Famous Life Quotes
A man whodares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Any idiot can face a crisis - its day-to-day living that wears you out.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma thatis made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had anunderlying truth.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Everything in life is luck.
Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
God writes alot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
E. B. White
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.
Charles M. Schulz
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Life is along lesson in humility.
James M. Barrie
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Life is but thought.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Life is never easy for those who dream.
Robert James Waller
Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
Life is wasted on the living.
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Life must be lived as play.
Life well spent is long.
Leonardo da Vinci
Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.
Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round.
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've gotto flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is thevery opposite of death, and there fore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
May you live every day of your life.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night.In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Only a few things are really important.
People living deeply have no fear of death.
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
William Lyon Phelps
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Henry David Thoreau
The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
There is no wealth but life.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
Robert Louis Stevenson
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Unbeing dead isn't being alive.
E. E. Cummings
Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
What we play is life.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me".
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
While there's life, there's hope.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on abright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Your life is what your thoughts make it.