quotes - life

You cannot hide. It's just an illusion. You have to face the consequence, follow your heart.
Thomas DiLeva

There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley

The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.
J. Martin Kohe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aurelius

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
Peter Weller

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Federico Fellini

"Where we are going", not, "how fast". That's the important question
Ladislaus Horatius

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
Henry Ford

The most basic rule of survival in any situation is "never look like food."
Park Ranger, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

I don't know what will be used in the next world war, but the 4th will be fought with stones.
A. Einstein

There is nothing permanent except change.

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Graham Greene

Experience is often what you get when you were expecting something else.

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening all at once.

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.

If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah Bankhead

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Applaud friends, the comedy is over.
Last words of Ludwig van Beethoven

Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think.
Chinese Proverb

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

One good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.
Gene Brown

Life is what happens while you are making other plans.
John Lennon

It's very beautiful over there.
Last words of Thomas Edison

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are what their mothers made them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
Oscar Levent

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
John Lubbock

Remember that life is not measured in hours but in accomplishments.
James A. Pike

Le sens commun n'est pas si commun
(Common sense is not so common)

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
Kahlil Gibran

Life's tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
Benjamin Franklin

The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
Swedish Proverb

Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.
Scottish Proverb

Not where I breathe, but where I love, I live;
not where I love, but where I am, I die.
Robert Southwell

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
James Michener

In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
Carl Sandburg

Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
Elbert Hubbard

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
James Matthew Barrie

May you live all the days of your life.
Jonathan Swift

Every good thought you think is contributing its share to the ultimate result of your life.
Grenville Kleiser

You've got to be careful if don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Yogi Berra

I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
Lyndon Baines Johnson

Life is a disease, sexually transmitted and invariably fatal.
Neil Gaiman

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’
Robin Williams

He who binds to himself a joy,
does the winged life destroy;
but he who kisses the joy as it flies,
lives in eternity's sunrise.
William Blake

Theologian's Tale from Tales of a Wayside Inn
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing,
only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness:
so on the ocean of life we pass and speak one another,
Only a look and a voice: then darkness again and a silence.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life is too short to waste
in critic peep or cynic bark,
quarrel or reprimand:
'twill soon be dark;
up! mind thine own aim, and
God speed the mark!
Ralph Waldo Emerson