Life Quotes

People who see life as anything more than pure entertainment are missing the point.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

The surest way to get a thing in this life is to be prepared for doing without it, to the exclusion even of hope.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.

Thomas Carlyle

One life; a little gleam of Time between two Eternities; no second chance to us for evermore!

Thomas Carlyle

We don't admit it to ourselves, not until the very moment of death, but in that moment, we see all life before us and we understand how we chose, every day of our lives, the manner of our death.

Orson Scott Card

Anything in life worth having is worth working for!

Andrew Carnegie

Nothing else matters much -- not wealth, nor learning, nor even health -- without this gift: the spiritual capacity to keep zest in living. This is the creed of creeds, the final deposit and distillation of all important faiths: that you should be able to believe in life.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

I wonder will death be much lonelier than life. Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You can live close against other people yet your lives never touch. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even coming and going.

Emily Carr

The real task is not to rid life of ethics but to rid ethics of its ideological content.

John Carroll

I suppose every child has a world of his own and every man, too, for the matter of that. I wonder if that's the cause for all the misunderstanding there is in Life?

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyones task is unique as his specific opportunity.

Viktor Frankl

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.

Oprah Winfrey

Whether happy or unhappy, life is the only treasure man possesses.

Giacomo Casanova

Happy or unhappy, life is the only treasure which man possesses.

Giacomo Casanova

There is not love of life without despair about life.

Albert Camus

It's better to bet on this life than on the next.

Albert Camus

It takes time to live. Like any work of art, life needs to be thought about.

Albert Camus

I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.

Alphonse Gabriel Capone

You resent death. You regret death. But as for your own life, you know perfectly well that no one can threaten it at all. Death is something that happens to someone else.

Orson Scott Card

Often in this our life do we begin by cursing men and end by loving them. A sense of the common fallibility of all flesh makes us kin. No man is lovable who is invincible.

Sir Neville Cardus

Life is whole only when it isnt subordinate to a specific object that exceeds it. In this way, the essence of entirety is freedom.

Georges Bataille

Life is very marvelous ... and to the wonders of the earth there is no end appointed.

James Branch Cabell

The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority.

John Caldwell Calhoun

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