Everyday Life Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old everyday life quotes, everyday life sayings, and everyday life proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


After moral poisoning, one requires physical remedies and a bottle of champagne.     

Stendhal

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.     

Seth Godin

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew.     

Saint Francis De Sales

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.     

Thich Nhat Hanh

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.     

Helen Keller

The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.     

Tenzin Gyatso

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.     

Leo Buscaglia

God is closest to those with broken hearts.     

Jewish

There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow     

Soren Kierkegaard

Comfort is the only thing our civilization can give us.     

Oscar Wilde

Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable.     

Bobby Bragan

Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.     

St. Basil

comfort was allowed to come to them rare, welcome, unsought: a gift like joy.     

Ursula K. Leguin

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.     

Simone De Beauvoir

I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others.     

DeForest Kelley

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.     

George Eliot

Peace of mind comes when we find comfort in solitude instead of lonlieness.     

Robert Alan Silverstein

It's a comfort level for me. I know I can win out here now.     

Williamson

I have deep feelings for the welfare and comfort of others.     

DeForest Kelley

A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.     

Princess Diana

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.     

George Eliot

At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.     

Alan Alda

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.     

John

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.     

Confucius

It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.     

Kennedy

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.     

Murdoch

We needed to give comfort to our customers that gas was going to be available.     

Foster

One way to get comfort is to plead the promise of God in prayer, show Him His handwriting; God is tender of His Word.     

Thomas Manton

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.     

Mark Twain

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.     

Robert Frost