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.

I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it...We are in charge of our attitudes.

Chuck Swindoll

Life is never what it seems. It’s always more!

Wally Amos

What are the things that you can’t see that are important? I would say justice, truth, humility, service, compassion, love…They’re the guiding lights of a life.

Jimmy Carter

Anything sweet, really sweet, that I have was nothing that I planned.

Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock

You have never really learned to live until you’ve done something for somebody who can never repay you.

Guideposts reader Ralph King of Mequon, Wisconsin

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places.

Jennifer Garner

Naps are nature’s way of reminding you that life is nice, like a beautiful swinging hammock strung between birth and infinity.

Peggy Noonan

Education is not about reading great books for a few years...It is about spending a few years of preparation for a lifetime of great books.

Clarence Page

Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost part of your life.

Michael LeBoeuf

There is no life without work, anxieties or tensions. Peace is not found in avoiding these but in understanding them and controlling their force.

Sister Wendy Beckett

I stopped whining about not having enough time when I realized that we all have 24 hours a day.

Wanda Rosseland