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30 Heartwarming Quotes About Life to Remind You How Lucky You Are

Posted: October 12, 2022
Word count: 700 (3 min)

Life is beautiful.

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Tomas Laurinavicius

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"You aren’t wealthy until you have something that money can’t buy.” – Garth Brooks

"The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive." – Coco Chanel

"What you seek is seeking you." –Rumi

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." – Herman Cain

"It’s not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness." – Charles Spurgeon

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." – Denis Waitely

"And people get all fouled up because they want the world to have meaning as if it were words...As if you had a meaning, as if you were a mere word, as if you were something that could be looked up in a dictionary. You are [the] meaning." – Alan Watts

"Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home." – Anthony Liccione

"Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend." – Albert Camus

"It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter." – Marlene Dietrich

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." – Maya Angelou

"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." – Bruce Lee

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." – Helen Keller

"Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs are more people who have, life." – Howard Thurman

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." – Joseph Campbell

"Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity." – Khalil Gibran

"The root of joy is gratefulness." – David Steindl-Rast

"Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment." – Mahatma Gandhi

"If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul." – Rabbi Harold Kushner

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." – Aesop

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." – Theodore Roosevelt

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sales. Explore, dream, discover." – Mark Twain

"Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart." – Seneca

"What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude." – Brene Brown

"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by deceits you plant." – Robert Louis Stevenson

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." – Anne Frank

"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back." – Arthur Rubinstein

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." – Chinese proverb

"Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it eludes you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it comes and sits softly on your shoulder." – Henry David Thoreau

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." – Buddha

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