Life Quotes

The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins.

Heywood Broun

We tear life out of life to use it for looking at itself.

Antonio Porchia

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.

Thomas Carlyle

Life is a mixed blessing, which we vainly try to unmix.

Mignon McLaughlin

Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do.

Bruce Crampton

Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination.

Christopher Isherwood

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.

Rachel Carson

Human life is purely a matter of deciding what's important to you.

Unknown

Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual improvisation.

W. Somerset Maugham

Eating, loving, singing and digesting are, in truth, the four acts of the comic opera known as life, and they pass like bubbles of a bottle of champagne. Whoever lets them break without having enjoyed them is a complete fool.

Gioacchino Rossini

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.

Mark Twain

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

George Bernard Shaw

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.

Unknown

Life is simple, its just not easy.

Unknown

Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

Woody Allen

Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us.

George Allen

The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.

Anna Garlin Spencer

Failure seems to be regarded as the one unpardonable crime, success as the all-redeeming virtue, the acquisition of wealth as the single worthy aim of life. The hair-raising revelations of skullduggery and grand-scale thievery merely incite others to surpass by yet bolder outrages and more corrupt combinations.

Charles Francis Adams II

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

Poverty is a divine stepmother who does for youths what their own mothers were unable to do. It introduces them to frugality, to the world and to life.

Honore de Balzac

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.

George Bernard Shaw

The accumulation of small, optimistic acts produces quality in our culture and in your life. Our culture resonates in tense times to individual acts of grace.

Jennifer James

A woman can learn a lot from holding a new baby. It is life beginning again—sweet possibilities! No problem in the world is big enough to be remembered.

Susan McOmber

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