Life Lessons Sayings and Quotes

This journey called life is never short of teachable moments and life lessons. We live. We learn. Rinse. Repeat. Life experiences are like little breadcrumbs of wisdom, equipping us for the next curveball or unexpected turn. Below you’ll find a curated collection of the best wise, inspirational, and humorous life lessons quotes and sayings.


In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.     

Toba Beta

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Short cuts make long delays.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.     

Al Franken

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.

Denis Waitley

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.

David Russell

Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.

Heath Ledger

To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life.

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.     

Winston Churchill

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

Robert Frost

Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.

Sophia Loren

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.

Rita Mae Brown

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

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you' Not much.      

Jim Rohn

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.     

Vernon Saunders Law

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by every moment that takes your breath away.

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Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.

John Powell

No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can't go all the way around.

John Green

But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can't please everyone, so don't try.     

Chris Colfer

You can't wait around for something to become good, it either is, or isn't.

Toni Aleo

I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I'm actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.

Drew Barrymore

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.

Steve Jobs

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

Oprah Winfrey

A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.

Mandy Hale

You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.

The Notebook

We are who we choose to be.

Green Goblin

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