There are ideas and images that can change our entire outlook on life, simply by teaching us how to see things in a new, brighter light and to notice details, patterns, and shades we previously ignored.
Life has many deep and complex layers, and when we pose deep questions we find surprising answers. From the greatest minds of the world, we have gathered deep, inspirational and thought-provoking quotes to challenge your perspectives.
Check these deep quotes that will change your perspective on success, achievement, perception, or luck.
When it hurts – observe. Life is trying to teach you something.
Each new chapter of our lives requests an old part of us to fall and a new part of us to rise.
If the world was blind how many people would you impress?
Don’t wait for miracles, your whole life is a miracle.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.
Would you like you, if you met you?
In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
Life is the most difficult exam. Many people fail because they try to copy others, not realizing that everyone has a different question paper.
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.
The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.
If it doesn’t open, it’s not your door.
Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.
The trouble is, you think you have time.
Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think.
Those who have a voice must speak for those who are voiceless.
Never regret something that once made you happy.
Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.
When the ego dies, the soul awakes.
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.
Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?
Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing & your attitude when you have everything.
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than you.
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
The obstacle is the path.
You are the sky. Everything else—it’s just the weather.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
As long as the ego runs your life, there are two ways of being unhappy. Not getting what you want. Getting what you want.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure.
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly.
The man on top of the mountain did not fall there.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful we must carry it with us, or we find it not.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
Vulnerability sounds like truth and looks like courage.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Life does not owe you anything because life has already given you everything.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.
It’s so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to.
A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.