Do you know any Italian phrases about life?

There are quite a lot of nice Italian phrases about life that you might have found and liked: lovely inspirational quotes taken from the popular wisdom or written by great authors, actors, poets or film directors. Most phrases are very well known in English and in other languages as well, which could help you understand them better.

Some of these phrases are very common in speaking, so they might be very useful in conversation: Italian speakers often use some sayings to express their opinion or to put more emphasis on what they say. Quoting famous authors is something that we often do, so you might have heard some of these sayings many times!

Here you have some common ones!

La vita è bella –> Life is beautiful

Così è la vita –> That’s life

Finché c’è vita, c’è speranza –> As long as there is life, there is hope

Vivi e lascia vivere –> Live and let live

Lascia che la vita ti sorprenda –> Let life surprise you

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La vita è quello che ti succede mentre sei impegnato a fare altri progetti –> Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. (John Lennon)

La vita è per il 10% quello che ti accade e per il 90% come reagisci –> Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react (Charles R. Swindoll)

La vita è come un’eco: se non ti piace quello che vedi, devi cambiare il messaggio che invii –> Life is like an echo: if you do not like what you see, you have to change the message you send (James Joyce)

All really lovely, aren’t they? Do you know more quotes about life?

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