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157 Deep Meaningful Quotes & Sayings

Here is a list of 157 Deep Meaningful Quotes & Sayings.

 

Deep Meaningful Quotes & Sayings

 

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.”

 

“Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.”

 

“If you want to succeed, then let your faith be bigger than your fear.”

 

“Sleep doesn’t help if it’s your soul that’s tired.”

 

“The best way to get anything done is to simply begin.”

 

“At the end of the day, no one will save us but ourselves.”

 

“The days seem long, but the years seem short.”

 

“Courage is knowing what not to fear.”

 

“Let go of what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.”

 

“A difficult road can often lead you to a beautiful destination.”

 

“The biggest mistake you could ever make is being too afraid to make one.”

 

“I walk in the darkness so that others may see the light!”

 

“The quieter that you are, the more you can hear.”

 

“Life is just a chance to grow a soul.” – A. Powell Davies

 

“On the other side of fear lies freedom.”

 

“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”

 

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost.”

 

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

 

“Failure is not the opposite of success, it is a part of success.”

 

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

 

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin

 

“Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise.” – Alice Walker

 

“Our lives are like a candle in the wind.” – Carl Sandburg

 

“If you want a rainbow, then you will have to accept a lot of rain in your life first.”

 

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

 

“If you want a wound to heal, then you will need to stop touching it.”

 

“A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.”

 

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato

 

“Man loves little and often: Woman much and rarely.”

 

“Never allow your fears to decide your future.”

 

“Inhale the future and exhale the past.”

 

“When you speak your truth, you are setting yourself free.”

 

“Be wise today if you want to avoid crying tomorrow.”

 

“Appreciate what you have before it turns into what you had.”

 

“You will never know how truly strong you are until you reach a point where being strong is the only choice that you have.”

 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” – Oscar Wilde

 

“No reason to stay is a good reason to go.”

 

“Great men are not born great, they grow great.” – Mario Puzo

 

“Strive to magnify someone’s strengths instead of their weaknesses.”

 

“Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.” – Desmond Tutu

 

“Do not cry because it is over, smile because it happened.”

 

“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

“A man is what he thinks about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

 

“If you judge people you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa

 

“When you are feeling lonely, remember that there is a whole universe inside of you.”

 

“If we never dared to dream, then all of life would be one nightmare.”

 

“Optimism is the faith that will leave you to your achievements.”

 

“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress.”

 

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

 

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.”

 

“If it won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes getting angry about it.”

 

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” – Samuel Butler

 

“People can only trigger you if you give them the gun first.”

 

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren

 

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank

 

“If you want to heal, then you have to make peace with your broken pieces.”

 

“You have to be yourself because everyone else is already taken.”

 

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

 

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day that you find out why.”

 

“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.”

 

“Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.” – Jacques Delille

 

“Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

 

“At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.” – Italian Proverb

 

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

 

“Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free.”

 

“They say: before you start a war you better know what you’re fighting for.”

 

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin

 

“The only people who are successful have also failed plenty of times.”

 

“If your heart is still beating, then there is still time to go after your dreams.”

 

“When a person can’t find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure.”

 

“The mind is a wonderful servant but a terrible master.” – Robin Sharma

 

“The secret to happiness is to never expect anything from anyone, then you will never be disappointed.”

 

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn

 

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

 

“The longer I go about living, I see it’s the relationship that is most meaningful.” – William Shatner

 

“You are not a product of your circumstances but a product of your decisions.” – Maya Angelou

 

“Do not trust everything that you see. At a quick glance, salt can be mistaken for sugar.”

 

“Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” – Sonia Gandhi

 

“In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away.” – Shing Xiong

 

“Pain changes people, it makes them trust less, overthink more, and shut people out.”

 

“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” – Flora Whittemore

 

“Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.” – Grace Hansen

 

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Jonathan Swift

 

“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

 

“I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.” – Robert Schuller

 

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

 

“Look deep into nature if you want to understand everything better.”

 

“If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.” – Marcus Aurelius

 

“Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.” – Randall G Leighton

 

“When you are feeling lonely, remember that there is a whole universe inside of you.”

 

“The great man is he who does not lose his child’s heart.” – Mencius

 

“What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.” – Joshua Foer

 

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

 

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes. But when you look back, everything is different?” – C.S. Lewis

 

“Trust is like an eraser in that it will get smaller and smaller after each mistake that is made.”

 

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

 

“Faith is the bridge to all of your dreams. You just have to be brave enough to cross that bridge.”

 

“A true test of character isn’t how you are on your best days but how you act on your worst days.”

 

“If you love someone tell them. Because hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.”

 

“I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.” – Ann Hood

 

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Kierkegaard

 

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A Milne

 

“When what you are hearing and what you are seeing are not matching up, then it is time that you trust your eyes.”

 

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” – Sigmund Freud

 

“Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.”

 

“While a bird is safest when it is in its nest, it has to remember that that is not what its wings were made for.”

 

“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

“Do not bite off far more than you can chew, because it will not look good if you have to spit it back out.”

 

“Instead of asking why this keeps happening to you, ask yourself why you allow it to happen. Demand better for yourself.”

 

“The thinking that got us to where we are is not the thinking that will get us to where we want to be.” – Albert Einstein

 

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” – St. Basil

 

“Since loving is about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each other and it takes time to know each other.” – Bell Hooks

 

“You must listen to your heart and follow it or it will find a million ways to remind you that there is something missing.”

 

“Your dreams do not have an expiration date. Get out there and go for it. It is never too late to try.”

 

“When you find no solution to a problem, it’s probably not a problem to be solved, but rather a truth to be accepted.”

 

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

 

“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore

 

“Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.” – Martin Yan

 

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – Chantal Sutherland

 

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

 

Everyone is gifted with something special, but most people never even open their package.”

 

“The best things in life are unseen, thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, cry, and dream.” – Helen Keller

 

“You have to do things that you think you cannot do.”

 

“There is no poverty out there that is worse than loneliness and the sense of feeling unloved.”

 

“Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” – Taraji P. Henson

 

“It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.” – Bryant H. McGill

 

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

 

“I just want people to take a step back, take a deep breath and actually look at something with a different perspective. But most people will never do that.” – Brian McKnight

 

“You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.”

 

“You have to let people go. Everyone who is in your life are meant to be in your journey but not all of them are meant to stay till the end.”

 

“Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine

 

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins

 

“Once someone’s hurt you, it’s harder to relax around them, harder to think of them as safe to love. But it doesn’t stop you from wanting them.” – Holly Black

 

“Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself.” – Robert Frost

 

“Be strong but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be bold but don’t bully. Be humble but not timid. Be confident but not arrogant.”

 

“The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.”

 

“Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.” – Bryant H. McGill

 

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” – Alan Alda

 

“Life is like a piano. The white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness. But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also make music.”

 

“Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.” – Anne Frank

 

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” – Epicurus

 

“You just decide what your values are in life and what you are going to do, and then you feel like you count, and that makes life worth living. It makes my life meaningful.” – Annie Lennox

 

“Someone once asked me, “Why do you always insist on taking the hard road?” I replied, “Why do you assume I see two roads?”

 

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” – Nora Roberts

 

“Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own.” – Barbara Kingsolver

 

“Hurting someone can be as easy as throwing a stone in the sea. But do you have any idea how deep that stone can go?”

 

“No matter how much light I carry within me, there will always be times of feeling lost, being confused, seeking direction. It is the way of the human heart.” – Joyce Rupp

 

“There will be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Always pick being respected. That love without respect was always fleeting. But that respect could grow into real, lasting love.”

 

“Life is difficult. Not just for me or other ALS patients. Life is difficult for everyone. Finding ways to make life meaningful and purposeful and rewarding, doing the activities that you love and spending time with the people that you love – I think that’s the meaning of this human experience.” – Steve Gleason

 

“Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.” – Vaclav Havel

 

“When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own.” – Mandy Hale

 

“Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that’s it. You’re going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that’s deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way.” – Andrew Shue

 

“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” – Masaru Emoto

 

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