40+ Best World Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational world quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous World Quotes

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

I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom. Rosa Parks

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

Being happy never goes out of style. Lilly Pulitzer

Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King

Life is either a great adventure or nothing. Helen Keller

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

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot  it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive. Maya Angelou

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

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. Mark Twain

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

I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back. Ann Richards

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

All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate I choose love. Johnny Cash

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. Will Smith

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation. Eudora Welty

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

The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn

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

Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life. Jackie Robinson

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

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. Dolly Parton

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

Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring. Lilly Pulitzer

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

If I’d have done all the things I was supposed to have done, I’d be really tired. Willie Nelson

Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth.

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. Reba McEntire

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

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

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

Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. William Faulkner

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

Each person must live their life as a model for others. Rosa Parks

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson