48 Best Living Quotes To Live An Inspiring Life

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Get here the list of some best inspirational living quotes that will motivate you to live an inspiring and meaningful life.

Best Living Quotes

1. “Live to the point of tears.” ― Albert Camus

2. “I regret that it takes a lifetime to learn how to live.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

3. “I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.” ― Anais Nin

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4. “We live and breathe words.” ― Cassandra Clare

5. “When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.” ― Alexandre Dumas

6. “People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.” ― Charles Bukowski

7. “Let all of life be an unfettered howl.” ― Vladimir Nabokov

8. “In case you never get a second chance: don’t be afraid!” “And what if you do get a second chance?” “You take it!” ― C. JoyBell C.

9. “In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. At work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” ― Lao Tzu

10. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” ― Thornton Wilder

11. “When you are measuring life, you are not living it.” ― Mitch Albom

12. “The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” ― Plato

13. “You’ve never lived what you are thinking, and that isn’t good. Only the ideas we actually live are of any value.” ― Hermann Hesse

14. “As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise, you will miss most of your life.” ― Siddhārtha Gautama

15. “Without forgetting it is quite impossible to live at all.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

16. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” ― Horace

Famous Living Quotes

17. “To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.” ― Robert M. Pirsig

18. “The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

19. “A good half of the art of living is resilience.” ― Alain de Botton

20. “The Way is not in the sky; the Way is in the heart.” ― Gautama Buddha

21. “Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.” ― Mark Twain

22. “The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it’s gone.” ― Rumi

23. “As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death. ” ― George Bernard Shaw

24. “Be in love with your life, every detail of it.” ― Jack Kerouac

25. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” ― Anatole France

26. “All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.” ― Deng Ming-Dao

27. “The most important thing is this: to be able at any moment to be free to choose a life that makes you happy.” ― Roy T. Bennett

28. “Do good, live in the most positive and joyful way possible every day.” ― Roy T. Bennett

29. “Dedicate yourself to what gives your life true meaning and purpose; make a positive difference in someone’s life.” ― Roy T. Bennett

30. “Finding the lesson behind every adversity will be the one important thing that helps get you through it.” ― Roy T. Bennett

31. “Let not our longing slay the appetite of our living.” ― Jim Elliot

32. “Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it.” ― Antonio Machado

Inspirational Living Quotes

33. “If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer.” ― David Deida

34. “Live or die, but don’t poison everything.” ― Saul Bellow

35. “The dead do not hurt you; only the living do.” ― Tess Gerritsen

36. “Anyway, you can be sure of one thing, a man’s got to fake just to stay alive.” ― Osamu Dazai

37. “To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell, after all, would be too damn hard.” ― Carl Sandburg

38. “It always comes down to just two choices. Get busy living, or get busy dying.” ― Stephen King

39. “Everyone dies. It is how one lives that matters.” ― R.A. Salvatore

40. “People will not remember what you did for a living, they will remember how you touched them with kindness and loving.” ― Debasish Mridha M.D.

41. “Sensible people get the greater part of their own dying done during their own lifetime” ― Samuel Butler

42. “Living as I do with human beings, the more that I observe them, the more I am forced to conclude that they are selfish.” ― Natsume Sōseki

43. “The part of life we really live is small.’ For all the rest of existence is not life, but merely time.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

44. “When you stop existing and you start truly living, each moment of the day comes alive with the wonder and synchronicity.” ― Steve Maraboli

45. “Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.” ― Gloria Steinem

46. “The greatest art is to shape the quality of the day. ” ― Henry David Thoreau

47. “I can’t think of anything more disheartening than living a life without a clear purpose.” ― Daniel Willey

48. “You never know who you’re inspiring or uninspiring. People notice more than you think.” ― Amaka Imani Nkosazana