33 Quotes About Realizing What Matters

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When it comes to your end of life, realizing what matters most will help you to keep things in perspective. These quotes about realizing what matters will help to inspire you.

“As life goes on .. You start to realize who matters, who never mattered, and who never will matter.”

“Behold how the stream flows to the sea, and the flowing waters will return no more; thus, my brother, do your days pass away, and you approach to death; pleasures pass, amusements pass, pomp, praises, acclamations pass; and what remains?”

“Consult your memory to know what matters most in your life.”

“Create. Not for the money. Not for the fame. Not for the recognition. But for the pure joy of creating something and sharing it.”

“Don’t ever be afraid to show who you really are, because as long as you are happy with yourself, no one else’s opinion matters.”

“For at the end of the day, what matters is never the wine, it’s always the moment; it’s always the people.”

“Good looks fade. But a good heart keeps you beautiful forever.”

“I don’t need a perfect life. I just want to be happy, surrounded by good people who love me for who I am.”

“I’ve never been motivated by money – it doesn’t drive Me.”

“If your best friends do not read books, they reads you.”

“I’m beginning to think that maybe it’s not just how much you love someone. Maybe what matters is who you are when you’re with them.”

“It is not what we have that matters; what matters is what we give away with love.”

“It is not your beauty, success or money that should define you; neither should your church calling, your charitable contributions or talents.”

“It’s not who you are in your life, it’s who you have by your side that matters…”

“Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.”

“No man ever followed his genius till it misled him. Though the result were bodily weakness, yet perhaps no one can say that the consequences were to be regretted, for these were a life in conformity to higher principles.”

“Perspective is as simple as answering this question: If I had 5 months to live would I experience this problem differently?”

“Real women fight for something, other than their own emotions.”

“That’s the good thing about it. Nothing counts except what’s goin’ on around you.”

“The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.”

“There are no lessons to be learned from the past. This is the first thing I learned from it. There is nothing back then that there isn’t here now.”

“There are so many battles worth fighting for. The ones not worth fighting are the insecure battles that rage in another person’s mind.”

“There are three things in life… not worrying what they are, not caring what others may think they are, and enjoying the wonder of what they might be.”

“There comes a moment when you realize what matters the most in your life. Let that moment be now and that matter be your love and kindness.”

“There comes a point in your life when you realize who matters, who never did, who won’t anymore, and who always will. And in the end you learn who is fake, who is true and who would risk it all for you.”

“Time flies, whether you’re wasting it or not.”

“Truth changes with the season of our emotions. It is the shadow that moves with the phases of our inner sun.”

“We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter.”

“Who you are is what makes you special. Don’t change for anyone. Maintain your identity, that matters most.”

“Worry does not keep it from raining tomorrow, but it does keep it from being sunny today.”

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”

“Your life is like a coin. You can spend it anyway you want, but only once. Make sure you invest it and don’t waste it. Invest it in something that matters to you and matters for eternity.”

“Your love life is insignificant when it comes to raising your children to be respectable human beings.”

In the end, the things that matter most are always going to be the good things.