Life Quotes

Francis william bourdillon - the mind has a thousand eyes. and the heart but...
If it were possible to talk to the unborn, one could never explain to them how it feels to be alive, for life is washed in the speechless real.
Jacques Martin Barzun

Ralph w. sockman - good habits, which bring our lower passions and...
If I had to live my life over again, I would have a different father, a different wife and a different religion.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life.
Joseph Addison
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes

We know life is futile. A man who considers that his life is of very wonderful importance is awfully close to a padded cell.
Clarence Darrow
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
Charlotte bronte, Jane Eyre, page 62
I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there? s purpose and worth to each and every life.
Ronald Reagan
This is the truth As from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth, even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have life and to him return again.
Maitri Upanishads
The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.
Eugene Kennedy
Fortunately, psychoanalysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself remains a very effective therapist.
Karen Horney
You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty - Four hours of unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive.
Thomas Arnold Bennett
Growth is the only evidence of life.
John Henry Newman
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love, or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Erich Fromm
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Never say never Never is a long, undependable time, and life is too full of rich possibilities to have restrictions placed upon it.
Gloria Swanson
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
Friedrich Von Schlegel
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.
Martha Graham
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Crowfoot
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
Pearl S. Buck
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone? The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
Lin Yutang, O Magazine, October 2002
Custom is the great guide of human life.
David Hume
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.
Okakura Kakuzo
What is this life if, so full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.
W. H. Davies
A good life is a series of joyful meetings and joyful moments.
Francis Bacon
Saying we should keep the two - Party political system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.
Eugene McCarthy
I feel like I can handle a lot of things. I can handle a parasitic infection and separating lesions, arterial sclerosis. But this stuff... I just want to go through life thinking people are happy, naive as that may sound.
Andrew Schneide
As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Benjamin Disraeli
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped.
Arthur Schopenhaue
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - Or are they holding you back.
Clement Stone
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15 - Inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
Ernest Rutheford
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead
The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
Thomas Hobbes, "The Leviathan".
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.
Earl Warren
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - You win some and you lose some.
Ken Keyes
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
This is our purpose to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
Oswald Spengle