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.     


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.     


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.     


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.     


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


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.     


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


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


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

The world offers you comfort. But you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness.     

Pope Benedict XVI

Maybe you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.     

Carrie Bradshaw

The pain that you've been feeling, can't compare to the joy that's coming.     

Romans 8:18

Where thou art, thou is home.     

Emily Dickinson

Your comfort zone is not a place that you want to remain in. Dare, discover, be all that you can be.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Choosing a path for convenience and speed is usually a recipe for mediocrity. The things that most enrich our lives usually demand a bigger investment of time and discipline.     

Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.

If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone.     

John Maxwell

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.     

Denis Waitley

If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.     

Les Brown

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway.     

Mary C. Crowley

Life is but a journey; death is returning home.     

Chinese Proverb

The five stages - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.     

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The greatest barrier to someone achieving their potential is their denial of it.     

Simon Travaglia

Delay is the deadliest form of denial.     

C. Northcote Parkinson

We live in a world of denial, and we don't know what the truth is anymore.     

Javier Bardem

She's probably in denial that she's a great big ball of insecurity and I'm quite well aware that I am one.     

Boy George

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.     

George R.R. Martin

you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.     

Ernest Hemingway

There is no point in using the word 'impossible' to describe something that has clearly happened.     

Douglas Adams

I protect myself by refusing to know myself.     

Floriano Martins