Real Life Short Quotes

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  • “Sometimes the heart is deceiving.” – Halsey, “The Feeling”

Sometimes the heart is deceiving.


  • “You create your own reality.” –Jane Roberts

You create your own reality.


  • “Our intention creates our reality.” – Wayne Dyer

Our intention creates our reality.


  • “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

Make each day your masterpiece.


  • “Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

Dream big and dare to fail.


  • “Impossible is for the unwilling.” – John Keats

Impossible is for the unwilling.


  • “It hurt because it mattered.” – John Green

It hurt because it mattered.


  • “Be so good they can’t ignore you.”– Steve Martin

Be so good they can’t ignore you.


  • “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one.


Creativity is intelligence having fun.


  • “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison

There is no substitute for hard work.


  • “Life is what you make it, just don’t fake it.”–G Herbo

Life is what you make it, just don’t fake it.


  • “I work hard But I play hard, too.” –Pitbull

I work hard But I play hard, too.


  • “Peace is the absence of confusion.” – Wu-Tang

Peace is the absence of confusion.


  • “Limit your ‘always’ and your ‘nevers’.” – Amy Poehler​​

Limit your ‘always’ and your ‘nevers’.


  • “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” –TS Eliot

Every moment is a fresh beginning.


  • “The greatest pleasure of life is love.” –Euripides

The greatest pleasure of life is love.


  • “Keep calm and carry on.” –Winston Churchill

Keep calm and carry on.


  • “Every man dies Not every man lives.”– William Wallace

Every man dies Not every man lives.


  • “There is no unique picture of reality.” – Stephen Hawking

There is no unique picture of reality.


  • “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” –Seneca
  • “Life’s tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne
  • “Life is short, and it is here to be lived.” –Kate Winslet
  • “The unexamined life is not worth living.” –Socrates
  • “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” –Dalai Lama
  • “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” –Mae West
  • “There are no mistakes, only opportunities.” –Tina Fey

There are no mistakes, only opportunities.


  • “Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.” –Stephen Hawking
  • “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.” –Kevin Kruse
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” –Malcolm Forbes
  • “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” –Dr Seuss
  • “Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” –Buddha
  • “There are no regrets in life, just lessons.” –Jennifer Aniston
  • “Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.” –Jack Welch
  • “Get busy living or get busy dying.” –Stephen King

Get busy living or get busy dying.


  • “The real world is where the monsters are.” –Rick Riordan
  • “When you argue with reality, you’ll lose.” –Byron Katie
  • “Humankind cannot bear very much reality.” –T S Eliot
  • “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” –Will Rogers
  • “The road to success is always under construction.” –Lily Tomlin
  • “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” –Jim Rohn
  • “Our weary eyes still stray to the horizon.” – Pink Floyd
  • “It’s never too late to get good at something.” –Guy Fieri
  • “You don’t get respect if you don’t deserve it.” –Snoop Dogg
  • “You must be the best judge of your own happiness.” –Jane Austen
  • “Live for each second without hesitation.” – Elton John

Live for each second without hesitation.


  • “You must work in the dark for your light to shine.” –Russ
  • “Being realistic is the quickest path to mediocrity.” – Will Smith
  • “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth
  • “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” –Abraham Lincoln
  • “Never take life seriously Nobody gets out alive anyway.” –Anonymous
  • “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. –Plutarch
  • “I think, to me, reality is better than being fake.”–Ice Cube
  • “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” –Oscar Wilde
  • “You do not find the happy life You make it.” –Camilla Eyring Kimball
  • “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas
  • “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” –Confucius

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.


  • “I will not let anyone scare me out of my full potential.” –Nicki Minaj
  • “Wear your crown and go chase your dreams.” –Summer Walker
  • “Governments change… the lies stay the same.” –Pierce Brosnan, GoldenEye
  • “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”– Babe Ruth
  • “In order to write about life first you must live it.”– Ernest Hemingway
  • “Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.” –Confucius
  • “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown
  • “Find people who will make you better.” –Michelle Obama

Find people who will make you better.


  • “Be happy for this moment This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam
  • “Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully.” –Albert Camus
  • “Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.” – Les Brown
  • “Reality does not conform to the ideal, but confirms it.” – Gustave Flaubert
  • “The more real you get the more unreal the world gets.” –John Lennon
  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” –Winston Churchill

If you’re going through hell, keep going.


  • “We need much less than we think we need.” –Maya Angelou
  • “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” –Elbert Hubbard
  • “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” –EE Cummings
  • “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” –John Muir
  • “I cannot teach anybody anything I can only make them think.” – Socrates
  • “Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” – John Wayne
  • “My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.” – Huey P Newton
  • “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” –John Lennon
  • “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.


  • “Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.” –Seneca
  • “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– Soren Kierkegaard
  • “Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.” –Jack Kerouac
  • “Today, you have % of your life left.” – Tom Landry (Football Quotes)
  • “The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” –Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.” –George Orwell
  • “Nothing is impossible The word itself says “I’m possible!.” –Audrey Hepburn
  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” –Mark Twain
  • “Life is % what happens to you and % how you react to it.” –Charles R Swindoll
  • “Happiness is not something ready-made It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama
  • “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” –Oprah Winfrey

Turn your wounds into wisdom.


  • “The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.” – Jack Nicholson
  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” –Philip K Dick
  • “You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.” – Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
  • “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” –Henry Ford
  • “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” –Maya Angelou
  • “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another I have no tongue for it.” –John Proctor
  • “I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.” – Booker T Washington
  • “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” –Benjamin Franklin
  • “Life is like riding a bicycle To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” –Albert Einstein
  • “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”– Albert Einstein
  • Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” –Lewis Carroll
  • “Act as if what you do makes a difference It does.” –William James
  • “The healthiest response to life is joy.” –Deepak Chopra

The healthiest response to life is joy.


  • “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”–Rabindranath Tagore
  • Reality is one of the possibilities that I cannot afford to ignore.” –Leonard Cohen
  • “In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.” –Anne Frank
  • “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” –Michael Jordan
  • “The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”– Frank Sinatra
  • “Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner
  • “You cannot explore the universe if you think that you are the center of it.” – Joshua Suya Pelicano
  • “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” –R Brault
  • “As you know, life is an echo; we get what we give.” –David DeNotaris
  • “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo

Life is a flower of which love is the honey.


  • “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” –Morris West
  • “You only pass through this life once, you don’t come back for an encore.” –Elvis Presley
  • “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” –Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be” –Grandma Moses
  • “The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” – Robertson Davies
  • “If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility”. – Robert Musil
  • “I don’t need a lot, I just want to find my peace.” –Nathan Feuerstein