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1,000 Inspirational Thoughts On Life To Motivate You (2023)

1. “Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.” —Sarah Louise Delany


2. “Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso


3. “I have chosen to be happy because it’s good for my health.” — Voltaire


4. If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?” —Lee Strasberg


5. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” — W.P. Kinsella


6. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” — Maya Angelou


7. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” — Winnie the Pooh


8. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”


9. Embrace uncertainty.


10. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi


11. “The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.”


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


13. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” —Allen Saunders (January 1957)


14. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”


15. “There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.” ~ Ranata Suzuki


16. “O excellent! I love long life better than figs.”


17. I believe that nothing in life is unimportant every moment can be a beginning. — John McLeod


18. “Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.” — Buddha


19. “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein


20. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank


21. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. -Thomas Jefferson


22. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”― Lewis Carroll


23. “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.” —Buddhist Proverb


24. “And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?”


25. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou


26. “I have nothing to lose but something to gain.” – Eminem


27. “A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.” – Richard Nixon


28. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” ~ C.S. Lewis


29. “You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.” — Bonnie Prudden


30. “Life has no remote….get up and change it yourself!”― Mark A. Cooper


31. “Never let your emotions overpower your intelligence.” – Drake


32. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”— Maya Angelou


33. “Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller


34. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” ― Henry David Thoreau


35. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”


36. “Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness.” —Bill McCartney


37. “Your name from hence immortal life shall have,


38. Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale. -Hans Christian Andersen


39. The purpose of our lives is to be happy. — Dalai Lama


40. “Every strength is also a weakness. The opposite is true as well.” ~ Neil Strauss


41. “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” – Carl Jung


42. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ~ Babe Ruth


43. “There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.” — Buddha


44. “And this our life, exempt from public haunt,


45. “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” —Harry Ruby (June 1952)


46. “Success comes from having dreams that are bigger than your fears.” ~ Bobby Unser


47. “Life is in ourselves and not in the external.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky


48. “Could I have been anyone other than me?” ~ Dave Matthews


49. “Your life as a teacher begins the day you realize that you are always a learner.”


50. “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” — Jim Carey


51. “Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” Helen Keller


52. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” – Diane Von Furstenberg


53. “The little things mean the most.”


54. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” ~ Michael John Bobak


55. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” — Mark Twain


56. “Life is a divine adventure.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


57. “I rebel; therefore I exist.” ~ Albert Camus


58. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


59. “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,


60. “Don’t wait for others to bring the change. Be the change and bring the change.” ― Invajy


61. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Mahatma Gandhi


62. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein


63. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde


64. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” ―Cormac McCarthy


65. “It hurt because it mattered.” – John Green


66. “May you live every day of your life.” – Jonathan Swift


67. There are no regrets in life, just lessons. — Jennifer Aniston


68. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo


69. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” — Mark Twain


70. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” ~Joe Kennedy


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


72. In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit. — Anne Frank


73. “Out, out, brief candle!


74. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” — Grandma Moses


75. The best way to predict your future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln


76. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.” — Joshua Wisenbaker


77. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville


78. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” —Ruth Gordo


79. The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. —Frank Lloyd Wright


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


81. “A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” ~ Henrik Ibsen


82. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt


83. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” —Dolly Parton


84. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” —Napoleon Hill


85. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” – Maya Angelou


86. Get busy living or get busy dying. — Stephen King


87. “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” — John Barrymore


88. If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor. -Eleanor Roosevelt


89. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein


90. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem


91. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


92. “Life is short and you’ve got to get the most out of it.”


93. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.” — Oprah Winfrey


94. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis


95. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” — Maya Angelou


96. “Because when you stop and look around this life is pretty amazing.”


97. “Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.” — Saul Bellow


98. There are no mistakes, only opportunities. —Tina Fey


99. “As long as the world is turning, we’re going to be dizzy.” —Mel Brooks (January 2008)


100. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” – Charles Dickens


101. “We love the things we love for what they are.” – Robert Frost


102. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”


103. “Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.” – Emily Dickinson


104. “There is no truth. There is only perception.” ~ Gustave Flaubert


105. “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” – Seneca


106. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” — Tony Robbins


107. “Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.” – Anne Hathaway


108. “Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” ~ Martin Heidegger


109. “Mistakes are proof that you are trying.” – Unknown


110. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


111. “If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.” – Toni Morrison


112. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I'm possible!' -Audrey Hepburn


113. “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” Matt Cameron


114. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” — Maya Angelou


115. “None are so brave as the anonymous.” —K.K. Steincke (June 1957)


116. “Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.” — Buddha


117. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller


118. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


119. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” — Lucille Ball


120. “He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.” — Confucius


121. “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William Arthur Ward


122. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ”~ Robert Schuller


123. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” — Rosa Parks


124. “I have never been hurt by what I have not said.” – Calvin Coolidge


125. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa


126. “Life is short, time is fast, no replay, no rewind, so enjoy every moment as it comes.”


127. “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson


128. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” — T.S. Eliot


129. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg


130. “Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.” – Edward Abbey


131. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” ~ John C. Maxwell


132. It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. —J. K. Rowling


133. “Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.”― Roy T. Bennett


134. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson


135. Your image isn’t your character. Character is what you are as a person. — Derek Jeter


136. Put one foot in front of the other.


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


138. “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ Lolly Daskal


139. “There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.”


140. “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” —Steven Wright (December 1984)


141. “Belief creates the actual fact.” — William James


142. “In order to write about life first you must live it.”– Ernest Hemingway


143. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. -Confucius


144. “Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind.” – Mick Jagger


145. “If you can change your mind, you can change your life.”― William James


146. “We all create fictions to hide our pain.” — The Lazarus


147. “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”― Henry David Thoreau


148. “I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it.” — Simone Biles


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


150. “Learning is a weightless treasure you can always carry easily.” – Chinese Proverb


151. “I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.” —Doug Hutchison


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


153. “Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks


154. “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” ~ Ashley Montagu


155. “The temptation of the age is to look good without being good.”― Brennan Manning


156. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut


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


158. “Spread love everywhere you go.” ~ Mother Teresa


159. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Elvis Presley


160. “The biggest asset in the world is your mindset.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


161. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”


162. “Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.” —Malcolm S. Forbes (November 1972)


163. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


164. “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” – Henry David Thoreau


165. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farraj Gray


166. “The time is always right to do what is right.” — Martin Luther King Jr.


167. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” ―Charles Bukowski


168. “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”


169. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


170. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


171. The purpose of our lives is to be happy. -Dalai Lama


172. “The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ― Walt Disney


173. “The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius


174. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”


175. “Greed is envy with its sleeves rolled up.” —George F. Will (February 1990)


176. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


177. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” —Melissa McCarthy


178. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings


179. “Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.” — Arthur Rimbaud


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


181. “It is not the length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


182. “Do not wait for the perfect time and place to enter, for you are already onstage.” —Unknown


183. ‘It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” — Herman Melville


184. “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” ~ Jim Rohn


185. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth


186. “Normal people can become very annoying if put in annoying situations.”― Jessica Park


187. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ~ Mark Twain


188. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau


189. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel


190. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi


191. “The average men consume. The wise create.” — Maxime Lagacé


192. “Give light and people will find the way.” — Ella Baker


193. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” ~ Buddha


194. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”― Thomas A. Edison


195. “Love is a verb. Love — the feeling — is a fruit of love, the verb.” — Stephen Covey


196. “Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” – Edgar Cayce


197. Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford


198. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso


199. “Give my love fame faster than Time wastes life,


200. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw


201. “Life is short it is up to you to make it sweet.” — Sarah Louise


202. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”― Beverly Sills


203. “The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.” – Oscar Wilde


204. Stop living on autopilot.


205. “Life is too short for long term grudges.” — Elon Musk


206. Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully. — Albert Camus


207. I like criticism. It makes you strong. — LeBron James


208. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” – Princess Diana


209. “To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.” — Mary Oliver


210. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” — Henry Ford


211. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. -Florence Nightingale


212. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” — Khalil Gibran


213. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”


214. “Lead from the heart, not the head.” – Princess Diana


215. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou


216. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama


217. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett


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


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


220. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. -Beverly Sills


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


222. “We are such stuff as dreams are made on and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”


223. “Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” – John Ruskin


224. “Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren


225. Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. -Alexander Graham Bell


226. “The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.” – Oscar Wilde


227. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown


228. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi


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


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


231. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ―A.A. Milne


232. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass


233. “To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.” —Dorothy West


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


235. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” — Vince Lombardi


236. “Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” — Chris Grosser


237. “Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.” – J.K. Rowling


238. “Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.” – Will Rogers


239. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass


240. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney


241. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” — Anais Nin


242. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


243. “I bear a charmed life.”


244. “Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.” – Johnny Depp


245. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee


246. “Time is long but life is short.”


247. “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” — Benjamin Franklin


248. “Try to enjoy the great festival of life with other men!” – Epictetus


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


250. “Knowledge is what enables one to be wrong.”― Mike Higton


251. “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” Elbert Hubbard


252. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


253. “Live simply so that others may simply live.” — Mahatma Gandhi


254. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill


255. “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw


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


257. “Being alive every day is enough blessing to celebrate every day.” — Terry Mark


258. “Stay foolish to stay sane.” – Maxime Lagacé


259. “Begin at once to live and count each day as a separate life.” — Seneca


260. “Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” — Dalai Lama


261. “Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” — Japanese Proverb


262. “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” —Sonia Sotomayor


263. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” — David Wilkerson


264. “Don’t say you can’t until you prove you can’t.” —Les Paul (June 1957)


265. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. -Aristotle


266. “Whatever your lot in life, build something on it.” —Home Life (November 1972)


267. “This day I breathed first: time is come round,


268. “Happiness is a choice, a repetitive one.” — Akilnathan Logeswaran


269. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S. Eliot


270. “Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.” — Mallika Tripathi


271. “Live for each second without hesitation.” — Elton John


272. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ~ Herman Melville


273. I failed my way to success. -Thomas Edison


274. I would rather die of passion than of boredom. -Vincent van Gogh


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


276. “Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” — Oprah Winfrey


277. “The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” ― William James


278. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss


279. “Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne


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


281. “You do not find the happy life. You make it.”— Camilla Eyring Kimball


282. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis


283. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”


284. “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


285. If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. -Steve Jobs


286. “If I’m gonna tell a real story, I’m gonna start with my name.” – Kendrick Lamar


287. Life is about making an impact, not making an income. — Kevin Kruse


288. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins


289. “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”― Albert Einstein


290. “May the clouds in your life be only a background for a lovely sunset.” – Irish Saying


291. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes


292. “We become what we think about” – Earl Nightingale


293. “When one has a grateful heart, life is so beautiful.” — Roy T. Bennett


294. Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. -Albert Einstein


295. “As soon as you’ll realize it was a gift, you’ll be free.” — Maxime Lagacé


296. “Nothing thicker than a knife’s blade separates happiness from melancholy.”― Virginia Woolf


297. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” ~ Tony Robbins


298. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln


299. Turn your wounds into wisdom. — Oprah Winfrey


300. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle


301. “I live a beautiful life with fewer things—simple, yet full.” – Laurie Buchanan, PhD


302. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” — Kahlil Gibran


303. “Every villain is a hero in his own mind.”― Tom Hiddleston


304. “Your life only gets better when you get better.”- Brian Tracy


305. “See the small things that nobody else notices.”


306. “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”


307. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


308. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~ Napoleon Hill


309. “What matters most in life is often invisible.” — Duane Elgin


310. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” — Bruce Lee


311. Fill your time with the things you love.


312. “A man can die but once.”


313. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw


314. “A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen


315. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one”. – Dolly Parton.


316. Try new things.


317. “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” – Nathan Hale


318. “Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.”― Sun Tzu


319. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. -Les Brown


320. You become what you believe. -Oprah Winfrey


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


322. “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” – Robert A. Heinlein


323. “No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” ~ Carl Jung


324. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln


325. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden


326. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. – Anais Nin


327. “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela


328. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” — Buddha


329. Every moment is a fresh beginning. —T.S. Eliot


330. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ~ Oscar Wilde


331. “Reading is to the mind, as exercise is to the body.” – Brian Tracy


332. “The narrower the mind the broader the statement.” —Ted Cook (February 1940)


333. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin


334. “Mine honour is my life; both grow in one:


335. “Learn to live with less so that you appreciate more.” – James Ryan


336. “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – William Faulkner


337. Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart. — Seneca


338. “A great man is always willing to be little.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


339. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith


340. “Whatever you do, do it well”. – Walt Disney


341. “We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.”


342. “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” — Malcolm Forbes


343. “Who are you to judge the life I live?


344. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” ~ Jim Ryun


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


346. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu


347. An unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates


348. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


349. It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. -Herman Melville


350. “There is a wisdom of the head, and… there is a wisdom of the heart.” ~ Charles Dickens


351. “People living deeply have no fear of death.” — Anaïs Nin


352. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” — Omar Khayyam


353. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


354. “Life is a series of baby steps.” — Hoda Kotb


355. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. —Dr. Seuss


356. The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. -Colin R. Davis


357. “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” —H. Jackson Brown Jr.


358. “Life is a shuttle.”


359. “We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca


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


361. “A dream is what makes people love life even when it is painful”


362. “Reality is such an elusive concept.” ― Laura Gilfillan


363. “There where my fortune lives, there my life dies.”


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


365. Life is a long lesson in humility. -James M. Barrie


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


367. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” ~ Michael Korda


368. Try your best.


369. “The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” — Bertrand Russell


370. “The best revenge is massive success.” — Frank Sinatra


371. “I am on a wonderful journey. I am discovering myself, my real self.”


372. “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” Scott Hamilton


373. Life is made of ever so many partings welded together. -Charles Dickens


374. The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well. -John D. Rockefeller Jr.


375. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt


376. “Those who cling to perceptions and views wander the world offending people.” — Buddha


377. “The sands are number’d that make up my life;


378. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” – R. Brault


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


380. Choose a positive perspective.


381. “Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.”― Henry David Thoreau


382. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.”― Lao Tzu


383. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” — Abraham Lincoln


384. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”


385. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder


386. “And in the end, it’s not the years in a life it’s the life in the years.” — Abraham Lincoln


387. “Never cheat in the relationships… if you don’t like a relationship, just end it.” ~ Invajy


388. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” — Hermann Hesse


389. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy


390. Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. -D. H. Lawrence


391. “Fortune and love favor the brave.” — Ovid


392. “If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?”― Rumi


393. “I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.”― Haruki Murakami


394. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey


395. “The most sincere compliment we can pay is attention.” —Walter Anderson (October 1987)


396. “Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” ~ Anne Frank


397. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”


398. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius


399. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt


400. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe


401. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” ~ Confucius


402. “Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.” ―John Wooden


403. “Give that which gave thee life unto the worms.”


404. “Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.” – Martin H. Fischer


405. “Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue.” —Franklin P. Jones (October 1979)


406. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickinson


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


408. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” — Will Rogers


409. “The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


410. “If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself.” ~ Rumi


411. “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.” — Danny Kaye


412. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. —Mahatma Gandhi


413. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” — Herman Hesse


414. “There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.”


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


416. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” ~ Stephen King


417. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. —Dolly Parton


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


419. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ~ Aristotle.


420. “Sometimes people are beautiful.


421. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”


422. “Decisions without actions are worthless.” – W. Clement Stone


423. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”


424. “If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.” – Tony Gaskins


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


426. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ~ Omar Khayyam


427. “Success breeds confidence.” ― Beryl Markham


428. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” — John Lennon


429. “Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.” — Unknown


430. “I still close my eyes and go home—I can always draw from that.” —Dolly Parton (August 2008)


431. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” – C. S. Lewis


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


433. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” —Billie Jean King


434. “Do anything, but let it produce joy.” — Walt Whitman


435. “The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.”


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


437. “One must learn to live, I practice every day.” – Ingmar Bergman


438. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin


439. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”


440. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


441. “Things don’t have to change the world to be important.” – Steve Jobs


442. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


443. “Not until we are lost, do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau


444. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”


445. Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. — John Lennon


446. “To err is human; to refrain from laughing, humane.” —Lane Olinghouse (January 1970)


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


448. “I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.”


449. “You are your best thing.” — Toni Morrison


450. “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali


451. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” — Arthur Rubinstein


452. “Fear is forward. No one is afraid of yesterday.” ~ Renata Adler


453. “Change the world by being yourself.” – Amy Poehler


454. “Rise above the storm, and you will find the sunshine.” — Mario Fernandez


455. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


456. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” ~ Helen Keller


457. “If you have nothing in life but a good friend, you’re rich.”― Michelle Kwan


458. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran


459. You only pass through this life once, you don't come back for an encore. — Elvis Presley


460. “I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself.” — Zendaya


461. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —E.E. Cummings


462. “Life is a gamble at terrible odds—if it was a bet, you wouldn’t take it.” – Tom Stoppard


463. “Live with no sense of ‘mine,’ not forming attachment to experiences.” — Buddha


464. “The healthiest response to life is joy.” — Deepak Chopra


465. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. — Mae West


466. “So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,


467. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” – Maori proverb


468. “Because you are alive, everything is possible.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


469. “Keep calm and carry on.” — Winston Churchill


470. Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway. — Anonymous


471. “If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill


472. “Could I have been anyone other than me?”― Dave Matthews


473. “When you love what you have, you have everything you need.”


474. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” ~Rick Riordan


475. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


476. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler


477. “When we are born, we cry, that we are come


478. “Kill them with success and bury them with a smile.” – Leonardo Di Caprio


479. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


480. Do things that make you happy.


481. “You can tell a pioneer by the arrows in his back.” – Beverly Rubik


482. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” ―Walt Disney


483. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” — Aristotle


484. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” — Mark Twain


485. “O gentlemen, the time of life is short!


486. “It always seems impossible until it's done.” – Nelson Mandela


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


488. Live for each second without hesitation. — Elton John


489. “Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care and celebrate.” – Amit Ray


490. “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” – Albert Schweitzer


491. “Don’t miss out on something that could be great just because it could also be difficult.”


492. Get comfortable with the unknown.


493. “He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much;


494. “Being happy never goes out of style.” — Lily Pulitzer


495. “Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” — Edgar Allan Poe


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


497. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” ~ Dalai Lama


498. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” ― Jim Ryun


499. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


500. “After all, life is too short to be anything but happy.” — Karl Marx


501. “Imagine your life is perfect in every respect; what would it look like?” – Brian Tracy


502. “Character develops itself in the stream of life.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


503. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.”― Thomas Edison


504. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill


505. Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. — Confucius


506. “If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky


507. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ~ Mark Twain


508. “Don’t die with your music still in you.” — Wayne Dyer


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


510. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” — Confucius


511. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean


512. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ~ John D. Rockefeller


513. “Everything you can imagine is real.”


514. Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. -Vince Lombardi


515. “Make sure your worst enemy is not living between your own two ears…”― Nitya Prakash


516. “So weary with disasters, tugg’d with fortune,


517. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” – Dalai Lama


518. “Mistakes don’t make relationships as weak as misunderstandings.” ~ Invajy


519. “Love is a friendship set to music.” — Joseph Campbell


520. “Change the game, don’t let the game change you.” – Macklemore


521. “Don’t look for big things, just do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa


522. “If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.” — Benjamin Franklin


523. You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. ― George Clooney


524. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey


525. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West


526. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Kahlil Gibran


527. “Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.” — Jack Kerouac


528. “Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” – Martin Heidegger


529. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”


530. “Accept who you are. Unless you’re a serial killer.” — Ellen DeGeneres


531. “Some people come in your life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.”


532. “No one can decide what someone else should do with their life.” — Makarov Dreyar


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


534. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”- Mahatma Ghandi


535. “I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.” —Don Cheadle


536. “Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.” — Urijah Faber


537. “If you obey all the rules, you’ll miss all the fun.” — Katharine Hepburn


538. “A life without cause is a life without effect.” — Barbarella


539. “It may be that those who do most, dream most.” – Stephen Butler Leacock


540. When you cease to dream you cease to live. —Malcolm Forbes


541. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.” ― John Green


542. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” — Honore de Balzac


543. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. -Babe Ruth


544. “Life is what happens to you when you’re making other plans.” –


545. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ―Mortimer J. Adler


546. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Albert Einstein


547. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi


548. “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” — Victor Hugo


549. “Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.” – Voltaire


550. “It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.” ― James Cash Penney


551. “Be where you are; otherwise, you will miss your life.” — Buddha


552. “I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness.”


553. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


554. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. -Napoleon Hill


555. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”– C.S. Lewis


556. “Sometimes I wonder if any of us are cut out for the lives we lead.”― Rebecca Wells


557. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.”― Cesare Pavese


558. The unexamined life is not worth living. — Socrates


559. “Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.” ~ Victor Hugo


560. “The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson


561. “Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.” — John Heywood


562. “Life is too deep for words, so don’t try to describe it, just live it.” — C. S. Lewis


563. I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. -Estee Lauder


564. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” — Kevin Kruse


565. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


566. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein


567. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi


568. “There are no mistakes, only opportunities.” — Tina Fey


569. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” ~ Margaret Thatcher


570. “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” — Seneca


571. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” – Gerard Way


572. “Man is not made to understand life, but to live it.” ― George Santayana


573. “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”― Wayne W. Dyer


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


575. “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth


576. “All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.” – Baruch Spinoza


577. “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu


578. “If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.” – Beyoncé


579. “Don’t wait for others to bring the change. Be the change and bring the change.” ~ Invajy


580. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende


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


582. “A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world.” – Atticus


583. “Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality” — Les Brown


584. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” – Lucille Ball


585. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.” Rosa Parks


586. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”


587. “Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” ― Keri Russell


588. “A person without regrets is a nincompoop.” — Mia Farrow


589. “Morality is only moral when it is voluntary.” —Lincoln Steffens (February 1965)


590. “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” —Robert Frost (March 1959)


591. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” ~ Coco Chanel


592. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” — Stephen Chbosky


593. “Always seek beauty to create a beautiful like.”


594. “In the circle of life there is no top, no corner, and no straight lines.” – Mike Dolan


595. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw


596. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


597. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” —Duke Ellington (October 1984)


598. Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear. -George Addair


599. “We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.”— Lauryn Hill


600. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” ~ Farrah Gray


601. “Though well we may not pass upon his life


602. “A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” – Benjamin Franklin


603. “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” – Harper Lee


604. “You can’t be hesitant about who you are.” — Viola Davis


605. “If you have to introduce yourself then understand that success is still far away.” ~ Invajy


606. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin


607. “The love we give away is the only love we keep.” — Elbert Hubbard


608. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.” ―Jason Fried


609. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain


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


611. Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. -John Lennon


612. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan


613. “The future belongs to the competent. Get good, get better, be the best!” – Brian Tracy


614. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” —Og Mandino


615. “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down”― Charlie Chaplin


616. “The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” – Ferdinand Foch


617. “Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” ― Michael Jordan


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


619. Spend your time wisely.


620. “The ultimate productivity hack is saying no.” – James Clear


621. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills


622. “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb


623. “I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living.” – Steven Spielberg


624. “Why, what should be the fear?


625. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington


626. “So wise so young, they say, never do live long.”


627. “I don’t need it to be easy, I need it to be worth it.” – Lil Wayne


628. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts”


629. “I cannot tell what you and other men


630. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde


631. “To see what is right and not do is a lack of courage.” – Confucius.


632. “Sometimes the questions are complicated, and the answers are simple.” ~ Dr. Seuss


633. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman


634. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.” – Kurt Cobain


635. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”


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


637. “No day in which you learn something is a complete loss.” —David Eddings (May 1997)


638. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.”


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


640. “Tomorrow is now.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


641. “Life has no limitations; except the ones you make.” — Les Brown


642. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. -Vidal Sassoon


643. “‘Don’t worry’ makes a better motto when you add ‘others.'” —Columbia Record (May 1925)


644. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam


645. “Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear.”― Joshua Wisenbaker


646. “Let life be short: else shame will be too long.”


647. “Nothing happens unless first we dream.” – Carl Sandburg


648. “If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself.” — Rumi


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


650. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. – Omar Khayyam


651. Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. -Albert Einstein


652. Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life. -John Wooden


653. Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” — Seneca


654. “Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.” —Gordon B. Hinckley


655. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ Aristotle


656. “Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.” —Erica Jong (January 2008)


657. Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby. — George Bernard Shaw


658. “Constant use will wear out anything—especially friends.” —Warren Hull (December 1957)


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


660. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde


661. “Life no longer than thy love will stay,