84+ Being Lost Quotes: Light Yourself Up

Sometimes you may feel lost. When you feel lost, you can despair. Even a word you read in times like this can change your life. Famous being lost quotes will help you to realize that it is the turning point of finding out who you truly are and what you truly want to do.

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Best Quotes About Being Lost

  • Not until we are lost do, we begin to understand ourselves. – Henry David Thoreau
  • We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
  • Not all those who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring
  • To get lost is to learn the way. – African proverb
  • I got lost but look what I found. – Irving Berlin
  • There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it. – George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
  • Feeling lost? Good! Now you get to walk new paths that lead to much better places. – Robin S. Sharma
  • In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straightway was lost. – Dante Alighieri
  • If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. – Nora Roberts
  • I’m not sure this is a world I belong in anymore. I’m not sure that I want to wake up. – Gayle Forman, If I Stay
  • To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found. – Alex Ebert
  • When you’re feeling lost, take heart. It’s just your brain gathering the information it needs to make good decisions. – Josh Kaufman
  • In this world, it is too common for people to search for someone to lose themselves in. But I am already lost. I will look for someone to find myself in. – C. JoyBell C.
  • No matter how much light I carry within me, there will always be times of feeling lost, being confused, seeking direction. It is the way of the human heart. – Joyce Rupp
  • Weeping is not the same thing as crying. It takes your whole body to weep, and when it’s over, you feel like you don’t have any bones left to hold you up. – Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer
  • Feeling lost? Take a dream and convert it into small goals, then start taking the steps to hit those goals. – Dave Ramsey
  • If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong. – Masaru Emoto, Secret Life of Water
  • The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere. – Michel de Montaigne
  • Life is painful and messed up. It gets complicated at the worst of times, and sometimes you have no idea where to go or what to do. Lots of times people just let themselves get lost, dropping into a wide open, huge abyss. But that’s why we have to keep trying. We have to push through all that hurts us, work past all our memories that are haunting us. Sometimes the things that hurt us are the things that make us strongest. A life without experience, in my opinion, is no life at all. And that’s why I tell everyone that, even when it hurts, never stop yourself from living. – Alysha Speer
  • We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life. – Paulo Coelho
  • But maybe you never really had someone, she thought now. Maybe, no matter how much you loved them, they could slip through your fingers like water, and there was nothing you could do about it. – Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels
  • It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. – Dr. Rollo May
  • My room is so quiet and empty it hurts. – Nina LaCour, Hold Still
  • I need to have a reason why I’m doing something. Otherwise I’m lost. – Steve Mcqueen
  • I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times- happy, sad, and otherwise- but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up. – Amruta Khanvilkar
  • The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision. – Maimonides
  • A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. – Saint Basil
  • Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest. – Voltaire
  • Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. – Colin Powell
  • It’s easy to be led astray when you’re so broken. People take advantage of you. – Willie Aames
  • I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
  • My mind is led astray by every faint rustle. – Mason Cooley
  • There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. – Orison Swett Marden
  • Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world and lost your soul. Was it worth it? – Billy Graham
  • Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home, we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it. – Pete Hegseth
  • When all else is lost, the future still remains. – Christian Nestell Bovee
  • There is no greater unknown than the sea and no greater mystery than a lost ship. – Clive Cussler
  • Man’s true nature being lost, everything becomes his nature; as, his true good being lost, everything becomes his good. – Blaise Pascal
  • When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder. – Lao Tzu
  • You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one. – Bob Parsons
  • I think I’ve been through all the phases of the sport. I won, I lost, I got injured. Now I get to do what I love, with my truth, without worrying about what people will say or things like that. – Anderson Silva
  • The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone. – Albert Camus
  • Life is supposed to be about love and good times, and so I’ve forgiven myself after paying the consequences of my bad decisions, and I’m ready to move forward and allow my life to be a light to others that it’s never over, even for a person like me, who has lost a tremendous amount of respect among my peers, my fans, my friends and family. – Jon Jones
  • I lost some time once. It’s always in the last place you look for it. – Neil Gaiman
  • If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists -to protect them and to promote their common welfare- all else is lost. – Barack Obama
  • If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses- behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. – Muhammad Ali
  • I don’t look for signs. But when things happen, I say, ‘OK, something must be right.’ Or ‘OK, something must be wrong. – Lil Wayne
  • Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see. – Angelina Jolie
  • What leads us astray is confusing more choices with more control. Because it is not clear that the more choices you have the more in control you feel. We have more choices than we’ve ever had before. – Sheena Iyengar
  • Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature. – Zhuangzi
  • We are commanded to seek out those who are lost. We are to be our brother’s keeper. – Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • I thought you were gone forever, I thought you’d walked away from everything, because I failed, because I destroyed the only thing that ever mattered to me. I waited for you to come, but you didn’t. – Alexandra Adornetto, Halo
  • A young man is so strong, so mad, so certain, and so lost. He has everything and he is able to use nothing. – Thomas Wolfe
  • Ve crossed some kind of invisible line. I feel as if I’ve come to a place I never thought I’d have to come to. And I don’t know how I got here. It’s a strange place. It’s a place where a little harmless dreaming and then some sleepy, early-morning talk has led me into considerations of death and annihilation. – Raymond Carver, Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories
  • When I feel lost and can’t make a decision, I just stop and get quiet. I take a time-out. – Kim Cattrall
  • Yeah, but the lost diadem, said Michael Corner, rolling his eyes, is lost, Luna. That’s sort of the point. – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The art of being bored is lost. – Ted Klauber
  • You get use to someone—start to like them, even—and they leave. In the end, everyone leaves. – Rachel Ward, Numbers
  • I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression. – Margaret Fuller
  • Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. – Erol Ozan
  • I’m gutted and feeling a bit lost, but I’m determined to get through it. – Gareth Evans
  • I used to spend so much time reacting and responding to everyone else that my life had no direction. Other people’s lives, problems, and wants set the course for my life. Once I realized it was okay for me to think about and identify what I wanted, remarkable things began to take place in my life. – Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency
  • Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason. – Alain De Botton
  • Getting lost is just another way of saying ‘going exploring. – Justina Chen Headley, North of Beautiful
  • At one point, you were that employee who looked like a deer in headlights. Confused, lost, and not understanding your purpose within the organization. Even though you have the appropriate skills, you felt like you were in over your head. That is, until an amazing boss empowered you. – John Rampton
  • It can take years to mold a dream. It takes only a fraction of a second for it to be shattered. – Mary E. Pearson, The Kiss of Deception
  • They always say, ‘Time heals.’ But it really doesn’t. You just get used to it. I live life with the mentality of ‘OK, I lost the only thing that has ever been important to me.’ So going forward, anything bad that happens can’t be nearly as bad as what happened before. – Paris Jackson
  • She knew I could tell with one glance, one look, one simple instant. It was her eyes. Despite the thick makeup, they were still dark-rimmed., haunted, and sad. Most of all though, they were familiar. The fact that we were in front of hundreds of strangers changed nothing at all. I’d spent a summer with those same eyes-scared, lost, confused-staring back at me. I would have known them anywhere. – Sarah Dessen, Just Listen
  • Perspective gives us the ability to accurately contrast the large with the small, and the important with the less important. Without it we are lost in a world where all ideas, news, and information look the same. We cannot differentiate, we cannot prioritize, and we cannot make good choices. – John Sununu
  • No one compares to you, but there’s no you, except in my dreams tonight. – Lana Del Rey
  • For me, the reason why people go to a mountaintop or go to the edge of the ocean is to look at something larger than themselves. That feeling of awe, of going to a cathedral, it’s all about feeling lost in something bigger than oneself. To me, that’s the definition of spectacle. – Diane Paulus
  • The quiet sense of something lost. – Tennyson
  • Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. – John Quincy Adams
  • There is love of course. And then there’s life, its enemy. – Jean Anouilh
  • When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. – Billy Graham
  • I realize now that I wanted to disappear. To get so lost that nobody ever found me. To go so far away that I’d never be able to make my way home again. But I have no idea why. – Jessica Warman, Between
  • Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use. – Sai Baba
  • I just want to be someone, to mean something to anyone… – Charlotte Eriksson
  • Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit and lost without deserving. – William Shakespeare
  • Your memory feels like home to me. So, whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you. – Ranata Suzuki
  • I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn’t work. I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality. – Mitch Hedberg
  • …the sad part is, that I will probably end up loving you without you for much longer than I loved you when I knew you. Some people might find that strange. But the truth of it is that the amount of love you feel for someone and the impact they have on you as a person, is in no way relative to the amount of time you have known them. If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion. – Muhammad Iqbal
  • Be lost. Give up. Give In. In the end It would be better to surrender before you begin. Be lost. Be lost And then you will not care if you are ever found. – Victoria Schwab, Vicious
  • I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger. – Harriet Tubman

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