"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."- Marcus Aurelius. Here are 50 Inspirational Life Quotes.

Life Quotes

1. "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get."- Forrest Gump

2. "Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon."- Woody Allen

3. "Most of life is tragic. You’re born, you don’t know why. You’re here, you don’t know why. You go, you die. Your family dies. Your friends die. People suffer. People live in constant terror. The world is full of poverty and corruption and war and Nazis and tsunamis. The net result, the final count is, you lose – you don’t beat the house."- Woody Allen

4. "Life is lived on the edge."- Will Smith

5. "The joy of life consists in the inevitable, continual triumph of new values."- Wassily Kandinsky

6. "Life is a game and true love is a trophy."- Rufus Wainwright

7. "Life is available only in the present moment."- Thich Nhat Hanh

8. "Life is not an exact science, it is an art."- Samuel Butler

9. "Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor."- Sholom Aleichem

10. "Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you’ve got."- Tim Cook (Apple CEO)

11. "Life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die."- Tom Clancy

12. "Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third."- Marge Piercy

13. "Life is a zoo in a jungle."- Peter De Vries

Life Quotes

14. "Life is a continuous process of adjustment."- Indira Gandhi

15. "Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat."- Ralph Ellison

16. "Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments."- Rose Kennedy

17. "Life is tragic but it’s equally comic."- John Banville

18. "Life is hard. After all, it kills you."- Katharine Hepburn

19. "Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil."- Marcus Aurelius

20. "The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity."- Leo Tolstoy

21. "Life is a series of commas, not periods."- Unknown

22. "Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead."- Morihei Ueshiba

23. "Life is really a dance if you are original, and you are meant to be original."- Osho

24. "Life is not a problem. To look at it as a problem is to take a wrong step. It is a mystery to be lived, loved, experienced."- Osho

25. "Life is largely a matter of expectation."- Homer

26. "Life is empty, and realizing that, we want to fill it, we are seeking – seeking ways and means, not only to fill this emptiness but also to find something that is not to be measured by man."- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Life Quotes

27. "Our whole life is solving puzzles."- Erno Rubik

28. "Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on."- Jeff Ross

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

30. "Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well."- Jack London

31. "My life is about ups and downs, great joys and great losses."- Isabel Allende

32. "Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations."- George Bernard Shaw

33. "Life is a lively process of becoming."- Douglas MacArthur

34. "Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."- Carl Sandburg

35. "The goal of life is living in agreement with nature."- Citium Zeno

36. "The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination."- Carl Rogers

37. "Life is just one damned thing after another."- Elbert Hubbard

38. "Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier."- Bruce Lee

39. "The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives."- Albert Schweitzer

Life Quotes

40. "Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal."- Albert Schweitzer

41. "The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others."- Albert Schweitzer

42. "Life is beautiful because it doesn’t last."- Brit Marling

43. "Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor."- Benjamin Disraeli

44. "Life is an illusion. I am held together in the nothingness by art."- Anselm Kiefer

45. "Life is too mysterious to try to map it out. I’ve certainly lived long enough to know it will take you places you never thought it would take you – and some of those places are kind of wonderful."- Alan Ball

46. "Life is like a box of sardines and we are all looking for the key."- Alan Bennett

47. "Life is a gift, given in trust – like a child."- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

48. "Life is an ever-flowing process and somewhere on the path some unpleasant things will pop up – it might leave a scar, but then life is flowing, and like running water, when it stops it grows stale. Go bravely on, my friend, because each experience teaches us a lesson. Keep blasting because life is such that sometimes it is nice and sometimes it is not."- Bruce Lee

49. "Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death."- Anais Nin

50. "Life is a mixing of all kind of things: comedy and tragedy going together."- Alejandro Jodorowsky


Best Life Quotes

1.
Life is like music for its own sake. We are living in an eternal now, and when we listen to music we are not listening to the past, we are not listening to the future, we are listening to an expanded present. -Alan Watts
2.
Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process. - Anne Wilson Schaef
3.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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