78+ Best It’s A Wonderful Life Quotes: Exclusive Selection

It’s a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas family fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern self-published in 1943 and is in turn loosely based on the Charles Dickens novel “A Christmas Carol”. Profoundly inspirational it’s a wonderful life quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous It’s A Wonderful Life Quotes

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The key to a wonderful life is to never stop wandering into wonder. Suzy Kassem

We didn’t even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you’d have some college professor analyzing It’s a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny the idea of commentary for a silly kid’s movie, you know? Dana Carvey

Thoughts not only manifest into reality, they define it. Jorge Gw

I have a great deal of joy in my life, and I’m very fortunate. That combination makes you aware of just how wonderful life can be on the one hand and how dreadful it can be for people on the other. You can’t be happy in isolation. Jonathan Dimbleby

People, as curious primates, dote on concrete objects that can be seen and fondled. God dwells among the details, not in the realm of pure generality. We must tackle and grasp the larger, encompassing themes of our universe, but we make our best approach through small curiosities that rivet our attention all those pretty pebbles on the shoreline of knowledge. For the ocean of truth washes over the pebbles with every wave, and they rattle and clink with the most wondrous din. Stephen Jay Gould

I give thanks to my Creator for this wonderful life where each of us has the opportunity to learn lessons we could not fully comprehend by any other means. Joseph B. Wirthlin

It’s a wonderful thought that everyday has something to celebrate. Millie Florence

It’s all in how you look at your life, because no one has a wonderful life. But you can make it what you want it to be. Karolyn Grimes

A joyful life,reaching out to people from all walks of life. Lailah Gifty Akita

I grew up with two sisters, and we owned three movies Grease, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Grease 2. And you can only watch Wonderful Life in the last half of the year. So I don’t remember a time when I didn’t know Grease. Thomas Kail

The idea of decimation as a lottery converts the new iconography of the Burgess Shale into a radical view about the pathways of life and the nature of history. May our poor and improbable species find joy in its new found fragility and good fortune! Wouldn’t anyone with the slightest sense of adventure, or the most weakly flickering respect for intellect, gladly exchange the old cosmic comfort for a look at something so weird and wonderful  yet so real as. Stephen Jay Gould

I’ve had a wonderful life. The reason it’s been a wonderful life is I’ve made conscious choices to get up, to basically love life. Jenifer Lewis

It’s not the number, but the quality of shares that creates wealth. Again, its never the number, but the quality of each day that creates a worthwhile life. Never seek a long life. Its just numbers. Rather, seek a worthwhile day! Manoj Arora

Of course, of course I’m grateful. How can I not be grateful? I have been afforded such a wonderful life. Katherine Heigl

Failure could bring the best opportunity to start the most wonderful life. Debasish Mridha

I’m a massive movie nerd. That being said, I could retire tomorrow because I wrote this movie Goon and it came out, and it connected and it’s a wonderful flick that I think is beautiful and then it had this wonderful life and it means a lot to a lot of people. Jay Baruchel

Till the time Mother Nature takes away what she had bestowed upon us for free this wonderful gift, of life. Value it, while you have it. Fakeer Ishavardas

I have been blessed with a good, fun, and wonderful life, but I’ve also seen a whole lot of pain. Giada De Laurentiis

How wonderful life can be if your thoughts and actions created wonderful things for others! Debasish Mridha

Jimmy Stewart lived for movies, fought for his country, and died for love. Now isn’t that a wonderful life? Richard Corliss

The Sun, the moon, and the stars are absolutely wonderful things God has made. You see the moon being at your place, and at the same time your loved one could see that glowing ball, making you to feel that you ain’t apart, that you are close, just like always. Sadhana Devi Chauhan

I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible. Priscilla Presley

There are some who say that the big bang theory says nothing about why it started to bang. I say look around you. What do you the holy see? Love baby love! Wald Wassermann

The bottom line is, don’t be a lifer. Get in, get a business, get five years of what you can, and get out. What happens is they start listening to the promoters, You’ll get the next main event. And then, all of a sudden, you become a lifer. That’s the kiss of death there. Get in shape, go in, get the money, get out, and have a wonderful life. Roddy Piper

Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. And when he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he? Clarence

I realize how fortunate I have been; mine has been a wonderful life. David Rockefeller

Remember, no man is a failure who has friends. Clarence

I would just love to do It’s a Wonderful Life. I think that movie is fantastic. Tim DeKay

You see George, you really had a wonderful life. Don’t you see what a mistake it would be to throw it away? Clarence

It has been a wonderful life for me. It’s just been a blessing. I can’t say I would have done it any other way. I have no regrets. I like what I do. Ron Shock

You’ve been given a great gift, George, a chance to see what the world would be like without you. Clarance

It has been a wonderful life for me. It’s just been a blessing. I can’t say I would have done it any other way. I have no regrets. I like what I do. Ron Shock

I want to live again. George Bailey

To me, everything is wonderful. Life is wonderful. Magic Johnson

I know what I’m gonna do tomorrow, and the next day, and next year, and the year after that. George Bailey

One of my favorite movies of all time is It’s A Wonderful Life, which is a pretty interesting choice for a seasonal Christmas favorite, because it’s about a guy who wants to commit suicide and is presented with reasons not to. Frank Darabont

I couldn’t face being cooped up for the rest of my life in a shabby little office. Oh, I’m sorry Pop, I didn’t mean that, but it’s this business of nickels and dimes and spending all your life trying to figure out how to save three cents on a length of pipe. I’d go crazy. I want to do something big and something important. George Bailey

I had a wonderful life and was blessed with so many loving people and great friends. James Arness

George, I am an old man and most people hate me. But I don’t like them either, so that makes it all even. Mr. Potter

I leave this life with no regrets. It was a wonderful life full and complete with the great loves and great endeavors that make it worth living. Charles Krauthammer

Youth is wasted on the wrong people. Man on the Porch

What a wonderful life I’ve had absolutely amazing. Tim Pigott Smith

It’s deep in the race for a man to want his own roof and walls and fireplace. Pa Bailey

Growing up in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, I had a wonderful life, one that I have not experienced anywhere since, even after living in nine countries. Clemantine Wamariya

You look a little older without your clothes on. George Bailey

When I wrote Goose I gave my assistant my password, she locked me out of Twitter, and I wrote the book in five weeks. Sometimes I fantasise about how wonderful life would be if I went offline, but I can’t because I really need affection and adoration from strangers! Dawn O’Porter

I’m a rich tourist today. How about driving me home in style? George Bailey

I don’t need that much to live we don’t need that much to have a wonderful life. I learned that from animals. Carrie Ann Inaba

What do you think I am, a dictionary? George Bailey

Our work should be part of the fabric of your life. It shouldn’t be the dominating force in your life. It should be part of what makes your life a wonderful life. Kendra Scott

What’s a pretty girl like you doing marrying this two headed brother of mine? George Bailey

How could you have had such a wonderful life as me if there wasn’t a God directing? Maureen O’Hara

Look, we’re still in business! We’ve still got two bucks left! George Bailey

I think I land somewhere between Scorsese and Capra in what I’m drawn to emotionally; I’m drawn to very intense emotion. Capra freaked people out when they saw Jimmy Stewart lose it in It’s a Wonderful Life. David O. Russell

I wish I had a million dollars hot dog! George Bailey

I live a very wonderful life centered in my home and community. We’re real involved with the school. Sissy Spacek

And all’s fair in love and war. George Bailey

I’ve been a director and chairman of three good, modest clubs Coventry, Charlton and Fulham and the abuse you get can be cruel and shameful. I’ve had a wonderful life and wouldn’t change a moment of it professionally except that I should never have become a director. Jimmy Hill

What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word, and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. George Bailey

I’d like to be remembered for being a fairly pleasant person and for having gotten along for the most part with a lot of the people I’ve worked with. And for having a wonderful life and for having enjoyed practically every minute of it. I think I’m one of the luckiest people in the world. Harry Morgan

Isn’t it wonderful? I’m going to jail! George Bailey

The last Christmas movie I really liked was It’s a Wonderful Life, probably. It’s sort of a schmaltzy movie, but it’s not without its dark moments. It still gets to me every year. Terry Zwigoff

I wouldn’t live in it as a ghost. George Bailey

Ever since the Beatles, the concept of lovable mop tops, it’s a bit of a fantasy, but it’s a lovely idea that people make wonderful music and live a wonderful life being friends together. Sadly, life isn’t quite like that. Nick Mason

This is a very interesting situation! George Bailey

I grew up in Samoa and, looking back, I don’t think I realised how wonderful life was back then. The chickens used to run wild on the family plantation and we’d collect their eggs. We’d pick guavas, pineapples, papayas. It was such a normal thing to do. Monica Galetti

A man doesn’t get in a situation like this every day. George Bailey

If I was making the decision normally, with my heart, I’d never leave Celtic. My life was great. I loved the city. I loved the people. I loved the club. I had a wonderful life. If you think of all those things, you’d never move. Brendan Rodgers

I’ll give you the moon, Mary. George Bailey

To me, Steve was my Prince Charming. He was my happily ever after, and we got that. We got 14 years of marriage; we had the best, most fantastic, adventurous, wonderful life that you could imagine. And I was very happy with that. Terri Irwin

You sit around here and you spin your little webs and you think the whole world revolves around you and your money. Well, it doesn’t, Mr. Potter. In the whole vast configuration of things, I’d say you were nothing but a scurvy little spider! George Bailey

I’m an eternal optimist. I’ve no regrets. I’ve people who love me. I’ve a wonderful life. I’m grateful for what I have. Zeenat Aman

You call this a happy family? Why do we have to have all these kids? George Bailey

I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I’ve got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more. Harvey Martin