Quotes About Life
To Live By
page 5 - Authors T to Z

In this life we cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love - Mother Teresa - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

These quotes about life are all positive words of wisdom from sources and authors surnames T to Z.  The other pages of life quotes are:   A to C,    D to I,    J to M   N to S,  and  Unknown Sources.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore 1861 - 1941
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.


The same stream of life that runs through the world, runs through my veins night and day, and dances in rhythmic measure. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the Earth into numberless blades of grass and breaks into tulmultuous waves of leaves and flowers.

The same stream of life that runs through the world, runs through my veins night and day, and dances in rhythmic measure - Rabindranath Tagore - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

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William D. Tammeus
You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around and why his parents wave back.


Anna Taylor

Anna Taylor
The moment your desire is greater than your fear, is the moment when what you want can begin to fly into your life, as if it has grown wings.


We all have times when life feels hard; when we’re frustrated and tired and just want to hide away. If that’s you right now, don’t worry - every caterpillar has to rest to become a butterfly and you’ll soon find your wings again.


We are each a thread in the tapestry of life; an instrument in the Divine orchestra; a colour of the rainbow and the entire spectrum, unique and yet part of the same whole. I am you. And you are me. We are One.


Eldon Taylor

Eldon Taylor 
The power of belief, the absolute awesome, incredible power of belief, is the genie in your life.


Micheal Teal

Micheal Teal
Be the master of your own life. Live your dreams, explore the infinite and yours will be a magnificent voyage.


Life is a tapestry we weave each day and I seek to live by imagination while exploring new possibilities.


The simplicity of the Soul is enchanting and endearing. It generates peace and love and inspires me to embrace the infinite life force, while being a catalyst for conscious evolution.


Sir William Temple

Sir William Temple 1628 - 1699




The greatest pleasure of life is love.
The greatest treasure, contentment.
The greatest possession, health.
The greatest ease is sleep.
The greatest medicine is a true friend.


Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson  1809 - 1892
Let the world spin forever down the ringing grooves of change.


Terence

Terence  195BC - 159BC
There are as many opinions as there are people..
Each has his own correct way.


Where there is life...  there is hope.


Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
Give of your hands to serve and your hearts to love.


God never sends us more than we can handle.

God never sends us more than we can handle - Mother Teresa - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
I alone can't change the world,  but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

I alone can't change the world,  but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples - Mother Teresa - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
I am a little pencil in the hand of God, who is sending a love letter to the world.


In this life we cannot always do great things... But we can do small things with great love.


Life is an opportunity, benefit from it
Life is beauty, admire it
Life is bliss, taste it
Life is a dream, realise it
Life is a challenge, meet it
Life is a duty, complete it
Life is a game, play it
Life is a promise, fulfill it
Life is sorrow, accept it
Life is tragedy, confront it
Life is an adventure, dare it
Life is luck, make it
Life is too precious, do not destroy it
Life is life, fight for it


Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla  1856 - 1943
If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.

If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration - Nikola Tesla - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla  1856 - 1943
Our entire biological system, the brain and the Earth itself, work on the same frequencies.


William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray 1811 - 1863
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.


Nancy Thayer

Nancy Thayer
It’s never too late in fiction or in life to revise.


The Universe is always speaking to us.. Sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more.


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862 
As you simplify your life, the laws of the Universe will be simpler.


Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?


It is not the length of life, but depth of life.


Let go of the past and go for the future.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
Live the life you imagined.


Man emulates Earth.  
Earth emulates Heaven.  
Heaven emulates The Way.  
The Way emulates Nature.

Man emulates Earth. Earth emulates Heaven. Heaven emulates The Way. The Way emulates Nature - Henry David Thoreau - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thorea1817 - 1862 
The meeting of two eternities, the past and the future.. 
Is precisely the present moment.


We were born to succeed, not to fail.


You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave,find your eternity in each moment.


Paul Tillich

Paul Tillich  1886 - 1965
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfil his destiny.


Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle 1948 
In today’s rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being.


Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.


Some changes look negative on the surface, but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.


The Awakening of consciousness is the next evolutionary step for mankind.

The Awakening of consciousness is the next evolutionary step for mankind - Eckhart Tolle - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle 1948 
The power is in you. The answer is in you. And you are the answer to all your searches. You are the goal. You are the answer. It's never outside.


You are here to enable the Divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are.

You are here to enable the Divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are - Eckhart Tolle - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle 1948 
You are the Universe expressing itself as a human for a little while.


Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy 1828 - 1910
Each person's task in life is to become an increasingly better person.

Each person's task in life is to become an increasingly better person - Leo Tolstoy - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy 1828 - 1910
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.


Ralph Waldo Trine

Ralph Waldo Trine  1866 - 1958
And in a sense, love is everything. It is the key to life, and its influences are those that move the world. Live only in the thought of love for all and you will draw love to you from all.


Not to love is not to live, or it is to live a living death. The life that goes out in love to all is the life that is full, and rich, and continually expanding in beauty and in power.


Mark Twain

Mark Twain  1835 - 1910
Twenty years form now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do then by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.


Asha Tyson

Asha Tyson  
Your journey has moulded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the NOW. And Now is the right time.


Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu 600BC
Be content with what you have. Rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.


If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.


If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.


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.


Nature does not hurry...  Yet everything is accomplished.

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished - Lao Tzu - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu 600BC
The reason why the Universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself, it gives life to others as it transforms.

The reason why the Universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself, it gives life to others as it transforms - Lao Tzu - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

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Liv Ullmann

Liv Ullmann  1938
Soon I will be an old, white haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, “Smile, Grandma!” I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap.


Samuel Ullman

Samuel Ullman  1840 - 1924
Whether sixty or sixteen, there is in every human beings heart the lure of wonder, the unfailing childlike appetite of what's next, and the joy of the game of living. In the centre of your heart there is a wireless station; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer, courage and power from men and from the infinite, so long are you young.


Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill  1875 - 1941
It is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life.

It is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life - Evelyn Underhill - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov  1921 - 2004
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.


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Ama H. Vanniarachchy

Ama H. Vanniarachchy
I believe the best things about being a writer is, you are going to live forever through your work, in your books, in the hearts of your readers, in your characters. A good writer contributes to the survival of civilization.


She is the creature of life, the giver of life, and the giver of abundant love, care and protection. Such are the great qualities of a mother.


Sometimes pretending is the best way to get out of the labyrinth of life.


The bond between a mother and her child is the only real and purest bond in the world, the only true love we can ever find in our lifetime.


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Gary Vaynerchuk  1975
Love your family.
Work super hard.
Live your passion.


Time… the one asset none of us are ever going to get more of.


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Denis Waitley

Denis Waitley 1933 
Happiness is the experience of living every moment with love, grace and gratitude.

Happiness is the experience of living every moment with love, grace and gratitude - Denis Waitley  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Denis Waitley

Denis Waitley 1933 
Life is...  the movie you see through your own unique eyes. It makes no difference what's happening. It's how you take it that counts


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Alice Walker  1944
I think writing really helps heal yourself.  I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money or what will make fame.


Time.. Moves slowly, but passes quickly.


We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that’s going on always, and learn to ride with it and enjoy it.


Mort Walker

Mort Walker 1923
Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart.


Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch 1943
Don't dismiss the synchronicity of what is happening right now finding its way to your life at just this moment. There are no coincidences in the Universe, only convergences of will, intent and experience.


Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth because everyone is creating what they see.


The best and quickest way to achieve all our goals and to live the life of which we have dreamed is to assist others in achieving their goals and living the life of which they have dreamed.


The question 'Who am I?' is not an idle one. How you answer the question will determine how you live the rest of your life. It will determine the quality of your life.


J. Donald Walters

J. Donald Walters  1926 - 2013
There are realities that we all share, regardless of our nationality, language or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment.. Love, Kindness, Appreciation and Support from others.


William Arthur Ward

William Arthur Ward  1921 - 1994
A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.


A well-developed sense of humour is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.


Before you speak..   Listen.
Before you write..   Think.
Before you spend..   Earn.
Before you critize..   Wait.
Before you pray..   Forgive.
Before you quit..   Try.
Before you retire..   Save.
Before you die..   Give.


God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.
Have you used one to say ‘Thank you?’


Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.


Learn and grow all you can.
Serve and befriend all you can.
Enrich and inspire all you can.


The more generous we are the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.


The pessimist complains about the wind. 
The optimist expects it to change. 
The realist adjusts the sails.


Today is a most unusual day because we have never lived it before, we will never live it again, it is the only day we have.


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Michael P. Watson
Strong people don't put others down...   they lift them up.


Alan Watts

Alan Watts 1915 - 1973
I have realised that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.


Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.


The future is a concept, it does not exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be because time is always NOW.


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.


This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.


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Isaac Watts  1674 - 1748
Love is amazing, so Divine, demand my Soul, my life, my all.


Nothing tends so much to enlarge the mind as travelling, that is, making visits to other towns, cities, or countries beside those in which we are born and educated.


Thou sun, whose beams adorn the spheres, and with unwearied swiftness move to form the circles of our years.


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Pauline Webb
I remember a saying my father put in my autograph book when I was a child.. You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.


H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells  1866 - 1946
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.


Orson Wells

Orson Wells  1915 - 1985
If you want a happy ending..
That depends, of course, on where you stop your story.


Paul Wellstone

Paul Wellstone  1944 - 2002
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.


Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.


The kind of goal we ought to be thinking about is way beyond national product - it is how do we as a nation help our children be the best kinds of people they could possibly be?


The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.


We all do better, when we all do better.


We can remake the world daily.


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Flora Whittemore
The doors we open and close each day, decide the lives we live.


Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder  1897 - 1975
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.


Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Creating new paths requires moving old obstacles.


Don't let your age control your life...  Let your life control your age.


Hidden paths can't be walked without moving obstacles.


I see God every day...  For God is in everything I see.

I see God every day, for God is in everything I see - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
If you live with love...  You will love living.


Life is a dance, enjoy every step.


Life is the best teacher.

Life is the best teacher - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Mingle often with good people to keep your Soul nourished.


Not a single creature on Earth has more or less right to be here.

Not a single creature on Earth has more or less right to be here - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Our purpose is simple...  To Love ~ To love each other ~ To love all life ~ And to love our Earth.


Spirituality is not a religion... It is a way of life.


The miracle of life is enough for me to believe in miracles.

The miracle of life is enough for me to believe in miracles - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByAmy (2010)

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
The more time we spend with Mother nature the more we fall in love with her.


Travel the road of love and you will never be lost.


We are here to heal, not harm.
We are here to love, not hate.
We are here to create, not destroy.


Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson  1952
Relationships are part of a vast plan for our enlightenment, the Holy Spirit's blueprint by which each individual Soul is led to greater awareness and expanded love. Relationships are the Holy Spirit's laboratories in which He brings together people who have the maximal opportunity for mutual growth.


We are all born carrying a promise - a promise to make the world better - and there’s a yearning to make good on that promise that none of us can suppress forever.


We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.


With thoughts of the past and concerns about the future, we rob ourselves of a full experience of the present.


You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.


Anne Wilson-Schaef

Anne Wilson-Schaef
You need to claim the events of your life to make yourself yours.


Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey 1954
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes and dance.


My philosophy is that only you are responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.


The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.


Joseph B. Wirthlin

Joseph B. Wirthlin  1917 - 2008
Come what may.. And love it.


Each choice has a consequence. Each consequence a destination.


Each person in the world is different and has their own beautiful sound in the symphony of life.


Every life has peaks and shadows and times when it seems that the birds don’t sing and bells don’t ring. Yet in spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser and happier as a result.


No matter our age, our circumstances, or abilities, each one of us can create something remarkable with our lives.


Rachel Wolchin

Rachel Wolchin
Be brave enough to travel the unknown path and learn what you are capable of.


Bury your past, let flowers grow where they lay.


Don’t die before your dead.


I step outside each day with the intention of being blown away by something ordinary.

I step outside each day with the intention of being blown away by something ordinary - Rachel Wolchin - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByLucy

Rachel Wolchin

Rachel Wolchin
If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.


In life, you’ll meet two kinds of people: the ones who build you up and the ones who tear you down. In the end, you’ll thank them both.


Your life is only as full as your heart.


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Angela Wood
Everyone we meet, everything we do, every word we speak, every single moment of our lives is important. And each one of us counts for something - to others, to ourselves and for sure to God.


John Wooden

John Wooden 1910 - 2010
Make each day your masterpiece.

Make each day your masterpiece - John Wooden - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf  1882 - 1941
Every secret of a writer’s Soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.


Lois Wyse

Lois Wyse  1926 - 2007
All friends are not for life, but if you have a true friend, you have a life.


Letters freeze time for us, eternalising shared experiences so we can go back and draw strength from them. Letters are like deposits in a secret bank that can be withdrawn when they are needed.  And as we look back in love, we appreciate anew the thought and time that was taken to express those feelings.


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Shelley Yates

Shelley Yates
Once you remember who you are, a Divine Being of the Universal Light of Grace, then you can no longer see others the same, for they too are a Divine piece of the same Source.


Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
Everything we do affects other people.

Everything we do affects other people - Adam Yauch - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
I think every person has the ability to effect change. Every one of us affects the world constantly through actions, through our every thought, our every word, the way that we interact with other people. We're constantly affecting the world.

I think every person has the ability to effect change. Every one of us affects the world constantly through actions.. - Adam Yauch - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
It's pretty easy to see that wealth doesn't really equal happiness.



Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda   1893 - 1952
Kindness is the Light that dissolves all walls between Souls, families and nations.

Kindness is the Light that dissolves all walls between Souls, families and nations -Paramahansa Yogananda - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi 1914 - 2008
The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.


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Margaret Young
Often people attempt to live their lives backwards...  They try to make more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want,so they will be happier. The way it actually works is in reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.


Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai  1997
One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world.


We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.


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Gary Zukav

Gary Zukav  1942
By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release and which you will reinforce, you determine the quality of your Light. You determine the effects that you will have upon others, and the nature of the experiences of your life.




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