Inspirational Quotes to Live by

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These inspirational quotes to live by will help you in real life situations.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”
― Confucius


Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; 
not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”
― Khalil Gibran


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


“We are what we pretend to be, 
so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night


We have to dare to be ourselves, 
however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
― May Sarton


You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
― Virginia Woolf



But better to be hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”
― Khaled Hosseini


There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. 
When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, 
we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. 
We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections.
― John Lennon


The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who
can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.”
― Abigail Van Buren


If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”
― Rick Riordan


If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.”
― Amy Tan


Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.”
― Anaïs Nin


He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche


The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; 
to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; 
and have courage when things go wrong.”
― Laura Ingalls Wilder



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“Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. 
Work's important, family's important, but without excitement, 
you have nothing. You're cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what's coming.”
― Nicholas Sparks


Never allow a person to tell you no
who doesn't have the power to say yes.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt


Look for the good in every person and every situation.
You'll almost always find it.”
― Brian Tracy


Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
― Theodore Roosevelt


A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.”
― Maya Angelou


Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
― Martin Luther King Jr


We meet no ordinary people in our lives.”
― C.S. Lewis


I long to accomplish a great and noble task, 
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”
― Helen Keller


Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”
― Theodore Roosevelt


Be like melting snow -- wash yourself of yourself.”
― Rumi


The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.”
― John Keats


People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the 
smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
― Kent M. Keith, Paradoxical Commandments



The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.”
― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, On Life After Death


Life is short, Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly
Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret anything
That makes you smile.”
― Mark Twain



Don't run through life so fast that you forget not only where you have been, 
but also where you are going. Life is not a race, but a journey to be savored.”
― Anonymous




Until the end comes, enjoy your life, spend it in happiness, not despair. 
Savor your food, make each of your days a delight, bathe and anoint yourself, 
wear bright clothes that are sparkling clean, let music and dancing fill your house, 
love the child who holds you by the hand, and give your wife pleasure in your embrace. 
That is the best way for a man to live.”
― Anonymous



Let there be spaces in your togetherness”
― Khalil Gibran



Keep doing the right. God is building character in you, and you are passing that test. 
Remember, the greater the struggle, the greater the reward.” 
― Joel Osteen





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