20 Clever Life Quotes and Sayings

Life is meant to be lived. However, we are often distracted by all things going around us that we forget that life is a gift meant to be enjoyed.

These life quotes and sayings are meant to act as a reminder to take a moment and remember that each day is special and meant to be lived to its fullest. We hope you enjoy.

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Great Life Quotes and Sayings

1. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryan

2. That it will never come again Is what makes life so sweet. – Emily Dickinson

3. Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of life contains three descriptions: could have, might have and should have. – Louis E. Boone

4. At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t. – Andy Roddick

5. Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. – Francesca Reigler

6. Just because it’s not what you were expecting, doesn’t mean it’s not everything you’ve been waiting for… – Unknown

7. I want to be everybody, and I want to be everything. One life is not enough. – Vladimir Sokoloff

8. Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it. – Leo Buscaglia

9. It is not given us to live lives of undisrupted calm, boredom, and mediocrity. It is given us to be edge-dwellers. – Jay Deacon

10. It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts! – Adlai E. Stevenson

11. Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Anderson

12. In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away. – Shing Xiong

13. I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry. – Unknown

14. Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones. – Philipos

15. I don’t dwell on my age. It might limit what I can do. As long as I have my mind and health, it’s just a number. – Nola Ochs

16. You are only young once, but you can be immature forever. – Hannah Marks

17. Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. – Storm Jameson

18. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. – Maya Angelou

19. Life is too short to make an over-serious business out of it. – Lin Yutang

20. Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. – Bertolt Brecht

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