«It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you, It's what you leave behind you when you go.»Randy Travis

Quotes About Life

Life inspires, life re-fires, and life perspires. You may not realize it, but everything around you can contain a moment to inspire. When you are inspired you are lighting an extinguished fire within that keeps you going and creating desires. In order to get what you want from life you have to perspire, meaning work hard.

Often people will find solace and inspiration in reading a quote. Most times these quotes are from famous people. They can be great thinkers, actors and actresses, professional athletes, anyone really! People who often achieve great success attract that success because they know the most important lesson about life. That is to live. When a person has lived life well and enjoyed tremendous success, what they share as far as insight can become legend. Some of the greatest quotes about life have come from philosophers and people whose eras pre-date the pre-biblical times. Many of those great thinkers were ambitious people who were working towards life goals. They inspired themselves from their own sets of life quotes that they kept close to their hearts and minds. 

Quote about life can inspire even the most downtrodden reader. Everyone experiences chaos in their lives. It is often when we are in the midst of chaos that we naturally seek inspiration from other people. Those people need not necessarily be those closest to us. A person who might be experiencing even the most painful grief imaginable can find solace and comfort in quotes about life from people. If you respect or admire any of these famous people you might find yourself keeping a life quote from them nearby. Many people will put an inspirational life quote somewhere as a constant inspirational reminder. Some people have reported putting an inspiring life quote in the signature line of emails they send out! By doing this it is possible that one person can be inspired just from reading an email with a life quote in it. 

People who maintain a positive attitude about life also will come up with great quotes about life. People who have lived long and healthy lives may have some great insights to share. How many of you have a grandparent who passed on worldly wisdom to you? People who have lived long and rich lives will share some of the best quotes life has to offer. 

It is important to understand that life is also about lessons learned. We make mistakes so we can become better people. Some life quotes you might read are meant to be encouragements about those very mistakes and taking something positive from them.

The pages here at Quotes About Life are meant to contribute positively and uplift the spirits of the world. As this page grows you will find further inspirational quotes and thoughts about living life to the fullest. Spread the word about this page! You might know someone who is living in a negative state. An inspirational life quote may just be the boost they need.  

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«A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.» — Oliver Wendell Holmes
«Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for my posterity.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Conflict is the gadfly of thought. It stirs us to observation and memory. It instigates to invention. It shocks us out of sheeplike passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving.» — John Dewey
«Our true wealth is the good we do in this world. None of us has faith unless we desire for our neighbors what we desire for ourselves.» — Mohammed
«"Do-so" is more important than "say-so."» — Pete Seeger
«To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.» — Emily Dickinson
«With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.» — William Wordsworth
«Don't kill!... The fly is asking you To save his life By rubbing his hands together» — Issa Kobayashi
«We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form our statures touch the skies.» — Emily Dickinson
«Here lies one who knew how to get around him men who were cleverer than himself» — Andrew Carnegie
«All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book.» — David Livingstone
«When a person truly desires something, all the Universe conspires to help that person realize his dream.» — Paolo Coello
«Haste makes waste.» — Benjamin Franklin
«Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.» — Napoleon Hill
«Believe that life is worth living and that belief will help create the fact» — William James
«Great things are done when men and mountains meet; this is not done by jostling in the street.» — William Blake
«There are no such things as limits to growth, because there are no limits to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination, and wonder.» — Ronald Reagan
«Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.» — Vince Lombardi
«I want all my senses engaged. Let me absorb the world's variety and uniqueness.» — Maya Angelou
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