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Motivational Life Lessons Quotes

May these quotes about Life Lessons inspire and motivate you.

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard


 

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

Good judgement comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgement.
- Jim Horning

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man who views the world the same at fifty
as he did at twenty
has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali

I do not think much of a man who is
not wiser today than he was yesterday.
- Abraham Lincoln

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing
but in the midst of living.
- Anais Nin

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dance with a Light Heart.
I play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The River of Life has no judgments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

To live is to choose.
- Kofi Annan


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