Best 35 "Life Is Precious" Quotes To Live Your Best Life

by - May 04, 2022

Here are some "life is so precious" quotes and sayings to inspire you to make a change and live your best life:

1. "It dawns on you one day... how precious your life is and how not okay it is for anyone, ever, to cause you any amount of suffering, ever. Then the next time you step out the door you look at everyone and you’re thinking, 'My life is precious and you’re not allowed to hurt me.'"

—C. JoyBell C

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2. "Let us come alive to the splendor that is all around us, and see the beauty in ordinary things."

—Thomas Merton

3. "Always seek beauty to create a beautiful like."

—Debasish Mridha

4. "We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives. "

—Maya Angelou

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5. "If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of."

—Bruce Lee

6. "You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."

—Charles Buxton

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7. “I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift."

—Steven Pinker

8. "There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on."

—Leo Christopher

9. "Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got."

—Art Buchwald

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10. “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.”

—Wayne Dyer

11. "Life is precious, do not waste it doing anything that your heart does not respect or agree with."

—Leon Brown

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12. "If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done."

—Rita Mae Brown

13. "Life and death, union and separation, follow hard upon one another. Nothing is steadfast but the will, nothing endures but one's achieve­ments. These alone count in life."

—Yoshida Shoin

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14. "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."

- Mark Twain

15. "Life is precious and time is a key element. Let's make every moment count and help those who have a greater need than our own."

-Harmon Killebrew

16. "Life is so precious! Live with love, joy, happiness, and abundance."

― Debasish Mridha


17. “Life is precious. We should not take anything for granted. Living every moment as if it was our first and last is a genuine life of gratitude, acceptance and wisdom.”

—Akiane Kramarik

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18. “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”

—Marcus Aurelius

19. “Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don’t. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would most likely be worth it.”

—Harvey Mackay

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20. “Every moment of life is precious and can never happen again and therefore is a reason to appreciate, be grateful for and celebrate the fact that you are alive.”

—Zelig Pliskin

21. “Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.”

—Walter Anderson

22. “Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.”

—Maya Angelou

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23. “Life is precarious, and life is precious. Don’t presume you will have it tomorrow, and don’t waste it today.”

—John Piper

24. “Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.”

—Henry Van Dyke

25. “You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you’ve lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.”

—Meryl Streep

26. “Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.”

—Henry Miller

27. “People who say life is precious don’t spend much time on line at the airport.”

—Dov Davidoff

28. “Life is precious. Life is sacred. And it ought so to be observed.”

—Gordon B. Hinckley

29. “Realizing that life is precious the natural tendency is to trample on it, like laughing at a funeral.”

—Lester Bangs

30. “Life is precious and it’s what you do with it that keeps you alive on the inside. It’s not enough just to live and take that gift for granted. Each one of us has fears, but the more we work to overome them, the more we are able to enjoy our lives.”

—Demi Lovato

31. “Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliché, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts.”

—Lisa Ling

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32. “To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.”

—Nancy Reagan

33. “Countless people, suffering from many different diseases, stand to benefit from the answers stem cell research can provide. We owe it to ourselves and to our children to do everything in our power to find cures for these diseases – and soon. As I’ve said before, time is short, and life is precious.”

—Nancy Reagan

34. “Life is a series of delicious moments.”

—Esther Hicks

35. “Life is precious. Not because it is unchangeable, like a diamond, but because it is vulnerable, like a little bird. To love life means to love its vulnerability, asking for care, attention, guidance, and support. Life and death are connected by vulnerability. The newborn child and the dying elder both remind us of the preciousness of our lives. Let’s not forget the preciousness and vulnerability of life during the times we are powerful, successful, and popular.”

—Henri Nouwen


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