200 deep thinking quotes about love and life

200 deep thinking quotes about love and life

Inspirational collection of deep thinking quotes, and sayings to add meaning to your life. These thought-provoking quotes will surely inspire you!

In this life full of ups and downs, we all sometimes need a different perspective on things and phases of our life. There are times when you need to focus deeply on the inner meaning of your existence and think beyond the superficial happenings. We have got some of the most famous deep thinking quotes and sayings from writers, philosophers, and celebrities that are truly thought-provoking.

There are people from all walks of life who experience betrayal in love, sadness, confusion, and other emotions when they find it difficult to find their aim in life. You need to calm your thoughts, be positive, and dig deeper in your mind to get your answers.

When you take out time to think, you allow your emotions to settle down and think rationally, you get a greater meaning of life and follow your way to success! Some soul searching always shows us the purpose of our actions, lives, and relationships. It helps you to get a deeper insight into your mind, body, and soul.

Famous deep thinking quotes and sayings

  1. “The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.” – Alexandre Dumas
  2. “Sleep doesn’t help if it’s your soul that’s tired.”
  3. “I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.” – Euripides
  4. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese
  5. “Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso
  6. “Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” – William Shakespeare
  7. ‘We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.” – Seneca
  8. “Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.” – Edward Abbey
  9. “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo
  10. “You can tell a pioneer by the arrows in his back.” – Beverly Rubik
  11. “Let the beauty of what you love to be what you do.” – Rumi
  12. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
  13. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu
  14. “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire
  15. “Do or do not, there is no try.” – Yoda
  16. “Cleverness is not wisdom.” – Euripides
  17. “I can resist anything except temptation.” – Oscar Wilde
  18. “People do not lack strength; they lack will.” – Victor Hugo
  19. “Look for the thing you notice but no one else notices.” – Rick Rubin
  20. “The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” – Rumi
  21. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  22. “Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.” – Sun Tzu
  23. “Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.” – Rumi
  24. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  25. ‘The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – William Faulkner
  26. “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha
  27. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  28. “Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time”, is like saying, “I don’t want to.” – Lao Tzu
  29. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran
  30. “Life is too deep for words, so don’t try to describe it, just live it.” – C. S. Lewis
  31. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner
  32. “A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen
  33. “Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.” – Victor Hugo
  34. “The temptation of the age is to look good without being good.” – Brennan Manning
  35. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
  36. “If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.” – Rick Riordan
  37. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain
  38. “He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.” – Lao Tzu
  39. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass
  40. “A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  41. “All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.” – Alexandre Dumas
  42. “Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren
  43. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Tolstoy
  44. “I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship.” – Michelle Williams
  45. “Every strength is also a weakness. The opposite is true as well.” – Neil Strauss
  46. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” – Oscar Wilde
  47. “Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough.” – Gustave Flaubert
  48. “Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.” – Nikola Tesla
  49. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
  50. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther
  51. “If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.” – Peace Pilgrim
  52. “The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” – Stephanie Perkins
  53. “Every human walks around with a certain kind of sadness. They may not wear it on their sleeves, but it’s there if you look deep.” – Taraji P. Henson
  54. “Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.” – Anne Frank
  55. “It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.” – Francis Bacon
  56. “To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  57. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).” – Mark Twain
  58. “The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne
  59. “Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.” – Martin Yan
  60. “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” – Kahlil Gibran
  61. “Take life one step at a time look forward to your future, stop looking back and regretting the past, the past is the past because it does not last!” – Abhishek Tiwari
  62. “Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.” – Aldous Huxley
  63. “Your mind can be either your prison or your palace. What you make it is yours to decide.” – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  64. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  65. “To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.” – Lao Tzu

Deep meaning quotes about love and life

  1. “Where there is love, there is no darkness.” – Burundi proverb
  2. “When love itself comes to kiss you, don’t hold back.” – Rumi
  3. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato
  4. “The very essence of romance is uncertainty.” – Oscar Wilde
  5. “If I love myself I love you. If I love you I love myself.” – Rumi
  6. “Love doesn’t die; the men and women do.” – William Faulkner
  7. “Every true and deep love is a sacrifice.” – Carl Jung
  8. “Hate is easy. Love takes courage.”
  9. “The more one judges, the less one loves.” – Honoré de Balzac
  10. “Love is the poetry of the senses.” – Honoré de Balzac
  11. “When love prevails, fear departs.” – Rumi
  12. “One who loves the vase, loves also what is inside.” – Kenyan proverb
  13. “Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.” – William Shakespeare
  14. “Years of love have been forgotten, in the hatred of a minute.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  15. “Love is physiologically a legal battle that lovers fight until death.” – Farooq A. Shiekh
  16. “If love is a sickness, patience is the remedy.” – Cameroon proverb
  17. “Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly but flooding the river.” – Liberian proverb
  18. “A letter from the heart can be read on the face.” – Kenyan proverb
  19. “The sun loved the moon so much, he died every night just to let her breath.”
  20. “How do you spell ‘love’? You don’t spell it, you feel it.” – Winnie The Pooh
  21. “You know who you love but you can’t know who loves you.” – Nigerian proverb
  22. “Love, like rain, does not choose the grass on which it falls.” – South African proverb
  23. “When you’re in love, truly in love, you never have to question it.” – Michael Faudet
  24. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love!” – Sophocles
  25. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it, but you can feel it.” – Nicholas Sparks
  26. “Love is a fruit in season at all times and in reach of every hand!” – Mother Teresa
  27. “It’s easy to fall in love. The hard part is finding someone to catch you.” – Bertrand Russell
  28. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” – Kahlil Gibran
  29. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” – Martin Luther King Jr
  30. “If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars?” – Tunisian proverb
  31. “I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.” – William Shakespeare
  32. “When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow.” – Ethiopian proverb
  33. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley
  34. “You were my first my last. There shall never be another you. You are a lifetime you are my life.” – Malika E. Nura
  35. “I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you.” – Roy Croft
  36. “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.” – Pablo Neruda
  37. “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz
  38. “When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.” – Blaise Pascal
  39. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzche
  40. “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen
  41. “To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.” – Anne-Sophie Swetchine
  42. “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” – Sir Arthur Pinero
  43. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
  44. “The longer I go about living, I see it’s the relationship that is most meaningful.” – William Shatner
  45. “If you truly love someone, then the only thing you want for them is to be happy, even if it’s not with you.”
  46. “Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses.” – Lao Tzu
  47. “Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itself deeply in our being and continues to flourish over a heart in ruin.” – Victor Hugo
  48. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  49. “You never know how deep love grows till you lose it. And you never, never, never realize it’s true for you until it’s gone.” – Isaac Hayes
  50. “Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt, but it’s the only way to love life completely.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  51. “Love is a garden where you keep sowing seeds and then one day you reap exactly what you have sown. It could be one flower at a time or a thorn at a time. Sow wisely.” – John Crows
  52. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare
  53. “Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.” – Elbert Hubbard
  54. “Even as the archer loves the arrow that flies, so too he loves the bow that remains constant in his hands.” – Nigerian proverb
  55. “The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce another person’s suffering and bring that person joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
  56. “Since loving is about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each other and it takes time to know each other.” – Bell Hooks
  57. “Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.” – Erich Fromm
  58. “True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.” – Honore de Balzac
  59. “Love is tough. Love survives through the worst of situations and thrives through hope. Even when things seem hopeless love will find its way.” – Malika E. Nura
  60. “My bounty is as boundless as the sea. My love as deep; the more I give to thee. The more I have, for both are infinite.” – William Shakespeare
  61. “That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be.” – Jim Morrison
  62. “The beautiful thing about love is that you just need to plant it once and nurture it and it shall bloom into blossoms that would cover the valleys.” – Hermann J. Steinherr
  63. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Oscar Wilde
  64. “Sometime, when you least expect it, you’ll realize that someone loved you. And that means that someone can love you again! And that will make you smile.” – Homer Simpson
  65. “Once we recognize what we are feeling, once we recognize we can feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that kind of joy.” – Audre Lorde

Deep quotes about life

  1. “And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” – Rumi
  2. “Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.”
  3. “If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.” – Toni Morrison
  4. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam
  5. “That little spark you feel as you heal. That’s what life’s about.”
  6. “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” – Voltaire
  7. “Let there be spaces in your togetherness.” – Kahlil Gibran
  8. “The soul lives there in the silent breath.” – Rumi
  9. “What do you despise? By this are you truly known.” – Frank Herbert
  10. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” – Oscar Wilde
  11. “Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.” – Victor Hugo
  12. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” – Elvis Presley
  13. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  14. “Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.” – Jackson Brown Jr.
  15. “What matters most in life is often invisible.” – Duane Elgin
  16. “Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks
  17. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin
  18. “To die is nothing, but it is terrible not to live.” – Victor Hugo
  19. “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” – Harper Lee
  20. “One can be the master of what one does, but never of what one feels.” – Gustave Flaubert
  21. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
  22. “The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell
  23. “I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  24. “Sometimes you have to shut your eyes, so you can see the real beauty.’ – Kilian Jornet
  25. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank
  26. “The paradise of the rich is made out of the hell of the poor.” – Victor Hugo
  27. “Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” – Martin Heidegger
  28. “If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are a slave.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer
  29. “I belong to the opposition party, which is called life.” – Honoré de Balzac
  30. “Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.” – Albert Camus
  31. “Unless you’re ashamed of yourself now and then, you’re not honest.” – William Faulkner
  32. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
  33. “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  34. “But how could you live and have no story to tell?” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  35. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver
  36. “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” – Seneca
  37. “We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.” – Oscar Wilde
  38. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  39. “Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.” – Seneca
  40. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran
  41. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill
  42. “Turning your back on the darkness didn’t mean the darkness would turn its back on you.” – Jennifer Donnelly
  43. “You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” – Tom Wilson
  44. “Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time”, is like saying, “I don’t want to.” – Lao Tzu
  45. “For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  46. “Face the facts of being what you are, for that, is what changes what you are.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  47. “Do not be lured by the need to be liked: better to be respected, even feared.” – Robert Greene
  48. “If you haven’t found something strange during the day it hasn’t been much of a day.” – John Wheeler
  49. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
  50. “The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains.” – Nikola Tesla
  51. “Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  52. “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde
  53. “Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine
  54. “Never make fun of someone who mispronounces a word. It means they learned it by reading.”
  55. “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther
  56. “Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.” – Sonia Gandhi
  57. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michel Angelo
  58. “It’s not when you realize that nothing can help you – religion, pride, anything – it’s when you realize that you don’t need any aid.” – William Faulkner
  59. “Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” – Bill Gates
  60. “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” – Isaac Asimov
  61. “What matters in life is what you care about and what you will continue to make effort toward caring about it.” – Nokwethemba Nkosi
  62. “You are only as free as you think you are and freedom will always be as real as you believe it to be.” – Robert M. Drake
  63. “We must laugh and cry, enjoy and suffer, in a word, vibrate to our full capacity… I think that’s what being really human means.” – Gustave Flaubert
  64. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins
  65. “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” – Oscar Wilde
  66. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein
  67. “The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” – Stephen Furtick
  68. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou
  69. “Life is the most difficult exam. Many people fail because they try to copy others. Not realizing that everyone has a different question paper.”
  70. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein

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