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Quotes to Live By

Here are some quotes to live by. There are just some simple life advice that you can use as a guide to live a more powerful, positive, and meaningful life. As you know, there will always be ups and downs. It’s not something any of us can avoid. However, how we react to both the ups and downs is entirely up to us. The choices you make throughout your life will dictate the experience that you are going to have. Life is really what you make of it. Take these quotes to heart, at least the ones that make sense to you at the moment, and use them to help you experience a more fulfilling life.

If you happen to have any favorite words to live by, please add them in the comments section down below. Thanks and enjoy!

“We must be the change we want to see.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

“Believe in yourselves. Dream. Try. Do good.”

~ Mr. Feeny (Boy Meets World)

“They can because they think they can.”

– Virgil

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do.”

– John Wooden

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”

– Buddhist Proverb

“Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, a touch that never hurts.”

– Charles Dickens

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”

– Epictetus

“Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today.”

– Pierre de Ronsard

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

– Abraham Lincoln

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

– Confucius

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

– Napoleon Hill

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; But often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”

– Helen Keller

“You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now.”

– Joan Baez

“Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.”

– Elbert Hubbard

“You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.”

– Leo Aikman

“If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.”

– Desiderata

“Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.”

– Margaret Thatcher

“To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.”

– Hippocrates

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson

“The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice that which we are for what we could become.”

– Charles DuBois

“Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.”

– African Proverb

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“God will never give you any problems that he thinks you can’t solve.”

– Og Mandino

“Formula for success: under promise and over deliver.”

– Tom Peters

“If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”

– Rabbi Harold Kushner

“The reason adults should look as though they are having fun, is to give kids a reason to want to grow up.”

– Patch Adams

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”

– The Dalai Lama

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”

– Goethe

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

– Japanese Proverb

“You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can’t have it.”

– Unknown

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”

– Aristotle

“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”

– Jamie Paolinetti

“To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.”

– Ken Keyes, Jr.

“A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”

– Ernest Hemingway

“The burned hand teaches best.”

– J.R.R.Tolkien

“Love Life. Do Good. Live Well.”

– Kevin Ngo

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  1. coooooooooooooooool love inspiring quotes <3 :)

  2. Motivational quotes do have great impact if u allow just helped me.Thanks

  3. ''everything happened has a purpose,so stand up for the downs,and bow for the ups”

  4. Tim “The Pitbull” Berry future mma star these quotes are life changing and inspiring. Half these quotes will be inked on my body

  5. There is no way to happiness;
    Happiness is the way.

  6. The longer you wait for something, the more you'll appreciate it when you get it. Because anything worth having is definitely worth the wait.

  7. I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry.

  8. i love all these quotes

  9. “thanks for the people who posted their quotes here, it inspired me very much

  10. thanks for the quotes

  11. Vision with the eyes, deceives the mind to setting limitations. Vision with the mind, deceives the eyes to looking past those limitations.

  12. thanks for the quotes, it inspired me alot…

  13. You look in the mirror and see what you can change, what you don’t see is the beauty of being able to look at yourself, life is a gift don’t waste it looking in the mirror.

    1. Ben. when I read that quote I cried. I’ve been trying so hard to change myself but u made me realize I don’t need to change, there’s nothing wrong with the way I am. That’s what makes me who I am.

  14. every thing you do in life will be insignificant …… but do it any way because
    your the only one that gets to do it and you only do it once.

  15. My U.S. History teacher told me this saying to live my life by and I honestly do. “Repetition is not fun but it is the reason we have won.”

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