31 Of The Best Quotes You Need To Hear When Life Seems Totally Out Of Control

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“To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development. To deny one’s own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one’s own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.”

— Oscar Wilde, De Profundis


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

— Banksy


“You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole—like the world, or the person you loved.”

— Stewart O’Nan, The Odds: A Love Story


“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.”

— Tom Brokaw


“She might be a little introverted, livelier of movement than of conversation, neither bashful nor forward, with a soul that seemed submerged, but in a radiant moistness. Opalescent on the surface but translucent in her depths…”

― Vladimir Nabokov, The Enchanter


“Sometimes you just got to mute people for a week and enjoy your life.”

— MR


“Everything you do and whoever you are now is all because of you.”

— Unknown


“In general, people are not drawn to perfection…”

— Robert Glover


“While there’s life, there’s hope.”

— Cicero


“May all that has been reduced to noise in you become music again.”

David Teems


“Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.”

— Charles M. Schulz


“What you value defines you; what you desire controls you.”

— Unknown


“People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Commitment is doing the thing you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you.”

— Unknown


“Those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.”

— Richard M Nixon (who destroyed himself)


“The only person who never makes mistakes is the person who never does anything.”

— Denis Waitley


“It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.”

― Epicurus


“Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.”

— Napolean Hill


“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”

— Khalil Gibran


“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”

— Jim Rohn


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

— Lao Tzu


“If you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.”

— Roman Price


“The only person you should make happy in this life, is yourself. Part of that could be by making others happy.”

— Lorenzvc


“When you judge others, you do not define them; you define yourself.”

— Earl Nightingale


“The secret to happiness is freedom. And the secret to freedom is courage.”

— Thucydides


“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

― Henry Miller


“I think that life would suddenly seem wonderful to us if we were threatened to die…Just think of how many projects, travels, love affairs, studies, it – our life – hides from us, made invisible by our laziness which, certain of a future, delays them incessantly.”

— Marcel Proust


“I see now that the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.”

― Takeshi Shudo


“I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”

— F. Scott Fitzgerald


“The best way of avenging yourself is not to become like the wrongdoer.”

— Marcus Aurelius in Meditations


“Dream big dreams. Small dreams have no magic.”

— Dottie Boreyko Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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