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25 Life-Changing Quotes You Won’t Forget

You'll always remember these words of wisdom and inspiration.

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You have the power

“At any given moment, you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.”—Christine Mason Miller, author. Life-changing quotes inspire people to dream big, much like these 10 thought-provoking quotes.


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It’s not always easy

“Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.”—Roy T. Bennett, author

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Write your own story

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”—Toni Morrison, author

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Forget excuses

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”—Arthur Ashe, American tennis player. These 21 other quotes will motivate you to cross everything off your to-do list.

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Starting is the hardest part

“By changing nothing, nothing changes.”—Tony Robbins, author, and philanthropist 

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Bravery is one part of the equation

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”—Stephen King, author

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The easy route

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”—John A. Shedd, author, and professor

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There’s only one way to go

“Fear is forward. No one is afraid of yesterday.”—Renata Adler, author, journalist, and film critic. Some of the most life-changing quotes are also in your favorite movies like these 25 famous movie quotes.

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Wasting time

“For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson, author

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Take action

“There is nothing brilliant or outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing. I do the things I believe ought to be done. And when I make up my mind to do a thing, I act.”—Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President. Not all presidential words of wisdom are so serious. Take these 19 funny president quotes, for example.

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Open to new possibilities

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”—Helen Keller, author

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Excuses are just that

“If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.”—Jen Sincero, author 

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Come together

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”—Isaac Newton, mathematician

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Start today

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”—Elenor Roosevelt, First Lady. This is one of the life-changing quotes that really sticks with you. So do these 17 uplifting quotes that will stay with you.

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Never settle

“There is no passion to be found play small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”—Nelson Mandela, philanthropist and former President of South Africa

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The bright side

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”—Oscar Wilde, author

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Set the tone

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day, someone might do the same for you.”—Diana, Princess of Wales

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The first step

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.”—Oprah Winfrey, philanthropist, and talk show host. These other life-changing quotes from Oprah will inspire you to seize the day.

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Change starts here

“The most beautiful and profound way to change yourself is to accept yourself completely, as imperfect as you are.”—Maxime Lagacé, Canadian hockey player 

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Appreciation

“Your big opportunity may be right where you are standing right now.”—Napoleon Hill, author 

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Your perspective is key

“You must have long-term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures.”—Charles C. Noble, American engineer. You’ll see the glass as half full with these 29 positive quotes.

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Face new changes

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”—James Baldwin, author

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Look ahead

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”—C.S. Lewis, author 

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Room for knowledge

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”—Bill Nye, the Science Guy, TV presenter, engineer

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There’s only one kind of mistake

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”—Elbert Hubbard, writer, and philosopher. Now that you know these life-changing quotes, check out these 50 inspirational quotes that will help you get through your morning.