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If you are looking for the 100 best and most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT LIFE then you have come to the right place!


We all know life is precious, fragile and in retropsect short and fleeting.

As such, it is more important than ever NOT TO TAKE LIFE OR ANYTHING HERE FOR GRANTED.

But sometimes we forget about this fact.

Sometimes we need to be reminded about life’s beauty OFTEN!


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So without further ado here they are: the TOP 100 most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT LIFE


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

2 – You can’t go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending. C.S Lewis

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

4 – When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

5 – Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll

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

7 – The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey

8 – Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

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

10 – Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive. Matt Cameron



11 – Life is a matter of choices and every choice you make makes you. John C. Maxwell

12 – If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll

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

14 – If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining. Guy Finley

15 – Life begins where fear ends. Osho

16 – Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.

17 – In the end only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you. Buddha

18 – We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

19 – Don’t go through life, grow through life. Eric Butterworth

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



21 – It is during our darkest moments that we must focus on the light. Aristotle Onassis

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

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

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

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

26 – Life is the greatest journey you will ever be on. Life is a journey filled with unexpected miracles.

27 – Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards. Soren Kierkegaard

28 – The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. Oprah Winfrey

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

30 – Wherever life plants you bloom with grace.


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31 – Life is a ticket to the greatest show on Earth. Martin H. Fischer

32 – If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. Dolly Parton

33 – Make your life a masterpiece, imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do. Brian Tracy

34 – Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.

35 – Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. Simone de Beauvoir

36 – Life is a series of baby steps. Hoda Kotb

37 – Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that makes you smile. Mark Twain

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

39 – The most important things in life aren’t things.

40 – Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations. Oliver Goldsmith



41 – Life is like a camera. Focus on what is important. Capture the good time. Develop from the negatives. And if things don’t work out, take another shot.

42 – No matter who tries to teach you lessons about life, you won’t understand it until you go through it on your own.

43 – Every next level of your life will demand a different you.

44 – Life is the dancer and you are the dance. Eckhart Tolle

45 – Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often.

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

47 – So, what if, instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things, one at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow.

48 – Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will never be a perfect time to pursue your dreams and goals other than right now. Rachael Bermingham

49 – Life well spent is long. Leonardo da Vinci

50 – The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.



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51 – Success in life is most easily measured by the number of days you are truly happy. Eric Edmeades

52 – Don’t miss out on something that could be great just because it could also be difficult.

53 – Life is not a problem. To look at it as a problem is to take a wrong step. It is a mystery to be lived, loved, experienced… Osho

54 – People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

55 – 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

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

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

58 – The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu

59 – The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. Henry Miller

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



61 – Life is a storm that will test you unceasingly. Don’t wait for calm waters that may not arrive. Derive purpose from resilience. Learn to sail the raging sea. Unknown

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

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

64 – The best way out is always through. Robert Frost

65 – 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

66 – We pass through this world but once. Stephen Jay Gould

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

68 – If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. Meister Eckhart

69 – Do what you need to do and enjoy life as it happens. John Scalzi

70 – Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch



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

72 – Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it. Sai Baba

73 – If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. Lev Grossman

74 – Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. John W. Gardner

75 – Life is a question and how we live it is our answer. Gary Keller

76 – This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time. Tyler Durden

77 – Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius

78 – I tell you, in this world being a little crazy helps to keep you sane. Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

80 – 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



81 – 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

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

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

84 – You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. Joyce Mind

85 – Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life. Teri Garr

86 – We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

87 – A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. Seneca

88 – Life does not owe you anything because life has already given you everything. Ralph Marston

89 – Open your eyes; look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?  Bob Marley

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



91 – Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius

92 – I intend to live life, not just exist. George Takei

93 – Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. Paulo Coelho

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

95 – Life ain’t always beautiful, but it’s a beautiful ride. Gary Allan

96 – Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius

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

98 – You have just one life to live. It is yours. Own it, claim it, live it, do the best you can with it. Hillary Clinton

99 – Life is too important to be taken seriously. Oscar Wilde

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



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