People Share The One Quote That Completely Changed Their Life

People Share The One Quote That Completely Changed Their Life
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Words of wisdom can come in many forms.

People can be enlightened by reading a passage from an inspirational novel. A powerful lyric in a meaningful song can resonate with the hardest of hearts.
And sometimes, those who have lived through hardships can pass on their wisdom that can have huge impacts on our lives.
Curious to hear about the moments that influenced the lives of strangers, Redditor HopeInChaos asked:
"What is the one quote that changed your life?"

These mantras may help you have no regrets.

Cookie Wisdom

"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten."

"It was a fortune cookie."


Meaning Of Life

"life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself."


Owning Imperfections

"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in."


Be In The Moment

"If you're living in the past, you're depressed, if you're living in the future you have anxiety, if you are living in the present you are at peace."

"It's just from memory I'm sure the actual quote is much prettier."


Learning lessons is the name of the game here.

Value Of Stupid

"'It costs money to be stupid.' My dad, after I had done something stupid and was forced to use all of my summer earnings to pay for it."


Slice Of Humble Pie

"You might be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, but some people just don't like peaches."


Taking Chances

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."


Take A Leap

"You only need to do it once to understand."

"Context: My coach once said this after I was scared of trying some new tumbling moves and constantly kept giving up mid attempts. It got stuck to my head in a really interesting way, not only on gymnastics but on everything that I do. If I'm scared, bored, angry about something I need to do I just reflect on how I need to stop giving myself excuses and do the things I must."

"Right after he said that I did it. It was horrible, unbalanced, barely ended up on my feet. But I lost my fear of doing it."


The way we treat others, good and bad, have ramifications.

Ensuring A Promising Future

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


There Are Limits To Extending Kindness

"Don't set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm."


Hold The Reigns

"He who angers you controls you."


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