Life Quotes

Henry j. tillman - life is something that everyone should try at...
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
Friedrich Von Schlegel
The most beautiful thing to experience is the mysterious. It is the true source of life, art and science.
Michael Talbot
Life is not a laughing matter, but can you imagine having to live without laughing.
Leonid Sukhorukov
Seneca, epistles - if we let things terrify us, life will not be...
Laura ingalls wilde - i am beginning to learn that it is the sweet,...
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
Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered.
Stephen Hawking, Interview with The Guardian (UK) September 27, 2005
The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
Carl Jung, "Modern Man in Search of a Soul".
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly find - At the age of fifty, say - That a whole new life has opened before you, filled with things you can think about, study, or read about... It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you.
Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, 1977
Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
David Searls
To really enjoy the better things in life, one must have first experienced the things they are better than.
Oscar Homolka
One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
Rita Mae Brown
Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What do you do with a lifetime of work? Face it in the morning.
Iggy Pop
Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.
Frank Moore Colby
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not a poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place.
Rainer Maria Rilke
As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
Danny Kaye
Let the stronger man give to the man whose need is greater let him gaze upon the lengthening path of life. For riches roll like the wheels of a chariot, turning from one to another.
Rig Veda
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Samuel Butle
If you have no confidence in yourself you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
Life has no rehearsals, only performances.
When humans participate in ceremony, they enter a sacred space. Everything outside of that space shrivels in importance. Time takes on a different dimension. Emotions flow more freely. The bodies of participants become filled with the energy of life, and this energy reaches out and blesses the creation around them. All is made new everything becomes sacred.
Sun Bea
Life is not lost by dying life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
Stephen Vincent Benet
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Robertson Davies
No doubt there are other important things in life besides conflict, but there are not many other things so inevitably interesting. The very saints interest us most when we think of them as enganged in a conflict with the Devil.
Robert Lynd
I have found it difficult to endear myself to those who could best positively affect the quality of my life.
Eli Khamarov
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.
George Eliot
The hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn.
David Russell
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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
Advertising is the most potent influence in adapting and changing the habits and modes of life affecting what we eat, what we wear, and the work and play of a whole nation.
Calvin Coolidge
How can a question be answered that asks a lifetime of questions?
Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint - Exupery
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte