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These 5 wise quotes and words of wisdom are powerful and poetic kicks in your tush to inspire you to keep on going – and remind you you’re doing just great!

If you are reading this you’ve survived your life until this point.

Heartbreak. Losses. Betrayals. Trauma.

And here you are! You go fierce, warrior!

This post offers a range of wise quotes – with the hopes they will remind you to appreciate and love yourself for all who you are – and all which you have been through.

These wise quotes are meant to be short, powerful motivators – to keep you going – even in the face of you gotta be freaking kidding me times!

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5 Wise Quotes and Words of Wisdom About Life

Wisdom Quote #1

One of the best feelings is finally letting go of something or someone what was hurting your heart. -Karen Salmansohn

Wisdom Quote #2

One day you’ll realize you worry too much about things. Maybe today? – Karen Salmansohn

Wisdom Quote #3

You attract people by the qualities you display. You keep them by the qualities you possess.

Wisdom Quote #4

I just want a hand to hold, eyes which listen, and a heart qhich understands. -Karen Salmansohn

Wisdom Quote #5

You are worthy of the love, joy and support you try to give to others. – Karen Salmansohn

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Be encouraged by these cute life quotes full of words of wisdom to inspire you. You may find yourself smiling as you read them. While they are cute they also.

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“Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied.”
― Roy T. Bennett


“I think, that if the world were a bit more like ComicCon, it would be a better place.”
― Matt Smith



“There isn't any questioning the fact that some people enter your life, at the exact point of need, want or desire - it's sometimes a coincendence and most times fate, but whatever it is, I am certain it came to make me smile.”
― Nikki Rowe

“Socrates: Have you noticed on our journey how often the citizens of this new land remind each other it is a free country?
Plato: I have, and think it odd they do this.
Socrates: How so, Plato?
Plato: It is like reminding a baker he is a baker, or a sculptor he is a
sculptor.
Socrates: You mean to say if someone is convinced of their trade, they have
no need to be reminded.
Plato: That is correct.
Socrates: I agree. If these citizens were convinced of their freedom, they would not need reminders.”
― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

“Healing is more about accepting the pain and finding a way to peacefully co-exist with it. In the sea of life, pain is a tide that will ebb and weave, continually.

We need to learn how to let it wash over us, without drowning in it. Our life doesn't have to end where the pain begins, but rather, it is where we start to mend.”
― Jaeda DeWalt





“There is something incredibly beautiful about a woman, who knows herself, she can't break, she just falls but in every fall she rises, past who she was before.”
― Nikki Rowe

“Oh darling, your only too wild, to those whom are to tame, don't let opinions change you.”
― Nikki Rowe

“Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above.”
― Happy Positivity

“If I disagree with you sometimes, it's because I have a mind of my own.”
― Emma Paul

“You push the TRUTH off a cliff, but it will always fly. You can submerge the TRUTH under water, but it will not drown. You can place the TRUTH in the fire, but it will survive. You can bury the TRUTH beneath the ground, but it will arise. TRUTH always prevails!”
― Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Heart Crush


“Women Empowerment Reminder of The Day. Always respect yourself as a woman. You attract what you are, so be very mindful of how you’re representing yourself. If you want respect, you must first learn how to respect yourself, first. Attracting negative attention is never a good thing. Be a woman of substance! Be a woman that both women and men respect, admire, and look up to. Don’t disrespect yourself by lowering your standards and accepting just anything that comes your way. It’s okay to be single! If you want a relationship of substance, you can’t keep entertaining people and things that mean you no good. Think about it! It’s all up to you.”
― Stephanie Lahart

“Life is just a slide. Back and forth between loving and leaving, remembering and forgetting, holding on and letting go.”
― Nicole Lyons

“In leadership, life and all things it’s far wiser to judge people by their deeds than their speech - their track record rather than their talk” – Rasheed Ogunlaru”
― Rasheed Ogunlaru


“Dear Fellow Human Being,

You are born wild, You do not deserve to be tamed!

Tell yourself,

You do not deserve this!

All those toxic words you have to listen from people,

All those fears they try to pin on your mind,

All those giggles they aim at your dreams,

All those judgmental stares inspecting your individuality,

All those fingers pointing towards your crude character,

All those shackles that tie your feet to social expectations,

All those cages that do not let your imagination fly free,

Listen deeply, you do not deserve any of it.

My dear fellow human, you do not deserve this hostility.

You are born wild, You do not deserve to be tamed!”
― Jasz Gill
“Bravery is the choice to show up and listen to another person, be it a loved one or perceived foe, even when it is uncomfortable, painful, or the last thing you want to do.”
― Alaric Hutchinson

“No other being is lesser human than the one who thinks of others as such.”
― Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting


“Caution not spirit, let it roam wild; for in that natural state dance embraces divine frequency.”
― Shah Asad Rizvi
“A butterfly does not return to a caterpillar after it is mature. We must learn to grow and evolve into a stronger, wiser and better version of ourselves. Life occurs in stages and taking a step at a time is key to learning and growing.”
― Kemi Sogunle

“We may talk lightly but never carelessly. We keep at bay the flow of common, ignorant thought which runs its damaging course through the pathways of ordinary human conversation.”
― Donna Goddard, The Love of Devotion

“Faith in God is optional, but faith in the self – in the spirit within, is imperative.”
― Abhijit Naskar, Principia Humanitas

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Wisdom Quotes

words of wisdom for life

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.

Related:A Word to the Un-Wise: 5 Keys to Wisdom and Wealth

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

Related: Seeking Advice: The Wisest Way to Hit the Next Level of Success

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Words have the power to motivate you and focus your mind on living intentionally. It's important to choose your words carefully, so I've listed a few words and quotes to help you decide what you want to improve.

1. Accomplish

  • "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."
    —Muhammad Ali
  • “You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”
    —Abraham Lincoln
  • “Here I am . . . wanting to accomplish something and completely forgetting it must all end—that there is such a thing as death.”
    —Leo Tolstoy

2. Action

  • "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
    —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
    —Thomas Jefferson
  • “The path to success is to take massive, determined actions.”
    —Tony Robbins

3. Ambition

  • "Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in."
    —Bill Bradley
  • “Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.”
    —Frank Tyger
  • “A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions.”
    —Marcus Aurelius

4. Believe

  • "Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution."
    —David Joseph Schwartz
  • “Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone.”
    —Roy T. Bennett
  • "Believing in yourself is not for you; it's for every person who has touched your life in a significant way and for every person your life will touch the same way five minutes from now, or five centuries from now."
    —Jaye Miller

5. Clarity

  • "Clarity precedes success."
    —Robin Sharma
  • “A lack of clarity could put the brakes on any journey to success.”
    —Steve Maraboli
  • “Clarity affords focus.”
    —Thomas Leonard

6. Challenge

  • "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.
  • “The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.”
    —Bette Davis
  • “I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot.”
    —Nadia Comaneci

7. Commitment

  • "Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there."
    —Haile Gebrselassie
  • “Commitment is an act, not a word.”
    —Jean-Paul Sartre
  • “Commitment is what transforms a promise into a reality.”
    —Abraham Lincoln

8. Confidence

  • "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."
    —Helen Keller
  • "Self-confidence is the memory of success."
    —David Storey
  • “Without self-confidence, we are as babes in the cradle.”
    —Virginia Woolf

9. Courage

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
    —Winston Churchill
  • “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
    —Maya Angelou
  • “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.”
    —Mark Twain

10. Dare

  • "Failures are made only by those who fail to dare, not by those who dare to fail."
    —Lester B. Pearson
  • "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat."
    —Theodore Roosevelt
  • "Dare to dream, but even more importantly, dare to put action behind your dreams."
    —Josh Hinds

11. Determination

  • "Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
    —Og Mandino
  • “A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve.”
    —Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal—a commitment to excellence—that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”
    —Mario Andretti

12. Drive

  • "You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support."
    —Sabrina Bryan
  • "The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive, and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream."
    —Tommy Hilfiger
  • "Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion."
    —Jack Welch

13. Envision

  • "The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent."
    —Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • “Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.”
    —Dorthea Brande
  • "I am an artist, and I have the ability and the free will to choose the way the world will envision me."
    —Lady Gaga

14. Excellence

  • "Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude."
    —Ralph Marston
  • “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”
    —Aristotle
  • “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”
    —Abdul Kalam

15. Focus

  • "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
    —Aristotle
  • “I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.”
    —Zig Ziglar
  • “Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.”
    —Ralph Marston

16. Forgive

  • "Forgiveness doesn't make the other person right; it makes you free."
    —Stormie Omartian
  • “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”
    —Mark Twain
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
    —Mahatma Gandhi

17. Fulfillment

  • "Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment."
    —Tony Robbins
  • “If you devote yourself entirely to a noble pursuit, there is no way you cannot find beauty and fulfillment.”
    —Daniel Gillies
  • “True happiness is a state of fulfillment.”
    —Ashish Sophat

18. Goals

  • "Set your goals high, and don't stop 'til you get there."
    —Bo Jackson
  • “Goals. There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.”
    —Jim Rohn
  • “If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.”
    —Les Brown

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