Life Quotes

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

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

I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love. Therefore, since I have known all of these things, I have found them to be reason enough and I wish to live. Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations.

Lorraine Hansberry

Life is a field of unlimited possibilities. If you create any open space within yourself, love will fill it.

Deepak Chopra

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The pure air and dazzling snow belong to things beyond the reach of all personal feeling, almost beyond the reach of life. Yet such things are a part of our life, neither the least noble nor the most terrible.

Frederick Soddy

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

Rebecca West

The worst thing in life may contain the seeds of the best. When you see crisis as an opportunity, your life becomes not easier, but more satisfying.

Joe Kogel

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

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