65 Worthwhile Quotes On Success In Life

These worthwhile quotes will inspire you. Worthwhile, being worth the time or effort spent or worth the time, money, or effort spent; of value or importance.

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

Best Worthwhile Quotes

  1. “Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.” ~ Hamilton Holt
  2. “Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” ~ Lou Holtz
  3. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” ~ Amelia Earhart
  4. “Everything that’s really worthwhile in life came to us free – our minds, our souls, our bodies, our hopes, our dreams, our ambitions, our intelligence, our love of family and children and friends and country.” ~ Earl Nightingale , Worthwhile quotes life
  5. “With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.” ~ Muhammad Ali Jinnah

  6. “Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  7. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.” ~ Brian Tracy
  9. “Creativity is a great motivator because it mades people interested in what they are doing.” ~ Edward de Bono
  10. “Nothing that’s worthwhile is ever easy. Remember that.” ~ Nicholas Sparks

  11. “We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” ~ Albert Einstein
  12. “The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.” ~ Aristotle
  13. “Anything truly worthwhile does not come easy. If it did, it would not be all that worthwhile.” ~ Jack Lemmon
  14. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  15. “Nothing that is worthwhile is ever easy.” ~ Indira Gandhi

  16. “Decide…whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” ~ Amelia Earhart
  17. “You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.” ~ Brian Tracy
  18. “Pleasure alone makes existence worthwhile. A pleasure-seeker has a difficult time parting from life.” ~ Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
  19. “Every day some new fact comes to light – some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction. I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing.” ~ Robert Falcon Scott
  20. “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” ~ Vince Lombardi

  21. “You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being – not because anybody says so, not because you’re successful, not because you make a lot of money – but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  22. “Do you often feel like parched ground, unable to produce anything worthwhile? I do. When I am in need of refreshment, it isn’t easy to think of the needs of others. But I have found that if, instead of praying for my own comfort and satisfaction, I ask the Lord to enable me to give to others, an amazing thing often happens – I find my own needs wonderfully met. Refreshment comes in ways I would never have thought of, both for others, and then, incidentally, for myself.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot.
  23. “Ah, that we lack the courage of our romantic convictions; and thereby miss the wine of life, forgoing the very thing that makes living worthwhile.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  24. “Play the hand you’re dealt.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru
  25. “Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone.” ~ Edward de Bono

  26. “All have disappointments, all have times when it isn’t worthwhile.” ~ John H. Johnson
  27. “A woman needs to be told she is beautiful. She needs to be told she is valued. She needs to be told she is worthwhile.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  28. “Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit.” ~ Chris Burkard
  29. “There is no more compelling motivation to worthwhile endeavor than the knowledge that we are children of God, that God expects us to do something with our lives, and that He will give us help when help is sought.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  30. “Leaders are made, they are not born” ~ Vince Lombardi

  31. “When you’re a dreamer, heart break and failure come with the territory, but I can tell you it’s worth it, because it’s a way of living that is both moving and memorable.” ~ Lauren Fleshman
  32. “Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.” ~ Edward de Bono
  33. “Adventure is worthwhile.” ~ Aristotle
  34. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  35. “Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.” ~ Ovid

  36. “Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile, I caught hell for.” ~ Earl Warren
  37. “I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society – and well worth fighting for.” ~ Helen Suzman
  38. “You play the hand you’re dealt. I think the game’s worthwhile.” ~ Christopher Reeve
  39. “I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning. If you knew when you began a book what you would say at the end, do you think that you would have the courage to write it? What is true for writing and for love relationships is true also for life. The game is worthwhile insofar as we don’t know what will be the end.” ~ Michel Foucault , Worthwhile quotes work
  40. “What do you do with what you’re given, and how do you transform it into something worthwhile?” ~ Donald Fagen

  41. “Profound question is how do you measure the non-skills component of what goes on in schools: values, curiosity, critical thinking, and so on. That’s very tough. Maybe everything worthwhile can’t be measured.” ~ Nicholas Lemann
  42. “Life is very short. You have to know what is the single most important thing in your life; stay focused on the mission; everything else is secondary. Don’t wait too long for the perfect condition to appear before taking action – there is no such thing as the ideal situation. You create the opportunity and make the most of the talent God has given you. At the end of your life, you want to look back and say, “It’s been all worthwhile. I have tried my best.”” ~ Khoo Swee Chiow , Worthwhile quotes waiting
  43. “There is a direct relationship between your own level of self-esteem and the health of your personality. The more you like and respect yourself, the more you like and respect other people. The more you consider yourself to be a valuable and worthwhile person, the more you consider others to be valuable and worthwhile as well. The more you accept yourself just as you are, the more you accept others just as they are.” ~ Brian Tracy
  44. “I think love is one of those things that it’s only really bad because it was once good. You can’t miss something that was never amazing. So, what I’ve learned is that even if it ends badly, it’s worth it if it made you feel something, if it taught you something.” ~ Taylor Swift
  45. “I’ve always accepted applause as making me feel worthwhile. I hope I die being applauded. Just put a chaise longue under me and let me go.” ~ Eartha Kitt

  46. “Curiosity is my natural state and has led me headlong into every worthwhile experience (never mind the others) I have ever had.” ~ Alice Walker
  47. “Stories are attempts to share our values and beliefs. Storytelling is worthwhile when it tells what we stand for.” ~ Simon Sinek
  48. “The pursuit of meaning, not happiness, is what makes life worthwhile.” ~ Tom Rath
  49. “Apparently there is no profit in the unique, or not enough to make it worthwhile to preserve. Ultimately it drains the life out of us, and existentialism starts to make more and more sense.” ~ Lewis Black
  50. “The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.” ~ Denis Waitley

  51. “Dirk turned on the car wipers, which grumbled because they didn’t have quite enough rain to wipe away, so he turned them off again. Rain quickly speckled the windscreen. He turned on the wipers again, but they still refused to feel that the exercise was worthwhile, and scraped and squeaked in protest.” ~ Douglas Adams
  52. “There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,–when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation.” ~ Kate Chopin
  53. “The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.” ~ Fred Rogers
  54. “As you read my stories of long ago I hope you will remember that things truly worthwhile and that will give you happiness are the same now as they were then. It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder
  55. “I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?” ~ Annie Lennox

  56. “We start off with high hopes, then we bottle it. We realise that we’re all going to die, without really finding out the big answers. We develop all those long-winded ideas which just interpret the reality of our lives in different ways, without really extending our body of worthwhile knowledge, about the big things, the real things. Basically, we live a short disappointing life; and then we die. We fill up our lives with shite, things like careers and relationships to delude ourselves that it isn’t all totally pointless.” ~ Irvine Welsh
  57. “Progress does not have to be patented to be worthwhile. Progress can also be measured by our interactions with nature and its preservation. Can we teach children to look at a flower and see all the things it represents: beauty, the health of an ecosystem, and the potential for healing?” ~ Richard Louv
  58. “Tr…ooooo…luv…’ Fezzik grabbed onto Inigo in panic and they both pivoted, staring at the man in black, who was silent again. ‘”True love,” he said,’ Inigo cried. ‘You heard him – true love is what he wants to come back for. That’s certainly worthwhile.’ ‘Sonny, don’t you tell me what’s worthwhile – true love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops. Everybody knows that.” ~ William Goldman
  59. “Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  60. “Oh, I adore to cook. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way.” ~ Truman Capote

  61. “He chose a certain path in life, it proved to be a misguided one, but there, he chose it, he can say that at least. As for myself, I cannot even claim that. You see, I trusted. I trusted in his lorship’s wisdom. All those years I served him, I trusted I was doing something worthwhile. I can’t even say I made my own mistakes. Really – one has to ask oneself – what dignity is there in that?” ~ Kazuo Ishiguro
  62. “Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile.” ~ David Morrell
  63. “Average. It was the worst, most disgusting word in the English language. Nothing meaningful or worthwhile ever came from that word.” ~ Portia de Rossi
  64. “To think that only faultless people are worthwhile seems like an incredible exclusion of almost everything of deep value in the human saga. Sometimes I can’t believe the narrowness that has been attributed to God in terms of what he would approve and disapprove.” ~ Marilynne Robinson
  65. “So I didn’t adopt Homer because he was cute and little and sweet, or because he was helpless and needed me. I adopted him because when you think you see something so fundamentally worthwhile in someone else, you don’t look for the reasons – like bad timing or a negative bank balance – that might keep it out of your life. You commit to being strong enough to build your life around it, no matter what. In doing so, you begin to become the thing you admire.” ~ Gwen Cooper

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