Deep Quotes About Life That Will Change The Way You Think

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A collection of 45 powerful deep quotes about life that will change the way you think. They are probably the most thought-provoking life quotes I’ve posted on my SeffSaid Twitter account over the last few years The most powerful deep quotes about life can cause you to stop what you are doing, take a step back and reflect on your life. In fact, some quotes are so powerful they can change the way you think. Anyways, I’ll stop typing now and leave you to enjoy the quotes!

45 Deep Quotes About Life

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

“If an egg is broken by an outside force, life ends. If broken by an inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from the inside.” – Jim Kwik

“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” – Voltaire

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Bertrand Russell

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” – Henry Ford

“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” – Socrates

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck

“Cleverness is not wisdom.” – Euripides

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

“There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.” – Seneca

“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” – Carl Gustav Jung

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” – Greek Proverb

“Don’t use yesterday’s state of mind, to make today’s decision.” – C. Nzingha Smith

“Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.” – Anonymous

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” – Steven R. Covey

“No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” – Carl Jung

“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.” – Marcel Pagnol

“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” – Mary Engelbreit

“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

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.” – Lao Tzu

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.” – Sun Tzu

“You are only as free as you think you are and freedom will always be as real as you believe it to be.” – Robert M. Drake

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault

“You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

“I find that a duck’s opinion of me is very much influenced over whether or not I have bread.” – Mitch Hedberg

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

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