25 Quotes To Say Life Well Lived

Quotes to Say Life Well Lived

Quality over quantity is a mantra that we should be applying to our lives as well. It doesn’t matter how long our lives are if throughout our lives we didn’t do anything meaningful thing or have great experiences. Leading a life worth remembering can be saying that your life is well-lived and only then can we ever combat the ever-looming presence of our own demise. 

  1. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” – Mae West
  2. “Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places” – Jennifer Garner
  3. “At times like this, there’s not a lot that words can do to help ease your pain and sense of loss. And though it may be hard to believe right now, know that the pain will ease with time and you will look back at the memories of your dear one and smile and remember a life well lived and loved” – Margaret Jones
  4. “The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure”.— Tibetan Proverbs
  5. “Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying;
  6. but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times”.— Saint Augustine
  7. “God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well”.— Voltaire
  8. “The purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  9. “When I’m taking my last breath, I want to look at how I used up the best of myself. How much did I sweat, push, pull, rip, fall, hit, crash, explode? My dream is to be so well-used that in my last-half second, I just burst into dust” – Elizabeth Streb
  10. Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race, and how many people we can all help finish this race. How we can start being kinder to each other— Marc Mero
  11. Life itself is a privilege, but to live life to the fullest- well, that is a choice.— Andy Andrews
  12. In the end, it doesn’t matter how well we have performed or what we have accomplished—a life without a heart is not worth living.— John Eldredge
  13. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.— Charles Bukowski
  14. “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death” – Leonardo da Vinci
  15. “Strive for a life well lived. Each one with their own aims, preferences, and meaning. Always, of course, without harming other persons or preventing others from being able to form a good life for themselves” – Jose Gonzalez
  16. We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens, we will have no regrets” – The Dalai Lama
  17. “Be very careful, then, how you live – not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil” – Ephesians 5:16-16, The Bible
  18. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live” – Lao Tzu
  19. The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” — William James
  20. “Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds” — Buddha
  21. “I can’t think of a more wonderful thanksgiving for the life I have had than that everyone should be jolly at my funeral” – Admiral Lord Mountbatten
  22. “O soul that are at rest! Return to your Lord, well-pleased (with him), well-pleasing (him), So enter among my servants, and enter into my garden.” — The Koran, 89:27-30
  23. “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments but what is woven into the lives of others” – Thucydides
  24. I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.— Diane Ackerman
  25. “For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord” – Romans 14:8, The Bible

Death comes for us all, it is an inescapable truth. Leading a life well lived is how we can ensure that we are taking full advantage of the limited time that we have been gifted within this world. A life well-lived is how a human can become immortalized and give meaning to our existence.