Lifetime Quotes

Welcome to Lifetime Quotes, a source of inspiration, wisdom, and reflection on the profound moments and experiences that shape our lives. Life is a journey filled with ups and downs, and throughout this incredible voyage, we encounter moments of joy, sorrow, love, and learning. This collection of quotes is a celebration of the human experience, offering insight and perspective on the various facets of life. Whether you’re seeking guidance, comfort, or simply a dose of inspiration, you’ll find a treasure trove of meaningful quotes on this page that can be used in various creative ways.

Below, you will discover a diverse selection of quotes that encapsulate the essence of a lifetime’s worth of experiences. These quotes can serve as a guiding light, a source of motivation, or a touchstone for your personal growth journey. Feel free to use them in your daily life, share them with friends and family, or even create visually captivating images with stylish fonts to share on social media. Let these words resonate with you as you explore the myriad of perspectives on life, and may they inspire you to embrace each moment with gratitude and an open heart. Enjoy the wisdom and inspiration found in the quotes below, and let them become a meaningful part of your own journey through life.

Without going outside his race, and even among the better classes with their ‘white’ culture and conscious American manners, but still Negro enough to be different, there is sufficient matter to furnish a black artist with a lifetime of creative work. Langston Hughes

I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime. Buzz Aldrin

We can all be successful and make money, but when we die, that ends. But when you are significant is when you help other people be successful. That lasts many a lifetime. Lou Holtz

Well, I have a Norwegian father who emigrated to America in the 1950s, and he still speaks with varying degrees of an accent. Over my lifetime my ear has been well-tuned to that accent. Any first generation kid has that wonderful gift from their parents. Christopher Heyerdahl

For the entire four years of the greatest Presidential term of our lifetime, Democrats led by Speaker Pelosi and radical Socialists in her party attempted coup after coup against President Donald Trump. Marjorie Taylor Greene

If you give a person a fish, they’ll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they’ll fish for a lifetime. Dan Quayle

I’m a once in a lifetime professional wrestler. I’m something that people are never going to get to see again. Maxwell Jacob Friedman

Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society. Arthur C. Clarke

We are bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us must find our own breathing space and peace of mind. James E. Faust

For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction. Michelle Obama

If you have a dream, you can spend a lifetime studying, planning, and getting ready for it. What you should be doing is getting started. Drew Houston

Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances. Sandra Day O’Connor

A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have people say, ‘There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.’ Ted Williams

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves. Willa Cather

Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime. Alicia Machado

The Republican Party stinks because all of the Republicans have accomplished nothing, and they talk about all of these issues and do nothing about it for a whole lifetime. Jackie Mason

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds. Jesse Owens

He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime. Edith Wharton

Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime. Kailash Satyarthi

We must challenge this statement and this sentiment that the news media is the enemy of the American people. This sentiment may be the greatest threat to democracy in my lifetime. William H. McRaven

Well, you know, first of all, let me just say that I am a proud member of the NRA and have been, and I’m a lifetime member and will always be. Joe Manchin

Enjoy the magic of compounding returns. Even modest investments made in one’s early 20s are likely to grow to staggering amounts over the course of an investment lifetime. John C. Bogle

I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment. Paul Wellstone

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. Sam Levenson

I’m known as the ankle bully, and I’m the CEO of it because I’ve made a lot of people fall during my lifetime. LaMelo Ball

Teamwork can build friendships that last a lifetime. Natalya Neidhart

If someone were to say that life at hard labor is as painful as death and therefore equally cruel, I should reply that, taking all the unhappy moments of perpetual slavery together, it is perhaps even more painful, but these moments are spread out over a lifetime, and capital punishment exercises all its power in an instant. Cesare Beccaria

I realise how important it is to use the time I have. I respect people who want to do that by watching television. I happen to want to read books. But I know I can’t read all the books or watch all the movies in one lifetime. Viggo Mortensen

You spend your whole lifetime in your occupation, actually making life clever, easy and convenient for white people. But when you have to get transportation home, you are denied an equal accommodation. Our existence was for the white man’s comfort and well-being; we had to accept being deprived of just being human. Rosa Parks

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. Ronald Reagan

Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults. Ralph Waldo Emerson

In 1985, I was the host of a talk show, ‘Hot Properties on Lifetime.’ Hulk Hogan was on the show. He put me in a headlock and rendered me unconscious and let me fall to the ground. I split my head open and got nine stitches – and this was on live TV. Richard Belzer

Last year was a lifetime, a whole career in one season. We went from being the dregs to winners. Damon Hill

One of the bigger misconceptions of learning is that many skills take a lifetime to get world-class at, or 10,000 hours to become world-class at. Tim Ferriss

Traits acquired during one’s lifetime – muscles built up in the gym, for example – cannot be passed on to the next generation. Now with technology, as it happens, we might indeed be able to transfer some of our acquired traits on to our selected offspring by genetic engineering. Nick Bostrom

My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am and give my fans music they will enjoy for a lifetime. Faith Hill

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah. Richard Bach

I truly believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Viola Davis

I have experienced within my own lifetime the attack of my winter camp and the killing of the women and children. It left me even angrier than I was – and I was never too calm to begin with. John Trudell

Lenin had just reflected that the revolution would never happen in his lifetime when in February 1917, hungry crowds in Petrograd overthrew Nicholas II while the revolutionaries were abroad, exiled, or infiltrated by the secret police. Simon Sebag Montefiore

I find it difficult to believe that words have no meaning in themselves, hard as I try. Habits of a lifetime are not lightly thrown aside. Stuart Chase

I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband. Thurgood Marshall

To me, the greatest invention of my lifetime is the laptop computer and the fact that I can be working on a book and be in an airport lounge, in a hotel room, and continue working; I fire up my laptop, and I’m in exactly the same place I was when I left home – that, to me, is a miracle. Bill Bryson

Technology is at the forefront of everything these days – communication, work. It’s amazing and scary at the same time how robots have evolved, but I find it hard to believe that robots will completely rule the world. Not in my lifetime anyway. Graham McTavish

The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime. Edward Grey

Live music is proof that there’s some things the Internet can’t kill. In our lifetime, we’re going to see more and more things start to disappear and get gobbled up by the Internet, but live music won’t be one of them. Jim James

Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world. Barry Goldwater

I don’t think there’s been anything in the game of football in my lifetime that has changed college football more than redshirting. Lou Holtz

God makes it really clear that society and civilization is really held together by the glue of families… When a man and a woman come together and say ‘I do,’ they are committing for a lifetime to love each other and to model what love is and what forgiveness is and what joy is to their kids. Kirk Cameron

The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime. William J. Clinton

Why should I be worried about dying? It’s not going to happen in my lifetime! Raymond Smullyan

I have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which has affected my growth and bone strength. In short, people with the kind of OI I have generally experience hundreds of fractures in their lifetime and use wheelchairs for mobility. Stella Young

Based on a lifetime of observations and a few decades in the markets, I understand that societies, beliefs and fashions all move in long arcs of time. We call these arcs several things: cycles, periods, eras. Barry Ritholtz

I am still doing my due diligence. A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment and when the court decides, it is the law of the land. Bob Menendez

So many killings of black men in my lifetime. The physical shock is astounding. Alice Walker

I am confident I will set foot again in Tibet in my lifetime. Dalai Lama

Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime! Lawrence G. Lovasik

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday. Thornton Wilder

Poor eating habits developed at an early age lead to a lifetime of real health consequences. Richard J. Codey

I went to law school. And I became a prosecutor. I took on a specialty that very few choose to pursue. I prosecuted child abuse and child homicide cases. Cases that were truly gut-wrenching. But standing up for those kids, being their voice for justice was the honor of a lifetime. Susana Martinez

Youth comes but once in a lifetime. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Women are always complaining about men’s fascination with breasts. But what if men were absolutely indifferent to breasts? What would women do then with these things that serve one function once or twice in a lifetime, and the rest of the time are just in the way? Jonathan Carroll

Space doesn’t offer an escape from Earth’s problems. And even with nuclear fuel, the transit time to nearby stars exceeds a human lifetime. Interstellar travel is therefore, in my view, an enterprise for post-humans, evolved from our species not via natural selection, but by design. Martin Rees

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. Doug Larson

I’ve always said that fame is fleeting, but anonymity can last a lifetime. Joe Johnston

If your DNA profile puts you at a higher risk of developing obesity, that doesn’t mean it’s your fate. You can take control of the environmental side of the equation and reduce your overall lifetime risk by a lot. David Agus

I’m a lifetime St. Louis Cardinals fan. Andy Cohen

To compete in the Dakar Rally is a lifetime ambition for me and is something I know I have to do. Andre Villas-Boas

I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams. Wilma Rudolph

Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime! Bill Owen

Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Reinhold Niebuhr

Every relationship comes with a shelf life; that duration could be a minute or even a lifetime. If, for whatever reasons, a relationship cannot last a lifetime, contrary to what the two people imagined, then both the individuals have to be communicative and have to understand and accept the reality. Kabir Bedi

I was a human rights lawyer for 20 years, I believed those values of dignity, equality and non-discrimination were a given. believed the only question in my lifetime would be – how much further do we extend those values? I did not think in my lifetime we’d actually be having an argument about those values. Keir Starmer

I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You can never repeat certain things. It’s only once in a lifetime. Vangelis

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime. Michael Eisner

Being a justice. If you love law the way I do… you’re given the job of a lifetime… you’re permitted to address the most important legal questions of the country, and sometimes the world. And in doing so, you make a difference in people’s lives. Sonia Sotomayor

If humanity doesn’t land on Mars in my lifetime, I would be very disappointed. Elon Musk

In our education system, we are taught to munch figures and remember them for lifetime. But does it help? We are not taught how to make decisions. Chetan Bhagat

When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many business fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They’re playing the sprint. They’re not worried about lifetime value and retention. They’re worried about short-term goals. Gary Vaynerchuk

Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants. Barack Obama

The black press, some liberal sportswriters, and even a few politicians were banging away at those Jim Crow barriers in baseball. I never expected the walls to come tumbling down in my lifetime. Jackie Robinson

On the screen were some flashback shots of Daniel, Emma and Rupert from ten years ago. They were 12. I have also recently returned from New York, and while I was there, I saw Daniel singing and dancing (brilliantly) on Broadway. A lifetime seems to have passed in minutes. Alan Rickman

I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award: Start early! Shirley Temple

I think everybody has something that they’ve been obsessed about in their lifetime. Clint Eastwood

Cezanne had an enormous influence on everyone in that period; there was a change in attitudes to art. People found him disturbing because they didn’t like their existing ideas being challenged and overturned. Cezanne was probably the key figure in my lifetime. Henry Moore

Who I am, what I am, is the culmination of a lifetime of reading, a lifetime of stories. And there are still so many more books to read. I’m a work in progress. Sarah Addison Allen

I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment. John Locke

The number of ways you can live in one lifetime is limitless. So why limit yourself? The sky is NOT the limit. Beyond the universe is. Suzy Kassem

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime. Chris Christie

I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. What I am grateful for is the gift of intelligence, and for life, love, wonder, and laughter. You can’t say it wasn’t interesting. My lifetime’s memories are what I have brought home from the trip. Roger Ebert

Follow your passion. Nothing – not wealth, success, accolades or fame – is worth spending a lifetime doing things you don’t enjoy. Jonathan Sacks

I consider myself extremely lucky to have worked with so many great collaborators in my lifetime. Trey Anastasio

I haven’t lived a perfect life. I have regrets. But that’s from a lifetime of taking chances, making decisions, and trying not to be frozen. The only thing that I can do with my regrets is understand them. Kevin Costner

When you challenge other people’s ideas of who or how you should be, they may try to diminish and disgrace you. It can happen in small ways in hidden places, or in big ways on a world stage. You can spend a lifetime resenting the tests, angry about the slights and the injustices. Or, you can rise above it. Carly Fiorina

Stories have always been the things that entertain me and make me feel happy and sad and move me and give me the experience of being able to live many lives in one lifetime. It’s the best thing about being alive. Michael Sheen

I’ve been incredibly blessed with good roles the past few years, but none of them compares to the experience of playing Ellsworth on ‘Deadwood.’ There are times when I’ve had as much fun or had comparably great material, but as a body of work, playing Ellsworth tops anything else in my lifetime. Jim Beaver

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing. Baltasar Gracian

I think once I had lived life, once I had failed enough in this lifetime and got back up a thousand times from failing, I really connected to the blues. Fantastic Negrito

I don’t think I’ve ever actually written from inspiration, actually had a song just go, ‘Bing!’ I only recall that happening to me twice – once was with ‘Terrapin’ and the other was ‘Wharf Rat.’ I mean, that’s twice in a lifetime of writing! Jerry Garcia

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I am Anton Usov, an educator with a passion for quotes that resonate with the human experience. Over many years, I have curated a collection that reflects wisdom and emotions across time. Join me in exploring the power of words to inspire and enlighten our paths.
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  1. Yvonne

    She faced storms with a smile, turning pain into power. “Life is a journey, not a destination,” she whispered, embracing each moment with grace.

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  2. Morgan

    She faced challenges head-on, never giving up. “Life is short, make it count,” she reminded herself daily. And so she lived fearlessly, with passion and purpose.

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  3. Zariah

    Through life’s ups and downs, I’ve learned to embrace change and cherish every moment. “Life is short, make it sweet,” has become my mantra.

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