129 Life Quotes (Peaceful and Content)

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Quotes for a Living a Peaceful Life

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius Life Quotes
The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. Audrey Hepburn
Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.
Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it. Brian Tracy
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. George Washington Carver
When things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting.
When things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting. Unknown
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right.  Marianne Williamson
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? Albert Camus
In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take your time, focus and then decide what to do.
In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take your time, focus and then decide what to do. Rickson Gracie
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. Marcus Aurelius
Immature people think life is going to give in to their demands.
Immature people think life is going to give in to their demands. Nick Saban
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis.
It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis. Margaret Bonanno
Life is a journey, not a destination. Enjoy every day of the journey.
Life is a journey, not a destination. Enjoy every day of the journey. Unknown
If you make today the most happy, successful day of your life, I am sure that you will have an extraordinary life. A successful life is nothing more than a series of successful days.
If you make today the most happy, successful day of your life, I am sure that you will have an extraordinary life. A successful life is nothing more than a series of successful days. Unknown
 Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam
I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values - and follow my own moral compass - then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.
I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own. Michelle Obama
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. Thomas Jefferson
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.
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
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence. Norman Vincent Peale
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing. Eric Davis
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. Leo Buscaglia
You don't have to take life the way it comes to you. You can design your life to come to you the way you want it.
You don’t have to take life the way it comes to you. You can design your life to come to you the way you want it. Dan Zadra
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity.  They seem more afraid of life than death. James F. Byrnes
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. Kevyn Aucoin
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie Life Quotes
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one. Elbert Hubbard
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all: this, too, shall pass.
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all: this, too, shall pass. Ann Landers
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene
Enjoy your life, the precious moments you have.
Enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. Jim Valvano
I think in life, you have a choice. You can either be optimistic or pessimistic, and I go for the optimism.
I think in life, you have a choice. You can either be optimistic or pessimistic, and I go for the optimism. Jon Anderson

Thought-Provoking Quotes on Life

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living? Bob Marley
Life is too short to be small.
Life is too short to be small. Unknown
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. John Lennon Life Quotes
You can change your life by changing your heart.
You can change your life by changing your heart. Max Lucado
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.
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
If you want to change somebody's life, start by changing their day first.
If you want to change somebody’s life, start by changing their day first. Unknown
The great glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live with purpose.
The great glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live with purpose. Michel de Montaigne
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy
Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.
Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.  Jonathan Larson
I have no regrets. I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.
I have no regrets. I wouldn’t have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say. Ingrid Bergman
Life is not discovery of fate; it is continuous creation of future, through choices of thoughts, feeling and actions in the present.
Life is not discovery of fate; it is continuous creation of future, through choices of thoughts, feeling and actions in the present. Sanjay Saha
The quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life.
The quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life. A. R. Bernard
The strength of your mind determines the quality of your life.
The strength of your mind determines the quality of your life.  Edmond Mbiaka
Every person, every setback, every experience in your life can teach you something if you are open to learning from it. When you view life from this perspective, class is always in session.
Every person, every setback, every experience in your life can teach you something if you are open to learning from it. When you view life from this perspective, class is always in session. Unknown
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. Jackie Robinson
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The days are long, but the years are short. Take some time to enjoy the moment.
The days are long, but the years are short. Take some time to enjoy the moment. Unknown
It is not what happens to you that makes the difference of how your life works out; what happens to you happens to all of us, it's how you respond to what happens to you that determines the major outcome of your life.
It is not what happens to you that makes the difference of how your life works out; what happens to you happens to all of us, it’s how you respond to what happens to you that determines the major outcome of your life. Jim Rohn
Your life is always moving in the direction of your strongest thoughts.
Your life is always moving in the direction of your strongest thoughts. Craig Groeschel
There are three constants in life; change, choice, and principles.
There are three constants in life; change, choice, and principles. Stephen Covey Life Quotes
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller
What will you do today that will make you proud in a year?
What will you do today that will make you proud in a year? Unknown
Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.
Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit. Michelangelo
Remember, tomorrow is promised to no one.
Remember, tomorrow is promised to no one. Walter Payton
The most important thing in life is knowing the most important things in life.
The most important thing in life is knowing the most important things in life. David F. Jakielo
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life. John Wooden
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values. Ayn Rand
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must not, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must not, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt
You must manage your thought life daily and then you can manage your life.
You must manage your thought life daily and then you can manage your life. John Maxwell
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. Anonymous
Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life.
Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life. Alan Lakein
Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.
Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds, and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds, and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy. Florence Scovel Shinn
Before a person can achieve the kind of life he wants, he must think, act, walk, talk and conduct himself in all of his affairs as would the person he wishes to become.
Before a person can achieve the kind of life he wants, he must think, act, walk, talk and conduct himself in all of his affairs as would the person he wishes to become. Zig Ziglar
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life --mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life –mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. Julius Erving
Remember this: the choices you make in life, make you.
Remember this: the choices you make in life, make you. John Wooden
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein
Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.
Never stop learning because life never stops teaching. Unknown
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. Lolly Daskal

Inspirational Quotes on Living a Great Life

Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it.

Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it. Charles Swindoll
Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?
Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life isn't about getting and having, it's about giving and being.
Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. Kevin Kruse
Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes in playing a poor hand well.
Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes in playing a poor hand well.  Robert Louis Stevenson
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin
Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.
Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it. Sai Baba
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. Erma Bombeck
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. William James

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King, Jr
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, or perfect. You just have to care.
To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, or perfect. You just have to care. Mandy Hale
Hearing 'no' is part of life. Reacting to 'no' is how life moves forward for you. Don't let 'no' paralyze you. Make it motivate you!

Hearing ‘no’ is part of life. Reacting to ‘no’ is how life moves forward for you. Don’t let ‘no’ paralyze you. Make it motivate you! Kevin Eastman

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Eleanor Roosevelt Life Quotes
What you do today can change the course of your life far into the future. Today is critical. Today really counts.
What you do today can change the course of your life far into the future. Today is critical. Today really counts. Ralph S. Marston, Jr
It is not what we get, but who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our life.
It is not what we get, but who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our life. Anthony Robbins
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed in the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed in the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.      H. Jackson Brown Jr
It's a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
It’s a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. William Somerset Maugham
Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself.
Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to his or her commitment to excellence, regardless of his or chosen field of endeavor.
The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to his or her commitment to excellence, regardless of his or chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. Tony Robbins
I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.
I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.  Martha Stewart
I believe life is a series of near-misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It's seeing what other people don't see and pursuing that vision.
I believe life is a series of near-misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It’s seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It’s seeing what other people don’t see and pursuing that vision. Howard Schultz
If you want something in your life you've never had, you'll have to do something, you've never done.
If you want something in your life you’ve never had, you’ll have to do something, you’ve never done. JD Houston
Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.
Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. Jim Rohn
May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism.
May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism. Unknown
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. Horace Bushnell
You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.
You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame. Erica Jong
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill 
You were born with the ability to change someone's life -- don't ever waste it.
You were born with the ability to change someone’s life –don’t ever waste it. Unknown
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.
You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. Shonda Rhimes
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life. E. M. Forester
Whether you know it or not, whether you like it or not, the habits you are developing now will be with you for the rest of your life.
Whether you know it or not, whether you like it or not, the habits you are developing now will be with you for the rest of your life. John Wooden
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. Denis Waitley
Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failures, and loss only serve as motivation.
Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failures, and loss only serve as motivation. Unknown
Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don't feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved.
Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don’t feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved. Napoleon Hill
Don't go through life just letting people HEAR your voice. Do something worthy to make them FEEL your presence.
Don’t go through life just letting people HEAR your voice. Do something worthy to make them FEEL your presence. Jean Rivett
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. Wayne Dyer
It's not about perfect, it's about effort. When you give effort in your life, that's how change occurs. Keep going and remember why you started.
It’s not about perfect, it’s about effort. When you give effort in your life, that’s how change occurs. Keep going and remember why you started. Jillian Michaels
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. Bernice Johnson Reagon

Summary of Life Quotes: Living Your Most Fulfilling Life

 Fulfilled is defined as “feeling happy because you are getting everything that you want from life.” 

A life of regret is no life at all. But our lives are full of regrets.40 Most Common Regrets People Have in Their 40s)

Sometimes it feels like we cannot find what it is that makes us feel fulfilled. Sometimes it’s hard to find a place to start. To start living a fulfilled life with less regret try some of these ways to begin living your best life:

Come to peace with the way things are

-Forgive others and yourself

-Let go of the fear of not being accepted

-Spend more time out of your comfort zone

-Pursue Passions

-Be Disciplined 

-Don’t sweat the small stuff, just the big stuff

-Make time to reflect on your relationships

-Give yourself gratitude

-Leave No Regrets

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