Wisdom quotes about life

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 The power of choice and free will is a blessing but can become a curse if misused. Your future is shaped by your choices. Every day that you wake up you are either making a choice for or against your future. But, not just your future, those who look up to you. Those who are under your care. Those who are following in your footsteps. Let your choices be your power, not your punishment. Yes, you are imperfect and you will make mistakes, but remember that there are consequences for your actions, and they not only affect you but others, directly and indirectly. 


Think before you do! Whatever your choices are you'll have to live with them and others may face the repercussions too. Make good choices! In this list, you'll find: powerful wisdom quotes, short wisdom quotes about life, deep words of wisdom, wise sayings about life lessons, and words of wisdom about life.



1.“You cannot control the behavior of others, but you can always choose how you respond to it.”
― Roy T. Bennett,


2.“But until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday," that person cannot say, "I choose otherwise.”
― Stephen R. Covey


3.“At the end that was the choice you made, and it doesn't matter how hard it was to make it. It matters that you did.”
― Cassandra Clare


4. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.”
― Roy T. Bennett


5. “It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.”
― Herman Hesse


6.“You Are the Master of Your Attitude

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control the way you think about all the events. You always have a choice. You can choose to face them with a positive mental attitude.”
― Roy T. Bennett


7.“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”
― Shannon L. Alder


8. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”
― Shannon L. Alder


9. “You are not the victim of the world, but rather the master of your destiny. It is your choices and decisions that determine your destiny.”
― Roy T. Bennett



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10. “Choose your love. Love your choice.”
― Thomas S. Monson


11. “How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others”
― Steve Maraboli


12. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”
― Theodore Roosevelt


13. “Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.”
― Brodi Ashton


14. “People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives, they lead.”
― James Baldwin


15. “Beliefs are choices. First, you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.”
― Roy T. Bennett



16.“Staying silent is like slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.”
― Shannon L. Alder


17. “The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.”
― Sarah Dessen


18. “Changing is what people do when they have no options left.”
― Holly Black


19. “Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”
― Shannon L. Alder


20. “The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.”
― Shannon L. Alder


21. “Every choice comes with a consequence. Once you make a choice, you must accept responsibility. You cannot escape the consequences of your choices, whether you like them or not.”
― Roy T. Bennett


22. “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”
― Nelson Mandela


23.“Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.”
― Dallin H. Oaks


24. “Everyone has choices to make; no one has the right to take those choices away from us. Not even out of love..”
― Cassandra Clare


25. “Everything has a price.”
― Anne Bishop


26. “It's our choices that matter in the end. Not wishes, not words, not promises.”
― Alexandra Bracken


27. “The right choice is hardly ever the easy choice.”
― Rick Riordan


28. “If you choose to not deal with an issue,
then you give up your right of control over the issue
and it will select the path of least resistance.”
― Susan Del Gatto


29. “Whatever you decide, don't let it be because you don't think you have a choice.”
― Hannah Harrington


30. “You have two choices, to conquer your fear or to let your fear conquer you.”
― Roy T. Bennett


31.“We all make choices but in the end,
 our choices make us.”
― Ken Levine


32.“Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.”
― Roger Crawford


33.“If you have to convince someone to stay with you then they have already left.”
― Shannon L. Alder


34.“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them”
― Denis Waitley


35. “Evil is a choice one makes, not a natural state of being.”
― Morgan Rhodes


36.“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”
― Confucius


37.“You cannot open a book without learning something.”
― Confucius


38.“Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.”
― Confucius


39.“Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his rice and you will save his life.”

― Confucius



40.“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”
― Confucius


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