150 Soothing Inspiring Life Quotes To Live By

 Inspiring life quotes

Welcome to a collection of 150 inspiring life quotes and short inspirational quotes, which will help you, find your life’s purpose if you don’t have one.

Having inspiration in life is vital, as it’s the fuel, which will able to make you accomplish great things in life despite the life challenges you may have. Without it, you won’t achieve much.

And the inspiring life quotes you are about to read in this post will give you that inspiration you need to live a meaningful life if you feel your life isn’t worth living.

Everyone who has accomplished great things in this life had what inspired them to do what they did to be where they are in life despite the hardships the faced along the way.

With that said, here are the 150 inspiring life quotes from various authors sources and mostly from myself you will ever need to live a life of meaning and purpose.

Inspiring Life Quotes For Purposeful Living

1. The time for you to shine radiantly is now because when you got to the grave, it will be too late to shine the light hidden deep down your soul. Trialsandtests.com.

2. Choose to live godly, happily and joyfully with godly contentment, the greatest gain and wealth one can ever have here on earth. Trialsandtests.com.

3. Strive not to live according to other people’s expectations or society’s but endeavour to live your God-given purpose on earth to the fullest. Trialsandtests.com.

4. Don’t take life too seriously because when you do so, you will wish you hadn’t when all is said and done. Trialsandtests.com.

5. You can be the most successful person here on earth but if where you are or what you are doing isn’t your true calling in life, you will never be truly happy. Trialsandtests.com.

6. Don’t compare your life to others as we all have different clocks and timings in life. Trialsandtests.com.

7. Fruits don’t ripen all at once though they are from the same tree. So, don’t compare your chapter one to someone else’s chapter 10. Trialsandtests.com.

8. Life is all about knowing what’s worth your time and what things you must ignore & throw behind your rearview mirror. Trialsandtests.com.

9. Being content in life with what you already have is the greatest wealth & success one can ever achieve here on earth. Trialsandtests.com.

10. Having a mind of a turtle is key if you want to see steady progress and results in your life towards whatever you are trying to achieve in life. Trialsandtests.com.

11. He who works hard as an ant will live to see and enjoy the fruits of his labour all the days of his life. Trialsandtests.com.

12. Having a clear eagle-like vision or direction in your life is what will keep you from being led astray by the opinions of others or society. Trialsandtests.com.

13. Sadly, most people’s lives are defined by the opinions of others & that of society resulting in them living substandard lives they don’t deserve. Don’t be such a person, please. Wake up and realize that you owe no one any explanations for living the life you want to live & making life choices you know are right for you. Trialsandtests.com.

14. If you choose to let your life be defined by other people’s opinions, you will never reach your true potential or your greatest height in life you were meant to achieve with this one life you have to live. Trialsandtests.com.

15. Allowing your life to be defined by what other people think of you means that you have agreed to be their prisoner all the days of your life. Don’t let that be the case with you. Trialsandtests.com.

16. In this life, no one cares whether you achieved your dreams or not which is why you can’t give up on them as it’s your personal responsibility to bring them to life. Trialsandtests.com.

17. If you expect someone to make your dreams a reality, you are indeed a very delusional person & those dreams you have will go to the grave with you if you don’t wake up to such a harsh reality of life. Trialsandtests.com.

18. Live your life and do your thing. Don’t compare and contrast your life with others as we are all on different paths in this race of life. Trialsandtests.com.

19. Make foolish choices now and you will live to regret the rest of your life & beyond when all is said and done. Don’t be such an unfortunate soul. Trialsandtests.com.

20. You only have one life but if you live it right, one & not two is all you will ever need because one is more than enough to the wise. Trialsandtests.com.

21. Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness & bad days give you experience. Fearless motivation.

22. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. Fearless motivation.

23. You were born to win but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win. Zig Ziglar.

24. Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself. Wayne Dyer.

25. Have the courage to be imperfect. Brene Brown.

26. What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful. There is a word for it, “authentic. “Tim Brown.

27. Expectations are resentments waiting to happen. Brene Brown.

28. By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. Edwin Elliot.

29. Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do. Brian Tracy.

30. There is no elevator to success; you have to take the stairs. Fearless motivation.

31. The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. William Shakespeare.

32. Inspiration exists but it has to find you working. Pablo Picasso.

33. Believe you can & you are halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt.

34. Don’t be pushed around by fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Roy T. Bennet.

35. One day, your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching. Gerard Way.

36. Change your thoughts and change your world. Norman Vincent Pearle.

37. My goal is not to be better than anyone else but to be better than I used to be. Wayne Dyer.

38. Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today. Will Rodgers.

39. Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou.

40. Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got. Robert Brault.

41. You are here to live your truth and not someone else’s. Trialsandtests.com.

42. Jesus is the living waters of life and those that partake of it will never be thirsty again. Trialsandtests.com.

43. There are so many possible lives for you to live here on earth but there is only one life you were ordained and meant to live before the foundation of this world. Trialsandtests.com.

44. Inspiration without work is nothing but smoke without fire. Trialsandtests.com.

45. It’s good to be inspired in life but it’s even better to use that inspiration you have to do something worth remembering with your life before you leave this world. Trialsandtests.com.

46. Life is like a fiery furnace and only those with true character will emerge stronger & brighter like refined gold at the end. Trialsandtests.com.

47. How you want to live your life is a personal decision you must consult with your soul and not other people or society. Trialsandtests.com.

48. Your life is all about adding value to other people’s lives & not just yourself. Trialsandtests.com.

49. Live everyday of your life as if it was you last because one day, it will be & will come to your life a thief in the night. Trialsandtests.com.

50. Life doesn’t have to be complicated unless you want it to be so. Trialsandtests.com.

51. Teeth do not see poverty. African Proverb.

52. If you want to know the end, look at the beginning. African Proverb.

53. By crawling, a child learns to stand. African Proverb.

54. Don’t look where you fell; look where you slipped. African Proverb.

55. One day in a life of a wise man is worth a fool’s entire life. African Proverb.

56. He who wants to fly like a bat must first learn to see in the dark. African Proverb.

57. You can’t paddle two canoes at the same time. African Proverb.

58. A chattering bird builds no nest. African Proverb.

59. Rising early makes the road short. African Proverb.

60. It’s not what you call me but what I answer to. African Proverb.

61. Don’t sail using someone else’s star. African Proverb.

62. No flies get into a shut mouth. African Proverb.

63. Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. African Proverb.

64. To get lost is to learn the way. African Proverb.

65. The Lion does not turn around when the small dog barks. African Proverb.

66. Ninety-nine lies may help you but the hundredth will give you away. African Proverb.

67. Wisdom does not come overnight. African Proverb.

68. The world did not make any promises. African Proverb.

69. The eagle does not hunt flies. African Proverb.

70. We should talk while we are still alive. African Proverb.

71. It may be fire today but tomorrow it will be ashes. African Proverb.

72. Pain is felt only by the owner. African Proverb.

73. Where you sit when you are old shows where you stood when in youth. African Proverb.

74. The roaring lion kills no prey. African Proverb.

75. A speaker of truth has no friends. African Proverb.

Short Inspiratioan Quotes

76. When you think about giving up on your dream, remember why you started. Trialsandtests.com.

77. We all know that we have one life but the question is are you making the most out of this one life you have been given? Trialsandtests.com.

78. To live well in your 50s, you must first start living well in your 20s. Trialsandtests.com.

79. If you have no vision for your life, you are a lost cause. Don’t be one. Trialsandtests.com.

80. To live a life without regrets, make wise choices now and not later. Trialsandtests.com.

81. Life begins when you find your God-given purpose here on earth. Trialsandtests.com.

82. The world owes you nothing. You owe it to yourself to live the life you want to live. Trialsandtests.com.

83. The moon shines less bright than the sun as it doesn’t produce its own light. Your life too will be less bright if you don’t shine your own sunshine by living someone else’s life. Trialsandtests.com.

84. Be like the sun & shine your own light you were meant to shine & not the less bright moon by reflecting the light of someone else’s life. Trialsandtests.com.

85. Sadly, your light and radiance will be too much for some people to be around you. Just keep shining, anyway. Trialsandtests.com.

86. The most rewarding and fulfilling things you will ever do in your life aren’t the most exciting or what gives you adrenaline rushes in your body. Trialsandtests.com.

87. If others have made it in life despite the odds, you too can make it. Just don’t give up yet and hang in there. Trialsandtests.com.

88. If you choose not to give up on life despite setbacks & challenges, life will richly reward you with an abundant and fulfilled life most people can only dream of. Trialsandtests.com.

89. Each and every day of your life is writing a story. Make sure that story is worth reading when all is said and done. Trialsandtests.com.

90. The time to live authentically is now because when you go to the grave, it will be too late to do so. Trialsandtests.com.

91. If you don’t live authentically now, the person you would have been will meet you with sadness & an angry face on your deathbed. Trialsandtests.com.

92. Time is all you have in life and once it’s gone, it’s game over. So, use it wisely, please. Trialsandtests.com.

93. Life is all about growing and progressing. Without that, you are as good as dead. Trialsandtests.com.

94. Just as a body without a spirit is dead or useless, life without purpose is deals also. Trialsandtests.com.

95. In life, you are in completion with no one as we are all in different lanes. Run your own race & let others run theirs in their own way and in their own time. Trialsandtests.com.

96. I was not born into this world to live your version or idea of life nor were you born to live up to mine. You walk your own path; I walk on mine. I live my life, you live yours. End of story. Trialsandtests.com.

97. Everything in your life will work to your own good if you trust & commit your life to God regardless of what you are going through or have been through in the past. Trialsandtests.com.

98. Life only makes sense if God is in the equation. Without him, your life is all but vanity. Trialsandtests.com.

99. He who makes wise choices in life now will live the rest of his in joy, pleasure, abundance & happiness both here on earth & in the world to come. Trialsandtests.com.

100. He who knows his true purpose in life won’t be led astray by the opinions of others or society like sheep led to the slaughterhouse. Trialsandtests.com.

short inspirational quotes

101. Those who realize their folly are not true fools. Zhuangzi.

102. He who does not trust enough will not be trusted. Lao Tzu.

103. Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt.

104. Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:6.

105. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:2.

106. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7.

107. My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For the length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. Proverbs 3: 1,2.

108. To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1.

109. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. Ecclesiastes 3:20.

110. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Proverbs 4:7.

111. Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23.

112. He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. Ecclesiastes 5:10.

113. Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best you can. Joel Osteen.

114. Life is a fight. It’s a good fight of faith. Joel Osteen.

115. It’s easy to go through life offended and carrying baggage. One of the best things you can do is drop it. Let it go. Joel Osteen.

116. The life in front of you is far more important than the life behind you. Joel Osteen.

117. Life itself is a privilege but to live life to the fullest, well, that’s a choice. Andy Andrews.

118. You can’t go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending. C.S Lewis.

119. The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore. Via.

120. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. Carol Burnett.

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

122. If you want to soar in life, you must first fly. Adan.

123. Believe in yourself. You don’t have to prove anything to anyone. Eddie Pinero.

124. When you start seeing your worth, you will stop seeing people who don’t. Eddie Pinero.

125. Do what is right not what is easy. Eddie Pinero.

126. In the end, you either did something worthwhile with your life or you simply didn’t. End of story. Trialsandtests.com.

127. Don’t let anyone rush your timeline as we all have different clocks. Trialsandtests.com.

128. Live your best life now & don’t postpone it for tomorrow which isn’t’ guaranteed for your own information by the way. Trialsandtests.com.

129. Each and every day of your life write a storyline of your life. Make sure that story is worth reading when all is said and done. Trialsandtests.com.

130. Doing what’s feels good and doing what’s right are but two different things which separates people who are successful & those who are not. Trialsandtests.com.

131. You are here to be your own sunshine and not the moonlight of someone else’s life. Trialsandtests.com.

132. Trials and tribulations in this life are a sure thing for everyone but how you respond to them is what matters & determines whether you are a real deal or a paper tiger. Trialsandtests.com.

133. Life is a race for all but the good news is that you are in completion with no one and you can run it at your own pace. Trialsandtests.com.

134. Life is a game for you to play and guess what dear soul, you make the rules. So, let’s play. Trialsandtests.com.

135. Living authentically in this lifetime rather than conforming to other people’s expectations or society’s is one of the greatest decisions you will ever make in this lifetime & beyond when all is said and done with your earthly life. Trialsandtests.com.

136. Doing what’s right for you & not what’s expected of you can be the difference between living a happy & fulfilled life or living a life full of sorrows and regrets in future & beyond this earthly life. Trialsandtests.com.

137. Choose to suffer now so that you can enjoy your future & fruits of your labour, later. Trialsandtests.com.

138. If you are always chasing excitement and pleasure, you will never live a happy and meaningful life you will be proud of looking back. Trialsandtests.com.

139. Live your life and not a life outsourced from someone else. Trialsandtests.com.

140. Life isn’t about making money or having prestigious degrees from renown universities but doing what you and only you were meant to do. Trialsandtests.com.

141. You can be successful in school but still, be a reckless failure in life. Sad but true. Trialsandtests.com.

142. Find your true inspiration in life and everything will fall in place for you. Trialsandtests.com.

143. He who wants to make a difference in life must be willing to forsake following the crowd. Trialsandtests.com.

144. Your life is like an orchestra. To lead it, you must not listen to the spectators or the audience in your life. Trialsandtests.com.

145. He who is lazy to work with his freely God-given hands must not complain as to why he is poor and destitute in life. Trialsandtests.com.

146. Life becomes so much beautiful when you let the dead leaves drop to the ground in your life which are things and people who no longer add value to your life. Trialsandtests.com.

147. There are so many possible paths for you to take in life but there is only one path in life that you and only you are meant to take and walk on. Trialsandtests.com.

148. It is said that life begins at 40 but I say unto you dear soul that your life begins when you find your true calling & mission in life. Trialsandtests.com.

149. Knowing the difference between what you are supposed to do and what you were meant to do is key to finding your true purpose in life. Trialsandtests.com.

150. Having inspiration glowing like the sun’s brightness deep down your precious soul is key to finding your true calling in life. Trialsandtests.com.


Those were all the 150 inspiring life quotes I had to share with you to help you live a purposeful life and hope you learned something from them.

Indeed, we all need inspiration in life if we want to accomplish great things from others who accomplished similar things we want to accomplish in our lives.

Remember, without inspiration in life, you won’t do anything significant in your life worth remembering as inspiration is the fuel which drives people to do great things in life.

You don’t need to memorize all the inspirational quotes about life you have read in this post to change your life. Just pick two or three inspirational quotes that resonate with you.

In conclusion, if you found this post useful, kindly share it with others, as they will benefit, too. Sharing is caring. Cheers and be blessed with a happy & purposeful life.

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