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.

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

Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

Drew Barrymore

Life is not a dress rehearsal. Stop practicing what you're going to do and just go do it.

Marilyn Grey

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Mile by mile, life's a trial. Yard by yard, life is hard. Inch by inch, life's a cinch. 

submitted by Harriet Zernickow

I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.

Michael J. Fox

If you travel alone, you can probably go faster. But the journey will never be as rewarding, and you probably won't be able to go as far.

John C. Maxwell

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.

Rabbi Harold Kushner

You are here to make the world a better place because you’ve lived.

actress Sissy Spacek, quoting her mother