Meaningful Quotes and Sayings

Here are some meaningful quotes for you to think about. Some of these quotes can be applied to your life to help improve your results. Some can provide a valuable lesson to help you avoid mistakes that can be avoided. If you have any quotes that are meaningful that you’d like to share, please do so down below in the comments section. Just remember that if any of these inspire you, do something with that feeling. Use it to take action on your goals instead of just thinking about it but not doing anything to make a change in your life.

“What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us. What we have done for others and the world, remains and is immortal.”

~ Albert Pike


“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”

~ Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx


“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.”

~ Grace Hansen


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

~ Sophia Loren


“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”

~ Mary Anne Radmacher


“Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.”

~ John Stossel


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

~ Abe Lincoln


“All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

~ Albert Einstein


“Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.”

~ Henry David Thoreau


“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”

~ Tom Bodett


“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”

~ Robert Schuller


“The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.”

~ Mencius


“I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.”

~ Corazon Auquino


“Smile, and the world smiles with you. Frown, and you’re on your own.”

~ Unknown


“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”

~ Oscar Wilde


“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

~ Anais Nin


“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

~ Audrey Hepburn


“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.”

~ Mother Teresa


“There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

~ Nelson Mandela


“I believe in taking a positive attitude toward the world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better than when I got here.”

~ Jim Henson


“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.”

~ Unknown


“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.”

~ Christian Morgenstern


“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.”

~ Mary Tyler Moore


“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

~ J.R.R. Tolkien


“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.”

~ Kahlil Gibran


“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise man grows it under his feet.”

~ James Oppenheim


“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.”

~ Dalai Lama


“Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi


“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

~ Albert Einstein


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

~ Confucius


“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”

~ Carl Bard


“Hope has two beautiful daughters – their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”

~ St. Augustine


“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom, one helps you make a living, the other helps you make a life.”

~ James Oppenheim


“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

~ Unknown


“You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old when you stop laughing.”

~ Unknown


“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.”

~ Unknown


“Never apologize for saying what you feel, because that’s like saying, ‘Sorry for being real’.”

~ Unknown


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