Meaning of Life Quotes/Meaningful Life Quotes

29 meaning of life quotes:

Life need not be easy, provided only that it is not empty.
~Lise Meitner

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The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty: not knowing what comes next.
~Ursula K LeGuin

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
~Joshua J. Marine

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

The meaning of life is to give life meaning.
~Unknown Author

Meaning of Life:
to shine a light
where there is no light
and take responsibility
for shining that light.
~ Noelani Musicaro

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
~Arnold Schwarzenegger

The purpose of life, after all, is to love it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.
~Eleanor Roosevelt

When we experience moments of ecstasy- in play, in art, in sex- they come not as an exception, an accident, but as a taste of what life is meant to be.
~Gabrielle Roth

The truly important things in life- love, beauty and one’s own uniqueness - are constantly being overlooked.
~Pablo Casals

Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.
~ Joseph Campbell

The true purpose of life, aside from resisting oppression from without, each individual carries within himself, the responsibility of living nobly or ignobly.
~David O McKay

I would so live as if I knew that I received my being only for the benefit of others.
~Seneca

You come into the world with nothing, and the purpose of your life is to make something out of nothing.
~Unknown Author

Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.
~ Henry Miller

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Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do.
~ William Ellery Channing

The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart.
~John Morley

What is the purpose of life? I believe that the purpose of life is to be happy.
~ Dalai Lama


You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
~ Albert Camus

Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life; we are merely a strand in it. What we do with the web, we do to ourselves.
~Chief Seattle

I believe that I am not responsible for the meaningfulness or meaninglessness of life, but that I am responsible for what I do with the life I've got.
~ Hermann Hesse


Man ought always to have something that he prefers to life; otherwise life itself will seem to him tiresome and void.
~Johanne Seume

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. 
~Joseph Campbell

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Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.  
~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all; there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.
~ Anais Nin

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.
~Thomas Merton

Life may have no meaning.  Or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.  ~Ashleigh Brilliant

Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light.  Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky.  Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.  
~Seneca

What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.
~ Aristotle

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