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“Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset.”

“Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do, but doesn’t get you anywhere.”
Van Wilder

“The most beautiful thing is to see a person you love smiling. And even more beautiful is knowing you are the reason behind it.”

“Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.”
Randall G Leighton

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”
Ann Landers

“Sometimes, when you’re mad, you have the right to be mad, but you don’t have the right to be cruel.”

“Don’t be afraid of change. You may end up losing something good, but you will probably end up gaining something better.”

“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

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.”

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.”
Elbert Hubbard

“Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, because hate in your heart will consume you too.”
Will Smith

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”
James Dean

“Nobody is perfect, and nobody deserves to be perfect. Nobody has it easy, everybody has issues. You never know what people are going through. So pause before you start judging, criticizing, or mocking others. Everybody is fighting their own unique war.”

“Choose the guy or girl who brings you to meet his or her parents, not his or her bedroom.”

“The best thing in life is finding someone who knows about all your flaws and still thinks you’re completely amazing.”

“Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.”

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

“While you’re busy looking for the perfect person, you’ll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy.”

“The most painful and worst possible types of goodbyes are the ones that are never said, or never explained.”

“Crying doesn’t indicate that you’re weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you’re alive.”

“You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.”

“Making one person smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world, but their world. Start small. Start now.”

“Someone will always be prettier. Someone will always be smarter. Someone will always be younger. But they will never be you.”

“Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly.”

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”

“Giving up and moving on are two very different things.”

“A silent hug means a thousand words to the unhappy heart.”
Timmy Jim

“Letting go is not forgetting, it’s remembering without fear.”

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”

“Throughout your lifetime, the most difficult choice you will ever have to make is deciding whether you should let go, or hold on a little longer.”

“We meet no ordinary people in our lives. If you give them a chance, everyone has something amazing to offer.”

{ 21 comments… add one }
  • RLLV January 14, 2024, 10:42 am

    Never look down on someone unless you’re helping them up

  • Shantel April 23, 2015, 10:31 am

    Nothing is as sweet as this life changing quotes thanks for lifting my soul up again.

  • Nagendra November 28, 2014, 10:49 am

    “Throughout your lifetime, the most difficult choice you will ever have to make is deciding whether you should let go, or hold on a little longer.”

    Very true about this!…………….

  • Gajen chhetri May 8, 2014, 2:05 am

    It has really inspired me keep on posting.. God bless u..

  • Nabiong April 4, 2014, 5:38 am

    Very amazing, it would be a turning point for some… keep posting, thnk u.

  • Ramesh February 21, 2014, 1:01 pm

    Very nice

  • Vishal Kumar February 14, 2014, 3:07 am

    These are mind blowing comments which keep us away from the day to day worries and keep us fresh.


  • Romecka July 31, 2013, 9:07 am

    Applicable to life …really 🙂

  • Elachi Lucky Edoka July 22, 2013, 9:20 am

    Powerful lessons indeed.

  • Camilia June 23, 2013, 12:36 pm

    I loved this story !

  • Mapula June 5, 2013, 6:09 pm

    Choose a girl or guy who brings you to meet his or her parents, not his or her bedroom…Laughing Out Loud!! Perfect advice for us youngsters, thanks a lot.

  • Nitesh May 3, 2013, 7:59 am

    Thanks to motivate me……. very thanks.

  • Sathya prabhu April 22, 2013, 3:48 pm

    Good appreciable quotes, All the best.

  • Christine April 15, 2013, 8:39 am

    I truly appreciate all this.

  • Marcela March 13, 2013, 11:56 pm

    “Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do, but doesn’t get you anywhere.”
    Van Wilder

    This has got to be one of my favorite, all time quotes. Thanks for sharing these. Sometimes I feel like I worry and worry and it just never seems to solve anything. I have a child with special needs, it’s hard to worry, but at some point you just have to let go, relax, and enjoy your life!

  • Gebyu January 14, 2013, 11:05 pm

    Very inspiring lessons…live life to the fullest…not with foolishness.

  • Jyoti Virkar December 4, 2012, 6:48 am

    This page is amazing. I read them when my brain is completely stressed out while working on reports. I feel good after reading few stories.

    Trust me, after reading I feel I live my life complete.

    Thanks a Ton 🙂

  • Tech December 3, 2012, 11:22 am

    It realy gave me a lot of things to remember and tips to have a peaceful life. Thank you very much.

  • Pratap November 23, 2012, 11:27 am

    Good, keep on posting, which helps others.

  • Rai Debit November 18, 2012, 9:56 am

    I am Nepali …

    After reading this, I felt if I was inspired by these Life Lessons that I have truly experienced ..

    I would like to say a big ‘Thank You’ to uploader, Stephen and those who wrote meaningful quotes above for taking their time on giving us lessons about Life …

  • Rita Borg November 17, 2012, 1:28 pm

    All of these life lessons made a lot of sense. The most one I relate to is of Van Wilder about worrying. Thank you for teaching us to be wise.

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