Life Quotes

P. g. wodehouse, the man upstairs (1914) - it is a good rule in life never to apologize. the...
Whoever destroys a single life is as guilty as though he had destroyed the entire world and whoever resues a single life earns as much merit as though he had rescued the entire world.
The Talmud

Woody allen - seventy percent of success in life is showing up....
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - And to put its trust in life.
Joseph Conrad
If life deals you lemons, why not go kill someone with the lemons maybe by shoving them down his throat.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

Rest not Life is sweeping by go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.
Johann von Goethe
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead
My life needs a rewinderase button. - Calvin.
Bill Watterson
The actual God of many Americans... is simply the current of American life.
C. H. Cooley
The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.
Leo Tolstoy
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Sir Winston Churchill
When you understand what you see, you will no longer be children. You will know that life is pain, that each of us hangs always upon the cross of himself. And when you know that this is true of every man, woman and child on earth, you will be wiser.
Whittaker Chambers
Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, August 2004
There is more stupidity then hydrogen in the universe and it has a longer shelf life.
Frank Zappa
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings
Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Thomas Browne
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
Agnes de Mille
Most of the luxuries and many of the so - Called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
Henry David Thoreau
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Arthur Ashe
With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, O Magazine, October 2003
Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life.
Adele Brookman
O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console to be understood as to understand to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive it is in pardoning that we are pardoned and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
Saint Francis of Assisi
When we hold back on life, life holds us back.
Mary Manin Boggs
Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.
Bette Davis
Courageous risks are life - Giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are.
Joan L. Curcio
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Stephen King
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butle
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others.
William Hazlitt
God, I don? t have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 26, 2002
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
Lawrence George Durrell
No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime.
Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura radio show
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
W. Somerset Maugham
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
Albert Einstein
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
An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
Harold Loukes
A lawyer starts life giving 500 worth of law for 5 and ends giving 5 worth for 500.
Benjamin H. Brewste
We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.
Randolph Bourne