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

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

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

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.


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

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

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

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.

Count your blessings, not your troubles.


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

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

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

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

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

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

. . . 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

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

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

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

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.


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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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