseini
•“It's okay. We aren't in the same class. Just don't forget that some of us watch the sunset too.” 
― S.E. Hinton
•“Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough” 
― Oprah Winfrey
•“One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.” 
― François de La Rochefoucauld
•“Life must not be a novel that is given to us, but one that is made by us. ” 
― Novalis
•“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” 
― Coco Chanel
•“It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” 
― Dale Carnegie
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