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Positive Quotes about Life - Beautiful Life Sayings

Welcome to these Positive Life Quotes and Beautiful Sayings about Life, Love, Friendship, Family, Death, Success, Courage, Happiness, and more. These encouraging life sayings and quotes are a mixture of famous life quotes I have selected, and life sayings I have authored. Scroll down to find the perfect quote or saying to brighten your day.

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Life Quotes and Sayings

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

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

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Life may not be the we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but
sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Life is now. There was never a time when your life was not now, nor will there ever be.
- Eckhart Tolle

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed
suffering. The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most difficult phase of life is not when no one understands you,
it is when you don't understand yourself.
- Anonymous

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

The River of Life has no meaning - no good, no bad,
no better, no worse, no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life Quotes

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [attributed]

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger,
even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Let today be a day to face life with courage,
with faith, and with a light heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Let life be an adventure. Live your life to the fullest, unfettered by fear of the ghosts and goblins of what might occur. Calamity and death happen as well to those who hide from life as to those who squeeze every drop of zest from it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
- Helen Keller

The goal of life is
to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe,
to match your nature with Nature.
- Joseph Campbell

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays

Love, real love, powers everything good.
Let your life be an expression of your love of God,
your love of all people around the world, and
your love of all God's other creations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

Quotes and Sayings about Life

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

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

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

As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

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 that has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
- Ernest Holmes

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer - and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life Sayings

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life, and
smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life’s only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
- Meister Eckhart

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

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

When life gives you lemons, Make Lemonade.
- Anonymous saying

Quotes about Life

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

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.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
- Mark Twain

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
- Norman Vincent Peale

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes and Sayings

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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