Everyday Life Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old everyday life quotes, everyday life sayings, and everyday life proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

After moral poisoning, one requires physical remedies and a bottle of champagne. Stendhal
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. Seth Godin
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew. Saint Francis De Sales
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. Thich Nhat Hanh
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Tenzin Gyatso
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia
God is closest to those with broken hearts. Jewish
There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow Soren Kierkegaard
Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us. Oscar Wilde
Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable. Bobby Bragan
Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them. St. Basil
comfort was allowed to come to them rare, welcome, unsought: a gift like joy. Ursula K. Leguin
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me. Simone De Beauvoir
I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others. DeForest Kelley
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words. George Eliot
Peace of mind comes when we find comfort in solitude instead of lonlieness. Robert Alan Silverstein
It's a comfort level for me. I know I can win out here now. Williamson
I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others. DeForest Kelley
A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's. Princess Diana
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words. George Eliot
At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself. Alan Alda
I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. John
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. Confucius
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. Kennedy
There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship. Murdoch
We needed to give comfort to our customers that gas was going to be available. Foster
One way to get comfort is to plead the promise of God in prayer, show Him His handwriting; God is tender of His Word. Thomas Manton
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. Mark Twain
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness. Pope Benedict XVI
Maybe you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be. Carrie Bradshaw
The pain that you've been feeling, can't compare to the joy that's coming. Romans 8:18
Where thou art, thou is home. Emily Dickinson
Your comfort zone is not a place that you want to remain in. Dare, discover, be all that you can be. Catherine Pulsifer
Choosing a path for convenience and speed is usually a recipe for mediocrity. The things that most enrich our lives usually demand a bigger investment of time and discipline. Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone. John Maxwell
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown. Denis Waitley
If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness. Les Brown
Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway. Mary C. Crowley
Life is but a journey; death is returning home. Chinese Proverb
The five stages - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The greatest barrier to someone achieving their potential is their denial of it. Simon Travaglia
Delay is the deadliest form of denial. C. Northcote Parkinson
We live in a world of denial, and we don't know what the truth is anymore. Javier Bardem
She's probably in denial that she's a great big ball of insecurity and I'm quite well aware that I am one. Boy George
Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. George R.R. Martin
you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. Ernest Hemingway
There is no point in using the word 'impossible' to describe something that has clearly happened. Douglas Adams
I protect myself by refusing to know myself. Floriano Martins
I was smiling yesterday,I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything. Santosh Kalwar
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday. Jason Mraz
Everyday life, everyday miracle. Lailah Gifty Akita
The workshop of character is everyday life. Maltbie Davenport Babcock
Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe. St. Therese of Lisieux
One's everyday life is never capable of being separated from his spiritual being. Mahatma Gandhi
Get back up. Begin again. Brené Brown
Don't take yourself seriously. We are here today, we are gone tomorrow, so enjoy every moment of your existence. Deepak Chopra
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun
If we have the attitude that it's going to be a great day it usually is. Catherine Pulsifier
Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt
I wake up every morning and think to myself, 'how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours. Leah Busque
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now. Chinese Proverb
I want to seize fate by the throat. Ludwig van Beethoven
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 C. Hagen
Trade your expectations for appreciation and the world changes instantly. Tony Robbins
Ninety-nine percent of the time we have an opportunity to be grateful for something. We just don't notice it. We go through our days in a daze. David Steindl-Rast
Indeed, whether you know it or not, in everyday life you are, for the most part, playing a role and wearing a mask. The mistake you make is that you identify within the mask you see when looking in the mirror - a secondary aspect of yourself that reflects but a fraction of the richness of your essential being. Vilayat Khan
Hope for the best. Expect the worst. Life is a play. We're unrehearsed. Mel Brooks
To spiritually regulate oneself is another form of the higher education that fits man for a nobler place in life. Marcus Garvey
Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete. Raoul Vaneigem
However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Where there's life, there's hope. Stephen Hawking
You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone. Roy T. Bennett
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. Elinor Glyn
Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life. Bill Cunningham
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. Kahlil Gibran
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso
The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do. Bill Phillips
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar
Everybody wants to be a hero, and in everyday life, most of the time you don't get to be the hero. Skip Lipman
Life has a way of making you live it / Sometimes it takes you to giving it / Do you fold or do you play on? / The next move always depends on you / If your work is good then it's trouble at home / If your move is right / Then your dough is tight / It's like running a engine on no fuel / How do you play in a game with no rules? Charmelle Cofield; Chris Liggio; Dash Crofts; Jimmy Eugene Seals; Keir Gist
Cause you're as old as you feel you are, / And if you don't reach for the moon, / You can't follow the stars. / So I live my life like everyday is the last, last, last. Karl Clive Jr. Gordon; John Benson; Jessica Cornish; Geoff Morrow; Chris Arnold; David Martin