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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Life:

Living involves tearing up one rough draft after another.
~ Author Unknown.

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.

Many of us are equal to life's emergencies who cannot bear its day-after-dayness.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes.

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.

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.
~ Louis Adamic.

My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot.
~ Ashleigh Brilliant.

No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence.
~ Thomas Carlyle.

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

Not unfortunately the universe is wild - game-flavoured as a hawk's wing.
~ B.P. Blood.

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
~ Siddhartha Buddha.

On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

One wanders through life as if wandering through a field in the dark of night, wearing a blindfold and very heavy shoes, with a poisonous toad waiting patiently beneath a clump of weeds, knowing full well that eventually you will step on him.
~ Daniel Handler.

Only a few things are really important.
~ Marie Dressler.

Out of a hundred years a few minutes were made that stayed with me, not a hundred years.
~ Antonio Porchia.

People find it hard to be both comic and serious, though life manages it easily enough.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes.

Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.
~ Douglas Adams.

Perhaps we are looking at this from a wrong perspective; this search for the truth, the meaning of life, the reason of God. We all have this mindset that the answers are so complex and so vast that it is almost impossible to comprehend. I think, on the contrary, that the answers are so simple; so simple that it is staring us straight in the face, screaming its lungs out, and yet we fail to notice it. We're looking through a telescope, searching the stars for the answer, when the answer is actually a speck of dirt on the telescope lens.
~ Jason Q.

[Psychoanalysis] is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
~ Karen Horney.

Puritans will never believe it, but life is full of disagreeable things that aren't even good for you.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes.

Serenity of spirit and turbulence of action should make up the sum of a man's life.
~ Vita Sackville-West.

Situated in some nebulous distance I do what I do so that the universal balance of which I am a part may remain a balance.
~ Antonio Porchia.

Sometimes our hearts get tangled
And our souls a little off-kilter...
~ Sera Christann.

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
~ Nancy Willard.

Summing up, it is clear the future holds great opportunities. It also holds pitfalls. The trick will be to avoid the pitfalls, seize the opportunities, and get back home by six o'clock.
~ Woody Allen Quotes.

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