50+ Life Lessons Quotes

50+ Life Lessons Quotes

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Life is a series of lessons - each one learned through some sort of trial and error. Through our mistakes, we learn what works and what doesn't. Through our mistakes, we learn what to do and what not to do the next time around.

Below you’ll find a curated collection of the best wise, inspirational, and humorous life lessons quotes and sayings.

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.

Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.

Amit Ray

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.

Erica Jong

Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy.

Erol Ozan

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : I've learned... . That being kind is more important than being right.

I've learned... . That being kind is more important than being right.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.

I have learned all kinds of things from my many mistakes. The one thing I never learn is to stop making them.

Joe Abercrombie

I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.

Marilyn Monroe

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.

Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.

Aesop

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.

Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.

Amit Ray

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Just because things hadn't gone the way I had planned didn't necessarily mean they had gone wrong.

Just because things hadn't gone the way I had planned didn't necessarily mean they had gone wrong.

Ann Patchett

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.

I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.

David Archuleta

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it

What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it

Edward Albee

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Aristotle

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : That's the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don't expect them or want them.

That's the thing about lessons, you always learn them when you don't expect them or want them.

Cecelia Ahern

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Most important thing in life is learning how to fall.

Most important thing in life is learning how to fall.

Jeannette Walls

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.

Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.

Dale Carnegie

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.

If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.

Lev Grossman

It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right --especially when one is right.

Friedrich Nietzsche

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself.

You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself.

Robin S. Sharma

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

Santosh Kalwar

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Never mistrust, unless given a reason.

Never mistrust, unless given a reason.

Sonia Rumzi

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : the scary part is that people don't realize how much they've changed .

the scary part is that people don't realize how much they've changed .

Simone Elkeles

Too many people miss out on real love because they're too busy waiting for the ONE to show up

Alexandra Potter

...I started to realize how many great things could happen by confronting the things that scare you most.

David Archuleta

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Denis Waitley

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.

Anonymous

People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren't already complicated enough.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

You must never behave as if your life belongs to a man. Do you hear me? Aunty Ifeka said. Your life belongs to you and you alone.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom

George S. Patton Jr.

Complex question can only be solved by patience.

Hlovate

Live the moment. Cherish the present. Anticipate the future. Frame the yesteryear

Hlovate

Never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The sun doesn’t apologize for being the sun. The rain doesn’t say sorry for falling. Feelings just are

Iain S. Thomas

(...)normalcy is an illusion. Each person is utterly unique. A standard of normalcy is something that most people of the world simply will never access.

Colleen Houck

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : I don't think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it.

I don't think anyone ever gets over anything in life; they merely get used to it.

Douglas Coupland

That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Which is the true nightmare, the horrific dream that you have in your sleep or the dissatisfied reality that awaits you when you awake?

Justin Alcala

Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.

Mandy Hale

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

Mary Oliver

If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first.

Oscar Wilde

Just like there's always time for pain, there's always time for healing.

Jennifer Brown

We make messes of our lives, but every now and then, we manage to do something that's exactly right. The challenge is figuring out which is which.

Jodi Picoult

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