Life Quotes

A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.

Rebecca West

If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.

Samuel Johnson

In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.

Thorstein Veblen

Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which never can return.

Samuel Johnson

If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.

Nicholas Boileau

The love, kindnesses, and value we have given authentically to others will be our remaining treasures at the end of life.

Steve Brunkhorst

The only way to win audiences is to tell people about the life and death of Christ. Every other approach is a waste.

Fulton J. Sheen

It is seldom in life that one knows that a coming event is to be of crucial importance.

Anya Seton

In life, as in chess, forethought wins.

Charles Buxton

I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.

Eugene Forsey

Man has lost one quality, the quality of zestfulness. And without zest, what is life? Just waiting for death? It can't be anything else.

Osho

Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought of their impending death

Jhonen Vasquez

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.

Norman Vincent Peale

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life

Bertrand Russell

Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Norman Cousins

The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to liver dangerously.

Friedrich Nietzsche

As soon as there is life there is danger.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.

Winston Churchill

Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!

Friedrich Nietzsche

The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere.

Rose Wilder Lane

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

Buddha

For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life.

Jonathan Mayhew

Sometimes the world seems like a big hole. You spend all your life shouting down it and all you hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.

Adam Duritz

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