Your life is a rich, complex, and precious thing. Share your zest for life with inspiring life quotes that capture the beauty and mystery of your journey. Life quotes can reaffirm long-held beliefs or inspire you to adjust your thinking. Let quotes about life prompt you to reflect on your values and priorities, and rededicate yourself to your most cherished beliefs every day.

What would our lives look like if we really did live with our life's brevity at the forefront of our mind? Would we pursue the temporary, or would we pursue the eternal?

Julie Manning

You do not write your life with words... You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.

Patrick Ness, author

What I do today is very important because I'm exchanging a day of my life for it.

Lynn Ramthun

Time is not measured by clocks, but by moments.

Susan J. Decuir

The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.

Mark Nepo, poet and philosopher

Age is inevitable, but growing old is optional.

James Barber

If you wait for things to be perfect you'll just miss out on life.

Chris Pratt, actor

Life is a menu, so remember whoever and whatever you order for your life is what's gonna be delivered to your table.

Tyrese Gibson, actor and singer

One of the main reasons we lose our enthusiasm in life is because we let what was once a miracle become common to us. We get so accustomed to God's goodness that it becomes routine.

Joel Osteen, pastor

Maybe life doesn't get any better than this, or any worse, and what we get is just what we're willing to find: small wonders, where they grow. 

Barbara Kingsolver, novelist

Life does not give you what you ask for. It gives you the people, places and situations that allow you to develop what you ask for. If you don’t get it right the first time, life will give it to you again because life is very generous that way.

Tracy McMillan

Life’s opportunities never end. God designed you to be a continual learner, a continual doer, a continual explorer and a continual giver. He never authorized a ‘retirement age’ from those pursuits!

Paula White