30 Life Quotes to Get You Through the Day

June 27, 2017

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it is easy to get overwhelmed or lose focus of whats important. Here are 30 of the best life quotes to think of throughout the day to help you stay on track. Need an extra push?

  1. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    ― Oscar Wilde

 

2. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
― Mae West

 

3. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

 

4. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
― Robert Frost

 

5. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

 

6. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain

 

7. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
― Maya Angelou

 

8. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
― Oscar Wilde

 

9. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney

 

10. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

― Nelson Mandela

 

11. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
― Oscar Wilde

 

12. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

 

13. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

 

14. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

15. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

16. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. “

― Mark Twain

 

17. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
― André Gide

 

18. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
― Marilyn Monroe

 

19. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
― Albert Einstein

 

20. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
― J.K. Rowling

 

21. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”
― Allen Saunders

 

22. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
― Oscar Wilde

 

23. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
― Neil Gaiman

 

24. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
― Thomas A. Edison

 

25. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.”
― Elie Wiesel

 

26. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
― Douglas Adams

 

27. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

28. “Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.”
Virgil Thomson

 

29. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.”

― Carol Burnett

 

30. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”

― Aristotle

 

 

 

 

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My name is Jennifer Mouzon, I'm a 25 year old "self-improver" that is passionate about learning, cooking and loving the earth. I enjoy researching new ideas and methods to keep growing and want to share them with you!

6 Comments
    1. Hi Jennifer!
      I love these quotes. You picked some amazing ones. 🙂
      The Oscar Wilde quote on forgiveness is outstanding.
      Lovely to connect…. thanks for following my blog.
      Sending you blessings & a smile,
      Debbie

      1. Debbie, thank you for your kindness and for joining me! I love that quote as well! It can be difficult sometimes to live up to but it’s so worth it! Thank you for connecting with me and I am looking forward to more of your work! ☺

    1. You have posted all wonderful quotes. They are inspiring. My favorite one in this group is by Thomas Edison, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”. Love it. Thank you for sharing, Jennifer.
      I would also like to thank you for the follow. I hope you visit “The Italian Thing” often, and, I am looking forward to visiting your blog too.

      1. Thank you Patricia! These quotes are some of my favorites and I wanted to share them. I am looking forward to seeing more of your posts on “the Italian Thing” and I am very glad to have you visiting as well!

    1. The one from Oscar Wilde is great ~ Let’s live rather than just exist 🙂 I like quotes as motivators!

      1. Thanks Christy! I really love all these quotes, they really do help motivate me!

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