100 Inspirational Quotes That Will Make You Love Life Again

Here are 100 inspirational and motivational quotes to reignite your love for life. Whenever you or your loved ones feel lost in life, take a look at them and they can be the beacon lights to guide your way to get through the darkness.

Everyone is fighting a battle. And a very tough one most of the time.

Failure, disappointment, frustration, exhaustion… All these difficult moments can erode our passion for life.

But we only live ONCE. It’s important to remind ourselves that no matter how hard life is, we should never lose our love for life as it gives us the energy to keep moving on.

Life Is Our Best Coach

We may easily feel frustrated and lose our passion for life when we encounter setbacks. But nothing valuable ever comes easy. Painful challenges are the best gifts life sends to us to keep us growing.


1. “A dream is what makes people love life even when it is painful”

—Theodore Zeldin


2. “True, we love life, not because we are used to living, but because we are used to loving. There is always some madness in love, but there is also always some reason in madness.”



3. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.”

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4. “Happiness is a JOURNEY. NOT A DESTINATION.”

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5. “Don’t miss out on something that could be great just because it could also be difficult.”

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6. “Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”

—Chico Xavier


7. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”


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8. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”

—Roy T. Bennett


9. “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

—Muhammad Ali

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10. “Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.”

—Roy T. Bennett


11. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

—Erol Ozan

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12. “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”



13. “It’s okay to be scared. But you have to get out there, open up, love, make mistakes, learn, be stronger. And start all over again.”

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14. “No matter who tries to teach you lessons about life, you won’t understand it until you go through it on your own.”


15. “Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it.”

—Steve Maraboli


16. “I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.”

—Drew Barrymore


17. “Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.”

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18. “Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.”

—Al Franken


19. “I take all of my life lessons, which some people might call ‘mistakes’, and apply them to my future so that I keep growing.”

—Kimberly Caldwell


20. “In my life, I’ve lived, I’ve loved, I’ve lost, I’ve missed, I’ve hurt, I’ve trusted, I’ve made mistakes, but most of all, I’ve learned.”

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



22. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child , and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”

—Ashley Smith


23. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

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24. “There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.”

—H. R. Giger


25. “Happy are those who take life day by day, and complain very little, and are thankful for the little things in life,”

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26. “The best and the most beautiful things in the word cannot be seen or ever touched. They must be felt with the heart.”

—Helen Keller


27. “Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.”

—Jack Kerouac

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28. “There’s beauty everywhere. There are amazing things happening everywhere, you just have to be able to open your eyes and witness it. Some days, that’s harder than others.”

—Sarah McLachian


29. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things”

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30. “Little things, make big days.”

—Isabel Marant


31. “When you train your eyes to see the magic and miracles in the little things, you open the door for your whole life to shift.”

—Carol Woodliff


32. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts”

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33. “Appreciate every little beautiful moment in every day of your life. Give it a try and you’ll see the world from another perspective.”

—Thea Kristine May


34. “Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us, and see the beauty in ordinary things.”

—Thomas Merton


35. “In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

—Khalil Gibran


36. “Seeing the small things that nobody else notice”

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37. “The little things mean the most.”

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38. “Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.”

—Sharon Draper


39. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”

—Paulo Coelho


40. “There is a great beauty in little things.”

—Mehmet Murat Lldan


41. “Life is a series of thousands of tiny miracles. Notice them.”

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42. “I know it’s cliche to say, ‘When you do something you love you never work a day in your life.’ But it is true: When you do something you love, life gets to be a little bit easier and enjoyable. So i just want people to follow their dreams.”

—Tika Sumpter


43. “The beauty of life is, while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change so that every new moment is spent not in regret, guilt, fear or anger but in wisdom, understanding and love.”

—Jennifer Edwards

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44. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

—George Bernard Shaw


45. “Maybe it won’t work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.”

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46. “The biggest adventure you can take it to live the life of your dreams.”

—Oprah Winfrey


47. “Your life as a teacher begins the day you realize that you are always a learner.”

—Robert John Meechan


48. “Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.”

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49. “The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day.”

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50. “Don’t be pushed around by fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

—Roy T. Bennett


51. “Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”

—Roy T. Bennett


52. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

—Maya Angelou

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53. “If there are things you don’t like in the world you grep up in, make your own life different.”

—Dave Thomas


54. “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die.”

—Eleanor Roosevelt


55. “The older I get, the more I realize I just need the simple things in life: a comfy home, good food on the table and to be surrounded by the people I love.”

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56. “I understood myself only after I destroyed myself. And only in the process of fixing myself, did I know who I really was.”

—Sada Andria Zabala


57. “I am on a wonderful journey. I am discovering myself, my real self.”

—Karen Hackel


58. “We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.”

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59. “And you? When will you begin that Long journey into yourself?”

—Jalaluddin Rumi


60. “There is no greater journey than the one that you must take to discover all of the mysteries that lie within you.”

—Michelle Sandlin


61. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”

—Arthur Rubinstein


62. “I tend to say faith is believing in life, and as I love life, I try to do the best with it, make it as serene and joyous as possible.”

—Sandrine Bonnaire


63. “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

—Jawaharlal Nehru


64. “Because when you stop and look around this life is pretty amazing.”

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65. “When you love what you have, you have everything you need.”

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66. “I have moments where I miss my old self. But I think anyone can get caught up in what we used to have. But at the same time, we can choose to focus on the beauty of now.”

—Steve Gleason


67. “Things are beautiful if you love them.”

—Jean Anouilh


68. “My mission: to be so busy loving my life that I have no time for hate, regret, worry, fret, or fear.”

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69. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”

—Rosalind Russell


70. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.”

—Bob Marley

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71. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”

—David Attenborough


72. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”

—Omar Khayyam


73. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

—Oprah Winfrey


74. “There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.”

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75. “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.”

—L. Wolfe Gilbert


76. “You cannot have a beautiful life if you always focus on ugliness in others.”

—Debasish Mridha


77. “Today, I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s coming next.”

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78. “Always seek beauty to create a beautiful like.”

—Debasish Mridha


79. “Be happy about your own life and you’ll be amazed at just how much more beautiful you’ll find it to be.”

—Temitope Ibrahim


80. “Life is always more beautiful and worth living when you are capable of enjoying the beauty of nature.”

—Munia Khan


81. “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

—Bruce Lee


82. “I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness.”

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83. “If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do.”

—Angelina Jolie


84. “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.”

—Matt Cameron


85. “Appreciate life as it happens. Moments will soon pass and you will wish you had treasured them more.”

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86. “Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.”

—Sarah Louise Delany


87. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

—Steve Jobs


88. “Life is your biggest treasure. Enjoy it. If you forget to, it will soon be gone, never to return.”

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89. “Treasure each other in the recognition that we do not know how long we shall have each other.”

—Joshua L. Liebman


90. “You can get a lot of things back, but you can’t get time back. You can’t get back life. Time is priceless. Don’t waste it. Make it count.”

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91. “We have one life and we should cherish it and make it the best we can.”

—David Morrissey


92. “After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left.”

—Morrie Schwartz


93. “Life is short and you’ve got to get the most out of it.”

—Gwen Stefani


94. “Three things you cannot recover in life: the moment after it’s missed, the word after it’s said, and the time after it’s wasted.”

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95. “Time is long but life is short.”

—Stevie Wonder


96. “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself; I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”

—Groucho Marx


97. “There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.”

—Logan Pearsall Smith


98. “Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change. Life is too short to be anything but happy.”


99. “I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.”

—Wyclef Jean


100. “Life is short, time is fast, no replay, no rewind, so enjoy every moment as it comes.”

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100 inspirational quotes that will make you love life again