Life Sayings and Quotes

Life is an adventure filled with unexpected highs and lows. While there isn't a single handbook to help you navigate life's ups and downs, wisdom passed through the ages sure helps. Below you'll find a collection of the finest inspirational, thoughtful, and humorous life quotes we could find.

Life isn't complicated if you don't break your concentration on your true vision.     

Robert Randle

Life is a privilege / Its youthful days shine with the radiance of continuous Mays.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Life is given to us / we earn it by giving it.     

Rabindranath Tagore

Life is a timelessly unshakable victory of marvelously majestic honesty / over the horrendously squelched web of disconcertingly malicious deceit     

Nikhil Parekh

Life in the world is short / Why shoulder an unnecessary load / Of worldly relationships?     


Life is like a roller coaster / you will have your ups and your downs / you just need to get over it.     

Angelina Sabia

What is life? I try to see / What is life? It's unity / What is life? Life is a dream / What is life? Life is a treat     

Derrick Simpson

There is a beauty at the goal of life / A beauty growing since the world began, / Through every age and race, through lapse and strife / Till the great human soul complete her span.     

Archibald Lampman

Life has its ups and downs / As we all have experienced / But what a wonderful reality / We all share- if we are objective.     

Liam Ó Comáin

Life's not promised to anyone / Live today and love someone / Don't live life so critical / Make room for your miracle     

Derek Allen

My life has been the poem / I would have writ / But I could not both live / and utter it.     

Henry David Thoreau

Life is a divine adventure.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is holy endured faith.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is the soul's nursery - Its training place for the destinies of eternity.     

William Makepeace Thackeray

Life is too short to be little. You must enlarge your imagination and then act on it.     

Benjamin Disraeli

Every life is worthy and every life is capable of greatness. We have an obligation to make sure that opportunity for greatness is there.     

Condoleezza Rice

A human life is a story told by God.     

Hans Christian Andersen

All of life is the exercise of risk.     

William Sloane Coffin

Life is a lively process of becoming.     

Douglas Macarthur

Life is never free of contradictions.      

Manmohan Singh

Life is a perpetual yesterday for us.     

Alice Sebold

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.     

Abraham Lincoln

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.     

Denis Waitley

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.     

George Bernard Shaw

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

Arthur Rubinstein

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.     

Tom Hiddleston

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.     

Oprah Winfrey

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


An unexamined life is not worth living.      


When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.     

Alexander Graham Bell