life is what you make it

Life is what you make it is an old saying about the importance of improving your own life through your actions rather than relying on other things or other people to change it for you. This is often to spoken to someone who Is negative or cynical about their own life. It is a way to tell them that their life is what they make it to be in regards to improving their own life based on the actions they make and the work they put into it.