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50 Powerful Quotes About Life

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I Love Collecting Quotes

I enjoy reading quotes…

Specifically, I love reading and “collecting” quotes in my daily life for they always manifest my life and always encourage me to be more positive…and you know the power, the power to inspire up myself, to encourage myself, to power up myself and to cheer up myself.

Well, maybe someone out there can hardly believe that quotes that carry inspiration and motivation can always be one’s life’s greatest sources of inspiration, it really can and in fact, I am one of those who benefits. Thus, I do have a habit to note down whatever the motivational and inspirational quotes in my “life’s quotes” handbook and enjoy reading them whenever I need to be “charged”.

Though it sometimes can be as short in just a sentence or two, yet, it contains deep wisdom of life…

Frankly, I just couldn’t help but eager to share some of my favorite quotes here with you…yes, the quotes that helped me to stay the course no matter what challenges or setbacks came my way during those years…

Happiness is a habit, cultivate it!

Happiness is a habit, cultivate it!

50 Selected Life Quotes By Me

1. Its not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. - Vince Lombardi

2. Positive thoughts bring positive energy, and positive energy brings positive results.- Jordan Hemmann

3. Happiness is a habit, cultivate it. - Elbert Hubbard

4. Never lose your happiness. Problems will come and go, problems are external situations which have come from others, and they will come and go. Happiness is your own property and you always keep something that belongs to you. - Om Shanti

5. What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. - Leo Buscaglia

6. The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances. - Martha Washington

7. Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

8. Happiness, it seems to me, consists of two things; first, in being where you belong, and second, and best, in comfortably going through everyday life, that is, having had a good night’s sleep and not being hurt by new shoes. - Theodor Fontane

9. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. - Thich Nhat Hanh

10. Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.- Jim Rohn

Life is to be enjoyed, not endured...

Life is to be enjoyed, not endured...

11. There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. - Albert Einstein

12. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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13. Do not dwell in the past; do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha

14. “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” - Carlos Castaneda

15. God writes a lot of comedy…the trouble is, he’s stuck with so many bad actors who don’t know how to play funny. - Garrison Keillor

16. In three words I can sum up everything I have learned about life…it goes on. - Robert Frost

17. Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well - Josh Billings

18. Life is but thought. - Sara Teasdale

19. Life is half spent before we know what it is. - George Herbert

20 You have to pay the price. You will find that everything in life exacts a price, and you will have to decide whether the price is worth the prize.- Sam Nunn

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life

21. “Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you'd been before the fall.” - Jodi Picoult

22. “No matter how careful you are, there's going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn't experience it all. There's that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should've been paying attention.Well, get used to that feeling. That's how your whole life will feel some day. This is all practice.”- Chuck Palahniuk

23. “The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.” - Tom Clancy

24. “Sometimes you don't need a goal in life; you don't need to know the big picture. You just need to know what you're going to do next!” - Sophie Kinsella

25. “Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” - Terry Pratchett

26. “Why trying so hard to fit in, when you're born to stand out” - Oliver James

27. “Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” - Elizabeth Gilbert

28. “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” - G.K. Chesterton

29. “The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” - - Stephanie Perkins

30. “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” - Randy Pausch

You cannot find peace by avoiding life

You cannot find peace by avoiding life

31. My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, occupy myself as best I can. - Cary Grant

32. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein

33. The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing - Marcus Aurelius

34. We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it. - Lauryn Hill

35. While there’s life, there’s hope - Marcus Tullius Cicero

36. When I hear somebody sigh “life is hard”, I am always tempted to ask…”compared to what”? - Sydney J. Harris

37. “The art of living contained only in one phrase: make use of suffering...' - Henri-Frederic Amiel

38. “Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?” Mary Oliver

39. Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.Anthony J. D’Angelo

40. Life has got be lived, that’s all there is to it.Eleanor Roosevelt

41. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

42. You've got to dance like there's no body watching, love like you'll never be hurt, sing like there's nobody listening, and live like it's heaven on earth. William W. Purkey

43. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West

44. It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not. Andre Gide

45. “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it, Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it.” Mother Teresa

46. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ―Dr. Seuss

47. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein

48. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”Virginia Woolf

49. “Life's hard. It's even harder when you're stupid.”John Wayne

50. “Life is to be enjoyed, not endured”Gordon B. Hinckley

It's Priceless When It Touches You

To those who are struggling in life, hope the above quotes could do you some help...

Never overlook the quotes that only with that few little words, it's priceless when it touches you...

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Comments

Injured lamb (author) on July 03, 2013:

Really appreciate much Shelley, thanks for visiting me and leaving me your kind comment...be blessed, have a good day!

Shelley Watson on July 01, 2013:

One of my favourites is " Life is not about how many breaths you take but how many moments take your breathe away." Thank you for this great hub!

Injured lamb (author) on April 25, 2013:

Hi Klavdija Frahm, thanks for the visiting...appreciate much for the comment and compliment, hope you enjoy, be blessed...

Klavdija Frahm on April 25, 2013:

Great hub with so many beautiful quotes! Can't help but voted up :)

Injured lamb (author) on October 13, 2012:

Thanks justin...glad to know that you love these...enjoy your life always, cheers!

justin on October 12, 2012:

Love the quotes! There are a few I have written down and plan to use to help me in my everyday life thatnk you!

Injured lamb (author) on October 04, 2012:

Hi Shrikrishnap, welcome to be here and thanks for the comment made, hope you enjoy...be blessed...

Shrikrishna Potdar from Bangalore on October 04, 2012:

This Nice collection of quotes. Thanks for sharing

One which I like

"Everyday of your life is a Page of your History

So make your everyday The Best Day in your Life"

Injured lamb (author) on September 12, 2012:

Thanks Afzal and wild kid, appreciate your comment much...have a nice day!

wild kid on September 11, 2012:

nice one

Afzal on September 10, 2012:

we all are learn something into quotes really it's all are heart touching

and show the way how to live in life

Injured lamb (author) on August 26, 2012:

Thanks for the kind words Abdall, hope you enjoy it...be blessed...

Abdall on August 25, 2012:

It's very nice and interesting , to have these type of quotes all the time.

Injured lamb (author) on August 10, 2012:

You are welcome Nyamache, glad that you enjoy the quotes...thanks for being here, be blessed...

Joshua Nyamache from Kenya on August 10, 2012:

Thanks for sharing these quotes. I was especially encouraged with this one, "It's not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. - Vince Lombardi"

Injured lamb (author) on August 08, 2012:

You are welcome jusstasrich...thanks for the reading and comment...be blessed...

jusstasrich on August 08, 2012:

Quotes 30 and 32 are my favorites. Thanks for sharing.

Injured lamb (author) on August 08, 2012:

Thanks for being here khanyiswa kulati, would try to share further soon...have a nice day...

khanyiswa kulati on August 08, 2012:

I love quotes they inspire me and make me able to overcome all the obstacles life brings.PLEASE would you send me more quotes on 0711139562

Injured lamb (author) on August 07, 2012:

Yes, he was truly a genius...thanks for the visiting and comment GoGreenTips, have a nice day!

Greg Johnson from Indianapolis on August 05, 2012:

Loved the quotes! Especially number 11 by Albert Einstein..he truly was a genius.

Injured lamb (author) on August 04, 2012:

@ jainismus: Hi jainismus, you are most welcome...thanks for being here with me and give me your support, appreciate much...take care!

@ jennzie : Thanks for the comment and voting Jenn, hope you enjoy the reading...have a nice day!

@ starstream: Thank you starstream...hope you enjoy, be blessed...

@ dinkan53 : Nice to see you again dinkan53, thanks for the kind words and voting, glad that you enjoyed it much...have a nice day!

@ naimishika: You are most welcome naimishika, hope you enjoy the reading, have a nice day!

dinkan53 from India on August 03, 2012:

I must admit that your quotes are really worth enjoying and your hub is worth visiting back. Enjoyed it very much. Voted up, interesting and shared!

Dreamer at heart from Northern California on August 03, 2012:

What a great list of quotes and an interesting article too.

Jenn from Pennsylvania on August 03, 2012:

These are all great quotes. Very nice hub, voted up!

Mahaveer Sanglikar from Pune, India on August 03, 2012:

Great quotes by great people, thank you for sharing.

Injured lamb (author) on July 28, 2012:

Thanks D Shannahan, agree with you that we can't find peace by avoiding life...thanks for being here and I appreciate your comment...be blessed...take care...

D Shannahan from Everywhere Man! on July 28, 2012:

didnt virginia wolf drown herself? lol.. "you can't find peace by avoiding life..."

Injured lamb (author) on July 22, 2012:

Thanks Rafael...glad that you enjoy this hub of mine, well...I would try and make a new one for this...thanks for the support Rafael, really appreciate much. Take care...

Rafael evangelista on July 21, 2012:

I love those qoutes hope u made a new one

Injured lamb (author) on July 13, 2012:

Really glad to know that you love all these Ken, thanks again for being here and give me your full support, and you definitely know that you have given me a good day...be blessed and take care Ken, cheers!

KenWu from Malaysia on July 13, 2012:

Thanks for this list of superb life quotes! I love all of them and have this quote by Einstein in my journal,

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."

I have voted up and bookmarked this hub for later re-read :)

Injured lamb (author) on July 09, 2012:

Well, it is. Thanks Jepoi...appreciate much for the comment left...all the best to you...

Jepoi on July 08, 2012:

Awesome this is what we called life :)

Injured lamb (author) on July 03, 2012:

You are most welcome Linda, appreciate much for the reading and comment, hope you enjoy...take care...

Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on July 03, 2012:

Superb quotes! They were all fantastic...I liked John Wayne's the best, so very true. Thank you for creating this hub:)

Injured lamb (author) on June 09, 2012:

Thanks ISAIAH...glad to know that this motivated you...thanks for your support and be blessed...

Injured lamb (author) on June 09, 2012:

You are most welcome Richard, thanks for leaving me your comment and support, bless you always...cheers!

ISAIAH on June 09, 2012:

Am really motivated by the quotes.i love them

Richard on June 08, 2012:

Thanks diene for your pationate love.

Injured lamb (author) on June 08, 2012:

Thanks suraj...glad that this helps you much...no matter what happens, though it's tough...cheer up my dear friend, you would be blessed...for sure...take care suraj...love you too...cheers!

suraj on June 07, 2012:

thanx 4 d thoughts.. I was depressed n It really helpd me alot.. God bless u.. Author.. Luv u..

Injured lamb (author) on May 24, 2012:

Woohoo...thanks kerlynb, you really made my day with this wonderful sweet comment...thanks for the reading and leaving me your precious comment, and of course, appreciate for the adding...yes, success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out, let's make it happen! Cheers!

kerlynb from Philippines, Southeast Asia, Earth ^_^ on May 24, 2012:

Absolutely inspiring! Thank you for coming up with this amazing list of motivational quotes! Have to vote this one up, useful, interesting, awesome, and beautiful! Another addition to your wonderful 50 list: "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." - Robert Collier

Injured lamb (author) on May 14, 2012:

Yes, you are right...sometimes a good quote can really save the day, thanks Max...take care!

BeyondMax from Sydney, Australia on May 14, 2012:

Lovely collection! I like quotes too, sometimes a good quote can save the day =)

Injured lamb (author) on April 17, 2012:

Don't worry Bill,I understand well that this surely would not be your intention to neglect me...busy life sometimes tends to lead us this way...thanks for the reading and comment Bill, be blessed...

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 16, 2012:

Well you certainly got a few comments on this fine hub! I love quotes too and I'm not sure how I missed this one but I'm glad I finally found it. Sorry I have been neglectful of you and your efforts. I will rectify that soon.

Injured lamb (author) on February 25, 2012:

Hi Kenneth, glad to see you here again with your warmth wishes...thank you very much for the concern, I am okay at this very moment, hope you too leading a good day there, cheers!

Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on February 25, 2012:

Hi, injured lamb, my good friend . . .I was just thinking about you right now and wanted to see if my friend was okay. Hope so. Wishing you sunshine, smiles and secure peace of mind.

Kenneth

Injured lamb (author) on February 25, 2012:

Thanks Madurai, thanks for the reading and leaving me your comment, have a good day!

Madurai from Online on February 25, 2012:

Yes injured lamb, these quotes will certainly provide some positive attitude to those who follow it. Thanks for sharing:)

Injured lamb (author) on February 13, 2012:

Thanks Kenneth, Happy Valentine's Day to you too...

Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on February 13, 2012:

Dearest Injured lamb,

You are most welcome. Anytime. You are truly a gift to HubPages with your ease of writing. I appreciate having a creative talent like YOU for my friend and by the way, Happy Valentine's Day.

Your friend,

Kenneth

Injured lamb (author) on February 13, 2012:

Thanks Kenneth, thanks for being here with me with your full support, I am touched...appreciate much for the blessings, have a nice day there...

Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on February 13, 2012:

injured lamb,

It is my pleasure to be YOUR FOLLOWER and Im glad that YOU are among my following. I love your writing. And your sensitive style. You be blessed with safety, love, and peace of mind and please keep in touch.

Your friend, KENNETH

Injured lamb (author) on February 13, 2012:

Hi Kenneth, it's indeed my pleasure to have you in my follower list...frankly, this is really a powerful encouragement to me, appreciate much for your warmth and sincere comment...thanks for the sharing quote as well, be blessed always my friend, take care...

Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on February 12, 2012:

Injured lamb, Voted up and all the buttons on this one. Amazing writing here. Loved it!!! Keep it up.

Heres a quote for your scrapbook, "sadly as it is, we change, but not the mirror." (Ashley L. Wood, circa 1866).

Take care and keep up the wonderful work.

Kenneth

Injured lamb (author) on February 08, 2012:

You are most welcome James, glad that you enjoy this hub of mine...appreciate much...have a nice day there!

Injured lamb (author) on February 08, 2012:

Hi Sparklea, thanks for the reading and comment left...somehow, your kind words touched me much...bless you too...with love...

JamesPoppell on February 08, 2012:

I to am a collector of quotes. I love this hub and I bookmarked it. I like #50 because of its truth and because of who said it. Thanks for sharing.

Sparklea from Upstate New York on February 08, 2012:

To Injured Lamb THANK YOU for following me! LOVE your picture with the lamb! I also LOVE quotes, THANK YOU for sharing them. LOVE the Robert Frost quote, "In three words I can sum up life. It goes on." Phenomenal. I look forward to reading your other hubs. Blessings always, Sparklea :)

Injured lamb (author) on February 06, 2012:

Appreciate much for being here msorensson, thanks for the comment made, hope you enjoy the shared quotes, have a nice day... cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on February 06, 2012:

Thanks Claudia, glad to see you here with your sincere comment, be blessed...take care...

msorensson on February 06, 2012:

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing - Marcus Aurelius

Wow, thank you for this..I did not know he said that..but is wrestling that old? The sport?

Claudia Tello from Mexico on February 06, 2012:

I like the quote #12, from Emerson. It is a very good way to see life, as a series of experiments that can work out or not, but it gets the stress of having to get everything right all the time.

Injured lamb (author) on February 02, 2012:

Cheers to this KDee,thanks for giving me your support again...much appreciated.

KDee411 from Bay Area, California on February 02, 2012:

I got one ! "if Con is opposite Pro, is Congress is opposite Progress"

Seems that way.

Injured lamb (author) on February 02, 2012:

Thanks Tams R, glad that you like them all...cheers to your favorite 27!

Tams R from Missouri on February 02, 2012:

I like them all, but 27 is my favorite.

27. “Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” - Elizabeth Gilbert. To me, it accentuates the need for positive thinking.

Great hub!

Injured lamb (author) on February 01, 2012:

Appreciate much hoteltravel, glad to see you here and thanks for the comment and voting, be bless...take care...

Injured lamb (author) on February 01, 2012:

You are most welcome lord, hope you enjoy the reading...cheers!

hoteltravel from Thailand on January 31, 2012:

Lots of positivity here. What a great way to start the day! Would like to read more from you. Voting up.

Joseph De Cross from New York on January 31, 2012:

Powerful quotes that can make you ponder. Thanks for sharing dear friend!

LORD

Injured lamb (author) on January 31, 2012:

Thanks for being here with the comment...and well, the quote~get busy living or get busy dying, you take care too lisadpreston.

lisadpreston from Columbus, Ohio on January 31, 2012:

I too love quotes. These were some really good ones and I hadn't heard of most of them.My favorites from your list are: 13, 14,18,23,33,36 and 49. Quite a few.

I love the quote spoken in the movie "Shawshank Redemption" Get busy living or get busy dying. Take care.

Injured lamb (author) on January 31, 2012:

Thanks for the comment and bookmarking Lady_E, appreciate your kindness to share this with others, you take care too...

Injured lamb (author) on January 31, 2012:

Oh thanks Kay, you really left me here your sweet words with full of power...appreciate much for the reading...

Injured lamb (author) on January 31, 2012:

Glad to have your another comment here sunasia22, you made my day!

Elena from London, UK on January 30, 2012:

I love articles with quotes and this is a very unique one that I will bookmark and share with others..

Take Care...

KDee411 from Bay Area, California on January 30, 2012:

For a girl that says she's not good at writing,Looks pretty darn good to me.

Thanks for following me.

Nice to have you on my team.

Kay

sunasia22 from Philippines on January 30, 2012:

This is awesome! Wonderful collection of quotes! The quote on optimism by Jordan Hemmann is my favorite. Marked awesome, beautiful and interesting! Voted up!

Injured lamb (author) on January 22, 2012:

Hi Huma, thanks for the reading and compliment...you made my day!

Huma Shoaib on January 18, 2012:

You certainly have a very good habit of reading quotes!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Wow, a whole book of quotes? hope you can share them with us in your next hub...thanks for the comment Ann, be blessed always...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Glad that some of them are from your favorite people mary615, hope you enjoy...be blessed...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

You are most welcome Suzie ONeil, hope you enjoy...cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Hi always exploring...glad to see you again...frankly, I am so glad and touched to have your visiting and comment whenever I have my new hub published...really appreciate for your kind support and encouragement...let's cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Appreciate for the vote and comment Gypsy Rose Lee, hope that you enjoy it...cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Thanks for the comment and bookmarking Goodlady, glad that you enjoy this hub of mine, appreciate much...be blessed...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Hi b.Malin, I am so glad to have your kind comment here...really appreciate your time taken and the bookmarking...hope you enjoy...be blessed...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Thanks for the sweet comment Genna,you did give me a nice day...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Thanks GClark, yes, I love this much..."it's important to feed our brain with positive thoughts as it is to feed our stomach"...appreciate for your time taken...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

You are welcome sabrani44, hope you enjoy the quotes that I have shared here...cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Hi sassydee, thanks for the quote shared and the vote...have a nice day...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Glad that you love quotes too MsDora, hope you enjoy...thanks...

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

You are most welcome Majadez, thanks for being here...cheers!

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Hi Kris, thanks for the bookmarking and your kindness to share this with your followers...really appreciate.

Injured lamb (author) on January 18, 2012:

Hi Deena, thanks for dropping by...

anndavis25 from Clearwater, Fl. on January 15, 2012:

I have a whole book of quotes. There is good philosophy in them. But, I swear, when I try to remember one and use it, I can't! Nice hub. Ann Davis

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