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Life Lessons Quotes - Understand the Life - Ten by Ten - I will keep updating

Updated on December 29, 2012

First Ten

  1. "As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death." ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  2. "You are not a beggar at the table of life. You are the honored guest." ~ Emmanuel
  3. "The wisdom of the wise and the experience of ages may be preserved by quotation." ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  4. "Life is a narrative that you have a hand in writing." ~ Henriette Anne Klauser
  5. "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." ~ Albert Einstein
  6. Life is not a chess game! No one will tell me when it’s my turn to make a move ~ #NiceT on Twitter
  7. "The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  8. "Life is not a problem to be solved, nor a question to be answered. Life is a mystery to be experienced." ~ Alan Watts
  9. "Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." ~ John F. Kennedy
  10. "It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend." ~ William Blake

Second Ten

11- "Life is the sum of all your choices." ~ Albert Camus
12- "First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others." - T.Macaulay
13- "No man is free who is not master of himself." ~ Epictetus
14- "It is not so important who starts the game but who finishes it." John Wooden
15- "Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible." - Mahatma Gandhi
16- "Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living." ~ Albert Einstein
17- "Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed." ~ Corita Kent
18- "Embrace change & don't be shy!" ~ #Aine - Twitter
19- "The biggest mistake I have made in my life is letting people stay in my life far longer than they deserved to." - Unknown
20- "They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom." ~ Confucius

Third Ten

21- "Expert is someone who make quick decision - and is sometimes right" ~ Charlie Chan
22- "Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for." ~ Leszczynski Stanislaus
23- "Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles." ~ Alex Karras
24- "There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self." ~ Benjamin Franklin
25- "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." ~ Mahatma Gandhi
26- "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." ~ William Arthur Ward
27- "Don't limit investing to financial world. Invest something of yourself, you will be richly rewarded." ~ Charles Schwab
28- "The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose." ~ John McEnroe
29- "I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." ~ Lucille Ball
30- "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." ~ Sir Winston Churchill

Fourth Ten

31- "Delay is preferable to error." ~ Jefferson
32- "The work will teach you how to do it." ~ Estonian Proverb
33- "You don't get in life what you want. You get what you are." ~ Les Brown
34- "Most of us spend our lives as if we had another one in the bank." ~ B. Irwin
35- "To acknowledge you were wrong yesterday is to acknowledge you are wiser today." ~ Charles Spurgeon
36- "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." ~ John W. Gardner
37- "One person caring about another represents life's greatest value." ~ Jim Rohn
38- "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." ~ Albert Einstein
39- "When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future." ~ Bernard Meltzer
40- "The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you." ~ Tony Robbins

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      Taleb AlDris 4 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by & comment.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Great quotes on life enjoyed reading.

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      Taleb AlDris 4 years ago

      Happy you like them, thanks for your encouraging words.

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      azure_sky 4 years ago from Somewhere on the Beach, if I am lucky :)

      Love this hub, Taleb80!!! Upped it, interesting, awesome and useful!! I've written down some of the sayings and put them in my purse to look at daily. Thanks again!

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      Taleb AlDris 4 years ago

      Happy that you like them.

      Thanks for comment & voting.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Awesome quotes liked them all and voted up.

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      Taleb AlDris 5 years ago


      Thank you for stopping by & comment.

      Happy you like it.

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      Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago from Planet Earth

      I love these! Thanks for the very nice collection - this is a keeper!

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      Taleb AlDris 6 years ago

      Aeron Wright

      I am happy you like them.

      yes, Iagree with you, the one you chose is great.

      Thanks for the nice comment.

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      Aeron Wright 6 years ago

      hi Taleb80, thanks for the meaningful quotes, I love the one "it's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer" by Albert Einstein, it makes my day! Thanks for the great sharing.

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      Taleb AlDris 6 years ago


      Thank you for stopping by & comment.

      Yes, wise quotes are priceless.

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      Anish Patel 6 years ago from San Francisco + Mumbai


      Thank you for sharing this wonderful list of quotes. The good thing about quotes is that one can read them again and again and get a new meaning or perspective every time!

      Thanks agan for sharing this.

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      Taleb AlDris 6 years ago


      I like quotes so much, I print some of them & put on frames in my office & home.

      They are short wise sentences encourage you do better.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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      LABrashear 6 years ago from My Perfect Place, USA

      Love these. I'm a quotes person. I try to post a new one to my FB page every day. There were so many wise people in history - why not share their knowledge? Thanks!

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      Taleb AlDris 6 years ago


      Thank you for your constructive suggestion.

      Happy you liked them.

      Best Regards


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      Elena 6 years ago from London, UK

      Lovely Quotes - I see you enjoy the Quotes on Twitter too. Very inspiring.

      Just a suggestion - If you number them, the layout will be so much better and easier for some to read. I notice you will be adding more.

      Best Wishes.