Life quotes are powerful resource tools in areas of personal growth, life issues, relationship, society, meditation and many other areas of life. From these life quotes, you can derive inspiration, motivation and even hope from time to time.

Most of these life quotes meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors for some life quotes, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings.
I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these inspirational life quotes to your daily life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples outlook on life.

Find patience
Life Quotes on Being Patience
  • Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.Carl Jung
  • Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.Phillips Brooks
  • Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.Victor Hugo
  • Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom.Alice Walker
  • Find patience in the breath of life.Ryunosuke Satoro
  • There are very little things in this life I cannot afford and patience is one of them.Larry Hagman

The life of inner peace being harmonious and without stress
Life Quotes on Peace

  • Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.John Lennon
  • You cannot find peace by avoiding life.Virginia Woolf
  • The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life.Peace Pilgrim
  • To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life – bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace.Peace Pilgrim
  • Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!Patrick Henry
  • Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.Victor Hugo
  • Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions.Sai Baba
  • There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.Richard Pryor
  • The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.Norman Vincent Peale
  • Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.Richard M. DeVos
  • When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.Gerald Jampolsky

Death ends a life
Life Quotes on Relationships

  • Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.Hugh Mackay
  • You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.Kirsten Dunst
  • Death ends a life, not a relationship.Jack Lemon
  • I always believed in God and Christ, but I was in rebellion – trying to make my relationship with God fit into my life instead of making my life fit in with him. I was stubborn.Scott Stapp
  • I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?Shailene Woodley
  • I did learn one great lesson from a past relationship, and that was to never talk about relationships in print again because I’d rather live my private life than read about it.Brittany Murphy
  • Writing is my obsession, my passion. My relationship with it is one of the most complex and agonizing and richly vexing that I have in my life.Julianna Baggott
  • My work is about life as you and I experience it. You’re either lucky or you’re not lucky either your relationship works or it doesn’t.Mike Leigh
  • It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal.Eknath Easwaran

Life Quotes on Loss

  • Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.Dirk Benedict
  • I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.Marlo Thomas
  • There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.Oscar Wilde
  • I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life’s wisdom.Wislawa Szymborska
  • I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?Clyde Tombaugh

Life Quotes on Time

  • Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.Carl Sandburg
  • Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.Michael LeBoeuf
  • Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.Alan Lakein
  • Finding some quiet time in your life, I think, is hugely important.Mariel Hemingway
  • In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.Albert Schweitzer
  • Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.Steve Jobs
  • A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.Charles Darwin
  • Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.Earl Nightingale
  • If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.Bruce Lee
  • The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.Mark Twain
  • Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.Miguel Angel Ruiz

Life Quotes on Success

  • I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan
  • To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.Mark Twain
  • One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.Benjamin Disraeli
  • If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.Joseph Addison
  • The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.Tony Robbins
  • Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do.Napoleon Hill
  • Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.Thomas A. Edison
  • Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.Bob Feller

Life Quotes on Failure

  • A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
    Christopher Morley
  • Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.Joan Lunden
  • Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I’d abused.Luke Ford
  • Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.Nagarjuna
  • My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.Beverly Sills
  • All through life I’ve harbored anger rather than expressed it at the moment.Jessica Lange

Life and death are one thread
Life Quotes on Death

  • The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.David Sarnoff
  • People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.Jim Morrison
  • You can change your world by changing your words… Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.Joel Osteen
  • For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.Khalil Gibran
  • The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins? Edgar Allan Poe
  • Death and life have their determined appointments riches and honors depend upon heaven.Confucius
  • Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.Lao Tzu
  • Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.Norman Cousins
  • Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.Ludwig Wittgenstein

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