Life Quotes

If life isn't about human beings and living in harmony, then I don't know what it's about

Orlando Bloom

After the commonplaces of everyday life, with their muffled dramas, all my organic expertise for dealing with physical injury had long been blunted or forgotten. The crash was the only real experience I had been through for years.

James Graham Ballard

Man being reasonable must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication; Glory, the grape, love, gold - in these are sunk - The hopes of all men and of every nation

Lord Byron

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.

Henry Van Dyke

Girls are apt to imagine noble and enchanting and totally imaginary figures in their own minds; they have fanciful extravagant ideas about men, and sentiment, and life; and then they innocently endow somebody or other with all the perfections for their daydreams, and put their trust in him.

Honor de Balzac

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars

Rabindranath Tagore

Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today

Stewart B. Johnson

Faith in the Word of Life is the strongest power that exists in the universe.

Elias Aslaksen

Even if the committee carried the message in the exact words with no words missing, but left out the persuasion of gesture, the supplicating tone, and the beseeching looks which inform the words and give them life, where then were the power of the arguments and whom would it convince

Joan of Arc

There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life

Frederika Bremer

Many younger elite Sri Lankans,especially young Tamils, have capitalised on foreign university credentials and their parents' dwindling wealth to escape from the daily stress and tragedy of life on the island.

John Richardson

World economies are always so tenuous and we are subject to so many losses in life, but a compassionate attitude is something we can always carry with us.

Dalai Lama

All my life I have entirely missed the point; and the turning, as I also have no sense of direction. This long period of uncertainty in the twilight land of the fuddled (it is now more than sixty years) has taken its toll.

Tom Baker

Compassion is an emotion of which we ought never to be ashamed. Graceful, particularly in youth, is the tear of sympathy, and the heart that melts at the tale of woe. We should not permit ease and indulgence to contract our affections, and wrap us up in a selfish enjoyment; but we should accustom ourselves to think of the distresses of human, life, of the solitary cottage; the dying parent, and the weeping orphan. Nor ought we ever to sport with pain and distress in any of our amusements, or treat even the meanest insect with wanton cruelty.

Hugh Blair

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