100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (7th Edition)

1) “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” — William James

2) “And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.” — William Shakespeare

3) “The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” — Norman Vincent Peale

4) “Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.” — Epictetus

5) “Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.” — William Cowper

6) “To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.”– Sir Walter Scott

7) “Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.” — Leonardo da Vinci

8) “This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.” — Winston Churchill

9) “You win battles by knowing the enemy’s timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.” — Miyamoto Musashi

10) “The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.” — Don Shula

11) “Self-respect is the fruit of discipline.” – Abraham J. Heschel

12) “A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. …Live being true to the single purpose of the moment.” — Yamamoto Tsunetomo

13) “That’s precisely the question everyone should be asking – why the hell not? — Why not you, why not now…” — Timothy Ferriss

14) “Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger

15) “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” — E. Joseph Cossman

16) “I am able to love my God, because He gives me the freedom to deny Him.” — Rabindranath Tagore

17) “The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.” — Zig Ziglar

18) “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” — Carl Gustav Jung

19) “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” — Chinese Proverb

20) “More than those who hate you, more than all your enemies, an undisciplined mind does greater harm.” — Buddha

21) “Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.” — Ralph Ransom

22) “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” — John F. Kennedy

23) “Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” — George Patton

24) “Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” — Jillian Michaels

25) “Don’t think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men.” — Donald Rumsfeld

26) “I would rather live my life as if there is a god and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t and die to find out there is” — Albert Camus

27) “There is no neutral ground in the universe; every square inch, every split second, is claimed by God and counter-claimed by Satan.” — C.S. Lewis

28) “The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” — Henry Ward Beecher quote

29) “Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.” — Warren Buffett

30) “I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.” — Acts 2:25

31) “All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.” — Juvenal

32) “Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.” — Ayn Rand

33) “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted.” — Orson Whitney

34) “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” — Mother Teresa

35) “What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.” — C. S. Lewis

36) “When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.” — Dejan Stojanovic

37) “One extends one’s limits only by exceeding them.” — M. Scott Peck

38) “Let me tell you what winning means….you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.” — Vince Lombardi

39) “Without promotion something terrible happens… Nothing!” — P.T. Barnum

40) “Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.” — Denis Waitley

41) “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” — Earl Wilson

42) “There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true Self.” — William James

43) “There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.” — Tony Robbins

44) “Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards.” — Tony Robbins

45) “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

46) “Everybody want to be a bodybuilder but nobody wanna lift heavy ass weight!” — Ronnie Coleman

47) “Life’s like a play: it’s not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

48) “You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.” — Brian Tracy

49) “The very fact that you are a complainer, shows that you deserve your lot.” — James Allen

50) “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” — Alfred Adler

51) “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” — C.G. Jung

52) “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” — Mark Twain

53) “The…warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything either as a blessing or a curse.” – Carlos Casteneda

54) “Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.” — Edmund Burke

55) “There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” — Og Mandino

56) “Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it.” — Napoleon Hill

57) “We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” — Marianne Williamson

58) “If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.” — Hesiod

59) “If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.” — Epictetus

60) “Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.” — Wilma Rudolph

61) “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” — Stephen Covey

62) “When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you.” — Walter Payton

63) “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” — Martin Luther

64) “Be as you wish to seem.” — Socrates

65) “Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.” — Nietzsche

66) “A span of a few heartbeats can make for a greater memory than the sum of a mundane year.” — R.A. Salvatore

67) “The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.” — Blaise Pascal

68) “Most people don’t believe something can happen until it already has. That’s not stupidity or weakness, that’s just human nature.” — World War Z

69) “If you only do what you know you can do — you never do very much.” — Tom Krause

70) “When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.” — Malcolm Forbes

71) “Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” — William Penn

72) “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” — William James

73) “The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.” — George Eliot

74) “I only succeeded because I was still working after everyone else went to sleep.” — Greg Evans

75) “Everyone is ready to give you something for whatever it is that they’re hungry for.” — Henry Oberlander

76) “People are rewarded in public for what they do in private.” — Tony Robbins

77) “Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” — Henry Ford

78) “The path of least resistance will never make you proud.” — Tony Robbins

79) “Expectations send unconscious signals that people respond to.” — Tony Robbins

80) “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” — Robert Southey

81) “Such is human psychology that if we don’t express our joy, we soon cease to feel it.” — Lin Yutang

82) “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” — Benjamin Franklin

83) “You can attract only that which you mentally become and feel yourself to be in reality.” — Ernest Holmes

84) “We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” — Chuck Palahniuk

85) “Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.” — Matsuo Basho

86) “Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.” — Wayne Dyer

87) “Life is not what it’s supposed to be. It’s what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.” — Virginia Satir

88) “The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.” — Ferdinand Foch

89) “The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.” — Havelock Ellis

90) “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” — Newt Gingrich

91) “He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.” — Horace

92) “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” — Naguib, Mahfouz

93) “Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.” — Robert H. Schuller

94) “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.” — Horace

95) “Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.” — Lionel Trilling

96) “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” — Chinese Proverb

97) “If you don’t know what you want, you end up with a lot you don’t.” — Chuck Palahniuk

98) “Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult.” — M. Scott Peck

99) “Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

100) “One who wins without troubles gets VICTORY. But one who wins with lots of troubles gets GLORY.” — Zahid Abas

Also see,

100 Great Quotes About Life And Living
100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (2nd Edition)
100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (3rd Edition)
100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (4th Edition)
100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (5th Edition)
100 Great Quotes About Life And Living (6th Edition)

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