Life Quotes

Erica jong, o magazine, 2003 - a book burrows into your life in a very profound...
In later life, as in earlier, only a few persons influence the formation of our character the multitude pass us by like a distant army.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte

Harriet lerne - intimate relationships cannot substitute for a...
It is not growing like a tree in bulk doth make man better be Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere, A lily of a day is fairer in May Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant of flower and light, In small proportions we just beauties see And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Benjamin Johnson
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem - And in my esteem age is not estimable.
George Gordon Byron
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
Ernestine Ulme

At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, I was always happy. Hopefully we will be able to say, I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments.
Barbara DeAngelis
Life is like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded.
Fulton John Sheen
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction for the life of man.
Charles Caleb Colton
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - And to put its trust in life.
Joseph Conrad
Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.
Deepak Chopra
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes the whole universe for a vast practical joke.
Herman Melville
Time goes by so fast, people go in and out of your life. You must never miss the opportunity to tell these people how much they mean to you.
From the last episode of "Cheers".
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.
Ann Landers
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
M. R. Vincent
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things Knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
Amelia Earhart
A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.
Jawaherlal Nehru
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
George Will
Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
D. H. Lawrence
A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
Benjamin H. Brewste
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
George Bernard Shaw
The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.
John Updike
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Aristotle
As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land but the fame that comes after is oblivion.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The aim of sadism is to transform a man into a thng, something animate into something inanimate, since by complete and absolute control the living loses one essential quality of life - Freedom.
Erich Fromm
Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one.
H. L. Mencken
And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.
Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - The world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Mille
Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today, and you make your tomorrow.
L. Ron Hubbard, Book: The Creation of Human Ability
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
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
As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Zarya, 1994
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
Richard M. DeVos
If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
A. P. Gouthey
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs (1914)
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
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Kahlil Gibran
There are men I could spend eternity with. but not this life.
Kathleen Norris
There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.
Frederika Breme