65+ Meaningful Quotes About Creating Value

Meaningful Quotes

“Meaningful” typically refers to something that holds significance, purpose, or value. It often implies depth, importance, or a sense of fulfillment. For instance, in the context of relationships, a meaningful conversation might involve discussing thoughts and feelings in a way that strengthens the bond between individuals. In work or hobbies, a meaningful task or project could be one that aligns with personal values and contributes to a sense of achievement or impact. Overall, “meaningful” often denotes something that goes beyond the superficial and resonates on a deeper level.

Meaningful Quotes

1. “We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
— Chuck Palahniuk

2. “Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you are living?”
— Bob Marley

3. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
— Mark Twain

4. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
— Oscar Wilde

5. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
— Soren Kierkegaard

6. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”
— Arthur Rubinstein

7. “Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.”
— Confucius

8. “We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”
— Leo Tolstoy

9. “We can’t plan life. All we can do is be available for it.”
— Lauryn Hill

10. “The best portion of a good man’s life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love.”
— Wordsworth

11. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

12. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.”
— T.S. Eliot

13. “You couldn’t hide from bad things and pretend they didn’t exist, that left you with a dream world, and dream worlds eventually crumble. You had to face the truth. And then decide what you wanted.”
— Sarah Cross

14. “Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.”
— Anonymous

15. “You create your own reality.”
— Jane Roberts

16. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”
— Dolly Parton

17. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
— Albert Einstein

18. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
— Lao Tzu

19. “It is not length of life, but depth of life.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. “There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.”
— Jodi Picoult

21. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
— Omar Khayyam

22. “Life is about making an impact, not making an income.”
— Kevin Kruse

23. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
— Dr. Seuss

24. “Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.”
— Rose Kennedy

25. “Your life’s work determines your legacy and the impact that you have on the world.”
— Germany Kent

26. “If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person.”
— Bill Clinton

27. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

28. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
— George Bernard Shaw

29. “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”
— Walter Hagen

30. “Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.”
— Irving Berlin

31. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
— Albert Einstein

32. “You don’t get explanations in real life. You just get moments that are absolutely, utterly, inexplicably odd.”
— Neil Gaiman

33. “Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.”
— Nikos Kazantzakis

34. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
— Mae West

35. “I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up, and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”
— Rosa Parks

36. “You don’t have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.”
— Red Haircrow

37. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
— Dalai Lama XIV

38. “You can’t just wish change; you have to live the change in order for it to become a reality.”
— Steve Maraboli

39. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
— Robert Louis Stevenson

40. “Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.”
— Roy T. Bennett

41. “You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.”
— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

42. “The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

43. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

44. “We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”
— Seneca

45. “Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.”
— Jack Welch

46. “The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”
— Robertson Davies

47. “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
— Rachel Carson

48. “The more real you get the more unreal the world gets.”
— John Lennon

49. “The dreams we are chasing and the reality that is chasing us are always parallel; they never meet.”
— Ai Yazawa

50. “Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let ourselves be loved.”
— C. Joybell C.

51. “If you’ve never eaten while crying you don’t know what life tastes like.”
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

52. “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche

53. “Nothing ever becomes real ’til it is experienced.”
— John Keats

54. “You must accept the reality of other people. You think that reality is up for negotiation, that we think it’s whatever you say it is. You must accept that we are as real as you are; you must accept that you are not God.”
— J.K. Rowling

55. “Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.”
— Lillian Dickson

56. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.”
— Elizabeth Edwards

57. “Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.”
— Les Brown

58. “The secret of happiness, you see is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”
— Socrates

59. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”
— Babe Ruth

60. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”
— Mother Teresa

61. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”
— Dalai Lama

62. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.”
— Grandma Moses

63. “Throughout life, people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.”
— Will Smith

64. “Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief, and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision into reality. Wake Up and Live!”
— Bob Marley

65. “Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.”
— Sholom Aleichem

66. “If we live a self-directed, self-motivated, self-centered life, always needing to get our own way, then we’re going to be miserable. In fact, many times we believe it’s our problems that are making us unhappy when, in reality, it’s because we’re focused on ourselves!”
— Joyce Meyer