Top 420 Life Quotes

In this post, you will find great Life Quotes from famous people, such as Stevie Wonder, Albert Einstein, Frank Lloyd Wright, Tom Hodgkinson, Marcus Tullius Cicero. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Time is long but life is short.

Time is long but life is short.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life.
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
We all pay for life with death, so everything in between should be free.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
I do have a childlike enthusiasm at times. I certainly enjoy life and get pleasure sometimes in childish things.
Brian Baumgartner
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
To be free is to have achieved your life.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Don’t die old, die empty. That’s the goal of life. Go to the cemetery and disappoint the graveyard.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Our life is made by the death of others.
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
George Sand
I’m a heroine addict. I need to have sex with women who have saved someone‘s life.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat,

The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.
Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death.
To live is to think.
It’s good to reflect on life and take a step back and sit and relax and do something else.
Life is tough, and things don’t always work out well, but we should be brave and go on with our lives.
Everything in life is luck.
Donald Trump
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
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.
Our life is the sum total of all the decisions we make every day, and those decisions are determined by our priorities.
I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Life is a lively process of becoming.
If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.
John Clare
Life is a long lesson in humility.
It’s in responsibility that most people find the meaning that sustains them through life. It’s not in happiness. It’s not in impulsive pleasure.
Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.
Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
Hilaire Belloc
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
My personal ambition remains the same – to be creative, to be modern, to stay one step ahead, to enjoy life.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.
Carl Rogers
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
Abraham Cahan
Each one of us decides to incarnate upon this planet at a particular point in time and space. We have chosen to come here to learn a particular lesson that will advance us upon our spiritual, evolutionary pathway.
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
Andre Breton
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Life is very interestingin the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Life is fragile. We're not guaranteed a tomorrow so giv

Life is fragile. We’re not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you’ve got.
Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.
Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you’ll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.
Take a step back, evaluate what is important, and enjoy life.
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance.
I like people that enjoy life, ’cause I do the same.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Bruce Lee
While there’s life, there’s hope.
Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right.
Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.
Your journey never ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways.
Alexander Volkov
Life loves the liver of it.
You will always have ups and downs in your life and your career, but just stay positive and go for it.
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
Life isn’t always really glamorous and fabulous. It’s about encouraging people to go back to natural beauty.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is.
Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.
Life is an adventure, it's not a package tour.

Life is an adventure, it’s not a package tour.
Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you.
The only real things in life is the unexpected things. Everything else is just an illusion.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You aren’t your work, your accomplishments, your possessions, your home, your family… your anything. You’re a creation of your Source, dressed in a physical human body intended to experience and enjoy life on Earth.
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.
The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Helen Hayes
Love is the crowning grace of humanity, the holiest right of the soul, the golden link which binds us to duty and truth, the redeeming principle that chiefly reconciles the heart to life, and is prophetic of eternal good.
To me, if life boils down to one thing, it’s movement. To live is to keep moving.
Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
Only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.
The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.
Benjamin E. Mays
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.
Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
I always had a fantasy of being a chef, because I like kitchen life.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life.
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
Max de Pree
In life, you have got to make the best of every situation; you have to keep going.
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
I just enjoy life in a way where I like being my own person.
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.
Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.
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.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space.
If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.
Nobody got where they are today by living for tomorrow.
Tom Wilson
A good life depends on the strength of our relationships with family, friends, neighbours, colleagues and strangers.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Berthold Auerbach
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth.
I remember my mother‘s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Empathy begins with understanding life from another per

Empathy begins with understanding life from another person’s perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It’s all through our own individual prisms.
The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
In this world, with thy earthly life, thou art under heaven, stars, and elements, also under hell and devils; all ruleth in thee, and over thee.
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
Life itself is the proper binge.
A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
Elizabeth Gaskell
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.
The only way to take sorrow out of death is to take love out of life.
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
Today’s a beautiful day, and yesterday was a beautiful day, so that means it’s a great life.
You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Life’s more amusing than we thought.
Andrew Lang
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
I have said that propaganda, misinformation, and disinformation have always been part of political warfare. Social media and other new platforms have given it a new life and reach through which the fake news phenomenon can reach everywhere.
Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
Boris Pasternak
I do not regret one moment of my life.
Lillie Langtry
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.
Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.
It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing all your life.
Mickey Mantle
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Bruce Lee
You can’t get anywhere in life without taking risks.
Esme Bianco
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
Always keep your smile. That’s how I explain my long life.
Jeanne Calment
Life is a painting, and you are the artist. You have on your palette all the colors in the spectrum – the same ones available to Michaelangelo and DaVinci.
Paul J. Meyer
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we w

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life.
Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.
Corita Kent
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Today is your own. Tomorrow perchance may never come.
Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
When I was a little kid, we only knew about our nine planets. Since then, we’ve downgraded Pluto but have discovered that other solar systems and stars are common. So life is probably quite prevalent.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Pain and death are part of life. To reject them is to reject life itself.
I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.
Ursula Andress
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Life is a zoo in a jungle.
Peter De Vries
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
Life is divided into three terms – that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body – the wishbone.
I bear a charmed life.
Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.
Do what you need to do and enjoy life as it happens.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the m

Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.
All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Life is short, and every moment is precious.
Everyone has a right to their own opinion about me, and that’s fine. I’m just going to keep being myself and living my life. That’s all I can do.
At its best, life is completely unpredictable.
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.
If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.
Marc Anthony
If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life – and only then will I be free to become myself.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.
Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.
e. e. cummings
I believe that without memories there is no life, and that our memories should be of happy times.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
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.
We should learn not to hold grudges and be positive all the time because life is too short and unpredictable.
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Dorothea Lange
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Life well spent is long.
It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life.
Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!
The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
Life's too short to hang out with people who aren't res

Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.
Your life is your canvas, and you are the masterpiece. There are a million ways to be kind, amazing, fabulous, creative, bold, and interesting.
A bachelor‘s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.
A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.
To know nothing is the happiest life.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
It’s never too late – in fiction or in life – to revise.
Nancy Thayer
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
I don’t regret what I’ve been through. I’ve had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I’ve been so blessed that I could never say, ‘I wish this didn’t happen.’ It’s part of who I am. There’s nothing in my life that’s so ugh.
What we play is life.
Life is too short to not have fun; we are only here for a short time compared to the sun and the moon and all that.
Life is hard enough. Life is always going to be hard, so you need to push for what you want.
There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparationveneer isn’t worth anything.
Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we’ll ever see on this earth!
A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
Life is a series of commas, not periods.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
Dudley Field Malone
Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter‘s soul.
I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Once your mind and body is healthy, it creates a freedom that helps you enjoy life.
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a d

It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
I’m really looking forward to seeing what life brings to me.
I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
In everyone‘s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.
Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’
I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.
Money can’t buy life.
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Man’s love is of man’s life a part; it is a woman‘s whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Brendan Gill
Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
Live the life you’ve dreamed.
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
Irving Berlin
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
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.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one li

Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burnexactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared.
Otto Weininger
I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.
Jean-Michel Basquiat
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.
Grandma Moses
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Life is apogee, apex, decline; life is death – and everything else is open to discussion.
This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is 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.
Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
With renunciation life begins.
Amelia Barr
Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
You get out of life what you put into it. I think you need a bit of luck but you also make a bit of luck. I think that if you’re a pretty decent person you’ll get back what you put in.
He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity‘s sun rise.
Life is a DNA software system.
Music is the soundtrack of your life.
I am blessed with a funny gene that makes me enjoy life.
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
William Lyon Phelps
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know

Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
I am an artist… I am here to live out loud.
Emile Zola
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Everything in life… has to have balance.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
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.
Life is a game and true love is a trophy.
Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.
My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
Simply enjoy life and the great pleasures that come with it.
Karolina Kurkova
High school is what kind of grows you into the person you are. I have great memories, good and bad, some learning experiences and some that I’ll take with me the rest of my life.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
Roger Caras
Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Good health and good sense are two of life’s greatest blessings.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living.
Live, so you do not have to look back and say: ‘God, how I have wasted my life.’
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that.
Bill Shankly
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
Look, I don’t want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you’re alive you’ve got to flap your arms and legs, you’ve got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you’re not alive.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Life begins on the other side of despair.

Life begins on the other side of despair.
Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
At the end of the day, life is too short to worry.
While we are postponing, life speeds by.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Love is energy of life.
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
The community of masses of human beings has produced an order of life in regulated channels which connects individuals in a technically functioning organisation, but not inwardly from the historicity of their souls.
Karl Jaspers
There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
So if you stay ready, you ain’t gotta get ready, and that is how I run my life.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
The difficulty in life is the choice.
When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day.
I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education – that the most very basic needs to sustain modern life should be guaranteed in a moral society.
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
You got one life to live. So I’m living it the way I want to live it.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
I try to work and enjoy life, and that’s about all.
Curtis Armstrong
You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
Who cares about great marks left behind? We have one life… just one. Our life. We have nothing else.
Ugo Betti
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
My life is my message.
You never know where life is going to take you. So everything I do, I just take it one day at a time, and it always leads you to the right place.
Kyle Massey
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life i

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Alan Cohen
Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
I work a lot in the slums of Tondo, Manila, and the life there is poor and very sad. And I’ve always taught to myself to look for the beauty of it and look in the beauty of the faces of the children and to be grateful.
I am overwhelmed with gratitude, and my heart is full. ‘American Sniper’ has broken records, which follows such an honest path of Chris‘s life.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
You change your life by changing your heart.
Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
Gregory Peck
The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection.
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
Eudora Welty