Life Quotes

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If our life is unhappy it is painful to bear; if it is happy it is horrible to lose, So the one is pretty equal to the other.
Jean De La Bruyere

Life's most persistant and urgent question is what are you doing for others
Martin Luther King Jr

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Horace

Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.
Sir Thomas Browne

The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
Gail Sheehy

When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time.
Edgar Watson Howe

The Answer to the Great Question Of.....Life, the Universe and Everything.....(is) Forty-two.
Douglas Adams

Nirvana saved my lizard. I bought an iguana and for two days it didnít move. Then I put on Smells Like Teen Spirit and it came to life. Thatís when I knew this was a great record.
Mark Owen

I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall someday die, which is not so
Stephen Butler Leacock

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius

Life is to entered upon with courage.
Tocqueville

I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
Rodney Dangerfield

We shall have to walk and live a Woolworth life hereafter.
Sir Harold Nicolson

A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
George Jean Nathan

If you live your life with very great caution, your most exciting experience may happen when your mother gives you milk and cookies.
John A Marshall

There is something about the literary life that repels me, all this desperate building of castles on cobwebs, the long drawn acrimonious struggle to make something important which we all know will be gone forever in a few years, the miasma of failure which is to me almost as offensive as the cheap gaudiness of popular success.
Raymond Chandler

Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright

I'm the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
Arthur Miller

From the very first day I met Karen Hardy she has given me the experience of a lifetime
Mark Ramprakash

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.
Anthony Hopkins

If you don't deliver, you don't earn the flexibility [on work-life balance]
Jack Welch

As a dedicated and proud father of three, I am a strong advocate of life. I value life whether born or unborn.
Gresham Barrett

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Most of what we strive for in our modern life uses the apparatus of goal seeking that was originally set up to seek goals in the state of nature
Richard Dawkins

Just making sure the boys are okay is my priority in life, and that takes up all of my time right now.
Darren Clarke

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 first time I caught a wave standing up on a board. It was such an exhilarating moment. It was like being accepted into the men's club as it is such a male-dominated sport and a fundamental way of life in Newcastle.
Jennifer Hawkins

It occured to me the other day that I've made out with more people on camera than I have in real life!
Alicia Witt

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
Elizabeth Goudge

After Dynasty, I wanted a reality check. I wanted to get in touch with real life, you know? That kind of world is outrageous.
Linda Evans

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow; a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.
Macbeth, Act 5 Scene 5
William Shakespeare

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
Suze Orman

In the last couple of days before the deadline was extended I would have said it was in the death throes and time for the last rites. Now it is on life support with a bit of blinking going on [On Channel 4 racing]
John McCririck

Balance is the key to my life, the ability to have new experiences and enjoying life to its fullest. On my free times I enjoy fireing it up being the ultimate party animal and at the same time I enjoy being a suzy homemaker.
Felicia Tang

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein

Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
Kate Millett

I hate a word like 'pets', it sounds so much like something with no life of its own.
Elizabeth Jennings

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyse your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W Clement Stone

I don't know what I did in this life to deserve all of this [on winning an Oscar 2005]
Hilary Swank

Life is a foreign language: all men mispronounce it (Thunder on the Left)
Christopher Morley

Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
Samuel Johnson

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
Jean Paul Richter

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Bruce Lee

To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
Walter Pater

Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
Joseph Addison

The hardships and privations of pioneer life which did so much to develop sterling manhood, are now but a legend in history.
Daniel Carter Beard

In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
Aristotle

'And where I go you know, and the way you know.' Thomas said to Him, 'Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?' Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.' - John 14:4-6
Jesus Christ

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities
John Lothrop Motley

As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.
John Andre



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