Most Powerful Inspirational & Motivational Quotes About Life

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

purpose of life quote

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

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

quote about life under obligation

Life is largely a matter of expectation. – Homer

quote about expectation & life

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville

quote about originality in life

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

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The unexamined life is not worth living. – Socrates

Socrates quote on life

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

steve jobs about value of time in life

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

William James quote about life

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha

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I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. – Dudley Field Malone

learning in life quote

In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision. – Peter F. Drucker

courage in life quote

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

short and sweet life quote

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

happy life quote from einstein

Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life. – Snoopy

secret of life quote

Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand. – Jack London

short life quote

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

living life for other quote

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. – Mario Fernandez

rise in life quote

Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things. – Kenneth Branagh

smile in life quote

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

keep moving on life quote

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

life goes on quote

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. – Christopher Reeve

hope in life quote

The greatest pleasure of life is love. – Euripides

pleasure in life quote

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

life life yourself quote

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George S. Patton

success in life quote

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

happiness in life quote

It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. – Elizabeth Kenny

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The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. – Eminem

life ride quote

Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great. – Simon Cowell

good in not enough quote

Happiness is only real when shared. – Jon Krakauer

sharing in life quote

Life is to enjoyed, not endured. – Gordon Hinckley

enjoy life quote

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone see its. – Confucius

beauty in life quote

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett

change in life quote

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

creating yourself quote

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

life is trying quote

Life’s too mysterious to take too serious. – Mary Engelbreit

life is serious quote

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

life is adventure quote

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

life moves fast quote

It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

impossible in life quote

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

not afraid of life quote

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

life is what you make it quote

I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth. – Doug Hutchison

love in life quote

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

joy in life quote

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

do it right quote

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

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