Greatest Quotes About Life

Ann Landers on life
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How can a few words impact our lives? Do they possess some magical powers to relieve us from any problems or troubles we are going through? Perhaps, they do. But how can words make us feel better? I guess it's not just words but the emotions and feelings these quotes about life help bring out. When I know nothing can make things right or better, inspirational quotes on life have always worked. These quotes about life lessons increase our sense of awareness and guide us in the right direction.
Inspirational Quotes
In life, there's always something or someone to inspire us. The motive is to keep us moving forward and making sure that we never settle for anything less than a good day. Inspiring us through our minds, these great inspirational quotes will never let us falter.
Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.
―Lowell Thomas
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
―Martin Luther King, Jr.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
―Leon J. Suenes
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
―Albert Schweitzer
Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.
―Douglas Adams
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
―W.M.Lewis
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.
―Christopher Isherwood
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
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself.
―W. C. Doane
A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl.
―Stephan Hoeller
Motivating Quotes
Motivation, it never come easy. But when you want to motivate someone else, sometimes the words fall into play automatically. With words of wisdom and nothing to lose, these quotes have sure made a world of dreams.
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
―Robert Byrne
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
―Elbert Hubbard
There are but three events in a man's life: birth, life, and death. He is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
―Jean de la Bruyère
Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.
―Lou Erickson
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
―Ann Landers
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
―Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
―Brendan Gill
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
―Erma Bombeck
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
―Thomas Jefferson
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 a richness to life that nothing else can bring.
―Oscar Wilde
Encouraging Quotes
There are times when certain words or phrases move you in a way that it feels there's nothing wrong in the world. The experiences we have, deep and powerful, make us into the kinds of people we are today.
Life lives, life dies. Life laughs, life cries. Life gives up and life tries. But life looks different through everyone's eyes.
―Anonymous
I say, if your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
―Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.
―Lillian Dickson
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
―Isaac Asimov
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
―John Lennon
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
―Buddha
Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
―Carl Sandburg
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
―Mark Twain
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
―Sydney J. Harris
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
―Kahlil Gibran