61 Meaningful Quotes About Life, Love, and Everything In Between

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!

61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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.

61 Meaningful 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

“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

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61 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: “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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die." - Amelia Josephine Burr

Meaningful quotes: “Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.” – Amelia Josephine Burr

5) Meaningful quotes about life.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly." - Robert H. Schuller

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.” – Robert H. Schuller

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed." - Alexander Pope

Meaningful quotes: “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Alexander Pope

7) Meaningful quotes about life.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." - Joshua J. Marine

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

8) Meaningful quotes for him or her.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Meaningful quotes: “Life’s burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

9) Meaningful quotes about strength.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive." - Elbert Hubbard

“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

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." - Dr. Seuss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

12) Meaningful quotes to live life to the fullest.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today." - James Dean

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

13) Meaningful quotes about depression.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucious

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucious

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise." - Alice Walker

Meaningful quotes: “Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” – Alice Walker

16) Inspiring meaningful quotes.

61 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

“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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart." - Mencius

The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.” – Mencius

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun." - Katharine Hepburn

“If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.” – Katharine Hepburn

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain." - Vivian Greene

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Life is just a chance to grow a soul." - A. Powell Davies

“Life is just a chance to grow a soul.” – A. Powell Davies

22) Meaningful quotes about work, love, and happiness.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt.  Dance like nobody's watching." - Leroy "Satchel" Paige

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” – Leroy “Satchel” Paige

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found." - Alex Ebert

“To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found.” – Alex Ebert

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one." - Martin Heidegger

“Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” – Martin Heidegger

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life." - Sophia Loren

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you." - Stephanie Perkins

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." - Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Nothing will work unless you do." - Maya Angelou

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self." - Aldous Huxley

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile." - Albert Einstein

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose." - Kahlil Gibran

“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” – Kahlil Gibran

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Pain changes people, it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out." - Anonymous

“Pain changes people, it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out.” – Anonymous

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "People living deeply have no fear of death." - Anais Nin

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Basically, I was so worried about what everyone else was thinking, I forgot about what I was thinking." - Lisa M. Cronkhite

“Basically, I was so worried about what everyone else was thinking, I forgot about what I was thinking.” – Lisa M. Cronkhite

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic." - Tryon Edwards

“Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.” – Tryon Edwards

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value." - Arthur Miller

“Don’t be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.” – Arthur Miller

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Some things scratch the surface while others strike at your soul." - Gianna Perada

“Some things scratch the surface while others strike at your soul.” – Gianna Perada

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere." - Michel de Montaigne

“The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Success is the best revenge for anything." - Ed Sheeran

“Success is the best revenge for anything.” – Ed Sheeran

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master." - Robin S. Sharma

“The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.” – Robin S. Sharma

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel." - Steve Furtick

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

46) Meaningful quotes about happiness.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can't see how deep it is." - Dennis Rodman

“This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” – Dennis Rodman

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist." - Oscar Wilde

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” – Oscar Wilde

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves." - Henry David Thoreau

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship." - Michelle Williams

“I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship.” – Michelle Williams

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you." - Friedrich Nietzsche

“When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress." - Anonymous

“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress.” – Anonymous

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61 Meaningful Quotes - "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." - Albert Einstein

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. We were created to be victorious." - Joel Osteen

“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.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "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

“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…

61 Meaningful Quotes - "You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter thank you think." - A. A. Milne

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter thank you think.” – A. A. Milne

59) Meaningful morning quotes.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

60) Follow your heart with meaningful quotes.

61 Meaningful Quotes - "If you don't follow your heart, you might spend the rest of your life wishing you had." - Brigitte Nicole

“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!

61 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

“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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