Life Advice and Inspirational Quotes

by Brett Leveridge

If you were 80 years old and could look back in time, what advice would you give yourself today?

That's the question artist Susan O'Malley asked more than 100 people of all ages. She then created images based on their inspiring answers. 

Find encouragement, joy and motivation in O'Malley's artwork, collected here and excerpted from Advice from My 80-Year-Old Self: Real Words of Wisdom from People Ages 7 to 88published by Chronicle Books. 

Slideshow Library

Explore the collection of slideshows and discover inspirational quotes, beautiful photos, and powerful stories of hope.

Man reaching the end of the mountain hiking trail

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Group of strong hikers walking up a mountain

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A flower blooming through the crack

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