Life Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Life

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My greatest achievement so far is that I've been able to continue with my normal life. I love what I do, but more so, I'm glad to have people who care about me close by.
~By Kim Smith ~


Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
~By Stefan Kanfer ~


The other deals with my life and my livelihood and my family and all that I stand for.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
~By Anne Louise Germaine de Stael ~


Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
~By Mark Twain ~


With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give.
~By Alexander Alekhine ~


I believe I have lots of time. I have to believe that, that it won't come back, and that that's why I'm in good hands. But I also do live my life by putting nothing off.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


Why am I so soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard?
~By Paul Simon ~


They are part of lots of sessions that makeup a hazy part of my session life.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.
~By Robert Doisneau ~


What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself.
~By Catherine Crowe ~


Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I thought I was going to be killed. The casualties were so heavy, it was just a given. I learned to take each day, each mission, as it came. That's an attitude I've carried into my professional life. I take each case, each job, as it comes.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You're supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right.
~By Mike Epps ~


All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.
~By Henry Miller ~


Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us.
~By Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt ~


Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids, and trying to keep up with the three older ones. I still spend most of my life driving car pools.
~By Danielle Steel ~


Life is a horizontal fall.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
~By Henry Ellis ~


I want to keep my private life private.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.
~By Sophia Loren ~


Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of... for economy, for social life, to be together in the majority of European countries.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids.
~By Mary Cheney ~


Work is the true elixir of life. The busiest man is the happiest man.
~By Theodore Martin ~


It is necessary to try to pass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.
~By Queen Christina ~


There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


The last 16 years of my daddy's life, he got to work for me, and that made him his own boss and he like that.
~By Buck Owens ~


Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


I really think that's what music and art is about. It's another way to connect to the divine. It's a real pure way of touching that deeper reality beneath our life.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


We have so much left to experience and learn about each other - it's almost like we've been remarried with the show being over. Now it's a whole new life for us.
~By Nick Lachey ~


It was in the 1920s, when nobody had time to reflect, that I saw a still-life painting with a flower that was perfectly exquisite, but so small you really could not appreciate it.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me, not part of the public Lana.
~By Lana Turner ~


I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.
~By Eugene Forsey ~


Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


Time is the thing. A show like this pulls all your time away from you. Usually I'll get home from work on a Saturday about 10am (after doing night shooting) and I'll sleep until Saturday afternoon. Saturday night and Sunday I'm usually feeling wiped out and I've not seen Holly all week. It's a pretty full-on life, but what do you do? I love my work and there are sacrifices.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


I've been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn't require my presence.
~By G. B. Trudeau ~


Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life.
~By Jackie Robinson ~


Life lasts but a few scratches of the claw in the sand.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


It's not going to fill in the potholes. It's not going to put a roof over people's heads. What it does is it helps to address really fundamental questions of who we are, where we came from, by which I mean we can learn how life came about.
~By Steven Squyres ~


If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person's life in a positive light, and that's what I want to do. That's what it's all about.
~By Tiger Woods ~


Attitude determines the altitude of life.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


Don't ask who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life.
~By Erno Rubik ~


The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


People keep coming up to me and asking, 'How does it feel to be banned for life?' Banned for life. I wasn't banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it.
~By George Steinbrenner ~


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


As I grow to understand life less and less I grow to love it more and more.
~By Jules Renard ~


My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
~By Carlos Santana ~


No, I'm happy to go on living the life I've chosen. I'm a university teacher and I like my job.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.
~By John Hoeven ~


There is only one real happiness in life, and that is the happiness of creating.
~By Frederick Delius ~


Human life is held in much higher esteem, and the taking of it, whether in private quarrel or by judicial procedure, is looked upon much more seriously than it was formerly.
~By Elihu Root ~


Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
~By Felix Adler ~


Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
~By John Tyndall ~


It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office.
~By Boris Becker ~


It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


I really hate sitcoms on television with canned laughter and stuff. What really makes me laugh is the real-life stuff. I've got a dry sense of humor.
~By Katie Price ~


Waiting, waiting, waiting. All my life, I've been waiting for my life to begin, as if somehow my life was ahead of me, and that someday I would arrive at it.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


The service of philosophy, of speculative culture, towards the human spirit, is to rouse, to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.
~By Walter Pater ~


Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, although they come and go by day, are like the smith's bellows: they take breath but are not alive.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!
~By Richard E. Grant ~


I can't comment on any outside perception. I'm happy to come out and talk about movies that I've worked on in a setting like this. Otherwise, I have my own life that I live which is very different and private.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


My version, of course, is not this flag-waving, let's all get on the Jesus train and ride out of hell. I'm not that kind of guy. It's an embrace that life is good, worth living and yeah, it's not easy, but there are more pluses than minuses.
~By Billy Corgan ~


For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning.
~By John Thorn ~


The trappings of lifestyle are often that; traps.
~By Thomas Leonard ~


In the last 17 years of his working life, my father was finally rewarded with having landed a great job as first, a maintenance engineer, and then a senior locksmith with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
~By Tony Visconti ~


There's always got to be a struggle. What else is there? That's what life is made of. I don't know anything else. If there is, tell me about it.
~By Van Morrison ~


And life is given to none freehold, but it is leasehold for all.
~By Lucretius ~


If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.
~By James A. Michener ~


Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves - so how can we know anyone else?
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


The transition state of manners and language cannot be too often insisted upon: for this affected the process at both ends, giving the artist in fictitious life an uncertain model to copy and unstable materials to work in.
~By George Saintsbury ~


There are moments of life that we never forget, which brighten and brighten as time steals away.
~By James Gates Percival ~


The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed in the morning.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Music is something I must do, business is something I need to do, and Africa is something I have to do. That's the way it breaks down in my life.
~By Bob Geldof ~


Boxing was not something I truly enjoyed. Like a lot of things in life, when you put the gloves on, it's better to give than to receive.
~By Sugar Ray Leonard ~


Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make.
~By Puff Daddy ~


Although reading the classics in Latin in school may be not as fulfilling as it would be at a more mature age, few scientists can afford the time for such diversion later in life.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


She seemed to mean what she said. She said pretty much this: I retained some lawyers, I have to move on with my life, I am divorcing you, and then she added, I need money.
~By Dennis Kozlowski ~


There's a long record here of being wrong. There's a good reason for it. There are probably multiple reasons. Certainly proliferation is a hard thing to track, particularly in countries that deny easy and free access and don't have free and open societies.
~By David Kay ~


Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
~By Joseph de Maistre ~


I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment.
~By Dorothy Stang ~


Experience has taught me to believe that, these human beans are the most insidious enemies man, with a tendency to corpulence in advanced life, can possess, though eminently friendly to youth.
~By William Banting ~


I've been to two stadium gigs in my life. One was James Brown and the other was Pink Floyd. They both sounded the same. I couldn't tell the difference between James Brown and Pink Floyd. I've never liked stadiums.
~By Boz Burrell ~


In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance.
~By Albert Claude ~


Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I always want to write erotic music... Not only about the love between men and women, but in a much more universal sense - about the sensuality of the mechanism of the universe... about life.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.
~By Owen Glendower ~


And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


At this point in my life I'd like to live as if only love mattered.
~By Tracy Chapman ~

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October 23 ,2021
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