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875 Wise Quotes About Life Lessons (2023)

1. “One day someone will be 100% honest with you and will love you forever, so don’t give up trying to find them, they’re looking for you too. ”


2. “Life’s too short to regret for not doing what we love. ” ― Rafsan Al Musawver


3. “If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.” - John Kenneth Galbraith


4. “Everyday is a new beginning and a chance to blow it. ” ― Cathy Guisewite


5. “Don’t beat yourself up for not knowing the answers. You don’t always have to know who you are. You don’t have to have the big picture, or know where you’re heading. Sometimes, it’s enough just to know what you’re going to do next. ”


6. “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” - Robert Frost


7. “The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn. ” — David Russell


8. “Don’t run from lessons; they are little packages of treasure that have been given to us. As we learn from them, our lives change for the better.” ~ Louise Hay


9. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. ” — Zig Ziglar


10. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


11. “There came a time when you realized that moving on was pointless. That you took yourself with you wherever you went. ” ― Stephen King


12. “How disappointing would it be get to heaven and find out God created life to be enjoyed while all we did was worry?”


13. Be like a tree


14. “To be successful, you must act big, think big, and talk big. ” — Aristotle Onassis


15. “Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” — Elbert Hubbard


16. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So, you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. ”


17. “Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer.” - Ellen DeGeneres


18. “I have taken the biggest lesson of all from animals, needless to say, and discovering that living for the day is the way to live.” – Jackie Weaver


19. “When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back.” ― Bill Watterson


20. “Don’t change your principles to make them fit into another person’s mold. ” ― Cinderella


21. “He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.” ~ John Dryden


22. “It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. ” – Mary Morris


23. “If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” ― Lawrence Ferlinghetti


24. “Focus on making yourself better, not on thinking that you are better. ” ― Bohdi Sanders


25. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” – Denis Waitley


26. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”


27. “One man’s fault is another man’s lesson. ” — Maltese Proverb


28. “To get back my youth, I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.” ― Oscar Wilde


29. “So learning to appreciate your lessons, mistakes, and setbacks as stepping-stones to the future is a clear sign you’re moving in the right direction.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


30. “Life’s lessons are about learning one or more of the values of the Truth. ” ― Mary E McGovern


31. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”


32. “In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. ” — Toba Beta


33. “I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. ” — Les Brown


34. “Time management is about life management. ” ― Idowu Koyenikan


35. “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.” – Soren Kierkegaard


36. “Change and adventurously ride the waves of life… or stay the same and drown in stagnancy. It’s your choice.” ― Steve Maraboli


37. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. ” – John C. Maxwell


38. “We either learn to accept or we end up writing letters home with crayons.”


39. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. ”


40. Ask


41. “This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn’t behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development.” ~ Edgar Cayce


42. “When life gives you lemons, keep them, cause hey — free lemons.” – Jake Hamilton


43. “When you share your story and become vulnerable, the ripple effect and the people that you can help along the way is a life lesson.” ~ Sophie Gregoire Trudeau


44. “Be tough-minded but tenderhearted. ” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr


45. “Being safe doesn’t mean you won’t be sorry. ” ― Katerina Stoykova Klemer


46. “Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.” ―Thich Nhat Hanh


47. “When those you love die, the best you can do is honor their spirit for as long as you live. You make a commitment that you’re going to take whatever lesson that person or animal was trying to teach you, and you make it true in your own life… It’s a positive way to keep their spirit alive in the world, by keeping it alive in yourself.” ~ Patrick Swayze


48. “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.”


49. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn


50. “The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson.” ~ Dwayne Johnson


51. “The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.” ~ Goldie Hawn


52. “Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”


53. “If you can dream it, you can do it. ” — Walt Disney


54. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. ” – Roy T. Bennett


55. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ―Oprah Winfrey


56. “Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, you’ll be a mile from them, and you’ll have their shoes.” - Jack Handey


57. “I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.”


58. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller


59. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. ”


60. “Bad days aren’t always bad. At least you’ll find out who your true friends are. “


61. “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein


62. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it.” ~ Ferris Bueller


63. “Short cuts make long delays. ” — J. R. R. Tolkien


64. “Perhaps our brightest hope for the future lies in the lessons of the past. The people who have come to this country have made America, in the words of one perceptive writer, ‘a heterogeneous race but a homogeneous nation.’ ”


65. “Four Lessons on Life 1. Never take down a fence until you know why it was put up. 2. If you get too far ahead of the army, your soldiers may mistake you for the enemy. 3. Don’t complain about the bottom rungs of the ladder; they helped to get you higher. 4. If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.” ~ Warren W. Wiersbe


66. “May you learn lots in the coming year. May life lessons be ones that you see. On your birthday we wish only the best for you today and throughout the coming year.” Catherine Pulsifer


67. “You have to make mistakes to find out who you aren’t. You take the action, and the insight follows: You don’t think your way into becoming yourself.” – Anne Lamott


68. “One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm.” – Catherine Pulsifer


69. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. ” — Og Mandino


70. “This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero!” ~ Sivananda


71. “Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.” - John Wooden


72. “By three methods, we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; And third, by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius


73. “In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett


74. “When something happens and it causes us pain, the pain is there to teach us a lesson. It is not so that we feel pain for the sake of pain. ” — Cave Man


75. “Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable. ” ― Denis Waitley


76. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. ” — Ernie Harwell


77. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ”— Lyndon B. Johnson


78. “We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are. ” – Oprah Winfrey


79. “You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page. ” — Tori Amos


80. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. ” ― Nicholas Sparks


81. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. ”– Herman Hesse


82. “It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson.” – Michelle C. Ustaszeski


83. “Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. ” – Rashard Royster


84. “I’m a work in progress without a completion date.”


85. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ” ― Maya Angelou


86. “You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. ” – Maxwell Maltz


87. “No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”


88. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


89. “Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. ” — J. K. Rowling


90. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ” — Joseph Campbell


91. We are all crew


92. “Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” – Katharine Hepburn


93. “Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” ~ Charles Schulz


94. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ”– Joseph Campbell


95. “Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


96. “Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is.” – Viggo Mortensen


97. “I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them. ” ― Joe Abercrombie


98. “One day you’ll be thankful things didn’t work out the way you want them to.”


99. “Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing. ” ― Jennifer Brown


100. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” - Henry Ford


101. “Life goes on is a redundancy. Life is defined by its going on.” ― David Levithan


102. “Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.” - Al Franken


103. “We are supposed to enjoy the good stuff now, while we can, with the people we love. Life has a funny way of teaching us that lesson over and over again.” ~ Sheena Easton


104. “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” ―Maya Angelou


105. “Life in a box is better than no life at all, I expect. You’d have a chance at least. You could lie there thinking: Well, at least I’m not dead.” ― Tom Stoppard


106. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. ” ― Richard Branson


107. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. ” ― Steve Jobs


108. “My whole teaching consists of two words, meditation and love. Meditate so that you can feel immense silence, and love so that your life can become a song, a dance, a celebration.” ~ Osho


109. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. ” ― Les Brown


110. “Every relationship offers one of two things: a lesson or a blessing. In many instances, the lesson is the ultimate blessing. ” — Anquanette Gaspard


111. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ” ― Mary Tyler Moore


112. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. ” – J. P. Morgan


113. “Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. ” ― John Dewey


114. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” ―Denis Waitley


115. “It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. ” — Mary Morris


116. “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. ” — Frank Sinatra


117. “I’ve come to realize that every single day we face moments that are difficult, uncertain, and scary. Your life requires courage. ” ― Mel Robbins


118. “Solitude is our greatest teacher. ”― Mimi Novic


119. “This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero!” – Sivananda


120. “When life gives you lemons, order the lobster tail.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


121. “Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing’. ” — Mark Z. Danielewski


122. “Don’t get upset with people or situations, both are powerless without your reaction.” ~ Anonymous


123. “Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. ” — Debeena Harris


124. “The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.” – Orison Swett Marden


125. “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.” ―Lao Tzu


126. “Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.”


127. “Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.” ~ Denis Waitley


128. “If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.” – Lev Grossman


129. “Don’t waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn’t a blessing – it was a lesson.” ~ Paula White


130. “I believe that the laws of karma do not apply to show business, where good things happen to bad people on a fairly regular basis.” – Chuck Lorre


131. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. ” — Robert Frost


132. “One important thing to consider is that we are born ready to give and receive love, but our life lessons get in the way of experiencing this gift.” ~ TJ Gibbs


133. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ” – Thomas Edison


134. “Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. ” – Jackson Kiddard


135. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ” — Alexander Graham Bell


136. “I've come to realize that every single day we face moments that are difficult, uncertain, and scary. Your life requires courage.” – Mel Robbins


137. “No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories. ” ― Haruki Murakami


138. “Be yourself — everyone else is already taken. ” — Oscar Wilde


139. “I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on” ― Rascal Flatts


140. “Wisdom is the reward for surviving our own stupidity. ” ― Brian Rathbone


141. “Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. ” — Ajaero Tony Martins


142. “Four Lessons on Life 1. Never take down a fence until you know why it was put up. 2. If you get too far ahead of the army, your soldiers may mistake you for the enemy. 3. Don’t complain about the bottom rungs of the ladder; they helped to get you higher. 4. If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.” – Warren W. Wiersbe


143. “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” - Cathy Guisewite


144. Don’t resist life


145. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” – Vernon Saunders Law


146. “‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning. Anyone can start over and make a new ending. ”


147. “Life is short. Focus on what really matters most. You have to change your priorities over time. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


148. “People will talk about you no matter what you do. So you may just do whatever that makes you happy.”


149. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ” – Martin Luther King Jr


150. “And once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can’t go back to being normal; you can’t go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.”


151. “Life taught me love is risky. Death taught me to love even more. ” — Maxime Lagacé


152. “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. ” — Sophia Loren


153. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. ”– Guy Finley


154. “To love someone whom you like is insignificant.


155. “Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing.” ― Peyton Mannin


156. “Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon


157. “Time heals almost everything. Give time time.” ~ Regina Brett


158. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. ” — Les Brown


159. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” ~ Denis Waitley


160. “Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know. ”


161. “Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” ― William Goldman


162. “There are no passengers on spaceship Earth. We are all crew. ” ― Marshall McLuhan


163. “I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned.” – Carrie Underwood


164. “Enjoy this donut while you still can, ‘cause tomorrow you might have another one.”


165. “‘Trust people,’ he would tell me, ‘until they give you a reason not to. And then never turn your back.‘”


166. “Just a reminder, what other people think of you is none of your business.” ~ Ze Frank


167. “You ought to know how to rise above the trivialities of life, in which most people are found drowning themselves. ” ― D. T. Suzuki


168. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


169. “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror.” ― Byrd Baggett


170. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there.” ― George Harrison


171. “Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned. ” ― Frank Sonnenberg


172. “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. ” ― Steve Maraboli


173. “I do not need any guru; life has been teaching me greatest lessons.” ~ Invajy


174. “Don’t cry because its over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss


175. “What we learn in time of pestilence: that there are more things to admire in men than to despise.”


176. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.”


177. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” - Sir Winston Churchill


178. “Life’s lessons are hard but we have all learned ways to cope with tragedy as well as seeing the lessons is what my kids and I now call “the storms of life!” ― Francesco Capozzoli III


179. “The hardest lesson of my life has come to me late. It is that a nation can win freedom without its people becoming free.” ~ Joshua Nkomo


180. “To be old and wise, you need to first be young and stupid.”


181. “You live, you learn, you upgrade. ” — Unknown


182. “Sometimes life is like your DIY hairstyle. You have to hold it together with one bobby pin.”


183. “You have to make mistakes to find out who you aren’t. You take the action, and the insight follows: You don’t think your way into becoming yourself.” - Anne Lamott


184. “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” ― Woody Allen


185. “Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.” ~ Paulo Coelho


186. “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes. ” — Roy T. Bennett


187. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. ” – Mark Zuckerberg


188. “He who laughs last … just didn’t get the joke.” ― Carroll Bryant


189. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” – Og Mandino


190. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. ”


191. “To live a good life: We have the potential for it. If we can learn to be indifferent to what makes no difference.” ~ Marcus Aurelius


192. “Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.” – Lindsey Vonn


193. “Don't Just


194. “Where there is life, there is hope. ” ― Alyson Noel


195. “Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” ― Golda Meir


196. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” ~ Steve Jobs


197. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ” — Seneca


198. “When your hands are tight, swearing helps.”


199. “Live well, laugh often, love much.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


200. “Don’t change so people will like you. Be and love yourself and the right people will love the real you. ”


201. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” ~ Rumi


202. “People only get better with experience if they are willing to learn and understand the lessons that are given to them through the bad times in their lives.” ~ Jamie Alderton


203. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ” – Henry Ford


204. “Love is like pi – natural, irrational, and very important.” – Lisa Hoffman


205. “I’m not really putting this very well. My point is this: This book contains precisely zero Important Life Lessons, or Little-Known Facts About Love, or sappy tear-jerking Moments When We Knew We Had Left Our Childhood Behind for Good, or whatever. And, unlike most books in which a girl gets cancer, there are definitely no sugary paradoxical single-sentence-paragraphs that you’re supposed to think are deep because they’re in italics. Do you know what I’m talking about? I’m talking about sentences like this:


206. “Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. ” – Steve Maraboli


207. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein


208. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” ― A. A. Milne


209. “Watch for big problems. They disguise big opportunities ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


210. “Let this be my final lesson. Everyone and everything has a time to die.”


211. “Life is like looking for your phone. Most of the time, it’s in your hand.”


212. Rewrite your story


213. “If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence. ”― Shannon L. Alder


214. “Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. ” ― Paulo Coelho


215. Focus on the present


216. “Only the dead have seen the end of war. ” ― Plato


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


218. “I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly” ~ Peter Cook


219. “Don’t wait for a Guru. Your life is your Guru.” – Krishna Das


220. “Emotion without reason lets people walk all over you; reason without emotion is a mask for cruelty. ” ― Nalini Singh


221. “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”


222. “Everyone has a lesson to teach you.” ~ Lex Fridman


223. “Life’s too mysterious to take too serious. ” — Mary Engelbreit


224. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” ―Mary Tyler Moore


225. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–It is: Try to please everybody. ” – Herbert Bayard Swope


226. “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. ” ― Rick Warren


227. “To know that which lies before us in daily life is the prime wisdom.” ~ John Milton


228. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.”


229. “Be humble to those who praise you, pleasant to those who honor you, kind to those who cherish you, good to those who love you, and generous to those who adore you. ” — Matshona Dhliwayo


230. “I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. ” – Les Brown


231. “Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. ”


232. “When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” ~ Sydney Harris


233. “I must have killed a lot of cows in a past life for karma to hate me this much.” – Katie McGarry


234. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.”


235. “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror. ” — Byrd Baggett


236. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. ” ― Deborah Reber


237. “Life is a long lesson in humility.” ~ James M. Barrie


238. “You think you know someone. But mostly you just know what you want to know. ” ― Joe Hill


239. “I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Shawshank Redemption


240. “Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.” - Oscar Wilde


241. “I’m a very firm believer in karma, and put it this way: I get a lot of good parking spots.” – Al Jourgensen


242. “When life gives you lemons, make orange juice and leave the world wondering how you did it.” – Mitch Griego


243. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past. ” — Dan Brown


244. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. ” — Albert Einstein


245. “Sometimes you get what’s coming around. And sometimes you are what’s coming around.” ― Jim Butcher


246. Life is an experience


247. “Things are what they are, and whatever will be, will be. ” ― Jonas Jonasson


248. “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. ” — Willa Cather


249. “Every fault made is another valuable lesson learned. ”― Kaylee Stepkoski


250. “Mistakes do happen and life goes on.” ― Sourav Ganguly


251. “Focus and simplicity…once you get there, you can move mountains. ” ― Steve Jobs


252. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. ”


253. “Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyways.” - Sydney J. Harris


254. “‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning... Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”


255. “I can relate to having those people in your life that you feel are moving on to this great, big, normal life and you’re like, ‘What’s wrong with me?” ― Kristen Wiig


256. “Learning to appreciate those things that aren’t related to success has proved the biggest lesson.” ~ Chet Faker


257. “To suffer without complaint is the only lesson we have to learn in this life. ”― Vincent Willem van Gogh


258. “When life gives you lemons ask it for sugar and water too. Otherwise, your final product would be some acidic lemon juice!” – Priyavrat Gupta


259. “Speaking of friends, the best ones always have your back. ” — Selena Gomez


260. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou


261. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.”


262. “If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum. ” — Holly Near


263. Set boundaries


264. “The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.” ~ David Russell


265. “The biggest lesson that I’ve learnt is that things can change so quickly, never get used to one thing because everything can flip on it’s head.” ~ Santan Dave


266. “Many of us go down a sad path when we let our egos make us suffer. ” ― Mo Gawdat


267. “The big lesson in life is never be scared of anyone or anything.” ~ Anonymous


268. “When life gives you lemons…add melted butter, toasted paprika, and dip some lobster in it!” – Stuart J Scesney


269. “But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.”


270. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain


271. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” ~ Les Brown


272. “The greatest lessons in life, if we would but stoop and humble ourselves, we would learn not from the grown-up learned men, but from the so-called ignorant children.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


273. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book, or simply close it. ” ― Shannon L. Alder


274. “The day you decide you know all you should or could is the day you start dying. ” ― Gavin Mills


275. “It’s never too late to reinvent yourself.” ~ Marc Russell Scarioni


276. “Sometimes moving on with the rest of your life starts with goodbye. ” – Carrie Underwood


277. “When I look back on my life I can see that the hardships I’ve faced have been essential for my growth; the lessons I have learned continue to help me. ” — Annalisa Cunningham


278. “Build what you want to see in the world.” ~ Jack Dorsey


279. “I have taken the biggest lesson of all from animals, needless to say, and discovering that living for the day is the way to live. ” ― Jackie Weaver


280. “Life’s lessons are about learning one or more of the values of the Truth.” ~ Mary E McGovern


281. “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. ” – Marilyn Monroe


282. “When life gives you lemons make lemon meringue pie.” – Colleen Houck


283. “We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don't even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It's time to put an end to this. It's time for us to let ourselves be loved.”


284. . “The energy of the mind is the essence of life. ” ― Aristotle


285. “Most important thing in life is learning how to fall. ”― Jeannette Walls


286. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


287. “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” ~ John Wooden


288. “There is a lesson we learn early and harmlessly, or late and traumatically – that there are things we can break that our parents can’t fix.” ~ Robert Breault


289. “It’s always better to be real.” ~ Selena Gomez


290. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. ” ― Shannon L. Alder


291. “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. “ – Ron White


292. “The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. ” — Orison Swett Marden


293. “Sometimes you don’t realize how strong you are until you’re tested. ”― Morgan Rhodes


294. “Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.” ― Ellen DeGeneres


295. “Your believing or not believing in karma has no effect on its existence, nor on its consequences to you. Just as a refusal to believe in the ocean would not prevent you from drowning.” ― F. Paul Wilson,


296. “Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give.” – Shakti Gawain


297. “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


298. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ―C. S. Lewis


299. “One of my biggest lessons in life is, we heal at the speed of our forgiveness. ” ― Romany Malco


300. “If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. ” ― Lev Grossman


301. “When life gives you lemons, take it. Don’t waste food.” – Giselle Marquez


302. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” ~ Albert Einstein


303. “Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.” ― Sakyong Mipham


304. “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes. ” – Roy T. Bennett


305. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” ― Will Rogers


306. “My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others. ” — Niki Taylor


307. “Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.” – Mary Catherine Bateson


308. “Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself. ” ― Aesop


309. “Never sacrifice three things; your family, your heart and your dignity. ”


310. “There is no such thing as failure. It’s a life lesson for future” ~ Invajy


311. “What gets measured gets improved. ”― Robin S. Sharma


312. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ” ― Nelson Mandela


313. “You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. ” – Sue Fitzmaurice


314. “Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts. ” — Nikki Giovanni


315. “No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it.” ― Fernando Pessoa


316. “I always thought that Mario was kind of the bad guy, because if you know about the game, there was supposed to be a back story where Mario was teasing the ape, and the ape stole his girlfriend, and this was kind of karma for Mario, you know?” – Rich Moore


317. “Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. ”


318. “You just can’t let life happen to you; you have to make life happen. ”


319. “Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you. ” ― Dale Carnegie


320. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. ”


321. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” ―Rumi


322. “Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliche, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts. ” — Lisa Ling


323. “The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you. ” ― Peter Shaffer


324. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” ~ Lily Tomlin


325. “The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.” ~ Alfred Adler


326. “So learn your lessons and be thorough with the long road of experience. ” ― Florence Scovel Shinn


327. “Short cuts make long delays. ” ― J. R. R. Tolkien


328. “When something happens and it causes us pain, the pain is there to teach us a lesson. It is not so that we feel pain for the sake of pain. ” – Cave Man


329. “It was on reputedly disreputable Beale Street in Memphis that I had met the warmest, friendliest person I had ever known, that I discovered that all human beings were not mean.”


330. “There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. ” ―Marshall McLuhan


331. “It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. ” — Michelle C. Ustaszeski


332. “They are things in life we don’t want to happen, but have to accept; things we don’t want to know, but have to learn, and people we can’t live without, but have to let go. ”


333. “Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. ” – Kate Anderson


334. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. ” ― J. K. Rowling


335. “Life’s too mysterious to take too serious.” ~ Mary Engelbreit


336. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. ” – Ernie Harwell


337. “Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.” ~ Langston Coleman


338. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react. ” — Tony Robbins


339. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” – Roy T. Bennett


340. “The score never interested me, only the game. – Mae West


341. “So learning to appreciate your lessons, mistakes, and setbacks as stepping-stones to the future is a clear sign you’re moving in the right direction. ” ― Oprah Winfrey


342. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. ” – Robert Frost


343. “Deep into her thirties, Emira would wrestle with what to take from her time at the Chamberlain house. Some days she carried the sweet relief that Briar would learn to become a self-sufficient person. And some days, Emira would carry the dread that if Briar ever struggled to find herself, she’d probably just hire someone to do it for her.”


344. “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. ” ― Nicole Sobon


345. “Life is a long lesson in humility.” – James M. Barrie


346. “There is no tomorrow and there was no yesterday; if you truly want to accomplish your goals you must engulf yourself in today. ” ― Noel DeJesus


347. “One man's fault is another man's lesson.” – Maltese Proverb


348. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. ” – Stephen King


349. “Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now. ” – Thich Nhat Hanh


350. “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” —Kate Winslet


351. “I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. ” – Katie Taylor


352. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


353. “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. ” – Tony Robbins


354. “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” ―Irving Berlin


355. “Train your mind to see the good in everything. Positivity is a choice. The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. ”


356. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. ” — Roy T. Bennett


357. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.”


358. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”


359. “Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands. ”


360. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” ―Eleanor Roosevelt


361. “People only get better with experience if they are willing to learn and understand the lessons that are given to them through the bad times in their lives.” – Jamie Alderton


362. “Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. ” — Al Franken


363. “Life’s lessons are hard but we have all learned ways to cope with tragedy as well as seeing the lessons is what my kids and I now call ‘the storms of life’!” ― Francesco Capozzoli III


364. “The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.” ~ Henry L. Stimson


365. “But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try.” ―Chris Colfer


366. “Someone who really loves you sees what a mess you can be, how moody you can get, how hard you are to handle but still wants you. ”


367. “Don’t waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn’t a blessing – it was a lesson.” – Paula White


368. “Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliche, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts.” ~ Lisa Ling


369. “A learning experience is one of those things that says, ‘You know that thing you just did? Don’t do that.” ― Douglas Adams


370. “Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. ” – Carrie Underwood


371. “My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.” – Niki Taylor


372. “My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. ” — Dr. Marshall Hennington


373. “We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let ourselves be loved. ”


374. “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl


375. “Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” ~ Lao Tzu


376. “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.


377. “Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”


378. “Embrace bad news to learn where you need the most improvement.” ~ Bill Gates


379. “You have to make mistakes to find out who you aren’t. You take the action, and the insight follows: You don’t think your way into becoming yourself. ” — Anne Lamott


380. “What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


381. “Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. ” — Dawson’s Creek


382. We shape our lives


383. “As life’s lessons are learned, spiritual truth emerges.” ~ Eric Alsterberg


384. “Share your knowledge and you become immortal.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


385. “There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” ―Marshall McLuhan


386. “Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


387. “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” ― J.M. Barrie


388. “The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson. ” — Dwayne Johnson


389. “Your past does not equal your future. ” — Anthony Robbins


390. “Solitude is our greatest teacher. ” ― Mimi Novic


391. “Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson.” – Paulo Coelho


392. “The energy of the mind is the essence of life. ” ― Aristotle


393. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching.” - Gerard Way


394. “I wish I were a little kid so I can just take a nap and everyone will be proud of me.”


395. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. ” — Denis Waitley


396. “There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.” ~ Denis Waitley


397. “You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go.” – Drew Gerald


398. “There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle. ” ― Idowu Koyenikan


399. “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen


400. “I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let people fool themselves. They didn’t bother to find out who and what I was. Instead, they would invent a character for me. I wouldn’t argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn’t.” ~ Marilyn Monroe


401. “Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure. ” — Donald Trump


402. “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. ” — Maya Angelou


403. “It’s a wonderful world. You can’t go backwards. You’re always moving forward. It’s the wonderful part about life. And that’s terrific.” ― Harvey Fierstein


404. “As life's lessons are learned, spiritual truth emerges.” – Eric Alsterberg


405. “Every relationship offers one of two things: a lesson or a blessing. In many instances, the lesson is the ultimate blessing.” – Anquanette Gaspard


406. “But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try.” ~ Chris Colfer


407. “Be humble to those who praise you, pleasant to those who honor you, kind to those who cherish you, good to those who love you, and generous to those who adore you. ” – Matshona Dhliwayo


408. “You think you know someone. But mostly you just know what you want to know. ”― Joe Hill


409. “Life is like experiments. The more you try, the better you become.”


410. “Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. ” – Debeena Harris


411. “The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.” – William Hazlitt


412. “Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age.” – Jeanne Moreau


413. “Many times what we perceive as an error or failure is actually a gift. And eventually, we find that lessons learned from that discouraging experience prove to be of great worth. ” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


414. Believe them


415. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Maya Angelou


416. “The book of life teaches you a new lesson when you read it backwards.” ~ Invajy


417. “Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.” – Henry Ford


418. “Life goes on if you’re one of the lucky ones.” ― Judy Blume


419. “There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle. ”― Idowu Koyenikan


420. “Money isn’t everything, but it’s right up there with oxygen. ” ― Rita Davenport


421. “Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival. ” ― Steve Maraboli


422. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ’I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life. ” – Joel Osteen


423. “If at first you don’t succeed then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” ― Steven Wright


424. “If you do not have control over your mouth, you will not have control over your future. ” ― Germany Kent


425. “We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake — a learning experience or a failure. ” — Catherine Pulsifer


426. “Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well, mistakes are exactly the same. ” — Rashard Royster


427. “You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself. ” ― Robin S. Sharma


428. “Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.” ~ Kyle Chandler


429. “Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” ~ Elon Musk


430. “Don’t run from lessons; they are little packages of treasure that have been given to us. As we learn from them, our lives change for the better.” – Louise Hay


431. “Your past does not equal your future. ”– Anthony Robbins


432. “Doubt is wisdom. People are dangerous when they are certain that their cause is just and their facts are right.” ~ Paulo Coelho


433. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ” — Seneca


434. “To suffer without complaint is the only lesson we have to learn in this life. ” ― Vincent Willem van Gogh


435. “There is no wealth but life.” ~ John Ruskin


436. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. ” — Winston Churchill


437. “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana


438. “Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy. ”


439. “It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. ” – Michelle C. Ustaszeski


440. “Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.” – Al Franken


441. “In my life, I have made the occasional catastrophic choice, and it’s just a case of moving on and learning from it.” ― James Nesbitt


442. “My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. ” – Dr. Marshall Hennington


443. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry.” – Walter Hagen


444. “Life is like going to a party – dance even when you don’t feel like it.”


445. “Learning to appreciate those things that aren’t related to success has proved the biggest lesson.” – Chet Faker


446. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”—Confucius


447. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass – It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” ― Vivian Greene


448. “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. “- Forrest Gump


449. “Life teaches you a new lesson every day, if you are attentive enough in the class of life.” ~ Invajy


450. “Some people come in your life as blessings; others come in your life as lessons.” – Mother Teresa


451. “The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you. ”― Peter Shaffer


452. “You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed. ” ― John Irving


453. “Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. ” – Dawson’s Creek


454. “My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.” ~ Niki Taylor


455. “I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me. ” — A. G


456. “So learn your lessons and be thorough with the long road of experience.” ~ Florence Scovel Shinn


457. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. ” — J. P. Morgan


458. “If you want things to change, you need to change and change things.” ― Aiyaz Uddin


459. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. ” — John C. Maxwell


460. “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.” ― Charles Bukowski


461. “There were many ways down Mount Fuji, according to my guidebook, but only one way up. Life lesson in that, I thought.”


462. “Be yourself — everyone else is already taken. ” – Oscar Wilde


463. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” ~ Mark Twain


464. “Short cuts make long delays.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien


465. “On lesson learned – Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.” – African Proverb


466. “A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. ” ― Dan Rather


467. “When you truly understand karma, then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life.” — Keanu Reeves


468. “When patience pans out, you realize you’ve not waited for long. ”― Kwesi Ackah


469. “I can enjoy anywhere, and I can leave it. Life is about moving on.” ― Waris Dirie


470. “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances. ” — Sallie Krawcheck


471. “Life is like trying a Pinterest recipe – it won’t kill you just for missing one step.”


472. “Everything in life is temporary. So if things are going good, enjoy it because it won’t last forever. And if things are going bad, don’t worry. It can’t last forever either. ” — Unknown


473. Take chances, make mistakes


474. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself. ” ― C. JoyBell C


475. “Everything is possible, isn’t it? The world soon teaches one that!” ~ Agatha Christie


476. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss


477. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. ” — Helen Keller


478. “That whore, karma, has finally made her way around, and had just bitch-slapped me right across the face.” – Jennifer Salaiz


479. “Life is like a roller coaster pic – scary at the moment, funny looking back.”


480. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. ” — Herman Hesse


481. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ’I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life. ” — Joel Osteen


482. “I knew after my first lesson what I wanted to do with my life.” ~ Billie Jean King


483. “What a waste my life would be without all the beautiful mistakes I’ve made. ” ― Alice Bag


484. “Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now. ” — Thich Nhat Hanh


485. “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” ~ Maya Angelou


486. “Somedays you eat salad and work out. Somedays you have cupcakes and pizza. It’s called balance.”


487. “The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes.” – Amanda Rose


488. “Knowing Is not enough; We must apply. Wishing Is not enough; We must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


489. “Life is like an elevator – Sometimes it stops. But it’ll move up again.”


490. “One of my biggest lessons in life is, we heal at the speed of our forgiveness.” ~ Romany Malco


491. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and sell it to all of those who get thirsty from complaining.” – Napoleon Hill


492. “Where there is life, there is hope. ”― Alyson Noel


493. “That lesson suggests that in the end, we can only find peace in our human lives by accepting the will of the universe.”


494. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality. ” – Anthony Robbins


495. “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’” ― Hunter S. Thompson


496. “What gets measured gets improved. ” ― Robin S. Sharma


497. “Try to learn to let what is unfair teach you.”


498. “If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


499. “You can’t wait around for something to become good, it either is, or isn’t. ”― Toni Aleo


500. “Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned. ” — Denis Waitley


501. “My life . . . in America had led me to feel . . . that the problem of human unity was more important than bread, more important than physical living itself.”


502. “Forget the past. ” – Nelson Mandela


503. “Don’t wait for a Guru. Your life is your Guru.” ~ Krishna Das


504. “The great courageous act that we must all do is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. ” ― Oprah Winfrey


505. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.” ~ Joe Girard


506. “I learned it by doing it, and I was scared to death. ” — Herb Kelleher


507. “If you can dream it, you can do it. ” – Walt Disney


508. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. ” — Bill Gates


509. “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” ~ Dr. Seuss


510. “In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.” – Charlie Brown


511. “I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey. ” ― David Archuleta


512. “Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. ” — Jackson Kiddard


513. “Use teachable moments as a blueprint for what you should not do in the future. ” ― Germany Kent


514. “When I was growing up I always wanted to be someone. Now I realize I should have been more specific.” ― Lily Tomlin


515. “Listen to what you know instead of what you fear. ” ― Richard Bach


516. “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” – Tony RobbinsCLICK TO TWEET


517. Life is risky


518. “Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.” ― Will Rogers


519. “To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.” – Benjamin Disraeli


520. “The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned.” ~ Albert Einstein


521. “As life’s lessons are learned, spiritual truth emerges. ” ― Eric Alsterberg


522. “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought.” – Matsuo Basho


523. “You don’t have to like someone, but you have to treat them as you wish to be treated. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


524. “Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.”CLICK TO TWEET


525. “No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around. ” — John Green


526. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. ” – Les Brown


527. “When life gives you lemons, make sure you know whose eyes you need to squeeze them in.” – Colleen Hoover


528. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. ” – Roy T. Bennett


529. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson


530. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ” — Martin Luther King Jr


531. “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes. ” – Thomas Edison


532. “In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.” - Charlie Brown


533. “Pause and remember – Every single event in your life, especially the difficult lessons, have made you smarter, stronger, and wiser than you were yesterday. Be thankful!” ~ Jennifer Young


534. “When you share your story and become vulnerable, the ripple effect and the people that you can help along the way is a life lesson.” – Sophie Gregoire Trudeau


535. “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ” — Shel Silverstein


536. “Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. ” — Mary Catherine Bateson


537. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. ”— Guy Finley


538. “One of the most powerful, though difficult, lessons we all need to learn on our spiritual pilgrimage is that even when bad things happen and we do not understand why, we can trust God to be present and working on our behalf.”


539. “If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.”


540. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” ~ Helen Keller


541. “When you suffer in life – be vigilant. Life is trying to teach a lesson.” ~ Invajy


542. “Life moves on and so should we.” ― Spencer Johnson


543. “Be kind to everyone you meet, no matter where they are in life because tomorrow, they might just be the person you need to open the door for you. ”


544. “Pause and remember – Every single event in your life, especially the difficult lessons, have made you smarter, stronger, and wiser than you were yesterday. Be thankful!” – Jennifer Young


545. “The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh. Crying gives me a headache.” ― Marjorie Pay Hinckley


546. “Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. ”– Mandy Hale


547. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein


548. “Everything is possible, isn’t it? The world soon teaches one that!” ― Agatha Christie


549. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. ” — B. Nicole


550. “Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.” ― Chili Davis


551. “If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?” ― George Carlin


552. “At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.” - Benjamin Franklin


553. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. ” — Eleanor Roosevelt


554. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. ” – Roy T. Bennett


555. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” ― Elbert Hubbard


556. “If you don`t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. ” — Jim Rohn


557. “Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. ” – J. K. Rowling


558. “What to do with a mistake – recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. ” — Dean Smith


559. “We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake – a learning experience or a failure. ” – Catherine Pulsifer


560. “A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. ” ― Jodi Picoult


561. “When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade! Make life take the lemons back… What am I supposed to do with these? I demand to see life’s manager…” – J. K. Simmons


562. “How much you can learn when you fail determines how far you will go into achieving your goals. ” ― Roy Bennett


563. “Life is a first impression. You get one shot at it. Make it everlasting.” – J.R. Rim


564. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass…it’s about learning how to dance in the rain!” – Author Unknown


565. “One important thing to consider is that we are born ready to give and receive love, but our life lessons get in the way of experiencing this gift.” – TJ Gibbs


566. “Be kind to everyone you meet, no matter where they are in life because tomorrow, they might just be the person you need to open the door for you.”CLICK TO TWEET


567. “Toast to the lessons not yet learned and to the trials that will teach them.” – Brooke Fraser


568. “When life gives you lemons, learn to juggle.” – James Patterson


569. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West


570. “God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.” - Stanley Lindquist


571. “Being safe doesn’t mean you won’t be sorry. ”― Katerina Stoykova Klemer


572. “I like to think that life lessons are learned and re-learned every day and take on importance at different times in life.” ~ Julianne Malveaux


573. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. ” — Roy T. Bennett


574. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston Churchill


575. “Every struggle is a victory.”


576. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell


577. “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” ― Niels Bohr


578. “Never trust people who smile constantly. They’re either selling something or not very bright.” - Laurell K. Hamilton


579. “This life’s hard, but it’s harder if you’re stupid.” ― George V. Higgins


580. “I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they in turn were my life lessons.” ~ Drew Barrymore


581. “But war is also an incredible teacher — a brutal instructor. We learned lessons in war, written in blood, about sorrow, loss, and pain. ” — Jocko Willink


582. “Focus and simplicity…once you get there, you can move mountains.” ~ Steve Jobs


583. “Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give.” ~ Shakti Gawain


584. “I like Aurora, ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ because she’s just sleeping and looking pretty and waiting for boys to kiss her. Sounds like a good life.” – Ariana Grande


585. “Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. ” ― Erica Jong


586. “I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


587. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein


588. “The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. ” ― Oprah Winfrey


589. “When life gives you lemons you tell life to get a life because lemons are a terrible gift.” – Patrick Schell


590. “To suffer without complaint is the only lesson we have to learn in this life.” ~ Vincent Willem van Gogh


591. “Life's lessons are about learning one or more of the values of the Truth.” – Mary E. McGovern


592. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ” ―Mary Tyler Moore


593. “You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. ” — Maxwell Maltz


594. “Life’s lessons take a lifetime to learn, that’s just how it is in life’s classroom. But as we learn, we teach others. We are all teachers in the school of life. ” ― Olive Steele


595. “Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. ” – Ajaero Tony Martins


596. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”


597. “Maybe it was good that the world forgot every lesson, every good and bad memory, every triumph and failure, all of it dying with each generation. Perhaps this cultural amnesia spared them all. Perhaps if they remembered everything, hope would die instead.”


598. “A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back — you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. ” ― Jodi Picoult


599. “The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced. ” ― Liam Payne


600. “Judge your success by what you had to give up to get it.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


601. “The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced.” – Liam Payne


602. “Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliche, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts.” – Lisa Ling


603. “Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.”– Jonathan Lockwood Huie


604. “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. ” — Abraham Lincoln


605. “Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy. ” ― Erol Ozan


606. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. ” – Seneca


607. “You’re going to be happy,” said Life, “But, first, I’ll make you strong.”


608. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. ” – B. Nicole


609. “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” ~ Maya Angelou


610. “I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.” ~ Groucho Marx


611. “You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha


612. “Sooner or later, a man if he is wise, discovers that life is a mixture of good days and bad, victory and defeat, give and take.” ~ Wilferd Peterson


613. “You see, I read all books on hunting published in English, French, and Russian. I have but one passion in my life, Mr. Rainsford, and it is the hunt.”


614. You are the only creator of your life


615. “Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation.” ― Nia Peeples


616. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react. ” –Tony Robbins


617. “We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are. ” — Oprah Winfrey


618. “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. ”― Joseph Campbell


619. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” - Eleanor Roosevelt


620. “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.” ~ Lao Tzu


621. “Sometimes in life, your situation will keep repeating itself until you learn your lesson.” – Brigitte Nicole


622. “Money isn’t everything, but it’s right up there with oxygen. ”― Rita Davenport


623. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” ― Terry Pratchett


624. “When life gives you lemons, freeze them, and use them to throw at your enemies using some sort of trebuchet.” – Jenny Lawson


625. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.”


626. “There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. ” — Melanie Koulouris


627. “People are more likely to please themselves before attempting to please you. It’s only wise to encourage them to do what makes them happy so that they would eventually seek your own happiness. ”


628. “There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. ” – Melanie Koulouris


629. “Sometimes life’s so much cooler when you just don’t know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet. ” ― Anthony Kiedis


630. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” — Oprah Winfrey


631. “Find someone who makes you realize three things: one, that home is not a place, but a feeling. Two, that time is not measured by a clock, but by moments. And three, that heartbeat is not heard, but felt and shared. ”


632. “Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival. ”― Steve Maraboli


633. “Be tough minded but tenderhearted. ” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr


634. “Yep, we can all learn plenty from each other — even those we think don’t know as much as we do — if we can just set our egos aside. There’s no shortage of lessons. We’re all each others’ students and teachers. ” — John Penberthy


635. “We cannot change the past. We can only take action in the present and, therefore, change the future. ” — Ken Poirot


636. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.”


637. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision. ” – Peter F. Drucker


638. “Most important thing in life is learning how to fall. ” ― Jeannette Walls


639. “The meaning and the purpose behind some events are unknowable. This is the ultimate test of our faith. We must trust that everyone in life is here to learn different lessons at different times, that good and bad experiences are only the perceptions of man. After all, some of your worst experiences have truly been your best. They’ve sculpted you, trained you, developed within you a sensitivity, and set you in a direction that reaches out to impact your ultimate destiny.” ~ Tony Robbins , Life lesson quotes faith


640. “Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want. ” — Heath Ledger


641. “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” ~ Yogi Berra


642. “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” ~ Robin Williams


643. “The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him, and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.” – Henry L. Stimson


644. “A man who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep. ” – Dave Thomas


645. “My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. ” — Anais Nin


646. “If you are still alive, do not lose hope, you can always start anew. ” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


647. “I did as much as I could: raising chickens, pushing an ice-cream cart, bagging walnuts, driving a tractor on a beet farm, working on the railroad. I think this eclectic career helped me a lot in life.” ~ Charles R. Schwab


648. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. ” — Soren Kierkegaard


649. “The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.” – David Russell


650. “You can’t wait around for something to become good, it either is, or isn’t. ” ― Toni Aleo


651. “You just can’t let life happen to you, you have to make life happen. ” ― Idowu Koyenikan


652. “Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds. ” ― Louisa May Alcott


653. “Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”


654. “When life gives you lemons, go to a taco stand.” – Mariana Zapata


655. “If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.” ~ Lev Grossman


656. “When life gives you lemons, you exchange them at the store for something more edible.” – Grace Helbig


657. “The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home.” ~ David O. McKay , Life lesson quotes home


658. “If you do not have control over your mouth, you will not have control over your future. ”


659. “Sometimes just getting through each day requires almost superhuman strength. ” ― Jojo Moyes


660. “Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. ” – Mary Catherine Bateson


661. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ” ― Maya Angelou


662. “It took a long time, but I have learned that you just can’t take anything you want out of life without putting something back in exchange. ” ― Piper Laurie


663. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost


664. “People may not tell you how they feel about you, but they always show you. pay attention. ”


665. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision. ” –


666. “A lesson learned from suffering becomes a lifelong lesson.” ~ Invajy


667. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” ― Allen Saunders


668. “I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action.” ~ Les Brown


669. “Worries don’t change your life. Actions do.”


670. “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.” ~ Irving Berlin


671. “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” ~ Rita Mae Brown


672. “I confess that there is nothing to teach: no religion, no science, no writings which will lead your mind back to Spirit. Today I speak this way, tomorrow that, but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.” ~ Laozi


673. “You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are. ” ― Joss Whedon


674. “Life taught me love is risky. Death taught me to love even more.” – Maxime Legacé


675. “You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.” – Maxwell Maltz


676. “Karma bides its time. You will always have to watch out. Karma is unforgiving and always gets payback.” — Benjamin Bayani


677. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~ John Wooden


678. “Life changes for the better when we realize that we don’t have to know everything and we don’t have to pretend that we do.” ~ Simon Sinek


679. “One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don’t get into public service.” ~ Sean Hannity


680. “The universe does not carry debts. It always returns back to you what you gave it.” ― Drishti Bablani


681. “My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded. ”


682. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. ” – C. S. Lewis


683. “Give out what you most want to come back. ”― Robin S. Sharma


684. “The home is the first and most effective place to learn the lessons of life: truth, honor, virtue, self control, the value of education, honest work, and the purpose and privilege of life. Nothing can take the place of home in rearing and teaching children, and no other success can compensate for failure in the home.” – David O. McKay


685. “Some of life’s best lessons are learned at the worst times.” – Ani DiFranco


686. “The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.” - David Russell


687. “Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”


688. “Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up.” – Roy T. Bennett


689. “In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker


690. “Our life experiences are a result of where our attention takes us.” – Deepak Chopra


691. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


692. “Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the idea of success others expect from you is only painful if that’s what you are seeking. ” — Nassim Nicholas Taleb


693. “You’re never wrong if you love and help people. ” — Maxime Lagacé


694. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson


695. “If we're always looking in the rearview mirror, it's hard to keep our eyes on the road ahead.” - Anonymous


696. “The biggest lesson I had in my life was failure.” ~ Tim Rice


697. “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” - Hans Christian Andersen


698. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. ” — Eleanor Roosevelt


699. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


700. “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror. ” – Byrd Baggett


701. “Life ain’t always beautiful, but it’s a beautiful ride. “-Gary Allan


702. “Things change. Stuff happens. Life goes on.” ― Elizabeth Scott


703. “Life’s lessons are about learning one or more of the values of the Truth. ” ― Mary E McGovern


704. “You can have it all. Just not all at once. ” — Oprah Winfrey


705. “I have taken the biggest lesson of all from animals, needless to say, and discovering that living for the day is the way to live.” ~ Jackie Weaver


706. “I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they in turn were my life lessons. ” ― Drew Barrymore


707. “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” - Sophia Loren


708. “All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific.” - Jane Wagner


709. “Sometimes, someone comes into your life, so unexpectedly, takes your heart by surprise, and changes your life forever. ”


710. “Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. sometimes it’s best to be quiet. ”


711. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon


712. “People spend whole life looking for gurus, trying to learn from the experts, and seeking out those who seemingly have the answers to their questions, but what we often overlook is that the answers are there all along.” ~ Invajy


713. “Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it. ”


714. “Childhood decisions do not have to define you. ” — Selena Gomez


715. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”


716. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” ―Søren Kierkegaard


717. “The biggest lesson I had in my life was failure.” – Tim Rice


718. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ”– Lyndon B. Johnson


719. “It is a lesson we all need – to let alone the things that do not concern us. He has other ways for others to follow Him; all do not go by the same path. It is for each of us to learn the path by which He requires us to follow Him, and to follow Him in that path.” ~ Katharine Drexel


720. “Once we truly know that life is difficult — once we truly understand and accept it — then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters. ” — M. Scott Peck


721. “Volatility and change had been the watchwords of my life. If I had learned anything it was that it’s never the end of the world, no matter how bleak things can be.”


722. “Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.” – Paulo Coelho


723. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams


724. “What I was chasing in circles must have been the tail of the darkness inside me. ” ― Haruki Murakami


725. “If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence. ” ― Shannon L. Alder


726. “I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.” – Drew Barrymore


727. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill


728. “Life’s a university that’ll teach you lessons, regardless of your desire to pass the “class” or not, there is always something else to learn” ~ T. D. Jakes


729. “One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” – Rita Mae Brown


730. “Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.” ~ Frank Sonnenberg


731. “Listen to what you know instead of what you fear. ”― Richard Bach


732. “Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways.” ~ Twyla Tharp


733. “Learning to appreciate those things that aren’t related to success has proved the biggest lesson. ” — Chet Faker


734. “People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on. ” — Bill Cosby


735. “You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. ” ― Jojo Moyes


736. “Never back down from a real challenge. They give the best lessons in life. ” — Lil Wayne


737. “You can only lose what you cling to. ”— Buddha


738. “Time out.”


739. “And I believe that there's a lesson in almost everything that you do and every experience, and getting the lesson is how you move forward.” – Oprah Winfrey


740. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


741. “Between ‘go big or go home’, I choose the latter.“


742. “‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending. ” ― Chico Xavier


743. “Reality continues to ruin my life.” ― Bill Watterson


744. “You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. ” — Drew Gerald


745. “A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.” ~ Dan Rather


746. “The biggest lesson I had in my life was failure. ” — Tim Rice


747. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~ Albert Einstein


748. “When life gives you lemons, throw them back.” – Joe Jonas


749. “Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats.” ~ Voltaire


750. “If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan. ” ― Claire Cook


751. “I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned. ” ― Carrie Underwood


752. “If you’re a really mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop.” – Kurt Cobain


753. “Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard. ” – Dave Mustaine


754. “All humans make mistakes. What determine a person’s character aren’t the mistakes we make. It is how we take those mistakes and turn them into lessons rather than excuses.”


755. “I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned.” ~ Carrie Underwood


756. “And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can’t ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it’s already happened.” ~ Douglas Coupland


757. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. ” — C. S. Lewis


758. “Be perfect? Not today.”


759. “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It is the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln


760. “Life's lessons take a lifetime to learn, that's just how it is in life's classroom. But as we learn, we teach others. We are all teachers in the school of life.” – Olive Steele


761. “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. ” ― Joseph Campbell


762. “Embrace your journey and look for the lessons. Believe in divine timing and know that what’s for you will not pass you.”


763. “Sometimes you don’t realize how strong you are until you’re tested.” ~ Morgan Rhodes


764. “Every fault made is another valuable lesson learned.” ~ Kaylee Stepkoski


765. Be better and do better


766. “The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


767. “People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on. ” – Bill Cosby


768. “Cupcakes are muffins that believe in miracles.”


769. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past. ”– Dan Brown


770. “Life’s too short to regret for not doing what we love. ”― Rafsan Al Musawver


771. “Life is not a fairy tale. You lose your shoe at midnight, you’re drunk.”


772. “Jock had many things to learn besides the lessons he got from me- the lessons of experience which nobody could teach him.”


773. “Our lives are full of separations that shake us up, force us to attend to our emotional selves and to learn new ways of being in the world. Although many of our losses are painful, they encourage our gains. The lesson life is trying to teach us is that, regardless of the challenges and changes in the physical world, we will abide in peace by aligning ourselves with our inner changelessness. The power of God in us is more than equal to any moment-no matter what it brings. We live in a loving, supportive universe that is always saying yes to us.” ~ Susan L. Taylor


774. “Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly. ” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr


775. “When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back.” – Bill Watterson


776. “People tend to complicate their own lives as if living weren’t already complicated enough. ”― Carlos Ruiz Zafón


777. “But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try. ”― Chris Colfer


778. “Just a reminder, what other people think of you is none of your business. ” ― Ze Frank


779. “Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.” ― Woody Allen


780. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein


781. “In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. ” – Toba Beta


782. “You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. ” — Sue Fitzmaurice


783. “If at first you don’t succeed, quit. When life gives you lemons, quit. When the going gets tough, the tough just quit.” – Jim Rome


784. “Here’s the life lesson I’ve learned, Fifi: Some people are born to play the hero, and some are born to play the bad guy. Fighting your destiny only makes life harder than it needs to be. Besides, people remember the villain long after they’ve forgotten the hero.” ~ Susan Elizabeth Phillips


785. “In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” ~ Tom Bodett


786. “I don’t think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it. ”― Douglas Coupland


787. “Avoid doing the same you always do or the day will fill like an incoming tide. ” – Allan Jenkins


788. You can’t please everyone


789. “Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” ~ Denis Waitley


790. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Gandhi


791. “Over the years I've come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you've learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well, mistakes are exactly the same.” – Rashad Royster


792. “There’s beauty in pain, and everyone experiences it – and it’s a lesson.” ~ Wynter Gordon


793. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. ”


794. “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost


795. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. ”– Raymond Lindquist


796. “You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page. ” – Tori Amos


797. “You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. ” – Drew Gerald


798. “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. ” ― Haruki Murakami


799. “Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.”―Paulo Coelho


800. “If you are still alive, do not lose hope, you can always start anew. ”― Lailah Gifty Akita


801. “I’m grateful for every scar, some pages turned, some bridges burned, but there were lessons learned” ~ Carrie Underwood


802. “We cannot change the past. We can only take action in the present and, therefore, change the future. ” – Ken Poirot


803. “I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me. ” – A. G


804. “To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


805. “You can’t live an exceptional life by being “normal.”” – Nick Maley


806. “Forget the past. ” — Nelson Mandela


807. “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” ― Kurt Vonnegut Jr.


808. “It’s never too late to reinvent yourself. ” — Marc Russell Scarioni


809. “Avoid doing the same you always do or the day will fill like an incoming tide. ” — Allan Jenkins


810. “The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes. ” — Amanda Rose


811. “Life is just one small piece of light between two eternal darknesses.” ― Vladimir Nabokov


812. “To love someone who blames you for no reason shows that you have learned the art of living.” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


813. “Don’t change your principles to make them fit into another person’s mold. ”― Cinderella


814. “Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. ” — Steve Maraboli


815. “Knowing when to forgive yourself and correct yourself is a blessing. ” – Angel Moreira


816. “Don’t run from lessons; they are little packages of treasure that have been given to us. As we learn from them, our lives change for the better.” ~ Louis Hay


817. “Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are. ” ― Turcois Ominek


818. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


819. “The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson.” – Dwayne Johnson


820. “How hurtful it can be to deny one’s true self and live a life of lies just to appease others. ” ― June Ahern


821. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. ” — Roy T. Bennett


822. “Life teaches us to make good use of time and time teaches us the value of life.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


823. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. ” — Raymond Lindquist


824. “Mark my words; someday she’ll get what’s coming to her. Karma’s a bigger bitch than she is.” – Kathleen Brooks


825. “You can only lose what you cling to. ” — Buddha


826. “You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.”


827. “Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


828. “To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big. ” – Aristotle Onassis


829. “Failure teaches you everything — you learn nothing from success. ” ― George Clooney


830. “If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.” – Johnny Carson


831. “There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.” ~ Judith McNaught


832. “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. ”– Alexander Graham Bell


833. “Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience.” – Kate Anderson


834. “Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. ” — Kate Anderson


835. “For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life – the lesson of your utter insignificance.” ~ Joseph Brodsky


836. “Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There’s no better rule. ” — Charles Dickens


837. “When life gives you lemons, say, ‘Cool, what else you got?’” ― Carmen in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants


838. “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. ” — Rita Mae Brown


839. “It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson.” ~ Michelle C. Ustaszeski


840. “You can build your own things that other people can use. And once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.” ~ Steve Jobs


841. “My biggest life lesson is that money cannot buy happiness.” ~ Jake T. Austin


842. “Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” – Mary Oliver


843. “My biggest lesson in becoming a woman is to really love what I’ve been given.” ~ Lyndsy Fonseca


844. “When life gives you lemons, sell them, and buy a pineapple. How to better your life 101.” – Davin Turney


845. “Remember that winners do what losers don’t want to do. ” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr


846. “Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. ” – Roy T. Bennett


847. “Give out what you most want to come back. ” ― Robin S. Sharma


848. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


849. “The biggest lesson I’ve learned is that hurt people hurt people, and kindness is just as contagious. So if you can focus your efforts on engineering kindness, it will prevail.” ~ Whitney Wolfe Herd


850. “People only get better with experience if they are willing to learn and understand the lessons that are given to them through the bad times in their lives. ” ― Jamie Alderton


851. “All you have to do is pay attention: lessons always arrive when you are ready.” ~ Paulo Coelho


852. “Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about. ” — Lindsay Fox


853. “Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways. ” ― Twyla Tharp


854. “When patience pans out, you realize you’ve not waited for long. ” ― Kwesi Ackah


855. “Plans are invitation to disappointment.” ― Derek Landy


856. “One thing I’ve learned about people is that the easiest way to get them to like you is to shut up and let them do the talking.”


857. “The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.” ~ Orison Swett Marden


858. “There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle.” – Idowu Koyenikan


859. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”


860. “Afterall, life goes on.” ― Magicalline


861. “Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. ” – Og Mandino


862. “And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius


863. “There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle.” ~ Idowu Koyenikan


864. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. ”― Roy T. Bennett


865. “The biggest lesson I learned from my dad is to support children even if they’re doing something that is unorthodox.” ~ Tony Hawk


866. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ” – Seneca


867. “Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.”


868. “I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me.” ―Harland Sanders


869. “Life is like an ice-cream. Enjoy it before it melts.”


870. “Knowing when to forgive yourself and correct yourself is a blessing. ” — Angel Moreira


871. “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” ― Albert Einstein


872. “Don’t bite off more than you can chew because nobody looks attractive spitting it back out. ” ― Carroll Bryant


873. “The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced.” ~ Liam Payne


874. “Peace is something you’ll never experience if you keep letting things you can’t control, control you. Let it go. ”


875. “One important thing to consider is that we are born ready to give and receive love, but our life lessons get in the way of experiencing this gift. ” ― TJ Gibbs


876. “Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. ” — Carrie Underwood


877. “Do not take life too seriously. You never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard


878. “According to science, you start off as coal and you end up as coal. Maybe that was the real-life lesson.”

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