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83 Party Quotes to Urge You to Celebrate Life

Daniella Segell
May 26, 2022
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Life can be very challenging sometimes. Unexpected events can be stressful and feel overwhelming. This is why it is essential to celebrate the smallest happy moments. So if you need a little nudge to remember that life can be worth celebrating, here are 83 awesome party quotes.

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You don’t need to constantly consume your favorite liquor and wear your dancing shoes to be reminded that there is plenty in life worth celebrating.

Love, friendships, fun times, and good memories are all perfect reasons to party and celebrate the precious things in life. Even when things seem bleak, finding something as simple as a fun song to dance to can change your mood and perspective.

So whether you're feeling down on your luck, or need a little push in a positive direction, here are 90 quotes to urge you to celebrate life and teach you how to.

Loretta LaRoche's quote: “Life is short, wear your party pants.” | Image: AmoDays

Loretta LaRoche's quote: “Life is short, wear your party pants.” | Image: AmoDays

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LIFE IS A PARTY

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” Oprah Winfrey

“Life is what you celebrate. All of it. Even its end.” Joanne Harris

“Life is short, wear your party pants.” Loretta LaRoche

“Drink and dance and laugh and lie, Love, the reeling midnight through, For tomorrow we shall die! (But, alas, we never do.)” Dorothy Parker

“Life is a party. Dress for it.” Audrey Hepburn

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Nancie J. Carmody's quote:  "I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends." | Image: AmoDays

Nancie J. Carmody's quote: "I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends." | Image: AmoDays

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S. Thompson

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“Life is the best party I've ever been to.” — Arlene Francis

"It's not about going to a party. It's life as a party."Diane Von Furstenberg

"Life changes, and thus, partying changes, and what it means to party evolves as well." Andrew W.K.

“Life… For some it is battle, for others it's dance. For rich it is a party, for poor it is chance!” Nino Varsimashvili

 Nelson Mandela's quote: “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”  | Image: AmoDays

Nelson Mandela's quote: “Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I've lived my life the way I wanted to, whether scaling the mountains, partying long into the night, or having fun playing soccer.” Marat Safin

“Someone said that life is a party. You join in after it's started and leave before it's finished.” Elsa Maxwell

“I know this is war, but the rest of us are trying to pretend it’s a party.” Kristin Cashore

CELEBRATION TIME

“Celebrate every success, but don’t forget to enjoy those scars of failures.” Debasish Mridha

“Celebrate what you’ve accomplished but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.” Mia Hamm

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 Andy Warhol's quote: "I always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party." | Image: AmoDays

Andy Warhol's quote: "I always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party." | Image: AmoDays

“Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” Nelson Mandela

“You gotta fight, for your right, to party.” Beastie Boys

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"If you're not invited to the party, throw your own." Diahann Carroll

"What life expects of us is that we celebrate." José Eduardo Agualusa

"Celebrate your life; you are your own light" Lailah Gifty Akita

Diahann Carroll's quote: "If you're not invited to the party, throw your own."  | Image: AmoDays

Diahann Carroll's quote: "If you're not invited to the party, throw your own." | Image: AmoDays

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"We should celebrate every year that we made it through and every year that we're happier and healthier." — Ellen DeGeneres

"Birthdays come but once a year, celebrate and be of good cheer." — Robert Rivers

“Life is what you celebrate. All of it. Even its end.”Joanne Harris

"Celebrate your day of birth as a special day. Make specific birthday wishes and write it down." — Lailah Gifty Akita

"A holiday cocktail party is where some stranger will learn more about you in an hour than your spouse has learned in a lifetime." Robert Brault

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Marat Safin's quote: “I've lived my life the way I wanted to, whether scaling the mountains, partying long into the night, or having fun playing soccer.” | Image: AmoDays

Marat Safin's quote: “I've lived my life the way I wanted to, whether scaling the mountains, partying long into the night, or having fun playing soccer.” | Image: AmoDays

NIGHT FEVER

“I work hard and I party hard. When I go to work, I know what I am doing, and I do it to the best of my abilities. When I party, I take exactly the same rule book with me.” Rhys Ifans

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"I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends." Nancie J. Carmody

"I always say, one’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party." Andy Warhol

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Katharine Hepburn

“Live for today, plan for tomorrow, party tonight, party tonight.” Drake

Rebecca Black's quote: "Dancing - that's really what I do at parties. I dance and hang out with my friends. That's my partying" | Image: AmoDays

Rebecca Black's quote: "Dancing - that's really what I do at parties. I dance and hang out with my friends. That's my partying" | Image: AmoDays

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"Here's to the nights we don't remember and the friends we won't forget." The Hangover

"I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night, I start spreading rumors to my dogs." Andy Warhol

"Parties are the nightly ritual of the sophisticated society." — Dominick Dunne

“When you're the most happening person at the party, it's time to leave.”Kelly Cutrone

“Falling asleep at a party is a very risky activity.”Steven Magee

Yevgen Rezstov's quote: "I am a party. Everywhere I go is a party!" | Image: AmoDays

Yevgen Rezstov's quote: "I am a party. Everywhere I go is a party!" | Image: AmoDays

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“Sometimes you've got to know when it's time to leave the party.” Victoria Beckham

“At every party, there are two kinds of people – those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.” Ann Landers

“I am that man that will play with the dog at a party.”Nitya Prakash

“It’s not about going to a party. It’s life as a party.” Diane Von Furstenberg

“A little party never killed nobody.” Fergie

Mason Cooley's quote: "Good parties create temporary youthfulness." | Image: AmoDays

Mason Cooley's quote: "Good parties create temporary youthfulness." | Image: AmoDays

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“Spring is nature’s way of saying,‘Let’s party!’” Robin Williams

DINNER PARTIES

"Feast is necessary as a fast." — Lailah Gifty Akita

"One should never refuse an invitation to lunch or dinner, for one never knows what one may have to eat the next day." — Edouard de Pomiane

“You should feel good about making your home nicer for your family and your friends. You should feel great about cooking a good dinner and making a dress for a granddaughter, creating a beautiful birthday party. It's all part of life.”Martha Stewart

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“At a dinner party, one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.”W. Somerset Maugham

Diane Von Furstenburg's quote: "It's not about going to a party. It's life as a party" | Image: AmoDays

Diane Von Furstenburg's quote: "It's not about going to a party. It's life as a party" | Image: AmoDays

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"The party doesn't have to stop just because the dessert has been served." — David Burtka

"I try to greet my friends with a drink in my hand, a warm smile on my face, and great music in the background, because that's what gets a dinner party off to a fun start." Ina Garten

"Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you." — Annie Dillard

“The dying process begins the minute we are born, but it accelerates during dinner parties.” Carol Matthau

PARTY PEOPLE

"Hear no evil, speak no evil, and you won't be invited to cocktail parties."Oscar Wilde

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Monroe Mann's quote: "Sacrifice now. Party later." | Image: AmoDays

Monroe Mann's quote: "Sacrifice now. Party later." | Image: AmoDays

"Dancing – that's really what I do at parties. I dance, and I hang out with friends. That's my partying." Rebecca Black

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"Never be the first to arrive at a party or the last to go home and never, never be both." David Brown

"I am a party! Everywhere I go is a party!" — Yevgen Reztsov.

"Every time a champagne bottle pops, a party angel gets its wings." — Terri Guillemets

"Dance till the stars come down from the rafters: dance, dance, dance till you drop." — W.H. Auden

Kit Harrington's quote: "I love going out, I love partying." | Image: AmoDays

Kit Harrington's quote: "I love going out, I love partying." | Image: AmoDays

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"Good parties create a temporary youthfulness." — Mason Cooley

"One cannot have too large a party." — Jane Austen

"The best way to behave is not to." Abercrombie & Fitch

"Never miss a party…good for the nerves–like celery." F. Scott Fitzgerald

"In LA, people who met each other three months ago at a party are now the closest friends in the whole wide world." Mindy Kaling

"I'm a DJ. I get the party started." Avicii

Kesha's quote: "The party don't start till I walk in." | Image: AmoDays

Kesha's quote: "The party don't start till I walk in." | Image: AmoDays

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"Best dating advice my mom has ever given me: Don't date the life of the party; date the guy who makes sure the life of the party gets home."Claudia Butcher

"Everywhere's a party with me – I'm a factory of good times."Nish Kumar

"Sensuality lies in planning the party. It's in that feeling thought of excitement." Lebo Grand

"At least at parties everybody knows somebody, there's a semblance of vetting and community, friendship." A.D. Aliwat

“Sacrifice now. Party later.” Monroe Mann

The Wicked Witch of The West's quote: "Going so soon? I wouldn't hear of it. Why my little party's only just beginning." | Image: AmoDays

The Wicked Witch of The West's quote: "Going so soon? I wouldn't hear of it. Why my little party's only just beginning." | Image: AmoDays

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“What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.”Phyllis Diller

“I like to go out if there's a party or go to the movies, but I just like hanging out with my buddies and having a good time.” Jean-Luc Bilodeau

“It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.”Maria Sharapova

"I love going out. I love partying.” Kit Harington

“An outside party don't ever stay outside.” Brent Faiyaz

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“DJ Khaled most definitely knows how to rock a party.” Rick Ross

Arlene Francis' quote: "Life is the best party I've ever been to." | Image: AmoDays

Arlene Francis' quote: "Life is the best party I've ever been to." | Image: AmoDays

“It is easy to decide on what is wrong to wear to a party, such as deep-sea diving equipment or a pair of large pillows, but deciding what is right is much trickier.” Lemony Snicket

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“Partying means drinking. It also means playing records by Lou Reed and Chicago, which I thought was a city but is also a band, it turns out.” Ron Currie Jr.

“I'm coming up, so you better get this party started.” Pink

“The party don't start till I walk in.” Kesha

“Going so soon? I wouldn't hear of it. Why my little party's just beginning.”Wicked Witch of the West, Wizard of Oz

Regina Brett's quote: "Life is too short for long pity parties. Get busy living or get busy dying." | Image: AmoDays

Regina Brett's quote: "Life is too short for long pity parties. Get busy living or get busy dying." | Image: AmoDays

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“Partying isn't every aspect to my personality.”Vinny Guadagnino

“Why is partying and having a good time bad?”Tara Reid

“Party spirit enlists a man's virtues in the cause of his vices.”Richard Whately

“Sure, I've done enough partying for ten guys.”John Matuszak

"It is no harm to accept an invitation of a stranger, but better visit an occasion of people we know well." — Toba Beta.

"Life is too short for long pity parties. Get busy living, or get busy dying."Regina Brett.

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Ina Garten's quote: "I try to greet my friends with a drink in my hand, a warm smile on my face, and great music in the background, because that's what gets a dinner party off to a fun start." | Image: AmoDays

Ina Garten's quote: "I try to greet my friends with a drink in my hand, a warm smile on my face, and great music in the background, because that's what gets a dinner party off to a fun start." | Image: AmoDays

Seeing life as one big party may be unrealistic, but it does help to see some joyful and humorous moments as parties. These are moments when we just enjoy being alive with no expectations placed on us.

This is important to do, especially because daily life can become overwhelmingly demanding. When we choose to celebrate the small joyous moments in our lives, our days definitely become brighter, and our lives become that much better.

If you enjoyed these quotes, you'll love this compilation on becoming less egocentric.

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