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Some of the best life advice is fun and lighthearted. Many of the wisest people in history have looked at life with a positive, easy-going attitude.

In spirit of this, there is amazing wisdom hidden in fun and lighthearted quotes about life. Often some of the greatest truths are also funny and can bring a smile to our faces.

In this post, I’ve compiled 52 lighthearted and fun quotes about life to make you think.

Some of these quotes are short and witty, others will make you laugh, and others will inspire you to have fun and enjoy life..

No matter your takeaway, I hope these quotes leave you with a smile on your face, knowing that life is good and is something to be enjoyed.

1. Let it produce joy

“Do anything, but let it produce joy.”

Walt Whitman

2. Trust who you are

After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are.

— Shrek

3. Sane is boring

“Sane is boring.”

— R.A. Salvatore

4. And yet, I’m happy

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?

Charles Schulz

5. How much do you enjoy?

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”

Charles Spurgeon

6. I’m sick of following my dreams

“I’m sick of following my dreams, man. I’m just going to ask where they’re going and hook up with ’em later.”

-Mitch Hedberg

7. Make God laugh

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”

— Woody Allen

8. Be young and stupid

“To be old and wise, you need to first be young and stupid.”


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9. Keep taking chances

“Just keep taking chances and having fun.”

Garth Brooks

10. Life is a gift- enjoy it

“The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now, to the fullest. Do what matters, now.”

― Leo Babauta

11. A wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone

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

– Reba McEntire

12. Funny quote on remaining silent

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

-Abraham Lincoln

13. Wasting time

“I cannot afford to waste my time making money.”

Louis Agassiz

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14. Funny career quote on having no talent

“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

15. The ingredients for success

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”

Mark Twain

16. Don’t take life too seriously

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard

17. When life gives you lemons

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. “

– Ron White

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18. Funny quote on going to the office

“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

19. The key to success

“The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm.”

Malcolm Forbes

20. Go after inspiration

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

Jack London

21. Recognize that you’re having fun

“When you start recognizing that you’re having fun, life can be delightful.”

Jane Birkin

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22. You decide where you’ll go

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.”

Dr. Seuss

23. Too much of a good thing

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

Mae West

24. Have fun in life

“Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.”

Eileen Caddy

25. Finish what you start

“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

26. Fear and having fun

“There’s no fear when you’re having fun.”

– Will Thomas

27. Listen, smile, agree…

“Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“

Robert Downey Jr.

28. A groundbreaking discovery

“I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.”

John Green

29. The power of having fun

“When fun gets deep enough, it can heal the world.”

the Oaqui

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30. On being two-faces

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”

-Abraham Lincoln

31. Forgive your enemies

“Always forgive your enemies — nothing annoys them so much.”

— Oscar Wilde

32. Having fun at work

“I think I’ll work all my life. When you’re having fun, why stop having fun?”

Helen Thomas

33. Laugh about it now

“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”

— Marie Osmond

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34. Women who seek to be equal

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.”

Marilyn Monroe

fun quotes about life

35. The cure for boredom

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

Dorothy Parker

36. One day at a time

“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”

-Abraham Lincoln

37. Spark of madness

You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.

— Robin Williams

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38. Who’s going to stop me?

“The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.”

Ayn Rand

39. Hard work

“It’s true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?”

Ronald Reagan

40. Don’t be humble

“Don’t be so humble — you are not that great.”

— Golda Meir

41. Haters are just confused admirers

“Haters are just confused admirers because they can’t figure out the reason why everyone loves you.”

Jeffree Star

42. Astrology

“I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.”

-Arthur C. Clarke

43. Smartest person in the room

“If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room.”

— Confucius

44. Fun doing the impossible

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

— Walt Disney

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45. Don’t waste a minute

“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window. Or break down a door.”

— Brooke Shields

46. Failure is like fertilizer

“A failure is like fertilizer; it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future.”

Denis Waitley

47. Motivation doesn’t last

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.”

Zig Ziglar

48. Enjoy your life

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.”

Audrey Hepburn

49. Laugh at yourself

“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh – at yourself.”

Ethel Barrymore

50. Follow your passion

“Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that.”

— Ellen DeGeneres

51. You are not too small

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.”

Betty Reese

52. Today was good

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”

Dr. Seuss

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Closing Thoughts

Take this as your sign to go and enjoy the rest of your day! Today is a gift, and you should find some time to smile and enjoy yourself.