Life Quotes


He that lives to live forever, never fears dying. -Penn

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on the dial; we should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. -Bailey

If we think of life as a journey and consider it to be the opportunity for getting from where we are to where we want to be, we will have a working rule that provides us with both a purpose and expanding possibilities for our lives. -Fred P. Corson

Variety is the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor. -William Cowper

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

Resolved, to live with all my might while I do live.
Resolved, never to lose one moment of time, to improve it in the most profitable way I possibly can.
Resolved, never to do anything which I should despise or think meanly of in another.
Resolved, never to do anything out of revenge.
Resolved, never to do anything which I should be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life.
-Jonathan Edwards

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. -Albert Einstein

The earnestness of life is the only passport to the satisfaction of life. -Theodore Parker

For man there are only three important events: birth, life and death; but he is unaware of being born, he suffers when he dies, and he forgets to live. -Jean de la Bruyere

If I could get the ear of every young man but for one word, it would be this; make the most and best of yourself. There is no tragedy like a wasted life–a life failing of its true end, and turned to a false end. -T.T. Munger

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindnesses, and small obligations, given habitually, are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort. -Sir Humphry Davy

Life unexamined, is not worth living. -Democritus

To live is so startling it leaves time for little else. -Emily Dickinson

Life is a glass given to us to fill; a busy life is filling it with as much as it can hold; a hurried life has had more poured into it than it can contain. -William Adams Brown

I Can’t is a quitter,
I Don’t Know is lazy,
I Wish I Could is a wisher,
I Might is waking up,
I Will Try is on his feet,
I Can is on his way,
I Will is at work,
I Did is now the boss.
-Earl Cassel 

How small a portion of our life it is that we really enjoy! In youth we are looking forward to things that are to come; in old age we are looking backward to things that are gone past; in manhood, although we appear indeed to be more occupied in things that are present, yet even that is too often absorbed in vague determinations to be vastly happy on some future day when we have time. -Colton

Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of man. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter. -Benjamin Disraeli

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell. -Andrew Carnegie

Life is the childhood of our immortality. -Goethe

It is our relation to circumstances that determines their influence over us. The same wind that carries one vessel into port may blow another off shore. -Christian Bovee

How great a pity that we should not feel for what end we are born into this world, till just as we are leaving it. -Washington

One never finds life worth living. One always has to make it worth living. -Harry Emerson Fosdick, D.D.

Life is like a game of cards. Reliability is the ace, industry the king, politeness the queen, thrift the jack. Commonsense is playing to best advantage the cards you draw. And every day, as the game proceeds, you will find the ace, king, queen, jack in your hand and opportunity to use them. -Edgar Watson Howe

The man who has begun to live more seriously within begins to live more simply without. -Phillips Brooks

They who are most weary of life, and yet are most unwilling to die, are such who have lived to no purpose; who have rather breathed than lived. -Clarendon

Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton

He that embarks in the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many founder in their passage, while they lie waiting for the gale. -Johnson

We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon. -Konrad Adenauer

Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a spirit of self-sacrifice. -De Tocqueville

Life is one long process of getting tired. -Samuel Butler

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