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800 Best Life Quotes: Inspiring, Happy And Good (2023)

1. "Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” – Gustave Flaubert

2. "The narrower the mind the broader the statement.” —Ted Cook (February 1940)

3. "Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

4. "Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.” – Jessica N. S. Yourko

5. "Life is too deep for words, so don’t try to describe it, just live it.” – C. S. Lewis

6. “Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.”

7. "A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” — Ingrid Bergman

8. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.”

9. "The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton

10. "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, realise it is play.” – Alan Watts

11. "For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. "To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” —Bertrand Russell (December 1950)

13. "The older you get the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness.” —Lionel Barrymore (April 1953)

14. The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that's good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. — Julia Roberts

15. "Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.” — Richard L. Evans

16. "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” — Maya Angelou

17. “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

18. “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”

19. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

20. "Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” —Franklin P. Jones (September 1977)

21. Sky, Natural landscape, Text, Nature, Font, Morning, Tree, Cloud, Atmosphere, Landscape,

22. Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw

23. "Life is a series of thousands of tiny miracles. Notice them.”

24. When you give joy to other people, you get more joy in return. You should give a good thought to happiness that you can give out.

25. “Oh, the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind.” – Dr. Seuss

26. "The world is extremely interesting to a joyful soul.” —Alexandra Stoddard (March 1997)

27. The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.

28. "Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”

29. If I wait for someone else to validate my existence, it will mean that I’m shortchanging myself.

30. "The best index to a person’s character is (a) how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can’t fight back.” —Abigail Van Buren (August 1980)

31. "One good way to test your memory is to try to remember the things that worried you yesterday.” —Toronto Star (October 1954)

32. "Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”

33. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. — Oprah Winfrey

34. A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. — Jackie Robinson

35. "I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.” — Roy Croft

36. It needs to be said and heard: it's OK to be who you are.

37. "Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

38. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

39. "Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.” —George Orwell (August 1989)

40. "Worry is like sand in an oyster: a little produces a pearl, too much kills the animal.” —Marcelene Cox (December 1955)

41. "Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it.”

42. “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.”

43. "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

44. "The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot

45. "There is no greater journey than the one that you must take to discover all of the mysteries that lie within you.” —Michelle Sandlin

46. What comes easy won’t last long, and what lasts long won’t come easy.

47. "Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth

48. Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. - Charlie Chaplin

49. "The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.” — Helen Mirren

50. Nature, Text, Grass, Green, Font, Grass family, Water, Plant, Morning, Terrestrial plant,

51. "Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Kahlil Gibran

52. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.”

53. You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. — Dolly Parton

54. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

55. Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

56. "Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.” — Nikki Giovanni (April 1998)

57. You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

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59. Who has left the world better than he found it,

60. You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. — Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut

61. "Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” — Victor Hugo

62. "My father gave me the best advice of my life. He said, ‘Whatever you do, don’t wake up at 65 years old and think about what you should have done with your life.'” —George Clooney (July 2006)

63. A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else's life.”

64. "One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” — William Feather

65. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act, but a habit.

66. Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.

67. "Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie

68. “Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.”