101 Inspiring Live Life to the Fullest Quotes


Do you struggle about giving meaning and purpose to every single moment of your life? Does it sometimes feel as if you are trapped by unimportant activities that keep you from striving for excellence? You’re not alone… Life and its many challenges can often keep you so busy that you entirely forget to focus on what is really important in life. As a result of demanding schedules and various upcoming deadlines, you may struggle to spend more time doing the things you actually love. Instead, you’re confronted with pointless responsibilities and similar burdens that add no meaning to your life. Even worse, it feels as if all the meaningless clutter of day-to-day life keeps you from actually making the most of life. Whenever you feel like you’re running on autopilot without living life to the fullest, it’s important to pause and reflect. To inspire you in your quest for excellence, we’ve created a hand-picked collection of quotes that inspire you to live life to the fullest. Enjoy these fabulous live life quotes.

Most people are so busy with repetitive routines that they seldom seek to discover all the exciting adventures life has to offer. Instead of challenging themselves to a life of greatness, they gradually begin to accept a life of mediocrity. To make things worse, many have grown so accustomed to the noise of daily life that they don’t even notice how it wastes their valuable time.

“Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That’s what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise, what is life for?”
J.M. Coetzee

Even though life comes with obstacles and responsibilities that are difficult to avoid, it’s important to have the courage to follow where your heart leads you. Ask yourself, how excited you are about what is coming next in your life. Think about how excited you are to get up each morning. If you feel that mediocrity has replaced excitement and joy, it’s time to shift gears.

Live life quotes

Enjoy the following collection of inspirational live life quotes

Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life. Don’t allow your habits and routines to imprison you in an unsatisfying lifestyle of your own choosing. The quotes in the following will inspire you to live your life with more passion, joy, and excitement.

101 Inspiring Live Life Quotes

The authors of the following quotes have one major advantage. They already found themselves living a life that did not fully satisfy them. But instead of accepting their present conditions, they sought out ways to make the most of their lives. As a result of their quest to strive for greatness, these authors have found phenomenal ways of creating an abundant lifestyle full of joy and happiness.

Here are the best quotes about living life to the fullest:


Living to the fullest quote

“If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.”
Émile Zola


Making the most of life quote

“I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, “aw shit, he’s up!”
Steve Maraboli


Dance like nobody's watching

“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


Mark Twain quote

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
Mark Twain


Limited time quote

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
Steve Jobs


“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
Marcus Aurelius


“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
Helen Keller


“Dream as if you will live forever; Live as if you will die today.”
James Dean


“It doesn’t matter what you did or where you were… it matters where you are and what you’re doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!”
Steve Maraboli


“Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”
Roy T. Bennett


“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”
John A. Shedd


“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”
Muhammad Ali


“This life is what you make it. So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”
Marilyn Monroe


“A life fueled by passions is like riding on the back of a dragon.”
Suzy Kassem


“He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety. This new day is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on the yesterdays.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
William Faulkner


“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“We don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.”
Howard Zinn


“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”
Henry David Thoreau


“Carpe Diem, seize the day boys, make your lives extraordinary.”
N.H. Kleinbaum


“The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.”
Leo Babauta


“Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.”
Wendy Wasserstein


“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.”
John Muir


“Whatever condition we are in, we must always do what we want to do, and if we want to go on a journey, then we must do so and not worry about our condition.”
Thomas Bernhard


“Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird.”
Anthony Robbins


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


“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”
Roy T. Bennett


“Your goal should be to find contentment in a life well lived knowing that you left the world a better place than you found it.”
Bill Vickers


“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”
Oprah Winfrey


“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.”
Benjamin Franklin


“What part soever you take upon you, play that as well as you can and make the best of it.”
Sir Thomas More


“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
Shannon Alder


“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“In the long run men only hit what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.”
Henry David Thoreau


“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea.”
C. JoyBell C.


“There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it.”
Judith McNaught


“When people are to busy to survive they forget to live.”
Stephan Attia


“Stop waiting for the perfect day or the perfect moment… Take THIS day, THIS moment and lead it to perfection.”
Steve Maraboli


“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi


“If there’s one thing I learned, it’s that nobody is here forever. You have to live for the moment, each and every day . . . the here, the now.”
Simone Elkeles


“Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretense.”
Marcus Aurelius


“Quit hanging on to the handrails… Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day.”
Melody Beattie


“I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.”
Jimmy Carter


“Life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek those answers that continues to give meaning to life.”
J.D. Stroube


“Wings are like dreams. Before each flight, a bird takes a small jump, a leap of faith, believing that its wings will work. That jump can only be made with rock-solid feet.”
J.R. Rim


“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
Theodore Roosevelt


“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“There are two contradicting universal principles which, when joined together, can help you lead a most satisfactory life: the first is to seize every opportunity, and the second is to allow the will of the universe to be done through you.”
Charbel Tadros


“Your life is a book; make it a bestseller.”
Shanon Grey


“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”
Vincent Van Gogh


“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.”
St. Catherine of Siena


“Don’t try to understand life. Live it! Don’t try to understand love. Move into love. Then you will know – and all that knowing will come out of your experiencing. The more you know, the more you know that much remains to be known.”


“Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.”
Edith Wharton


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
Dr. Seuss


“Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.”
Albert Einstein


“Live your life on purpose with no apologies or regrets.”
Angela Cecilia


“Live as many lives as you can.”
Sanober Khan


“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.”
Albert Camus


“To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”
Anatole France


“I am made for a purpose. And it is worth expending everything that I have to find it, for I will waste everything that I have if I do not.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough


“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.”
Coco Chanel


“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
Mother Theresa


“The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.”
Ayn Rand


“Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.”
Henry James


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw


“Only when we let go of fear do we allow ourselves to live life to the fullest.”
Maria Koszler


“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.”
Albert Einstein


“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”


“Nothing is more creative… nor destructive… than a brilliant mind with a purpose.”
Dan Brown


“The people we consider successful in our society are all people that seize every moment and make the best of each situation.”
Steve Maraboli


“Looking through the eyes and minds of the younger generation reminds us, that life doesn’t always require to be so serious all the time. Smile and live a little or even live a lot.”
Dee Waldeck


“Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come – as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.”
Thomas Fuller


“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”


“Live every day as if it’s your last, boys, and one day in the future when you look back, you’ll have lived ten thousand lifetimes.”
Steven Moore


“Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
Barack Obama


“Remember that your days on this earth are counted and you might as well make the best of those you have left.”
Yann Martel


“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”
Nora Ephron


“If you want to have the time of your life, change how you use the time in your life.”
Tim Fargo


“When we realize the shortness of life, we begin to see the importance of making every moment count.”
Dillon Burroughs


“What are you willing to have left undone in your life? Don’t let yourself be another example of a life gambled but not lived. Do not waste another day! If not now, when?”
Steve Maraboli


“Here’s the thing. My one piece of advice to you. You have to let yourself be fully present in every moment. Just be awake for it, do you know what I mean? Go all in and wring every last drop out of the experience.”
Jenny Han


“Do anything, but let it produce joy.”
Walt Whitman


“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.”
Eckhart Tolle


“Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.”
Minor Myers


“All I want, oh dear friend of mine, is for you to go out with someone. Do something, even if it’s not the magical, wonderful thing you had in mind. Don’t sit around for one more second pining away for some fantasy that might never come along, because it might not even exist.”
Lauren Morrill


“I was sitting, staring into the sky with a tear in my eye thinking: what a beautiful world that the MAKER has allowed us to enjoy for a moment – not to destroy – to enjoy. So let us remove the strife, seize the moments we are blessed with and love this life.”
Bobby F. Kimbrough, Jr.


“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.”
Marjorie Pay Hinckley


“That’s why we seize the moment try to freeze it and own it, squeeze it and hold it.”


“Life is scary, but I think it’s supposed to be. If you’re living it right, that is.”
Ruth Cardello


“Forget seizing the moment. Seize the opportunity.”
Tim Fargo


“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
E.E. Cummings


“Today is all you have. Don’t worry about tomorrow. Just do the best you can right now. One day, one moment at a time.”
Akiroq Brost


“Let’s just enjoy what we have now and worry about tomorrow when tomorrow comes.”
James Hampton


“Seize the day, take hold of it, and make it whatever you want.”
Jessica Sorensen


“You are here for only a few days and then you will be gone. These few days are not to be wasted in hypocrisy, in fear. These days have to be rejoiced.”


“Some people chase the idea of death so much they forget to do something as simple, yet profound, as live.”
Andrew Durst


“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”
Theodore Roosevelt


“Think, speak, and act. With age comes self-reproach: I might have done more. Therefore now do!”
Théophile Thoré


“When did your flight plan become a holding pattern, always circling happiness, but never allowed to land? Distracted by in-flight movies, drinks, and snacks, until the fuel runs out. Is this really all there is? Is this what you want out of life?”
John Mark Green


“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”
Groucho Marx

I hope you enjoyed this collection of live life quotes. What are your tricks to live life consciously and to the fullest? 

Stay victorious!


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