“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you're going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.”
It’s easy to forget what an amazing gift life really is. Our lives are nothing but a cosmic blink. Even our seemingly all-encompassing world is just tiny blue dot circling an average sized star spiraling around a galaxy of 200-400 billion stars, which itself is just one galaxy among billions more. Yet for one brief moment, we get to experience the wonders of existence, of consciousness.
Of course, there are times when it’s difficult to feel cheery or positive – life can be difficult. If you’re having trouble seeing the cup as half full instead of half empty, reading some positive quotes about life can help you snap out of your funk. Here are some inspirational life quotes to help you see the amazing potential that life has to offer.
“We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don't even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It's time to put an end to this. It's time for us to let ourselves be loved.”
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All too often, we quickly forget what a valuable gift our lives are. We are often times so preoccupied with fighting the – often irrelevant – problems of everyday life that we entirely forget to appreciate the beauty that is already present in our lives. Even more so, the pursuit of ever more hinders us in experiencing gratitude for all the amazing and joyful aspects of our lives.
Isn’t it surprising that people who live similar lives think entirely different about their situation? There are many people who have everything they could ever wish for. Yet, not every one of them is happy and satisfied. At the same time, there are many who are able to live a fulfilled and meaningful life despite having not much. As you can see, happiness greatly depends on how you perceive your life and how you think about it.
Millions of people struggle to find their purpose in life. However, they forget that the purpose of one’s life is not something that others can bestow upon them. Similarly, it is unlikely that they will accidentally stumble across their life’s purpose. Instead, what it takes is to actively create the purpose of your life and by doing so to create yourself.
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There are many things that are believed to be impossible until a courageous person comes along and proves everyone else wrong. These are the kind of people who do not listen to the naysayers that have not even tried. Instead, they are so convinced that they can succeed that they keep moving forward and begin to walk on paths no one else has ever gone before.
Having a couple of short inspirational quotes at hand can be greatly rewarding. No matter if you’re feeling stuck in life and try to get unstuck or if you need something to boost your motivation, these fantastic quotes will always get the job done. Getting a healthy dose of inspiration from some of the greatest minds that ever lived will lift your spirits and will encourage you to pursue your dreams. In the following, you can find our collection of short inspirational quotes that are remarkably motivating and inspiring.
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