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Inspirational Quotes About Life Lessons

Life lessons are something we all need to encounter in order to become a better person. Whether the lessons were learned the hard way or the easy way, they are all around us. We are who we are because of these things we learned along the way. The following are some inspirational quotes about people who had their own rough times, but somehow prospered. These are their own life lessons.

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings
When I say that life is like an onion, I mean this: if you don't do anything with it, it goes rotten. So far, that's no different from other vegetables. But when an onion goes bad, it can either do it from the inside, or the outside. So sometimes you see one that looks good, but the core is rotten. Other times, you can see a bad spot on it, but if you cut that out, the rest is fine. Tastes sharp, but that's what you paid for, isn't it?
Vlad Taltos
To be alive is to totally and openly participate in the simplicity and elegance of here and now.
Donald Altman
I don't believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don't judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
Angelina Jolie
Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
Maya Angelou
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
Paulo Coelho, Maktub
Fear's useless. Either something bad happens or it doesn't: If it doesn't, you've wasted time being afraid, and if it does, you've wasted time that you could have spent sharpening your weapons.
Sarah Rees Brennan, The Demon's Lexicon
If there's a single lesson that life teaches us, it's that wishing doesn't make it so.
Lev Grossman, The Magicians
You don't have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.
Red Haircrow
Most important thing in life is learning how to fall.
Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses

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