“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


“If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.”

– Emile Zola



“Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”

-Vincent Van Gogh


“If you never take risks, you’ll never accomplish great things. Everybody dies, but not everyone has lived.”

– C.S. Lewis


“A life without cause is a life without effect.”

– Barbarella


“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.”

-William Arthur Ward


“All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high or the valleys too low.”

-John Wooden


“It’s your life. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for living it your way.”



“Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you chose your life, you didn’t settle for it.”



“Make treating yourself a priority and always remember your life is happening now. Don’t put off all your dreams and pleasures to another day. In any balanced personal definition of success, there has to be a powerful element of living life in the present.”

-Mireille Guiliano


“The purpose of this glorious life is not simply to endure it, but to soar, stumble and flourish as you learn to fall in love with existence. We were born to live my dear not to merely exist.”

-Becca Lee


“I think being in love with life is a key to eternal youth.”

-Doug Hutchison


“Work is just a part of our Life, not vice versa. So live life full time, work work, part-time”



“I refuse to go back to the old me. I’m becoming a better person using my past experiences as lessons.”



“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life.”

-Roy T. Bennett


“Whoever uses the spirit that is in him creatively is an artist. To make living itself an art, that is the goal.”

-Henry Miller


“Cherish your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows and live your todays.”



“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

-Joshua J. Marine


“There is no such thing as perfection. What I consider beautiful most likely you don’t.”

-Mila Kunis


“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”

-Steve Jobs


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