“Applause, mingled with boos and hisses, is about all that the average voter is able or willing to contribute to public life.”
Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.
I define sustainable history as a durable progressive trajectory in which the quality of life on this planet or other planets is premised on the guarantee of human dignity for all at all times and under all circumstances.
In my opinion, a life governed by reason is likely to be more dignified than one shaped by dogma and unbridled emotions.
Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.
The period of earthly life in your greater existence is similar to the 15 minutes of fame you get down here...Everyone gets to share you in a different way. And both are dreams.
Two things are going on at the same time with the flattening of the world: The relentless quest for efficiency is squeezing some of the fat out of life.
Only a life lived for others is worth living.
Writing is a dog's life, but the only life worth living.
Our choices in life are made according to our sense of our own worth.
As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
Wrestling teaches you nothing comes easy. Nothing in life comes easy, so you have to work at it.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.
Gallop's frankness has set a new standard in Australia about these issues. It shows that depression can affect anyone at all, no matter what walk of life you are from.
We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.
It is difficult to realize how great a part of all that is cheerful and delightful in the recollections of our own life is associated with trees.
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
Error is just as important a condition of life as truth.
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.