61 Inspirational Quotes About Living Life to the Fullest

by Angy
Inspirational quotes about life and struggles

Tick Tock… tick tock… do you ever feel like life is counting down on your internal and external clock?

Do you feel worried because you have not completed certain tasks or achieved certain goals in life?

Do you ever feel snowed under as a social worker? 

Do you have too many things to deal with at the same time and a lot of work to do in your life and career as a social worker?

Do you sometimes feel low?

Yes, life is full of challenges. You may be worried about uncertainties in the economy, serious medical problems, family issues, losing your job, having a negative investment portfolio, or perhaps you just worry about how the day will go.

Each person faces each challenge in life differently.

The ability to face life’s challenges comes from within.

In most cases, it depends on the environment you are in and your mindset.

Some people draw strength and inspiration from the experiences of others.

“when you know what you want and you want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it”


61 Inspirational Quotes About Living Life to the Fullest

Many famous authors from both the past and present have helped and inspired people to face and overcome life’s many challenges through their words of encouragement.

Such words or quotes of encouragement help people to realise that they are not alone in their struggles and that it is possible to overcome their problems and live life to the fullest.

life struggles quotes

Every obstacle and challenge your experience is a stepping stone to success.

I want you to know that it is impossible to lead a life without experiencing failure. Finding out the mistakes which led to the failure will help you become wiser and stronger.

Are there any negative things going on in your life today?

Do you feel certain obstacles are preventing you from achieving your goals in life?

I have compiled these unique 61 poems and inspirational quotes about life and struggles.

They remind us about living life to the fullest and serve as a reminder of words of strength to uplift you or a friend.

Inspirational Quotes and Poems

struggling with life quotes

  1. I will rise, after every fall, I will rise and stand tall–Sangav Yadav
  2. In all chaotic beauty lies a wounded work of art–Kim McCrea
  3. “Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you.” – Shannon L Alder
  4. We are history in the making–Arielleestoria
  5. “This is the most simple and basic component of life: our struggles determine our successes.” — Mark Manson
  6. “For there are many great deeds done in the small struggles of life.” — Victor Hugo
  7. Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat or struggle for – Marian Wright Edelman
  8. Live to please no one!
  9. If the hurt comes, so will the happiness- Rupi Kaur
  10. Beauty within is the most powerful asset!
  11. Positive anything is better than negative nothing – Elbert Hubbard
  12. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose – Lyndon B. Johnson
  13. My writing comes not from happy moments, but from struggle and grief – Isabel Allende
  14. Find  a place inside where there is joy and the joy will burn out the pain – Joseph Campbell
  15. My dear friend, clear your mind of can’t – Samuel Johnson
  16. Remove all negative phrases from your vocabulary – socialworkhaven.com
  17. You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind – Joyce Meyer
  18. Life is not a struggle. It’s a wiggle.
  19. Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible – Mao Zedong
  20. Every action we take, everything we do, is either a victory or defeat in the struggle to become what we want to be – Ninon de L’Enclose
  21. The world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it; there is nothing purer than that- Ripi Kaur

Life Struggles Quotes

Life struggle quotes

  1. It is okay not to be okay. You will overcome any challenge in life and come out stronger.
  2. You are resilient even in the strongest storm – socialworkhaven.com
  3. You are your biggest cheerleader! Loving yourself is not self-fish! Read my article on  Powerful Self-love Strategies HERE.
  4. You don’t need closure to find happiness again; you need to find reasons to start a new chapter and put down that old book; here is one reason you deserve to be happy- Pierre Alex Jeanty
  5. To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle – William Osler
  6. The triumph can’t be had without the struggle – Wilma Rudolph
  7. There is nothing wrong with tender and strong existing in the same body. It is okay for you to be both- Arielleestoria
  8. A journey of a 1000 miles starts with a single step!
  9. Never give up on your dreams and aspirations.
  10. It is not life that’s complicated, it’s the struggle to guide and control life.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. “There is a strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.” — Aaron Lauritsen
  12. “Life’s a climb. But the view is great.” — Miley Cyrus
  13. Remember, all things shall pass away. Cycles will come and go! – socialworkhaven.com
  14. When the paint splashes, just turn it into a work of art!
  15. “The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.” — Aaron Lauritsen
  16. “Some of the most beautiful things we have in life come from our mistakes.” — Surgeo Bell
  17. “Rise to the challenges that life presents you. You can’t develop genuine character and ability by sidestepping adversity and struggle.” — Daisaku Ikeda
  18. “The reason we struggle with insecurity is that we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” — Steven Furtick
  19. Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  20. “It is not so much about what life hands you, but what you do with what you get.” — Idowu Koyenikan
  21. Who you are is defined by what you’re willing to struggle for.”? — Mark Manson
  22. Inhale, Laugh, Exhale, Repeat- Of all the things that can be taken, do not let your joy be one of them.
  23. I will be stronger than my sadness.” — Jasmine Warga
  24. Keep doing the right. God is building character in you, and you are passing that test. Remember, the greater the struggle, the greater the reward.” — Joel Osteen
  25. “To die, it’s easy. But you have to struggle for life.” – Art Spiegelman
  26. There is magic in your bones, every fiber of you is a miracle.
  27. Life and death; without one, there cannot be the other. For some, it’s short, but they live it like no other. For most, it’s long, and to be happy, they don’t ever bother. Life cannot be lived without the love of others. – Hgr
  28. You know there is something great in you.
  29. You are a pillar, and although the storm may cause you to shake, you will never fall!
  30. The God who created the stars created you, you are a galaxy that produces light!
  31. Even in this dry place, there will be a bloom. Never give up! 

More Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational quotes about life

  1. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did – Mark Twain
  2. If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray
  3. Cherish your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows and live your todays – Anonymous
  4. It doesn’t matter how many people you meet in your life; you just need the real ones who accept you for who you are and help you become who you should be. ― Roy T. Bennett
  5. Quit hanging on to the handrails . . . Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day – Melody Beattie
  6. A lifetime isn’t forever, so take the first chance, don’t wait for the second one! Because sometimes, there aren’t second chances! And if it turns out to be a mistake? So, what! This is life! A whole bunch of mistakes! But if you never get a second chance at something you didn’t take a first chance at? That’s true failure.” ― C. JoyBell C.
  7. Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid. In the past, whenever I had fallen short in almost any undertaking, it was seldom because I had tried and failed. It was because I had let fear of failure stop me from trying at all – Arthur Gordon
  8. One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure – William Feather
  9. Don’t wait. Make memories today. Celebrate your life! – unknown
  10. If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” ― Roy Bennett
  11. Life has no limitations; except the ones you make – Les Brown
  12. Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can – Danny Kaye
  13. The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience – Eleanor Roosevelt
  14. It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts – Adlai Stevenson
  15. Opportunities will come and go, but if you do nothing about them, so will you.” ― Richie Norton

Inspirational Bible Quotes

Life struggle quotes

  1. Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go -Joshua 1:9.
  2. Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you- Deuteronomy 31:6,8
  3. For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11.
  4. One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple. Psalm 27:4.
  5. Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Psalm 34:8.
  6. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17.
  7. What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31.
  8. Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13
  9. The LORD is my shepherd; I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1.

poems of encouragement and strength

Poem About Life Struggles

Poem of encouragement and strength can uplift the spirit.

Reading or listening to a short poem about life struggles can provide insights into why you should not give up on life and face obstacles with positivity.

One of my favourite poems about struggling in life is the one below by Emma Swain.

Within this poem, you can find many motivational quotes for life struggles.

Sometimes you have to push yourself, just get out of bed.

You stay up till late wishing you were dead.

You ask yourself, “why can’t it be someone else instead?

You get tired of all the thoughts in your head.

You lose sight of who you want to be.

You blame yourself, screaming, “Why am I me?”

You wish you could just be free.

Open your eyes and you’ll see

That life is what you make it, and sometimes it’s hard.

We get battered and bruised, mistreated and scared.

We forget what’s important.

We forget our drive.

We all need a focus point,

A reason to survive.

Find your passion.

Find your drive.

Find something that makes you fight,

And you will survive 


When faced with life struggles and challenges, remember you are not in it alone.

You are in charge, and those dark phases will pass by.

Don’t allow yourself to sink into a place of darkness.

Speak to friends and family if you feel overburdened. OR seek professional help, if that is your preferred choice.


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Sebastian August 18, 2020 - 3:39 pm

Thank you for this inspiring and motivating post.
I liked the quote of Jim Rohn.
I think knowing what you want is the first step to success. Because it’s the only way we can find the ways and means to get there with a strong willingness.
Bookmarked your post for future reference. Full of valuable and inspiring quotes.

socialworkhaven August 20, 2020 - 4:03 pm

Hello Sebastian, thanks for stopping by!

Olga Bilkova August 18, 2020 - 5:12 pm

I am sometimes looking for some really good and inspiring quotes, happy I found your site. I really found some great ones here. I truly like this one: ‘Some of the most beautiful things we have in life come from our mistakes’
…That’s so true. And it has to be that way:-)
Thank you

socialworkhaven August 20, 2020 - 3:58 pm

Glad you found it useful Olga. 🙂


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