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Life Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Life:

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.

We tear life out of life to use it for looking at itself.
~ Antonio Porchia.

We're all accidental soldiers in the army of life.
~ Ymber Delecto.

We've got to live. No matter how many skies have fallen.
~ D. H. Lawrence.

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
~ Crowfoot.

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.

What matters most is that we learn from living.
~ Doris Lessing.

When compiling his great dictionary, the young Noah Webster travels to the Himalayas, where he climbs to the cave of the world's wisest man. "O, great sage," he says, "tell me the meaning of life." The sage sits Noah at his feet and, with great solemnity, commences to unfold the meaning of life. When finished, he places a hand on the young man's shoulder and says, "Do you have any other questions, my son?" Noah flips a page in his notebook and says, "You wouldn't know the meaning of lift, would you?"
~ Robert Brault.

When I hear somebody sigh,"Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'
~ Sydney Harris.

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

I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty about different things, but I'm not absolutely sure of anything, and many things I don't know anything about, such as whether it means anything to ask why we're here, and what the question might mean. I might think about it a little bit, but if I can't figure it out, then I go on to something else. But I don't have to know an answer.... I don't feel frightened by not knowing things, by being lost in the mysterious universe without having any purpose, which is the way it really is, as far as I can tell, possibly. It doesn't frighten me.
~ Richard Phillips Feynman.

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me."
~ Erma Bombeck.

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.
~ Chinese Proverb.

The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy.
~ Angelina Jolie.

The philosophy of mine earth can be summed up as this: Sunshine creates happiness, and I create myself. Nights are long and life is predominantly good. Wind is refreshing. Tea is wisdom. Do the best you can, and be good to yourself so that you can above all be good to others.
~ Jessi Lane Adams.

...the powerful play goes on, and you will contribute a verse.
~ Walt Whitman.

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

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