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What are some meaningful helpful quotes about life?

ones to help me get thru the life and ones to post on facebook :)

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  • Jo W
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    1 decade ago
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    These are all my favorites -

    INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES -

    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston Churchill

    “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” - Anatole France

    “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” - Pamela Vaull Starr

    “You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'” - George Bernard Shaw

    “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” - Thomas Alva Edison

    “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” - Albert Einstein

    “He is able who thinks he is able.” - Buddha

    “Recognition is the greatest motivator.” - Gerard C. Eakedale

    “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” - Albert Einstein

    “People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.” - Zig Ziglar

    “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” - Confucius

    “One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

    “Drink to me” - Pablo Picasso

    SAD/HEARTBROKEN QUOTES -

    “Though lovers be lost love shall not.” - Dylan Thomas

    “He's also there for people who have lost loved ones.” - Don McClure

    “Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.” - Emily Dickinson

    “To be with a man who hasn't tried every line, who hasn't broken up with a woman every which way you can break up with them, is kind of nice.” - Uma Thurman

    “It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him” - Marguerite Duras

    LOVE QUOTES -

    “Came but for friendship, and took away love.” - Thomas Moore

    “Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.” - Swedish Proverb

    “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” - A. A. Milne

    “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” - Judy Garland

    “True love always makes a man better, no matter what woman inspires it” - Alexandre Dumas Père

    “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” - Arthur Rubinstein

    “Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.” - Charles Caleb Colton

    “Woman reaches love through friendship; man reaches friendship through love” - Mohammed Hijazi

    “I love you,

    Not only for what you are,

    But for what I am

    When I am with you.

    I love you,

    Not only for what

    You have made of yourself,

    But for what

    You are making of me.

    I love you

    For the part of me

    That you bring out;

    I love you

    For putting your hand

    Into my heaped-up heart

    And passing over

    All the foolish, weak things

    That you can’t help

    Dimly seeing there,

    And for drawing out

    Into the light

    All the beautiful belongings

    That no one else had looked

    Quite far enough to find.

    I love you because you

    Are helping me to make

    Of the lumber of my life

    Not a tavern

    But a temple;

    Out of the works

    Of my every day

    Not a reproach

    But a song.

    I love you

    Because you have done

    More than any creed

    Could have done

    To make me good

    And more than any fate

    Could have done

    To make me happy.

    You have done it

    Without a touch,

    Without a word,

    Without a sign.

    You have done it

    By being yourself.

    Perhaps that is what

    Being a friend means,

    After all.” - Roy Croft

    “I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.” - Pietro Aretino

    “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.” - Roy Croft

    “You're my sweetheart to the max. I love you like Crispy Critters.” - Wesley Willis

    “Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.” - William Arthur Ward

    “You taught me to love fearlessly and to open up my heart. I've never known anyone like you. I love you to no end.” - Phil Martin

    “Some people never say the words 'I love you'. It's not their style to be so bold. Some people never say those words: 'I love you' But, like a child, they're longing to be told.” - Paul Simon

    LIFE QUOTES -

    “The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.” - Robert Flatt

    “Once they move, they're gone. Once you move, life starts over again.” - Jim Hinkle

    “When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of a

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  • 1 decade ago

    Here are a few:

    “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman

    “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.” - Swami Vivekananda

    "You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. I wove my webs for you because I liked you. After all, what's a life, anyway? We're born, we live a little while, we die. A spider's life can't help being something of a mess, with all this trapping and eating flies. By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone's life can stand a little of that." - Charlotte, "Charlotte's Web"

    "To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." - Emily Dickinson

    "Take it easy - but take it."

    Source(s): Google
  • He who has nothing to die for has nothing to live for. Moroccan Proverb

    Life is the game that must be played. Edwin Arlington Robinson

    The purpose of life is a life of purpose. Robert Byrne

    You only live once; but if you live it right, once is enough. Adam Marshall

    Only a life lived for others is worth living. Albert Einstein

    You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill

    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

    Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old. Jonathan Swift

    The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins. Heywood Broun

    We should give meaning to life, not wait for life to give us meaning. Stacy

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

    The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. Morrie Schwartz

    Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson

    Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence. Sydney Smith

    I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. Arthur Rubinstein

    The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle

    Have a nice day! :)

  • 1 decade ago

    "If people are going to call you a lunatic anyway, why not get the benefit of it? It liberates you from Convention."

    ~Gregory MacGuire, "Wicked"

    "If I can dream of waking in a dream, how can I tell I'm not dreaming now?"

    ~Saskia Madding

    "The nice thing about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised."

    ~George Will

    “I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?”

    ~Chuang Tzu

    "He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind."

    ~Leonardo Da Vinci

    "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

    ~Leonardo Da Vinci

    A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

    - Herm Albright

    "The art of life is the art of avoiding pain."

    -Thomas Jefferson

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you're going through hell, keep going. Unknown.

    Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  • JulieM
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    "The best condition in life is not to be so rich as to be envied nor so poor as to be damned"

    Source(s): www.higheredspace.com
  • 1 decade ago

    You live it only once!

    Source(s): The knowledge that you have one life and you live it only once gives you all that you want.
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