124+ Quotes Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

We enjoy reading quotes. Quotes are really useful because they contain well-expressed wisdom and motivation. Wisdom involves an integration of knowledge, experience, and deep understanding that incorporates tolerance for the uncertainties of life as well as its ups and downs.

In life, we constantly seek new sources of wisdom in order to help us understand this journey a little bit better and quotes from famous philosophers, musicians, and authors can provide you with the understanding that you seek. While the truest wisdom comes from within ourselves, sometimes you just need a little inspiration and knowledge from others.

If you’re searching for short cute quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through powerful collection of life quotes, love quotes, and amazing poems.

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

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. J.K. Rowling

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

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Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius


Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

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The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. W.B. Yeats

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde

So many books, so little time. Frank Zappa

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. Marilyn Monroe

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There is no great genius without a mixture of madness. Aristotle

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. Amelia Barr

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. Dr. Seuss

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You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth. William W. Purkey

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. Bernard M. Baruch

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. Jack London

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi

A room without books is like a body without a soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results

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Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. Chantal Sutherland

Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend. Albert Camus

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

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. Andre Gide

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

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown

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

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Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life. Tony Robbins

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

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

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

I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. Marilyn Monroe

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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle Onassis

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

Begin, be bold and venture to be wise. Horace

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I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying. Oscar Wilde

We are our choices. Jean-Paul Sartre

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.

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Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. Denis Waitley

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

Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears. Albert Camus

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

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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

When you see something beautiful in someone, tell them. It may take a second to say, but for them it could last a life time.

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. Dalai Lama

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare

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I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am. Sylvia Plath

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

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Steve Jobs

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein

Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order. Samuel Beckett

Be so happy that when others look at you they become happy too.

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. Dr. Seuss

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Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. Mark Twain

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua Marine

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. Dr. Seuss

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde

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Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. T.S. Eliot

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha

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The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

The difference between genius and stupidity is: genius has its limits. Alexandre Dumas

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

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. Sun Tzu

We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. Margaret Mead

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother Teresa

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No matter what you’re feeling or experiencing, words are powerful and famous quotes can help you get where you want to go.

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. Dalai Lama

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney

Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. Oprah Winfrey

There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that. Derek Jeter

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. James Cameron

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Don’t be afraid to fail. It’s not the end of the world, and in many ways, it’s the first step toward learning something and getting better at it. Jon Hamm

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt

I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me. Brad Pitt

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

Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . . C.S. Lewis

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Babe Ruth

Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths. Drew Barrymore

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you’re gonna suffer a lot. I used to be like that. But I don’t believe that anymore. Bradley Cooper

We accept the love we think we deserve. Stephen Chbosky

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

A lot of people give up just before they’re about to make it. You know you never know when that next obstacle is going to be the last one. Chuck Norris

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard

Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down. Jimmy Durante

Without music, life would be a mistake. Friedrich Nietzsche

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. Henry Ford

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. Rob Siltanen

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated. Maya Angelou

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy. Jane Fonda

In order to write about life first you must live it. Ernest Hemingway

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. Frank Sinatra

If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. J.K. Rowling

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

I don’t believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing, life. George Clooney

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett

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