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Funny Quotes About Life

20 funny, inspirational quotes about life to put a smile on your face.

Blackboard with a funny quote about life

“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.” Dave Barry

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” Mae West

“Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” Tom Stoppard

“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what is empty. Empty what is full. Scratch where it itches.” Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” Mark Twain

“It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.” Maureen Dowd

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw

“If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” Steven Wright

“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.” Robert Benchley

“You know you’ve reached middle age when you’re cautioned to slow down by your doctor, instead of by the police.” Joan Rivers

“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.” Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes

“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office.” Robert Frost

“Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.” Oscar Wilde

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” Truman Capote

“You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.” Woody Allen

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” Terry Pratchett

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” Reba McEntire

“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” Robert Frost

“Life is like a box of chocolates.” Forrest Gump


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