Life Quotes

Eugene delacroix - do all the work you can; that is the whole...
Life must be lived as play.
Plato

Wayne w dye - stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. live this...
It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
Oscar wilde, Quoted in Ellmann
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson
The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte

We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, speech, April 2, 1957
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
Agnes de Mille
Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
There are many people who reach their conclusions about life like schoolboys: they cheat their master by copying the answer out of a book without having worked the sum out for themselves.
S? ren Kierkegaard
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
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
Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people.
Mary S. Calderone
We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language.... We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a common goal of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music.
Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail (1979)
Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour - By - Hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
Laurence J. Pete
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
Marquis de Condorcet
His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN!
William Shakespeare
Life is a disease; and the only diference between one another is the stage of the disease at which he lives.
George Bernard Shaw
A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life.
Charles Lindberg
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Unknown
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adle
Are you bored with life Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Dale Carnegie
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
The artist has one function - - To affirm and glorify life.
W. Edward Brown
A well written life is almost as rare as a well spent one.
Thomas Carlyle
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
Horace
That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
Paul Tournie
Remember this, very little is needed to make a happy life.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Life is full of obstacle illusions.
Grant Frazie
Life - Transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
Bell Hooks, O Magazine, December 2003
Life is short. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly.
Robert Doisneau
You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good do good. Be kind be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.
Swami Sivanada
Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.
Albert Einstein
While we have the gift of life, it seems to me that only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity, or our glorious uniqueness.
Gilda Radne
Life is a risk.
Diane Von Furstenberg
Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life.
W. E. B. Du Bois, last message to the world, 1957
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Daniel Boorstin