72 Life lessons quotes

Life lessons are important to grow. Many people believe that life lessons are just lessons we get from our mistakes but I believe that life lessons are invaluable and worth cherishing. You cannot do something with your past but you can make your future bright with these life lessons quotes. Live your life to the fullest. So, if you are ready I am sure these life lessons quotes might help you to look forward and keep you motivated as well.

Here, are the quotes that I would like to share with you all.

  1. “I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let people fool themselves. They didn’t bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn’t argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn’t. ― Marilyn Monroe
  2. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ― Haruki Murakami
  3. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  4. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  5. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  6. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
    ― Maya Angelou
  7. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  8. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  9. “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.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  10. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  11. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  12. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  13. “You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  14. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  15. “Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  16. “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  17. “No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”
    ― haruki murakami
  18. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  19. “‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”
    ― Chico Xavier
  20. “The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself.”
    ― C. JoyBell C.
  21. “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
    ― Plato
  22. “If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.”
    ― Lev Grossman
  23. “The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.”
    ― Peter Shaffer
  24. “We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.”
    ― Santosh Kalwar
  25. “Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  26. “Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  27. “Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  28. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  29. “People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough.”
    ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  30. “And then I felt sad because I realized that once people are broken in certain ways, they can’t ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it’s already happened.”
    ― Douglas Coupland
  31. “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  32. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”
    ― E.A. Bucchianeri
  33. “A star falls from the sky and into your hands. Then it seeps through your veins and swims inside your blood and becomes every part of you. And then you have to put it back into the sky. And it’s the most painful thing you’ll ever have to do and that you’ve ever done. But what’s yours is yours. Whether it’s up in the sky or here in your hands. And one day, it’ll fall from the sky and hit you in the head real hard and that time, you won’t have to put it back in the sky again.”
    ― C. JoyBell C.
  34. “Do what you love, love what you do, and with all your heart give yourself to it.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  35. “Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  36. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  37. “The outer world is a reflection of the inner world. Other people’s perception of you is a reflection of them; your response to them is an awareness of you.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  38. “Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  39. “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”
    ― Anonymous
  40. “The biggest wall you have to climb is the one you build in your mind: Never let your mind talk you out of your dreams, trick you into giving up. Never let your mind become the greatest obstacle to success. To get your mind on the right track, the rest will follow.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  41. “Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  42. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  43. “You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.”
    ― John Irving
  44. “You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.”
    ― Mandy Hale
  45. “If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  46. “Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You…Be Free…Share.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  47. “I don’t care what you say to me. I care what you share with me.”
    ― Santosh Kalwar
  48. “I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.”
    ― Joe Abercrombie
  49. “Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.”
    ― Paulo Coelho
  50. “You don’t have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.”
    ― Red Haircrow
  51. “How hurtful it can be to deny one’s true self and live a life of lies just to appease others.”
    ― June Ahern
  52. “Then I discovered that being related is no guarantee of love!”
    ― Stieg Larsson
  53. “If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it.”
    ― C.S. Lewis
  54. “I don’t think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it.”
    ― Douglas Coupland
  55. “You must never behave as if your life belongs to a man. Do you hear me?” Aunty Ifeka said. “Your life belongs to you and you alone.”
    ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  56. “Turn your obstacles into opportunities and your problems into possibilities.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  57. “I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble”
    ― Rudyard Kipling
  58. “Always be fearless. Walk like lion, talk like pigeons, live like elephants and love like an infant child.”
    ― Santosh Kalwar
  59. “Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.”
    ― Bohdi Sanders
  60. “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
    ― Shannon Alder
  61. “I used to think the worst thing in life is to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.”
    ― Robin Williams
  62. “No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one’s life is nothing. Even the most evil of men and women, if you understand their hearts, had some generous act that redeems them, at least a little, from their sins.”
    ― Orson Scott Card
  63. “It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we’re wrong is courage, not weakness.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  64. “That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.”
    ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  65. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
    ― Steve Jobs
  66. “Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy.”
    ― Erol Ozan
  67. “Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good fucking life.”
    ― Chuck Palahniuk
  68. “Just like there’s always time for pain, there’s always time for healing.”
    ― Jennifer Brown
  69. “Gratitude builds a bridge to abundance.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett
  70. “That’s the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don’t expect them or want them.”
    ― Cecelia Ahern
  71. “Give out what you most want to come back.”
    ― Robin S. Sharma
  72. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
    ― Erol Ozan


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