Liberating Quotes on Life

Spiritual quote by Dag Hammerskjold

Some of us spend a lot of time pondering on the meaning of our lives. Being alive means making the most of it and getting the most out of it. How do we do that? We found these ten best quotes on life really put things into perspective.


Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

– Confucius


There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

– Nelson Mandela


A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

– Charles Darwin


May you live all the days of your life.

– Jonathan Swift


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

– Oscar Wilde


The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

– Mark Twain


Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.

– Steve Jobs


Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

– Charlotte Bronte


Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.

– Confucius



Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

– Oscar Wilde