Life Quotes

Jack handey deep thoughts - as the light changed from red to green to yellow...
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
George Farquha

D. h. lawrence - the great virtue in life is real courage that...
Too much sanity may be madness - And the maddest of all - To see life as it is, and not as it ought to be.
Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha
After all it is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life.
Evelyn Underhill
succes is quest that will take me a life time to for fill but it is worth the wait.
Teddy Carroll

Life, at best, is completely unpredictable.
Chrisopher Walken
I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
Peter Coope
The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.
Chauncey Depew
We cannot control the evil tongues of others but a good life enables us to disregard them.
Cato the Elde
The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live.
Albert Einstein
Art is long, life short judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
Johann von Goethe
You are the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does. If you seek yourself, you rob the lens of its transparency. You will know life and be acknowledged by it according to your degree of transparency, your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end, and remain purely as a means.
Dag Hammarskjold
Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.
Henry James
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butle
The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
W. Somerset Maugham
Eliminate something superfluous from your life. Break a habit. Do something that makes you feel insecure.
Piero Ferrucci
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo
Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews.
John Updike
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
William Faulkne
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
John Milton
One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
Edward B. Butle
May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, But rather that it shall never have a beginning.
John Henry Newman
Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
Epictetus
Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!
Edwin Louis Cole
Death hath so many doors to let out life.
John Fletcher, The Custom of the Country (1647)
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief.
Michael Crichton, Caltech Michelin Lecture, January 17, 2003
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Henri Frdric Amiel
It is not true that life is one damn thing after another - It is one damn thing over and over.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I see knowledge increasing and human power increasing. I see ever - Increasing possibilities before life, And I see no limits set to it at all, Existence impresses me as a perpetual dawn. Our lives, as I apprehend, are great in expectations.
H. G. Wells
The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn.
David Russell
Life is like a ten - Speed bike; most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M. Schulz
The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still. Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger, which he knows that he was meant and made to do.
Phillips Brooks
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
Rita Mae Brown
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Erik H. Erikson
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
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
Woody Allen