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Life Quotes

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two different things. Benjamin Franklin
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children. Kingsley Amis
My life is one long curve, full of turning points. Pierre Elliott Trudeau
None can be an impartial or wise observer of human life but from the vantage ground of what we should call voluntary poverty. Henry David Thoreau
The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors. Charles Peguy
You will find rest from vain fancies if you perform every act in life as though it were your last. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there id only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. Martha Graham
Although the whole of this life were said to be nothing but a dream and the physical world nothing but a phantasm, I should call this dream or phatasm real enough, if, using reason well, we were never deceived by it. Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art. don Miguel Ruiz
Love is the life of humanity. Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Divine Love and Wisdom" #1
It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, then your life will be safe, expedient and thin. Katharine Butler Hathaway
The mystery of life isn?t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience. Frank Herbert, Dune (Reverend Mother Mohiam)
At my time of life opinions are tolerably fixed. It is not likely that I should now see or hear anything to change them. Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever. Laura Swenson
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them. P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs (1914)
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back Clement Stone
Every now and then when your life gets complicated and the weasels start closing in, the only cure is to load up on heinous chemicals and then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas ... with the music at top volume and at least a pint of ether. H.S. Thompson
There is no course of life so weak and sottish as that which is managed by order, method, and discipline. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau
The unexamined life is not worth living for man. Socrates, in Plato, Dialogues, Apology
( quotes are updated each month )