Quotes to Live By

We are all looking for a little help. Whether it’s with a problem at work, a troubled relationship, or internal turmoil. In my experience, they best way to get through a difficult situation is to lean on the experiences of others who have already dealt with hardship.

To help you do that, we have collected some of the best quotes to live by and hope that these help you each and everyday of your life.

Simply memorize a few of your favorites and keep them handy. You never know when a timely quote could completely change your outlook on life.

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30 Awesome Quotes to Live By

1. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein

2. All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

3. Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. – Albert Einstein

4. Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt

5. I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. – Dudley Field Malone

6. I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

7. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. – Milton Berle

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

9. When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. – Unknown

10. Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. – Erica Jong

11. Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together. – Marilyn Monroe

12. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene

13. It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

14. Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. – John F. Kennedy

15. The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. – Bill Copeland

16. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. – Robert Frost

18. What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

19. Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

20. An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – M.K. Gandhi

21. Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em. – William Shakespeare

22. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

23. I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison

24. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark. – Howard Ruff

25. It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

26. Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. – Benjamin Franklin

27. That which doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

28. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

29. You must be the change you want to see in the world. – M.K. Gandhi

30. Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears. – John Lennon

For more quotes aimed at improving your attitude and building your confidence, check out these powerful quotes for a better life.

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