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Quotes About Life Lessons You Should Learn From.

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You can never go through life without having to pass through or experience some form of misfortune, it could be huge or it could be small but the effect of such in your life is very dependent on the life lessons you learnt from other similar situation and even from the present one. Helping you get through this is what this compilation of quotes about life lessons is all about. While these life lessons quotes are not magical pills to flip the switch, they teach you certain things about life you should know and expect, that would make you smarter, tougher and more mature or experienced in handling things life throws at you.

 

Heart breaks, loss of job or other similar traumatizing unfortunate events would happen, this is normal. What is not normal and ideal is letting bad situations and events hold you down, you have to look at them, learn some life lessons from then move on. The following quotes on life lessons to learn from bad situations and life in general were written by famous and experienced people whom have been through it all and have perfectly understand what it means to be going through that and come out successfully, they have the best compilation of lessons they learnt from life itself and the ones they learn from others. All these we have put together as quotes about life lessons alongside the name of the respective originator of the quote.

Life Lessons Quotes To Wise Up

  • Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. – Mary Catherine Bateson
  • Never be ashamed! There’s some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with. – J.K. Rowling
  • I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action. – Les Brown
  • Behind every adversity is an opportunity. If you lament over the adversity, you will miss the opportunity. – Ajaero Tony Martins
  • Be yourself — everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde
  • A man who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep. – Dave Thomas
  • Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. – Seneca
  • If you can dream it, you can do it. – Walt Disney
  • Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react. –Tony Robbins
  • To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big. – Aristotle Onassis
  • You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. ― Jojo Moyes
  • Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. ― Nicole Sobon
  • Your past does not equal your future. – Anthony Robbins
  • I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me.” – A.G.
  • Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. – Steve Maraboli
  • Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. ― Steve Maraboli
  • Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again. – Dawson’s Creek
  • It’s not the mistake that matters, it’s how you interpret the lesson. – Michelle C. Ustaszeski
  • Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past. – Dan Brown
  • My greatest life lessons have not come from any achievements I have attained but rather from the failures, heartaches, and setbacks that I have experienced. – Dr. Marshall Hennington
  • If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so. ― Lev Grossman
  • In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. — Winston Churchill
  • Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard
  • Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. Sophia Loren
  • Short cuts make long delays. — J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes. Amanda Rose
  • My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it’s important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others. Niki Taylor
  • The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. Orison Swett Marden
  • Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Al Franken
  • Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein
  • Life taught me love is risky. Death taught me to love even more. Maxime Lagacé
  • You’re never wrong if you love and help people. Maxime Lagacé
  • Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller
  • The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson. Dwayne Johnson
  • Life’s too mysterious to take too serious. —  Mary Engelbreit
  • Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. Denis Waitley
  • Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. Rita Mae Brown
  • The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn. David Russell
  • Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want. — Heath Ledger
  • The biggest lesson I had in my life was failure. — Tim Rice
  • Sometimes moving on with the rest of your life starts with goodbye. – Carrie Underwood
  • There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis
  • You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ’I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life. – Joel Osteen
  • Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard. – Dave Mustaine
  • People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on. – Bill Cosby
  • I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on ― Rascal Flatts
  • A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future. ― Jodi Picoult
  • 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
  • When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell
  • You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page. – Tori Amos
  • One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul. – B. Nicole
  • Over the years I’ve come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you’ve learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same. – Rashard Royster
  • We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
  • The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams. ― Oprah Winfrey
  • We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are. – Oprah Winfrey
  • Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror. – Byrd Baggett
  • The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. – J.P. Morgan
  • Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. – Roy T. Bennett
  • The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living. ― Roy T. Bennett
  • Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Forget the past. – Nelson Mandela
  • In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision. –
    Peter F. Drucker
  • Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now. – Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Avoid doing the same you always do or the day will fill like an incoming tide. – Allan Jenkins
  • There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. ―Marshall McLuhan
  • Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ―Mary Tyler Moore
  • There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go. – Melanie Koulouris
  • You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you. – Maxwell Maltz
  • We all make them, the difference is what we do after we make the mistake, how we see the mistake – a learning experience or a failure. – Catherine Pulsifer
  • A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. – John C. Maxwell
  • Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. – Raymond Lindquist
  • It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. – Ernie Harwell
  • You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. – Drew Gerald
  • Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. – Og Mandino
  • Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. – Mandy Hale
  • You can only lose what you cling to. — Buddha
  • I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. –Katie Taylor
  • Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending. ― Chico Xavier
  • Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. –  Seneca
  • You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over. ― Richard Branson
  • Only the dead have seen the end of war. ―Plato
  • Most people claim that they feel like they’re trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it’s important to know that there is a way out. – Debeena Harris
  • Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. – Herman Hesse
  • Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. – Les Brown
  • We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. ― Rick Warren
  • We cannot change the past. We can only take action in the present and, therefore, change the future. – Ken Poirot
  • Be humble to those who praise you, pleasant to those who honor you, kind to those who cherish you, good to those who love you, and generous to those who adore you. – Matshona Dhliwayo
  • When something happens and it causes us pain, the pain is there to teach us a lesson. It is not so that we feel pain for the sake of pain. – Cave Man
  • Knowing when to forgive yourself and correct yourself is a blessing. – Angel Moreira
  • It’s clearly easier to get the snake out of the sack than it is to shove it back. – Mary Morris
  • In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness. – Toba Beta
  • Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. – Mary Catherine Bateson
  • Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. ― Deborah Reber
  • Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. – Guy Finley
  • You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on. – Sue Fitzmaurice
  • Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go. – Jackson Kiddard
  • Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. – Kate Anderson
  • Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on. –  Carrie Underwood
  • Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  • It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. ―Nicholas Sparks
  • Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ― Maya Angelou
  • In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

The longer you live or you have lived, the more you keep learning from life, the lessons never stops. You could either learn from bad situations or learn from good ones, irrespective of what kind of situation life has presented to you, always make the effort to take something away from that so as to improve your life and those of others close to and dependent on you. The quotes about life lessons up above are all from lessons these great men and women have learnt from their time in this world. If you have your own formulated life lessons you could also include them as a life lessons quote. Share this life lessons quotes compilation with your friends and family and everyone who needs to learn from these.