40+ Quotes about Life from Amazing People

You learn a lot just by listening……..when you always have something to say and don’t analyze you go around in circles in life.

Words are powerful, there is life and death in the tongue. People can build you up or tear you down by their tongue.

Gossip….rumors….nothing positive or constructive comes from the two….well I’m wrong, there is something constructive…..anger and division.

BUT………..

That’s why I enjoy motivational and inspirational quotes….even quotes about life in general.

Yes some can be cliche, but some can really stick to your spirit and give you the fuel you need to keep going on that rocky path.

Today we will examine these quotes from the successful individuals from different genres, and really pay attention to see if these quotes all have a similar theme to them.

Are they all saying the same thing or are they saying things that are completely different?

The Directors

Steven Spielberg

You shouldn’t dream your film you should make it

Spike Lee

Clint Eastwood

I tried being reasonable, I didn’t like it

James Cameron

Imagination is a force that can actually manifest reality. Don’t put limitations on yourself. Others will do that for you

The Bosses

Lori Greiner

Dame Dash

If you really believe in something, then fight for it

Robert Herjavec

I like to invest in people that I like to hang with

Phil Knight

Make history or be part of it

Musicians

Jimi Hendrix

May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future

Kurt Cobain

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

Tupac Shakur

I rather be stricken blind, then to live with expression of the mind

John Lennon

Janis Joplin

You can destroy your now by worrying (worry article insert) about tomorrow

Johnny Cash

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.

Artist of the 80’s

Keith Haring

Jean-Michel Basquiat

I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life

Andy Warhol

they always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself

Banksy

I don’t know why people are so keen to put details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower

People who Changed the World

Jesus

A new command I give you: love one another . As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Martin Luther King

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that

Alexander the Great

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion

Albert Einstein

anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new

(my buddy Al has another good quote as well)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Nelson Mandela

I never lose. I either win or learn.

Genghis Khan

I hate luxury. I exercise moderation …it will be easy to forget your vision(change font) and purpose once you have fine clothes, fast horses, and beautiful women. [In which case], you will be no better than a slave, and you will surely lose everything.

Mother Teresa

Malcolm X

If you have no critics, you’ll likely have no success

Ancient Philosophers

Lao Tzu

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

Socrates

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

Confucius

The man who think he can and the man who think he can’t are both right

Plato

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.

Thales

All human suffering comes from ignorance.

Epicurus

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for

Comedians

Richard Pyror

I had some great things and I had some bad things. The best and the worst….in other words I had a life.

George Carlin

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity

Jim Carey

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting

Dave Chappelle

Conan O’Brien

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen

Inventors

Thomas Edison

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Leonardo da Vinci

I love those who smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

George Washington Carver

Where there is no vision, this is no hope.

Steve Jobs

I want to put a ding in the universe.

Athlete

Babe Ruth

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Serena Williams

Tom Brady

The true competitors are the ones who always play to win

Mike Tyson

I’m the best ever. I’m the most brutal, most vicious, most ruthless champion there’s ever been. There’s no one can stop me. Lennox is the conqueror? No, I’m Alexander. He’s no Alexander….

I’m the best ever. There’s never been anyone as ruthless. I’m Sonny Liston. I’m Jack Dempsey. There’s no one like me. I’m from their cloth. There’s no one that can match me. My style is impetuous, my defense is impregnable. I’m just ferocious. I want your heart. I want to eat his children!

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Can you catch the theme in all of these quotes, even the people who lived a hundred years ago, was saying the same exact thing as the successful people of today.

Whether its quotes about love, quotes about life, quotes about change, or quotes about strength……what are the quotes saying to the inner you.

Are you reading the quotes or are you feeling the quotes?

You ever notice when you make bad your routine, everything negative attach itself to you like a magnet?

Why not read the quotes daily, put them where you can see them (like a sticky note on your bathroom mirror) and let these quotes become your thinking.

It’s like I said in the How to Stop Worrying post. Everything begins with a thought. Change your thoughts, and I promise everything will fall in place.

Later Wolves

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