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Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things will become easier for you. Live for today and enjoy every moment. Capture the best that life has to offer you.

Here's a collection of valuable quotes about life to inspire you to make the best out of it:

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln

"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up." John C. Maxwell

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced." Soren Kierkegaard

"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds." Wayne Dyer

"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it." Lou Holtz

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

"The only disability in life is a bad attitude." Scott Hamilton

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." Leo Buscaglia

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." George Bernard Shaw

"There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi

"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated." Confucius

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." Dalai Lama

"There are three constants in life...change, choice and principles." Stephen Covey

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?" Martin Luther King, Jr.

"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

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." John F. Kennedy

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

"When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor." Eleanor Roosevelt

"God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well." Voltaire

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill

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

"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

"Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life." John F. Kennedy

"There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." Nelson Mandela

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." Jim Rohn

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan

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

"Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become." C. S. Lewis

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." Henry Ford

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas A. Edison

"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward." Amelia Earhart

"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." Eleanor Roosevelt

"Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure." Paulo Coelho

"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

"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." Vince Lombardi

"Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life." Brian Tracy

"Today is life--the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto." Dale Carnegie

"The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you." Tony Robbins

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

"We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon." Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner." Les Brown

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

"The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival." Aristotle

"Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive." Elbert Hubbard

"Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent." Billy Graham

"Each person must live their life as a model for others." Rosa Parks

"My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose--somehow we win out." Ronald Reagan

"Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce." Vivian Komori

"Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery--there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair." Rick Warren

"Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive." Matt Cameron

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Wisdom need not always be verbose. In fact, some of the wisest, most memorable quotes by famous people are pretty darn short, yet they pack a lot of meaning in their punch. Keeping it short works well probably because of K.I.S.S.: "Keep it simple, stupid."

George Bernard Shaw: "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

Mother Teresa: "If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

Lucille Ball: "Love yourself first, and everything else falls into place."

Stephen Colbert: "Dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses."

Oprah Winfrey: "Failure is another stepping-stone to greatness."

Stephen Hawking: "Be curious."

Mother Teresa: "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one."

Michelle Obama: "Success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives."

Wayne Gretzky: "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take."

Gabrielle Giffords​: "Be bold, be courageous, be your best."

Madeleine Albright: "Real leadership...comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing."

Babe Ruth: "Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back."

Seneca: "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."

Anna Quindlen: "Don’t ever confuse the two: your life and your work. The second is only part of the first."

Thomas Jefferson: "He who knows best knows how little he knows."

Dolly Parton: "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."

Francis David: "We need not think alike to love alike."​

John Quincy Adams: "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader."

Maya Angelou: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." 

Malcolm X: "If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything."

Hillary Clinton: "Every moment wasted looking back keeps us from moving forward."

Thomas A. Edison: "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

Katie Couric: "You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you."

Jon Bon Jovi: "Miracles happen every day. Change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you."​

Eleanor Roosevelt: "Do one thing every day that scares you." 

Tina Fey: "There are no mistakes, only opportunities."

Francis Bacon: "A prudent question is one half of wisdom."​

Sheryl Sandberg: "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on."

Eleanor Roosevelt: "Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Florence Nightingale: "I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse."

Edwin Land: "Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity."

Maya Angelou: "You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."

Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” 

Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching: "When I let go of who I am, I become what I might be."

Rosa Parks​: "When one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear."

Henry Ford: "Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right."

Gloria Steinem: "Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.​​"​

Christopher Reeve: "Once you choose hope, anything's possible."

Kate Winslet: "Life is short, and it is here to be lived."

Mahatma Gandhi: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” 

Alice Walker: "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any."

Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching: "Great acts are made up of small deeds."

Amelia Earhart: "The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity."

Ellen DeGeneres: "Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others." 

Walt Disney: "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them."

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Wisdom is a great source of power. It’s through others’ stories of failure and success that we learn the most. It’s through their experiences of things we have yet to witness that feeds us the knowledge we need to fly high, to build upon what we already know.

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There is little in life that a wise mind can’t conquer. And it’s the sage-like guidance that inspires us to make our life that much better.

Here are 19 insightful quotes from people who lived exceptional lives.

1. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

2. “You can never plan the future by the past.” —Edmund Burke

3. “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” —Friedrich Nietzsche

4. “Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.” —Dalai Lama

5. “Lost time is never found again.” —Benjamin Franklin

6. “He that respects himself is safe from others.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

7. “Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

9. “It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

10. “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” —Elbert Hubbard

11. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” —Nelson Mandela

12. “Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.” —C. S. Lewis

13. “Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.” —John D. Rockefeller

14. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” —Mark Twain

15. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” —Aristotle

16. “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

17. “When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.” —George C. Marshall

18. “Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” —Henry Van Dyke

19. “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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Put life in perspective with some short yet sage pieces of advice. These wise and beautiful words from your favorite positive thinkers will get you.

Short, Wise Quotes About Life

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A thought of the day is a daily quote that gives you a positive opinion to start your day with encouragement and inspiration; wisdom and ponderings from people of all walks of life. These inspirational thoughts are great for reflection, some people use them for meditation, and some people use them to start their day on a positive note. We hope the messages in these inspirational words give you a thought to make your day a good one!

Monday, October 7, 2019

There are certain basic qualities and characteristics you've got to have. Number one: you've got to have a will to win.
Bob Richards, The Heart of a Champion       

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

All the works that we can ever do, be they what they may, can never bring such glory to God as a single act of trust in Him!
Charles Spurgeon

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.
John Shirley

Friday, October 4, 2019

It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
Richard DeVos

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right.
Muhammad Ali

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

There is no magic to achievement. It's really about hard work, choices and persistence.
Michelle Obama

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value.
Thomas Edison

Monday, September 30, 2019
Every moment brings us some benediction. Even the rough hand of trial holds in its clasp for us some treasure of love.
J. R. Miller

Sunday, September 29, 2019
By the time kids are five I want them to know three things - God made me. God loves me. Jesus wants to be my friend forever.
Carey Nieuwhof

Saturday, September 28, 2019
For new ideas and inspiration to arise from within, you must be willing to drop old views and ideas about yourself, others, and the world quickly and without any attachments.
Michael Hetherington, 15 Sure Signs That You Are On The Right Path

Friday, September 27, 2019

Actions speak louder than words and your love creates peace and goodwill among men.
Patricia A Gilpin-Hudson; Carol R Muschette, Find Joy in Daily Living

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Success gives you the motivation to work more.
Sherlie, 10 Tips to Help You achieve Your Success

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
Vietnamese Proverb

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Anyone who enjoys inner peace is no more broken by failure than he is inflated by success.
Matthieu Ricard, Happiness

Monday, September 23, 2019

The state of your finances is not what determines if you are rich or poor.
Sunday Adelaja, Money, Riches, Wealth

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Create in us awareness of what You'd have us do,
Help us to recognize the fact that we owe all to You (God).
Greta Zwaan, God Deserves The Credit

Saturday, September 21, 2019

If all you strive for is diminishing the bad, you'll only attain the average and you’ll miss out entirely on the opportunity to exceed the average.
Shawn Achor, The Happiness Advantage

Friday, September 20, 2019

Carrying out five random acts of kindness a week dramatically improves your happiness.
Neil Pasricha, The Happiness Equation

Thursday, September 19, 2019

There's no disaster that can't become a blessing, and no blessing that can't become a disaster. Richard Bach

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

I find that all the people I meet who are motivated and fired up have a great foundation at home.
Shawn Doyle

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The thoughts, attitudes, and emotions of an athlete can impact on the success experienced on the track, field, pitch or court.
Gwen Stapleton, Developing A Sharp Mind

Monday, September 16, 2019

Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.
Author Unknown

Sunday, September 15, 2019

To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable.
G. K. Chesterton

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Lombardi had definite ideas about the qualities and tactics required for effective leadership. In the Lombardi model, leadership starts with a simple premise: only by knowing yourself can you become an effective leader.
Vince Lombardi Jr., The Lombardi Rules

Friday, September 13, 2019

"If you're not confident it's going to be hard to get that job, to get people to listen to you....
Laura Boyle, Confidence: Positive Thinking

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
Muhammad Ali

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

It is incredibly easy to get so wrapped up in past wrongs, hurts, offenses - imagined or real - that we completely overlook present blessings and opportunities and become blind to future possibilities.
Camille Kendall, Wish You Were Here

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Keep your mind on how your life is going to change after you succeed in achieving your goals and that thought will drive you towards your destination.
Sherlie, 10 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Success

Monday, September 9, 2019

You can't go through what you are afraid to see or experience.
You will be held back by fear, if you allow fear to operate.
Israelmore Ayivor, Let's go to the Next Level

Sunday, September 8, 2019

God put you on this earth because He loves you and He has a plan for you.
Nick Vujicic, Stand Strong: You Can Overcome Bullying

Saturday, September 7, 2019

There is power in letting go, a power that brings more peace and serenity than being stuck in situations that make your heart a bit heavier each and every day.
Rania Naim, The Art Of Letting Go

Friday, September 6, 2019

Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times.
Chinese Proverb

Thursday, September 5, 2019

In the last 100 years, the average age of a Nobel Prize winner is 65 years old. Why should they deny us the ability to flourish and accomplish things because we’re older people?
Doris Roberts

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sometimes the truth hurts and we want to deny it or not believe it. But, we have a responsibility to face it and accept it. There are those who would prefer to take the easy way out and just ignore it. And sometimes by accepting the truth we find it difficult but by doing this we are showing integrity.
Catherine Pulsifer

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

If we have a negative mind, we will have a negative life.
Joyce Meyer, The Power of Being Thankful

Monday, September 2, 2019

Get up in the morning and invite good things into your life.
Joel Osteen, The Power of I Am

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Be an angel to someone else whenever you can, as a way of thanking God for the help your angel has given you. Eileen Elias Freeman, The Angels' Little Instruction Book

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