A collection of great inspirational life quotes some from Ireland and then some life quotes and sayings that are our favourites.
Many of our poets and playwrights have provided us with an imagination conveyed in their writing often times intertwined with a sharp wit and humour. These have been passed on to our generations over the years. We look at below some of these beautiful life quotes and sayings.
Also we explore some of the best life quotes from the richness of people worldwide many of whom you will know. We also share some of these favourites and hope you enjoy our collection.
“You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations."
-George Bernard Shaw
“Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.”
“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
-George Bernard Shaw
“May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, The foresight to know where you are going, And the insight to know when you have gone too far”
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
-William W. Purkey
“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.”
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
-Marianne Williamson, Return to Love
“For Attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day.
For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.
People, more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed. Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of each of your arms.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.”
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
“Everything you can imagine is real.”
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