65+ Best Life Lessons Quotes and Sayings

Best life lessons quotes

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, sad and funny life lessons quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more life quotes on MindBootstrap.

Quotes on life experiences


Fill your life experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.


Feelings are much like waves, we can’t stop them from coming but we can choose which ones to surf.


A real experience of life: When you give lot of importance to someone in your life, you lose your importance in their life. Is it true?

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ~Eleanor Roosevelt


Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward. ~Henry Ford


If you never tasted a bad apple, you would never appreciate a good apple. Because, you have to experience life to understand life.


Count your age by life experiences, not years. Measure your life by laughter, not tears.


To come home and share life experiences with friends is the key to what makes me feel really alive. ~James Blunt


No one is the same, and we all have different life experiences. It’s not my place to judge them or for them to judge me. We should all be accountable for our own lives. ~Joanna Krupa


I believe life experiences are what an actor needs to relate to the character roles they take on, and to say the least. I’ve had many experiences leading up to this moment. Not only have my experiences become a tremendous asset in my acting, but also they helped me discover who I am and who I want to be. ~Gianna Simone


Life experiences opened my eyes to be more cautious with certain people around me, lesson learned!


Our life experiences area result of where our attention takes us. ~Deepak Chopra


Those life experiences that helped shaped my political beliefs are with me in every position I take and every vote that I cast – whether it be in favor of comprehensive immigration reform, strengthening Social Security and Medicare, or improving our nation’s education system. ~Mark Takano


You can deal with stressful life experiences with strength from past ones. ~Kelly McGonigal


Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything.


Life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing. ~Steve Jobs


Short life lessons quotes


Do one thing every day that scares you. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Never put your time into the hands of the ungrateful.


Keep calm and be crazy, laugh, love and live it up because this is the oldest you’ve been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. ~Soren Kierkegaard


Fall seven times, stand up eight.


Action is the foundational key to all success. ~Pablo Picasso


I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying.


There is always hope.


I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live. ~Oscar Wilde


The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton


Life is short, no use wasting it with bad people. ~Robert Liparulo


Life is full of fake people! Trust no one.


Before you quit remember why you started.


No regrets in life. Just lessons learned.


One day, you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now. ~Paulo Coelho


Quotes about life lessons and moving on

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein


When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot & hang on. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt


Let go of grudges. Forgiving people and moving on with life feels so much better than holding on to anger and resentment.


Best lesson I’ve ever learned is that you can get replaced at any time, watch your back, don’t get too comfortable, be ready to move on.


Never regret anything that has happened in your life, it cannot be changed, undone or forgotten so take it as a lesson learned and move on.


Stop worrying about what you have to loose and start focusing on what you have to gain.


Move on. It’s just a chapter in the past. But don’t close the book. Just turn the page.


Things end. People leave. Life goes on


The best revenge is always to just happily move on and let karma do the rest.


Let go of the past, but keep the lessons it taught you. ~Chiara Gizzi


Be strong and move on. It’s time for you to be happy again.


One of the hardest lesson in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go.


For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. ~Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Life lesson quotes about relationships


In a relationship, when communication starts to fade, everything else follows.

All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you’re there.


Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.


Life is trial and error. Every relationship is not meant to work. Sometimes you’re just meant to learn the lesson.

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A true relationship is when you can tell each other anything and everything. No secrets & no lies.


Love all. Trust few. Everything’s real but not everyone’s true.


Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.


Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will. ~Mandy Hale


No relationship is perfect. You just have to know in your heart that the person you are with, is truly worth fighting for no matter what.

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Quotes about life lessons and mistakes

Mistakes made in life are our lessons in disguise. And sometimes, the best lessons learned, came from the worst mistakes made.


A mistake should be your teacher, not your attacker. A mistake is a lesson, not a loss. It is a temporary, necessary detour, not a dead end.


You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. ~C.S. Lewis


When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don’t repeat it.


Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. ~Bruce Lee


Your past mistakes are meant to guide you, not define you.


My life. My choices. My mistakes. My lessons. Not your business. Mind your own problems before you talk about mine. My life is not your story to tell.


A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. ~George Bernard Shaw


The best teacher is your last mistake.


There are no mistakes in life, just lessons.


Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. ~AI Franken


It’s my life, my choices, my mistakes and my lessons.



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