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Quotes And Sayings About Life

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Fantasy for me as a kid was real, and I had a fantasy about what life was, whether it was sort of wicked and dire, or wholly normal, or whatever. Anything really close to home is not, it seems to me, what a good book should be about.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


It's a kind of philosophy of my own life, to create the energy enough to keep on going.
~By Ernie Banks ~


Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


And for me the only way to live life is to grab the bull by the horns and call up recording studios and set dates to go in recording studios. To try and accomplish something.
~By John Frusciante ~


I have the wherewithal to challenge myself for my entire life. That's a great gift.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life - who I'm married to now - and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


Larry, I spent probably most of my professional life helping to build Enron Corporation. I don't think there was anyone that was as shocked by the - by the collapse of the company as I was.
~By Jeffrey Skilling ~


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 chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
~By Alfred Adler ~


It would be far to general a statement to try and describe the daily life of an actor in Hollywood, but I am quite certain that cappucinos have something to do with it.
~By Corin Nemec ~


That is how prison is tearing me up inside. It hurts every day. Every day takes me further from my life.
~By Jack Henry Abbott ~


Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't.
~By Julian Barnes ~


The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


I don't regret any decisions I've made in my life.
~By Gladys Knight ~


If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.
~By James Dean ~


People should always have something which they prefer to life.
~By Johann G. Seume ~


The success of any stand-up act comes out of life experience.
~By Howie Mandel ~


This life of ours, this is a wonderful life. If you can get through life like this and get away with it, hey that's great. But it's very predictable. There's so many ways you can screw it up.
~By Paul Castellano ~


I worked with the world's greatest talents and then went home to the world's greatest woman. It was, and is, a great life.
~By Perry Como ~


I'm going to be on the road for the rest of my life.
~By Woody Herman ~


The psychiatrists examine you and ask you about your life and work, and then they decide whether your film can be shown or not. It's a horrible experience.
~By Dario Argento ~


There was three or four years of my life where I hated myself and you know, would have quite happily ended it.
~By Daniel Johns ~


Life is about having a good time, and it was a good time. We did some things well and some things poorly, but that was always the case.
~By Norman Lear ~


Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.
~By Charles M. Schwab ~


Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
~By Frederick Reines ~


In the history of literature there are many great enduring works which were not published in the lifetimes of the authors. If the authors had not achieved self-affirmation while writing, how could they have continued to write?
~By Gao Xingjian ~


Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
~By George Washington ~


You've got to let it go and say it was the best I could do at that time and place in my life. You hope that the thing you're doing next is a little bit better.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
~By Bruce Lee ~


All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
~By Anatole France ~


There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
~By Johnny Depp ~


So, it's cool that, yes, Hal Jordan is a superhero, but my character is a real-world hero in her own life.
~By Blake Lively ~


Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
~By Stewart Udall ~


People don't live nowadays: they get about ten percent out of life.
~By Isadora Duncan ~


On becoming more acquainted with the word of the Bible, I began to understand so much more of what I had been taught, and of what I had learned about life and about the people in mine.
~By Duke Ellington ~


What we play is life.
~By Louis Armstrong ~


I study more of truth and enlightening. I had to go the next level to talk about life.
~By Jet Li ~


A man lives not only his personal life, as an individual, but also, consciously or unconsciously, the life of his epoch and his contemporaries.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
~By Anatole France ~


One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
~By Mark Akenside ~


An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
~By Jose Marti ~


The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


My strong personal view, which I believe is shared by millions of Americans, is that our party should make a strong statement in its platform that the unborn child has a fundamental right to life which should be protected.
~By Robert Casey ~


I have a lot of great memories, but I can't imagine anything more exciting than the life I have now.
~By Rob Lowe ~


Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known.
~By Richard Ford ~


Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people.
~By John Selden ~


One week before Pitfall! was to be released, I only gave you one life to play the whole game. I was experimenting with that concept as sort of the ultimate challenge.
~By David Crane ~


Life is a state of consciousness.
~By Emmet Fox ~


Life shouldn't be printed on dollar bills.
~By Clifford Odets ~


Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
~By Nikki Giovanni ~


The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
~By Jean Paul ~


To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly.
~By Paul Kane ~


I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life.
~By Jean-Michel Basquiat ~


This recession is the deepest in our lifetimes, the deepest since 1929. If you take the people thrown out of work in the 1982 recession, the 1991 recession, the 2001 recession, not only is this bigger, this is bigger than all of those combined.
~By Austan Goolsbee ~


With renunciation life begins.
~By Natalie Clifford Barney ~


If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.
~By James Broughton ~


Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


I'm sure every song has some kind of undertone of what I was going through with Chris. It was my life.
~By Deana Carter ~


If you're suddenly doing something you don't want to do for four years, just so you've got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don't have that 16-year-old drive any more and you'll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


So it was just funny to read a script that was just similar to what had been going on in my life.
~By Piper Perabo ~


But we know that the very God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. And sometimes we're called upon to defend both life and liberty - God's blessings to Americans, and indeed, to all of His creation.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One's life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
~By Mary Richards ~


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 ~


If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you're doing what's right for your loved one.
~By Eleanor Clift ~


A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
~By Chuck Noll ~


We're not going to have another Watergate in our lifetime. I'm sure.
~By Bob Woodward ~


Your life is what your thoughts make it.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I couldn't have come up with a better metaphor for my life and my internal conflict. It amazes me how quickly we can manifest our fears; not only had I created my 'I'm never satisfied, I'll drive her away' nightmare.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?
~By Sean Hannity ~


I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more.
~By Harvey Martin ~


Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
~By Alvar Aalto ~


They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well.
~By Charlotte Church ~


And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


To put the point sharply: If an informer in the French underground who sent a friend to the torture chambers of the Gestapo was equally a victim, then there can be no right or wrong in life that I understand.
~By Albert Maltz ~


My greatest gift that I have in life is basketball.
~By Isaiah Thomas ~


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 ~


Life asks not merely what you can do; it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday.
~By Georg Buchner ~


No day of my life passes without someone saying the words 'Monty Python' to me. It's not bad.
~By Eric Idle ~


Raising children is an enormously important part of life. I think one of the most important, or the most important, period.
~By Eric Braeden ~


Don Knotts was a really big influence, especially on the Steve Allen show. I mean, look at the guy, his entire life is in his face.
~By Tim Conway ~


My kids are not known, and I think that is very important. So far they have lived a normal life, and will continue to do so. I feel they should have the possibility to live a free life without the burden of fame I have created.
~By Michael Schumacher ~


Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
~By Anais Nin ~


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


I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life, and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
~By Ethel Merman ~


Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.
~By Robert Redford ~


There is none to tell the rich to go on striving, for a rich man makes the law that hallows and hollows his own life.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Having Down syndrome is like being born normal. I am just like you and you are just like me. We are all born in different ways, that is the way I can describe it. I have a normal life.
~By Chris Burke ~


The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer's life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab.
~By Mary Roberts Rinehart ~

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