Life and Live Life Quotes
Here are some of my favorite quotes (many written by myself over a 13 year period). I hope some of them resonate with you Enjoy my friends:
Being classy is NOT about being stuck up, but more so about having a simply unique style that will never be forgotten. To be classy is to have respect; respect for others, respect for elders, and most of all respect for yourself. -unknown
As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you “ the first time around. -Oprah
Love is not who you can see yourself with it is who you can’t see yourself without. -unknown
I think so many times we let our past dictate our future. It not only hurts our life, but it hurts the good people who want to become apart of it, too. -DeAndre Carswell
Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. -Robert Fulgham
There is nothing more wonderful in life than seeing life as an adventure. We should all try things that we’re afraid of. We should all look very clearly into the unknown and enjoy it. Because when you come in contact with things that you really don’t know, that’s when you’re truly living. -unknown
With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. -Wayne W. Dyer
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. -Oprah
Immature people always want to win an argument, even at the cost of a relationship. Mature people understand that it’s always better to lose an argument and win a relationship. -unknown
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. -Mary Anne Radmacher
In 20 years people won’t remember your name or achievements, or maybe even what you look like. But in 20 years they will remember how you made them feel and the memories you gave them.
If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things “ you don’t have enough goals.
When you meet the right person, you know it. You can’t stop thinking about them. They are your best friend, and your soulmate. You can’t wait to spend the rest of your life with them. No one and nothing else can compare. -How I Met Your Mother (Season 7, Episode 10)
Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.
The more difficult it is to reach your destination, the more you’ll remember and appreciate the journey. -Susan Gale
As you get older, your expectations or trust of others is not as high as it was when one was young, naive and felt unstoppable. That is one of the things that many of us strive to regain most from life as we age, which is this innocence we once had, but due to the scars one accumulates with age, finding your way back to this prized destination is almost impossible, because the compass we used then has been shattered by the weight of life’s disappointments. -Avis John
People break up all the time, mainly for the wrong reasons. They let the smallest things tear apart something so beautiful.
Theory of Relativity: 98% of the people you’re related to are just plain weirdand the other 2% who are normal won’t associate with you. -Susan Gale
A woman would be much better off if she could distinguish the difference between a man that flatters her and a man that compliments her, a man that spends money on her and a man that invests in her, a man that views her as property and a man that views her properly, a man that lusts after her and a man that loves her, a man that believes he is God’s gift to women and a man that remembers a woman is God’s gift to man. Know your self worth; God doesn’t make junk. He makes jewels.
Sometimes it looks like everything is falling apart and all you do fails, but you have to stay strong. Night is always darkest before the dawn and your life is just the same “ the hard times will pass, everything will get better and the sun will shine brighter than ever.
One of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder. -unknown
A foolish person will be known by several things: Anger without cause, speech without thought, change without progress, inquiry without reason, thought without action, and dishonesty without conscience.
For those who have lost any of their loved ones, or friends. As a matter of fact, nobody ever dies. Because they’re gonna live inside everybody who ever knew them. Everyone they ever touched, no matter how little, and the people who love them, their families and friends, they’re never gonna stop thinking about them or talking about them. They’re never gonna die because they were loved and they loved. They’re going to live forever in your heart, as death doesn’t put an end to love. -unknown
It’s one of those things that people say, you can’t move on until you let go of the past. Letting go is the easy part, it’s the moving on that’s painful. So sometimes we fight it, try and keep things the same. Things can’t stay the same though. At some point, you just have to let go. Move on. Because no matter how painful it is, it’s the only way we grow. -Grey’s Anatomy
Remember, there are no real failures in life, only results. There are no true tragedies only lessons. And there really are no problems only opportunities waiting to be recognized as solutions by the person of wisdom.
In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. -Drew Barrymore
When two people really care about each other. They will always look for a way to make it work, no matter how hard it is. -unknown
Love is stronger than differences. We all live on the same planet. We walk on the same earth. We breathe the same air. No matter where I was born, no matter what color skin I have or what religion I was raised to believe in, everything and everyone is connected to this one life. I no longer choose to prejudge others, to feel either superior or inferior. I choose equality ~ to have warm, loving, open communication with every member of my earthly family. I am a member of the earth community. Differences of opinion are wonderful, colorful varieties of expression. Today my heart opens a little bit more as I go about creating the world I want to live in. -Victoria Halik
Let go of the past and the past will let go of you.
The voice you should believe in the most is the one inside of you. No one outside of you should ever be able to drown out the belief you feel inside. If you’ve locked into a solid conviction about your path, your goal, your view of the universe, then believe in it, and make your voice the loudest, inside of you. -unknown
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because most of life’s greatest lessons are learned through pain.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
Easy is instant gratification. Hard is a lifetime of satisfaction. -unknown
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don’t have to like it it’s just easier if you do. -Byron Katie
If you can’t save the relationship, at least save your pride.
Never blame any day in your life. Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience, and the worst days give you a lesson.
When someone leaves you voluntarily and happily, let them go. Because when you fight for them, it’s not a fight for love, it’s a fight for your own obsession. Love is being happy together, not possessing each other’s happiness. -Joshua Christian
When a bird is alive it eats ants, yet when it dies, the ants eat it. Circumstances can change at any time and the tables usually turn over a period of time. Do not oppress, despise, or hurt anyone during your lifetime. You may be powerful today, but remember, time is more powerful than you. Just like one tree makes a million match sticks, yet when the time comes, only a single match stick is needed to burn a million trees. -The Sacred Path of Love
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. -Oprah
Life becomes easy when you become stronger. -Robert Tew
Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again. -Frank Sinatra
Always focus on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go. -unknown
You are a beautiful creation perfectly imperfect a work in progress you have everything you need to fulfill your purpose don’t dilute yourself for any person or any reason you are enough be unapologetically you. -Steve Maraboli
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. -Steve Maraboli
Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have and offer thanks for all the troubles we don’t have.
A second chance is worthless if you didn’t learn from your mistake the first time.
It’s good to have someone who will talk to you, but it’s great to have someone who will listen to you. -Susan Gale
The best revenge is just moving on and getting over it. Don’t give someone the satisfaction of watching you suffer. -unknown
At the end of the day, memories are all that matter. Things fade away, people changebut memories will live on forever.
Sometimes a short walk down memory lane is all it takes to appreciate where you are today. -Susan Gale
You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions, not words, that matter. -Nicholas Sparks
Life doesn’t always introduce you to the people you want to meet. Sometimes life puts you in touch with the people you need to meet “ to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you, and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. -Socrates
We are only given today and never promised tomorrow. So be sure to tell someone you love them. -unknown
Whatever makes you feel bad, leave it. Whatever makes you feel good, keep it.
My past is not about regrets, there are no bad memories. There are only lessons learned that make me grow stronger for my future.
You can’t fight for a place in someone’s life because no matter how hard you try to keep your place they’ll put you where they want to even if it’s not where you should be.
Until you reach the end of the road, there is still time to change the path you’ve chosen. -Susan Gale
Too little time is never the problem. It’s your priorities and how you plan the things in it.
The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. -Elisabeth KÃ¼bler-Ross
Having no reason to stay is a good reason to leave. -unknown
If you have to keep wondering where you stand with someone, perhaps it’s time to stop standing and start walking.
You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you. -Tom Ford
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience. -Robert Fulgham
Flowers only bloom when they are ready. People are the same way. You cannot rush or force them open just because you think it’s time. Be patient. -BBC
I can’t go back to yesterday “ because I was a different person then. -Lewis Carroll
When the wrong people walk out of your life that just makes room for the right ones to walk in.
Beauty comes from within, not from what you wear. -Adele
It doesn’t matter who you used to be, what matters is who you’ve become. -Robert Tew
Don’t wait until it’s too late to tell someone how much you love them and how much you care about them, because when they’re gone, no matter how loud you shout and cry, they won’t hear you anymore. -unknown
I don’t know what’s going to happen to me tomorrow. That’s why I don’t save my best for last. -Paulo Coelho
Consider the possibility that the little obstacles in life are not obstacles at all, but stepping stones. -Neale Donald Walsch
Junk food isn’t good for you and neither are junk people. -Robert Tew
If you don’t do stupid things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old.
Don’t be what people want you to be. Be yourself and find someone who truly loves you for what and who you are. -unknown
Before befriending others, you have to be your own best friend. Before correcting others, you have to correct yourself. Before making others happy, you have to make yourself happy. It is not termed as selfish but personal development. Once you balance yourself, only then you can balance the world.
Arguing with a fool only proves that there are two.
Letting go of the person you love is the most awful feeling you can ever receive. Letting go can mean, finally realizing you’re strong enough to let go of the one you love and move on, or it can mean letting go of your love and hoping that fate will bring you back together again, wishing if you’re meant to be.
As you breathe right now, another person takes their last. So appreciate your life and stop complaining about what you don’t have and start living with what you have.
Anyone who judges you by the kind of car you drive or shoes you wear isn’t someone worth impressing! -unknown
Sometimes you have to learn to let go of the person you love, and just hold on to the memory of what was. -Mark Amend
To settle an argument, think of what is right, not who is right.
You were born because you are going to be important to someone. -unknown
The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours “ it is an amazing journey “ and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins. -Bob Moawad
Life is short. Don’t waste it with negative people who don’t appreciate you. Keep them in your heart but keep them out of your LIFE! -Robert Tew
Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. So thank the past for a better future! -unknown
You will never become who you were meant to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are. -Robert Tew
You have to hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because most of life’s lessons are learned in pain. -unknown
Life is about changing for the better. If you have to let go of some people along the way, then you go right ahead.
To all the girls who are in a hurry to have a boyfriend or get married, a piece of Biblical advice: Ruth patiently waited for her mate Boaz. While you are waiting on YOUR Boaz, don’t settle for any of his relatives: Broke-az, Po-az, Lyin-az, Cheating-az, Dumb-az, Drunk-az, Cheap-az, Lockedup-az, Goodfornothingaz, Lazyaz, and especially his third cousin Beatinyoaz. Wait on your Boaz and make sure he respects Yoaz.
You need to stop doing things for someone, when you find out its expected rather than appreciated.
If an egg is broken by outside force, Life ends. If broken by inside force, Life begins. Great things always begin from inside. -Jim Kwik
Set aside the pains of the past, enjoy the blessings of the present, and look forward to the promises of the future.
Until you are broken, you don’t know what you’re made of.
Love doesn’t lie, people do. Love doesn’t leave, people do. Love surely doesn’t leave you broken and annoyed. That’s something only a person is capable of doing. Don’t blame love, if it’s not in you. -DeAndre Carswell
It’s not how long you live, but how you live, that matters most. -Jill Whitman
Learning from your own mistakes is smart; learning from others’ mistakes is wise; not learning from self or others is self-destructive. -unknown
Live to create love, art, music, peace and poetry. Bring to the world what no one else has and find passion in it. -Robert Tew
Be with someone who knows exactly what they have when they have you. Not someone who realizes it after they’ve lost you.
There comes a time in life when you’ll have to leave everything behind and start something new but never forget the ones who stood by your side, especially the ones who never let you go.
Fall in love with someone who truly deserves your heart. Not with someone who plays with it. -Sarah Dessen
Never say you’re not good enough, if that person can’t see you for who you are, then they are the ones who aren’t good enough.
What people say about you is a reflection of them, not you.
The best revenge is to live well. Remember, you can’t get ahead if you’re trying to get even. -unknown
Today is a brand new day. A fresh start. Replace any negativity with positivity. Think happy thoughts. Exercise. Drink lots of water. Fill your body with fuel. Healthy is happy. Inspire yourself. Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Give someone a compliment. Make a new friend. Do a random act of kindness. It creates good karma. Take chances and finally start living life to its fullest. But no matter what’s thrown at you today, smile and remember, tomorrow’s always a fresh new start. -unknown
The truth has never denied the seekeronly the seeker who has denied the truth. -Robert Tew
When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny. -Paulo Coelho
Until you see fear as an opportunity for growth, you won’t grow beyond your current self. -Robert Tew
Don’t live your life with hate in your heart. You will only be hurting yourself more than the people you hate.
Life is all about the little decisions you make everyday. You can’t change the decisions of the past, but every new day is another opportunity to make the right ones.
Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.
The only thing stopping your success is you. If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will. You are your only opponent.
Don’t take anything personally. Even when a situation seems so personal, even if others insult you directly, it has nothing to do with you. Their point of view and opinion come from all the programming they received growing up. When you take things personally, you feel offended and your reaction is to defend your beliefs and create conflict. You make something big out of something so little because you have the need to be right and make everybody else wrong. -don Miguel Ruiz
Value the people who love, respect and trust you the most, and forget about the negative and toxic people who don’t deserve you. -Robert Tew
Sometimes you just gotta be your own hero and save your own little heart, because sometimes the people you can’t imagine living without, can actually live without you. -unknown
Sometimes the only thing that people see is what you did when in fact they should be looking at why you did it.
Don’t convince yourself, believe in yourself. There’s a huge difference.
The reason why we hold on to something so tight is because we fear something so great won’t happen twice.
The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up! -Robert Tew
Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.
Small changes can eventually add up to huge results. -Optimus Prime
Don’t settle for less than you want, go grab the life you dream about, tomorrow may be too late.
Sometimes the only answer people are looking for when they ask for help is that they won’t have to face the problem alone. -Mark Amend
The more you care, the more you have to lose. -unknown
Stop comparing yourself to others. You are you; nobody else could be you even if they tried to be. You are unique and beautiful. Nobody else is you.
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life that you don’t need to escape from. -Seth Godin
Be true to yourself. You will stop caring what others think of you when you realize how rarely they actually do. -unknown
The things you hope for the most are the things that destroy you in the end. -David Levithan
Take a deep breath. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolutions until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first. -Jim Morrison
It’s better to be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires you to sacrifice your self respect.
Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength is about choosing your path, and living with the consequences.
If you’re being mistreated, lied to or cheated on then it’s time for you to save yourself and move on. Remember, it’s not your status that makes you happyit’s YOU that does! -Robert Tew
I want the world to be better because I was here. I want my life, I want my work, my family, I want it to mean something and if you are not making someone else’s life better then you are wasting your time. -Will Smith
Don’t hold on because you think there will be no one else. There will always be someone else. You’ve got to believe you are worth more than being repeatedly hurt by someone who doesn’t really careand believe that someone will see what you are really worth and treat you the way you should be treated.
You cannot make a mistake, you can only make a decision that will be your next best step. -Neale Donald Walsch
Take a picture of your face and remember that in ten years time you will be amazed at how gorgeous you were. Be amazed now. -Jennifer Pastiloff
You can’t be happy if you’re still holding onto people that have already moved on. Let them go! -Robert Tew
Who you were, who you are and who you will become are three completely different people. -Robert Tew
Practice really seeing whatever it is you’re looking at. -unknown
If you can’t do anything about it, laugh like hell. -David Cook
Your life isn’t behind you; your memories are behind you. Your life is ALWAYS ahead of you. Today is a new day “ seize it! -Steve Maraboli
Let your talk be limited and your actions be unlimited. -Robert Tew
You can’t run away from all your problems, sometimes you just have to face them.
Sometimes I am happy for just one moment. ¨In that one moment, I don’t think about my problems, ¨I think of all the options I have. I think about all the years¨ ahead of me, I think about all the awesome people I will ¨meet, I think about all the adventures, about love,¨ about all the places I have yet to discover.¨ In that moment, I believe I will be happy one day. I know happiness is out there. I have hope.
There is ample time for you to be who you want to be. Don’t allow yourself to settle for less than what you think you deserve. Despite the struggles that you might be facing, never let go or give up; put God in the mist and exercise faith in him. -unknown
Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today but eventually.
Sometimes the one who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for them.
It’s not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.
The most precious gift you can give someone is the gift of your time and attention.
The Universe added one more day in your life today; not necessarily because you need it, but because someone else might need you.
People are attracted to you by what they see in you; they remain attracted to you by what you see in yourself. -Mark Amend
Don’t ever count on someone else to give you happiness, make your own.
You can’t make them love you, but you can show them what they’re missing out on.
The most undeveloped property in the world lies between two ears. -Susan Gale
No matter how much you revisit the past there’s nothing new to see. -Robert Tew
Stop holding on to what hurts and start making room for what feels good.
You are not what happened to you in the past. You are now, you are this moment. What will you do with it? Who will you choose to become? -Robert Tew
You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off. -Miley Cyrus
Plan your relationships around your life Not your life around your relationships. -Robert Tew
You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see. But, you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel. -Johnny Depp
If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy. -unknown
We sometimes let people get the best of us, destroy us, and change our opinions on what we believe is true. Only you know what is right for yourself. You have the power, you make the choices and you learn. Each experience we go through in life is a lesson to be learned. We all make mistakes. Why is that so hard for some to understand? No one should be judged by the mistakes they have made