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Best Life Lesson Quotes

In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. – Toba Beta

I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let people fool themselves. They didn’t bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn’t argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn’t. – Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.

Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind. – Roy T. Bennett

If there’s a thing I’ve learned in my life, it’s to not be afraid of the responsibility that comes with caring for other people. What we do for love: those things endure. Even if the people you do them for don’t. – Cassandra Clare

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. – Haruki Murakami

Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere. – Paulo Coelho

‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.– Chico Xavier

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. – Benjamin Franklin

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Søren Kierkegaard

Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. – Og Mandino

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Short cuts make long delays. – J.R.R. Tolkien

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. – Joseph Campbell

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. – Maya Angelou

All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed – only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle. – Nikola Tesla

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No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around. – John Green

I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. – Katie Taylor

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. – C. S. Lewis

If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission. – Grace Murray Hooper

Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to.– Mandy Hale

But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try. – Chris Colfer

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Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. – Denis Waitley

The most dangerous notion a young man can acquire is that there is no more room for originality. There is no large room for anything else. – Henry Ford

Short Life Lesson Quotes

You can’t wait around for something to become good, it either is, or isn’t. – Toni Aleo

Life always offer a second chance, it is called tomorrow.

As long as you’ve got passion faith and are willing to work hard, You can do anything you want in this life.

It’s not the load that weighs you down; it’s how you carry it. – C.S. Lewis

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. – Oprah Winfrey

Make a mistake once and it becomes a lesson. Make the same mistake twice and it becomes a choice.

motivational quotes on life lessons

The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. – Mark Zuckerberg

Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you.

I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons. – Drew Barrymore

My life. My choices. My mistakes. My lessons.

You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. – Drew Gerald

Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it. – E.A. Bucchianeri

Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy. – Erol Ozan

Hardest Lessons In Life Quotes That Make You Rethink

The truth is the only thing you’ll ever run into that has no agenda. – Adyashanti

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. – Al Franken

I advise you to stop sharing your dreams with people who try to hold you back, even if they’re your parents. Because, if you’re the kind of person who senses there’s something out there for you beyond whatever it is you’re expected to do – if you want to be EXTRA-ordinary- you will not get there by hanging around a bunch of people who tell you you’re not extraordinary. Instead, you will probably become as ordinary as they expect you to be. – Kelly Cutrone

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.– Raymond Lindquist

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Wherever you are, be there totally. If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally. If you want to take responsibility for your life, you must choose one of those three options, and you must choose now. Then accept the consequences. – Eckhart Tolle

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. – Roy T. Bennett

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. – Guy Finley

Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvellously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones. – Thich Nhat Hahn

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. – Maya Angelou

Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop. – Rumi

When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way. – Dalai Lama

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. – Nicholas Sparks

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. – Carrie Underwood

You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms. – Terence McKenna

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them―that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. – Lao Tzu

Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. – Kate Anderson

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. – Deborah Reber

Mere philosophy will not satisfy us. We cannot reach the goal by mere words alone. Without practice, nothing can be achieved. – Swami Satchidananda

Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. – Jackson Kiddard

If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. – Lev Grossman

If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan. – Claire Cook

Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. – Irving Berlin

You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. – Sue Fitzmaurice

Education in the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. – George Washington Carver

Heart Touching Life Lesson Quotes To Gain New Perspective

A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life. – Mandy Hale

Don’t beat yourself up for not knowing the answers. You don’t always have to know who you are. You don’t have to have the big picture or know where you’re heading. Sometimes, it’s enough just to know what you’re going to do next. – Sophie Kinsella

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. – Les Brown

My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. – Dr. Marshall Hennington

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. – Marshall McLuhan

Revolutionary’ discipline depends on political consciousness – on an understanding of why orders must be obeyed; it takes time to diffuse this, but it also takes time to drill a man into an automaton on the barrack-square. – George Orwell

Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. – Dawson’s Creek

We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. – Rick Warren

You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. – The Notebook

Haters and bullies are always cowards, you know. They like to pick on little guys. – Scylar Tyberius

We’ve got to face the fact that some people say you fight fire best with fire, but we say you put fire out best with water. We say you don’t fight racism with racism. We’re gonna fight racism with solidarity. – Fred Hampton

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. – Herman Hesse

It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. – Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. – Seneca

Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want. – Heath Ledger

The world is what YOU think of it, so think of it DIFFERENTLY and your life will change. – Paul Arden

Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. – Rashard Royster

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. – Nicole Sobon

Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex (plain ones included). – Karl Marx

Famous Life Lesson Quotes

We are who we choose to be. – Green Goblinl

A man who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep. – Dave Thomas

To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big. – Aristotle Onassis

There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. – Melanie Koulouris

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. – John C. Maxwell

You just can’t let life happen to you; you have to make life happen. – Idowu Koyenikan

One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. – B. Nicole

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi

Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. – Debeena Harris

To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life. – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. – Ajaero Tony Martins

A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. – Jodi Picoult

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

Those people cannot enjoy comfortably what God has given them because they see and covet what He has not given them. All of our discontents for what we want appear to me to spring from want of thankfulness for what we have. – Daniel Defoe

Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. – Steve Maraboli

What did you do as a child that made the hours pass like minutes? Herein lies the key to your earthly pursuits. – Carl Jung

I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. – Les Brown

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. – Steve Maraboli

You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. – Jojo Moyes

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. – Richard Branson

I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me. – A.G.

We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake – a learning experience or a failure. – Catherine Pulsifer

After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are. – Shrek

Every fiction has its base in fact. – Gayle Forman

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. – Shannon L. Alder

Your past does not equal your future. – Anthony Robbins

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw

Inspirational Life Lessons Quotes That Are So True

I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know. – Harland Sanders

Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. – J.K. Rowling

What gets measured gets improved. – Robin S. Sharma

It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought. – Aristotle

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. – Estee Lauder

The truth is, what you do matters. What you do today matters. What you do everyday matters. Successful people just do the things that seem to make no difference in the act of doing them and they do them over and over and over until the compound effect kicks in. – Jeff Olson

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. – Lao Tzu

I can accept failure; everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying. – Michael Jordan

People look for greatness only in the extraordinary and completely overlook the wonder of the ordinary. – Ann Tatlock

The notion that a human being should be constantly happy is a uniquely modern, uniquely American, uniquely destructive idea. – Andrew Weil

In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision. – Peter F. Drucker

If there are things you don’t like in the world you grew up in, make your own life different. – Dave Thomas

Monsters are real, ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes they win. – Stephen King

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

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

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn. – David Russell

It takes a thousand men to invent a telegraph, or a steam engine, or a phonograph, or a photograph, or a telephone or any other important thing—and the last man gets the credit and we forget the others. He added his little mite — that is all he did. These object lessons should teach us that ninety-nine parts of all things that proceed from the intellect are plagiarisms, pure and simple; and the lesson ought to make us modest. But nothing can do that. – Mark Twain

Wise Life Lessons Quotes That Will Guide You

Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out. – Jack Buck

I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain. – Sylvia Plath

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. – Sophia Loren

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. – J.K. Rowling

And in the end, we were all just humans… drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness. – F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed. – Paulo Coelho

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. – Rita Mae Brown

At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself. – Alan Alda

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. – Alexander Pope

What to do with a mistake – recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it. – Dean Smith

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you’ Not much. – Jim Rohn

Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do. – John Wooden

Protect your spirit from contamination; limit your time with negative people. – Thema Davis

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. – Vernon Saunders Law

Remember that failure is an event, not a person. – Zig Ziglar

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. – Zig Ziglar

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss

Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by every moment that takes your breath away.

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey

The past has no power over the present moment. – Eckhart Tolle

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. – John Powell

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. – Pele

If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail. – Mark Spitz Tap