36 Quotes About Life That Will Inspire You

Wish not so much to live long as to live well.

-Benjamin Franklin

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

-C.S. Lewis

You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.

-Rwandan Proverb

You’re happiest while you’re making the greatest contribution.

-Robert F. Kennedy

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

-Mark Twain

A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.

-Charles Evan Hughes

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.

-Wayne Dyer

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

-George Bernard Shaw

Cultivate more joy by arranging your life so that more joy will be likely.

-Georgia Witkin

Do not forget small kindnesses and do not remember small faults.

-Chinese Proverb

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.

-Benjamin Franklin

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.

-Jim Rohn

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

-Leon J. Suenes

If evil be said of thee, and if it be true, correct thyself; if it be a lie, laugh at it.

-Epictetus

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.

-Mary Engelbreit

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

-Albert Schweitzer

Insist on yourself. Never imitate.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.

-Publius Syrus

It’s a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

-Maugham, W. Somerset

Life at any time can become difficult. Life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.

-Morarji Desai

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.

-Jean Paul Richter

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

-Publilius Syrus

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

-Confucius

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

-Scott Hamilton

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.

-French Proverb

There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.

-Richard Rorty

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

-Confucius

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.

-John W. Gardner

Wherever you are – be all there.

-Jim Elliot

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

-Lanston Hughes

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

-Winston Churchill

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

-Helen Keller

My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am.

-Author Unknown

For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been!

-John Greenleaf Whittier

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

-Aristotle

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world…as in being able to remake ourselves.

-Mahatma Gandhi

 



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