Life quotes page 6
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each
moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is
no other land. There is no other life but this.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't just learn how to earn. Learn how to live. The good life is not an amount. It' an
attitude, an act, an idea, a discovery.
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your
heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often
William Somerset Maugham
The purpose of life is life.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers.
Look, I really 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 got to jump around a lot, you got to make a lot of noise,
because life is the very opposite of death. And therefore, as I see it, if you're quiet, you're
not living. You've got to be noisy, or at least your thoughts should be noisy, colorful and
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
Life is always walking up to us and saying, "Come on in, the living's fine," and what do we do?
Back off and take its picture.
I am always astonishing myself. It is the only thing that makes life worth living.
Life is a game - play it.
Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find "tomorrow" on the
calendars of fools.
A warrior deems life a light thing when compared to honor.
Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
David J. Schwartz
I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon... but I want to stay
It's time to start living the life we've imagined.
Everything turns gray when I don't have at least one mark on the horizon. Life then seems
empty and depressing. I cannot understand honest men. They lead desperate lives, full of
Count Victor Lustig
Most people live - whether physically, intellectually or morally - in a very restricted circle of
their potential being. We all have reservoirs of life to draw upon of which we do not dream.
The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey.
Sydney J. Harris
The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what
the world needs is people who have come alive.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in a fight - it's the size of the fight in the
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
It is the greatest of all mistakes to begin life with the expectation that it is going to be easy,
or with the wish to have it so.
I take a simple view of life. It is - keep your eyes open and get on with it.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain.
A man of good will with a little effort and belief in his own powers can enjoy a deep, tranquil,
rich life - provided he go on his own way. To live one's own life is still the best way of life,
always was, and always will be.
You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Life is my college. May I graduate well, and earn some honors!
Louisa May Alcott