Life Is Messy Quotes

What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.

Tenzin Gyatso

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.

Martin Luther King Jr

Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

Tom Head

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.

Elie Wiesel

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

Dorothy Thompson

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Carl Gustav Jung

Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

Ernest Hemingway

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

Anais Nin

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.

Mitch Albom

When you look at your life the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.

Joyce Brothers

Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don't ever have to live out the consequences.

Frances Fox Piven

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?


In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt

Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
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