Quite often the truth we need to hear most is one we already know. The concept may be simple, the words familiar. Yet when you hear just the right message at just the right moment it can be incredibly powerful, like a personal wake-up call to the soul.
Have you checked in with yourself lately? What exactly are the thoughts running through your mind, and what sort of emotions are churning around in your gut? It might be the boredom of feeling stuck in some rut, the frustration of a seemingly impossible challenge, or one of the many states of being we generalize as “stressed out”.
There are times when it’s good to give our overly busy brains something else to think about. In fact, even on the best of days we benefit from the wise words of others because they can make us feel more enthusiastic, inspired, motivated, empowered, or at the very least entertained.
Our collection of great quotes about life may seem oddly random, but that is intentional. As each individual is unique, so is the way in which we perceive and process our day-to-day experiences. Where you are at this moment – emotionally, spiritually, mentally, even physically – may determine what will resonate with you in a meaningful way.
You may be touched enough to relax and smile, or jarred enough to make a major change in your life. You may laugh out loud as you recognize yourself and feel validated in some way. What a relief to be reminded that you aren’t alone!
When you get out of your own head and listen with your heart, you might just discover helpful new insights into yourself. Don’t you deserve a timeout to regroup and refresh? Take a moment to take care of you, ponder these nougats of wisdom offered by others, and have and extraordinarily nice day!
Great Quotes About Life
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.” — Richard Bach
“A man who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself.” — Alexandre Dumas
“The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.” — Charles R. Swindoll
“Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.” — Janis Joplin
“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” — Zig Ziglar
“There are 3 rules in life — 1. Be kind. 2. Be kind. 3. Be kind.” — Unknown
“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” — Frank A. Clark
“Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” — Napoleon Hill
“The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see.” — Dr. Robert Holden
“Procrastination is one of those excuses, born of fear, that we use to keep ourselves stuck.” — Wayne Dyer
“Right now at this very moment we have a mind, which is all the basic equipment we need to achieve complete happiness.” — Pema Chodron
“Life itself cannot give you joy, unless you really will it. Life just gives you time and space – it’s up to you to fill it.” — Chinese Proverb
“We need to make a game out of earning money. There is so much good we can do with money. Without it, we are bound and shackled and our choices become limited.” — Bob Proctor
“Getting in a rut is dangerous; after all, a rut is just a grave with no ends.” — Anne Grady, “52 Strategies for Life, Love, & Work”
“When you follow your bliss… doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.” — Joseph Campbell
“The stability we cannot find in the world, we must create within our own persons.” — Nathaniel Branden
“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. — Henry Miller
“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” — Thomas Jefferson
“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” — Winston Churchill
“The truth is that the universe has been answering you all of your life, but you cannot receive the answers unless you are awake.” — Rhonda Byrne, The Secret
“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” — Muhammad Ali
“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” — Jodie Foster
“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” — George Bernard Shaw
“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” — W. Somerset Maugham
“The thing is, we have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging, to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want. Until we do, we are hamsters in a cage chasing our own tails and wondering why we aren’t getting the results we seek.” — Joe Vitale
“Our purpose is to consciously, deliberately evolve towards a wiser, more liberated and luminous state of being.” — Tom Robbins
“It is well to remember that the entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.” — John Andrew Holmes, Jr.
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make our world.” — Buddha