Powerful Short Life Quotes to Wealth and Happiness

A life without motivation is like a car without gas. It may get you from point A to point B, but it’s not going to be very exciting or fulfilling. You will be motivated and inspired by these 102 life quotes, and they may also provide some insight into your own life.

Life is just as good as you make it. It is a universal reality that you will make mistakes from time to time. But the good news is that you get to choose how you mess it up. Sometimes life’s questions are difficult, but the answers are straightforward.

The key thing to remember about living is that it is not about finding yourself. It is all about creating yourself.

63 Short Life Quotes

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1. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

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2. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the best.” – John D. Rockefeller

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3. “You can’t control the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails.” –  Jimmy Dean.

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4. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

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5.  “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

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6. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

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7. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” – Robin Williams

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8. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” –  Steve Jobs

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9. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” – Bruce Lee

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10. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

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11. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” –  George Bernard Shaw

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12. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost

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13. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

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14. “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

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15. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” –  Allen Saunders

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

17. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford

18. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali

19. “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” – J.M. Power

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20. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Dalai Lama

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21. “In the World through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself.” -Frantz Fanon

22. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

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23. “Life is not so much what you accomplish as what you overcome.” – Robin Roberts

24. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Michael Cunningham

25. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” – Kevin Kruse

26. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

27. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”- Andre Gide,

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28. “Where there is love there is life.”- Mahatma Gandhi

29. “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” – Cassandra Clare

30. “If you are not enjoying your work, you are doing the wrong job.” – Zig Ziglar

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31. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

32. “Sometimes the biggest accomplishment in life is to find yourself.” – Luisa Fernanda Cicero

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33. “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Charles Swindoll

34. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin

35. “I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.” – Langston Hughes

36. “Life isn’t perfect, any failures you have are actually learning moments. They teach us how to grow and evolve.” – Phillipa Soo

37. Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts. – Nikki Giovanni

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38. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

39. “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain

40. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

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41. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison

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42. “Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

43. “Hold on to your dreams of a better life and stay committed to striving to realize it.” – Earl G. Graves, Sr.

 44. “Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.” – Celine Dion

45rd life quote: “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

46. “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.” – Frank Sinatra

47. “This life’s hard, but it’s harder if you’re stupid.” – George V. Higgins

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48. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard

49. “It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life.” – Terry Pratchett,

50. “Our life and our success will be measured by the quality of the life we lead and the lives we touch.” – Sandra X Pradas Martin

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51. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” –  Lao Tzu

52. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

43th Life quote: “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.” – Steve Jobs
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54. “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson

55. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

56. “In order to write about life first you must live it.” – Ernest Hemingway

57. “Live for each second without hesitation.” – Elton John

58. “Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.” – Lillian Dickson

59. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

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60. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

61. “The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson

62. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

63. “When life hands you a difficult situation where you feel undervalued and disrespected, be bold and brave enough to know your worth.” – Yai Vargas

Buddha Life Quotes

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64. “To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.”

65. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

66. “Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death.”

67. “Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”

68. “Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.”

69. “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

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70. “Sharing your happiness makes it grow.”

71. “Embrace nothing: If you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha. If you meet your father, kill your father. Only live your life as it is, not bound to anything.”

72. “Life is suffering.”

73. “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

Roy T. Bennett Life Quotes

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74. “Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.”

75. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.”

76. “Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”

77. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.”

78. “Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.”

79. “Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.”

80. “You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

81. “It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.”

82. “It’s never too late to change your life for the better. You don’t have to take huge steps to change your life. Making even the smallest changes to your daily routine can make a big difference to your life.”

Albert Einstein Quotes Life Quotes

83. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

84. “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”

85. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

86. “Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”

Martin Luther Life Quotes

87. “The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.”

88. “He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.”

89. “One learns more of Christ in being married and rearing children than in several lifetimes spent in study in a monastery.”

90. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”

91. “There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.”

92. “In his life Christ is an example showing us how to live in his death he is a sacrifice satisfying our sins in his resurrection a conqueror in his ascension a king in his intercession a high priest.”

 93. “There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.”

Oprah Winfrey Life Quotes

94. “I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.”

95. “You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”

96. “One of the hardest things in life to learn is which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”

97. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”

98. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

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

100. “The answers keep unfolding as your life expands, if you’re willing to see things for what they are—and what they can be.”

101. “You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.” 

102. “I am a woman in process. I’m just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.” 

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