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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Life:

A great part of life consists in contemplating what we cannot cure.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes.

A life without cause is a life without effect.
~ Barbarella.

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

Almost everything in life is easier to get into than out of.
~ Agnes' Law.

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

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

Anxiety and distress, interrupted occasionally by pleasure, is the normal course of man's existence.
~ Joseph Wood Krutch.

As we struggle to make sense of things, life looks on in repose.
~ Author Unknown.

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.
~ Henry Van Dyke.

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.

By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
~ Confucius Quotes.

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

Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.
~ Samuel Johnson Quotes.

Eating, loving, singing and digesting are, in truth, the four acts of the comic opera known as life, and they pass like bubbles of a bottle of champagne. Whoever lets them break without having enjoyed them is a complete fool.
~ Gioacchino Rossini.

Everything which is properly business we must keep carefully separate from life. Business requires earnestness and method; life must have a freed handling.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Maxims for Revolutionists, 1903.

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.
~ Dennis Wholey.

Few of us write great novels; all of us live them.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes.

Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life.
~ Antonio Porchia.

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
~ Albert Camus Quotes.

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee,
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
~ Robert Frost.

Give us Lord, a bit o' sun,
A bit o' work and a bit o' fun;
Give us all in the struggle and sputter
Our daily bread and a bit o' butter.
~ From an inn in Lancaster, England.

God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only question is how.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.
~ Author Unknown.

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