Uplifting Life Quotes to Inspire You

Looking for beautiful life quotes? Here's a great collection of quotes about life that emphasizes the importance of living one's life as fully as possible.

We only live once. During the down days, if you choose to keep in mind that you probably have more chances than others, more things to be thankful for than others, and more time to live on this Earth than others, you'd be reminded that your life is indeed very precious.

You are a special woman and you are here with a path to travel. There's many people who are grateful for you and you might not realize about that. Life needs you and that's because life has given you a path that only you can travel, and no one else will do.

Life is really short and instead of being burdened by the heavy "shoulds" and "could have beens", perhaps it's really time to have the courage to make more mistakes, be sillier, and travel lighter for the rest of your life.

Wishing you a purposeful life filled with abundance! Enjoy these life quotes!




All life is an experiment.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
-- Havelock Ellis

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.
-- Henry Van Dyke

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
-- William James

Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out alive.
-- Bugs Bunny

Don't cry because its over, smile because it happened.
-- Dr. Seuss

Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.
-- From Vanilla Sky

Few of us write great novels; all of us live them.
-- Mignon McLaughlin

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin--real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
-- Alfred D. Souza

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche

Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't.
-- Richard Bach

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
-- Annie Dillard

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
-- Elwyn Brooks White

I count life just a stuff
To try the soul's strength on.
-- Robert Browning

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

It is not length of life, but depth of life.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
-- Marcel Proust

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
-- George Bernard Shaw

Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.
-- Martin H. Fischer

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it.
-- Mother Teresa

Life is just a chance to grow a soul.
-- A. Powell Davies

Life is like a hot bath. It feels good while you're in it, but the longer you stay in, the more wrinkled you get.
-- Robbert Oustin

Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.
-- Don Miguel Ruiz

Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, champagne in one hand - strawberries in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOOHOO - What a Ride!"
-- Attributed to an octogenarian named Mavis Leyrer, of Seattle

Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.
-- Alan Bennett

Life is the sum of all your choices.
-- Albert Camus

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
-- Grandma Moses

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance.
-- Author Unknown

Live with no excuses and love with no regrets.
-- Montel

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
-- Mel Brooks

May you live every day of your life.
-- Jonathan Swift

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
-- Cary Grant

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
-- Samuel Ullman

Only a few things are really important.
-- Marie Dressler

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
-- Confucius

Our lives are like a candle in the wind.
-- Carl Sandburg

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.
-- Ben Stein

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
-- William James

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
-- Henry David Thoreau

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
-- Robert Byrne

The question in life is not whether you get knocked down. You will. The question is, are you ready to get back up.. and fight for what you believe in.
-- Dan Quayle

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
-- Author Unknown

There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart...pursue those.
-- Author Unknown

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
-- Albert Einstein

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.
-- Susan Polis Schutz

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
-- Carl Sandburg

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
-- Emily Dickinson

To live remains an art which everyone must learn, and which no one can teach.
-- Havelock Ellis

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
-- Albert Einstein

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
-- Crowfoot

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
-- Pericles

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
-- Henry Ford

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Yesterday is History. Tomorrow is Mystery. Today is a Gift. That's why we call it the Present.
-- Author Unknown

You cannot discover the purpose of life by asking someone else - the only way you'll ever get the right answer is by asking yourself.
-- Terri Guillemets

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

You only live once - but if you work it right, once is enough.
-- Joe E. Lewis

Your life lies before you like a path of driven snow, be careful how you tread it cause every step will show.
-- Lowri Williams

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