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50 Best Life Quotes & Funny Sayings To Help You Stay Positive

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Don't be a negative nancy.

Remaining positive when life seems to be constantly kicking you down is hard. Many of us, myself included, tend to let all the negative energy consume us.

We start to give up on ourselves and our dreams as we continue to feel like nothing we do is good enough. We feel like we aren’t making any progress. We begin to settle and think that maybe we just aren’t meant to be truly happy.

Maybe we have made too many bad decisions, and this is life’s way of paying us back. But it is just when we get to this moment of defeat that we must fight the hardest to pick ourselves back up.

We must find a way to become motivated again, find a reason to keep pushing forward.


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There are many ways to do this, including turning to funny life quotes and popular sayings about life to keep hope alive. Life quotes have a way of reminding us that we are not alone. They remind us that there are a ton of people all over the world who feel exactly the same way that we do. We find some comfort in that.

We can turn to these quotes about life at any time to laugh at the simple fact that we all knew life would be hard. Instead of complaining and beating ourselves up about it, we can choose to accept the challenge with a smile on our face.

Nothing good ever came easy, so we should be happy that we have been presented with obstacles in life that can help us learn and grow.


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Accept the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of your life. It will be worth it in the end. Listed below are a few of our picks of the best life quotes that will make you laugh out loud and remind you to never give up. Good things come to those who remain positive.


1. Use all of your available resources.

"I know I'm a handful but that's why you got two hands."—Unknown


2. Balance. 

"Some days you eat salads and go to the gym, some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. Its called balance."—Unknown


3. Your life is a work in progress. 

"I am currently under construction. Thank you for your patience."—Unknown


4. Be a winner.

"Every time you are able to find humor in a difficult situation, you win"—Unknown


5. You heard it here first. 

"It will never be perfect. Make it work."—Life


6. Don't be a people pleaser. 

"You can't make everyone happy. You're not an avocado."—Unknown


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7. Make the most of it. 

"Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll be ever again."—Unknown


8. When your plans don't work out...

"Just wing it. Life, eyeliner, everything."—Unknown


9. A not so sad reality. 

"The best things in life will either make you fat, drunk or pregnant."—Unknown


10. Be unapologetically you. 

"Embrace the glorious mess that you are."—Elizabeth Gilbert"


11. Anything is possible.

"I never knew a single noise could actually drive a person insane, but then I had kids and realized all things really are possible."—Unknown


12. Don't even waste your time.

 

"And then I thought to myself, What's the point of cleaning if my family is going to keep living here?"—Unknown


13. Some people are a lost cause. 

"No matter how big a hammer you use, you can't pound common sense into stupid people."—Unknown


14. Take a break when needed. 

"Taking naps sounds so childish. I prefer to call them horizontal life pauses."—Unknown


15. Even toast still gets eaten. 

"One day you're the best thing since sliced bread. The next, you're the toast."—Unknown


16. Some days will be harder than others. 

"Some days, I can conquer the world. Other days, it takes me three hours to convince myself to shower."—Unknown


17. Take it easy. 

"I am presently experiencing life at a rate of several WTF"S per hour."—Unknown


18. Depending on the situation, overthinking is necessary.

"Hold on, I've gotta overthink about it."—Unknown


19. You aren't alone. 

"Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet. No one really knows how."—Unknown


20. The keys to success. 

"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.—Reba Mcentire


21. A blessing in disguise. 

"My alone time is sometimes for your safety."—Unknown


22. Laugh away the pain. 

"Laughter is the shock absorber that eases the blow of life."—Unknown


23. Normal is like so last year. 

"I tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of my life.—Unknown


24. Only the real can relate. 

"Life is too short for fake butter, cheese or people."—Unknown


25. Laugh until you can't anymore.

"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny."—Stephen Hawking


26. Who knows you better than you?

"Of course I talk to myself. Sometimes I need expert advice."—Unknown


27. Messy can be good. 

"A clean house is a sign of a wasted life."—Unknown 


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28. Keep holding on, even if its by a thread. 

"Life status: currently holding it all together with one bobby pin."—Unknown


29. By any means necessary. 

"I won't quit but I will cuss the whole time."—Unknown


30. Sweets make everything better. 

"You can't be sad when you're holding a cupcake."—Unknown


31. Don't waste it. 

"Life is a one time offer, use it well."—Unknown


32. What a buzz kill.

"Life is not a fairytale. If you lose your shoe at midnight, you're drunk."—Unknown


33. Smile... smile. 

"Don't be sad, because sad backwards is das, and das not good."—Unknown


34. A good ponytail can make all the difference. 

"If at first you don't succeed, fix your ponytail and try again."—Unknown


35. Just do the best you can. 

"My life feels like a test I didn't study for."—Unknown


36. Life would be no fun if we got it right every day. 

"Some days I amaze myself. Other days I put my keys in the fridge."—Unknown


37. Life is hard but not impossible. 

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."—Unknown


38. Don't be afraid to fall. 

"If you fall, I'll be there. —Floor


39. The struggle. 

"I made a huge to-do list for today. I just can't figure out who's going to do it."—Unknown


40. Sometimes people force your hand. 

"If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors."—Unknown


41. Don't take no for an answer. 

"When one door closes, another opens. Or you can open the closed door. That's how doors work."—Unknown


42. Can we return to simpler times?

"Life was much easier when apple and blackberry were just fruits."—Unknown


43. Life is rough sometimes. 

"Dear Life...will you at least start using lube."—Unknown


44. Your haters are always watching. 

"Be happy, it drives people crazy."—Unknown


45. Protect your energy. 

"Please cancel my subscription to your issues."—Unknown


46. Size is relative. 

"If size really mattered the elephant would be the king of the jungle."—Unknown


47. Face your fears head on. 

"You attract what you fear." - Oh my God, I'm scared of $10.6 Billion.—Unknown


48. Sounds about right. 

"Story of my life: I knew better but I did it anyway."—Unknown


49. Are you up for the challenge?

"When life puts you in tough situations, don't say why me? Just say try me!"—Unknown


50.  Play it cool. 

"If you stumble, make it part of the dance." Unknown


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Alexis George is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, quotes and relationship topics.

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