300+ Deep Quotes To make You Think And Contemplate Life

Bringing together the best deep and meaningful quotes from around the world. 150+ Deep Quotes to meditate on.

Deep and Meaningful Quotes

Quotes make us think because they offer a different perspective on life. They can help us to see things in a new light, and to understand ourselves and the world around us better. Quotes can also be inspirational, reminding us of the possibilities that life offers us.

These deep meaningful quotes include some from well-known people, like Lao Tzu, Rumi, and Pythagoras, as well as some from more obscure sources.

No matter who said them, though, each of these deep quotes has the power to change the way we see the world.

Deep Quotes That Make You Think

We do not remember days, we remember moments.

Cesare Pavese

We do not remember days, we remember moments. - Cesare Pavese

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.

– Karl Lagerfeld

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

– Khalil Gibran

The greatest mistake you can ever make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.

– Ellen Hubbard

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

Bob Marley

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

– Francis Bacon

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.

Roy T. Bennett

Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.

Albert Camus

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.

– Wilma Rudolph

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

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one.


It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

– Frederick Douglass

You shouldn’t have to settle for rabbits if what you want is deer.

– Daniel Quinn

If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?

– Lee Strasberg

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Oscar Wilde

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

– Santosh Kalwar

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

Because when you stop to look around, this life is pretty amazing

Because when you stop to look around, this life is pretty amazing

Deep Meaningful Quotes

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Maya Angelou

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it but that it is too low and we reach it.

– Michel Angelo

Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.

– Jessica N. S. Yourko

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

The most important things are the hardest to say because words diminish them.

– Stephen King

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.


For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.

– Peace Pilgrim

Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.

– Anne Frank

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.

– Walt Whitman

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman

The longer I go about living, I see it’s the relationship that is most meaningful.

– William Shatner

Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win.

– Tom Fleming

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

John F. Kennedy

I know all about how one moment could haunt you for the rest of your life. How it consumes you and every facet of your life.

– Micalea Smeltzer

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Deep Quotes About Life

Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary.

– Joseph B. Wirthlin

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.

– Anne Frank

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Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.

Aldous Huxley

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.

– Epicurus

You are only as free as you think you are and freedom will always be as real as you believe it to be.

– Robert M. Drake

A great man is always willing to be little.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

– Maori proverb

Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

– Erich Fromm

Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.

– Rumi

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

– Muhammad Ali

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.

Audrey Hepburn

Turning your back on the darkness didn’t mean the darkness would turn it’s back on you.

– Jennifer Donnelly

Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.

– Sophia Loren

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

In the circle of life there is no top, no corner, and no straight lines.

– Mike Dolan

The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

– Bertrand Russell

You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

Deep Quotes Short

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.

– Robert Kiyosaki

Today I do what others won’t, so that tomorrow I can accomplish what others don’t.

– Jerry Rice

What you deeply need is not stuff, comfort or beauty, it’s meaning.

– Maxime Lagacé

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

– Buddha

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

– Joshua J. Marine

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.

C.S. Lewis

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.

– Morrie Schwartz

I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.

– Corazon Aquino

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.

– Jackson Brown Jr.

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. - Jackson Brown Jr.

Nothing will work unless you do.

– Maya Angelou

Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.

– Henrik Ibsen

Greatness is what happens when you relentlessly push yourself to continuously create a better you.

– Edmond Mbiaka

Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.

– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I rebel; therefore I exist.

– Albert Camus

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Deepest Short Quotes

I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I have lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.

– Diane Ackerman

Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.

– Bill Gates

Keep calm when things don’t go according to your expectations! Beautiful things always meet friction!

– Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?

– Robert Schuller

Doubt is an uncomfortable condition, but certainty is a ridiculous one.


To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.

– Mary Oliver

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.

Albert Einstein

Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.

– Rumi

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.

Charles Bukowski

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. - Charles Bukowski

Understand that half the game is keeping quiet, and carefully watching those around you.

– Robert Greene

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

Look for the thing you notice but no one else notices.

– Rick Rubin

You can tell a pioneer by the arrows in his back.

– Beverly Rubik

You can tell a pioneer by the arrows in his back. - Beverly Rubik

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

– Oscar Wilde

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.

– Seneca

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality. - Seneca

Rise above the storm, and you will find the sunshine.

– Mario Fernandez

Short Deep Quotes

Do you think it is better to fail at something worthwhile, or succeed at something meaningless.

– Tommy Wallach

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.

– Carl Jung

All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.

– Albert Einstein

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

– Kierkegaard

What matters most in life is often invisible.

– Duane Elgin

It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.

– L.M. Montgomery

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.

– Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

– Oscar Wilde

When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.

– Buddha

Your mind can be either your prison or your palace. What you make it is yours to decide.

– Bernard Kelvin Clive

Don’t look for big things, just do small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

Lao Tzu

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

Oprah Winfrey

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

– Victor Hugo

Life is the flower for which love is the honey. - Victor Hugo

Deep Inspirational Quotes

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.

– John Ruskin

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Even when we do not actively participate in our destiny, we are still on a chosen path. Life has a way of making decisions for us.

– Nina Guilbeau

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.

– Tony Robbins

Not until we are lost, do we begin to find ourselves.

Henry David Thoreau

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.

Ernest Hemingway

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.

– Gerard Way

Respect yourself and others will respect you.

– Confucius

Respect yourself and others will respect you. - Confucius

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

– Napoleon Hill

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

– Bill Keane

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

– William G.T. Shedd

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

– George Bernhard Shaw

Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness.

– Bill McCartney

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

I’ve hidden memories in boxes inside my head before. Sometimes it’s the only way to deal with things.

– Alice Feeney

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.

– Lillian Dickson

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Deep Messages

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

– Reinhold Niebuhr

Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.

– Sun Tzu

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

– Omar Khayyam

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. - Omar Khayyam

I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.

– Ann Hood

When things go wrong, don’t go with them.

– Elvis Presley

When things go wrong, don’t go with them. - Elvis Presley

Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.

– Sonia Gandhi

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.

– Stephen Covey

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

– Martin Luther

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.

– Dennis Rodman

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sometime, when you least expect it, you’ll realize that someone loved you. And that means that someone can love you again! And that will make you smile.

– Homer Simpson

Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.

– Bryant H. McGill

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.

– Jimmy Carter

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

The idea is to die young as late as possible.

– Ashley Montagu

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

Deep Quote Of The Day

Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.

Alexandre Dumas

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

You must do the things you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.

– R. Brault

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

– Oscar Wilde

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

If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.

– Unknown

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Tough times never last but tough people do.

– Robert H. Schuller

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.

– Mary Engelbreit

If an egg is broken by an outside force, life ends. If broken by an inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from the inside.

– Jim Kwik

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.

– Malala Yousafzai

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

Charles Darwin

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

The average men consume. The wise create.

– Maxime Lagacé

Hate comes from intimidation, love comes from appreciation.

– Tyga

Life is too deep for words, so don’t try to describe it, just live it.

C. S. Lewis

Deep Short Quotes

Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.

– Martin Heidegger

No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.

– Carl Jung

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

Dr. Seuss

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

Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend?

– Abraham Lincoln

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

– Albert Einstein

You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things; to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.

– Sir Edmund Hillary

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

– Albert Einstein

When the winds of life are pushing you back, that’s when you push forward the hardest.

– Yvonne Pierre

Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.

– Malcolm S. Forbes

Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat. - Malcolm S. Forbes

Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.

– Edward Abbey

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.

– C. S. Lewis

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun.

– APJ Abdul Kalam

The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable skill you can learn.

– Napoleon Hill

Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.

– Anonymous

Inspiring Deep Quotes

Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.

– Wallace Stevens

Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container. - Wallace Stevens

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

– Kahlil Gibran

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

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

– John A. Shedd

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.

– Kahlil Gibran

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

– Theodore Roosevelt

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

– Mae West

Let your action manifest your thought, your belief and your passion.

– Mohammed Ali Bapir

Be like the flower that gives fragrance even to the hand that crushes it.

– Ali Ibn Abi Talib

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.

– Maya Angelou

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated. - Maya Angelou

Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

– Albert Camus

A man is but what he knows.

– Sir Francis Bacon

I find that a duck’s opinion of me is very much influenced over whether or not I have bread.

– Mitch Hedberg

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

– Anaïs Nin

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

– George Bernard Shaw

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

– Hans Christian Andersen

Real Deep Quotes

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

– Maya Angelou

The fullness of life is only accessible in the present moment.

– Eckhart Tolle

What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.

– Albert Pike

I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship.

– Michelle Williams

No one has ever found themselves without being a little lost.

– Sai Pradeep

No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.

– William Hazlitt

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


It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.

– Bryant H. McGill

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

– Mother Teresa

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.

– Forrest Gump

Go the extra mile, there’s no one on it.

– Grant Cardone

Go the extra mile, there’s no one on it. - Grant Cardone

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

– Og Mandino

Love is a verb. Love — the feeling — is a fruit of love, the verb.

– Stephen Covey

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

People do not lack strength; they lack will.

– Victor Hugo

People do not lack strength; they lack will. - Victor Hugo

When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.

– C.S. Lewis

Deep Life Quotes

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

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

– Harper Lee

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.

– Michel de Montaigne

Talent is luck. The important thing in life is courage.

– Woody Allen

He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because he fears.

– Michel De Montaigne

If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.

– Toni Morrison

Our lives improve only when we take chances…and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

– Walter Anderson

Too many people buy things they don’t need with money they don’t have to impress people they don’t like.

– Dave Ramsey

The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.

– Alexandre Dumas

The merit of all things lies in their difficulty. - Alexandre Dumas

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.

– Tom Wilson

You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.

– Zig Ziglar

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.

– J.K. Rowling

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.

– Gordon B. Hinckley

When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it.

– Jim Rohn

We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.

– Henry David Thoreau

Deep Motivational Quotes

He who is untrue to his own cause cannot command the respect of others.

– Albert Einstein

People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.

– Edmund Hillary

Don’t use yesterday’s state of mind, to make today’s decision.

– C. Nzingha Smith

Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.

– Viktor Frankl

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

– Arthur Rimbaud

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.

– Seneca

When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.

– Lolly Daskal

Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.

– Doe Zantamata

When you train your eyes to see the magic and miracles in the little things, you open the door for your whole life to shift.

– Carol Woodliff

Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.

– Edgar Allan Poe

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

– Henry van Dyke

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Every impulse that we strive to strangle broods in the mind and poisons us.

– Oscar Wilde

What matters isn’t what a person has or doesn’t have; it is what he or she is afraid of losing.

– Nicholas Nassim Taleb

Could I have been anyone other than me?

– Dave Matthews

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

– Abraham Lincoln

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

– William James

Deep Sayings

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.


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

– Mark Twain

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.

– Oscar Wilde

Time is a created thing. To say I don’t have time, is like saying, I don’t want to.

– Lao Tzu

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

– Albert Einstein

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.

– Kahlil Gibran

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

– Confucius

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

– Unknown

In seeking happiness for others, you will find it in yourself.

– Unknown

In seeking happiness for others, you will find it in yourself.

All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.

– Baruch Spinoza

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.

– Aldous Huxley

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

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

– Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

– Elie Wiesel

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.

– Elbert Hubbard

It has been said that a person may have ten years of experience, or one year of experience repeated ten times.

– Yukiso Yamamoto

Deep Simple Quotes

Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.

– Edgar Allan Poe

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

– George Eliot

We choose to go to the moon and do these other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.

– John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.

– Erol Ozan

Life is in ourselves and not in the external.

– Fyodor Dostoevsky

We can see through others only when we can see through ourselves.

Bruce Lee

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.

– Farraj Gray

Battle not with monsters, lest you become one and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.

– Friederich Nietsche

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.

– James Dean

The temptation of the age is to look good without being good.

– Brennan Manning

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

– Helen Keller

Everything you can imagine is real.

– Pablo Picasso

Everything you can imagine is real. - Pablo Picasso

Things don’t have to change the world to be important.

Steve Jobs

To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.

– Nikola Tesla

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deepest Quotes Ever

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.

– Unknown

Knowing what must be done does away with fear.

– Rosa Parks

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

– Mark Twain

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.

– William Faulkner

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

– Robert Brault

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

– Soren Kierkegaard

Every strength is also a weakness. The opposite is true as well.

– Neil Strauss

Your way of thinking affects your life very deeply. So think positive and be positive.

– Anurag Prakash Ray

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

– Isaac Asimov

If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself.

– Rumi

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

– William Faulkner

Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.

– Robert A. Heinlein

What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.

– Mark Twain

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

– Arthur Ashe

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

– Nelson Mandela

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

– Oscar Wilde

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