75 Life Quotes — Good Funny Quotes On Living Your Best Life

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It's easy to forget how beautiful life can be. Sometimes we need a reminder to bring us back to reality and have us remember just how strong and powerful we are, and this list of both inspirational and funny life quotes to get you back on track to get that fire back to you.

When things get overwhelming, we lose sight of the things that really matter. But the truth is no matter what is happening, you should be living the heck out of your life like there's no tomorrow. 

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Success & Leadership

1. ''The comeback is always stronger than the setback." — Dr. Jill Murray

2. "If you can dream it, you can do it." — Walt Disney

3. "Develop self-discipline. Do what needs to be done, even if you don't want to do it." — Anonymous

4. "The most effective way to do it is to do it." — Amelia Earheart 

5. "Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve." — J.K. Rowling

6. "First rule of leadership: everything is your fault." — Hopper, A Bug's Life

7. "Leader. Ship. The word ‘ship’ is hidden inside the word ‘leadership,’ as its… derivation." — Michael Scott, The Office

8. "The problem with being a leader is that you’re never sure if you’re being followed or chased." — Claire A. Murray

9. "Some people say, ‘Never let them see you cry.’ I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone." — Tina Fey

10. "Leadership has been defined as the ability to hide your panic from others." — Lao Tzu

11. "If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you. If you really make them think, they’ll hate you." — Don Marquis

12. "I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules." — Criss Jami

13. "The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided." — Casey Stengel

14. "My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition." — Indira Gandhi

15. "Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television." — David Letterman

16. "Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway." — Robert Downey Jr.

17. "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." — Dorothy Parker

18. "If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you." — Steven Wright

19. "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it." — Terry Pratchett

20. "The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time." — Joe Girard

21. "You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." — Jack London


22. "Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me." — Anonymous

23. "Life is tough, my darling, but so are you." — Stephanie Bennett Henry

24. "The best is yet to come." — Anonymous

25. "The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried." — Roy T. Bennett

26. "One of the happiest moments ever is when you find the courage to let go of what you can't change." — Anonymous

27. "You have been assigned this mountain so that you can show others it can be moved." — Mel Robbins

28. "Prove them wrong." — Anonymous

29. "Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid. Courage means you don't let fear stop you." — Bethany Hamilton

30. "In my country, we go to prison first and then become President." — Nelson Mandela

31. "Life is hard; it’s harder if you’re stupid." — John Wayne

32. "If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead." — Johnny Carson

33. "Life is hard. After all, it kills you." — Katharine Hepburn

34. "When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'" — Sydney Harris

35. "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I’m possible!'" — Audrey Hepburn


36. "You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone." — Maya Angelou

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37. "She remembered who she was and the game changed." — Lalah Deliah

38. "Chin up princess, or the crown slips."  — Anonymous

39. "You had the power all along, my dear." —  Glinda, The Good Witch

40. "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

41. "Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed." — Josh Billings

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

43. "Always remember that you are unique  —  just like everybody else." — Meade's Maxim

44. "I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying." — Oscar Wilde

45. "If you're wrong own up to what you didn't do right. That's how you earn respect." — Anonymous

46. "Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn." — John C. Maxwell

47. "When something goes wrong in your life just yell 'plot twist!' and move on." — Molly Weis

48. "We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience." — George Bernard Shaw

49. "I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection." — Drake


50. "Focus on the powerful, euphoric, magical, synchronistic, beautiful parts of life, and the Universe will keep giving them to you." — Dau Voire

51. "Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."  — Annette Funicello

52. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." — John Hughes

53. "Whoever said money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop." — Gertrude Stein

54. “A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists." — Don Marquis

55. "A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." — Steve Martin


56. "Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings." — Robert Bloch

57. "Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy." —  Francois de La Rochefoucauld

58. "You know that tingly little feeling you get when you like someone? That is your common sense leaving your body." — Anonymous

59. "Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell." — Joan Crawford

60. "Marriage is the chief cause of divorce." — Groucho Marx

61. "Men are like shoes. Some fit better than others. And sometimes you go out shopping and there’s nothing you like. And then, as luck would have it, the next week you find two that are perfect, but you don’t have the money to buy both." — Janet Evanovich

62. "Relationships are like a walk in the park. Jurassic Park." —Anonymous

63. "Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings." — David Sedaris

64. "Spend a few minutes a day really listening to your spouse. No matter how stupid his problems sound to you." — Megan Mullally

65. "The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret." — Henry Youngman

66. "Love is a lot like a backache, it doesn’t show up on X-rays, but you know it’s there." — George Burns

67. "I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it." — Elizabeth Evans


68. "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will." — Charlotte Brontë

69. "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." — Mahatma Gandhi

70. "For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." — Nelson Mandela

71. "It is a challenge that progressives face throughout the country. We lose when we are divided. We win when we are united." ― Bernie Sanders, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

72. "A man who believes in freedom will do anything under the sun to acquire, or preserve his freedom." — Malcolm X

73. "I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind." — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

74. "Freedom is the oxygen of the soul." — Moshe Dayan

75. "Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men." — Mortimer Adler

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Molly Given is a writer living in Philadelphia and lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life.

Izzy Casey is a writer who covers pop culture.