WELLNESS
07/29/2014 04:21 pm ET Updated Jul 29, 2014

9 Inspiring Quotes About Wisdom That Will Change The Way You See Your Life

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:

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