50+ Quotes About Life, Love and Happiness

Wisdom is a constant process. No matter how sure of your own wisdom you are, there’s something out there left to learn — that’s what the wise would say, anyway.

Most of all, you can always use a reminder or two. Use this list of words of wisdom to remind yourself of and improve upon a wise mindset in your work, your relationships, and your view on life.


My life is my message. Mahatma Gandhi

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

I love those who can smile in trouble… Leonardo da Vinci

Time means a lot to me because, you see, I, too, am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing and simplifying. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. Bruce Lee

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

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

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

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. Samuel Butler

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

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching. William W. Purkey Click to tweet

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

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard

Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. Susan Sontag

The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet. Gustave Flaubert

I tell you, in this world being a little crazy helps to keep you sane. Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things. Kenneth Branagh

The trick in life is learning how to deal with it. Helen Mirren

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam

Life is too important to be taken seriously. Oscar Wilde

Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King Click to tweet

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold. Bob Marley

I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix

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

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. Oscar Wilde

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Ludwig Jacobowski (This is one of my favorite life quote. Leave a reply here and let me know what’s yours!)

The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it

Albert Einstein

The 3 C’s of Life: Choices, Chances, Changes. You must make a choice to take a chance or your life will never change.

Zig Ziglar

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

Greek Proverb

Do what is right. Not what is easy.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.


Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.

Frank Sonnenberg

Wise men talk because they have something to say; Fools , because they have to say something


Learn how to take criticism seriously but not personally

Hillary Clinton

Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud.

Be humble, you could be wrong

Remember, you don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends you can be certain of.

Encourage instead of complain

Be careful with your words. Once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.

Try being informed instead of just opinionated.

Attract what you expect, reflect what you desire, become what you respect, mirror what you admire.

Don’t promise when you are happy. Don’t reply when you’re angry and don’t decide when you are sad.

Ignoring the signs is a good way to end up at the wrong destination.

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept apology you never got

Robert Brault

Running away from your problems is a race you’ll never win.

What you think you become. What you feel you attract. What you imagine, you create.


Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not able to tell the difference.

Mark Twain

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