35 Best Life Quotes That'll Motivate You

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Life brings us as many joyful moments as it does downfalls, and although there are days we wish there was a manual to follow, it simply wouldn’t be the same without the spontaneity. The journey of life may not become easier as we grow older, but we do seem to understand it better as our perspectives evolve. Whether you’re embarking on a new adventure right out of school or you want to explore different paths in your personal life, it’s never too late to change what the future looks like.

If you’re in need of motivation and inspiration, these life quotes from Hoda Kotb, Meghan Markle, Reese Witherspoon, among others, are exactly what you need to hear. Advice from practicing self-love to having a sense of humor to being optimistic never grows old and will surely help you find the push you need to get where you’re going.

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Dolly Parton

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.

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Helen Keller

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

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Hoda Kotb

Life is a series of baby steps.

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Lucille Ball

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.

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Princess Diana

Lead from the heart, not the head.

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Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.

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Meghan Markle​

Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.

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What comes easy won’t last long, and what lasts long won’t come easy.

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Reese Witherspoon

Every day is not a success. Every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good.

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Roald Dahl

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

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No one is you and that is your superpower.

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Reba McEntire

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

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Oprah Winfrey

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.

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The best time for new beginnings is now.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘”What are you doing for others?”

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Michael Jordan

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

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Maya Angelou

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.

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Margaret Laurence

It’s not what we have in life but who we have in our life that matters.

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One day or day one. It’s your decision.

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Elizabeth Gilbert

Embrace the glorious mess that you are.

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Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.

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Dr. Seuss

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

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Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

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Carol Burnett

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

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A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.

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C.S. Lewis

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

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Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life.

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If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.

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Audrey Hepburn

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

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Albert Einstein

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

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