Category-Life Quotes

Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.

Bertrand Russell

Life is not a thing of knowing only nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotion.

Billings Learned Hand

Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.

Billings Learned Hand

I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.

Alan Dundes

For those of us who believe in the value of every human life, there isnt any more inspiring work under way in the world today.

Bill Gates

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

If I were asked to chose between execution and life in prison I would, of course, chose the latter. Its better to live somehow than not at all.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

No hour of life is lost that is spent in the saddle.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Mankind has conceived history as a series of battles; hitherto it has considered fighting as the main thing in life.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

While the sick man has life, there is hope.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Life inspires more dread than death it is life which is the great unknown.

Emil Cioran

Life is merely a fracas on an unmapped terrain, and the universe a geometry stricken with epilepsy.

Emil Cioran

Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory.

Emil Cioran

If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success.

Sri Chinmoy

Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. It is the ultimate and absolute evil, the refusal to take an interest in existence; the refusal to take the oath of loyalty to life. The man who kills a man, kills a man. The man who kills himself, kills all men. As far as he is concerned he wipes out the world.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.

Tenzin Gyatso

Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

Tom Head

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Carl Gustav Jung

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

Ernest Hemingway

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

Anais Nin

Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don't ever have to live out the consequences.

Frances Fox Piven
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