49 Most Famous Quotes About Life, Love, Happiness, and Friendship

If you are feeling stuck in a rut and you feel like you’re being weighed down by the monotony of your life, reading some motivational messages and quotes might help. They can inspire you to keep moving forward and see things in a different light.

Most Famous Quotes About Life, Love, Happiness, and Friendship

To help you, we’ve collected the most famous quotes about life, happiness, love, and even friendship to hopefully help steer you back in the right direction. The collection below will leave you feeling a bit more positive and inspired.

Famous Quotes About Love

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss

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A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. – Max Muller

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I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and, at times, hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. – Marilyn Monroe

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Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

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Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you. – Loretta Young

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Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa

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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. – Aristotle

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To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. – David Viscott

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Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. – Jesus Christ

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Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. – Robert Frost

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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. – Martin Luther King Jr.

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Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Franklin P. Jones

Famous Quotes About Life

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. – Sholom Aleichem

Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. – Irving Berlin

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde

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You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West

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If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee

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Throughout life, people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. – Will Smith

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley

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Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.

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Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. – Omar Khayyam

Famous Quotations About Happiness

Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth. – Mark Twain

The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy  – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

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If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. – Albert Einstein

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Mahatma Gandhi

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If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolsto

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Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

Famous Quotes About Friendship

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. – Len Wein

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”. – C.S. Lewis 

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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. – William Shakespeare

A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities. – William Arthur Ward

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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

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A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. – Jim Morrison

A friend is one what the heart needs all the time. – Henry Van Dyke

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Sometimes, being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. – Gloria Naylor

Famous Inspirational Quotes

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present. – Bil Keane

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. – Marilyn Monroe

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There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. – Steve Jobs

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