Life Quotes

Everyone in life is looking for a certain rush. Racing is where I get mine.

John Trautmann

Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story.

Terry Goodkind

One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.

Oscar Wilde

Prayer is an end to isolation. It is living our daily life with someone; with him who alone can deliver us from solitude.

Georges Lefevre

There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.

Harriet Martineau

Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.

Henry Miller

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.

Joseph Campbell

Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.

Plato

Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

Frederic Bastiat

When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you

Zig Ziglar

In every aspect of life, including the economic dimension, we are always challenged to do the right thing. In many cases in the market system, which allows a great deal of latitude for human choice, people can get carried away to excess.

Lee R. Raymond

I hold this as a rule of life: Too much of anything is bad.

Terence

Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life -- its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness -- conjoin to dull our sensory faculties.

Susan Sontag

The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.

Orison Swett Marden

Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.

Victor Hugo

We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.

Hannah Arendt

Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness. And the intelligence which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.

David Herbert Lawrence

I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.

Lord Nelson

The most decisive actions of our life... are most often unconsidered actions.

André Gide

There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?

George Henry Borrow

The Night has a thousand eyes, And the Day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

Oscar Wilde

How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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