A Thought-Provoking Collection of Quotes that Will Inspire You

Do you find quotes to be uplifting or do they make you feel more depressed? Do quotes help motivate and inspire you, or are they a waste of time? We all have different opinions about quotes.

Some people believe quotes can give us hope when we need them the most, while others might think quotes are too “cheesy” for their taste.

In this blog post, I will share with you a collection of quotes that I hope will bring meaning into your life. Whether these quotes change your opinion on them or not is up to each person’s interpretation.

In my opinion, quotes that are relatable and relevant always tend to be the most popular quotes out there because they have a deeper meaning than just some words typed onto a page.

Today I am going to share with you a collection of quotes from many different authors and quotes that I hope will inspire you in some way.

Some quotes are very touching and might even bring tears to your eyes, while others just make you smile or laugh at the words said by the author. There isn’t a specific theme with this collection of quotes; instead, each quote was chosen based on my thoughts about it, how I interpreted each quote, and what I thought it meant.

I hope you enjoy this quotes collection! 🙂

Famous deep thinking quotes and sayings

  • “Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.'” – Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “If you want to be truly successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you’re doing. Love what you’re doing. And believe in what you’re doing.” – Howard Thurman
  • “The greatest thing is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne
  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
  • “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn
  • “It is a waste to be asking the question when there is no one around to answer it.”- Karl Marx
  • “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – William Shakespeare
  • “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen
  • “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo
  • “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • – quotes on life “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “You can’t stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it’s the best thing in the world. When you’re in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.” – Julia Roberts
  • “Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.” – Alexander Smith

  • “A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.” – Thomas Carlyle
  • “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne
  • “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “Love does not consist of gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Unknown
  • – quotes on love “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you can share with someone is reality.” – Yoko Ono

  • “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in love.” – from the movie ‘When Harry Met Sally’
  • “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama
  • “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” – Kevin Kruse
  • “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon
  • “Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it.” – Joan Lunden
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.” – Henry Drummond

  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life’s about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Unknown
  • “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” – Anais Nin
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

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