Life is a gift and on our journey through life, there will be ups and downs. The trick is to stay positive when things go bad and enjoy it, even more, when things are going great. One thing that can help stay positive is hearing or reading inspirational and meaningful quotes from people that have been there.
We compiled some of the best quotes on the internet and each one is a nugget of wisdom. Here are 61 meaningful quotes on life, love, and the pursuit of happiness.
1) Let the meaningful quotes begin!
“If an egg is broken by an outside force, life ends. If broken by an inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from the inside.” – Jim Kwik
2) Meaningful and cute quotes.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss
Meaningful quotes: “Be strong, but not rude. Be kind, but not weak. Be bold, but not bully. Be humble, but not timid. Be proud, but not arrogant.” – Zig Ziglar
Meaningful quotes: “Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.” – Amelia Josephine Burr
5) Meaningful quotes about life.
“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.” – Robert H. Schuller
Meaningful quotes: “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Alexander Pope
7) Meaningful quotes about life.
“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
8) Meaningful quotes for him or her.
Meaningful quotes: “Life’s burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
9) Meaningful quotes about strength.
“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow’.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
10) Meaningful quotes in life.
“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
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11) Smile with meaningful quotes
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
12) Meaningful quotes to live life to the fullest.
“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean
13) Meaningful quotes about depression.
“Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” – Taraji P. Henson
14) Meaningful quotes about beauty.
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucious
Meaningful quotes: “Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” – Alice Walker
16) Inspiring meaningful quotes.
“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” – Masaru Emoto
The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.” – Mencius
“I think you have to know who you are. Get to know the monster that lives in your soul, dive deep into your soul and explore it.” – Tori Amos
19) Meaningful quotes with beautiful images.
“If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn
“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
“Life is just a chance to grow a soul.” – A. Powell Davies
22) Meaningful quotes about work, love, and happiness.
“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” – Leroy “Satchel” Paige
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
“To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found.” – Alex Ebert
“Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” – Martin Heidegger
“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren
“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein
“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” – Kahlil Gibran
“Pain changes people, it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out.” – Anonymous
“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin
“Basically, I was so worried about what everyone else was thinking, I forgot about what I was thinking.” – Lisa M. Cronkhite
“Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.” – Tryon Edwards
“Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.” – Arthur Miller
“Some things scratch the surface while others strike at your soul.” – Gianna Perada
“Someone once asked me, ‘Why do you always insist on taking the hard road?’ I replied, ‘Why do you assume I see two roads?'” – Anonymous
“The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne
“Success is the best revenge for anything.” – Ed Sheeran
“Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand. Step back and I will act.” – Chinese Proverb
“The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.” – Robin S. Sharma
“The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” – Steve Furtick
45) Meaningful quotes about love.
“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
46) Meaningful quotes about happiness.
“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” – Tom Bodett
“The thinking that got us to where we are is not the thinking that will get us to where we want to be.” – Albert Einsten
“This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” – Dennis Rodman
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” – Oscar Wilde
“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau
“I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship.” – Michelle Williams
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
“When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress.” – Anonymous
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein
56) Be victorious with meaningful quotes.
“You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. We were created to be victorious.” – Joel Osteen
57) Meaningful quotes about friends and life.
“You have to let people go. Everyone who’s in your life are meant to be in your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay till the end.” – Anonymous
58) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of our list of meaningful quotes…
“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter thank you think.” – A. A. Milne
59) Meaningful morning quotes.
“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde
60) Follow your heart with meaningful quotes.
“If you don’t follow your heart, you might spend the rest of your life wishing you had.” – Brigitte Nicole
61) I hope you enjoyed these meaningful quotes!
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
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