47 Quotes To Live By

Certain quotes could be said to be quotes to live by; they offer wisdom, encouragement and advice that can be applied to every day life.


If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life. Author Unknown
Future



Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
Words of Encouragement



Generosity invites us to put ourselves in another's shoes, see and feel the existence of a pressing need, realize that it is within our power to help, and then act in whatever way we can.
Barbara Bonner, Inspiring Generosity
Generosity



Don't take the attitude of waiting for people to be nice to you - be nice to them. Don't sit in front of a cold stove waiting for the heat. Put in the fuel. Act first
Earl Nightingale
Funny Quotes about Life



We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
Giving



Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Veronica A. Shoffstall
Inspirational Poems



Every life is a story, make yours a best seller.
Every life is a story, make yours a best seller.

Graduation



Inspire others with your actions not with your words.
Catherine Pulsifer
Encouraging Poems



A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
Mahatma Gandhi
Inspirational Quotes



I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.
Lucille Ball
Regret



Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Jim Rohn
Motivational



One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.
Josh Billings
Trouble



What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it.

Poems about Life



Do or do not there is no try. Yoda
Do or do not there is no try.
Yoda
Wise



Count your blessings, not your troubles.

Blessed



Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars…or your two legs… or your hands…or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate them.
Dale Carnegie
Appreciation



Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden
Encouraging



Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?
Matthew 6:27
Encouraging Bible Verses



Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Les Brown
Believe In Yourself



... don't be the person who passes up an opportunity to take positive action for their life. Be the kind of person who integrates positive change in their life. Be the kind of person who inspires others with their positive changes. Be the kind of person who takes charge of their life now.
Sonia Weyers, Happiness Now! A Guided Journey
Poems about Regret



Don't just count your years, make your years count. George Meredith
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
George Meredith
Birthday



Whatever the problem we have in our life, someone has faced it and overcome it.
David DeNotaris
Quotes about Overcoming



Do more than forgive: forget.
Do more than dream: work.
Do more than teach; inspire.
William Arthur Ward Poems


Life is just as good as you see it, therefore cultivate the habit of learning more, surrounding yourself with people who empower you and make the possibility of your dreams a reality. Go to good places that inspire you, fascinate your imagination and liberate your spirit.
Seanaphoka Tsapi, The Greatness In You: How unleashing your infinite potential, unlocks infinite possibilities for you
Learning



Love doesn't just happen to you. Love is a choice, and it represents a commitment.
Rick Warren
Commitment



The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
Deepak Chopra
Influence



. . . be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:19
. . . be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
James 1:19
Listening



Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you, and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes. It is much better that they should fail than you should.
Charles Dickens
Discouraged



The most important things in life aren't things.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Top Ten Quotes



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



Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
George Eliot
Greatness



I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk.
Oprah Winfrey
Quotes about Taking A Risk



If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
Ray Kroc
Customer Service



Antidote to depression is gratitude.
Antidote to depression is gratitude.

Gratitude



Life is a sum of all your choices. So, what are you doing today?
Albert Camus
Choices



If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
Knowledge



Now I look beyond what I can't do and focus on what I CAN.
Robert M. Hensel
Focus



One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Elbert Hubbard
Effort



A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative, he refuses to dwell on it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Positive Thinking



He can who believes he can.
Proverb
Believe



A fact of life we all die. But the positive impact you have on others will be a living legacy.
Catherine Pulsifer
Death



One thing I can't recycle is wasted time.
One thing I can't recycle is wasted time.

Time



You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
Anthony Robbins
Action



Live a life that is well balanced; don't do things in excess.
Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets
Balance



Live well, learn plenty, laugh often, love much."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love



Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.
Helen Steiner Rice
Christmas



There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."
Denis Waitley
Accountability


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