These inspirational quotes about life are all positive, encouraging words of wisdom and love from unknown sources. Listed alphabetically, this page contains A through to L, the other page is M to Z.
For life quotes from known people, please go to the Quotes About Life pages. There is also a page of the best life quotes and sayings at 100 Inspirational Life Quotes.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: A
A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.
Ben & Tyler (2015)
A good life is when you…
Smile often. Dream big. Laugh a lot.
And realize how blessed you are for what you have.
A house is made of walls and beams. A home is made of love and dreams.
A life with love will have some thorns, but a life without love will have no roses.
A light heart lives long.
A lot of pains we are dealing with are really only thoughts.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the Master Gardner of his Soul, the Director of his life.
A path is formed by walking.
Shona & Emma
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.
A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning.
All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.
Along life’s journey, those Souls entrusted to your care will become your greatest teachers.
Always believe that something wonderful is going to happen.
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.
Around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.
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.
Both faith and fear might sail into your harbour, but it’s your harbour and you decide who gets to drop anchor.
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 are the rainbow of life, grandchildren are the pot of gold.
With grandsons Tyler & Ben (2015)
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.
Do not look to sing another’s song. For it is your notes that will make life’s sweetest symphony, to which we all belong.
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 let people pull you into their storms… Pull them into your Peace.
Don’t look back with regret… Look forward with hope.
Don’t miss all the beautiful colours of life, looking for the pot of gold.
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 end is a new beginning.
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.
Inspirational Quotes About Life: F
Families and friends fill our lives with happiness and laughter, giving us memories to treasure today and forever after.
illustrated by Sandra Reeves
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.
Happy moments ~ Praise God.
Difficult moments ~ Seek God.
Quiet moments ~ Worship God.
Painful moments ~ Trust God.
Every moment ~ Thank God.
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 a past… but I don’t live there anymore.
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 you continue to carry the bricks from your past, you will end up building the same house.
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.
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.
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
Keep your eyes to the skies, your feet on the path, and your heart in the moment.
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 too short to live with regret
Leave a little sparkle… wherever you go.
Leave footprints of kindness wherever you go.
Letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.
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 awful… It is Awe Full. You’ve just got to look at it right.
Life is not so much what each individual makes of it, but what we make of it for each other.
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 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 as the flowers live… opening your heart to the sunlight of God’s love.
Live each day, as if it were your last… and one day you will be right!
Live life to express, not impress.
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Live your life and forget your age.
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.
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