Thoughtful Quotes

Thoughtful quotes about life, love, and friendship. This list of thoughtful quotations from great minds such as Charles Darwin and Voltaire can teach us a lot about lives and relationships. They offer timeless advice that can be a guide and an inspiration to us all.


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

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

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

There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy and a tragedy. – Mark Twain

Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies. – Oscar Wilde

Life’s not always fair. Sometimes you can get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow. – Terri Guillemets

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! – Audrey Hepburn

Live your life and forget your age. – Norman Vincent Peale

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches. – Alice Longworth Roosevelt

Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry. – Mark Twain

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. – Buddha

Life begets life. Energy becomes energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. – Sarah Bernhardt

Of course there is not formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. – Arthur Rubinstein

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

Don’t care what people say
Just follow your own way
Don’t give up and lose the chance
To return to innocence – Enigma


The chance to love and be loved exists no matter where you are. – Oprah Winfrey

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination. – Voltaire

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

It would be impossible to “love” anyone or anything one knew completely. Love is directed towards what lies hidden in its object. – Paul ValĂ©ry

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. – Robert Heinlein

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. – Henry David Thoreau

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. – Mark Overby

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. – Peter Ustinov

The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. – Tenzin Gyatso


The language of friendship is not words but meanings. – Henry David Thoreau

Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship. – Dorothy Parker

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! – Doug Larson

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. – Charles Caleb Colton

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

Friends are the sunshine of life. – John Hay

We are keenly aware of the faults of our friends, but if they like us enough it doesn’t matter. – Mignon McLaughlin

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. – Mark Twain

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