Saturday, January 16, 2010

Life Quotes

A Zen Saying
Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.

Ernest L. Woodward
So great has been the endurance, so incredible the achievement, that, as long as the sun keeps a set course in heaven, it would be foolish to despair of the human race.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the path of each man's genius contracts itself to a very few hours.

Samuel Johnson
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.

Thomas Fuller
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

Jane Rubietta
Someone may have stolen your dream when it was young and fresh and you were innocent. Anger is natural. Grief is appropriate. Healing is mandatory. Restoration is possible.

Stephen Covey
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

Kenneth Hildebrand
Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.

Vincent Lombardi
Success demands singleness of purpose.

Booker T. Washington
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Life Quotes

Life Quotes

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin

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

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Henry Ellis

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

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

But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
William Wallace

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Everything in life is luck.
Donald Trump

Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Karen Horney

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
Garrison Keillor

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
Richard Bach

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
E. B. White

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth

I love life because what more is there.
Anthony Hopkins

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.
John Burroughs

I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.
Charles M. Schulz

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Quotes Of Life

Quotes of life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Sholom Aleichem

Life is a long lesson in humility.
James M. Barrie

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.
Jose Ortega y Gasset

Life is but thought.
Sara Teasdale

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert

Life is never easy for those who dream.
Robert James Waller

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz

Life is wasted on the living.
Douglas Adams

Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Karen Horney

Life loves the liver of it.
Maya Angelou

Life must be lived as play.

Life well spent is long.
Leonardo da Vinci

Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.
Karen Horney

Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round.
David Lodge

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.
Mel Brooks

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Quotes Of Life

Quotes Of Life

May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Arthur Miller

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Harvey Fierstein

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Brendan Gill

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

Only a few things are really important.
Marie Dressler

People living deeply have no fear of death.
Anais Nin

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
Marcus Aurelius

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
William Lyon Phelps

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Henry David Thoreau

The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
Karen Horney

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne

There is no wealth but life.
John Ruskin

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
Robert Louis Stevenson

This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
William James

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Quotes of life

Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still. -- Lou Erickso

Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us. -- Thomas L. Holdcroft

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. -- Winston Churchill
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -- Gandhiji

Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies. -- Ann Landers

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.-- Buddha

Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you plan to stop peddling.-- Claude Pepper

It is not length of life, but depth of life. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, January 11, 2010

Quotes of life

A. Powell Davies:

Religion is not something separate and apart from ordinary life. It is life -- life of every kind viewed from the standpoint of meaning and purpose: life lived in the fuller awareness of its human quality and spiritual significance.

A. Powell Davies:

Life is just a chance to grow a soul.

Abraham Lincoln:

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Adrienne Rich:

Life on the planet is born of woman.

Agatha Christie:

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Alan Bennett:

Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.

Alan Dean Foster:

Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.

Albert Camus:

All men have a sweetness in their life. That is what helps them go on. It is towards that they turn when they feel too worn out.

Albert Einstein:

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.

Albert Einstein:

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Albert Einstein:

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 Schweitzer:

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.