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Top 25 What If Quotes To Open Your Mind

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Quotes about what ifs usually focus on the possibility of one wanting something with uncertainty.

Whether to take a certain road and what if you do take it up? What are the odds that something good might happen or not if you don't take that road up?

Questions like these might end up bothering an individual and it is obvious that we may all face such a situation of 'which way to go' while encountering day to day certain conflicts. It could be a conflict about love, learning, marriage, and so many other topics which can lead to different realizations. These realizations can seem a little eased-off with the help of deep quotes, especially with a what if quote about those particular topics. There are many short and great what if quotes that one can use to motivate themselves. One of the best short what if quotes that makes us think is, "What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?" by Woody Allen.

Check the list below for more such what if quotes to live by like "what if I fall" quotes, or even the extreme thoughts like "what if I die" quotes too. If you want to read another quote article, check out [Keep Going quotes] and [Transcendentalism quotes] too.

Inspirational What If Quotes About Life

Little girl thinking about something intently

A quote that makes you want to live your life as a better life, especially strong life quotes with possibilities, is always inspiring.

1. "You'd think, 'What if I make a mistake today, I'll regret it'. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit, and just see what happens."

- Angelina Jolie.

2. "'What if I fall?', Tim cried. Marilyn laughed. 'Sooner or later, we all do.'"

- Stephen King, 'The Wind Through The Keyhole', 2012.

3. "What if the leaves were to fall a-weeping, and say, 'It will be so painful for us to be pulled from our stalks when autumn comes?' Foolish fear! Summer goes, and autumn succeeds. The glory of death is upon the leaves; and the gentlest breeze that blows takes them softly and silently from the bough, and they float slowly down, like fiery sparks, upon the moss."

- Henry Ward Beecher, 'Life Thoughts' p.110, 1858.

4. "What if you had the ability to make every day the BEST day of your life?"

- Hal Elrod.

5. "What if we had a chance to do it again and again until we finally did get it right? Wouldn't that be wonderful?"

- Kate Atkinson, 'Life After Life', 2013.

6. "Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little coarse and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice? Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks' p.255, 1960.

7. "What if we knew what tomorrow would bring? Would we fix it? Could we?"

- Cecelia Ahern, 'The Book Of Tomorrow', 2011.

8. "Never wait for tomorrow, what if tomorrow never comes?"

- Elvis Presley.

9. "So what if you're not perfect? nobody else is either."

- Joyce Meyer, 'Eat the Cookies... Buy the Shoes', 2010.

Beautiful What If Quotes About Love


This quote list is a perfect find for the ones who look for love that may change their way of living.

10. "What if I bade you leave

The cavern of the mind?

There's better exercise

In the sunlight and wind."

- William Butler Yeats, 'Those Images', 1865-1939.

11. "For the rest of my life, I would always be thinking about her. She would always be my biggest what if."

- Rick Riordan, 'Percy Jackson And The Battle Of The Labyrinth', 2009.

12. "What if you were really meant to be with someone? But you kept messing about and having the Horn and so on and you lost them."

- Louise Rennison.

13. "'What if I lose you?' 'You can't lose your mother, Charley.'"

- Mitch Albom, 'For One More Day', 2009.

14. "It is a risk to love. What if it doesn't work out? Ah, but what if it does."

- Peter McWilliams, 'Catch Me With Your Smile', 1990.

15. "I don't fall in love very easily. It takes a long time, and then when I have fallen in love, I'm still not sure. I'm suspicious of myself. What if tomorrow I don't feel the same? I have to wait, to be sure. And I wait and wait."

- Joey Comeau.

Ironically Funny What If Quotes

Not all what if quotes are deep quotes, this is a funny quote list for little humor in the possibilities.

16. "'And what if I fail?' 'Ah! Then you'll have a story to tell.'"

- Julie Orringer, 'The Invisible Bridge', 2011.

17. "Harry: And what if I wave my wand and nothing happens?

Ron: Throw it away and punch him on the nose."

- J. K. Rowling, 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone', 2001.

18. "But what if music is what escapes when a heart breaks?"

- Jandy Nelson, 'The Sky Is Everywhere', 2010.

19. "What if I never stop inventing?"

- Jonathan Safran Foer, 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close', 2006.

20. "What if someone gave a war and Nobody came?"

- Allen Ginsberg.

21. "What if the Secret to Success is Failure?"

- Paul Tough, 'New York Times', 2011.

What If Quote About Finding Meaning

One may want to look for their purpose, and these quotes could help you find that purpose in life while you work or simply live.

22. "But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder."

- Matt Groening, 'Simpsons Comics Madness', 2003.

23. "'Things usually work out in the end.'

'What if they don't?'

'That just means you haven't come to the end yet.'"

- Jeannette Walls, 'The Glass Castle' p.320, 2007.

24. "But what if all the tranquility, all the comfort, all the contentment were now to come to a horrifying end?"

- Franz Kafka, 'Metamorphosis and Other Stories' p.22, 2003.

25. "What if you just did it your own way? No rules, no right or wrong, just what you think is beautiful?"

- Sandra Magsamen, 'Living Artfully', 2013.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for What If Quotes then you'd surely want to take a look at [You Got This! Quotes], or What You Mean to Me Quotes.

Written By
Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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