Life Quotes

Hugh prathe - just when i think i have learned the way to live,...
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau

J danforth quayle - i pledge allegiance to the christian flag and to...
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything both ways save us from thinking.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.
James Taylo

It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived. Life is lived for better or worse in life, and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd than it can be the opposite of absurd, whatever that opposite may be.
Archibald MacLeish
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
Tyron Edwards
Life is a library owned by an author. It has a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne
April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory out of desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain. Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in a forgetful snow, feedingA little life with dried tubers.
T. S. Eliot
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James
Life is a tale told by an idiot - - Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
William Shakespeare
However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest.
Henry David Thoreau
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Life is like an ever - Shifting kaleidoscope - A slight change, and all patterns alter.
Sharon Salzberg
When work is a pleasure, life is a joy When work is a duty, life is slavery.
Maxim Gorky
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
Woody Allen
If you are planning for a year, sow rice if you are planning for a decade, plant trees if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
Chinese Prove
Man supposes that he directs his life and governs his actions, when his existence is irretrievably under the control of destiny.
Johann von Goethe
The purpose of life is to fight maturity.
Dick Werthime
The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.
Chauncey Depew
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen.
Ashley Smith
A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life.
Charles Lindberg
There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing.
Laurens Van der Post, Venture to the Interior (1951)
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
Sooner of later that which is now life shall be poetry, and every fair and manly trait shall add a richer strain to the song.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
Leonard Bernstein
Must be out - Of - Doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life.
Henry David Thoreau
You can never get the smell of smoke out. Like the smell of failure in life.
John Updike, Rabbit Redux
Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui, and after the age of thirty land is seldom seen.
Luke Rhinehart
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.
Alice Walker, Living by the Word, 1988
Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.
Mark Twain
There isnt much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you arent really living without it.
Real Live Preache
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot
We do not first get all the answers and then live in the light of our understanding. We must rather plunge into life meeting what we have to meet and experiencing what we have to experience and in the light of living try to understand. if insight comes at all, it will not before, but only through and after experience.
John Claypool
Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test.... Peace comes through hope.
James E. Faust
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde