The 100 Best Short Life Quotes

Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
Sarah Bernhardt

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Anthony Robbins

I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
Joyce Cary

Best Short Life Quotes

The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.
Pierre de Coubertin

Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.
Wayne Dyer

Life beats down and imprisons the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adler

A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed–I well know. For it’s a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
Georges Clemenceau

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Then figure out how to sell it for $5.00 a glass.
John Woodman

The most important of life’s battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay

It’s your life, your one, and only life-so take excellence very personally.
Scott Johnson

Life is God’s novel. Let him write it.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Best Short Life Quotes

To win in life, don’t fear in life.

Life is just a chance to grow a soul.
A. Powell Davies

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
Amelia Burr

It’s my life & I’ll live it how I want.

Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.

It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a mixed blessing, which we vainly try to unmix.
Mignon McLaughlin

Best Short Life Quotes

Saw life steadily and saw it whole.
Matthew Arnold

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
Thomas Carlyle

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau

Life loves the liver of it.
Maya Angelou

Live your life as though there is a great joy to be experienced.

Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
Samuel Johnson

A life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
Leo Buscaglia

Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death.
Auntie Mame

The sound of life has divine silence.
Kedar Joshi

I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed – because there’s joy in my life.
Michael J. Fox

A man with outward courage dares to die. A man with inward courage dares to live.

Where you end up is not the most important thing. It’s the road you take to get there. The road is what you’ll look back on and call your life.
Tim Willey

Life is about laughing and living, in good and bad times. Getting through whatever comes our way and looking back and smiling.

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Albert Schweitzer

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

There are four questions of value in life… What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.

It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
Philip Green

You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream.

I think self-exploration is one of the journeys in life that we are blessed to be able to have.
Anne Heche

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.

Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies.

Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.

Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.

Be honest and frank anyway.

Best Short Life Quotes

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.

Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.

Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.

Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.

Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you?ll get kicked in the teeth.

Give the world the best you have anyway.
Mother Theresa

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Emily Dickinson

Enjoy life! This is not a rehearsal.

Someday, somewhere? anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.
Pablo Neruda

Best Short Life Quotes

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

If you don?t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.
Tony Gaskins

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Pablo Picasso

In times of turmoil, it matters not that we forgot we are in! nite, unlimited beings. What matters
most is how quickly we remember.

Most times, regrets are things we didn’t do, not those we did.

Take the time today to be good to you, in thoughts, deeds, and actions–but especially in your

Remember, perspective can cause two people to look at the same thing and see two totally different

Every good thing you do creates ripples that you may not see. Do them anyway.

Focus on the WHY of life and not the HOW, remembering that where focus goes, energy flows.

Best Short Life Quotes

True wealth is celebrating the present moment.

You can submit the biggest mountain by simply taking the !first step.

Be so good they can?t ignore you.
Steve Martin

Oscar Wilde – Be yourself
Variety?s the very spice of life that gives it all its flavor.
William Cowper

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you?re gonna get.
Forrest Gump

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mark Twain

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
John Lennon

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Best Short Life Quotes

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

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.

Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.

Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr

Better to burn out than fade away
The trick is to enjoy life. Don?t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

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

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.

When I was 5 years old my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ?Happy?. They told mei didn?t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn?t understand life.
John Lennon

Best Short Life Quotes

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.
Kurt Vonnegut

Find what you love and let it kill you

The most common form of despair is not being who you are.
S?ren Kierkegaard

Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly.

Your time is limited, so don?t waste it living someone else?s life.
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs quote about living life to the fullest.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Bruce Lee

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one?s courage.
Anais Nin

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life
Omar Khayyam

I urge you to please notice when you are happy and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ?if this isn?t nice, I don?t know what is.?
Kurt Vonnegut

We all die. The goal isn?t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
Chuck Palahniuk

Life?s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting HOLY CRAP? WHAT A RIDE!
Hunter S Thompson

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
Jack London

Happiness by Walt Whitman
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the death rate is 100%.
R.D Laing

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Albert Einstein

Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.
Mark Twain

Let everything happen to you
Beauty and terror
Just keep going
No feeling is final.
Rainer Maria Rilke

I hope you live a life you?re proud of. If you find that you?re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

One day, you?re 17 and you?re planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.
John Green

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.
Benjamin Franklin

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don?t need to escape from.
Seth Godin

Live today, for tomorrow it will all be history.

Life isn?t about waiting for the storm to pass? It?s about learning to dance in the rain.
Vivian Greene

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.
Lao Tzu

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Soren Kierkegaard

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
Jack London

T.S. Eliot Inspirational Quote
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.
Marcus Aurelius

The best time to plant a tree is twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
E. E. Cummings

Ferris Bueller’s Life Advice
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Pablo Picasso

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
Jim Morrison

Do not do what someone else could do as well as you? Care for nothing in yourself but what you feel exists nowhere else. And, out of yourself create? the most irreplaceable of beings.
Andr? Gide

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else?s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Oscar Wilde

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. Don’t let the noise of others? opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
Steve Jobs

Do your thing and don?t care if they like it.
Tina Fey

Be who you want to be, not who others want to see.

You don?t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!
John Lennon

Being called weird is like being called limited edition, meaning you?re something people don?t see that often. Remember that.

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dal?.
Salvador Dal?

Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you?ve always imagined.

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder?
Albert Einstein

All the mistakes I make arise from forsaking my own station and trying to see the object from another person?s point of view.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Different doesn?t mean wrong.

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Malcolm Forbes

Believe in your flyness, conquer your shyness.
Kanye West

The mistake that anyone can make is not being themselves. You can only trick people for so long.
Zooey Deschanel

Normal is not something to aspire to, it?s something to get away from.
Jodie Foster

Be Yourself Even More
There is a voice that doesn?t use words? Listen.


And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Nelson Mandela

Don?t chase people. Be an example. Attract them. Work hard and be yourself. The people who belong in your life will come to find you and stay. Just do your thing.

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Andre Gide

You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way.
Richard Bach

Oscar Wilde – Be yourself
Someone will always be prettier. Someone will always be smarter. Someone will always be younger. But they will never be you.

I think everybody?s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
Johnny Depp

You should never stray away from yourself to get closer to someone else.

Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn, then be a unicorn.

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