Quotes About Life
To Live By
(from Unknown Sources)
These inspirational quotes about life are all positive, encouraging words of wisdom and love.
They are all from unknown sources, if you would like to look at spiritual quotes about life from known people then please go to the Quotes About Life page. There is also a page of the best life quotes and sayings at 100 Inspirational Life Quotes.
Inspirational quotes about life are listed alphabetically
Inspirational Quotes About Life: A
A dancer is an artist who uses the body as the canvas and the music as the colours.
A house is made of walls and beams. A home is made of love and dreams.
A light heart lives long.
A lot of pain that we are dealing with are really only thoughts.
A path is formed by walking.
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
Along life's journey, those Souls entrusted to your care will become your greatest teachers.
Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination.
The best is yet to come.
An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it's going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming.
An old woman, when asked why she was always cheerful, replied... "Well, I wear this world just as a loose garment."
Appreciate your loved ones while you can, because none of us are going to be here forever.
Art washes away from the Soul the dust of everyday life.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: B
Be bold enough to use your voice.
Be brave enough to listen to your heart.
And strong enough to live the life you've always imagined.
Be the kind of person you want in your life.
Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from the negative.
Believe it... in your mind.
Receive it... in your heart.
Achieve it... in your life.
Books wash away from the Soul the dust of everyday life.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: C
Changing the world begins with the very personal process of changing yourself. The only place you can begin is where you are and the only time you can begin is always... NOW.
Children internalize much of what they're told about themselves and carry it for a lifetime. Choose words that empower.
Collect moments... not things.
Count your age by friends not years.
Count your life by smiles not tears.
Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: D
Dance like the picture won't be tagged.
Love like you've never been unfriended.
Tweet like no one's following.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
Don't carry mistakes around with you. Instead, lay them on the ground and use them as stepping stones, so you can rise above them.
Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now, doesn't mean that you aren't headed for sunshine.
Don't define your world in black and white...because there is so much hiding in the greys.
Don't just go through life... Grow through life.
Don't let people pull you into their storms... Pull them into your Peace.
Don't look back with regret... Look forward with hope.
Don't worry... Just breathe... If it's meant to be, it will find a way.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: E
Every day may not be good, but, there's something good in every day.
Every moment is unique... Never before, never again. Enjoy your life.
Every new day is another chance to change your life.
Every path has its puddle.
Everyone has struggles to uncover who they are and what really matters in their life. But, the biggest challenge of all is living in a way that honours what we've discovered.
Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn't mean they have to pay for them the rest of their life. Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they are bad. It means they are human.
Everyone you meet is fighting a battle that you know nothing about. Be kind, ALWAYS.
Everything happens for a reason.
Live it - Love it - Learn from it.
Make your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
Everything is energy. Your thought begins it, your emotion amplifies it and your action increases the momentum.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: F
FATE = From All Thoughts Everywhere
First dream your life... Then live your dream.
For one minute... Walk outside, stand there in the silence, look up at the sky and contemplate how amazing life is.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: G
God is glorified in the fruitage of our lives.
Grandchildren complete life's circle of love.
Gratitude is the heart's memory.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: H
Happiness is not a destination... it is a method of life.
Have equal love for all... and experience a life of equanimity.
How to stop time... Kiss.
How to travel in time... Read.
How to escape time... Music.
How to feel time... Write.
How to release time... Breathe.
Humour is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: I
I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me who I do not want to be.
I aspire to inspire before I expire.
I have found that if you love life... Life will love you back.
I have only just a minute
Only sixty seconds in it
Forced upon me, can't refuse it
didn't seek it, didn't choose it
But it's up to me to use it
I must suffer if I lose it
Give account for it if I abuse it
But Eternity is in it
I may not be perfect, but when I look at my children I know that I got something in my life perfectly right.
I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday.
If my mind is caught in bondages and problems of the past...
I will not experience the joys of the present.
If there be righteousness in the heart
there will be beauty in the character.
If there is beauty in the character
there will be harmony in the home.
If there is harmony in the home
there will be order in the nation.
When there is order in the nation
there will be peace in the world
If trees gave us Wi-Fi, we'd all be planting like crazy. Instead, they give us oxygen, we cannot exist without them, yet how many of us are planting?
If you continue to carry the bricks from your past, you will end up building the same house.
If you make friends with yourself.. you will never be alone.
If you want to be happy for a year.. win the lottery. If you want to be happy for a lifetime.. love what you do.
If you wish to travel far, travel light... Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
If your trouble in life is as big as a ship... never forget that your Blessings are as big as the ocean.
I'm not here to fit into your world... I'm here to create my own.
In life there are some things we might never really get over. Sometimes the best we can do is just to get through. But that's okay, there's still a lot of beauty to find on the other side.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
Instead of getting hooked into the dramas in life, fly above them and send prayers and love.
It is an amazing experience when you focus on the positive things in your life. Things start to change. You become happier. You see things differently. There might still be negative things there but like an airplane flying overhead, they become background noise in your mind.
It is in the shelter of each other that people live.
It is not the things we get, but the hearts we touch that will measure our success in life.
It is not where we live... but HOW we live that is important.
It is your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It might take a year, it might take a day, but what's meant to be, will always find a way.
It's not the song that makes you emotional, it's the people and memories that come to mind when you hear it.
It's the little memories that will last a lifetime.
It's wonderous what a hug can do
A hug can cheer you when you're blue
A hug can soothe a small child's pain
And bring a rainbow after rain
A hug delights and warms
It must be why God gave us arms
I've learned that.. it's not what I have, but who I have in my life that matters most.
I've learned that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: J
Just because it's not what you were expecting, doesn't mean it's not everything you've ever needed.
Just for today... I will not anger.
Just for today... I will not worry.
Just for today... I will be grateful for all my blessings.
Just for today... I will work with honesty and integrity.
Just for today... I will be kind to all living things.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: K
Karma, The Law of Attraction, Quantum Physics... are all different terms describing the same ancient concept. We create our reality.
Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: L
Laugh your heart out.
Dance in the rain.
Cherish the moment.
Ignore the pain.
Live - Laugh - Love
Forgive and Forget.
Life is short to be living with regrets.
Leave a little sparkle... wherever you go.
Leave footprints of kindness wherever you go.
Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
Life has but two ends and one end has been used. Take care of the other end.
Life is a precious gift... Live it.
Life is a rollercoaster. You can either scream every time you hit a bump, or you can throw your hands up in the air and enjoy the ride.
Life is a series of thousands of tiny miracles... NOTICE THEM.
Life is an echo... what you send out comes back.
Life is like a camera...
Focus on what's important.
Capture the good times.
And develop from the negative.
Life is like a wild tiger... You can either lie down and let it lay it's paw on your head, or sit on it's back and ride it.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be enjoyed.
Life is not so much what each individual makes of it, but what we make of it for each other.
Life is short... smile, while you have teeth!
Life isn't about finding yourself... it's about creating yourself.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about singing in the rain.
Life isn't awful... It's Awe Full. You've just got to look at it right.
Life isn't happening to you... Life is responding to you.
Live should be lived with the excitement of a dog who has discovered the gate has been left open.
Live each day, as if it were your last... and one day you will be right!
Live life to express, not impress.
Live your life and forget your age.
Love is the harmony that makes the world sing.
Love is what we are born with... fear is what we learn.
Love life and be grateful for it always. Show your gratitude by not shying away from its challenges. Always try to live a bit beyond your capacities and you'll find your capacities are greater than you ever dreamed.
Love life and help others to love life...
Be happy and make others happy.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: M
Make every moment, a prayer of your being.
Make your goals so big that your everyday problems seem insignificant.
May God bless you to live as long as you want to, and to want to as long as you live.
Memories are not floating on the breeze, they are all around, there to be grasped, bringing comfort.
Mistakes are portals of discovery.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: N
Negative people need drama like oxygen.
Stay positive... and take their breath away.
Never be afraid to tread the path alone.
Know which is your path and follow it... wherever it may lead you.
Do not feel you have to follow someone else.
Never regret anything that has happened in your life. It cannot be changed, undone or forgotten. So take it as a lesson learned, and move on.
Never underestimate the influence you have on others lives.
Nothing is just coincidence... Every tree in life's garden bears significance.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: O
On the canvas of life we often go off colour, but as long as there are special people to add the right shades... Life goes on to be a rainbow.
Once the game is over... the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
One change in thought... leads to a change in your destiny.
One day, you'll just be a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
Our days are identical suitcases, all the same size, but some people can pack more into them than others.
Our values are the guides by which we navigate ourselves through life.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: P
Purpose is the reason you journey.
Passion is the fire that lights the way.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: R
Remember, the magnitude of your life is directly proportional to the magnitude of your thoughts.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: S
Seek to find the beauty amidst the challenges.
Share the Divine with everyone you encounter in life. This is the most precious thing that you can share.
Some day you'll realize that every time you thought you were being rejected from something good, you were just being positioned toward something better.
Some of the best gifts in life come badly wrapped. Don't let the wrapping put you off.
Some people are going to love you no matter what you do.
And some people will never love you no matter what you do.
Go where the love is.
Some people come into your life as Blessings... others as lessons.
Sometimes a wrong turn... takes you where you were destined to go.
Sometimes just being is enough.
Sometimes people have to cry their tears to make room for a heart full of smiles.
Sometimes the only therapy we will ever need in life is... a friend who listens.
Sometimes those who challenge you most... Teach you best.
Sometimes we're all too quick to count down the days... that we forget to make the days count.
Sometimes you are delayed where you are because God knows there is a storm where you're headed.
Sometimes you have to move on without certain people. If they're meant to be in your life... they'll catch up.
Sometimes, you need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be.
Storms they will come... But I know the sun will shine again.
Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers. But most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it yourself.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: T
Take life day by day and be grateful for the little things. Don't get caught up in what you can't control. Focus on the positive.
Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect he becomes an adolescent. The day he forgives then, he becomes an adult. The day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
The end result of your life here on Earth will always be... the sum total of the choices you made, while you were here.
The fact that there is a beginning or an end of life, is just a concept seeded into your mind by society. You are Constant, Continuous, Infinite Energy and Energy never ends... it Transforms.
The future is not something we enter... The future is something we create.
The good we do today becomes the happiness of tomorrow.
The grass isn't greener on the other side... It's greener where YOU water it.
The greatest illusion in this world is the illusion of separation.
The greatest service is to share the joys of living.
The lotus is the symbol of purity. Its roots are in the mud but the flower remains above dirty water. Live a lotus life. Be in the world... but unaffected by impurities.
The men of old see not the moon today, yet the moon of today is the same that shone on them.
The more you thank life, the more life gives you to be thankful for.
The older I get, the less I care about what people think of me. Therefore, the older I get, the more I enjoy life.
The only people who truly know your story are the ones who help you write it.
The only real purpose of a goal is... to inspire you to fall more deeply in love with life.
The pages of yesterday cannot be revised, but the pages of tomorrow are blank and you hold the pen. Make it an inspiring story.
The patterns of our beliefs are revealed in what shows up in our lives.
The people who are meant to be in your life will always gravitate back towards you, no matter how far they wander.
The road is smooth... Why do you throw rocks before you?
The smile on my face doesn't mean my life is perfect... it means I appreciate all that I have been blessed with.
There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart... Pursue those.
There are no limits to the difference you can make, if only in just one person's life. Comfort, encourage and inspire. We only keep it by giving it away.
There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away; the battle they are fighting isn't with you, it is with themselves.
There is a past which has gone forever... but there is a future which is still our own.
There is no future in the past.
There is nothing more nourishing than happiness.
There's always tomorrow so look ahead and take the broader view. There's always a new day on its way with happier times for you.
There's nothing wrong with making mistakes... just don't respond with encores.
Things end because something else is ready to begin.
Time flies, suns rise and shadows fall.
Let time go by, Love is forever over all.
Time is like a river, you cannot touch the same water twice because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life.
Times change, and we change with them.
To have an open heart is to be fully Awakened and truly alive.
To taste the sweetness of life... you must have the power to forget the past.
Today everything is possible... Yesterday is gone.
Treasure each new day - its beauty, its joy, its promise - so that every new tomorrow begins with a happy memory.
Trials are the soil in which faith grows.
Two things doth prolong thy life: a quiet heart and a loving wife.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: W
We are all linked through a web of energy.
We cannot direct the wind... but we can adjust the sails.
We have all been place on this Earth to discover our own path, and we will never be happy if we live someone else's idea of life.
What goes into my mind comes out in my life.
What I do today is important because I am paying a day in my life for it. What I accomplish must be worthwhile because the price is high.
What if... This reality is a dream and when we die... We wake up?
When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside of you as fate.
When I was five years old, my mom always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'Happy.' They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
When it rains... Look for rainbows.
When it's dark... Look for stars.
When life gives you lemons... make lemonade.
When life puts you in tough situations, don't say "Why me?"
Just say, "Try me?"
When looking for the path to peace, one comes to realize that Peace is the path.
When nothing goes right... go left.
When the past calls... Let it go to voicemail, it has nothing new to say.
When things aren't adding up in your life... start subtracting.
When we help others grow, we grow. Our actions always reflect our journey.
When you surrender your problems to the flow of life... Solutions spontaneously come.
Where God guides me... He provides me.
Why complicate life?
Missing someone?... Call.
Wanna meet up?... Invite.
Wanna be understood?... Explain
Have questions?... Ask.
Don't life something?... Say it.
Like something?... State it.
Want something?... Ask for it.
Love someone?... Tell them.
Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, dream or kiss? It's because we know that the most beautiful things in life are not seen, but felt by the heart and Soul.
Work for a cause... not for applause.
Live life to express... not to impress.
Don't strive to make your presence noticed... just make your absence felt.
Write your troubles in the sand. Carve your blessings in stone.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: Y
You are born... and then you die. But inbetween you can do anything you want. It's society that creates rules for us, but you can break out of that.
You can't live a positive life with a negative mind.
You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterdays junk.
You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward.
You have to do what's right for you... No one walks in your shoes.
You know you're on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.
Your past mistakes are meant to guide you... not define you.
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