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Joyful Living through Conscious Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Encouraging Quotes to Live By
Inspirational Quotes about Life and Love

Welcome to my Quotes Inspirational collection of Inspirational Quotes about Life, Love, Friendship, Family, Death, Success, Courage, Happiness, and many other subjects. These encouraging quotes to live by are a mixture of famous quotes I have selected and inspirational sayings I have authored.

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The greatest value of inspirational quotes (aphorisms) is to get us thinking about new ideas. Let those perspectives with which you disagree start you thinking, talking and questioning, but also let the comfortable, familiar, and inspiring quotes become a source of questioning. Open minds - open hearts. May you find these words of encouragement inspiring.

Quotations are dead unless a spur for inquiry.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Inspirational Quotes about Life


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What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle

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Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- Mark Twain

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dream, you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges
of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

A small group of thoughtful people could change the world.
Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
- Mohandas Gandhi

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
- C. S. Lewis

No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
- Meister Eckhart

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert Kennedy

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tsu

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
- Mark Twain

Honesty is the best policy.
- Benjamin Franklin

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
- Mark Twain

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

When the vast cathedral of our being becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Encouraging Quotes for Hard Times

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May today be your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Words Of Encouragement

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability
of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
- Henry David Thoreau

We live by encouragement and die without it -
slowly, sadly, angrily.
- Celeste Holm

Being human, we are imperfect. That's why we need each other.
To catch each other when we falter.
To encourage each other when we lose heart.
Some may lead; others may follow; but none of us can go it alone.
- Hilary Clinton

To praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's own efforts.
- Nagarjuna

Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I will not forget you.
Love me and I may be forced to love you.
- William Arthur Ward

You are your greatest asset.
Put your time, effort and money into training,
grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.
- Tom Hopkins


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