We get it. Life can be hard.
One moment, you can feel the profoundness of your own life's purpose in every aching atom of your body. Then, suddenly, you're at a loss for just about everything: words, identity, creativity, inspiration. It leaves you feeling confused, alone and like there's nowhere left to go. But we're here to tell you, and we hope you take this to heart: Life, with all its challenges, setbacks, absurdities and tragedies, can still be beautiful and fulfilling.
And if you won't take our word for it, we know a few people who might be a little more convincing. Below, inspire yourself with nine quotes from the world's wisest leaders and change the way you look at your life: