100+ Best Inspirational Quotes About Life 2024 Throughout history, countless souls have pondered the beauty and complexity of life, leaving behind a treasure trove of wisdom in the form of quotes. These words, both simple and profound, have the power to ignite our spirits, soothe our anxieties, and guide us through even the darkest of times.

  1. It is not how long but how well we live that matters.
    Jeremiah Say.
  2. Life is not a solo but a chorus. We live in relationships from cradle to grave.
  3. Life is worth living better than most men live it.
  4. Live your best, and act your best, and think your best each day, for there may be no tomorrows.
  5. Everything in life is a test of character.
    John Blanchard
  6. Life ought not merely to contain acts of worship, it should be an act of worship.
    John Blanchard.
  7. Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God’s paradise.
    Phillips Brooks.
  8. The quality of life is more important than life itself.
    Alexis Carrel.
  9. Life is too short to be small.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  10. The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
    Albert Einstein
  11. What makes life dreary is the absence of motive. What makes life complicated is multiplicity of motive. What makes life victorious is singleness of motive.George Eliot
  12. Life is not measured by length but by depth. Birthdays tell us how long we have been on the road, not how far we have traveled.
    Vance Havner
  13. Every man’s life is his opportunity of doing that which will make for him in eternity.
    Matthew Henry
  14. Sow an action and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny.
    William James
  15. The most important thing in life is to live your life for something more important than your life.
    William James
  16. The end of life is not to be happy, nor to achieve pleasure and avoid pain, but to do the will of God, come what may.
    Martin Luther King
  17. Make sure the thing you are living for is worth dying for.
    Charles Mayes
  18. The seven ages of man: spills, drills, thrills, bills, ills, pills, wills.
    Richard J. Needham
  19. We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it.
    William Osler
  20. The whole of life is a test, a trial of what is in us, so arranged by God himself.
    William S. Plumer
  21. We are not so to live as if we had nothing but a body.
    J. C. Ryle
  22. The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
    Mark Twain
  23. We should employ our passions in the service of life, not spend life in the service of our passions.
    Richard Steele
  24. Let us live as people who are prepared to die, and die as people who are prepared to live.
    James S. Stewart
  25. Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
    Mark Twain
  26. No one can live well until they can die well.
    David Watson
  27. Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death.
    George Whitefield
  28. Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
    Norman Cousins
  29. Life can only be enjoyed as one acquires a true perspective of life and death and of the real purpose of life.
    Spiros Zodhiates
  30. If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
    Albert Einstein
  31. Three things in life – your health, your mission, and the people you love. That’s it.
    Naval Ravikant
  32. Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
    Roy T. Bennett
  33. The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.
    Stephanie Perkins
  34. You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
    C.S. Lewis
  35. You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole–like the world, or the person you loved.
  36. Stewart O’Nan
  37. Life is a question and how we live it is our answer.
    Gary Keller
  38. See: it’s a never-ending upward spiral. And if you think at any point you’re allowed to stop climbing, I’m afraid you’re missing the point. Because the joy is in the climb itself.
    Mark Manson
  39. Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.
    Natalie Babbitt
  40. Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
    Soren Kierkegaard
  41. Most of life is about searching, it’s not about doing. People spend too much time doing and not thinking about what they should be doing.
    Naval Ravikant
  42. Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
    Lao Tzu
  43. No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.
    Carl Jung
  44. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to
    understand more, so that we may fear less.
    Marie Curie
  45. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
    Abraham Lincoln
  46. Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
    Charles Bukowski
  47. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
    Oscar Wilde
  48. You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. But you can decide how you’re going to live now.
    Joan Baez
  49. Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.
  50. Life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation.
    Neale Donald Walsch
  51. It’s not so much what we have in this life that matters. It’s what we do with what we have.
    Fred Rogers
  52. Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.
    Marilyn Monroe
  53. The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.
    Henry Ford
  54. A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
    Jeff Olson
  55. It’s not what we have in life but who we have in our life that matters.
    Margaret Laurence
  56. Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
    Paulo Coelho
  57. Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
  58. Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.
    Lillian Dickson
  59. The less you give a damn to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
    Jeremiah Say
  60. Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.
    Meghan Markle
  61. Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.
    Anne Frank
  62. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  63. In every life, we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double.
    Bobby Mcferrin
  64. The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.
    David Russell
  65. Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  66. The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
    Helen Keller
  67. A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
    George Bernard Shaw
  68. My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
    Maya Angelou
  69. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘”What are you doing for others?”
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  70. The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.
  71. Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memory is sweet, cherish it.
    Jeremiah Say
  72. The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.
    William James
  73. Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same
    Wayne Dyer
  74. If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.
    Dolly Parton
  75. Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
    Jack London
  76. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
    Oprah Winfrey
  77. A little foolishness, enough to enjoy life, and a little wisdom to avoid the errors, that will do.
  78. A man who dares to waste one hour has not discovered the value of life.
    Charles Darwin
  79. The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain your legacy.
    Kalu Ndukwe Kalu
  80. By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.
    Edwin Elliot
  81. Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it.
    Ferris Bueller
  82. The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego, the second half is going inward and letting go of it.
    Carl Jung
  83. Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future
    Steve Maraboli
  84. The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.
    Tony Robbins
  85. Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  86. Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fail. Some works. You do more of what works.
    Leonardo da Vinci
  87. Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
    Bob Marley
  88. Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
    Leo Buscaglia
  89. The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
    Helen Keller
  90. Take time to enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
    Robert Brault
  91. It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
    Andre Gide
  92. To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life.
    T.S. Eliot
  93. Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.
    Sarah Louise Delany
  94. Life is just the same as learning to swim. Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!
    Alfred Adler
  95. Be willing to sacrifice what you think you have today for the life that you want
    Neil Strauss
  96. Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.
    Kenneth Branagh
  97. Life aims to live and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
    Henry Miller
  98.  You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
    Mahatma Gandhi
  99. Try to enjoy the great festival of life with other men!
  100.   If Life is a video game, the graphics are great, but the plot is confusing and the tutorial is way too long.
    Elon Musk
  101.   Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret a thousand.
    Jack London