Life Quotes

The survival of the human species is inescapably linked with the survival of all other forms of life.

Michael Frome†

Life attracts life.

Paulo Coelho

Life takes us by surprise and orders us to move toward the unknown even when we don't want to and when we think we don't need to.

Paulo Coelho

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset.

Crowfoot

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

Mary Cholmondeley

We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.

Randolph Silliman Bourne

Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.

Samuel Johnson

Vices enter into the composition of virtues as poison into that of medicines. Prudence collects and blends the two and renders them useful against the ills of life.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.

Akhenaton

If I were to persuade just one person to stop fighting for something they were convinced was worthwhile, I would end up persuading myself, and my whole life would be diminished.

Paulo Coelho

Life has been very hard on me, but, at the same time, it has taught me a great deal.

Paulo Coelho

To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life.

Paulo Coelho

Too often man handles life as he does the†bad weather, He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop

Alfred Polgar

My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here.

Ernie Fletcher

Poetry being the sign of that which all men desire, even though the desire be unconscious, intensity of life or completeness of experience, the universality of its appeal is a matter of course.

John Drinkwater

Life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them.

Cato the Elder

Millions of American families affected by debilitating diseases have new hope today after the U.S. House passed legislation to support potentially life-saving stem cell research.

Nancy L. Johnson

Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky

Rabindranath Tagore

I don't know Who or what put the question, I don't know when it was put. I don't even remember answering. But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone or Something and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal.

Dag Hammarskjld

In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us ... Hence too the necessity of preparing for it.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible not to have run away.

Dag Hammarskjld

Life is made up of a series of judgments on insufficient data, and if we waited to run down all our doubts, it would flow past us.

Billings Learned Hand

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