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    Posted on Jan 11, 2015

    44 Inspiring Quotes To Help You Live Your Best Life

    "You are a lot better than you probably think you are." —William Walter

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which quotes served as their life mantras. Here are their inspiring submissions.

    Tom Hall / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: 127665714@N08

    Submitted by sys32ws3

    2. "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."

    —Dr. Seuss

    Suggested by Marija Golubovic via Facebook

    3. "This too, shall pass."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by gabriellen4d790553c

    4. "Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground."

    —Theodore Roosevelt

    Submitted by Emma Neishloss via Facebook

    5. "The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by justinerae1308

    6. "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."

    —Harvey Fierstein

    Submitted by Renee Miller via Facebook

    7. "Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods."

    –C.S. Lewis

    Submitted by emilyruthb

    AditChandra / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: aditchandra

    Submitted by mylifeisjulie

    9. "A man who flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a shortcut to meet it."

    —Sador, Children of Húrin

    Submitted by Lauren Moore via Facebook

    10. "Life's too mysterious to take too serious."

    —Mary Engelbreit

    Submitted by johnc441dfc3fb

    11. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

    —Eleanor Roosevelt

    Submitted by Amber Wall-Charleson via Facebook

    12. "The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has been before."

    —Albert Einstein

    Submitted by mallorymw

    13. "You can't go around building a better world for people. Only people can build a better world for people. Otherwise it's just a cage."

    —Terry Pratchett, Witches Abroad

    Submitted by Jana Gibhardt Engle via Facebook

    14. "There isn't a way things should be. There's just what happens, and what we do."

    —Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

    Submitted by Jana Gibhardt Engle via Facebook

    Spyros Papaspyropoulos / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: spyrospapaspyropoulos

    Submitted by Kirsten King

    16. "It's not about how hard you can hit; it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."

    —Rocky Balboa, Rocky

    Submitted by Andrew Niemynski via Facebook

    17. "More fuck yeah, less fuck that."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by kareycom

    18. "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

    —African proverb

    Submitted by Léa F-a via Facebook

    19. "It's OK to not be OK, as long as you don't stay that way."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by brandys485745c94

    20. "I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it."

    —Maya Angelou

    Submitted by Melissa Matos via Facebook

    21. "Believe you can and you're halfway there."

    —T. Roosevelt

    Submitted by Jessie Bollinger via Facebook

    Nikos Koutoulas / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: 33284937@N04

    Submitted by swisstyd

    23. "May I never be complete. May I never be content. May I never be perfect."

    —Chuck Palahniuk

    Submitted by superpredator999

    24. "Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less."

    —Marie Curie

    Submitted by theeruditeegg

    25. "Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."

    —Roald Dahl

    Submitted by Katie McGowan via Facebook

    26. "There is no elevator to success — you have to take the stairs."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by majethiapriya719

    27. "Plant your garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers."

    —Jose Luis Borges

    Submitted by Mónica C. Acevedo Molina via Facebook

    28. "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."

    —Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Submitted by mylifeisjulie

    Anthony / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: 65005341@N03

    Submitted by catsweetdee

    30. "Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things."

    —George Carlin

    Submitted by soperverse

    31. "Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway."

    —Eleanor Roosevelt.

    Suggested by Jessica Zeller via Facebook

    32. "Do not set yourself on fire in order to keep others warm."

    –Anonymous

    Submitted by gabriellen4d790553c

    33. "The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don't always spoil the good things and make them unimportant."

    —Doctor Who

    Submitted by melissakah

    34. "It's supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it."

    —Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own

    Submitted by Lindsay Price via Facebook

    35. "Ask yourself if what you're doing today will get you closer to where you want to be tomorrow."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by sabbieluvv

    Judy Baxter / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: judybaxter

    Submitted by ecostermann

    37. "Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here, we should dance."

    —Anonymous

    Submitted by samanthab45082b790

    38. "Never cowardly or cruel. Never give up, never give in."

    –Doctor Who

    Submitted by Tracy Galvin via Facebook

    39. "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

    —Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Submitted by candyjellymane

    40. "In 20 years, you probably won't even remember this."

    –Anonymous

    Submitted by Sydney Riggs via Facebook

    41. "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."

    –William Shakespeare

    Submitted by kainatahsan7

    42. "Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose."

    —Dillon Panthers, Friday Night Lights

    Submitted by Arielle Ocampo via Facebook

    43. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

    —Aristotle

    Submitted by Alison Lantos via Facebook

    Nick Kenrick / Altered by Brett Vergara / Via Flickr: zedzap

    Submitted by joleengai

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