215 Life Quotes To Live By On Success and Love (2022)

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   215 Life Quotes To Live By On Success and Love (2022)



Don’t lose sight of your purpose, allow these great quotes about life to show you just how precious our time on this earth really is.


Great Quotes About Life, Love and Happiness


1. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” — Lucille Ball


2. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” — Morrie Schwartz


3. “I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.” — Roy Croft


4. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” — Herman Hesse


5. “Love is a friendship set to music.” — Joseph Campbell

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Inspirational quotes about love and life for him and her


6. “We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


7. “When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.” — Blaise Pascal


8. “The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton


9. “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.” — Lao Tzu


10. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” — Leo Buscaglia


We hope these inspirational life quotes help you rethink how you see yourself, others and your life as a whole. 


Do you know why they call it the present? Because every day you have on this earth is truly a gift. No day is ever wasted, and each morning we wake up in the present—we should see it as the gift that it is and never think to take it for granted!


Allow these deep quotes about life inspire you to make your trips around the sun the best ones possible from this day forth.


To us, we firmly believe in the power of the written and spoken word and its ability to impact you on your journey to creating a great life.


Part of the Everyday Power philosophy is to take full responsibility for how we talk to ourselves and others.


What better way to improve our self-communication skills, than to stand on the shoulders (and mantras) of greats.


To help you create a more fulfilling life, below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and great quotes about life, collected from a variety of sources over the years. Enjoy!


Don’t forget to also check out our collection of thought-provoking Friedrich Nietzsche quotes on life and love. We also have a great collection of funny quotes about life. Be sure to read that as well.


11. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” — Rumi (see other beautiful Rumi quotes)


12. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


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13. “You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” — Julia Roberts


14. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” — Plato


15. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” — Alfred Tennyson


If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of garden quotes about the power of nature.


16. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller


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


18. “The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.” — Henry Miller


19. “If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.” — Benjamin Franklin


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Great quotes about life that will inspire happiness


20. “Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


21. “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


22. “We are most alive when we’re in love.” — John Updike


23. “The love we give away is the only love we keep.” — Elbert Hubbard


24. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


25. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” — Honore de Balzac


26. “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” — Ingrid Bergman


27. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu


28. “Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.” — Unknown


29. “Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.” — James Thurber


30. “The best proof of love is trust.” — Joyce Brothers


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31. “A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.” — Honore de Balzac


32. “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” — Carl Sagan


33. “Fortune and love favor the brave.” — Ovid


34. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” — David Wilkerson


35. “Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.” — Wayne Dyer


36. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” — Marcus Aurelius


37. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” — William James


38.  “I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.” — Doug Hutchison


39. “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” — Emily Dickinson


40. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” ― George Sand


41. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


42. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” — Oprah Winfrey


43. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


44. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” — Abraham Lincoln


45. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller


46. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J. Marine


47. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Great quotes about life and love


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


If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to check out our collection of Oscar Wilde quotes from the iconic author.


49. “The trick in life is learning how to deal with it.” — Helen Mirren


50. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” — Charles R. Swindoll


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


52. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”— Soren Kierkegaard


53. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” — Confucius


54. “I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.” — Doug Hutchison


55. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” — Charles Darwin


56. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” — Gerard Way


57. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” — Les Brown


58. “Life is a series of baby steps.” — Hoda Kotb


59. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” — Lucille Ball


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60. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” — Sydney Harris


61. “I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.” — Joan Rivers


62. “Live each day as if your life had just begun.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


63. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw


64. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” — Arthur Rubinstein


65. “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


66. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” ― Allen Saunders


67. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein


68. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” — Tom Hiddleston


69. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


70. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ― Isaac Asimov


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Life quotes that’ll motivate you


71. “It is not the length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


72. “Mellow doesn’t always make for a good story, but it makes for a good life.” – Anne Hathaway


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


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


75. “The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot


76. “Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie


77. “The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” – William James


78. “Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” – Jack London


79. “You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.” ― Chuck Palahniuk


80. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Sharon Salzberg


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81. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


82. “I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope


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


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84. “Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Theresa


85. “If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.” – Beyoncé


86. “Every day is not a success. Every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good.” – Reese Witherspoon


87. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss


88. “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.”- Nathan Hale


89. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”- Søren Kierkegaard


90. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.”- Charles Dickens

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Life quotes to inspire and motivate you


91. “Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.” – Meghan Markle​


92. “It’s not what we have in life but who we have in our life that matters.” – Margaret Laurence


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


94. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan


95. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett


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


97. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


98. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson


99. “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan


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


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


102. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” — Maya Angelou


103. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” — Oprah Winfrey


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


105. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” — Stephen Chbosky


106. “Rise above the storm, and you will find the sunshine.” — Mario Fernandez


107. “Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great.” — Simon Cowell


108. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn

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109. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.” — Confucius


110. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” — Kevin Kruse


111. “Watch what you say, and whatever you say, practice it.” — Soyen Shaku


112. “Many people are afraid of the dark, but the real tragedy is those who are afraid of the light.” — Plato


113. “In every life, we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double.” — Bobby McFerrin


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114. “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” — Maya Angelou


115. “Begin at once to live and count each day as a separate life.” — Seneca

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Great quotes about life to elevate your perspective


116. “All limitations are self-imposed.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


117. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


118. “Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.” – Jessica N. S. Yourko


119. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo


120. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.” – Kurt Cobain


121. “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen


122. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson


123. “Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.” – Lillian Dickson


124. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


125. “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” – Will Rogers


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126. “One day the people that don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.” – Johnny Depp


127. “Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth.” – Martin H. Fischer


128. “Never let your emotions overpower your intelligence.” – Drake


129. “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.” – Sai Baba of Shirdi


130. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” – R. Brault


131. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Kahlil Gibran

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132. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn


133. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Unknown

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


135. “One must learn to live, I practice every day.” – Ingmar Bergman


Life quotes to motivate you


136. “Find something more important than you are and dedicate your life to it.” – Daniel Dennett


137. “I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein


138. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller

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139. “Try to enjoy the great festival of life with other men!” –



140. “This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realise it is play.” – Alan Watts


141. “Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.” – David Starr Jordan


142. “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

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143. “Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.”— Josh Billings


144. “Life is what happens to you when you’re making other plans.” –

Betty Talmadge


145. “We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.”— Lauryn Hill


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146. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” —Dolly Parton


147. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi


148. “Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” — Ashton Kutcher


149. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz


150. “Live for each second without hesitation.” — Elton John


151. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”― Lewis Carroll


152. “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another.” — Helen Keller


153. “The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s what you’re made of. Not the circumstances.” – Unknown


154. “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” — Victor Hugo


155. “No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful.”― Jaymin Shah


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156. “Life isn’t complicated if you don’t break your concentration on your true vision.” – Robert Randle


157. “Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going.” – Tennessee Williams


158. “Life is a divine adventure.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


159. “Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.” – Emily Dickinson


160. “Life is the soul’s nursery – Its training place for the destinies of eternity.” – William Makepeace Thackeray


161. “Life is a gamble at terrible odds—if it was a bet, you wouldn’t take it.” – Tom Stoppard


162. “Life is too short to be little. You must enlarge your imagination and then act on it.” – Benjamin Disraeli


163. “Much of what life hands us comes without prelude of fear and worry. Our fears don’t stop death, they stop life.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler


164. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickinson


165. “Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.” – Paulo Coelho


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166.“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama


167. “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” — Seneca


168. “The healthiest response to life is joy.” — Deepak Chopra


169. “The greatest pleasure of life is love.” — Euripides


170. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” — Grandma Moses


171. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” — Omar Khayyam


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


173. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


174. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi


175. “Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.” — Jack Kerouac


Great quotes about life to appreciate each day

176. “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 


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


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


179. “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 


180. “A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”  – Mark Twain 


181. “Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”  – J.K. Rowling


182. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”  – Michael Cunningham


183. “Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”  – Gustave Flaubert 


184. “Where there is love there is life.”  – Mahatma Gandhi 


185. “May you live every day of your life.”  – Jonathan Swift 


Life quotes to live by


186. “Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken.” – Amy Poehler


187. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” – Nora Ephron


188. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein


189. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” – Princess Diana


190. “The regret of my life is that I have not said ‘I love you’ often enough.” – Yoko Ono


191. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” – Jess C. Scott


192. “We love the things we love for what they are.” – Robert Frost


193. “Don’t miss out on something that could be great just because it could also be difficult.” – Unknown


194. “Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it.” – Steve Maraboli


195. “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Great quotes about life from Buddha


196. “Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.” — Buddha


197. “Live with no sense of ‘mine,’ not forming attachment to experiences.” — Buddha


198. “Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.” — Buddha


199. “Those who cling to perceptions and views wander the world offending people.” — Buddha


200. “I will not look at another’s bowl intent on finding fault: a training to be observed.” — Buddha


201. “Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.” — Buddha


202. “Whatever is not yours: let go of it. Your letting go of it will be for your long-term happiness & benefit.” — Buddha


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


204. “Better it is to live one day seeing the rise and fall of things than to live a hundred years without ever seeing the rise and fall of things.” — Buddha


205. “Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one’s own acts, done and undone.” — Buddha


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Life quotes on simple rules to live by


206. “Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth


207. “We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – E. M. Forster


208. “Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important. Capture the good times. And if things don’t work out, just take another shot.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


209. “Life is too deep for words, so don’t try to describe it, just live it.” – C. S. Lewis


210. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault


211. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. – Walter Hagen


212. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein


213. “Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through.” – Sam Cawthorn


214. “Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.” – Dale Carnegie


215. “Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.” – Jonathan Sacks


Which of these great quotes about life and love are your most favorite?

Each day is an opportunity to live your life the way you choose. And our biggest hope is that you can find the inspiration you need to live the life you truly deserve. Hopefully, the above life quotes will inspire to push yourself to pursue a life worth living and to help you accomplish your dreams

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