These quotes are meant to inspire and motivate. If you’re looking for a little pick-me-up, check out these life-affirming phrases.
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We’ve all had those moments where we think to ourselves “where have you been all my life?” Whether it’s a person, a place, or a thing, sometimes it feels like we’ve been searching for something our whole lives without even knowing it. And when we finally find it, it’s like everything else fades away and we can finally breathe.
Here are some quotes to live by that perfectly describe what it feels like to find your person, your purpose, or your passion.
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
“I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out.” – Roy Croft
“If I could be anything in the world I would want to be a teardrop because I would be born in your eyes, live on your cheeks, and die on your lips.” – Unknown
“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo
“Where have you been all my life?”
“Where have you been all my life?” is a quote that can be used in many different situations. It can be used to express gratitude for someone’s presence in your life, or it can be used to express regrets for not meeting someone sooner. It can also be used simply as a way to show appreciation for someone. Regardless of how it is used, the quote is sure to make an impact.
“Quotes to live by”
“Where have you been all my life?” is a phrase that people use when they find someone or something that they have been searching for. It can describe how you feel when you finally find your soulmate, your dream job, or your new favorite coffee shop. Here are some quotes about this sentiments that you can live by:
“I’m so glad I found you. I’ve been looking for you my whole life.” – Unknown
“When you finally meet the one who was worth the wait, everything will make perfect sense.” – Unknown
“The best things in life are worth waiting for.” – Unknown
“And suddenly, all the love songs were about you.” – Unknown
The meaning of life
The meaning of life is a question that has been asked by people throughout history. There is no one correct answer to this question, and everyone will have their own unique answer. However, there are some quotes about the meaning of life that can offer guidance and inspiration. Here are a few of our favorites:
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso
“Life is what we make it and how we make it – whether we realize it or not.” – Maya Angelou
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
The importance of family
No one can ever take the place of family. They are the ones who have been there for you through thick and thin, and they are the ones who will always be there for you. They are the ones who know you better than anyone else, and they are the ones who accept you for who you are.
Here are some quotes about family that will make you appreciate them even more:
“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox
“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana
“My family is my life, and I would do anything for them.” – Monica Bellucci
“The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.” – Unknown
“Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.” – Andre Maurois
The power of love
“Love is the most powerful force in the universe. It is the birth of all things, both seen and unseen.” – Marianne Williamson
“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” -Paulo Coelho
“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless–it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.” – C.S. Lewis
The beauty of nature
“The beauty of nature is that it is always changing. You never see the same thing twice.” – Joe Logan
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
The joy of friendship
One of the most joyous things in life, is having close friends. Those people in your life that know you, support you, and love you no matter what. They are always there for you, whether you need a shoulder to cry on, or someone to share a belly laugh with.
Close friends are hard to come by, and once you have found them, it is important to cherish them. Here are some quotes about friendship that will make you want to pick up the phone and call your bestie ASAP!
“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis
“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson Gentry
“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey
The wisdom of experience
“The older I get, the more I realize that my brain is like a muscle. The more I use it, the better it works.” -Anonymous
“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” -George Burns
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” -Mark Twain
“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” -Theodore Roosevelt
“wrinkles only go where the smiles have been.” -Jimmy Buffett
In conclusion, these are some of our favorite quotes to live by. We hope you enjoyed them and that they inspired you to live your life to the fullest!
“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway
“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
“Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.” – Dale Carnegie
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein