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Life Quotes

Think it the greatest impiety to prefer life to disgrace, and for the sake of life to lose the reason for living. Juvenal
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter. Gordon William Allport
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible. Carolyn Heilbrun
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play, and to look up at the stars and sun. Henry Van Dyke
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living. Seneca, Epistles
It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. Graham Greene, The Ministry of Fear
As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless. Rodney Yee
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. General Omar Bradley
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Joseph Addison
My life is very crazy and busy, but I love it that way. Hilary Duff
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life. Albert Einstein
Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war. Martin Luther King Jr., The Christmas Sermon On Peace in on Dec 24, 1967
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. William J. Locke
Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. Muriel Spark
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
What each must seek in his own life never was on land or sea. It is something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else. Joseph Campbell
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. Albert Schweitzer
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be. John Dean
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. Henry Miller
( quotes are updated each month )