Life is full of ups and downs but when the downs get a bit too frequent or drag you down that bit too far you might need a reminder of how wonderful life can be. Music, chocolate, friendship, love, all of these things are worth getting out of bed for, even on the rainiest Monday morning of the year. Your life is what you make it, you have opportunity, freedom and the ability to change, and if that doesn’t convince you then read on for 13 quotes from great minds that will remind you why life is wonderful.
Often misattributed to John Lennon, this quote reminds us all of the simple pleasure of wasting time and satisfyingly urges us not to feel guilty about it. Taken from Marthe Troly-Curtin’s novel Phrynette Married.
Next time you feel low put Mr. Blue Sky by ELO on. I dare you not to dance with joy. From Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols, Or, How to Philosophize With the Hammer.
From Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, a perfect quote about free will. Life is wonderful because life is what you make it. Just imagine the places you might yet go!
Life is wonderful because it is never, ever, too late.
Tea and books. Need I say more?
When a door closes look for a window. Failing that look for a trap door. If you still can’t get out then see if one of the ceiling tile’s lifts. This quote from the incredible Helen Keller reminds us that life s wonderful because you never know what is around the corner.
Life is wonderful because it is a constant and ever-changing ac of creation. Turn yourself into the person you want to be.
Which of us could survive without our friends? Life is wonderful says C.S. Lewis in The Four Loves because we have friendship and those friendships make every day of our lives worthwhile.
It doesn’t hurt at all Mr. Schultz. Chocolate is wonderful. Life with chocolate is wonderful.
The second option. Definitely the second option. Life is wonderful because miracles happen when you least expect them.
Life is wonderful because anything can happen!
It really does though. If you really want something ask the universe and somehow, someday, it will provide. Taken from Coelho’s The Alchemist.
Life is wonderful because of all the people you haven’t met yet.