Sayings About Life - Thoughts About Life

Here is our collection of favorite sayings about life - short, meaningful thoughts about life that are perfect for a little note or card. I think of them as "life lessons in a snapshot".

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Classic Saying About Life, from an Unknown Source:

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
~ Unknown
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Famous Phrase About Life, from St. Luke:

"Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come."
~ Luke
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Famous Saying About Life, attributed to John Lennon and several others:

"Life is what happens to you while youÂ’re busy making other plans."
~ Allen Saunders (often attributed to John Lennon)
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Inspirational Saying About Life, from an Unknown Author.:

"When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. "
~ Unknown
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Funny Saying About Life, from an Anonymous Source:

"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."
~ Unknown
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Famous Henry Miller Thought About Life:

"The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware."
~ Henry Miller
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A Wise Saying On the Art of Living, from Bernard Baruch:

"The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them."
~ Bernard M. Baruch
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Famous Thought About Life, by Arsene Houssaye:

"Always have old memories, and young hopes."
~ Arsene Houssaye
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Famous Emerson Quote About Life, offering a knowing perspective:

"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Motto About Living Life, from Montel:

"Live with no excuses and love with no regrets."
~ Montel
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A Masterpiece of Thought About Life, by the great Robert Frost:

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
~ Robert Frost
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Great Advice on Living Life, in a Quote from an unfortunately Unknown Source:

"Sing like no one is listening, dance like no one is watching, love like you'll never get hurt and live like its heaven on earth. "
~ Unknown
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