Life Quotes (2,000+ quotes)
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”
Address at Stanford University (2005) - youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
As quoted by Ernst Straus in Einstein: A Centenary Volume by A.P. French (1980), p. 32.
“Life is one big road with lots of signs.
So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind.
Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy.
Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.
Wake Up and Live!”
Wake Up and Live! on Survival (1979) - Song Lyrics
Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2002 edition), Tuttle Publishing - ISBN: 9780804834711. Similar to: izquotes.com/quote/65318
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.”
As quoted in: A Sourcebook for Earth's Community of Religions (1995) by Joel Diederik Beversluis
“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
"A Talk to Western Buddhists" p. 89
“My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”
“An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person's main task in life—becoming a better person.”
Path of Life (1909)
“And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worth while, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: I served in the United States Navy.”
―John F. Kennedy
Remarks at the U.S. Naval Academy (1 August 1963), Public Papers of the Presidents 321, p. 620
Quote of the day
“Don't think you can attain total awareness and whole enlightenment without proper discipline and practice. This is egomania. Appropriate rituals channel your emotions and life energy toward the light. Without the discipline to practice them, you will tumble constantly backward into darkness.”
— Lao Tzu