Life Quotes

Langston hughes - hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a...
Life is a tale told by an idiot - - Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
William Shakespeare

Alan alda, gq, summer, 1980 - jean paul sartre says in no exit that hell is...
When life hands us a beutiful bouquet of flowers we stare at it in cautious expectation of a bee.
Dean Koontz, Shadow Fires (early book)
Life is like a piano... what you get out of it depends on how you play it.
Unknown
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde

There is only one success - To be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extrordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.
Douglas Adams
Man is immortal therefore he must die endlessly. For life is a creative idea it can only find itself in changing forms.
Rabindranath Tagore
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
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
H. Jackson Browne
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
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright, quoted in his obituary, April 9, 1959
Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most.
Al Capp
The whole life of man is but a point of time let us enjoy it.
Plutarch
The best weapons against the infamies of life are courage, wilfulness and patience. Courage strenthens, wilfulness is fun and patience provides tranquility.
Hermann Hesse
The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovering that makes life worth the effort.
Vijay Krishna
The tragedy of life is what dies in the hearts and souls of people while they live.
Albert Einstein
Believe in life Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Remember Things in life will not always run smoothly. Sometimes we will be rising toward the heights - Then all will seem to reverse itself and start downward. The great fact to remember is that the trend of civilization itself is forever upward, that a line drawn through the middle of the peaks and the valleys of the centuries always has an upward trend.
Endicott Peabody
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
Friedrich Nietzsche
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Jack Holland
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
Sophocles
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Mary Lyon
Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs.
Euripedes, Medea
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Society and Solitude: Works and Days, 1870
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Truman Capote
The quality of American life must keep pace with the quantity of American goods. This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
John F. Kennedy
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
Ellen Glasgow
Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
Fran Lebowitz, Social Studies (1981)
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau
Where there is love there is life.
Mahatma Gandhi
The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life.
Charles Schwa
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.
Cyril Connolly
So different are the colours of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
Victor Hugo
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Horace Walpole
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
James Truslow Adams
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
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