Life Quotations

Life Quotations

  1. "Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, 'I am with you kid Let's go!'"
    -- Maya Angelou

  2. "Never take life too seriously; after all, no one gets out of it alive. "

  3. "Is life worth living? That depends on the liver. "

  4. "When people search for "Life Quotes" they are often looking for quotes about life. Why do the major search engines only give them hundreds of pages of commercial garbage about Life Insurance Quotes?"
    -- Bill Austin

  5. "The life of every man is a diary inwhich he means to write one story, and writes another. "
    --James Matthew Barrie

  6. "Life is not lost by dying; life is lostminute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. "
    --Stephen Vincent Benét

  7. "Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life."
    -- Leo Buscaglia

  8. "Life is beating against the school windows. You must quickly open the doors and go out to learn that no door must be locked against you. "
    -- Margaret Bourke-White

  9. "You should always learn, with life comes wisdom and with wisdom comes the courage to live your life selflessly. The more you learn about yourself and the experiences surrounding your life the more opportunities you have to make your life better and more fulfilling."
    -- Amy Candy

  10. "Love absolutely everything that ever happens in your life."
    -- Paul Cantalupo, MD

  11. "Biography is the only true history."
    -- Thomas Carlyle

  12. "We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. "
    -- Jimmy Carter

  13. "And did you get what you wanted in this life even so? I did And what is it you wanted? To call myself beloved To feel myself beloved on the earth."
    -- Raymond Carver

  14. "If you don't know [your family's] history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree."
    -- Michael Chrichton

  15. "History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it."
    -- Sir Winston Churchill

  16. "You learn out of bitter experience, trial and error. Life teaches you that. As sincere as you all are, you can't learn it all in school. "
    -- George Cukor

  17. "Life is a horizontal fall. "
    -- Jean Cocteau

  18. "How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being."
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  19. "The notion of looking on at life has always been hateful to me. What am I if I am not a participant? In order to be, I must participate."
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  20. "Life is not a static thing. The only people who do not change their minds are incompetents in asylums, and those in cemeteries."
    -- Everett McKinley Dirksen

  21. "Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory."
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

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

  23. "The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who have thoroughly learned the immense importance of plan in life, and the tragic brevity of time. "
    -- W.J. Davison

  24. "Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. "
    --Jean de La Bruyère

  25. "Throw yourself into the convulsions of the world. I'm not telling you to make the world better, because I don't believe progress is necessarily part of the package. I'm just telling you to live in it, to look at it, to witness it. Try and get it. Seize the moment. "
    -- Joan Didion

  26. "The life of the individual only has meaning insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value to which all other values are subordinate."
    -- Albert Einstein

  27. "There are 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

  28. "There is properly no history; only biography."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  29. "All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  30. "Life is a series of little deaths out of which life always returns. "
    --Charles Feidelson, Jr.

  31. "Dost thou love life? Then waste not time; for time is the stuff that life is made of. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  32. "Get over it. Get on with your life. "
    -- Sally Field

  33. "The forest is magnificent, yet it contains no perfect trees. "
    --Gye Fram

  34. "Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow."
    -- Mahatma Gandhi

  35. "Live as if to die tomorrow. Learn as if to live forever."
    -- Mahatma Gandhi

  36. "Desire is half of life, indifference is half of death."
    -- Kahlil Gibran

  37. "Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit."
    -- Kahlil Gibran

  38. "Live every moment in the present. Do it. Risk it. Buy it if you love it. Loving well takes practice, delicious practice. If it feels good, it must be good. "
    -- Gael Greene

  39. "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis - Art (is) Long, Life (is) Short."
    -- Hippocrates

  40. "Life is just one damned thing after another."
    -- Elbert Hubbard

  41. "Life in abundance comes only through great love."
    -- Elbert Hubbard

  42. "Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive. "
    --Elbert Hubbard

  43. "My old man taught me two things: 'Mind own business' and 'Always cut cards.' "
    -- Robert A. Heinlein

  44. "What I have learned from life is to make the most of what you have got. "
    -- Stephen Hawking

  45. "You are the same today that you are going to be five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read."
    -- Charles Jones

  46. "Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. "
    -- William James

  47. "Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that what have you had? "
    -- Henry James

  48. "HIV changed my life, but it doesn't keep me from living. "
    -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson

  49. "The best use of life is to spend it forsomething that outlasts life. "
    --William James

  50. "Life's piano can only produce melodies of brotherhood (and sisterhood) when it is recognized that the black keys are as basic, necessary and beautiful as the white keys."
    -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  51. "Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed. "
    -- Corita Kent

  52. "I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me, until the last small twig has grown. "
    -- Kathe Kollwitz

  53. "You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough."
    -- Joe Lewis

  54. "The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. "
    -- Jack London

  55. "The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber. "
    -- William Mather Lewis

  56. "For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly most perfectly alive. "
    -- D. H. Lawrence

  57. "Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches. "
    -- Alice Longworth
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