Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.
The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
I just don’t know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
Life takes its path and sometimes there are people to blame. Of course there are bad people in this world. Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen.
My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
I don’t believe in guilt, I believe in living on impulse as long as you never intentionally hurt another person, and don’t judge people in your life. I think you should live completely free.
A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
We continue to shape our personality all our life. If we knew ourselves perfectly, we should die.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
It is normal to give away a little of one’s life in order not to lose it all.
Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose – somehow we win out.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.
Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, ‘Why god? Why me?’ and the thundering voice of God answered, ‘There’s just something about you that pisses me off.’
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives – the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune to keep him is a blessing.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
I’m not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I’m not looking for the secret to life… I just go on from day to day, taking what comes.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
Life loves the liver of it.
You come to a point in your life when you really don’t care what people think about you, you just care what you think about yourself.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.