Life is a gift. We need to embrace it and achieve all success and joy we can manage to get sucked out of life.

Wise quotes about life will give some insight into improving our lives.

Wise Quotes About Life:

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown


“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln


“The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” – John C. Maxwell


“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard


“What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” – Wayne Dyer



“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz


“Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” – Dale Carnegie


“When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell


“An unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates


“You can never plan the future by the past.” – Edmund Burke


“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro


“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Mahatma Gandhi


“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius



“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama


“There are three constants in life…change, choice, and principles.” – Stephen Covey


“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them–that only creates sorrow. Let reality be a reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

Wise Quotes on Life Experiences:

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?” – Robert Frost


“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy


“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein



“When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” – Voltaire


“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill


“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The problem is that when you get it, you’re too damned old to do anything about it.” – Jimmy Connors


“All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.” – Ming-Dao Deng


“…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” – Patrick Süskind


“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how the character is built.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt


“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou


“Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.” – John F. Kennedy


“There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela


“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn


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


“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”  – Auguste Rodin


“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.”  – Thomas Carlyle


“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”  – C.G. Jung


“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.”  – Paulo Coelho


“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.”  – John Gardner


“Life isn’t sure, life is scary, It doesn’t mean you stop living it.” – Susan May Warren


“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan


“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey


“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.” – C. S. Lewis


“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” – Harold Kushner


“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt