Do you want to impress your WhatsApp contacts with an inspiring or thoughtful quote? Then we have a few of the best for you right here, which you can use as your WhatsApp status or indeed it on your Instagram, Twitter or Facebook account. Whatever you like really.

Thoughtful quotes for your WhatsApp status

You can copy and paste the following quotes, or let them inspire you to create your own status message, garnished with some matching emoji perhaps. 

  • Learn to appreciate what you have before time teaches you to appreciate what you had. (Ziad K. Abdelnour)
  • When life gives you lemons, make lemonade (attributed to Elbert Hubbard)
  • One sees clearly only with the heart. The essential is invisible to the eyes. (The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Euxpéry)
  • It's not about how high you can jump, but how high you think you can jump. (Julia Engelmann)
  • Learn all there is to learn and then choose your own path. (Georg Friederic Handel)
  • There are only two days in your life that you cannot change anything: yesterday and tomorrow. (Dalai Lama)
  • The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become. (Mark Twain)
  • The bigger the rooftop damage, the better the view of the stars.
  • Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. (Dr Seuss)
  • Everything you can imagine is real. (Pablo Picasso)
  • A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. (William Shakespeare)
  • Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. (Sophia Loren)
  • Youth is wasted on the young. (George Bernard Shaw)
  • You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. (C.S Lewis)
  • You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. (Mae West)
  • For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you. (Joyce Meyer)
  • Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • Happiness can exist only in acceptance. (George Orwell)
  • Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours. (Yogi Berra)
  • Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. (William Blake)
  • Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. (Oscar Wilde)
  • Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant an apple tree today. (allegedly by Martin Luther)
  • It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. (Henry David Thoreau)
  • Kindness is love in work clothes. (Nicky Gumbel)
  • Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are. (Will Ferrell)
  • Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. (Henry Ford)

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