Life Quotes

Harriet beecher stowe - to be really great in little things, to be truly...
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Danny kaye - life is a great big canvas throw all the paint on...
It is impossible to go through life without trust That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
Graham Greene
Truth never dies, but lives a wretched life.
Yiddish Prove
There are two sorts of curiosity - - The momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Lynd
I have come to value liberated minds as the supreme good of life on earth.
J. Frank Dobie, His tombstone in the Texas State Cemetery
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
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington
The life of the law has not been logic but experience.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Experience: A comb life gives you after you lose your hair.
Judith Stern
Life..... is a series of dogs.
George Carlin
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Oscar Wilde
Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
Anais Nin
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
Bertrand Russell
Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love replused - But it returneth.
Percy B. Shelley
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Emil Nolde
A lifetime of happiness No man alive could bear it it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the real world since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
Giacomo Leopardi
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one.
Thomas Jefferson
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thich Nhat Hanh
One only needs two tools in life WD - 40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.
G. Weilache
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Marie Curie
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
Friedrich Nietzsche
If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Albert Camus
Energy is that amazing feeling that comes to life inside of you when you? re happy and believe in yourself.
Richard Simmons
The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
Thomas Hobbes, "The Leviathan".
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities - That sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one - Dimensional.
Laurie E. Colwin
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us.
Orison Swett Marden
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.
Susan Sontag
Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
Karl Barth
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Education is life itself.
John Dewey
Religious experiences which are as real as life to some may be incomprehensible to others.
William Orville Douglas
Life is beautiful. Life is sad.
Vladimir Nabakov, Lolita
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The mathematician lives long and lives young; the wings of his soul do not early drop off, nor do its pores become clogged with the earthy particles blown from the dusty highways of vulgar life.
James Joseph Sylveste
It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Jr.
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson