65 Lively Quotes On Success In Life

These lively quotes will inspire you. Lively, full of energy and enthusiasm; interesting and exciting or full of life and energy; active and outgoing.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging lively quotes, lively sayings, and lively proverbs.

Best Lively Quotes

  1. “Life is a lively process of becoming.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  2. “I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.” ~ Rita Mae Brown
  3. “The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” ~ Blake Lively
  4. “A fine and beautiful life lies before thee, because thou hast a lively mind and a good wit. Thine arms are very strong and sturdy. Swimming hath helped to make them so, but only because thou hast had the will to do it. Fret not, my son. None of us is perfect. It is better to have crooked legs than a crooked spirit. We can only do the best we can with what we have. That, after all, is the measure of success: what we do with what we have.” ~ Marguerite de Angeli , Lively quotes on life
  5. “A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you. It will come again. Be still. Wait.” ~ Theodore Roethke

  6. “The dinner table is a lively debate, and everybody weighs in in a different way. I like that, though.” ~ Vanessa Kerry
  7. “One should make one’s life a mosaic. Let the general design be good, the colors lively, and the materials diversified.” ~ Marthe Bibesco
  8. “A sense of humor has been linked with longevity. It is a possibility that the mental attitude reflected in a lively sense of humor is an important factor predisposing some people toward long life.” ~ Raymond Moody
  9. “I love being at home and cooking and baking.” ~ Blake Lively
  10. “Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.” ~ Iris Murdoch

  11. “What a shame that Christianity had come here!If the white man had not intruded where he was not wanted, where he did not belong, even now protected by the mountains and the river,the village would have remained a last stronghold of a culture which was almost gone.Mark tried to say that no village,no culture can remain static. I have often thought that if this lively and magnificent land belongs to anyone,it’s to the birds and the fish.They were here long before the first Indian and when the last man is gone from the Earth,it will be theirs again.” ~ Margaret Craven
  12. “The being who, for most men, is the source of the most lively, and even, be it said, to the shame of philosophical delights, the most lasting joys; the being towards or for whom all their efforts tend for whom and by whom fortunes are made and lost; for whom, but especially by whom, artists and poets compose their most delicate jewels; from whom flow the most enervating pleasures and the most enriching sufferings – woman, in a word, is not, for the artist in general… only the female of the human species. She is rather a divinity, a star.” ~ Charles Baudelaire
  13. “Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.” ~ David Hume
  14. “I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.” ~ Lee H. Hamilton
  15. “Women naturally desire the same six things as I; they want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous with money, obedient to the wife, and lively in bed.” ~ Geoffrey Chaucer

  16. “It is of no use to possess a lively wit if it is not of the right proportion: the perfection of a clock is not to go fast, but to be accurate.” ~ Luc de Clapiers
  17. “If I’m not with somebody who really excites or inspires me, then I’d rather be by myself.” ~ Blake Lively , Lively quotes about myself
  18. “Giving presents is one of the most possessive things we do, did you realize that? It’s the way we keep a hold on other people. Plant ourselves in their lives.” ~ Penelope Lively
  19. “It is as hard a thing to maintain a sound understanding, a tender conscience, a lively, gracious, heavenly spirit, and an upright life in the midst of contention, as to keep your candle lighted in the greatest storms.” ~ Richard Baxter
  20. “Nothing prints more lively in our minds than something we wish to forget.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  21. “Everyone thinks their baby is a genius. People find it delightfully refreshing when I tell them, My baby? Totally average. Like, 100 percent average.” ~ Ryan Reynolds
  22. “A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.” ~ Jane Austen
  23. “And in another year everything will be different yet again. It is always like that, and always will be; you are forever standing on the brink, in a place where you cannot see ahead; there is nothing of which to be certain except what lies behind. This should be terrifying, but somehow it is not.” ~ Penelope Lively
  24. “I had a lot of friends in high school, but I was never the wild party girl. Never have been, never plan to be!” ~ Blake Lively , Lively quotes about friends
  25. “I didn’t have a boyfriend until I was 17. There were boys at school that I would find out later had a crush on me but I was too shy to talk to them.” ~ Blake Lively

  26. “I am more convinced than ever that a lively two-party system is essential to our democracy.” ~ Stockwell Day
  27. “If you’re quiet, you’re not living. You’ve got to be noisy and colorful and lively.” ~ Mel Brooks
  28. “There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.” ~ Marquis de Sade
  29. “You can never make someone punctual who is not, or quick who is slow, or lively who wants to plod on carefully. I have learnt that every fault is an exaggerated quality, nothing else.” ~ Elisabeth of Wied
  30. “Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” ~ Hu Jintao

  31. “For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.” ~ James Boswell
  32. “Patriotism is a lively sense of collective responsibility.” ~ Richard Aldington
  33. “Marriage was created not to be a background but to need one. Mine is going to be outstanding. It can’t, shan’t be the setting – it’s going to be the performance, the lively, lovely, glamorous performance, and the world shall be the scenery.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald , Lively quotes love
  34. “Odds are you’re going to like this lively spin on the true story of six MIT mathletes who broke the Vegas Bank. It’s a kick to watch Kevin Spacey and a gifted young cast use smarts to deal audiences a winning hand.” ~ Peter Travers
  35. “A lively and agreeable man has not only the merit of liveliness and agreeableness himself but that also of awakening them in others.” ~ Sir Fulke Greville

  36. “Dear young people, the Church depends on you! She needs your lively faith, your creative charity, and the energy of your hope. Your presence renews, rejuvenates, and gives new energy to the Church.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  37. “Violins are the lively, forward, importunate wits, that distinguish themselves by the flourishes of imagination, sharpness of repartee, glances of satire, and bear away the upper part in every consort.” ~ Richard Steele
  38. “The Christian’s life in all it’s aspects-intellectual and ethical, devotional and relational, upsurging in worship and outgoing in witness-is supernatural; only the Spirit can initiate and sustain it. So apart from him, not only will there be no lively believers and no lively congregations, there will be no believers and no congregations at all.” ~ J. I. Packer
  39. “At first sight, nothing seems more obvious than that everything has a beginning and an end, and that everything can be subdivided into smaller parts. Nevertheless, for entirely speculative reasons the philosophers of Antiquity, especially the Stoics, concluded this concept to be quite unnecessary. The prodigious development of physics has now reached the same conclusion as those philosophers, Empedocles and Democritus in particular, who lived around 500 B.C.E. and for whom even ancient man had a lively admiration.” ~ Svante Arrhenius
  40. “The spring is a lively emblem of the Resurrection.” ~ Anne Bradstreet

  41. “A perpetually new and lively world, but a dangerous one, full of tragedy and injustice.” ~ Joyce Cary
  42. “I feel my disease, and I feel that my want of alarm and lively affecting conviction forms its most obstinate ingredient; I try to stir up the emotion, and feel myself harassed and distressed at the impotency of my own meditations. But why linger without the threshold in the face of a warm and urgent invitation? “Come unto me.” Do not think it is your office to heal one part of the disease, and Christ’s to heal the remainder.” ~ Thomas Chalmers
  43. “I live in one of the coastal cities in Southern California, and every so often I like to take a walk down the boardwalk in Venice during the weekends when it is abuzz with lively activity.” ~ Al Seckel
  44. “The gratitude of place-expectant is a lively sense of future favors.” ~ Robert Walpole
  45. “The Kennedy home was a place of much action and laughter, a lively, brawling mob of children overseen by a mother who knew when to look the other way.” ~ James David Barber

  46. “It is a curious fact, but a fact it is, that your witty people are the most hard-hearted in the world. The truth is, fancy destroys feeling. The quick eye to the ridiculous turns everything to the absurd side; and the neat sentence, the lively allusion, and the odd simile invest what they touch with something of their own buoyant nature. Humor is of the heart, and has its tears, but wit is of the head, and has only smiles – and the majority of those are bitter.” ~ Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  47. “It was Vivaldi’s Mandolin Concerto, Francesca Abraham realized as the radio alarm went off. Lively, unrelentingly upbeat, it was the perfect tempo in which to start the day. Covering her head with a pillow, she reached out blindly and urgently, desperate to shut the damn thing off.” ~ Naomi Ragen
  48. “Either the State forever, crushing individual and local life, taking over in all fields of human activity, bringing with it its wars and its domestic struggles for power, its palace revolutions which only replace one tyrant by another, and inevitably at the end of this development there is … death! Or the destruction of States, and new life starting again in thousands of centers on the principle of the lively initiative of the individual and groups and that of free agreement.The choice lies with you!” ~ Peter Kropotkin
  49. “Like the hollow nothingness within the seed of a tree, which contains the potential of the entire tree, the experience of nothingness in the unmanifest field has within it the lively potential of everything in creation.” ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  50. “Vienna is a handsome, lively city, and pleases me exceedingly.” ~ Frederic Chopin

  51. “I did not myself set a high estimation on wealth, and had the affectation of most young men of lively imagination, who suppose that they can better dispense with the possession of money than resign their time and faculties to the labor necessary to acquire it.” ~ Walter Scott
  52. “There is no disputing that in the eyes of Schlechter, Teichmann, or even Rubinstein, the backward pawn was something more substantial than lively piece play, but in our day the latter is more often preferred.” ~ David Bronstein
  53. “Although drugs are immoral and must be kept from the young, thousands of schools pressure parents to give the drug Ritalin to any lively child who may, sensibly, show signs of boredom in his classroom. Ritalin renders the child docile if not comatose. Side effects? “Stunted growth, facial tics, agitation and aggression, insomnia, appetite loss, headaches, stomach pains, and seizures.” Marijuana would be far less harmful.” ~ Gore Vidal
  54. “If I just think of the churches in my little town here because I’ve been to every one of them, there are 27, there aren’t that many where you walk in and say wow, people are excited about their faith. A lot of them, it’s just what you do on Sunday at 10:00 or 11:00 and that’s not true in other countries. In some other countries, it’s still a very lively, vibrant experience.” ~ Philip Yancey
  55. “Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears; Oh life, no life, but lively form of death; Oh world, no world, but mass of public wrongs.” ~ Thomas Kyd

  56. “Religiously, we longed for the lively life in Christ, but we did not fully see that we were equally longing for the lively life of the mind – the delights of conversation at once serious and gay, which is, whatever its subject, Christ or poetry or history, the ultimately civilized thing.” ~ Sheldon Vanauken
  57. “What passes for political realism may make for lively academic debates. But it often functions, ironically, as a tool of social control, rendering us passive with an analysis that overwhelms and paralyzes us.” ~ Parker J. Palmer
  58. “Dear Lord, I’ve been asked, nay commanded, to thank Thee for the Christmas turkey before us… a turkey which was no doubt a lively, intelligent bird… a social being… capable of actual affection… nuzzling its young with almost human-like compassion. Anyway, it’s dead and we’re gonna eat it. Please give our respects to its family.” ~ Berkeley Breathed
  59. “Only one thing is necessary in your anguish: bear everything with resignation to the Divine Will; for this will help you to attain your eternal salvation. Hope with a lively faith and you will receive everything from Almighty God.” ~ Gerard Majella
  60. “My Hallway” remarked Lord Akeldama,”Has never seen such lively action. And That, my sugarplums, is saying something!” ~ Gail Carriger

  61. “In other words, you’ve got a journey as the plot, but it has to be in a lively environment, being able to create the mood. If you read “Pickman’s Model,” in other words, they’re winding their way through the Boston Streets and [H.P.] Lovecraft researched what was there.” ~ Paul Laffoley
  62. “Hello, Uncle Brother Zachariah,” James said without opening his eyes. “I would say that I’m sorry to bother you, but I’m sure this is the most excitement you’ve had all year. Not so lively in the City of Bones, now is it?” “James!” Will snapped. “Don’t talk to Jem like that.” “As if I am not used to badly behaved Herondales, Brother Zachariah said, in the way Jem had always tried to make peace between Will and the world.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  63. “Fandango was around before the Internet. Fandango is a Spanish-American dance. It’s a lively tempo dance. It’s almost like the tango. That’s what it says in the Merriam-Webster [dictionary]. The second entry is [defined as] ‘tomfoolery.’ That’s what it says in the dictionary, that’s what I go by. I remember Queen saying it too on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ When I was little I never understood what they meant by ‘do the fandango.” ~ DJ Quik
  64. “We began to connect literacy and learning and the lively effects of biblical knowledge and preaching pretty early. That was a tremendous impact.” ~ Michael Eric Dyson
  65. “Self-esteem is for sissies. Accept that you’re a pimple and try to keep a lively sense of humor about it. That way lies grace – and maybe even glory.” ~ Tom Robbins

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