People Explain Which Quotes Absolutely Changed Their Outlook On Life
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It's amazing how much power words can carry.

Sometimes, when you're feeling down, and having trouble getting motivated, all it takes is a few words of inspiration which can get you out of your funk.

Sometimes words can carry so much power, that they might even forever change the way you live your life.

Redditor KiT_KaT5 was curious to hear the quotes that changed people's outlook on life for the better, leading them to ask:

"What is a quote that changed your outlook on life?"


It's not where you start, it's where you finish.

"You can't go back and change the beginning but you can start where you are and change the ending."- DictionaryStomach

Happiness is in your control.

"You can't wait for life to not be hard anymore to start being happy."- DoctorDodger

Age is only a number

"Try not to regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many."- berserkdemon1

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Without mistakes, how can you learn?

“A step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction."- Kurt Vonnegut- ClemofNazareth

Taking care of yourself is an overlooked priority!

"Someone once told me 'Hell is when on your last day on earth you meet the person you could have become'."

"Ever since hearing that quote it’s made me want to strive to be the best version of myself."

"I actually quit alcohol altogether off the back of that quote, and smoking!"- Aggravating-Flan8260·

Teamwork makes a dream work

"My Dad told me 'You don't need to be friends, you just have to work together'."

"It's made it a lot easier to work with difficult people."- Zacher19

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"Heal the world, make it a better place..."

"When I thought I was such a smart teenager, I thought I'd trip my parents up and asked 'What is the meaning of life?'

"Mom didn't bat an eye and said 'to leave the world in a better place than you found it'."

"And that has informed every major decision in my life since."- ApolloThunder

"Time is precious."

"'Time is a currency you can only spend once, so be careful how you spend it'."- Harmon Okinyo- Serious-Falcon-9678

It's ok to ask for help.

"'Do you consider yourself gracious?'"

"Then graciously accept my help'.-Grocery store lady"- terribleUsername18

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Your life is the one thing you should never take for granted

"'You live two lives'."

"'The second one begins when you realize you only have one'."- TheShoot141

Next time you feel unmotivated or depressed, try thinking of something you read somewhere, or something you heard someone say that made you feel good in the moment.

It might be all it takes to get you through the day.

Or even the rest of your life.

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