39 Meaningful Quotes

A collection of meaningful quotes to inspire and encourage you to live with purpose and do something worthwhile with your life. You will find some of the best meaningful quotes.

Words from famous people and people from different backgrounds. Some of the quotes are short but all have meaning and are inspirational in nature.

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    Short Meaningful Quotes

    I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement. Sam Silverstein
  1. I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement. Sam Silverstein, No More Excuses
    Accountability Quotes



  2. I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life. Corazon Aquino
    Death



  3. Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. 
  Michelle Obama
  4. Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. Michelle Obama
    Joy



  5. We know that time with God can really make rest complete and meaningful. David C. Cook, Good Night, God
    Good Night Quotes



  6. Retire from your job but never from meaningful projects. Stephen R. Covey, The 8th Habit
    Famous Quotes



  7. Seek to understand before you seek to be understood. 
 Stephen Covey
  8. Seek to understand before you seek to be understood. Stephen Covey
    Cool Quotes



  9. Knowledge is meaningful only if it is reflected in action. Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
    Knowledge



  10. Leadership is about inspiring and enabling others to do their absolute best together to realize a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose. George B. Bradt; Jayme A. Check; John A Lawler, The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan
    Leadership



  11. Effective communicators make great friends. They're open to many things and are able to translate their thoughts into meaningful words and actions. Patrick Cogen, Communication Skills
    Communication



  12. Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words. Catherine Pulsifer
  13. Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words. A hug can sometimes express more than our words will ever express. Catherine Pulsifer
    Listening



  14. Trust in ourselves and others gives us the courage and capability to create meaningful and lasting relationships. Sue Patton Thoele
    Trust



  15. The vision of people 50+ spending their retirement years gardening, golfing, and lounging on the beach is out. Meaningful work is in. Kerry Hannon, Great Jobs for Everyone 50 +
    Work



  16. Meaningful Life Quotes

    Life is meant to be a vibrant, deeply felt, growing mosaic of long, meaningful moments. Brendon Burchard
  17. Life is meant to be a vibrant, deeply felt, growing mosaic of long, meaningful moments. Brendon Burchard, The Motivation Manifesto
    Life



  18. Nelson Mandela had the purpose of emancipating non-whites in South Africa. It was this purpose that gave his life meaning. Paulo Braga
    Nelson Mandela Quotes



  19. Goals like career change, losing weight, exercise endurance, improving health, improving the quality of your life, personal achievement, empowering family relationships, finding a significant other, empowering social relationships if they are all meaningful and require changes in habits, changes in your way of life. Yaniv Shlomo, Start Your Journey
    Quotes about Change



  20. The people who have succeeded have had to take small steps over and over again to get where they are 
 Catherine Pulsifer
  21. The people who have succeeded have had to take small steps over and over again to get where they are whether that being a doctor ... or a computer programmer ... And, so it is the same when you are developing a meaningful and full life. We need to proceed as if we are constructing a ship, or a house, or creating a work of art. Catherine Pulsifer, The Little Steps
    Success Quotes



  22. The payoff isn't just a clean house - it's a more satisfying, more meaningful life. Minimalism is an indispensable key to the better life you've been searching for all along. Joshua Becker, The More of Less
    Quote of the Day



  23. But if anyone was fully alive, on fire for God, and living a life full of meaningful risk, adventure, and fruitfulness - if anyone had passion and power, surely it was Jesus Christ. Mark Ballenger, Never Quit
    Prayer



  24. Goals help focus you on areas in both your personal and professional life that are important and meaningful, rather than being guided by what other people want you to be, do, or accomplish. Catherine Pulsifer
    Focus



  25. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper 
and more meaningful spiritual lives, 
vulnerability is the path. Brene Brown
  26. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
    Purpose



  27. Healthy teachers set boundaries and create healthy routines so that their work is meaningful, rich, and energetic, and they can also have healthy lives outside of their classrooms and schools. Mike Anderson, The Well-Balanced Teacher
    Teacher Quotes



  28. Famous Meaningful Quotes

    Thank you ....two of the most meaningful words in the English vocabulary. Doborah Norville
  29. Thank you consists of just eight letters that form two of the most meaningful words in the English vocabulary. Doborah Norville
    Encouraging Quotes



  30. Some people pass an entire day with no meaningful contact with anyone else. Your hospitality can be their hospital. Max Lucado, God Is With You Every Day
    Morning Quotes



  31. ... my lack of limbs has not kept me from enjoying great adventures, a fulfilling and meaningful career, and loving relationships. Nick Vujicic, The Power of Unstoppable Faith
    Words of Encouragement



  32. Life is more meaningful when you are  always looking to grow
 and working toward a goal. Les Brown
  33. Life is more meaningful when you are always looking to grow and working toward a goal. Les Brown
    Motivational Quotes about Life



  34. The Shepherd knows his sheep. He knows each one by name. The Shepherd knows you. He knows your name. Max Lucado
    Jesus



  35. The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems. Bruce Lee
    Famous Quotes about Life



  36. What the superior man seeks is in himself; 
what the small man seeks is in others. Confucius
  37. What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others. Confucius
    Believe In Yourself



  38. Real, meaningful success isn't based on what we have, our appearance, or in 'feeling good'. Real success comes from living our lives by God's values - and the ultimate reward of enjoying eternity in Heaven. Rick Warren
    God Quotes



  39. The Golden Rule teaches us to "Do unto others as we would have others do unto us." The Bible tells us this in the Book of Matthew (7:12), and this message is just as meaningful today as ever. Mary Kay Ash, The Mary Kay Way
    Quotes to Live By



  40. Best Meaningful Quotes

    ... reading inspirational quotes. The reality is that a lot of us do not commit to add this vital component to our daily routine when in fact it
 is so easy to do, very meaningful and powerful ... Catherine Pulsifer
  41. In the past, I often talk about the power of a daily diet of reading inspirational quotes. The reality is that a lot of us do not commit to add this vital component to our daily routine when in fact it is so easy to do, very meaningful and powerful, but so easy also not to do. Catherine Pulsifer, The Little Steps
    Inspirational Quotes



  42. Meaningful goals are centered around relationships, personal growth, and are autonomously chosen, meaning we chose the goal because we wanted it, and not because someone thought we should, to please our parents, or to live up to other popular ideas of 'success', such as becoming famous and/ or wealthy. Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
    Goals



  43. My purpose in retirement completely shifts to that which is 
meaningful to others .... Theodore W. Higgingsworth
  44. My purpose in retirement completely shifts to that which is meaningful to others while partaking in what provides satisfaction provides its reward. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Retirement Quotes



  45. With the passage of time and increased maturity, our excitement regarding Christmas may change. But our reason for celebrating grows deeper and more meaningful as our focus shifts from gifts to Christ. Charles Stanley
    Christmas Quotes



  46. As time passes and you settle into a comfortable relationship, you may find it all too easy to relax and forget to reconnect with your partner in meaningful ways. Marko Petkovic, 47 Little Love Boosters For a Happy Marriage
    Marriage Quotes



  47. Those who are mired in doubt fear to take action, to take any meaningful steps to go beyond but those of faith see only possibilities where obstacles are viewed as the necessary hurdles to go beyond. Byron Pulsifer, Doubt Replaced Through Faith
    Faith



  48. It is often not the words but the message behind the words that 
makes a  quote so meaningful. Paul Ayoub
  49. It is often not the words but the message behind the words that makes a quote so meaningful. Even the shortest of quotations can convey the most powerful of messages, provide meaningful perspective, and impart hard-won wisdom. Paul Ayoub, Inspire Me!
    Quotations



  50. To me, a genius is someone with a brilliant mind who has had great accomplishments in a challenging field, and changed the world in some meaningful way. I. C. Robledo, The Secret Principles of Genius
    Genius



  51. Reading quotations, remembering and repeating the well honored words of the great people; makes us wiser, helps us to make our utterances more authentic, our writings more meaningful. R. P. Suri
    Wise Quotes


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