Best Wisdom Quotes for All Occasions

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“All sacrifice and suffering is redemptive. It is used to either teach the individual or to help others. Nothing is by chance.”




“Men are born to succeed, not to fail.”

(Henry David Thoreau)



“Remember, darkness does not always equate to evil, just as light does not always bring good.”

(P.C. Cast)



“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”

(Zig Ziglar)



“The more you believed in yourself, the more you could trust yourself. The more you trust yourself, the less you compare yourself to others.”

(Roy T. Bennett)



“Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”

(Steve Maraboli)



“She was a beautiful dreamer. The kind of girl, who kept her head in the clouds, loved above the stars and left regret beneath the earth she walked on.”

(robert m drake)



“What happens to us are tiny matters compared to us response to any situation.”

(Lailah Gifty Akita)



“If a thing loves, it is infinite.”

(William Blake)



“You told me how much you hate me when yesterday you told me how much you love me, what happen?”

(Kenneth C. Agudo)



“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough”

(Oprah Winfrey)



“Do what you think is right. Don’t let people make the decision of right or wrong for you.”

(Steve Maraboli)



“Never lose faith in yourself, and never lose hope; remember, even when this world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope.”

(Pittacus Lore)



“May the Lord revive the crushed spirit.”

(Lailah Gifty Akita)



“Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.”

(Richard Bach)



“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”

(Napoleon Bonaparte)



“Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.”

(Kahlil Gibran)



“We are all worthy of one another.”

(Edward P. Jones)



“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the mext moment”

(Oprah Winfrey)



“You know, the mind is a remarkable thing. Just because you can’t see the wound doesn’t mean it isn’t hurting. It scars all the time, but it heals.”

(Jodi Picoult)



“I will no longer mutilate and destroy myself in order to find a secret behind the ruins.”

(Hermann Hesse)



“What’s the good of living if you don’t try a few things?”

(Charles M. Schulz)



“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.”

(Paulo Coelho)



“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”

(Malala Yousafzai)



“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”

(Criss Jami)



“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”

(Roy T. Bennett)



“Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.”

(Roy T. Bennett)



“Lovers alone wear sunlight.”

(E.E. Cummings)



“Even After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky.”




“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”

(Ben Okri)



“… and it broke my heart in so many pieces I wondered if it would ever be whole again.”

(Glenn Beck)



“Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.”

(Anais Nin)



“Times will change for the better when you change.”

(Maxwell Maltz)



“Tears are words that need to be written.”

(Paulo Coelho)



“How much you can learn when you fail determines how far you will go into achieving your goals.”

(Roy T. Bennett)



“People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don’t EVER stop!”

(Steve Maraboli)



“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.”

(Ellen DeGeneres)



“Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, Love is knowing I am everything, and between the two my life moves.”

(Nisargadatta Maharaj)



“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”

(Marilyn Monroe)


“There’s a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her.”

(Gillian Flynn)


“I think we ought to live happily ever after.”

(Diana Wynne Jones)


“Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose”

(Leonardo da Vinci)


“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”

(Lois McMaster Bujold)


“I know now, what is the worst thing about broken heart. I am not dead.”



“Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.”

(Nathan W. Morris)


“I want to be the best version of myself for anyone who is going to someday walk into my life and need someone to love them beyond reason.”

(Jennifer Elisabeth)


“Faith moves mountains, love transforms hearts.”

(John Paul Warren)


“Can you imagine what it would be like to look into somebody’s eyes and know that their destiny is so much greater than yours, that you will never compete? You will always be left behind.”

(Lois Lane)


“I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.”

(Kurt Cobain)


“Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.”

(Eckhart Tolle)


“Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.”

(C.H. Spurgeon)


“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.”

(Victor Hugo)


“You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.”

(Joss Whedon)


“If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.”

(Steven Wright)


“Broken hearts made faults and fools of us all.”

(Natalia Jaster)


“Don’t bite off more than you can chew because nobody looks attractive spitting it back out.”

(Carroll Bryant)


“Our way of thinking creates good or bad outcomes.”

(Stephen Richards)


“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”

(Dale Carnegie)


“Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth. [Verse 223]”

(Siddhārtha Gautama)


“If you are not the hero of your own story, then you’re missing the whole point of your humanity.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Every single time you help somebody stand up you are helping humanity rise.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Sometimes it’s worth lingering on the journey for a while before getting to the destination.”

(Richelle Mead)


“It is impossible to discourage the real writers – they don’t give a damn what you say, they’re going to write.”

(Sinclair Lewis)


“Someone you love has at least one secret that would break your heart.”

(Rhein Fathia)


“Don’t try to make life a mathematics problem with yourself in the center and everything coming out equal. When you’re good, bad things can still happen. And if you’re bad, you can still be lucky.”

(Barbara Kingsolver)


“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.”

(Robert Louis Stevenson)


“Success will be within your reach only when you start reaching out for it.”

(Stephen Richards)


“Holding a grudge dan harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people…but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Death is the easy part, the hard part is living and knowing you could be so much more then you’re willing to be.”

(robert m drake)


“You attract who you are being. When you work at being the type of person that you want to attract, you attract those kinds of people into your life.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.”

(Stephen Richards)


“Where’d the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn’t stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall”

(Paolo Nutini)


“Time heals. Crushes let up. Splinters work their way out. Doesn’t mean they don’t leave scars that itch.”

(Lauren Beukes)


“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

(Helen Keller)


“A quitter never wins-and-a winner never quits.”

(Napoleon Hill)


“Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.”

(Lao Zi)


“Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”

(Fannie Flagg)


“You’re frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important. Most people enjoy those rare moments when others make them feel important. It is one of the deepest human desires.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“Love is heartbeat of life.”

(Lailah Gifty Akita)


“The worst thing: to give yourself away in exchange for not enough love.”

(Joyce Carol Oates)


“One of the best ways to influence people is to make those around you feel important.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“There is no Love Failure but for the Broken Heart.”

(Avinash Mullangi)


“When something’s fallen apart as many times as us I can’t put it back together, it’s not the same”

(Real Friends)


“You don’t deserve it if you don’t fight for it or maybe you never deserved it to start with”



“Don’t take the high ground and assume you already know what you’ll do. The truth is, when it comes to someone you love, you’ll find there isn’t anything you won’t do.”

(Richelle Mead)


“Inherited Will, The Destiny of the Age, and The Dreams of the People. As long as people continue to pursue the meaning of Freedom, these things will never cease to be!” – Gol D. Roger”

(Gol D. Roger)


“Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.”

(Friedrich Nietzsche)


“A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.”

(Maya Angelou)


“Hope is not about proving anything. It’s about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.”

(Anne Lamott)


“Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it. There’s no point dwelling in the dark and ignoring the light of the stars.”

(Carrie Hope Fletcher)


“Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will”

(John Green)


“Love changes things; hope allows us to endure until the change arrives.”

(Iimani David)


“Don’t blow off another’s candle for it won’t make yours shine brighter.”

(Jaachynma N.E. Agu)


“I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes”

(Vladimir Nabokov)


“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”

(John Muir)


“Having a low opinion of yourself is not ‘modesty.’ It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not ‘egotism.’ It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.”

(Bobbe Sommer)


“Life keeps throwing me lemons because I make the best lemonade…”

(King James Gadsden)


“Stop crying over someone who killed you, start crying over someone who made an effort to fix you.”



“You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.”

(Shaun Hick)


“Love is about heartbreak, If you think it’s fulfillment, happiness, satisfaction, union, it’s even more heartbreak.”

(Glenn Hefley)


“First find out what you are capable of, then decide who you are.”

(Tara Westover)


“God is whispering in your heart, in the whole existence, just tune your ears.”

(Amit Ray)


“A broken heart doesn’t need repaired. Because maybe one of your pieces fits perfectly with someone else’s heart.”

(Chris Mitchell)


“Every time you rip the bandages off, you just open the wound up again. Every time he sees you, it’s like tearing off the bandages.”

(Cassandra Clare)


“Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.”

(Niccolo Machiavelli)


“Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.”

(Flannery O’Connor)


“What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness.”

(Barbara Kingsolver)


“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”

(Mother Teresa)


“Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense.”

(E.E Cummings)


“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”

(Oprah Winfrey)


“Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion.”

(Red Haircrow)


“I do not like to repeat successes I like to go on to other things.”

(Walt Disney)


“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”



“If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts of others wherever you go—whether they are random or planned. Kindness becomes a way of life.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

(Les Brown)


“I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.”

(Veronica Roth)


“Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.”

(jonathan safran foer)


“Oh no. Don’t smile. You’ll kill me. I stop breathing when you smile.”

(Tessa Dare)


“To be successful you need friends and to be very successful you need enemies.”

(Sidney Sheldon)


“The most intriguing people you will encounter in this life are the people who had insights about you, that you didn’t know about yourself.”

(Shannon L. Alder)


“If you believe you can, you might. If you know you can, you will.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”

(Amelia Earhart)


“Your smile is the gift , all I ever wanted.”

(ykr deepak)


“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.”

(Stephanie Perkins)


“Women may fall when there’s no strength in men. Act II”

(William Shakespeare)


“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”

(Brian Tracy)


“TRUE love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”

(Erich Segal)


“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”



“Never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The sun doesn’t apologize for being the sun. The rain doesn’t say sorry for falling. Feelings just are”

(Iain S. Thomas)


“Try a little harder to be a little better.”

(Gordon B. Hinckley)


“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom”

(General George S. Patton)


“You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward”

(Don Miguel Ruiz)


“I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

(Erol Ozan)


“Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle.”

(Jojo Moyes)


“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.”

(Reba McEntire)


“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”

(Harvey Fierstein)


“Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.”

(William Stafford)


“The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.”

(Dante Alighieri)


“Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling”

(Tony DeLiso)


“No matter what your history has been, your destiny is what you create today. What are you going to create?”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Be careful the stories you’re telling yourself about your current circumstances; a head full of negative thoughts has no space for positive ones.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head on, the only way is forward and through it.”

(Stephen Richards)


“We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.”

(François de La Rochefoucauld)


“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!”

(Dr. Seuss)


“The discontent and frustration that you feel is entirely your own creation.”

(Stephen Richards)


“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”

(Elie Wiesel)


“I’ve been fighting to be who I am all my life. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can’t have the person who was worth all the fighting for?”

(Stephanie Lennox)


“Actions speak louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.”

(Dale Carnegie)


“No matter how much you think you love somebody, you’ll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.”

(Chuck Palahniuk)


“Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.”

(Lauren Oliver)


“To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.”

(Criss Jami)


“One must always be prepared for riotous and endless waves of transformation.”

(Elizabeth Gilbert)


“Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.”



“Know who you are, and be it. Know what you want, and go out and get it!”

(Carroll Bryant)


“Success is… knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.”

(John C. Maxwell)


“Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.”

(Alan Watts)


“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”

(Michael Jordan)


“She wasn’t his kind of woman, and she didn’t want to fall in love with a man who would break her heart like a Dorito.”

(Rachel Gibson)


“There is no failure except in no longer trying.”

(Elbert Hubbard)


“My heart is broken and I grieve, for I have known love. Your heart is broken and you grieve, for you have not.”

(Jesikah Sundin)


“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

(Les Brown)


“If curiosity killed the cat, it was satisfaction that brought it back.”

(Holly Black)


“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”

(Abraham Lincoln)


“The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote”

(Sarah Dessen)


“I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.”

(Abraham Lincoln)


“We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.”

(St. Francis of Assisi)


“Everyone must dream. We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate. Isn’t that true?”

(Amy Tan)


“As long as the sun’s shining, shit can’t be that bad.”

(J. Lynn)


“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”

(Søren Kierkegaard)


“Because, if you could love someone, and keep loving them, without being loved back . . . then that love had to be real. It hurt too much to be anything else.”

(Sarah Cross)


“Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one.”

(Arthur Golden)


“At what point do you give up – decide enough is enough? There is only one answer really. Never.”

(Tabitha Suzuma)


“My heart is responsible of My Pain dan Heart Breaking … So I not Blame Any One …”

(M Kashif Khan)


“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

(Suzy Kassem)


“I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.”

(Boris Pasternak)


“Life consists of two days, one for you one against you. So when it’s for you don’t be proud or reckless, and when it’s against you be patient, for both days are test for you.”

(Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S)


“Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”

(Les Brown)


“Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.”

(Vladimir Lenin)


“With every mistake, we must surely be learning.”

(George Harrison)


“The level of success you achieve will be in direct proportion to the depth of your commitment.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.”

(Martin Luther King Jr.)


“A girl has to have a beautiful smile, Beautiful eyes and she should have a good sense of humor. She should be honest, loving and trustworthy.”

(Justin Bieber)


“My world is a million shattered pieces put together, glued by my tears, where each piece is nothing but a reflection of YOU.”

(Sanhita Baruah)


“I like flaws. I think they make things interesting.”

(Sarah Dessen)


“What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“The wise are not wise because they make no mistakes. They are wise because they correct their mistakes as soon as they recognize them.”

(Orson Scott Card)


“You get what anybody gets – you get a lifetime.”

(Neil Gaiman)


“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.”

(Shannon L. Alder)


“You make the world a better place by making daily improvements to become the best version of yourself.”

(Roy T. Bennett)


“But hoping,” he said, “is how the impossible can be possible after all.”

(Marissa Meyer)


“Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be TRUE to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“I belong to my beloved, and my beloved is mine.”

(Jamie McGuire)


“Pain and misery are two different words, which both hurt.”

(Auliq Ice)


“I couldn’t control my heart as it thumped out of control in my chest, insistent on remindin’ me that it was still in there. That it was still beating. For damn Archer Beaufait.”

(Ashleigh Zavarelli)


“Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.”

(Amit Ray)


“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

(Barack Obama)


“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

(John R Wooden)


“Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.”

(Steve Maraboli)


“Just because things hadn’t gone the way I had planned didn’t necessarily mean they had gone wrong.”

(Ann Patchett)


“You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good about yourself.”

(Robin S. Sharma)


“Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.”

(Robert Strauss)


“When in doubt, choose to live.”

(Terry Pratchett)


“Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!”

(Karl Lagerfeld)


“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

(Viktor E. Frankl)


“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.”

(William Arthur Ward)


“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.”

(Hippolyte A. Taine)


“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”

(Booker T. Washington)


“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”

(Dr Roopleen)


“Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act.”

(Bob Dylan)


“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.”

(Albert Schweitzer)


“My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.”

(Dejan Stojanovic)


“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy”

(Isaac Newton)


“Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.”

(Jennifer Elisabeth)

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