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.


If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.      

Lev Grossman

Learn the importance of dedication and consistency in action.     

Sir Richard Branson

Failure and turmoil in life is only meant to teach us something, if we have the ears to listen. It's not meant to be held onto or define us. Listen for the lesson, then let it go. Keep dreaming, keep wishing.     

Jonathan Vasquez

So, are you ready to follow Batman and maybe learn a few life lessons along the way? The first lesson is, life doesn't give you seat-belts! Let's go!     

Batman

Great. A life lesson. Those are worth way more than money.     

Leo Dooley

There's nothing to understand. I lost. This is a life lesson to learn. Sometimes the good guys don't win.     

Lena Luthor

Life lesson 101. Before using an electrical appliance, it's better to communicate with them. For example, you could shout at it!     

Wan Sui

Life's lessons / So you think you know it all / But you're headin' for a fall / Ooh to make it back again / You'll have to crawl and step back / Take a look around / Are your feet still on the ground / Can we find you in the section of lost and found     

Gary Rossington

I've learned some lessons in my life / Lessons in my life / Always be careful of mankind / Be careful of mankind / They'll make you promises today / But tomorrow they change their mind / Make you faithful promises today / But tomorrow they change their mind     

Peter Tosh

So on the story goes / Heaven only knows / The road of life will turn / A lesson we will learn / And no one knows but fate how we'll end     

New Edition

Life is a ponderous lesson-book, and Fate / The teacher. When I came to love's fair leaf / My teacher turned the page and bade me wait. / 'Learn first,' she said, 'love's grief'; / And o'er and o'er through many a long tomorrow / She kept me conning that sad page of sorrow.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When I had shed my glad year's leaf, / I did believe I stood alone, / Till that great company of Grief / Taught me to know this craving heart / For not my own.     

George Meredith

Life of my life, you seem to me / Like some pallid olive tree / Or the faded rose I see: / Nor do you lack beauty, / But pleasing in every way to me, / In shyness or in flattery, / Whether you follow me or flee, / Consume, destroy me softly.     

Torquato Tasso