It Is What It Is Sayings and Quotes

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


You just have those days. You just allow yourself to have those days. I think everybody has bad days. So because of that, when you recognize it, just allow it to be. It is what it is. I don't think you should ever stifle your frustration, ever.     

Donald Faison

What comes, when it comes, will be what it is.

Alberto Caeiro

Face your fear Accept your war it is what it is.

Zakk Wylde

It is what it is, and it ain't nothin' else... Everything is clearly, openly, plainly delivered.     

Dan Flavin

It is what it is. You are what you it. There are no mistakes.

Tom Robbins

I'm just not into trying to convince people like me. I always say to myself, 'It is what it is.' I walk into a situation knowing that people are either going to love me or they're not, and that's OK. I'm just going to be me. You can't be everything to everyone.

NeNe Leakes

Nowadays, when females get into relationships it is as if they're telling guy: Hey, I hope these next few months will be worth you breaking my heart in the end.     

Dominic Amali

The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.

Susan Sontag

The Madden Curse has really taken on a life of its own. People just love talking about it, and it is what it is, but I look at it as a challenge.     

Drew Brees

No matter what I do now, there are certain doors I have already closed, certain opportunities I'll never get back. There's nothing to be done, I guess. It is what it is.     

Blake Nelson

I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said 'Nic, it is what it is, it's not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.'     

Nicole Kidman

I regret that I wasn't more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is.     

Ted Turner

Life is as it is, we take it to be hard or easy. It's all about our perception, attitude and level of gratitude.     

Geraldine Vermaak

Telling it like it is means telling it like it was and how it is now that it isn't what it was to the is now people.

Jill Johnston

Music is a beautiful thing to listen to. It is not a thing to preach to others about, it's not a cause. It is what it is-and that's a beautiful artform.

Synyster Gates

All my friends seem to be smart arses. Don't ask me why. Like many things, it is what it is.     

Markus Zusak

Take delight in a thing, or rather in anything, not as a means to some other end, but just because it is what it is. A child in the full health of his mind will put his hand flat on the summer lawn, feel it, and give a little shiver of private glee at the elastic firmness of the globe.

Charles Edward Montague

It is what it is, it is what you make it.

James Durbin

The roster that we have today may change tomorrow. It is what it is for right now.     

Nick Saban

It is what it is because you let it be so.

Suzy Kassem

Truth is not what you want it to be; it is what it is, and you must bend to its power or live a lie.

Miyamoto Musashi

The ultimate freedom depends on knowing the ultimate Truth. Truth is not what people say it is, it is what it is. And Truth, quite remarkably, sets one free, just like philosophers have said down the ages.     

L Ron Hubbard

One good thing about the past is that you can't change it. So there's no reason to go back. It's there. It is what it is. The only thing you can change is right now and what's happening next.

Neil Young

Beauty is not the cause of something, it is what it is.     

Emily Dickinson

It is what it is. I can't change what's happened to me.     

Giles Duley

I don't mean to sound sleezy but tease me I don't want it if it's that easy.

Tupac Shakur

It's not necessarily what a family is typically supposed to look like. But it is what it is. It's about a connection and bond that everyone can identify with.     

Queen Latifah

It is what it is. Either walk on, or accept.

Deborah Lawrenson

At my age, turning gray is kind of a blessing, where it softens all of the other horrible things it does to you, but it is what it is.     

Tom Selleck

This is a tough situation. But it is what it is, and time has an amazing way of knitting together solutions as long as everybody stays calm and resolves to be as gentle and patient as possible.

Amy Dickinson