100 Best Ever Lost Quotes To Find Your Way Back

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Mar 19, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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In life, everyone, at some point, would have felt a little lost or not sure where they're heading, and there is nothing to be ashamed of in accepting this.

We have to realize this, get into action mode and rebound instead of getting carried away with the negative thoughts. We need to focus on ourselves, motivate, and empower ourselves to move forward.

Some of the uplifting quotes after feeling lost are listed below. If you are interested in similar quotes, then also check trust the process quotes and keep going quotes.

Feeling Lost In Life Quotes

When you realize and visualize your purpose in life, everything else falls into place. Here are some feeling lost and alone quotes that will help you get through whatever it is and find meaning in life.

1. "Sorrow looks back. Worry looks around. Faith looks up."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

2." Tough times never last, but tough people do."

-Robert H. Schuller.

3. "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."

-Maya Angelou.

4."The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision."


5."You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one."

-Bob Parson.

6."We can easily forget a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."


7."If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced."

-Vincent Van Gogh.

8." To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found."

-Alex Ebert.

9." We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us." -Joseph Campbell.

10." We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action."

-Dr. Henry Link.

11." To get lost is to learn the way."

-African Proverb.

12." When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone."

-Fiona Apple.

13."One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day. Similarly, one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy."


14."If you don’t like the road you’re walking, pave another one."

-Dolly Parton.

15."When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."

-Henry Ford.

16."Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

-George Bernard Shaw.

17."After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb."

-Nelson Mandela.

18."Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

-T.S. Eliot.

19."Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful."

-Joshua J. Marine.

20." Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today."

-Will Rogers.

21." When you’re feeling lost, take heart. It’s just your brain gathering the information it needs to make good decisions."

-Josh Kaufman.

22."Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves."

-Henry David Thoreau.

23." The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere."

-Michel de Montaigne.

24." When all else is lost, the future still remains."

-Christian Nestell Bovee.

25." You must do the things you think you cannot do."

-Eleanor Roosevelt.

26."Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

-Albert Einstein.

27."Life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes. It’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess up."

-Marilyn Monroe.

28."It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty."

-Dalai Lama.

29."I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to."

-Jimi Hendrix.

30."You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself."

-'The Wizard Of Oz'.

31."Happiness is not something readymade. It comes with your own actions."

-Dalai Lama.

32. "Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out."

-John Wooden.

33."Self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously."

-Tom Robbins.

34."There are two ways to live your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle."

-Albert Einstein.

35."Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears."

-Demi Lovato.

36."Life is 10% what you experience and 90% how you respond to it."

-Dorothy M. Neddermeyer.

37."Leave your front door and your back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don’t serve them tea."

-Shunryu Suzuki.

38."You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

-C.S. Lewis.

39."Embrace the glorious mess that you are."

-Elizabeth Gilbert.

40."You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say: I’m proud of what I am and who I am."

-Mariah Carey.

Lost Love Quotes

Failing in love might be the most painful experience, but not the end. We need to learn from this and move on. Below are some love lost and found quotes to mend your broken heart.

Love make life live

41."One day you will ask me which is more important, my life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life."

-Kahlil Gibran.

42."Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass – It’s about learning how to dance in the rain."

-Vivian Greene.

43."A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along."

-J.S.B. Morse.

44."To love and win is the best thing; to love and lose, the next best."

-William Thackeray.

45." When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, 'What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it?' "

-Shannon L. Alder.

46."It’s better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."

-Alfred Lord Tennyson.

47. " If I have loved, so deeply the wrong heart; I am content in knowing the greatest love I will ever experience, hasn’t even begun yet."

-Nikki Rowe.

48."I have loved deeply. I have lost intensely. I will never love again. I get that love by people who care for me."

-Richard Simmons.

49."There can’t be a perfect replacement for those we lost, whom we love so much. But there’s always a kind replacement, strong and caring enough to take us through those lonely moments."

-Terry Mark.

50."I have loved and I have lost and I’m starting to believe; it’s okay. Sometimes what we 'think' is best for us, is only the beginning of what is truly 'meant' for us."

-Nikki Rowe.

51."You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back."

-Barbara De Angelis.

52."People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime. "

-Ethel Person.

53." You can love someone so much. But you can never love people as much as you can miss them."

- John Green.

54."I thought when love for you died, I should die. It's dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on."    

-Rupert Brooke.

55."Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened."

-Dr. Seuss.

56."Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future."

-Daphne Rose Kingma.

57."If you’ve fallen down, today is the day you can get back up and try again."

-Amelie Chance.

58." When it’s gone, you’ll know what a gift love was. You’ll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it. "

-Ian McEwan.

59." Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

-Washington Irving.

60."Never let a bad person change your inner goodness."

-Karen Salmansohn.

61." The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”

-Steve Maraboli.

62."Maybe if we all looked up at the sky and said, ‘I love you’ every night, we’d learn what love without expectations feels like. Nobody owns the stars."

-Erin Van Vuren.

63."When you have your heart broken for the first time, you gain depth."

-Sienna Miller.

64."Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for."

-Mandy Hale.

65." The best way to heal a broken heart, it turns out, is to find a way to move past the hurt."

-Mary Kay Andrews.

66."When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can’t make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time."

-April Mae Monterrosa.

67."One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones."

-Turcois Ominek.

68."Never love anybody that treats you like you’re ordinary."

-Oscar Wilde.

69."You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them, but still move on without them."

-Mandy Hale.

70."Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities."

-Patti Roberts.

Lost Soul Quotes

Being a lost soul can be disheartening. We have collected the best collection of lost souls-quotes, which let us empathize with those in despair.

71."I am a lost soul. We do wail."

-Roger Zelazny.

72."I’m just a lost soul, belongs to nowhere."


73." Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever. "

-Charles Xavier.  

74." What was a demon but a lost soul, one that had been forced to use his skills to survive."

-Alice Hoffman.

75."I believe each of us is a pilgrim in our own way; we are all lost souls, trying to find our way home."

-Seth Adam Smith.

76."Lost is not the place, it’s a soul in paralysis, waiting to feel moved.”


77."Lost soul, broken heart, shattered dreams, with a motivation to win."

-Silent Queen.

78." I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

-Vincent Van Gogh.

79."It’s easier to get over a lost body than a lost soul."

-Joshua Prager.

Lost Everything Quotes

When you lose something or everything, it is an opportunity to start filling it up with new things. When you feel lost, these quotes will motivate you to rebound.

80."Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go."

-Hermann Hesse.

81."At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad."

-Lemony Snicket.

82." When you lose something in your life, stop thinking it's a loss for you. It is a gift you have been given so you can get on the right path to where you are meant to go, not to where you think you should have gone."

-Suze Orman.

83." There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

-Anaïs Nin.

84." The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything but they make the most of everything."

-Sam Cawthorn.

85." When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty."

-W. C. Fields.

86." When you think that you lost everything you find out you can always lose a little more."

-Bob Dylan.

87."When people have nothing left to lose, and they've lost everything, they lose it."

-Gerald Celente.

88."Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose."

-Evan Esar.

89."Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

-M. Kathleen Casey.

90."Money lost, something lost. Honor lost, much lost. Courage lost, everything lost-better you were never born."

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

91."Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over."

-Guy Finley.

92."When life seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness."

-Kid Cudi.

93." When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

-Alexander Graham Bell.

94."Sadness flies away on the wings of time."

-Jean de La Fontaine.

95."Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together."

-Marilyn Monroe.

96."Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant."

-Paulo Coelho.

97."We haven't lost everything if we haven't lost our hope."

-Cecelia Ahern.

98."It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped."

-Anthony Robbins.

99."I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength."

-Alex Elle.

100."Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up."

-Genevieve Rhode.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for lost quotes, then why not take a look at universe quotes, or you're not alone quotes.

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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