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20 Realistic Lifestyle Quotes

With so many people all telling you how to live your life, it's hard to distinguish the helpful tips from the unrealistic ones.

Sure, the idea of quitting your job and traveling for a year seems like a good way to de-stress and recharge - but is it financially possible for most people? Probably not.

On the other hand, some more realistic tips, like making time each day for yourself or committing to regular exercise, can have a big impact on your overall happiness and well-being.

To help you sort through all of the noise, we've compiled a list of 20 realistic lifestyle quotes.

These no-bs quotes are meant to share a bit of insight into how to improve your life and live your best life in a way that's realistic and also achievable.

20 best realistic lifestyle quotes

  1. "Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking." – Steve Jobs

  2. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  3. “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– Soren Kierkegaard

  4. "Live for each second without hesitation." — Elton John

  5. “Don’t allow your past or present condition to control you. It’s just a process that you’re going through to get you to the next level.” – T.D. Jakes

  6. "Find people who will make you better." — Michelle Obama

  7. “I enjoy life when things are happening. I don’t care if it’s good things or bad things. That means you’re alive.” – Joan Rivers

  8. "Living an experience, a particular fate, is accepting it fully." — Albert Camus

  9. "Your image isn’t your character. Character is what you are as a person." — Derek Jeter

  10. "We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams." — Jimmy Carter

  11. "Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart." — Seneca

  12. "In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit." — Anne Frank

  13. “Be nice to people on the way up, because you may meet them on the way down.” – Jimmy Durante

  14. “You’re only human. You live once and life is wonderful, so eat the damned red velvet cupcake.” – Emma Stone

  15. “When it is obvious that goals can’t be reached, don’t adjust the goals, but adjust the action steps.” — Confucius

  16. “The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.” — Confucius

  17. "Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." – Omar Khayyam

  18. "If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of." Bruce Lee

  19. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  20. "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently." —Warren Buffett

My takeaway from these realistic lifestyle quotes is that life is precious and should be lived to the fullest. We only have one life to live, so we might as well make the most of it.

It's also important to be mindful of the choices we make and how they will impact our lives. We should always strive to better ourselves and those around us.

What are your thoughts on these realistic lifestyle quotes? Do you have any favorite quotes of your own that you live by? Share with us in the comments below!


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