108+ Best Life Lesson Quotes That Make You Rethink

There is no doubt that meaningful life lesson quotes change the way you think and how you see the world. Expand your perspective with insight and wisdom condensed into a few words.

Reading positive life lesson quotes will make you think and see life different. All you need is a couple of minutes out of your day, and you can shift your entire frame of mind instantly with the help of an inspirational life lesson quotes.

We have collected powerful life lesson quotes will offer you perspective on many of the things going on in your life.

Beautiful Life Lesson Quotes

Live your life and forget your age.

Lessons learned in the home, last the longest. Thomas S. Monson

My life. My choices. My mistakes. My lessons.

Every experience is meant to teach you something new.

Don’t lose your present to your past.

Life always offer a second chance, it is called tomorrow

Every new day is another chance to change your life.

Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. Dr. Seuss

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. Oprah Winfrey

Make a mistake once and it becomes a lesson. Make the same mistake twice and it becomes a choice.

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.

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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

Every failure is a lesson learned about your strategy. Thomas A. Edison

Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending. Chico Xavier

Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. Marshall McLuhan

The moment you recognize what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave. Aravind Adiga

Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Mary Catherine Bateson

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.  Seneca

Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you.

One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm. Catherine Pulsifer

I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. Katie Taylor

My past does not define me, it has enabled me to learn and grow into what I want to be tomorrow.

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We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell

You can only lose what you cling to. Buddha

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss

Sometimes you have to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s next.

Inspiring Life Lesson Quotes

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. Roy T. Bennett

Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. Mandy Hale

Some people come in your life as blessings; some come in your life as lessons.

There’s no use crying over the past. Because the past is not to be mourned, but to be learned from.

Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. Roy T. Bennett

Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino

Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways. Twyla Tharp

You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. Drew Gerald

People tend to complicate their own lives, as if living weren’t already complicated enough. Carlos Ruiz Zafon

It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. Mary Morris

There are so many things you can learn about, but you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. Dr. Seuss

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

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. Ernie Harwell

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One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. B. Nicole

But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try. Chris Colfer

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. Steve Maraboli

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.– Raymond Lindquist

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

We all make mistakes, how we correct them is what makes all the difference between success and failure. Zane Baker

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. Roy T. Bennett

Not everything will go as you expect in your life. This is why you need to drop expectations and go with the flow of life.

Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. Ernest Hemingway

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.  Carrie Underwood

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind. Mignon McLaughlin

You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page. Tori Amos

Wise Life Lesson Quotes

Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. Kate Anderson

When we feel that we are unfairly punished we have to remember this. There is always something to learn or to be thankful for.

Forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are.

We learn something from everyone who passes through our lives. Some lessons are painful, some are painless. But, all are priceless.

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us. Thomas L. Holdcroft

Sometimes in life, your situation will keep repeating itself until you learn your lesson. Brigitte Nicole

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

I’m strong because I’ve been weak. I’m brave because I’ve been afraid. I wise because I’ve been foolish.

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. Shannon L. Alder

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Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.

If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. Lev Grossman

Not everyone is meant to be in your future. Some people are just passing through to teach you lessons in life.

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.– Guy Finley

My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. Dr. Marshall Hennington

A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. Jodi Picoult

The past is where you learned the lesson. The future is where you apply the lesson.

Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it. Irving Berlin

It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. Michelle C. Ustaszeski

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Søren Kierkegaard

Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. Dawson’s Creek

I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on Rascal Flatts

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

On lesson learned – Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped. African Proverb

There are certain life lessons that you can only learn in the struggle. Idowu Koyenikan

Short Life Lesson Quotes

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. Confucius

Toast to the lessons not yet learned and to the trials that will teach them. Brooke Fraser

Sometimes the most important life lessons are the ones we end up learning the hard way.

The easy way to learn is from others mistakes. The hard way is from your own mistakes. The tragic way is not learning from either.

You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. Jojo Moyes

Mistakes made in life are our lessons in disguise. And sometimes, the best lessons learned, came from the worst mistakes made.

We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. Rick Warren

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. Nicole Sobon

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. Denis Waitley

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Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. Ajaero Tony Martins

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. Les Brown

Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere. Paulo Coelho

The greatest lessons to be learned about life, love, purpose, meaning, and priority are to be learned from children. David Jeremiah

I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. Les Brown

Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. Debeena Harris

Success can be measured not only in achievements, but in lessons learned, lives touched and moments shared along the way. Nishan Panwar

Sometimes someone has to hurt you deep enough just to let you know that they’re not the right one for you. Learn your lesson and move on.

We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake – a learning experience or a failure. Catherine Pulsifer

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn, is just to love, and be loved in return.

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. Auguste Rodin

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. John Powell

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear. Mark Twain

There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. Melanie Koulouris

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. George Santayana

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Gandhi

Life is a school, where you learn how to remember what your soul already knows.

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. Oprah Winfrey