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25 Quotes That Hit Hard

25 Quotes That Hit Hard

 

These quotes can hit hard and really make you think. Whether you’re struggling with love, motivation, or life in general these quotes can help you get new perspectives to help you along the way. Find relatable quotes that hit you in your feels and really make you think! Here are 25 quotes that hit hard.

1. Quotes on Personal Growth

“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” – Abraham Maslow

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. “Mark Twain

“He who is untrue to his own cause cannot command the respect of others.” – Albert Einstein

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – William Faulkner

25 Quotes That Hit Hard

2. Quotes on Love

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Oscar Wilde

“You know who you love but you can’t know who loves you.” – Nigerian Proverb

“How do you spell ‘love?’ You don’t spell it, you feel it.” – Winnie The Pooh

“I can’t find a man I want, and I’m beginning to think the problem is me. Maybe I expect too much. Maybe I’m holding out for something that doesn’t even exist.” She’d voiced her secret fear. Maybe grand passion was just a dream. With all the kissing she’d done in the past few months, she’d not once been overcome with desire. Her parents certainly hadn’t had any great passion between them. Come to think of it, she wasn’t sure she’d ever seen grand passion outside of a movie theater or a book.” – Karen Marie Moning

“You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.” – Victor Hugo

25 Quotes That Hit Hard

3. Motivational Quotes

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsh

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

25 Quotes That Hit Hard

4. My Favorites

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn. My God, do you learn.” – C.S. Lewis

“Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they’ll turn out. You’re curious and smart and bored, and all you see is the choice between working hard and slacking off. There are so many adventures that you miss because you’re waiting to think of a plan. To find them, look for tiny interesting choices. And remember that you are always making up the future as you go.” – Randall Munroe

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.’” – Lao Tzu

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” – Muhammad Ali

“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done. Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth.”   – Rocky Balboa

“Please don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting. And if you’re ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky, when the stars are strung across the velvety night, and when shooting star streaks through the blackness, turning night into day, make a wish. Think of me. Make your life spectacular. I know I did.” – Robin Williams

“The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.” Gustave Flaubert

“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment; and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon

What are your favorite quotes that hit hard? Any that were missing off this list? Share in the comments!

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