Life Lesson Quotes

Life Lesson Quotes by Michael Clayton, Winston Churchill, Marg Helgenberger, Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Selena Gomez and many others.

I’m interested in impacting people with life lessons that they can pass on. A touchdown is only remembered for one Sunday, but a lesson that can be passed on to your kids is Paramount.
Michael Clayton
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Winston Churchill
Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me. Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends, and it’s not fair to remove him from his whole life.
Marg Helgenberger
Be the change you want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi
I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.
Eleanor Roosevelt
You can have it all without suffering from a meltdown.
Selena Gomez
Sometimes life’s so much cooler when you just don’t know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet.
Anthony Kiedis
Fate often allows a future to take shape with no regard for our expectation, plan, or readiness. Fate’s skillful editing of our life choices is like the careful grooming of lads on their first day of school: combed, polished, scrubbed, newly dressed, and glowing too. This is how we become ready for our life lessons.
David Richo
To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written.
Regina Brett
Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you’ve got all this great wisdom, you don’t get to be young anymore.
Elizabeth Wurtzel
Become someone’s hero.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Seeing people laugh definitely inspires me, and so does seeing people get life lessons about living better.
Tyler Perry
I’m the only person I know that’s lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year. It’s very character-building.
Steve Jobs
Going through a rough break-up? Nothing a little dance party with friends can’t ease.
Selena Gomez
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
Steve Jobs
Be the change you want to see in your networks
James H. Fowler
I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?
Steve Jobs
For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life – the lesson of your utter insignificance.
Joseph Brodsky
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Albert Einstein
Here’s the life lesson I’ve learned, Fifi: Some people are born to play the hero, and some are born to play the bad guy. Fighting your destiny only makes life harder than it needs to be. Besides, people remember the villain long after they’ve forgotten the hero.
Susan Elizabeth Phillips
The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.
Paul E. Gray
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot
At first, when I got bad press and people would talk bad about my family or something like that, I would get really upset, but now it’s just not worth my energy.
Hilary Duff
Restaurant Man is kind of the story, an unabridged story of what happened in my life, the good bad and ugly. Some people might glean some life lessons. It is honest, not written as a press release.
Joe Bastianich
My mom always says, ‘If you don’t believe in something, you’ll lose yourself completely.’
Hilary Duff
My best life lessons and education didn’t come from a classroom – they’ve come from the wild. How you act in the big moments, the ones that challenge you, scare you, tempt you, and force you to make the right decisions, is what defines you.
Bear Grylls
You ought to know how to rise above the trivialities of life, in which most people are found drowning themselves.
D.T. Suzuki
Life never become a habit to me. It’s always a marvel.
Katherine Mansfield
Every life lesson is on that baseball field.
Goose Gossage
It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.
Mark Twain
The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be experienced.
Liam Payne
Be tough minded but tenderhearted.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Happiness is not based on possessions, power or prestige, but on relationships with people you love and respect.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
To love someone whom you like is insignificant.
To love someone because they love you is of no consequence.
To love someone whom you do not like means you have learned a lesson in life.
To love someone who blames you for no reason shows that you have learned the art of living.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
Joey Comeau
Lyrically I like to use themes that make the listener use his or her imagination, and to give a little of the lessons I’ve learned in my own life.
Ronnie James Dio
Don’t run from lessons; they are little packages of treasure that have been given to us. As we learn from them, our lives change for the better.
Louise Hay
I am also about trusting maggot instincts. If I get played or taken advantage of? So be it. That’s a life lesson. I would rather have believed in someone and get hurt than live life with distrust. I always go into a relationship with trust.
Masi Oka
Focus and simplicity…once you get there, you can move mountains.
Steve Jobs
Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I’ve learned some of the greatest life lessons from growing up in the skate and punk rock communities.
Mark Hoppus
The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.
John McEnroe
Speaking of friends, the best ones always have your back.
Selena Gomez
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
Henry L. Stimson
It’s not attractive when girls get super skinny. Guys don’t like it. Gils don’t like you as much. You lose some happiness when that’s all you think about.
Hilary Duff
I have no projects on the horizon. I don’t feel frustrated. It’s a great life lesson for me.
Christine Taylor
Sometimes I wonder if the lessons in life will ever stop but then why would you want to remain ignorant?
Jan Hellriegel
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Maya Angelou
Our goal is to make the best devices in the world, not to be the biggest.
Steve Jobs
When lending people money, be sure their character exceeds their collateral.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
There’s no need to wait for the bad things and bullshit to be over. Change now. Love now. Live now. Don’t wait for people to give you permission to live, because they won’t.
Kris Carr
Success is a poor teacher. We learn the most about ourselves when we fail, so don’t be afraid of failing. Failing is part of the process of success. You cannot have success without failure.
Robert Kiyosaki
The man who is intoxicated with life does not pass judgment, does not seek to come to a conclusion, does not impose his message on the world.
Henry Miller
When I was 12 and started to take singing lessons from a woman, she told me that I would probably spend the rest of my life taking care of my voice.
Johnny Mathis
There are life lessons that can be derived from reality television.
Mike White
Where there is life, there is hope.
Alyson Noel
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
Denis Waitley
An athlete gains so much knowledge by just participating in a sport. Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.
Kristi Yamaguchi
My biggest life lesson is that the past is the past. I do my best not to bring history into my present. It ain’t ever easy, but it usually creates more opportunity for joyful experiences.
Dash Mihok
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
My greatest life lesson has been to not wait for the opportunities to come to me. I realize how important it is to be proactive and to create the opportunities myself.
Agapi Stassinopoulos
I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes.
Douglas MacArthur
My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.
Anais Nin
Don’t think you can relax yourself to happiness. Happiness comes as a result of doing.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
They say that even the brightest star won’t shine forever. But in fact, the brightest star would live the shortest amount of time. Feel free to extract whatever life lesson you want from that.
Phil Plait
I’ve never heard anyone say the really deep lessons of life have come in times of ease and comfort. But, I have heard many saints say every significant advance I’ve ever made in grasping in the depth of God’s love and growing deep with Him, have come through suffering.
John Piper
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
Irving Berlin
Life Lesson 3: You can’t rush grief. It has its own timetable. All you can do is make sure there are lots of soft places around – beds, pillows, arms, laps.
Patti Davis
Every so often, let your spirit of adventure triumph over your good sense.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I believe giving back is one of the greatest life lessons we can teach our children; that the world isn’t all about them, and that through our actions people will really discover what kind of a person we truly are.
Gretchen Carlson
My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
Denis Waitley
It’s about lessons for life. It’s not just about winning either.
Lynn Davies
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Henry Rollins
To know that which lies before us in daily life is the prime wisdom.
John Milton
Lessons of Life: When you stop yearning, When you stop aspiring. You stop living.
Shekhar Kapur
I wanted to teach myself some life lessons at the age of 60 and one of them was that you don’t give up.
Diana Nyad
They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, I told them they didn’t understand life.
John Lennon
Travel is about failure or overcoming obstacles, overcoming failures. When a traveler is having lots of good luck, that is not a happy book. That’s a book you say, well, I don’t need that. I want a life lesson. I want to find out – I want a journey that reflects my life.
Paul Theroux
I try not to look at my schedule for the week because I’ll get so overwhelmed. Every day, there are multiple things to be done and 10 things I don’t end up accomplishing.
Hilary Duff
I’ve had so many [life lessons], but the more I’ve walked through tough times, the stronger I’ve become. I truly believe anything is possible if you fully manifest it. I’ve been to the top and I believe I’ve been to the bottom as well. Respecting yourself is key – physically and mentally. It’s OK to take care of yourself.
Matt Sorum
Do a loony-goony dance ‘Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain’t been there before.
Shel Silverstein
The T.D. Jakes Relationship Bible: Life Lessons on Relationships from the Inspired Word of God.
T. D. Jakes
Take care of your reputation. It’s your most valuable asset.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
John Dryden
I like to think that life lessons are learned and re-learned every day and take on importance at different times in life.
Julianne Malveaux
Apart from my children, spending time with refugees was the greatest gift… the greatest life lesson I could ever receive.
Angelina Jolie
Sooner or later, a man if he is wise, discovers that life is a mixture of good days and bad, victory and defeat, give and take.
Wilferd Peterson
In every life we have some trouble, but when you worry you make it double. Don’t worry. Be happy.
Bobby McFerrin
The art of living rightly is like all arts; it must be learned and practiced with incessant care.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. That is why I wish to pay fair price for every value. If I have to pay for it or earn it, that makes something of me. If I get it for free, that makes nothing of me.
Jim Rohn
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived.
Soren Kierkegaard
The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden
If the children are untaught, their ignorance and vices will in future life cost us much dearer in their consequences than it would have done in their correction by a good education.
Thomas Jefferson
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Albert Einstein
One of my earliest memories is of seeing my mother in her beach chair, reading a book under an umbrella by the water’s edge while my sisters and I played beside her. Of all the life lessons she taught me, that is one of my favorites: to take time at a place I love, restore my spirit with books and the beach.
Luanne Rice
This is what I’ve learned, in my life: Headbanging is crucial. Growing up is hard to do. There’s nothing wrong with wearing a dress.
Hayley Williams
Buy whatever kids are selling on card tables in their front yard.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
You’re not going to live your life unscathed.
Kirstie Alley
Why is balance important? From a life lesson standpoint, it’s about learning to enjoy yourself without getting the ego involved.
Tara Stiles
Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
It’s nice to be able to support programs like 5 Hole Threads’ in our communities to keep more kids involved in sports. The Life lessons that are learned from being a teammate are so valuable. All kids deserve the chance to experience that.
Dan Ellis
Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.
Denis Waitley
At a brunch potluck, I realize that I do, in fact, hate everybody.
Lena Dunham
Life is a long lesson in humility.
James M. Barrie
If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.
Lev Grossman
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Don’t wait for a Guru. Your life is your Guru.
Krishna Das
One of the great lessons I’ve learned in athletics is that you’ve got to discipline your life. No matter how good you may be, you’ve got to be willing to cut out of your life those things that keep you from going to the top.
Bob Richards
The main thing is that I’ve been studying composition for the last four years.
I’d say it’s the life experience combined with the
lessons that enabled me to go much further.
Kip Winger
Once again, Kirk Franklin takes the church beyond the traditional, transitioning his life’s experiences into life lessons. Clearly there is more to this man than great music. You will feel the beat of his heart and faith.
T. D. Jakes
Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
Edward Bach
To hell with luck. I’ll bring the luck with me.
Ernest Hemingway
This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn’t behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development.
Edgar Cayce
Be kinder than necessary.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Then I discovered that being related is no guarantee of love!
Steig Larsson
Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
Ernest Dimnet
Grind it out. Hanging on just one second longer than your competition makes you the winner.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
All life lessons are not learned at college,’she thought. Life teaches them everywhere.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Everyone wears an invisible sign that reads “Notice me. Make me feel important.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains.
Ernest Hemingway
The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life’s essential unfairness.
Nancy Mitford
I’ve grown up a lot, I’m on my own, and I’ve learned some valuable life lessons.
Zac Efron
Judge your success by what you had to give up to get it.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The critical lessons in life hold sway whether you like it or not.
Sue Grafton
We are supposed to enjoy the good stuff now, while we can, with the people we love. Life has a funny way of teaching us that lesson over and over again.
Sheena Easton
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
Anais Nin
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Edith Wharton
‘It only put me in Gryffindor,’ said Harry in a defeated voice, ‘because I asked not to go in Slytherin…’ ‘Exactly’ said Dumbledore, beaming once more. ‘Which makes you very different from Tom Riddle. It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.’
J. K. Rowling
There are many good fishermen and some great ones. But there is only one you.
Ernest Hemingway
Never laugh at anyone’s dreams.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
But all the magic I have known I’ve had to make myself.
Shel Silverstein
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain
I steeled myself for the next response. I knew it was going to be one of the Zen life lessons. […] Instead he kissed me.
Richelle Mead
How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em.
Shel Silverstein
My book ‘Trust Your Heart’, which is the story of my life, will be followed by ‘Singing Lessons’, a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
Judy Collins
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
John Lennon
The biggest lessons I’ve learned in life have probably come from a bad situation, from an angry situation, even if I wasn’t the one who was angry.
Evan Rachel Wood
And no, we don’t know where it will lead. We just know there’s something much bigger than any of us here.
Steve Jobs
…full of God’s thoughts, a place of peace and safety amid the most exalted grandeur and enthusiastic action, a new song, a place of beginnings abounding in first lessons of life, mountain building, eternal, invincible, unbreakable order; with sermons in stone, storms, trees, flowers, and animals brimful with humanity.
John Muir
Hire people more for their judgment than for their talents.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The fact that a person loves one particular person is what is important; the life lesson, whether you are homosexual or heterosexual, is that you not be promiscuous, and true to one person.
Loretta Devine
Fight fairly. Give generously. Laugh loudly. Love deeply.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Believe in love at first sight.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The universe does not judge us; it only provides consequences and lessons and opportunities to balance and learn through the law of cause and effect. Compassion is the recognition that we are each doing the best we can within the limits of our current beliefs and capacities.
Dan Millman
Hair matters. This is a life lesson Wellesley and Yale Law School failed to instil. Your hair will send significant messages to those around you.
Hillary Clinton
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
Patience is the First Lesson.
Thomas T. Riley
In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
Tom Bodett
God’s Word does provide life lessons to teach us how to live. And it gives us beautiful poetry that gives voice to our human experience. And, yes, it does give us clear boundaries of what we should and shouldn’t do so we can live our best lives.
Jennifer Rothschild
My biggest life lesson is that money cannot buy happiness.
Jake T. Austin
The academy gave me a grounding in discipline and hard work that has sustained me throughout my life, and the lessons I learned there I now try to impress on young people.
Georg Solti
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Helen Keller
I mean, it’s the life lessons that I suppose you learn that nobody gets a free ride and that you do the best you can with the means that you can and try to open yourself to as much knowledge and all that that you can.
Joe Mantegna
The greatest lessons in life, if we would but stoop and humble ourselves, we would learn not from the grown-up learned men, but from the so-called ignorant children.
Mahatma Gandhi
There is no wealth but life.
John Ruskin
Don’t waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn’t a blessing – it was a lesson.
Paula White
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
Wallace Stegner
We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
Bob Ehrlich
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.
Steve Jobs
All is pattern, all life, but we can’t always see the pattern when we’re part of it.
Belva Plain
What people think of you is none of your business.
Deepak Chopra
Rule Number One is this: If you’re open to learning, you get your life-lessons delivered as gently as the tickle of a feather. But if you’re defensive, if you stubbornly persist in being right instead of learning the lesson at hand, if you stop paying attention to the tickles, the nudges, the clues—boom! Sledgehammer.
Gay Hendricks
‘-mediocre, arrogant as his father, a determined rule-breaker, delighted to find himself famous, attention-seeking and impertinent -‘ said Severus. ‘You see what you expect to see, Severus.’ said Dumbledore.
J. K. Rowling
There is a lesson we learn early and harmlessly, or late and traumatically – that there are things we can break that our parents can’t fix.
Robert Breault
The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.
Peter Shaffer
Whether it’s in the right way or sometimes the wrong way, you learn about life and its lessons.
Amelie Mauresmo
The only mistake in life is the lesson not learned.
Albert Einstein
I am not resigned: I am not sure life is long enough to learn that lesson.
George Eliot
Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
Thomas Hobbes
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
Maya Angelou
I did as much as I could: raising chickens, pushing an ice-cream cart, bagging walnuts, driving a tractor on a beet farm, working on the railroad. I think this eclectic career helped me a lot in life.
Charles R. Schwab
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Soren Kierkegaard
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
John Wooden
Once I became a photographer, it stopped me being scared or intimidated by gangs of young men of whatever stripe. Initially, I could hide behind my camera but eventually I came to realize that if I was polite and friendly to them, then they probably would be to me too – a good life lesson.
Derek Ridgers
What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.
Rudy Giuliani
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost
No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one’s life is nothing. Even the most evil of men and women, if you understand their hearts, had some generous act that redeems them, at least a little, from their sins.
Orson Scott Card
I would consider it the greatest experience of my life, it’s the experience that made me a man, that taught me so many life lessons that you get from sport, ones that I’ve been able to pass down. (It was) invaluable, beyond words, got me through school, high school, and college, it was the greatest gift I gave myself.
Ted McGinley
Life is an apprenticeship to the constant renunciations, to the steady failure of our claims, our hopes, our powers, our liberty.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I confess that there is nothing to teach: no religion, no science, no writings which will lead your mind back to Spirit. Today I speak this way, tomorrow that, but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
Never resist a generous impulse.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Being betrayed is one of the most valuable lessons life can teach.
Shania Twain
You look how you look
Jennifer Lawrence
Thus did my siblings and I learn one of the hard lessons of life: the best way to strip the allure and dreaminess from a lifelong dream is, very often, simply to have it come true.
David James
When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
Thomas A. Edison
I’m albino, my family is white, but I was really raised, and taught my important life lessons, by the black community.
Brother Ali
There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.
Shel Silverstein
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Jessica Lange
Life is constantly providing us with new funds, new resources, even when we are reduced to immobility. In life’s ledger there is no such thing as frozen assets.
Henry Miller
This gets back to the fundamental lesson of political survival that Bill Clinton taught me, which is if you make it about the American people’s lives instead of your life, you’re going to be okay.
Paul Begala
Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways.
Twyla Tharp
Life has all sorts of hills and valleys, and sometimes you don’t end up doing what you had your heart set out on, but sometimes that’s even better.
Ruth Buzzi
The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.
Frank Sinatra
Once a month, go to lunch with someone who knows more about your business than you do.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Every so often, push your luck.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Norman Vincent Peale
I’ve sung my whole life. I’ve taken lots of voice lessons and I love to sing. But I’ve never really sung professionally at all.
Liv Tyler
Growing up in rural Louisiana, the ecosystem around our home wove harmoniously into our family and into our daily life. Every life lesson that trickled its way into my being came from a mutually respectful relationship between the environment and my family.
Ian Somerhalder
Good is not enough. You’ve got to be great.
Simon Cowell
Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bullfighters.
Ernest Hemingway
Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging.
Dar Williams
I was handed a tough life lesson at a very early age.
Boomer Esiason
Everyday is a new beginning and a chance to blow it.
Cathy Guisewite
It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you’re living your life. I wouldn’t compare our movie to that, but it has a structure where it’s about a man who doesn’t appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.
Adam Sandler
My main life lesson from investing: self-interest is the most powerful force on earth, and can get people to embrace and defend almost anything.
Jesse Lauriston Livermore
I’m not scandalous. I think it’s actually embarrassing to be in those, yet some people will do anything to be in those magazines. I’m happy with who I am, and I’m happy with the way people portray me. If it’s too normal, then that’s their opinion.
Hilary Duff
Three life lessons: 1.No one will see you. 2.No one will say anything. 3.No one will save you.
Elizabeth Scott
When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
Regina Brett
So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things.
Morrie Schwartz
One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don’t get into public service.
Sean Hannity
In order for one to learn the important lessons of life, one must first overcome a fear each day.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
Jennifer Aniston
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
Dan Rather
Pause and remember – Every single event in your life, especially the difficult lessons, have made you smarter, stronger, and wiser than you were yesterday. Be thankful!
Jennifer Young
I’m not chasing championships. Championship’s chasing us. I’m not doing that. I want my players to be better people once they leave campus because this is a life lesson. This is more than basketball. This is life lessons that we’re trying to teach.
Kevin Ollie
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
Barbara Kingsolver
Give people a second chance, but not a third.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
Paulo Coelho
Anybody that makes fun of me, I’m like, ‘Yeah, and then I got touched by Hugh Jackman’
Jennifer Lawrence
The greatest failure is not to try. Had I listened to all the people during the course of my life who said, “You can’t. You’ll fail. It won’t work. You don’t have…,” I wouldn’t be here today.
Debbi Fields
That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.
Elizabeth Gilbert
My new one (tattoo) says ‘Never a failure, always a lesson’ and is kind of my mantra to life, just a reminder. My life is just a crazy rollercoaster every day and whenever I read that it just reassures me.
When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence, hatred and lies. A lesson drawn from such experiences, however, was that we can effectively oppose violence only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
Lech Walesa
It was really impulsive. I was just like, I’m cutting it! And then it was just all gone.
Jennifer Lawrence
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
Rudyard Kipling
Why can’t we just be nice? It’s like, we grow up, and then we get right back into high school.
Jennifer Lawrence
Take a rest and the world catches up with you. Lesson in life–keep moving.
Mark Lawrence
I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.
Albert Einstein